Bob

Weekly Roundup #171

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=2019-10-16_171.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/ […]

Bob

BSNES Runahead Mode Lag Tested

Today, developer Byuu released an alpha build of my favorite SNES emulator bsnes, that includes a latency-reducing “runahead mode“:  https://cirrus-ci.com/github/byuu/bsnes/master I realize it’s still an alpha build, but I really wanted to see what the performance was like, so I broke out the high-speed camera and ran some lag tests! Please keep in mind that […]

Bob

Unreleased or Cancelled Jaguar Games

Jenovi just posted another great Cancelled/Unreleased video, this time focusing on the Atari Jaguar.  This episode brings to light a lot of the inner-workings of Atari during that time, which helps to explain why some of these games never saw the light of day. No spoilers, but as always, these are highly recommended for anyone […]

Rany Battikh

Reverse-engineered schematics for the original Game Boy by Furrtek

Furrtek, mostly known for his excellent work with Neo-Geo hardware and FPGA, just released a 36-page documentation depicting his process of reverse-engineering the original DMG-001. In a 191-hour meticulous process, Furrtek was able to draw schematics for the following: All APU logic. All PPU logic. All I/O and timer logic. All DMA logic. All interrupt […]

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 […]

Bob

Genesis / Mega Drive 240p Test Suite Update

Artemio has just released an updated version of the 240p Test Suite for Genesis & Sega CD.  This includes integration of the MDFourier audio testing software he’d previously released as a separate update. A full list of updates are posted below and the software can be downloaded here:  https://sourceforge.net/projects/testsuite240p/files/Sega_Genesis-MegaDrive-SegaCD_MegaCD/ Both versions Added MDFourier: please read […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #170

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=2019-10-09_170.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/ 00:21  […]