: RetroHQ :

April 20th 2021, 16:08:49

After a bit of fiddling the 7800 RGB luma only output is rock solid and perfectly crisp. I need to see if I can bodge a PLL on there to get the chroma sampling clock.

: RetroHQ :

April 13th 2021, 11:20:11

The first release of CD game support for the Jaguar GameDrive is now available. More info over on AtariAge!

A new firmware for the older carts will follow, I just need to check the update is working on those carts.

Jonathan Thomas

April 8th 2021, 09:48:08

#LotusSTE: 💾➡FINAL RELEASE 1.0 DOWNLOAD COMING THIS WEEKEND!⬅. We'd be grateful for RT's, FB posts, blog posts, forum posts etc so that we can get this game into the hands of as many STE fans as possible! Thanks for your support!

: RetroHQ :

March 31st 2021, 11:20:05

Louis Rossmann is knocking the right to repair fight up a notch. Bam!

I've followed this for a while, and this is a really interesting turn. A great guy fighting for sanity to prevail in Massachusetts and set a president.

Retro Gamer Stuff

March 30th 2021, 22:43:52

We are giving away an Atari Jaguar GameDrive by @TheRetroHQ. These are highly sought after at the moment!

It's usual like, retweet and follow. Will pick a winner one week from today (6th of April, 8pm GMT).

Good luck!

: RetroHQ :

March 26th 2021, 22:45:21

Argghhhh!! That makes me feel dirty. And not in a good way. 😬
I hear you like chips with non-orthogonal rotations.

Arnaud Carré

March 26th 2021, 16:06:55

: RetroHQ :

March 25th 2021, 13:39:19

Modern consoles are awesome! 😬
Wait, what? 🤨


March 23rd 2021, 22:06:36

I've released the source code of my previous ZX Spectrum game: Castaway.

It isn't great, but it may be an interesting read to some people. I don't know.

Brian Hargrove

March 22nd 2021, 17:15:38

Tomorrow at Noon (CST) orders for the #NeoBiosMasta 2020 and VMC will be open. #NEOGEO

Set your clocks!


March 21st 2021, 22:56:32

We're shipping a large batch of @TheRetroHQ #AtariJaguar GameDrives today! Pictured below is the boxed version, but you can also purchase the Jaguar GameDrive without a box. Get on our waiting list here: #retrogaming #classicgaming #dothemath #Atari


March 18th 2021, 12:40:11

Finally, a good reason to retire the Framemeister. Our scaler has an advanced image processing pipeline and every input you could want for retro gaming.
Many projects in the pipeline that we think you are going to love!

Retro Game Restore

March 18th 2021, 09:12:29

360 now! 140 to go!
We need some more push!!!
The pre-order page of SNES transparent shell is available now.

MOQ is 500, let's make it real!

Super Early Bird pre-order ends on March 7 11:39am TPE time.



March 16th 2021, 22:43:11

My #MISTER2JAMMA prototype is almost finished 😉#MiSTerFPGA

: RetroHQ :

March 15th 2021, 12:54:31

Christ I look old and tired! Lol, well, I guess I am... 😆
I had an absolute blast hanging out with @TheRetroHQ! We talked about his storied history in the game world, his GameDrives and tons of other nerdiness.
It's available as a video and everywhere audio podcasts are found:

: RetroHQ :

March 3rd 2021, 13:53:31

The latest batch of PCB's for the Jaguar GameDrive has arrived!

One random unit tested and working.

Now lots of repetitive programming, casing and packing to be done!

Bob from RetroRGB

March 3rd 2021, 13:00:46

Here's this week's retro gaming roundup! Available as a video and everywhere audio podcasts are found:

Retro Game Restore

March 1st 2021, 14:27:31

The very first sample come in today. the transparent shell for SNES. It looks nice 🙂

anyone wants it? I was told that MOQ is 500 units for this. 😞 i guess it won’t be a easy task this time.

#snes #retrogamer #retrogaming


February 26th 2021, 07:12:23

It's finally here!
My very first instructional video on how you can make your own game boxes.
Please bear with mumbling me, I hope the content gets across anyway and isn't too boring.😬
#retrogaming #commodore

Stone Age Gamer

February 26th 2021, 05:00:00

Here's what's on sale for February. Prices are valid TODAY (2/26/21)ONLY!

: RetroHQ :

February 24th 2021, 09:21:34

You know I said I would put a video together showing progress on the CD support? Well, Rees did it... 😆
I've been helping to test the upcoming JagCD support for the RetroHQ JaguarGD flashcart. Now it's at the point where it's mostly working @TheRetroHQ very kindly gave me permission to put a video together. So here it is.

Also big thanks to @jagfumes!


February 22nd 2021, 13:53:16

Contributing to the #MiSTerFPGA can feel daunting, but there are many files that require little technical knowledge. Particularly, MRA files.
Once you have your edit done, you need to make a pull request in GitHub. Here's how:

Matt Smith

February 16th 2021, 19:48:25

Busy ripping CD's to test out the CD support on the Atari Jaguar GD... It's gonna be a long night. @TheRetroHQ

: RetroHQ :

February 16th 2021, 17:09:00

World Tour Racing nearly running... but not quite. It does a lot of stopping and re-initialising of the GPU without any regard for what state my hardware is in! Inconsiderate. 😆

Had enough for one day. Another game working, another nearly. Not too bad.

: RetroHQ :

February 16th 2021, 13:54:01

Some goodies have arrived for the Falcon, thanks to Exxos. Don't think he's in Twitter, but visit if you need Atari computer mods. Loads of great stuff!

: RetroHQ :

February 16th 2021, 13:36:51

Hover Strike now running on Jaguar GameDrive CD.

: RetroHQ :

February 15th 2021, 16:44:46

Music now working too. Neat! I think I'm ready to put this out for a bit of beta testing before release.

Still a few non-runners such as Hover Strike and World Tour Racing, but there's a lot running now, so it's probably a good time for a first release.
Added a workaround! Iron Soldier 2 now seems to be working quite reliably, apart from (yet again), audio. It uses straight CD audio and typically does things differently to everyone else... 😆

: RetroHQ :

February 13th 2021, 22:19:03

Atari Falcon MicroBox030 gerbers. Did this thing ever work, I wonder?

Metal Jesus Rocks

February 12th 2021, 14:47:13

Today I'm talking about my EVERDRIVE & Flash Cart Collection (SNES, N64, SegaCD, Game Boy, NEOGEO, Genesis, etc) - WATCH >> youtu.be/TmIQe3kqG8w - What Everdrive / Flash carts do you use in your game room?

: RetroHQ :

February 5th 2021, 15:33:03

Random update!!

I'll be shipping my carts with firmware pre-installed from now on.

There's no real reason to force users to install the latest version on first boot, other than it's a good idea.

It's now going to be at the users discretion, using the existing update procedure.

: RetroHQ :

January 21st 2021, 17:07:20

Did someone say they wanted this running? Has to be the most unplayable game ever! And I've been playing Dragons Lair quite a lot. It's strangely compulsive... 🤔

: RetroHQ :

January 18th 2021, 17:49:56

Teaser time! Some pics of games running on the Jaguar GameDrive CD drive simulator. Most games are now running pretty solidly -- getting pretty close to a test build and then public release. 😄

: RetroHQ :

January 8th 2021, 17:39:54

More Jaguar GameDrive CD work today. It's *nearly* running Dragons Lair now. The data throughput isn't quite high enough to stop the video skipping, not sure if I can get around this yet!

: RetroHQ :

January 7th 2021, 18:42:05

More fun with CD emulation on the JagGD today. More games now *beginning* to boot. Still plenty of issues to iron out, but things are progressing. CD audio still being weird, even though it's sortof working....

: RetroHQ :

January 6th 2021, 16:54:23

I've done some handy things on the JagGD in the last few days. I now have a virtual com port which spews out debug logs from the cart in real-time. Bloody awesome! And I now have Blue Lightening running on CD as well, although not entirely stable and without CD audio! 😄

: RetroHQ :

January 4th 2021, 09:05:24

A pretty thorough overview of Jag GameDrive! Glad you're enjoying it. 😄
Our video review of the @TheRetroHQ Jaguar Game Drive Flash Cartridge is now online at

: RetroHQ :

December 26th 2020, 15:27:09

Merry Christmas folks! It's time to kick back and make things which don't involve a soldering iron for a change. 😆

Stone Age Gamer

December 22nd 2020, 21:00:00

Whether you have the cool blue camouflage or the classic silver, your NeoGeo Pocket will love the NeoPocket GameDrive from @TheRetroHQ Grab yours here:

Stone Age Gamer

December 21st 2020, 21:00:00

All your Lynx games in one convenient place. Save $10 on the Atari Lynx GameDrive from @TheRetroHQ for a limited time!

Sam Zeloof

December 18th 2020, 22:25:58

want to support DIY semiconductor fab efforts? I’m selling a homemade chip from the first batch. I gave a few to close friends & family, you will have 1 of <10 out there. Lots of tools and parts to buy, your money will be well spent!!

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