Capture Card Testing with the OSSC and MiSTer

Recently, SmokeMonster published an article detailing how to achieve 5x and 6x mode with MiSTer, and with the use of a Datapath Vision E1/E1S Capture Card, being able to record or stream lagless gameplay. But with the fact it’s aging hardware and the Amazon price is roughly $880, I wanted to look for other options. […]

8BitDo 2.4 GHz SNES controllers

Renowned console peripherals designers 8BitDo have just opened pre-orders for their new SN30 2.4 GHz wireless controller for the SNES/Super Famicom. To coincide with the release of Analogue’s Super-NT back in early 2018, 8BitDo released matching Bluetooth controllers that interfaced with the Super Nintendo’s 7-pin port through their very own dongle called the Retro Receiver. […]

Not For Resale: A Video Game Store Documentary

I just watched the documentary “Not For Resale” (trailer above), which highlights retro video game stores, the people who run them and how the switch from physical to digital media is affecting them. The documentary has a strong focus on what the death pf physical media means for us as gamers.  While digital distribution has […]

PS1 Net Yaroze Dev Kit & Unreleased Game

Modern Vintage Gamer just posted a video that includes a pretty cool bonus:  An unreleased PS1 game based on the light cycle scene from Tron! The main video is about the $750 Net Yaroze “official homebrew” development kit for the original PlayStation.  Basically, Sony wanted to create a homebrew game scene on the PS1 and […]

Updated OSSC FirebrandX Profiles

FirebrandX has just updated his OSSC profiles on Feb 20th, 2020.  Added are the much-appreciated Neo-Geo and N64 profiles. Download them at http://www.firebrandx.com/osscprofiles.html For those unfamiliar; you will need to convert the json files to a bin file.  Above is a YouTube video on how to convert the json profiles to a bin file and configure your […]

Weekly Roundup #190

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=2020-02-26_190.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  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  / […]

EverDrive GG x7 Available For Order

Krikzz has just released the updated version of his Everdrive ROM cart for the Sega Game Gear:  https://everdrive.me/cartridges/everdrive-gg-x7.html The x7 offers quite a few upgrades over the original, including save states, in-game menu and instant loading!  Here’s the full list of features: Max ROM size: 4MByte Max SAVE RAM size: 32KByte Save States function and In-Game […]

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