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Info on the Amstrad GX-4000

Here, I wanna present you the GX-4000 from Amstrad. This console was released in September 1990 only in Europe. This is a 8bit console based on the Amstrad CPC architecture, released at a time when 16bit consoles were being released.  That resulted in a system that lived barely a year and sold around 150,000 copies. […]

Bob

In-Person Interview with Artemio

I was lucky enough to sit down with Artemio in person, to chat about his projects and thoughts on retro gaming in general.  It’s always a pleasure to speak with Artemio, but was incredible to finally meet him in person! An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2019-11-02_artemio_interview.mp3 Artemio:  https://twitter.com/Artemio […]

Bob

MDFourier Now Available for PCE / TG-16

Artemio’s MDFourier software is now available for PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 consoles as a Hu Card, CDROM image and SuperCDROM image.  This software allows people to compare two versions of a console’s audio output, while removing all subjective opinions and providing a real, measurable metric. The Sega Genesis version of the software has been used […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #173

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=2019-10-30_173.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/ […]

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RetroTINK-Ultimate EOL Update

Mike Chi has just announced that his “TINKUltimate” Raspberry Pi hat is approaching it’s end of life (EOL).  He’ll still be offering them on his web store, but after this stock runs out, they’ll no longer be manufactured:  https://www.retrotink.com/blog/retrotink-ultimate-where-is-it I have mixed feelings about this.  First and foremost, the Ultimate offered a way for people […]

Bob

Carby Component Cables

Insurrection Industries has recently released the component video version of their GCVideo “Carby” line.  It’s a $90 device that’s designed for people looking to get high quality analog video from their Game Cube’s digital-out port, without relying on original and expensive component cables.  The cables only output video, so you’ll still need some Nintendo Multi-Out […]