Bob

Fenrir Saturn ODE: 21-pin pre-orders open

Developer Ced has just announced that the 21-pin version of his Saturn Optical Drive Emulator called the Fenrir is now completed!  Pre-orders for both that and the original 20-pin version are now available from CastleMania Games: Purchase Fenrir (choose version from the drop-down):  http://bit.ly/fenrirode The best way to determine which Saturn you have is by opening […]

Dan Mons

MDFourier Amiga port started

MDFourier author Artemio has summarised the busy March 240p Test Suite and MDFourier updates via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/new-monoscope-49474110 And within is an excellent nugget of information for Commodore Amiga fans – the very popular personal computer line that debuted worldwide in 1985 is getting a port of the excellent MDFourier audio comparison tool. The initial model, […]

Bob

Metroid Prime 2D Demo

A team of people have been working on a 2D version of the GameCube game Metroid Prime.  A beta version is available that lets you get a few items, as well as get a sense of what the game is like.  It’s awesome! Direct download link:  https://mppa-pack-and-other-public-junk.s3.amazonaws.com/Prime2D_0.1.21.4.1A.zip Forum:  https://forum.prime2d.com/t/prime-2d-demo-v0-1-21-4-1/6582 I spent some time with it this morning […]

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 […]

Bob

Sony CRT & Projection Factory Videos

The Computer History Archives Project has just uploaded two promotional, “factory tour” videos that showed a Sony manufacturing plant in the US.  The first video (above) showed the process of making Sony’s CRT TV’s, as well as described the challenges of making a flat-tube TV:  The reason for the curve was to provide more strength […]

Bob

Remotely Update MiSTer via SSH

As more people are integrating their MiSTer setups into a CRT-based arcade machine, one small concern is popping up:  The potential for burn-in as the machine is left on during the update process.  This is a tiny concern and only one that’s relevant after continuous use, but since CRT’s are long out of production, anything you […]

Alex Mitchell

Analogue Delays Pocket, confirms April SNt re-stock

Analogue Inc confirmed today that their next console, the handheld Analogue Pocket, has been delayed. Analogue had originally projected a May 2021 shipping window when the limited number of Pocket pre-orders were available in August 2020,  but that has been pushed back five months to October 2021. As anyone watching the news can guess, Analogue […]