Developer DirtyHairy has released a new version of Stella, an Atari 2600 emulator, for use on Hyperkin’s Atari 2600 emulation console, the Retron77. This update brings a variety of bug fixes and improvements from the main fork of Stella to the Retron77 build while also including some Retron77-specific features that improve the user experience. Here’s […]
Fifty pages of complete engineering schematics for the Atari 7800 and its associated ICs have been released by Curt Vendel, the historian behind the Atari Museum History Project. The documents have circulated among private individuals for years, but this is the first time they have been publicly accessible. The schematics essentially provide a blueprint that […]
Osgeld’s Mod Shop is selling $7 drop-in replacement PCBs for the famous, but now much-maligned Atari 2600 CX-40 Joystick, making it clicky and tactile with real C&K microswitches, with no other modding required. The first batch is sold out but you can sign up on the site to be notified when they are restocked. https://osgeld.fwscart.com/CX-40_Atari_2600_Tactile_Switch_Drop_In_Replacement_PCB/p5988195_19269795.aspx […]
Andy from element14 has just posted a video on how to make your own “game genie” cheat device for Atari 2600 cartridges. This mod uses the DE10 Nano, the same device used in the MiSTer FPGA setup!