Sega Nomad Triple Bypass Boards Now Available

Mobius Strip Tech is now selling custom Sega Triple Bypass boards for the Sega Nomad handheld!  These kits upgrade the RGB video, as well as the audio from both the headphone jack AND the speaker!!! When purchasing these kits, you’ll need to specify if you’d leaving in the original Nomad screen, or using an aftermarket […]

Krikzz Teases Smaller-Sized GBA Everdrive

Krikzz has just tweeted a picture of an upcoming version of the Everdrive GBA x5, that’s the same size as a standard Game Boy Advance cartridge! This revision should be functionally the same, meaning this is just an aesthetic upgrade, however this might have been the single most requested  change to the design.  Krikzz also […]

Weekly Roundup #186

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-01-29_186.mp3  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  / https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment used to shoot […]

GBC IPS Replacement Screen Kit

funnyplaying.com has recently released an IPS screen replacement kit for the Game Boy Color.  This apparently uses the same screen as the GBA IPS kit, with a different ribbon cable for the GBC:  https://funnyplaying.com/collections/gameboy/products/for-gbc-ips-high-light-backlight-lcd-kits Installation requires you to cut plastic on the inside of the case, making it an irreversible mod.  Luckily, replacement GBC housings […]

Super Mario Land v1.2 Released

The creator of the really awesome remake of Super Mario Land for the SNES has just posted one more revision:  https://archive.org/details/newsupermarioland I honestly thought the game’s v1.1 revision had fixed all the complaints people had, but the creator has added the following changes: Further improved gameplay & camera movement. Improved Power Ball functionality. Level design closer to […]

GCLoader Plug&Play Version Announced

Dan aka citrus3000psi has just tweeted a teaser of the next revision GCLoader:  One that requires no soldering at all! As shown in the picture above, Dan was able to source a connector that allowed you to simply remove the DVD drive and plug the GCloader in it’s place.  I honestly didn’t think the original installation […]

Mario 64 Sped Up By Recompiling

MattKC just posted a video that, if true, points out an interesting choice by Nintendo’s Mario 64 dev team:  Apparently they didn’t use optimization when compiling the C code used in the NTSC versions of the game.  This resulted in certain areas being really slow and dropping well below the goal of 30fps. The video […]

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