SmokeMonster

Neo Geo Mini Controller Mod for Real Neo Geo & Clicky D-Pad

Magic Trashman has written a tutorial on how to padhack a Neo Geo Mini controller to DB15 (arcade/Neo Geo direct connection) and add a clicky microswitch d-pad to it. It’s a relatively complex mod involving custom 3D prints, but MT has been offering pre-modified controllers for sale through Twitter. I bought one of these from […]

Bob

Open Source Multi-Out Breakout Boards

Jacob Proctor aka Tinkerplunk aka Arithmaldor has just released breakout adapters designed for PlayStation and SNES-Style Multi-Out’s.  These are handy boards for people who want simultaneous access to all of the signals generated by these consoles.  With both boards, you can output Composite, S-Video and RGB (or component if it’s a PS2), all at the […]

SmokeMonster

The Pacifier: 3D Shell for Minigun Arcade Superguns

Matt Joly, AKA QcRetro, has released for free a 3D printed shell design for the open-source Minigun Arcade Supergun. Superguns consolize arcade game PCBs, adding controller inputs, AV output, a power supply attachment, etc, for playing real arcade games outside of cabinets. Matt plans to continue updating his 3D shell design to support future revisions […]

Bob

Genesis Mini – 1st Look Reviews

Preliminary reviews of the upcoming Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Mini consoles are starting to come in from respected reviewers.  So far, the consensus seems to be that it performs around as good as the NES/SNES classic consoles, although with different strengths and weaknesses. I’ll be looking forward to upcoming in-depth reviews, but at least […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #162

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=2019-08-14_162.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

Everdrive N8 & N8 Pro Status Updates

Krikzz has posted a few updates regarding the Everdrive N8 and N8 Pro Flash/ROM carts.  First, Krikzz has released a beta “auto-boot” firmware for developers that want to test their games on an Everdrive as if it were a real cartridge:  https://krikzz.com/pub/support/var/EDFC-autoboot.zip To auto-boot, simply rename your existing “EDFC” folder and add that one.  Then choose […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Update to PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 Mini

Konami recently announced that they would be adding more games to the already massive list coming out for the PC Engine/CoreGrafx/TurboGrafx-16 Mini consoles.  These new games include the following:       Bringing the total list up to 57 games.  Most of the recently added titles were from the PC Engine/Japanese side of the library, […]

SmokeMonster

Analogue DAC Prototypes Unveiled – Super Nt/Mega Sg on CRT TVs

Several people were sent test copies of Analogue’s much anticipated prototype DAC (digital to analogue converter), which connects the Super Nt and Mega Sg, and future Analogue products, to CRT TVs, Monitors, and PVMs. I posted a video overview of the unit, and another video showing off light gun support.