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Games
[ Mar 21 2015 ]

Resurrecting the Dreamcast with GDEMU

The Dreamcast has long been one of my top-5 consoles, and the GDEMU is an amazing multi-game loader that makes the Dreamcast even more awesome.





Games
[ Nov 22 2014 ]

Twenty Years of the Sega Saturn

Twenty years ago today Sega’s 32-bit Saturn console was launched in Japan.





Games
[ Jun 2 2014 ]

PC Engine Magazine Retrospective

The rise and fall of the PC Engine, viewed through a 43GB archive of magazine scans.





Hardware
[ Feb 4 2014 ]

iiNet mailed me a KYP USB key

I received an interesting thing in the mail yesterday, it’s a USB dongle from iiNet, a large Australian ISP.





Games
[ Jan 15 2014 ]

Repairing Robotron

The long story about resurrecting my Robotron arcade board, and most of its peripheral parts.





Games
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[ Jul 1 2006 ]

The Samsung Saturn Revisited

You may remember an older writeup I did on the elusive, nearly mythical Samsung Saturn. I recently received a pair of additional units, and after having had a look at them there are definitely new things to learn. The two biggest things of interest are:1. Not all of them have the Japanese-language option disabled from […]





Hardware
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[ May 11 2006 ]

Blowing power supplies

I’ve been working on my JAMMA gear here at home, trying to make my arcade games run on my TV. After a couple of weeks fucking around with joysticks and RGB cables I finally got things working, more or less. I’ve got a weird problem with the TV, the image skips and rolls frequently, enough […]





Hardware
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[ Jan 30 2006 ]

The Samsung Saturn Revisited

You may remember an older writeup I did on the elusive, nearly mythical Samsung Saturn. I recently received a pair of additional units, and after having had a look at them there are definitely new things to learn. The two biggest things of interest are: 1. Not all of them have the Japanese-language option disabled […]





Hardware
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[ Jan 25 2005 ]

Sony acknowledges PSP faults.. No, they don’t.

You might remember my recent harsh appraisal of Sony’s PSP. According to a GameSpot article the head of Sony Computer Entertainment, Ken Kutaragi, said only .6% of the PSPs sold have been returned, and that people complaining about the buttons are overreacting to intentional design choices. Which completely dodges the issue of defective units where […]





Hardware
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[ Jan 21 2005 ]

Two rare things for your enjoy.

Recently someone auctioned off a prototype PC Engine modem on Yahoo’s Japanese auction site. This is the second one I’ve seen, but the first with software. The PCE modem was never released, and according to this auction only one hundred units were made. Check out this image of the modem and a black PC Engine. […]





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