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External 3DO ODE’s Available For Pre-Order

Fixel has just opened pre-orders on their new optical drive emulator for the 3DO.  As discussed previously, you can choose from the external “X-Port” version for $350, or if you have an FZ-1 with a broken drive you can save some money with the $250 internal version.  Both are “plug and play” devices with no […]

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Virtual Boy Multiplayer Games Demo’d

Elrinth has recently released a video demoing a few of the Virtual Boy’s homebrew, two-player, link cable games.  The Virtual Boy never had any official two-player titles, however there was a link port available on the hardware and romhackers found a two-player mode hidden in Mario Tennis’ code.  Since then, members of the homebrew community […]

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Weekly Roundup #304

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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+ […]

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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 […]

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Weekly Roundup #303

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]