Bob

Spark Plug: PCE & TG-16 RGB + Composite Output

The Spark Plug is the latest, high-quality plug & play audio and video solution for PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 consoles.  It provides RGB, Composite and (properly amplified) stereo audio via a Genesis 2-style MiniDIN.  Check out the video to see how it performs! Spark Plug:  https://insurrectionindustries.com/product/spark-plug-rgb/ Here’s other things mentioned in the video as well: Grafx […]

SmokeMonster

Exclusive: 2 New Nintendo FDS Unlicensed Disk Dumps

As a proud digital archaeologist, I have the honor of passing along two new Nintendo Famicom Disk System (FDS) unlicensed dumps, both of which were sold on disk in Japan. I will pass them along to proper preservation initiatives as well. This adds two new titles to the relatively short list of FDS unlicensed dumps […]

Bob

Road Rash II MSU-MD Released

An MSU-MD patch for Road Rash II was just released that ads the full soundtrack remade by Dean Harris.  This should be playable on the Mega Everdrive Pro, Mega SD, the MiSTer, some software emulators…and even on a real Genesis/Sega CD combo by running the ROM on a Genesis cart (or ROM cart) and burning […]

Bob

RGB-Pi Fall 2020 Software Updates

The RGB-Pi team has been hard at work on quite a few software updates lately, with three updates in the past few months!  Installation instructions are here:  http://www.mortaca.com/rgb-pi/wiki/index.php?title=OS_Installation There’s a very long list of changes, fixes and additions, so head to the main wiki for all info:  http://www.mortaca.com/rgb-pi/wiki/index.php?title=Changelog#RGB-Pi_OS_2_.28Final_1.3_20201011.29 For anyone unfamiliar, the RGB-Pi products offer either SCART, […]

Bob

NeoVGA Now Open Source

Mike Moffit has just open-sourced his “NeoVGA” project:  https://github.com/Mikejmoffitt/NeoVGA Mike originally wrote this project when he was a student learning VHDL for a class.  The project targeted an Altera Cyclone II EP2CT144C6N FPGA, but should work on anything with enough block RAM.  While Mike says there’s room for improvement, the current features are as follows: […]

Dan Mons

Sega Golden Axed prototype and Streets of Kamurocho

Sega are continuing their 60th anniversary celebrations this month by releasing two interesting games on Steam for a very limited time. The first is a cancelled “Golden Axed” prototype.  This will be available on the 18th of October for around 24 hours only: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368460/Golden_Axed_A_Cancelled_Prototype/ The second is titled “Streets Of Kamurocho”, and looks to be […]

Alex Mitchell

GCLoader Firmware Fixes Audio Streaming

GCLoader, a GameCube ODE made by Daniel Kraak and Dan Kunz, received a new firmware update today that improves audio streaming performance. Attentive readers may have seen that audio streaming was also addressed in a previous firmware update, v1.1.1, but that update was pulled because it functionally bricked certain revisions of GCLoaders by causing Disc Read […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #223

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=2020-10-14_223.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.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment […]

Bob

RetroTINK 2x Mini Firmware Update

Mike Chi has just released a new firmware update for the RetroTINK 2x Mini.  You can get the latest version here:  https://www.retrotink.com/post/retrotink-2x-mini-firmware-page I really appreciate the toning down of LED’s, as depending on your setup any LED could be distracting.  Also, anyone with an auto-switching HDMI device (TV, switch, etc) will benefit from the video […]