Bob

Neo SD Loader Updates

Furrtek has posted more details about the upcoming Neo SD Loader project.  As if we weren’t excited enough already… First, pictures of the near-final boards have been posted (shown above) and look great!  He’s still trying to determine the best location for people who’d like to keep both CD & SD support, but it’s possible […]

SmokeMonster

Vextreme: An Open-Source Vectrex Flash Cart

Rattboi and Technobly have designed a new open-source Vectrex Flash Cart called the Vextreme, based on Spritesmod’s Vectrex Extreme flash cart, which was generously open-sourced by Spritesmod (GPL3). The PCB design was largely based on pictures posted at Spritesmod, but with a retooled firmware and boot ROM that are easier to build. The cart has […]

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New Super Mario Land (SNES) “No Woohoo Sound Effect” Hack

New Super Mario Land stands as a high water mark of homebrew coding–a masterpiece for the ages. A 16-bit re-imagining of the classic Game Boy Super Mario Land for the Super Nintendo by a legendary scene coder. Although after hours of gameplay, the characters’ “woohoo!” jumping sound effect can become repetitive, so many requested a […]

Bob

NES Hardware Sound Comparison

YouTube user マツケん/ MatsukeN recently posted a video comparing how very different each NES/Famicom console outputs audio. Now, of course, there’s a lof of things that factor into this comparison.  What version of the motherboard was in each?  Were they original capacitors, or was a full cap replacement done on each console?  What’s the quality of […]

Bob

Emulicious Winter 2019 Update

Emulicious, the GB, GBC, SMS and GG emulator has just had its second major update this year.  This emulator is popular with developers for it’s debugging features and full control of the games. This update features SMS FM Sound support, as well as tabs in the memory editor: For the Master System and Game Gear […]

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Weekly Roundup #178

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=2019-12-04_178.mp3 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/ 00:35  […]