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  1. Retro Pie: Conected to Sony Trinitron CRT

    08-02-2020 at 07:24 PM
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    Over the weekend I had a breakthrough in my quest to get 240p or 480p out of a raspberry pi to a CRT.

    There are 4 ways to get video from a Raspberry Pi. HDMI, Composite, using a header, or dircectly soldering to some video out posts. I tried the HDMI route but kept failing.

    I ...

    Updated 08-02-2020 at 07:36 PM by datagod

  2. Exciting times: CRT Journey

    08-02-2020 at 09:07 AM
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    Just wanted to give a quick update. I managed to get my Raspberry Pi to output 240p, so emulated console games look fantastic on a CRT.I'll post all the details later tonight. Right now I am out on a rescue run, picking up a whole whack of Atari paddles.
  3. New Podcast: The Game Scholar

    07-31-2020 at 10:32 AM
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  4. Because we just don't celebrate Donkey Kong enough

    07-31-2020 at 08:23 AM

    Since my internment at Triple Planets Re-education camp, I have come to appreciate the finer things in life. Like Donkey Kong Watch games, Donkey Kong 64 rap battles, and this wonderful work of modern art: Arcade Fire: Redemption of Billy Mitchell*Note: My stance has not changed regarding Billy ...
  5. Antisocial: Arcade Fired episode

    07-31-2020 at 08:16 AM
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    Tune in to this week's latest episode of Antisocial. Datagod discusses his adventures with a high school drama queen that likes to violate copyright laws. I mean, we all do of course. Have you EVER paid for sheet music? Come on. And every time you hum Happy Birthday some little old ...
  6. Unreal Tournament: remastered and glorious

    07-27-2020 at 08:17 AM
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    https://www.epicgames.com/unrealtournament/en-US/download If you are an old timer like me, you may have spent countless hours on Quake III and Unreal Tournament. I worked for a company that was a pioneer in Digital Rights Management back in the late 90's / early 2000's. We applied our technology ...
  7. Prisoner 481682 has been released

    07-26-2020 at 06:13 PM
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  8. Dave and Busters: South Carolina

    07-17-2020 at 07:42 PM
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    Going through some photos from my old phone, and I saw these. Decided to share. This was at Dave and Busters in Myrtle Beach.Look! I found Brandon playing Fast and furious!


    Gorgeous machine. NOT video game. Those are real pieces on the playfield.

    Four way was crazy!

    Ever ...
  9. Team Billy Video: Part Too

    07-17-2020 at 03:28 PM
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    Casey has redeemed Billy Mitchell somewhow. All Hail Holy Saint HeadCasey.
  10. Star Trek Continues

    07-17-2020 at 02:40 PM
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    Not video game related, but definitely retro! I love this series, been following it for years. I have not watched all the episodes yet, sort of savoring them minute by minute. Fan made Star Trek at its finest. Take a look at Scotty! That is the original Scotty's real life son! How ...
  11. The CRT Journey

    07-15-2020 at 09:03 PM
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    I have 7 arcade cabinets. Some are min, some were rescued. I enjoy tinkering with them, replacing buttons, swapping boards around, etc.Two of the screens are borked, so I wanted to see if I could drop in a TV replacement. Now as many of you know, arcade CRTs are a different beast than consumer ...
  12. 5 years already!

    07-14-2020 at 09:21 PM
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    Such an amazing time! @Marcade and I became best friends after our initial meeting in Banning. Imoto is awesome, I have met her several times.
  13. Working with CRTs

    07-14-2020 at 09:17 AM
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    I have been experimenting with high end consumer TV's to see if I can get them to display video from my arcade machines. Two of my machines us a Raspberry Pi (ArPiCade) and output HDMI to a Jamma Harness which then connects to the arcade CRT. By taking the HDMI out form the Pi, and putting ...
  14. Amico: Cloudy Mountain

    07-13-2020 at 08:26 AM
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    This looks sooo good!
  15. Antisocial: Latest Episode

    07-12-2020 at 05:53 PM
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    The latest episode of Antisocial is up. In this episode I discuss the battle I had with the creator of ArcadeFire! (The play about Billy Mitchell) using one of my photos to attack Twin Galaxies and Jace Hall.I like Billy, he is my friend. I like Jace Hall, he is my freind. Franny is in the photo, ...
  16. Humans are incredible

    07-09-2020 at 10:12 PM
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  17. Speaker Upgrade

    07-09-2020 at 07:48 PM

    So I picked up some speakers for 12 bucks at a thrift store. I have a Mortal Kombat 1 cabinet that was converted to a Street Fighter Plus Extreme something or other. I disconnected the Street Fighter and put in a ArPiCade. The only isse I have is that the volume is wildy different from game to game, ...

    Updated 07-09-2020 at 07:55 PM by datagod

  18. Amico: problems??

    07-09-2020 at 06:11 PM


    It seems Amico is looking for a hardware engineer. Kinda late in the game. I hope things are OK there.https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=intellivision&l=Irvine%2C%20CA&vjk=c4edd45e ddeff817&fbclid=IwAR3Y1WYygZ5fH1TtImgbMjUN-F73RTnXNVkZ4xav-uZGSpMAFv75w8jRYSk
  19. Review: Namco Museum

    07-07-2020 at 06:07 AM

    This is a great review of the Namco Museum. It includes a little history, a little humor, and a lot of fun.
  20. Delusional Drama: The Playwrite Speaks

    07-05-2020 at 06:09 PM

    Hey @RTM you are featured in this video by Casey Ross. Not sure if you granted permission or not. She slags on you pretty hard.
  21. FAKE NEWS: NOT A WORLD RECORD!!!

    07-05-2020 at 10:57 AM
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    In case anyone is fooled by this obvious attempt to manipulate JTT, this is NOT a world record by any means. It has not been submitted to Twin Galaxies, Donkey Kong Forum, or Guinness. This was an experiment conducted by Tanner, live streamed on Twitch. I won't get into the details ...
  22. Amazing Time!! Fast and Furious

    07-04-2020 at 02:31 PM
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    Pretty decent time for a wicket cool game.
  23. Atari VCS: CRAZY PRICE!!!

    07-03-2020 at 05:22 PM
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    Not sure who the heck is going to pay that much money on a non-mainstream console!!! That is crazy.
  24. Happy Canada Day

    07-01-2020 at 05:26 AM


    Today Canada celebrates its birth as a nation in 1867. I'll be making some smoked Hawaiian Chile and having some delicious German beer.
  25. Help creating tracks: Fast and Furious

    06-28-2020 at 04:37 PM
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    I spent all my points on funding some cool tracks. Does anyone out there have extra credits to create some tracks for Fast and Furious? @JJT_Defender don't worry buddy, I got your back. I'll get those tracks created ASAP.

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