Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Legendary NYC Plumber Dead at 35

Legendary NYC Plumber Mario found dead at 35. Witnesses say they saw Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto fleeing the scene after he was heard screaming at Mario that his pixels had stretched to far to 16:9. Usual suspect Browser, King of Koopas was publicly addressing his troops and supporters leveling his normal accusations at Mario, and the […]

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Sony Officially Announces Closure of Old Stores

Sony Computer Entertainment has officially announced the closure of the online PlayStation Store fronts for PlayStation 3, Portable (PSP), and Vita devices.  In this release, Sony gave a break down in the form of an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of what services would and would not be available and what users could expect going forward […]

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RetroN Sq Game Boy Review MJR

Note from the Writer: I want to apologize for getting this out a week late.  This should have been released for the previous Weekly Roundup. Recently the Hidden Gems Guru & YouTuber Metal Jesus Rocks received a preview unit of the new RetroN Sq.  A general purpose all in one Game Boy device which is […]

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Voltage Blaster -5V ISA Slot Adapter

Phil from Phil’s Computer Lab has teamed up with Necroware to design and release the “Voltage Blaster”.  A device which is an ISA slot based adapter that helps facilitate the proper voltage needed to run many vintage ISA slot based sound cards.  Some classic sound cards like the Sound Blaster 2.0 requires -5V to operate […]

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Reverse Engineered 3DFX Voodoo 5 6000

A user by the handle zx-c64 on MODLABS.net (anthony on the vogons) has recently announced an update to their currently “untitled project” which aims to produce a new 3DFX compatible 3D graphic accelerator (video card).  3DFX Interactive was the company behind the immensely popular Voodoo line of video cards in the mid to late 90’s […]

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New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

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Interview & Work Crunch Discussion

Recently, Nate (DirectFeedGames) and Modern Vintage Gamer (MVG) invited Matt Philips onto the Nate the Hate podcast.  Where they discussed various issues regarding the video game industry, giving a inside look into this passion we all love.  The primary topic for this episode was on the issue of development time crunch within the industry.  Their […]

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Amiga Mini & Amig-Hybrid | R.M.C. & Stephen Jones

  Stephen Jones, the man behind the retro inspired Checkmate A1500 computer case.  Has developed a new retro inspired case called the “Amiga Mini”.  The Amiga Mini is a slightly smaller case when compared to the Checkmate A1500 and is designed to be more in line with the dimensions of the O.E.M. (Original Equipment Manufactured) […]

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Helpful Guide Purchasing Cap Kits | RetroTechUSA

Steve of RetroTechUSA recently released a follow up video going over the basics of purchasing capacitors and what Do It Yourselfers (D.I.Y.) should know when buying capacitors.  His previous video covered the process of creating your own “cap” kit list based on the specific manufactures data sheets per CRT models. However for this video Retro […]