Bob

Changing Your Game Cartridge Batteries

Voultar just posted a great video showing some tips and methods for changing the batteries in your game cartridges.  This is something almost all retro gamers will need to do at some point, as well as a great way to practice your modding skills!  Just remember to use good tools*!!! Also, since you already have […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #208

  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=2020-07-01_208.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 […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Amiga Warp 1260 Review via Dan Wood

Dan Wood from the Retro Hour Podcast just reviewed the Warp 1260 Accelerator Board from CS-Labs.  This is an accelerator card meant for the Amiga 1200 that completely transforms the machine into a substantially more powerful Amiga.  As well as add modern solutions, features, and abilities a stock Amiga 1200 owner could never dream of.  […]

Bob

SCART Switch Shootout

Here’s a review of a few SCART switches with some interesting features.  I also wanted to show exactly how I performed these tests, so as new switches are released, anyone with similar equipment can confidently test their own. Here’s links to everything: Gscartsw:  http://www.gretrostuff.com/store/gscartsw/ Bumper Case:  https://laserbear.net/shop/ols/products/gswitch-bumper-cases SCA101:  http://www.axunwork.com/ Otaku Switch:  https://otaku-games.com/misc/rgb/scart-switches Taxon tools:  https://taxon-tools.com/shop/video/scart/scart.html […]

Rany Battikh

FreeDVDBoot: Burn and run PS2 homebrew on an unmodified console

Software Engineer CTurt has successfully exploited the PS2 DVD drive through its DVD-video playback functionality, making it possible for homebrew applications to run on burned discs without the need for any hardware modification(s) or even starting up the system with Free Mcboot. With FreeDVDBoot as he calls it, CTurt basically reverse-engineered the initial IFO (a […]

Bob

EposVox Interviews The Creator Of NDI

EposVox recently uploaded a video interview with the person who created the NDi (Network Device Interface) protocol.  While this might only be indirectly related to retro gaming, NDI is something that has probably crossed the paths of every streamer at one point and I really enjoyed hearing from the original creator. For anyone unfamiliar, NDI […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #207

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=2020-06-24_207.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 […]

SmokeMonster

SD2SNES Gets Super Game Boy Support

Update: More details in my new article. An anonymous coder dropped off a modified SD2SNES firmware in a few places today which adds a Super Game Boy core to the SD2SNES. The Super Game Boy was a cartridge that allowed you to play Game Boy games on a Super Nintendo. It contained an entire Game […]

Bob

My Life In Gaming: Sharpscale on PSTV

My Life In Gaming has just released a video demoing “sharpscale”;  Custom software for the PSTV that allows for integer-scaling of PSP. Vita and PS1 games.  We previously posted about sharpscale a few months ago and it was great to see MLiG dig in and show us exactly what it’s capable of. The video goes […]