Vanessa (Vanessaira)

SmokeMonster’s MiSTer Expose Extravaganza

“If you are at the bleeding edge of classic gaming, then you’ve heard of MiSTer!” SmokeMonster   If you have not, then you really need to check out Smoke’s videos showcasing this amazing little piece of tech.  He is putting forth a ton of effort into highlighting each core of the MiSTer.  Currently counting down […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

C64 Video Enhancement, Analog Only

c0pperdragon on their GitHub project page has released a new PCB design for a simple Commodore 64 Video Enhancement.  While their other main piece to this project is for a video enhancement that will utilize component video.  This is just a cheaper analog option replacing the RF modulator so users can improve the original S-Video […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

World Wide Web Banking on the S.N.E.S.???

Yahel over at Wrestling With Gaming has dug up some interesting information regarding a banking system product set that was intended for use on the Super Nintendo.  In his video Yahel breaks down the cartridge and possible peripheral hardware as well as a promo video from the company behind the device, TranDirect.  It is rather […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Helpful Advice for Capturing Displayed Images Off CRT

Lazy Game Reviews (LGR) recently posted a helpful video about recording and capturing real time footage from CRT monitors.  Clint goes into the details on how he sets up his camera, added hardware or accessories used while shooting.  As well as the post production and editing done to have the final images you see on […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters just posted an update on their Kickstarter page.  In it they state that the initial samples are finished and wish to get the prototypes into a test batch production run.  If the pilot production and final set of testing is successful.  Mass production will soon follow.  Retro Fighters had hoped to have these […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Iceblox Plus (C64 Game) Getting A Physical Release

The game Iceblox Plus is getting a physical release from the publisher Psytronik Software.  Iceblox Plus is a homebrew game for the Commodore 64 (C64) developed by Karl Hörnell and is free to download or name your price support/purchase, and is also stated to be compatible for the C 64 Mini. Purchasable from the web […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Pinball Dreams Available Now! For Amstrad CPC

The amazing Pinball game, “Pinball Dreams” is now available to play on the Amstrad CPC line of computers.  First reported exclusively on Indie Retro News with extensive coverage from Novabug and his YouTube channel.  This Amiga classic pinball game from Digital Illusions (the gaming studio that is now known as DICE of Battlefield fame) is […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Sharp X68000 Shoulder Bag Coming Soon

This snazzy looking shoulder bag is designed to carry and protect the legendary Japanese computer, the SHARP X68000.  Designed for the “Manhattan Skyline” style of X68000’s, it will be available for preorder from the Japanese web store Helmets, for ¥21,384 (About $200)  The site states that quality materials are being used in the construction of […]