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ONEChip PSOne Installation (PAL)

I managed to snag a very cheap PAL PSOne console on my local classifieds recently, so I thought it would be fun to kit it out with the ONEChip so it can play all my imports and backups. For the … Continue reading

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Getting RGB Video from Nintendo Consoles (SNES/N64/GC)

In my recent endeavour to get an RGB picture out of my SNES I had to learn a lot about the SCART standard and the ways in which the NTSC and PAL units differ. This wasn’t such an easy task as … Continue reading

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Installing Custom Firmware on the PSP

Installing custom firmware (CFW) on your Sony PSP can unlock the power to use it as a capable handheld emulation platform, as well as opening it up to playing your PS1 backup files. If you’re not familiar with CFW on … Continue reading

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Transfer Final Fantasy VII Saves between PC, PSP, and PS1

Update – Since softmodding my PS2 to run Free MCBoot, I discovered that I could use it to transfer saves between a PS1 memory card and a PC. I didn’t want to replace the existing Memcarduino method of transfer in this … Continue reading

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Playing Reproduction SNES Cartridges

So, you’re interested in playing repro carts on your console? First thing to check is whether your console will support the cartridge you are looking to buy/build. If you are building a repro from scratch, using brand new aftermarket PCBs, … Continue reading

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Removing the Decision Timer from The Walking Dead [PC]

The Walking Dead is a fantastic game. It is however somewhat difficult to play if English is not your first language or if you have reading difficulties, as the game often throws multiple choice answers in your face with barely … Continue reading

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SNES Reproduction Cart Tutorial

With a bit of know-how and some basic programming gear, you can make your own SNES reproduction carts from your old unwanted games. This short tutorial will aim to show you how it’s done, I have drawn information from a … Continue reading

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Jaska Plays – Civilization: Beyond Earth

I love me a good Civ game, have done for a long time.  Since playing the original Sid Meier’s Civilization as a child, I pumped a lot of time into Civ 4 and its expansions while at university and then … Continue reading

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Jaska Plays – SpaceChem

OK it’s official, I have an addiction to Indie games at the moment.  My Steam library is bursting with these budget curiosities that I have accrued over years of Steam Sales and Humble Bundles, and the guilt of leaving them … Continue reading

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Jaska Plays – Gunpoint

Today I wanted to delve back into the rich and eclectic world of Indie games, since I had so much fun with Kerbal Space Program.  There are so many to choose from these days, particularly from the mainstream distribution platforms, so picking … Continue reading

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