We take a look at the classic sci-fi platformer, this time we try the FM Towns conversion on the Marty.
We take a look at the Pioneer LaserActive. A LaserDisc player that included the ability to add modules for the Sega Megadrive and NEC PC Engine. We take a look at both modules, a few games and the ultra rare 3D goggles. Continue reading “Pioneer LaserActive giant look”
For our Halloween special we take a look at the genesis of the survival horror experience, Alone in the Dark on the FM Towns Marty.
We take a look at the conversion of iDs classic FPS on the Sega Megadrive 32X.
We continue our look at building a joystick, after breaking down how they work in the last part now we take a look at the initial design.
We take a look at the weird Japanese photo-em-up
We don’t have any joysticks for our RX-78 computers, we could build an adaptor to use another style of controller but what about if we just build one from scratch?
We take a look at Epoch’s third generation, Japan only consoles.
The Bandai RX-78 uses a proprietary joystick port with an 8 pin din. This din should be a 2-3-3 layout with all pins symmetrical. It also makes use of two ground connections, Ground 1 provides Fire, Left and Up when connected to the relevant pins and Ground 2 provides Right and Down.
Port as seen when looking at the machine
|2||Left / Right|
|6||Up / Down|
We take a look at the Jaguar version of the classic vertical shooter.