Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Voltage Blaster -5V ISA Slot Adapter

Phil from Phil’s Computer Lab has teamed up with Necroware to design and release the “Voltage Blaster”.  A device which is an ISA slot based adapter that helps facilitate the proper voltage needed to run many vintage ISA slot based sound cards.  Some classic sound cards like the Sound Blaster 2.0 requires -5V to operate […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Reverse Engineered 3DFX Voodoo 5 6000

A user by the handle zx-c64 on MODLABS.net (anthony on the vogons) has recently announced an update to their currently “untitled project” which aims to produce a new 3DFX compatible 3D graphic accelerator (video card).  3DFX Interactive was the company behind the immensely popular Voodoo line of video cards in the mid to late 90’s […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

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 […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

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 […]