Smart Fairy Tale

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is creepy, and we love it. OK, it’s not REALLY creepy, it’s just that some people have an aversion to dolls that appear to move of their own accord, due to a disturbing childhood experience — but enough about me. Smart Fairy Tale is a whimsical, unique community project created by Berlin-based installation artist…… Continue reading Smart Fairy Tale

Retro Nixie tube lights get smart

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nixie tubes: these electronic devices, which can display numerals or other information using glow discharge, made their first appearance in 1955, and they remain popular today because of their cool, vintage aesthetic. Though lots of companies manufactured these items back in the day, the name ‘Nixie’ is said to derive from a Burroughs corporation’s device…… Continue reading Retro Nixie tube lights get smart

Watching VinylVideo with a Raspberry Pi A+

Reading Time: 2 minutes Play back video and sound on your television using your turntable and the VinylVideo converter, as demonstrated by YouTuber TechMoan. VinylVideo – Playing video from a 45rpm record With a VinylVideo convertor you can play video from a vinyl record played on a standard record player. Curiosity, tech-demo or art? A brief history of VinylVideo…… Continue reading Watching VinylVideo with a Raspberry Pi A+

Narita Boy – 80s alpha Gameplay

Reading Time: < 1 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSE2kJnJRz8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTTKT6QZ860 Beat them up Narita Boy! Here´s our alpha gameplay trailer for our upcoming game, Narita Boy! it comes with a little surprise we were holding, the 80´s game mechanic, a renewed classic arcade mode designed for your enjoyment Follow us @ www.studiokoba.com  

Raspberry Pi 3 NES Classic Mini Project

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Raspberry Pi 3 NES Classic Mini Project was in our mind from day one when the new New Classic Mini arrived 🙂 After so much time there is a company from new york making small pi cases looking like this: Perfect case for our project , so here is the full list what you…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3 NES Classic Mini Project

Victorian Times Star Wars Characters, Vintage Photos!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Star Wars fan and talented artist Terry Fan combined his two passions in a new series called “Victorian Wars”. This is exactly as it sounds, famous characters from the franchise, such as R2-D2, Chewbacca, wearing outfits from the Victorian / Steampunk era. For those who have never heard of Steampunk, it’s basically a subgenre of…… Continue reading Victorian Times Star Wars Characters, Vintage Photos!

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

You Can Buy About 300 Copies of Jurassic Park on SNES for $1500

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Just in time for the new Jurassic World (Jurassic Park) movie that is coming out, you can have your very own refrigerator full of Snes Jurassic Park carts!! There are just about 300 Jurassic Park carts including a handful of CIB copies and a PAL version CIB. I will also include the schlue of other…… Continue reading You Can Buy About 300 Copies of Jurassic Park on SNES for $1500

Geek Builds Portable N64 System! Play old Mario64 where you want!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes This may not be the first portable N64 system, but it’s definitely no slouch. Created by “bungle” of Bacman forums, this game controller-shaped creation boasts an ample 3.5-inch display, Rumble Pak compatibility, 4-hours of battery life, and a GameCube analog stick to finish things off. Supposedly, these will be mass produced and sold, but there…… Continue reading Geek Builds Portable N64 System! Play old Mario64 where you want!

KADE miniConsole+, A smart open source retro gaming device!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The KADE miniConsole+ is a versatile gaming device that connects retro gamepads and controllers to a huge variety of computers and consoles using plug and play detection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYn3PRpDCPY The miniConsole+ is easy to use and works out of the box, no programming is necessary. Simply plug a controller into one end of miniConsole+ and a…… Continue reading KADE miniConsole+, A smart open source retro gaming device!

CD Player waren cool, aber Sony’s portabler Plattenspieler war der Hit!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Weit bevor es noch CD Player überhaupt gegeben hat, hatte Sony mit ihrem PS-F9 einen portablen Plattenspieler für den Heimgebrauch erfunden. Was für uns so Portable klingt war 1983 doch noch ein bischen anders 😉 (1982 hatte Sony bereits ihren Prototypen) Das Gerät konnte kleine und Große Platten abspielen mit einer Geschwindigkeit von 33.3/45 RPM. Hier…… Continue reading CD Player waren cool, aber Sony’s portabler Plattenspieler war der Hit!

Super Nintendo CD-ROM technical documents leaked online

Reading Time: 2 minutes As far as retro gaming goes, one of the closest guarded secrets of yesteryear is the cancelled Super Nintendo CD-ROM add-on. This joint effort between Sony and Nintendo to create the SNES-CD ended up being scrapped, and thus the PlayStation was born. As of today though, we can take a much closer look at what…… Continue reading Super Nintendo CD-ROM technical documents leaked online

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