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Darksoft CPS3 Ultra Simm Multi Review

Scarlett Sprites posted a review of Darksoft’s new CPSIII Ultra Simm kit; An upgraded version of Darksoft’s original kit that has quite a few advantages over the original, including (and especially) instant switching between games!  Joe’s video above has all the info you’ll need on it with one small correction:  The Red Earth bug was […]

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Weekly Roundup #248

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2021-04-07_248.mp3 If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to buy anyway, at […]

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Fenrir Saturn ODE: 21-pin pre-orders open

Developer Ced has just announced that the 21-pin version of his Saturn Optical Drive Emulator called the Fenrir is now completed!  Pre-orders for both that and the original 20-pin version are now available from CastleMania Games: Purchase Fenrir (choose version from the drop-down):  http://bit.ly/fenrirode The best way to determine which Saturn you have is by opening […]

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Metroid Prime 2D Demo

A team of people have been working on a 2D version of the GameCube game Metroid Prime.  A beta version is available that lets you get a few items, as well as get a sense of what the game is like.  It’s awesome! Direct download link:  https://mppa-pack-and-other-public-junk.s3.amazonaws.com/Prime2D_0.1.21.4.1A.zip Forum:  https://forum.prime2d.com/t/prime-2d-demo-v0-1-21-4-1/6582 I spent some time with it this morning […]

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Sony CRT & Projection Factory Videos

The Computer History Archives Project has just uploaded two promotional, “factory tour” videos that showed a Sony manufacturing plant in the US.  The first video (above) showed the process of making Sony’s CRT TV’s, as well as described the challenges of making a flat-tube TV:  The reason for the curve was to provide more strength […]

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Remotely Update MiSTer via SSH

As more people are integrating their MiSTer setups into a CRT-based arcade machine, one small concern is popping up:  The potential for burn-in as the machine is left on during the update process.  This is a tiny concern and only one that’s relevant after continuous use, but since CRT’s are long out of production, anything you […]