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The TDE Podcast Ep 34: Pong Creator Al Alcorn

The Arcade Blogger about 9 days ago

Episode 34 of the Ted Dabney Experience podcast is available now for your listening pleasure! If you enjoy reading, you’ll love the other project I’m involved with: Ted Dabney Experience Podcast episode 34. Click the image to l …

Relive Classic Video Games on Your Phone

Retromash about 14 days ago

Video games have existed for a very long time. The first retro video game, Pong, was created in 1972. Back then, you needed a huge arcade machine to play it. Nowadays, your smartphone is a much more powerful device in your pocket. Along with all the modern …

"I Didn't Even Have A NES" Admits Lunar, Grandia And Langrisser Composer Noriyuki Iwadare

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"I prefer video games that can be enjoyed by a large group of people".Legendary video game composer Noriyuki Iwadare, whose contributions to the likes of Lunar and Grandia have earned him awards, has admitted to Arab News Japan that he was never all that i …

Atarian Al Alcorn Inducted In The Amusement Industry Hall of Fame

Australian Retro Gamer about 1 month ago

Pioneer Al Alcorn Honored with Amusement Industry Hall of Fame Induction In a momentous tribute to his groundbreaking contributions, the esteemed engineer and computer scientist, Al Alcorn, has been inducted into the Amusement Industry Hall of Fame this ye …

Time Traveling through Retro Sports Gaming: Icons, Classics, and Cult Favorites

Retromash about 2 months ago

The rise of retro sports gaming is a fascinating look at how digital versions of real sports have enthralled gamers for many years. The world of vintage sports video games is full of creativity, nostalgia, and history, ranging from the first simulations …

From Pixels to Realms: The Evolution of Gaming from Retro Classics to Warcraft

Retromash about 6 months ago

The realm of video games has experienced a phenomenal transformation, evolving from rudimentary pixelated forms to intricate, immersive digital worlds. This journey, beginning with the iconic retro games of the 70s and 80s, has not only defined entertainme …

General • Consoles Vs. Computers: Which type of gaming was best in each generation?

Lemon64 about 6 months ago

In my opinion:- 2nd gen: CONSOLES were the best option for gaming in the late 70s and early 80s. They had huge pixels, sure, but they had more games, more multiplayer games, more colors and faster gameplay.- 3rd gen: COMPUTERS win this one by a slight mar …

Cool vintage electronics projects to do in 2023

VCFed about 7 months ago

Just looking for ideas for neat projects to tackle. Mostly for my own amusement but occasionally to be videoed. Right now I'm working obviously on my Sol terminal prototype as well as a SWTPC PPG joystick. But I'd like to tackle some smaller, less insan …

Neo Geo CD Title 'Battle Flip Shot' Is Now Available To Order

Time Extension about 7 months ago

It's Pong, updated!PixelHeart has just released a new physical game for the Neo Geo CD, called Battle Flip Shot.Originally released on the Neo Geo MVS arcade system in 1998 by Visco, Battle Flip Shot is an updated version of Pong.Read the full article on t …

Input Devices • Spinners, Trackballs, and the Setting 0xFFFF

MISTerFPGA about 7 months ago

I recently got one of these, on eBay.It's an Atgames Legends Ultimate Fight Stick/ Control Panel, and connects via USB.It's flippin' huge, but has a really nice feel. The sticks are decent, not cheap feeling. The concave buttons are clicky, and have a rea …

AY-3-8500-1, PONG chip question.

VCFed about 8 months ago

I was doing some crate digging on the bay. I ended up buying these five chips for ~$15 (including the $5 shipping). The GI AY-3-8500-1 is what caught my eye. Check out the data sheet. It is a PONG chip (and the NTSC one). I want to see it play again. Th …

New Releases • New Release - C64 Big Game Pack Stinger +2DG / The Last Ninja Remix +8DI / Dig Dug … by NightFallCrew

Lemon64 about 9 months ago

https://www.nightfallcrew.... ... g-revival/Some new games or tools (Cracked / Trained or Unrealeased) for Commodore 64 have been released from your favorites groups.Titles:Retroscape64 Preview +1DStinger +2DG *Hokuto Force*Labyrinth 3D Preview …

Fairchild Channel F Emulators

How To Retro about 9 months ago

Released in 1976, the Fairchild Channel F, or Video Entertainment System (VES) as it’s also known, represents a pivotal moment for games consoles with it being the first to utilise a microprocessor and also interchangeable ROM cartridges, as opposed …

The Best Fairchild Channel F Emulator

How To Retro about 9 months ago

Released in 1976, the Fairchild Channel F, or Video Entertainment System (VES) as it’s also known, represents a pivotal moment for games consoles with it being the first to utilise a microprocessor and also interchangeable ROM cartridges, as opposed …

'Curious Video Game Machines' Shines A Light On The Most Obscure Hardware Of All Time

Time Extension about 9 months ago

Gaming's unknown underbelly.We all know about the Game Boy, Mega Drive, PlayStation and Atari 2600, but a new book aims to head off the beaten track and celebrate the more mysterious side of the video game hardware industry – and it's up for pre-order no …

Playing Pong just with your thought - CogniGame

Retro Computing Forum about 10 months ago

Searching for Festo 70s devices, I only found a modern device of a “70s game” Even from 2012. Funny large table. 194x76 cm. Brain Computer Interface. Software running on Win7 Festo CogniGame 1 post - 1 participant …

Power Up At The UK’s Science Museum

Australian Retro Gamer about 10 months ago

160 consoles. Five decades. Game on! The UK’s Science Museum has a new interactive gallery, POWER UP, which is on right now in London’s South Kensington district. Immerse yourself in a hands-on gaming experience, featuring the very best video g …

Input Devices • Two USB spinners

MISTerFPGA about 10 months ago

Is it possible to use two USB spinners or two Mice, for the Atari 2600 or the arcade Pong?Any chance that in the .ini, we can assign the X range as spinner 1, and Y range as spinner 2?I'm specifically looking at having two GRS TS-BSP-02 spinners working a …

'Video Game Of The Year' Is A New Book Charting The History Of Games, One Game At A Time

Time Extension about 11 months ago

From author Jordan Minor.If you've recently been looking for a new video game book to add to your growing library, then Video Game Of The Year might just fit the bill.It is a new book from the entertainment and technology journalist Jordan Minor that aims …

Space Invaders: Taito's One Hit Wonder?

Museum of the Game about 11 months ago

I tried to find other video games from Taito starting with Space Invaders from 1978 and onward. But besides Pong, the only information online that I found about other games from Taito were before 1978, which was that genre of mechanical arcade games, whi …

PONG Quest™ — a Charmingly Fun Roleplaying Game Based on the Iconic Atari® Franchise is Available Now for Windows PC via Steam

Old School Gamer Magazine about 11 months ago

You Might Be Stuck Inside, But These PONG® Paddles Aren’t — Explore PONG World in a New Classically-inspired Dungeon Crawler Atari® — One of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — and developer Che …

The Most Famous Retro Arcade Games

Retromash about 11 months ago

The world of video games has evolved rapidly over the past few decades, with advancements in technology providing gamers with increasingly realistic and immersive experiences. However, for many people, the appeal of retro arcade games remains as strong as …

Does anyone know how to make an adapter for any of the Wico Rollers? about 11 months ago

Hi everyone, I'm learning what I can about how I might make a pong paddle for the Odyssey.  The Wico looks like the closest thing to an option, but i need to get one to understand how it works and what it would take..  however finding an O2 v …