DisplacedGamers

New Discovery for Minus World in Super Mario Bros!

A viewer named Mike Schiraldi contacted me with a discovery he found in the code for Super Mario Bros. Apparently, there is a scrolling bug in the setup for the underground Warp Zones that involves a hidden enemy object! This video dives into how Super Mario Bros. levels are built, how scroll stops work, what […]

Bob

MiSTer 240p 120Hz on a VGA CRT Monitor

Many people in the retro gaming scene are interested in having a “professional monitor” experience, but don’t have the budget for a PVM or BVM.  One alternative to this, is using pretty much any good condition VGA monitor, doubling 240p to 480p (since CRT VGA monitors aren’t compatible with 240p), then adding artificial scanlines.  This results […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #309

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]

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4K Gamer Pro – Wobbling Pixels Comparison

Wobbling Pixels recently posted a video showing comparisons of 1080p-outputting consoles run through the 4K Gamer Pro.  It was an excellent demonstration of the device and answered a lot of people’s questions about compatibility and how it looks in certain scenarios.  If you’re not familiar with the product, I recommend watching WP’s video first, then […]