SNK Neo Geo CD Pad Review

by NFG - 29th February 2016 in Games, Hardware, Reviews

The Neo Geo CD pad is typical SNK: it’s strong, impact-resistant, supremely comfortable and utterly unique in its manufacture. It’s also fundamentally flawed and so prone to failure that you’re virtually guaranteed to get a flaky one if you buy […]

A new toy

by NFG - 4th September 2007 in Personal

I was in Japan last week and while I had a fantastic time I didn’t find much to buy. A man can only eat so many メロンパン or メロンソーダ, ya know? I bought a couple of cheap trinkets for the […]


I really wish I had thought of this. Someone’s taken an N64 controller and blown it up, suspending all the components with pieces of wire. It looks fantastic.

Link: has some nice pics to show us.

Making a Saturn USB pad…

by NFG - 19th May 2004 in Hard Hackin

I’ve whipped up a more detailed mod than normal over on, showing in detail how I made a Saturn pad into a USB pad. Have a look-see!

More interesting stuff…

by NFG - 3rd January 2003 in Games

So MicroSoft + EA are both interested in buying Sega, and who can blame them? Except for the fact Sega’s totally unable to make money, they’ve got a lot of gold in their backcatalogue. I bought 4 brand new MegaDrive […]