LittleZone is a tribute to the 1980 video game Battlezone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 6th, 2022 Back in 1980, the video game Battlezone was released, and it marked a major advancement in the world of computer graphics since it was the first game with a 3D first-person perspective. In it, the player must pilot a tank around a battlefield and fire at targets in an…… Continue reading LittleZone is a tribute to the 1980 video game Battlezone

Play your retro console on a modern TV

Reading Time: 3 minutes Want to connect your retro console to your modern TV? The latest issue of Wireframe magazine has the only guide you need, courtesy of My Life in Gaming’s Mark Duddleson. “Get a Raspberry Pi. Done.” It’s probably the most frequently recurring comment we get across all videos on the My Life in Gaming YouTube channel,…… Continue reading Play your retro console on a modern TV

How not to code: a guide to concise programming

Reading Time: 3 minutes Updating a 22-year-old game brought Andrew Gillett face to face with some very poor coding practices. Read more about it in this brilliant guest article from the latest issue of Wireframe magazine. In 1998, at the age of 17, I was learning how to write games in C. My first attempt, the subtly titled DEATH,…… Continue reading How not to code: a guide to concise programming

RetroPie booze barrel

Reading Time: 2 minutes What do we want? Retro gaming, adult beverages, and our favourite Spotify playlist. When do we want them? All at the same time. Luckily, u/breadtangle took to reddit to answer our rum-soaked prayers with this beautifully crafted beer barrel-cum-arcade machine-cum-drinks cabinet. We approve of this drink selection The addition of a sneaky hiding spot for…… Continue reading RetroPie booze barrel

(Raspberry) Pi Commander | The MagPi 95

Reading Time: 4 minutes Adrien Castel’s idea of converting an old electronic toy into a retro games machine was no flight of fancy, as David Crookes discovers The 1980s was a golden era for imaginative electronic toys. Children would pester their parents for a Tomytronic 3D or a Nintendo Game & Watch. And they would enviously eye anyone who…… Continue reading (Raspberry) Pi Commander | The MagPi 95

Recreating Sega’s Columns with Arduino!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recreating Sega’s Columns with Arduino! Arduino Team — April 30th, 2020 In the early ’90s, Sega shipped its Game Gear console with a falling-block puzzle game called Columns. This Tetris-like game invited users to match colored “jewels” on the ground with lines of three new colors that drop from above. Michael A. Maynard envisioned building his own…… Continue reading Recreating Sega’s Columns with Arduino!

Pre-order Code the Classics today!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, we are proud to announce Code the Classics, the latest (and long-awaited) publication from Raspberry Pi Press. Pre-order Code the Classics today Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience by translating our video content: http://rpf.io/yttranslate Buy a Raspberry Pi from one of our Approved Resellers: http://rpf.io/ytproducts Find out more…… Continue reading Pre-order Code the Classics today!

New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raspberry Pi Press is delighted to announce the release of the latest addition to your bookshelf: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi! Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience by translating our video content: http://rpf.io/yttranslate Buy a Raspberry Pi from one of our Approved Resellers: http://rpf.io/ytproducts…… Continue reading New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raspberry Pi Press is delighted to announce the release of the latest addition to your bookshelf: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi! Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience by translating our video content: http://rpf.io/yttranslate Buy a Raspberry Pi from one of our Approved Resellers: http://rpf.io/ytproducts…… Continue reading New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi retro gaming on Reddit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reddit was alive with the sound of retro gaming this weekend. First out to bat is this lovely minimalist, wall-mounted design built by u/sturnus-vulgaris, who states: I had planned on making a bar top arcade, but after I built the control panel, I kind of liked the simplicity. I mounted a frame of standard 2×4s cut with…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi retro gaming on Reddit

Use all your old-school game controllers with the turn of a dial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Use all your old-school game controllers with the turn of a dial Arduino Team — November 6th, 2017 IT professional (and Arduino cap fan) John Milner had a minor problem. While his retro gaming setup could emulate a wide variety of systems and games, it was still missing the tactile feedback of the original controllers. Rather…… Continue reading Use all your old-school game controllers with the turn of a dial

5 Cool Facts You May Not Know About the Unreleased Super Nintendo PlayStation

Reading Time: 3 minutes The SNES-CD, aka Super Nintendo PlayStation, refers to an unreleased peripheral for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). The device and the format were to build upon the functionality of the cartridge-based SNES by adding support for higher capacity compact discs. The SNES-CD platform was developed in a partnership between Nintendo and Sony. Another partnership…… Continue reading 5 Cool Facts You May Not Know About the Unreleased Super Nintendo PlayStation

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