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“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

– Back to the Future

“Gump have you found Jesus yet ?”

“No Sir I did not know I was supposed looking for him Sir!”

– Forrest Gump

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“The finest in New York.”

– Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

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Classic NES Mini Alternative – Raspi3 running Lakka with 8Bitdo Controllers

Now that the NES Classic Mini is officially available and sort of unavailable due to high demand (or artificial shortage by Nintendo ?), it’s interesting to know of the possible alternatives. One that I have been using for over a year now is a Raspberry PI running Lakka, with a pair of the excellent 8Bitdo’s …

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Odroid XU3/4 Silent Fan Control in Lakka / OpenElec

If you are an owner of an Odroid XU4, you are probably annoyed by the noisy fan. In this workshop we will modify the behavior of an Odroid XU4 Fan. No Hardware Modification, only software tweaks are used. By default, the fan is always running at full speed and is pretty noisy. There is no …

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Atari VCS 2600 Composite Video Mod

Credits for this mod go to Circuit-board.de My Atari VCS was resting for 5+ years in the cellar when I finally got Yars’ Revenge for it. (Recommended by a fellow Retro Gamer). To hookup the VCS to the TV, I used the builtin antenna cable. As you can guess, Image quality was horrible ! So …

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Hama Beads Design Creation Workshop

In this small tutorial I’ll show you how to turn your favorite Game Characters into classy Bead Designs.

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How to watch IPTV Streams on your Computer

In this workshop we’ll setup your computer to watch TV, so you are no longer bound to the Set-top Box from your ISP.

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Atari VCS 2600 Joystick Micro Switch Mod.

In this gallery we’ll see how to modify an old Atari Joystick for improved game play. The old switches tend to stop working , and had to be replaced with modern micro “click” switches. You’ll need about 5 micro Switches (about 4mm height), something to cut and of course a soldering iron. Reichelt.de is selling …

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Master System 50/60 Hz Mod (w. Switch)

Recently I had a spare Switch and a little time, and got inspired to pull off a 50/60Hz  Mod to the Master System on the german circuit-board. I know there’s also a switchless mod, but I didn’t have the needed parts at hand. Also, the SystemBoard in my Master System was already (factory)-modded. Turned out …

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Mega Drive 60Hz Mod

Quick Guide to modify your PAL Mega Drive to run all Games at full Speed and full Screen (60Hz) Credits go to http://www.retrocorner.net/index.php?Mods_%2F_repairs:Megadrive_1_50%2F60hz_switch_-_page_1

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Retropie – Tips ‘n Tricks

Edit 03/2017 : This post is heavily outdated. I recommend using Lakka as your system of choice for your Raspberry Pi. Have a look and test it, you won’t miss Retropie! I think that we can all agree that the Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of Hardware. Using Retropie, I wanted to be able …

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Neo Geo – How to fix broken RGB output (missing color)

After hooking up my Neo Geo with a RGB Cable, I noticed that colors did not render properly. Image was all “yellowish”, which did not appear when connected with it’s original (composite) cable.

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Mission RGB : Super Famicom

I bought a brand new RGB Cable from retrogamingcables.co.uk. It’s alredy the 3rd cable I order from their Store. (first 2 were for the Neo Geo and Mega Drive) This time, it’s for my Super Famicom, and the first one with the Composite SYNC (CSYNC) Option. This CSYNC Option is only available for NTSC Models. …

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Dingoo Save States

Played a lot of Retro Games on my Dingoo lately, and finished some great classics of the NES Library. Thought that I wanted to share some of my save states with you, in case you’re stuck in a Game. Felix the Cat Felix_the_Cat.zip At Stage 8 Category:Save States Date:June 21, 2012 4.8 KiB 40 Downloads …

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A Way out of AMD Driver Hell

Several months ago, I swapped my nVidia Card for an AMD Radeon Graphics Card. At that point in time, I was able to install AMD’s latest WHQL-Driver, 13.12, without any problem. Days and weeks passed by (and the card working fine), AMD releases a new driver. Every PC Gamer knows that 1st Rule is to …

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Pinnacle USB PCTV 150 in Linux

I got myself an used USB Analog TV Grabber PCTV150e from Pinnacle : This thingy comes with Windows only Drivers (of course, what did you expect?) However, with a very little fine tuning, this nice little Device works great (and even better according to Image Quality) in Linux then in Windows.

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Clone / Resize / Move of Windows partitions

Clone / Resize / Move of Windows partitions In case you’re running out of Disk Space, or you need to resize different partitions, this tutorial is for you.

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