MiSTer FPGA News – 4K Cores, Toki, FPGA Gameboy Color and more!

FPGA Game Boy Color

The FPGA Game Boy Color by Funny Playing has been released. It is a kit that you have to build yourself, but no soldering is involved.

It features:
FPGA emulation of the Gameboy and Gameboy Color.
Supports cartridges for both those systems.
USB-C connection for charging and firmware updating.

It costs $70 but it’s currently sold out.


MiSTer Laggy in the UK

Grumpy Old Gamer UK is selling MiSTer Laggy’s in the UK/EU for 11 pounds. So far a small batch was ordered and are being offered with free UK postage.


Gang Busters and new public cores from Jotego

Jotego released a new beta core for the arcade game Gang Busters. This is a Konami arcade vertical shooter where you control a law enforcement officer to help clean up the streets.

Jotego also released the Final Round core to the public. This is an arcade boxing game.

Maintenance updates were also made to the following cores:
Karate Champ
The Simpsons
Block Block


Castlevania Wallpaper

Ranny Snice released a new Castlevania wallpaper for the MiSTer FPGA. You can obtain wallpapers for the MiSTer FPGA by enabling them in the update all script.

Nintendo 64

The Nintendo 64 has added and option to de-dither, which can smooth out graphics in certain situations. Also the TLB has started to be implemented and now Mario 64 doesn’t need a patch to work on the core.

Robert also has a Patreon post discussing the technical details of some recent updates and fixes.

*Nintendo 64*
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Toki Core

There’s a new developer (Solal retro gaming) that is working on developing a MiSTer FPGA core for the arcade game Toki. The core already looks far along in development but the dev mentions that the sound part needs to be developed.


4K horizontal res cores

User “justaguy” on the MiSTer FPGA forums released a some forked cores that run at a horizontal 4K resolution. This was achieve by using a lower vertical resolution, like 720 pixels, you then enable the stretch-to-fit setting on your television to fill the screen.

There are cores for the NES, SNES, Megadrive, MegaCD, PSX and TG16. They will have to be manually installed on your MiSTer FPGA.