• What Do Sony and Open-Source Have in Common?

    Sony’s PlayStation Classic is being made with an existing open-source emulator that the company has licensed. Rather than produce an emulator of its own, Sony has chosen to use a classic of the emulation world in the PCSX ReARMed...

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  • Raspberry Pi RetroPie Hand-Held Gaming Device

    This slick homebrew gaming device was modded into a Wii U Pro controller by Finn Andersen. The layout of the guts inside the controller is really clever and the screen is upcycled from a car-reversing camera screen....

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  • Raspiboy: Raspberry Pi Retrogames Console

      Designed and created to be capable of running a wide variety of different emulators, Raspiboy allows owners to enjoy a massive library of retro games. The maker Pierre-Louis Boyer has once again taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding...

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  • Basic Engine is a New Low-Cost Open Source SBC For Your Video Game Console

    The BASIC Engine is a very low-cost single-board home computer with advanced 2D color graphics and sound capabilities, roughly comparable to late-1980s or early-1990s computers and video game consoles. It can be built at home without special...

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  • How To Build a Retro Video Game Console

    Few days ago pcmag.com has published a complete guide to build yourself a (raspberry pi) retro video game console for less than $100. In this guide you can quickly see how to use an inexpensive Raspberry Pi...

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  • Popcorn Hour Transformer: Hackable Media Computer / NAS

    Cloud Media has spun a new variant of its Popcorn Hour media player that is open source in hardware and software thanks to its mainboard: Pine64’s open source, quad-core Cortex-A53 Rock64 SBC. It’s available in a Media Computer and NAS (network...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Open Source “Game Boy” Runs Linux and Arduino

      Clockwork has surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal for a handheld GameShell device that is billed as “the world’s first modular, portable game console with a GNU/Linux embedded operating system.” The GameShell offers a variety of retro...

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  • DIY a Raspberry Pi Emulator in a Small SNES Cartridge

    Inspired by a Raspberry Pi emulator that was built into a NES cartridge, the folks at GroupGets decided to take it a step furthur and stuff their build into a smaller SNES cartridge. After milling away excess plastic inside of the cart...

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  • Three Great Projects Using a Raspberry Pi 3 

    The Raspberry Pi sounds like a dessert for math lovers but it’s really a computer the size of a credit card that has sold eight million units since its inception four years ago. Owing to its low...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Open Pinball Project – Open Source Pinball Hardware on Kickstarter

    A really small project funded on Kickstarter, $404 gathered against the $72 requested. Open source hardware and extremely low cost contrl board dedicated to the retro gaming and pinball enthusiasts! The Open Pinball Project (OPP) has existed...

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  • CHIP – The World’s First Nine Dollar Computer

    C.H.I.P. is a computer. It’s tiny and easy to use. C.H.I.P. does computer things. Work in LibreOffice and save your documents to C.H.I.P.’s onboard storage. Surf the web and check your email over wifi. Play games with...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • KADE miniConsole+ A smart open source retro gaming device on Kickstarter

    An interesting project 400% funded on Kickstarter: Everyone keen on retro gaming should check it out! Get the news about the continuing KADE miniConsole+ project and information on pre-ordering and general sales at kadevice.com The KADE miniConsole+...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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