A new project from the retro soundcard makers Keropi and Marmes has been unveiled. Named the Orpheus II, this retro based soundcard is a massive upgrade over the original Orpheus. Sporting the same base options as the original model, with its genuine Yamaha YMF 289 ‘OPL3’ and PCMIDI capabilities. The new Orpheus II however adds […]
“If you are at the bleeding edge of classic gaming, then you’ve heard of MiSTer!” SmokeMonster If you have not, then you really need to check out Smoke’s videos showcasing this amazing little piece of tech. He is putting forth a ton of effort into highlighting each core of the MiSTer. Currently counting down […]
I was recently out on the West Coast and was able to visit Smokemonster at his home studio! Here’s a conversation with us about what we’ve been working on, different projects and other retro awesomeness! An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download: https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2019-07-13_smokemonster.mp3 Smokemonster’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/smokemonster YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCskJUZ8X__mwcoU9HvGKCMg Twitter: https://twitter.com/SmokeMonsterTWI Video available […]
Classic Gaming Quarterly recently released their much anticipated documentary which unfolds 1990 from the perspective of new Sega Genesis/Mega Drive game releases. It’s a great watch and I highly recommend it for the backstory of every new release, and the history behind each game. On Saturday I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris live about […]
Smokemonster just posted a short interview with Ikari, regarding the updated SD2SNES Pro. It was just a short “touch base”, but it was really awesome hearing directly from the creator about what to expect! I highly recommend SD2SNES fans give it a watch and a full interview is available below as well. Also, keep in […]
A huge thanks to Smokemonster for stepping in while I was away! Please consider supporting him on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/smokemonster Audio-only version here: http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2018-10-23_120.mp3
Smokemonster just posted a great overview of the MiSTer FPGA platform. He explains what it is, how you can use it…and how to get some of the amazing FPGA cores!