The Physics Nightmare and Bizarre Jumping of Strider (NES) – Behind the Code

NES Strider feels janky. We’ve known that since it was released. But how bad could it be? … Oh! Absolutely terrible! Jumping, running into a wall, and falling – simple things in any other game seem to be half-baked in Strider. The physics are worse than you could possibly imagine. Why do you slam your […]


Weekly Roundup #374

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FPGA-Based Genesis HDMI Mod

Developer Stanislav Parhomovich has just created a “hybrid emulation” HDMI mod for the model 1 Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.  This internal kit taps directly into the console’s VDP and generates a fully digital, 1080p HDMI video signal.  This is NOT simply an analog to digital upscaler mounted internally – The ‘Megaswitch HD’ works similar to […]


Making the Ultimate Super Nintendo (Almost)

In my latest video, I attempted to build the Ultimate Super Nintendo.  The idea for this video was sparked when I was contacted by a very talented modder named Rob (RAW Talent ART) who makes very ornate, beautiful custom painted shells for many different consoles. Custom FFVII PS1 console#FinalFantasy #playstation #retrogaming@BitmapBureau @GameMistress @johnblueriggs @JuicyGameReview @kingmonkey25 […]