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Everdrive N8 & N8 Pro Status Updates

Krikzz has posted a few updates regarding the Everdrive N8 and N8 Pro Flash/ROM carts.  First, Krikzz has released a beta “auto-boot” firmware for developers that want to test their games on an Everdrive as if it were a real cartridge:  https://krikzz.com/pub/support/var/EDFC-autoboot.zip To auto-boot, simply rename your existing “EDFC” folder and add that one.  Then choose […]

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Analogue to release “Analogue Pocket” and Analogue 8″?

A recent trademark filing from Analogue may have leaked their plans for upcoming products:  https://www.trademarkia.com/company-analogue-inc-4617390-page-1-2 As shown on trademarkia, Analogue Inc. has filed trademarks on a handheld console named the Analogue Pocket, as well as another console titled the Analogue 8.  What they do with those trademarks is obviously speculation at this point, but a handheld […]

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Weekly Roundup #161

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=2019-08-07_161.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html 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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]

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GBC Rechargeable Battery Kits

Video Game Perfection has just listed McWill’s rechargeable battery kit for Game Boy Color consoles:  https://www.videogameperfection.com/products/charger-gameboy-color/ Installation seems fairly easy, although it does require cutting a bit of plastic from your GBC.  The kit does not come with a battery due to shipping regulations, so you’ll need to pick up one 14500 rechargeable lipro battery such as the […]

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FirebrandX’s Neo Geo AES PSU Guide

Finding a power supply for your Neo Geo AES can be really confusing and possibly dangerous to your console.  FirebrandX has just posted a guide that clears up which PSU to use with each console, how to identify them…and even shows how to convert a 5v model to 9v! Check out the full post here:  http://www.firebrandx.com/aespsuguide.html …and […]

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MiSTer In-Line Power Switch

MiSTeraddons.com has just listed a fully-tested power switch for the MiSTer platform:  http://misteraddons.com/product/in-line-power-switch/ Most of the in-line switches people have been testing with the MiSTer have significantly dropped the voltage when put between the power supply and DE-10, causing performance issues.  You’d think finding something as basic as a power switch would be simple, but this is […]

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NGPC Backlit Screen From Aliexpress???

A seller on Aliexpress has just listed a color backlit screen kit for $46.35 that supposedly works on a Neo Geo Pocket Color:  https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000062022460.html   UPDATE:  It appears the seller changed the listing and is no longer combining the NGPC cable with the GBC listing.  Many people ordered already though, so I’m crossing my fingers it works! […]

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OSSC Color Replacement Cases

Classic game store has just released replacement cases for the Open Source Scan Converter in eight different transparent colors: Violet Blue Orange Yellow Red Lime Black Brown The price is around $20 and they ship worldwide:  https://classicgamestore.ch/ossc-acryl-gehaeuse EDIT:  Video Game Perfection has their own versions of these cases in stock as well, however they’re translucent, not […]