Games
[ Apr 7 2024 ]

Rediscovering: Override

This little 2mbit shooter from St!ng, for the PC Engine, was made from pure enthusiasm. It’s not sophisticated or overly polished, but it’s solid and great fun.





Games
[ Apr 7 2024 ]

Rediscovering: Sutte Hakkun

Another SuperNES platform game in the Rediscovering series. This time, it’s Sutte Hakkun (すってはっくん), a Japanese puzzle game originally released for the Satellaview satellite add-on, and much later as a retail cartridge in 1999, the year of the Dreamcast.





Games
[ Apr 6 2024 ]

Rediscovering: Magical Hats

This is a repost from 2012. I remembered writing it and dug it out of the old forum database, and here – for your suffering – it is! Back in the day, c.1989 or so, I was on the cutting edge of video game technology. Around the same time North America was receiving its first […]





Uncategorized
[ Mar 14 2024 ]

Great Selloff – TurboGrafx 16 & PC Engine

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine ahoy!





Games
[ Mar 6 2024 ]

Great Selloff – Hardware

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. Videogame hardware ahoy!





Games
[ Mar 1 2024 ]

Another Great Sell-Off

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. Videogames ahoy!





Misc
[ Feb 16 2024 ]

BSKY, Mastodon and the Modern Internet

Recently my brain spotted a pattern, a correlation of sorts, between what was happening between the rising Bluesky network and the established Mastodon. It’s about consent, and how it’s misunderstood on the modern internet.





Games
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[ Feb 3 2024 ]

Updated: Sega Arcade Wiring Pinouts Page

I updated the GameSX Sega arcade pinouts page, adding the 3-pin coin input connector on Naomi and Net City cabs.





Photography
[ Jan 24 2024 ]

Quickie: Fixing Memory Card Corrupted by Balena Etcher

Recently my camera’s memory card was corrupted by Balena Etcher – an oft-recommended Windows app to write images to USB drives. Here’s how I fixed it with diskpart.





Games
[ Jan 15 2024 ]

3D Printing: 8-way gate for Hori VX Sticks

A 3D printable octo-gate for Hori’s XBox 360 or PS3 VX sticks.





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