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The Problem Up until recently, I had accumulated 3 Access Points (AP’s for short) in my Home for my WiFi Setups: AVM FritzBox in the Basement (for the occasional Netflix Session on the Cross Trainer) D-LINK DIR-615 in the Living room Linksys WAP54G in the Bedroom (when being sick in Bed) For best performance, each […]

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I looked for a solution to stream PC Games to a Raspberry Pi instead to a Steam Link Device. Here ‘s my quick comparison between the Steam and the Moonlight Streaming Solutions Overall best Solution : Steam (Link) The choice is mainly due to it’s Hardware independence and the better controller remapping process. I’ve had […]

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As a NES enthusiast, I got myself a copy of the “NES PAL-B Price Guide“, published by 2 NES Collectors known as “NES Commando” (which I recommend to any NES Collector out there!)   I’ve bought and sold many games over the past few years, and this guide allows me to keep track of current […]

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The Internet is full of positive reviews for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. (and they’re right, the Game is brilliant) After 30+ hours of playing this gorgeous Game, I can only list 2 things that I don’t like. It’s much easier to list my dislikes than to list the positive aspects of […]

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I have a lot of Games in my Steam Account. So many that I sometimes forget older titles I really liked to play. Parsing through my Steam List, I usually find tons of great Games I once liked to play. So here are a few of these forgotten Gems : Colored Game Title link to […]

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Now that the Nintendo Switch is out, I keep hearing that the Nintendo Switch performs so much better than the failed Wii U. Failed Wii U ?!? In my opinion the Wii U is everything but a Failure. In fact, there is no “great” or “failed” console, it’s the games that are running on it […]

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It’s 2017, and everyone is excited about 4K Gaming, except a few fellows who enjoy “Retro” Games. People like myself enjoy Games from the NES/SNES Era, when the optimal resolution was 240p. With today’s standards, we expect modern Hardware  (like the Raspberry Pi) to output video via a digital interface (HDMI) in 1080p (FullHD) minimum. […]

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Since Childhood, I loved to take my GameBoy on Holiday Trips to enjoy Video Games. This hasn’t changed much, except now I’m also taking my Music and Movie Libraries with me. The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of Hardware to do exactly this. I have 2 micro SD Cards, one is setup with Lakka […]

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Which DIY Retro Gaming Emulation Distribution is the best suited for me? When you’re building your own Retro Gaming Emulation Box, at one point you have to choose which Distribution to use. Over the course of a few years I’ve used almost every DIY Retro Gaming Emulation Distribution and learned about their advantages and also […]

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Our Son’s beloved Remote Controlled Lightnig McQueen had a terrible accident on Sunday. At first it looked like it totally wrecked. But luckily we were able to fix it and are pleased to announce that Lightning McQueen is on the Road again :

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My son and I like to play Video games together. We are currently enjoying Paper Mario: Color Splash when I was very pleasantly surprised by a twist: You play a level taken right from Super Mario Bros. 3 (yes, the NES one), but “Paper-Mario-Style”, including rotating views to discover hidden paths. (You’re going to use […]

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During research on how to setup an Open-Source SMS Gateway on a Raspberry PI, I needed to switch the default protocol used by playsms to the more secure https (SSL). (For WebServices use, see article ManageEngine AD Self Service Plus Custom SMS Gateway) Here’s how I did it : Enable SSL for the Apache playsms […]

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