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Weekly Roundup #190

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-02-26_190.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  / https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / […]

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EverDrive GG x7 Available For Order

Krikzz has just released the updated version of his Everdrive ROM cart for the Sega Game Gear:  https://everdrive.me/cartridges/everdrive-gg-x7.html The x7 offers quite a few upgrades over the original, including save states, in-game menu and instant loading!  Here’s the full list of features: Max ROM size: 4MByte Max SAVE RAM size: 32KByte Save States function and In-Game […]

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Koryuu Transcoder – 1st Look

Here’s a review of the Koryuu Transcoder, a device that converts Composite and S-Video to YPbPr Component video.  The device is brand new and the developer has spoken about potentially adding some interesting updates in future firmware versions.  Here’s a video that demo’s it’s main features, available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute (below).   Links […]

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SEGA Arcade: Pop-Up History

A “pop-up” book was just released that celebrates some of the “body sensation” arcade machines from Sega;  Games that aimed to give players a more immersive experience than just standing in front of a wooden cabinet and playing with a stick + buttons.  The games featured in the book are:  Hang-On, Space Harrier, Out Run, After […]

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Displaced Gamers: Intro To Chroma

Displaced Gamers recently posted an excellent video that explains chroma – Or, essentially how colors are created with analog video signals. The video starts out by breaking down analog video formats and demonstrating how the signals are generated.  I love the examples they used of oscilloscope captures shown over 100% color bars!  This is one […]

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Weekly Roundup #189

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-02-19_189.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  / https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / […]

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How GBA Graphics Worked

Modern Vintage Gamer has just released a follow-up to his excellent video that explained how Game Boy Graphics work, this time concentrating on the GBA.  As with all MVG videos, he does a great job presenting the information in a way that will satisfy most techincal experts, without alienating his less-technical viewers. Without spoiling too […]