Weekly Roundup #304

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Rany Battikh

3DO FZ-1 ODE Mount

Engineer Robert Dale Smith, creator of the SNES-2-3DO, has just released the design files of a plastic mount used to firmly hold in place an ODE, specifically inside of a Panasonic 3DO FZ-1 console. This mount was originally designed to perfectly fit MNEMO’s ODE, but according to Robert, it should also work fine with Fixel’s […]


MiSTer FPGA News & Updates – Vigilante, PSX updates, Alpha Mission and More

  Alpha Mission Beta Core RndMNKIII released a beta core for the arcade game Alpha Mission. There are still other things left to be implemented and there are some graphical glitches. The developer asks any bugs to be reported to the project’s GitHub. Github: Twitter post: post:  PSX Core Update Here […]


Interview With Jammin’ Sam

Here’s an interview with Sam Miller, the musician who’s been restoring / reverse engineering Super Nintendo soundtracks.  Sam’s accomplishing this by tracking down the original samples used to create the music you hear from the original game and re-creating the soundtracks with the original samples.  This is awesome for so many reasons and I hope […]


Doom 32X ‘Resurrection’ v2.0 Update

The team behind the amazing Sega 32x restoration of Doom has just released an update with some interesting new features!  There’s unique features like the ability to play against another person with a full 32x setup via the Zero Tolerance Link Cable, which links two consoles together via the second controller port.  There’s also more […]


MegaSD Firmware v1.05 R06 Released

Terraonion has just released a firmware update for their Sega Genesis & Mega Drive ROM Cart / ODE.  There’s a few bugfixes and a new feature:  The ability to have CD audio added to 32x games.  This will not require the MSDEXP adapter, as it’s not emulating a 32xCD game and instead using their MD+ […]


Atari’s Battlezone Military Simulator

Ian, aka Historical Nerd just released a video about how Atari created a tank simulator for the US military. There’s other similar stories out there, like with a Sega-made war trainer, but a few things really stood out about this story (and Ian’s excellent visuals!). First, I had no idea the controls in this simulator […]