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Repair Your Pokémon 3DS Cart?

There’s been some reports of Pokémon Omega Ruby 3DS cart’s no longer booting.  While the issue seemed a bit over-blown, it is something that’s happening to some people and Voultar thinks he might have a fix!:  Opening the cart and re-flowing the chip seems to have solved the issue. It makes sense that these small “cartridges” […]

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NES Savestates Added to MiSTer

Developer Robert Peip has just implemented savestates into the NES core, for the MiSTer FPGA project.  To get this feature, simply update using your favorite script;  Mine is still update_all.  You can also try setting up remote updating, if you’re a fellow IT nerd! To access, simply toggle the MiSTer menu while in game, then […]

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Weekly Roundup #253

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2021-05-12_253.mp3 If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to buy anyway, at […]

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AxunWorks Supergun Power Supply

AxunWorks has just released a high quality enclosure that includes a MeanWell PSU and a voltage meter.  You have a choice between a green or black panel color (for the front and rear), but the outer casing is the same color.  Also, individual power adapters are sold separately for $15;  Just make sure to select […]

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VirtualDub2: Uncompressed Capture Guide Added

I just updated the Video Capture section of the website, to reflect a major change in my capture method:  I switched from using a customized OBS version, to using VirtualDub2.  This could be helpful both for people looking to capture uncompressed, or people who use normal compression and just want a reliable method!  Here’s links […]

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Rare SA-1 Demo Cart Dumped, Released

In March, Forest of Illusion, a Twitter account designed for “Preserving Nintendo’s History”, posted a tweet about a SA-1 demonstration cartridge being available on eBay. The cartridge was undumped at that time and showed two mysterious demos:  The first suggested a comparison between S-CPU (SNES CPU) and C-CPU (SA-1 CPU) and the next suggested a […]

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How to Update Your RetroTINK’s Firmware

Here’s a video that goes over everything you’d need to know about updating the firmware on your RetroTINK products. It’s a REALLY easy process, but I thought a quick runthrough showing all the models compatible with USB updating might be a help to some people. After you do it once though, it’s super quick to […]

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No-Cut Saturn SPDIF Mount

Greg from LaserBear has just completed a project that replaces the rear battery door in your Sega Saturn, with a 3D-printed door that includes a SPDIF jack.  This is designed to provide a convenient, no-cut solution for anyone performing a digital audio mod on a Saturn.  The kit includes the door and SPDIF board/jack, but […]

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Kevin Mellott Launches Web Store

Kevin Mellott, creator of devices like the HyperFlash32 and the Dreamcast link cable has just listed all of his products on a new web store:  https://www.retroonyx.com/products Previously, you’d need to email Kevin directly for purchases, which isn’t the most efficient for anyone.  At first, I imagine it wasn’t too bad, as some of Kevin’s items […]