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  1. TG tracks with "Default settings" rules for more modern consoles

    10-04-2021 at 01:48 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    So i missed a post on a sub by @Rogerpoco and so I thought I'd bring it here because it's a cesspit of interpretations...Let's begin with the query from Roger: https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/237497-Xbox-Moto-GP-2-NTSC-Time-Trial-Suzuka-Best-Lap-01-56-93-Roger-111
    Hey, @Barthax - yur my rules
    ...

    Updated 10-04-2021 at 02:14 AM by Barthax

  2. Cleaning and de-labelling

    10-03-2021 at 08:19 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Another great focused video for maintenance of ancient stuff:
  3. Dedication to cleaning & restoring...

    09-27-2021 at 03:47 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    This was quite an eye-opener to just how bad some electronics can be recovered from:
    https://youtu.be/x-cG3xCmP7E
  4. PS5 & Xbox Series X... so what?

    09-11-2021 at 01:06 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Skimming through my inbox this morning, caught a piece of spam referencing PS5 and something dawned on me: the PS5 and Xbox Series X have been around for what feels like a long time now (6+ months commercially but lots more than a year of hype)... and their impact on society hasn't been noticed ...

    Updated 09-11-2021 at 01:15 AM by Barthax

  5. Wall page shortcuts are no longer navigating pages

    08-05-2021 at 09:41 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    At the top of active wall posts (20+ comments) arrives a series of shortcut links to the pages of the wall post (Scoreboard Errors page is more than 100 pages, for example). These navigation buttons have stopped working.
    I thought about posting it to the Scoreboard Errors page but it might not get ...
  6. The thin line of Arcade platform vs. other platforms

    07-30-2021 at 02:29 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    [Edit:] Ultimately this works out as a research failure on my part... Original text below this edit & the one at the bottom.
    It's no secret that many "genuine" arcade machines are just a PC in a box hooked up to a some hardware that may be proprietary (as far back as 1999 with ...

    Updated 07-31-2021 at 01:04 AM by Barthax

  7. Save yourself 3.5 hours of watching and just vote no...

    07-06-2021 at 07:33 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    Typo on a submission: herehttps://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/233631-PlayStation-4-The-Crew-Faction-Mission-Landmark-Tour-(4h)-Finish-in-the-top-3-Time-02-42-22-041-Andrew-Mee^ dunno why this link doesn't work...

    Updated 07-06-2021 at 08:15 AM by Jace Hall

  8. A pointless exercise in numbers

    06-16-2021 at 09:11 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I got curious about the overlap of both the ESI and Top Players tables after realising how few #1 places John McAllister has. So I extracted the two tables, combined the placings for anyone in both listings based on position only and came up with some useless numbers... Curiosity satisfied. :PUser
    Combined ...

    Updated 06-16-2021 at 09:15 AM by Barthax

  9. Brawler 64 review - an N64 controller review

    05-25-2021 at 09:16 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    The ShortCircuit guys are a good source of unbiased reviews: they get sponsored but rarely by the manufacturer of the product they're reviewing. They're a sister channel of the Linus Tech Tips channel - unbiased PC tech reviews in the same manner.Here's their review of the Brawler 64 controller ...
  10. Kit for my current capture setup

    05-16-2021 at 04:32 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    @kernzyp asked of me in a recent submission thread what's needed for a capture setup. I'll describe the kit that I have/have experience of but as most of it is getting old, some links provided to Amazon (UK not US) are for items no longer available.
    PC
    First basic is a PC with USB 3.0 or ...

    Updated 05-16-2021 at 05:05 AM by Barthax

  11. Death Rally (Classic)'s difficulty with difficulty setting

    03-01-2021 at 12:03 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    @Almighty Dreadlock posted a perfectly reasonable question on https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthr...est-time-(Hell about the difficulty in the rules of this question. While the answer to his immediate question is a confirmatory "Yes", the act of verifying ...

    Updated 03-01-2021 at 12:05 AM by Barthax

  12. GOG.com: 8 arcade classics are coming your way soon!

    02-25-2021 at 10:18 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    GOG.com (are they still called Good Ol' Games?) in collaboration with Ziggurat Interactive is bringing out several great late-bloomers to the Arcade scene: Bad Dudes vs. DragonNinja; Express Raider; Gate of Doom, Heavy Barrel, Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja, Super BurgerTime, SRD - Super Real Darwin ...
  13. The player triggered an error.

    02-22-2021 at 02:57 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    The above has just started happening. I went back to other videos I'd verified & they're now producing the same.
  14. Twin Galaxies Live showing accepted subs.

    01-13-2021 at 06:41 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I just noticed Twin Galaxies Live has started showing recently accepted submissions. Very nice. :D
  15. Flying through some GT5

    12-10-2020 at 01:23 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I decided to pick up GT5 again after around 7 years away from it. I found myself flying through.
  16. SAGE UK: Young People should have free access to video games

    11-13-2020 at 08:58 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    In among various other findings, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) have collated studies which suggest 18-29 "young" demographic should be given free access to video games to incentivize stay-at-home COVID policy compliance.The UK government is primarily advised by SAGE ...
  17. YouTube's AI system has a thing about age content

    11-07-2020 at 10:54 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    YouTube's AI is now taking on automating the consideration of age restrictions for videos. The AI Police kindly sends out notifications to the content creator in the form of e-mails:

    What heinous content might I have uploaded to be subjected to this? Muhahaha...Just in case you can't ...

    Updated 11-07-2020 at 10:59 AM by Barthax

  18. Windows 10 20H2 - one cinic's view of the new features

    10-23-2020 at 01:04 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Original Microsoft announcement at: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/what-s-new-for-it-pros-in-windows-10-version-20h2/ba-p/1800132

    The second-annual major update to Windows 10 is about to be switched on (the features would have been downloaded during September update ...

    Updated 10-23-2020 at 01:06 AM by Barthax

  19. Mobizen Mirroring

    09-01-2020 at 05:34 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I've been using the Mobizen Mirroring for some time now as it gives me the option to enable "desktop" processing on the Android phones. While not the first recording I've made, I have made my first submission of such footage. The camera angle isn't the greatest in the footage of ...

    Updated 09-01-2020 at 06:05 AM by Barthax

  20. Evercade: Retro cartridge gaming done right?

    08-25-2020 at 10:55 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Every man and his dog is trying to cash in on the retro gaming market share and most are going about it in one of a few ways. It's nice to see someone mixing in with the crowd with a little USP - new handheld, new cartridges with old collections. Enter the Evercade. 4.3" handheld gaming ...
  21. YouTube's system actively support fraudulent claims

    08-25-2020 at 01:55 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Once upon a time, YouTube was great. It didn't last long until copyright got in the way. For quite some time, the lovely people at YouTube allow any content creator to perform a copyright claim against other YouTubers' videos. This typically happened when someone wants to monetise some content ...
  22. Some light MAME-related reading

    08-14-2020 at 03:24 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I created a new wiki page: https://www.twingalaxies.com/wiki_index.php?title=Game:Exploring-MAME-history-for-TG-rules
  23. Google finally (implicitly) admits to having saved all your audio previously

    08-05-2020 at 11:49 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I got an e-mail from Google. Much like the Timeline feature which tracks your every move on GPS, the recording of audio is now optional. When you finally get to the option that you knew nothing about you'll find out it's been recording all along. Not that this behaviour was any kind of secret ...
  24. SP is designed to prevent participation

    07-17-2020 at 12:03 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Haven't got much spare time again & the cycle which causes me to drift away further is in place again. I come here to participate on the scoreboard. There's great bonus experiences like the friendships, the achievements and debates which occur but let's face it: I'm here to document ...
  25. It's a slow news day when...

    07-15-2020 at 01:43 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    ... there's only one game in the world to report on.
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