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General Discussions • 10-pin mini DIN (Saturn) connector question

MISTerFPGA about 5 days ago

So I'm seeing this connector being used in the newer IO boards.Do I understand correctly that this is like an ultimate connector, capable of sending both composite and RGB signal?So if I have an IO board with this connector, I just buy a 10DIN to VGA cabl …
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Review: Anbernic RG ARC Six Months On - The Dream Becomes A Nightmare?

Time Extension about 6 days ago

You were the chosen one.Editor's note: We don't normally revisit reviews, but in the case of the Anbernic RG ARC, we felt compelled to. This is one of the best products Anbernic has ever produced, in our eyes – but after six months of use, we've run into …
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The Dreamcast Directory: Websites We Love in 2024

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 8 days ago

Late last year, in a gratuitous act of procrastination, I authored a piece for the Junkyard that surveyed the hefty range of Dreamcast websites that had sprung up in the console’s “post-Sega” era but which had sadly since bit the dust. In reality tha …
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On-Rails Shooter 'Bat Galaxy' Is A Colourful Take On Star Fox And Panzer Dragoon

Time Extension about 8 days ago

Burning Rangers and Thunder Force are also inspirations.Look, we all want a new Star Fox – that's something it's possible to agree on, right? How about a new Panzer Dragoon, too?In an ideal world, we'd have both by now – but, in the meantime, let's tak …

Sega Saturn • Saturn Core Not Working

MISTerFPGA about 10 days ago

I'm trying to play Saturn games for the first time. I dropped a few CHD files on the Saturn folder but trying to load them I get an error something like CD BIOS missing. …
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YouTuber Scores $2000 Sega Saturn Mother Lode For 500 Bucks At GameStop

Time Extension about 11 days ago

"I love GameStop".These days, stores are pretty savvy about the value of retro games. We've got dedicated shops which specialise in selling vintage gaming hardware and software, so the chances of picking up a bargain from an unsuspecting retailer are slimm …

Display Devices • "Jumpy" video on a CRT (Philips CM8833-2) with SOME cores only.

MISTerFPGA about 12 days ago

Hi,The SCART output of my MiSTer Multisystem is connected to a Philips CM8833-2 CRT monitor (15KHz, similar to Commodore 1084S) using a SCART to RGB DB9 adapter.It works perfectly with most cores, but for several of them the picture "jumps" vertically by …
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Feature: Is It Time To Change The Narrative On The Sega Saturn?

Time Extension about 13 days ago

"After 30 Years...".Sales figures, as we all know, are often used as the ultimate metric for judging the success or failure of a particular piece of gaming hardware, and no console sums this up better than the Sega Saturn.Released in 1994 after Sega had su …
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The Dreamcast Version Of Dead Or Alive 2 Has Been Unofficially Remastered

Time Extension about 16 days ago

Improved textures! New effects! Extra stages!Dead or Alive is a series which has deep ties with Sega hardware.The original arcade game from 1996 actually runs on Sega's Model 2 arcade board and got its first domestic port on the Sega Saturn. While it would …
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Sega Saturn Is Getting A Fan-Made Remake Of Revenge Of Shinobi

Time Extension about 20 days ago

With better animation, larger levels and CD-quality music.The Sega Mega Drive / Genesis classic Revenge of Shinobi is getting a fan-made "remake" on the 32-bit Sega Saturn.Coded by Pigsy (the same person who is bringing Castlevania: Symphony of the Night t …
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The Cost Of Owning A MiSTer FPGA Is About To Come Down Dramatically

Time Extension about 21 days ago

Update: New board shown in action.MiSTer FPGA is a remarkable platform for retro gaming. Via FPGA tech, it is able to offer an accurate and low-latency reproduction of many classic gaming platforms, from the NES all the way up to the N64, PS1 and Saturn.Ho …
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This Is What It's Like To Take Your Sega Saturn Online In 2024

Time Extension about 23 days ago

Getting online, '90s-style.These days, game consoles having online connectivity is a given, but back in the 1990s, it was very much a novelty.The Mega Drive and SNES both had online capabilities of some description thanks to extra accessories, as did the N …
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The Cost Of Owning A MiSTer FPGA Is About To Come Down Dramatically

Time Extension about 24 days ago

New MiSTer-based handheld coming, too.MiSTer FPGA is a remarkable platform for retro gaming. Via FPGA tech, it is able to offer an accurate and low-latency reproduction of many classic gaming platforms, from the NES all the way up to the N64, PS1 and Satur …

Sega Saturn • Ignore

MISTerFPGA about 24 days ago

Never mind …
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Random: This Bulk Slash FAQ Has Been Puzzling Fans For Almost 20 Years

Time Extension about 24 days ago

"I'll let you figure out these yourself".Given we now have access to massive interactive 'wiki' pages and step-by-step walkthrough videos, there's little need for the traditional FAQ guide these days – but, once upon a time, these crudely formatted guide …
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PS1 Exclusive Crash Bandicoot Gets Ported To Sega Saturn

Time Extension about 25 days ago

"Bringing Crash Bandicoot to Sega's 32-bit console is quite a challenge".Modder and homebrew developer Frogbull has ported PS1-exclusive Crash Bandicoot to the Sega Saturn.If the name seems familiar, it's because Frogbull has previously ported Metal Gear S …
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Shenmue: Reclaiming The Path Is An Impressive New Fan Game Coming This September

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Revisit Guilin on September 16th.Following the release of Shenmue III back in 2019, fans have once again been left in the dark over the series's future, with the occasional interview quote from Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki being all we have to suggest that an …
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New Patch For Cave's Sega Saturn Racer 'High Velocity' Unlocks 4-Player Mode

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Four is better than two, right?Back in 1995, Cave – best known today for its bullet hell shmups – released a 3D racing game on the Sega Saturn entitled Touge King: The Spirits in Japan.It was released in North America the following year under the name …
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PaRappa The Rapper-Esque Saturn Game 'Jung Rhythm' Gets English Fan Translation

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Jung Rhythm came out in 1998, two years after PaRappa the Rapper.We expect that most people reading this will already be familiar with PaRappa the Rapper — NanaOnSha's quirky PlayStation rhythm game about a paper-thin rapping dog. But what you might not …
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New Book Aims To Celebrate Saturn, Sega's Beloved 32-Bit Console

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"Rediscover the magic of the Sega Saturn".The Sega Saturn has a special place in our hearts here at Time Extension.While it only sold a tenth the number of units the PlayStation managed, it is nonetheless home to some of the greatest games of its generatio …

Official Addon Boards • Dual SDRAM with Mixed Versions

MISTerFPGA about 1 month ago

I bought a 3.0 SDRAM module for use with the Saturn core, as I had a 2.5 and was experiencing crashes. It works fine now.Now I'm wondering if I can use the 2.5 module in the second GPIO slot to have a dual SDRAM setup, but I have a couple questions:What a …

Sega Saturn • 8BitDo M30 2.4g button mapping is off after March 23rd update

MISTerFPGA about 1 month ago

Hi all,I noticed that I can no longer map the correct buttons on my 8BitDo M30 2.4g controller.This is only happening for the Saturn core and the problem does not occur if I for instance map the buttons to a keyboard. I also used a second 8BitDo M30 2.4g …
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Feature: All Is Not Well In The World Of FPGA Retro Gaming

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Update: Pixel Cherry Ninja and Pramod Somashekar make peace.Update: It seems Pixel Cherry Ninja and Pramod Somashekar have now buried the hatchet and have moved on, which is great news:Original Story : It's fair to say that Field-Programmable Gate Array ch …
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Ex-Sega Composer Richard Jacques On Headhunter, The First Game Score Recorded At Abbey Road

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"We didn't want to do anything substandard".Richard Jacques is a name that will need little introduction to any long-standing Sega fan.The Ivor Novello Award-winning, GRAMMY and BAFTA-nominated composer joined Sega Europe in the '90s to work as the in-hous …
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The Reason Sega Lost The 32-Bit War? The 32X, Says Yosuke Okunari

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"The company was unable to focus enough on its main hope".The reasons for Saturn's failure in the face of the PS1 and N64 have been covered multiple times over the years, but now Sega's Yosuke Okunari has added his insight into the matter.Speaking in his n …