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Retro Labs RetroTINK 5x Remote Control Overlay

Retro Labs has just opened sales on their remote control overlay for the RetroTINK 5x.  The price is $10 CAD, which came to about $11 USD after shipping to NYC. RT5x Remote Overlay:  https://retrolabs.com/mods/retrotink-5x-remote-control-overlay-decal I love everything about this:  Mike used a generic remote control to keep the cost of the RT5x down and most people […]

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The Making Of Super Mario Kart

Yahel from Wresting With Gaming has just posted a new documentary, this time about one of the most iconic games of the 16-bit era:  Super Mario Kart.  The video goes into detail about how a game that was originally intended as F-Zero 2 (2-player), evolved into a franchise that’s still a major part of Nintendo’s […]

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RetroTINK 5x Firmware v1.29

UPDATED 06/19:  Cable/Harware requirements have been expanded.  See below… Mike Chi has just released another firmware for the RetroTINK 5x that adds an interesting feature:  The ability to automatically scale the Game Boy Interface software to 6x, 7x and 8x.  Here’s links to everything you need, with lots more info below the RT5x updating instructional […]

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Belkin SCART Cable Review

I recently saw a SCART cable made by the company Belkin, that had a round cable coming out of the center of each connector, as apposed to the standard angled connector you’ll normally find on SCART cables.  I wanted to give it a try for use with the RT5x, as well as other devices were […]

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Beware of Analogue DAC SCART Cables!

I recently posted about being careful when using “MiSTer SCART cables”, as they need to have the proper resistor on the sync line.  After that post, I started getting some questions about the Analogue consoles “VGA-style” output as well – and realized I’d completely forgot to test them in my HD15-2-SCART adapter video!  Turns out, […]

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Weekly Roundup #258

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify and many others as well as direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to […]

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Handheld Virtual Boy Project

ShankMods recently completed a pretty epic project of turning a Virtual Boy into a “portable” console.  While Shank’s other builds are also really impressive, being a fan of the Virtual Boy made this video extra awesome for me.  While I don’t want to spoil anything about this very cool video, I do want to comment […]