Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Interview & Work Crunch Discussion

Recently, Nate (DirectFeedGames) and Modern Vintage Gamer (MVG) invited Matt Philips onto the Nate the Hate podcast.  Where they discussed various issues regarding the video game industry, giving a inside look into this passion we all love.  The primary topic for this episode was on the issue of development time crunch within the industry.  Their […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Amiga Mini & Amig-Hybrid | R.M.C. & Stephen Jones

  Stephen Jones, the man behind the retro inspired Checkmate A1500 computer case.  Has developed a new retro inspired case called the “Amiga Mini”.  The Amiga Mini is a slightly smaller case when compared to the Checkmate A1500 and is designed to be more in line with the dimensions of the O.E.M. (Original Equipment Manufactured) […]

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Helpful Guide Purchasing Cap Kits | RetroTechUSA

Steve of RetroTechUSA recently released a follow up video going over the basics of purchasing capacitors and what Do It Yourselfers (D.I.Y.) should know when buying capacitors.  His previous video covered the process of creating your own “cap” kit list based on the specific manufactures data sheets per CRT models. However for this video Retro […]

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Mega MIDI Interface for EverDrive X7/Pro

Robert Hargreaves has just finished implementing the Mega MIDI Interface for the Mega EverDrive X7 and X7 Pro models of krikzz’ designed flash carts for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.  This is a tool that allows composers to use krikzz’s cart for music creation in addition to its gaming capabilities.  Providing a solution similar to the […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Satoru Iwata’s VIC20 Easter Egg Code Restored

Vintage/Retro Computer and video game programmer Robin Harbron, aka 8-Bit Show and Tell recently did a video on his YouTube channel covering the late great Satoru Iwata.  In his video Mr. Harbron detailed a brief history behind one of Mr. Iwata’s first coded/published video games at HAL Laboratories, Star Battle for the Commodore VIC20 8-bit  […]

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WinUAE 4.4.0 Update Released

The Amiga Emulator WinUAE has recently released their latest update.  Now available as version 4.4.0.  This new version brings out a whole host of new features and bug fixes, as well as bringing an overall accuracy to the emulation project.  Making the already attractive WinUAE even better.  Here is the full feature list and bug […]

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Amiga Warp 1260 Review via Dan Wood

Dan Wood from the Retro Hour Podcast just reviewed the Warp 1260 Accelerator Board from CS-Labs.  This is an accelerator card meant for the Amiga 1200 that completely transforms the machine into a substantially more powerful Amiga.  As well as add modern solutions, features, and abilities a stock Amiga 1200 owner could never dream of.  […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New RetroTINK-2X Mini Revealed

Mike Chi, the developer of the RetroTINK series of products has just availed his latest video scaling solution.  Called the RT2X Mini, this device is designed to be a simple, cost effective video solution for those users who just need composite or S-Video upscaled to 480p or 576p.  Mike noted that the new Mini replaces […]

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Mega EverDrive Pro Is Now Available For Purchase

Hardware and rom cart designer Igor Golubovskiy “Kr!Kzz” has just announced that the much anticipated Mega EverDrive Pro is now available for purchase.  This improved “Pro” model SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive cart is due in large part to the necessity of the hardware design and components used.  Some of the microchips used in the making of […]