Improving obscure plug-in adapters

New: if you want to test Muzer’s latest improvements on VCS2600 and TG16/PCE support, please try Firmware v0.18b alpha for Retrode 1 and Retrode 2. Please find updating instructions on this page.

My (incredibly messy) workspace for Retrode development

Many design and development decisions that turned the Retrode into its current form originate from community input. [...]

Linux, XMBC and the Retrode

Erik of Doodlejiggy shows how easy it is to use XBMC and the Retrode to set up a full featured Linux based retro console.


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Sega Master System and Game Gear Plug-in adapter

As previously reported, Matthias and myself have been working on a Master System and Game Gear plug-in adapter.

I am very pleased to now say that we have a fully working adapter, which (I think) will go into production at some point later in the year.

You can read all about how it came to be over [...]

Retrode on Linux/PS3/Dockstar

Yes, world, it works on PS3 also! Hunter Davis of tested the Retrode 2 on various devices including PS3 and Android 4.0!  His blog illustrates how you can use an original SNES Controller and Cartridge with your PC, PS3, or Dockstar. additionally reports that the Retrode works fine on a stock PS3, as [...]

Christmas, yet again?

Here we see a box of production Retrode mainboards that I just set up and tested. Funny how the green circuit boards and the pink bubble wrap add to the christmasy mood of this shot ;-) According to the person who did the CNC machining, the cases should be delivered on Thursday or Friday, if [...]

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The 2600 plug-in adapter


Moon Patrol…


Thanks to Kevin Horton for his excellent bank switching doc.