Games
[ Nov 14 2022 ]

Review: Namco’s JogCon for Playstation

An old re-posted review of Namco’s cool but flawed JogCon racing controller.





Games
[ Nov 12 2022 ]

Fixing R-Type LEO

The sound on my R-Type LEO arcade board went a little funny, and this is the tale of how I fixed it.





Games
[ Nov 12 2022 ]

Fixing a Neo Geo MVS Board

I recently picked up an arcade cabinet and so I was pulling all my arcade games out of storage. I was somewhat surprised to find that some of them didn’t work right anymore, including my Neo Geo MV-1F board.





Hardware
[ May 19 2020 ]

Build Log: Retrofitting a NeXT Cube

The NeXT computer is a beautiful, crazy thing. I wanted to use the case for a computer that wasn’t slow while simply existing. Herein lies the epic journey: putting a modern monster in a cubic foot PC case.





Games
[ Mar 16 2020 ]

3D Controllers: The New Era

A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.





Hardware
[ Aug 29 2016 ]

Cactus Radio Trigger for Ricoh Theta S

The Ricoh Theta is a great camera, but what if you could trigger a flash with it? Spoiler: you can’t.





Hardware
[ Aug 24 2016 ]

Ricoh Theta S Review

The Ricoh Theta S is a great, tiny little device that takes a spherical 360-degree image in one go.





Games
[ Mar 3 2016 ]

The Korean Vistar 16

Korean companies released several Japanese consoles, including most Sega systems, some Nintendo ones and NEC’s PC Engine. Or rather, the TurboGrafx 16. It was renamed the Vistar 16, and all mention of the TurboGrafx or NEC or Hudson was removed. Sort of.





Games
[ Mar 3 2016 ]

PC Engine RomRom Amp Manual

The PC Engine RomRom Amp is a stereo speaker and amplifier accessory that sounds much better than you’d except. And the manual’s got some cute art inside. =)





Games
[ Feb 29 2016 ]

SNK Neo Geo CD Pad Review

The SNK Neo Geo CD pad is amazing to hold and fondle, but in use it’s got significant flaws.





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