We love the NEC console range so we decided to make a video about them. Although their contribution to the console world is largely forgotten, and often ignored, we still believe they added a lot.
Including such classics as the PC Engine / TurboGrafx 16 and the largely ignored failure that was the PC-FX. We also take a look at some of the peripherals and the GT handheld.
Super Star Soldier
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I love Cotton, it’s a great shoot-em-up but it’s a neat thing that it does on the X68000 that I love even more
Continue reading “Neat thing in Cotton on the X68000”
Car Marty Pinout
Here’s the Pinout for the Accessory port on the Fujitsu Car Marty. This will allow you to get video out.
Port as seen from the back of the machine.
IMPORTANT: The metal shielding that makes up the ENTIRE port is grounded, so you have to make sure all your non-ground connections aren’t touching it.
Audio: Right Channel
Audio: Left Channel
Composite Video Cable Diagram
You don’t need to use two ground lines, the audio and video lines can all be run from pin 3 if you want to save on space at the connector end.
Pin 2 goes to Audio Right Pin
Pin 3 goes to Audio Right and Left Ground
Pin 10 goes to Composite Video Ground
Pin 13 goes to Audio Left Pin
Pin 14 goes to Composite Video Pin
It’s also possible to use S-Video using the S-Video pins listed above
Accessory Port STL File
This is still a WIP
We take a look at
Fujitsu‘s failed console line, which despite not selling well cemented it’s place in gaming history with a number of technical firsts.
See also the breakdowns of the individual consoles here:
Continue reading “System Histories: FM Towns Marty”
We won some stuff at Japanese auction, it got delivered, we opened it.
Featuring content from:
Continue reading “Unboxing: We got some stuff from Japanese auctions”
We take a look at the first 32 bit console, which was also the first PC based console and the first CD based console – shame it failed really.
Fujitsu FM Towns Marty
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We fire up the
Sega Saturn on an old fashioned CRT to play some classic shooter action.
Continue reading “Quick Play: Virtua Cop on the Sega Saturn”
We take a look at one of the
Nintendo licensed games that appeared on the Philips CDI. Hotel Mario is a single screen game that was released in 1994 by Philips Interactive Media. We try it on the Philips CDI-450
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We take a brief and informal look at some handheld gaming devices, including:
Continue reading “Mini play of some retro handhelds”