SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

NEW! Saturn 3D Analog USB Adapter

Hardware developer & tinkerer Takusan (aka GEEKY Fab) just recently announced the release of a new USB-C adapter module for the Saturn’s 3D Analog Control Pad, aka the Sega “Multi Controller” or “marucon” (マルコン) in Japan. The primary aim of this device (according to its creator) is the use of the 3D control pad on […]

Alex Mitchell

Alternative PSIO Menu Blocked by Legal Threats

(Update #2: August 14, 2023) In the face of legal threats from Cybdyn, danhas42 has taken the perfectly reasonable course of action to not release LiteMenu or its source code. The PS-IOwned project is—allegedly—still working on their own implementation though, but only time will tell how they react to similar pressures.  (Update #1: August 13, […]

Alex Mitchell

OpenLara Project Expands: 3DO & Jaguar Ports

By now there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of OpenLara—an open source project that aims to reverse engineer the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider engine so that it can be modernized and ported to other platforms. OpenLara has recently gained a lot of attention for the incredible Game Boy Advance port that has been making […]

Rany Battikh

The Scopetrex – Play Vectrex games on an Oscilloscope!

Retro computer hardware expert Eric Schlaepfer aka Tube Time just released the full schematics of a Vectrex motherboard replica. The Scopetrex, as he calls it, plugs right into an analog oscilloscope and takes advantage of its vector-based monitor to accurately display Vectrex games. Tube Time designed the Scopetrex PCB layout from scratch after carefully studying […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

MVG Ports Heart of Darkness to the XBOX

Modern Vintage Gamer recently added a new video to his YouTube channel showcasing an incredibly special insight into coding and porting game source material.  In his video he breaks down his process of taking the open source code for the game Heart of Darkness and using that code to port its source to the original […]

Rany Battikh

RetroTINK Ultimate is now open sourced

Retro Gaming hardware/equipment developer Mike Chi has just just released the design files of the RetroTINK Ultimate to the public thus changing the status of the product from discontinued to open sourced. Update – Now sold by CastleMania: In late 2019, Mike sold the very last batch of the RetroTINK Ultimate, a Raspberry Pi hat […]


Vextreme: An Open-Source Vectrex Flash Cart

Rattboi and Technobly have designed a new open-source Vectrex Flash Cart called the Vextreme, based on Spritesmod’s Vectrex Extreme flash cart, which was generously open-sourced by Spritesmod (GPL3). The PCB design was largely based on pictures posted at Spritesmod, but with a retooled firmware and boot ROM that are easier to build. The cart has […]


Open-Source GDEMU Menu

Like it or not, GDEMU’s can now be found everywhere, at a cheap price.  The current version of the firmware and menu are (in my opinion) excellent, with only a few flaws.  Unfortunately, Neuroacid, the creator of the original GDEMU GUI hasn’t posted in a long time or released the source code, leaving the community […]