Bob

SD2SNES Firmware 1.10.3 Released

Ikari has just released new firmware for both the SD2SNES and SD2SNES Pro.  Currently on v1.10.3, most changes since the last post have been fixes, which are always welcome!  See below for the full list. As always, the latest version can be found here:  https://sd2snes.de/blog/downloads [Mk2] Revert S-DD1 bitfile to earlier build which happens to less […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New SD2SNES Pro Options from StoneAgeGamer

Website StoneAgeGamer (SAG) is now providing their different options for ordering custom ROM carts of the new SD2SNES Pro.  This will open up later today on 5th April 2019 at 12:00 (Noon) EST (Eastern Standard Time).  There are many options to choose from ranging with two base models with several tiers of color and edition […]

SmokeMonster

SD2SNES Firmware v1.10.0 – S-DD1 for all & SA1+MSU1 for Pro

Ikari just released the latest SD2SNES firmware v1.10.0, adding support for the new Pro model (AKA MK.III) as well as S-DD1 support for both the original SD2SNES & Pro. The new firmware also allows SA-1 special chip games to be MSU-1 patched for the Pro. SA1+MSU1 were too large to fit the Spartan III FPGA […]

SmokeMonster

SD2SNES PRO: More Details From Ikari

Questions poured in after my interview with Ikari about the SD2SNES Pro (AKA SD2SNES MK.III), and he was kind enough to answer them all. He also shared new photos of his SD2SNES Pro prototype units. Below is a transcript of our conversation. SmokeMonster: Thanks again for joining me for the video. Could I ask a […]

SmokeMonster

SD2SNES Gets S-DD1 Special Chip Support

Magno has been working on an open-source S-DD1 special chip FPGA core for SD2SNES for over a year, completing roughly 95% of the code, and Redguy made it playable. His latest commits on Github successfully add support for SDD-1 games in SD2SNES. It hasn’t been officially released yet, but a pre-compiled build was shared (link […]

Bob

Interview with SD2SNES Creator ikari_01

In my opinion, the SD2SNES was an absolute game changer in the SNES world and I’m thrilled I was able to interview the creator Maximilian, aka ikari_01!  We talked about the SD2SNES’ origin story, some of it’s coolest features and what’s to come in the future!  Audio-only available here:  http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2018-10-18_interview_ikari_01.mp3 Here’s the project on github:  https://github.com/mrehkopf More information […]