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Another Bad Mod Shop Exposed

ATTENTION:  The video above and thoughts in this post are regarding PROFESSIONAL MOD SHOPS.  By no means are we referring to DIY’ers, or beginners, only people who run businesses modding. Voultar has just posted another video about him repairing work done by a “professional” modder.  It’s heartbreaking that after all the work the retro gaming community […]

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Koryuu Production Has Started

Production has started on the previously announced Koryuu converter, targeting an early 2020 target release date:  https://www.videogameperfection.com/2019/11/25/koryuu-is-go/ The Koryuu fills what (in my opinion) is a fairly important need in the retro gaming world:  A Composite and S-Video to component video conversion.  While that might seem odd at first, think about how many RGB monitors or […]

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Interview with Markus aka Marqs

I had the pleasure of interviewing Markus Hiienkari, the creator of the OSSC (Open Source Scan Converter) and CPSHDMI products; The person who changed how the entire retro gaming community uses classic consoles on digital displays! Before Markus, there was no zero lag HDMI scaler! His amazing talent and humble demeanor is inspiring and I’m […]

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Game Boy Advance FPGA Core Released for MiSTer

FPGA developer Robert Peip aka FPGAzumSpass has just released a MiSTer core for his FPGA implementation of the Game Boy Advance.  HDMI output is currently supported with analog (RGB/Component/VGA) in the works. At the moment, the core can be downloaded simply by running the MiSTer update script (either “update” or “update_console” depending on your version), […]

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OSSC Profile Maker

FirebrandX has just released a video that demonstrates how to use paulb_nl’s Open Source Scan Converter (OSSC) profile creation website to make your own profile packs:  http://pbnl.byethost7.com/ossc/profiles The combination of Paul’s profile import feature, the new firmware with both an on-screen display and more advanced timing support and FBX’s optimal timings is so substantial that […]

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Weekly Roundup #176

UPDATE:  Marseille has responded and confirmed that pre-6th generation consoles through the OSSC aren’t supported through the mClassic, as they’ll output non-standard timings. Consoles like the GameCube, Wii, Xbox and PS2 (and newer) should be compatible though. Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download: Video […]

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GDEMU Firmware Pulled

ODE creator Deunan has just posted a message stating he’s taken down all links to GDEMU firmware:  https://gdemu.wordpress.com/2019/11/18/out-of-time/ In the blog post, Deunan clams the reason the firmware is being pulled is because some people’s GDEMU’s were being bricked during the firmware update process.   At first, I assumed that meant “pulled until a fix is released”, […]

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New RGB & 240p Mod for the 3DO

Dan’s back at it again, this time with a brand new RGB mod for the 3DO!  This kit can be installed in every single model 3DO, except the few with the “Anvil” chip – Which are luckily only found in the very late model FZ-10 and Goldstar GDO-202.  It supports true 240p output, without any boot issues, […]