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Display Devices • Vectrex Output to an Oscilloscope Through VGA Port

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

I made some modifications to the Vectrex core to get XYZ output from the VGA port for an oscilloscope.Here is my github fork with some more details and pictures:https://github.com... included Gerbers and STLs so you can make your …

~RESET signal problem on Vectrex logic board

VCFed about 3 months ago

Problem: ~RESET (6809 pin 37) is always low. All the chips in this system work fine in another system. R208, C228, C229, D201, and R201 are all good. Everything in the schematic that is supposed to be on the RESET circuit is connected, and I've done …
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Analogue Pocket And MiSTer Now Have A Vectrex FPGA Core

Time Extension about 3 months ago

What's your vector, over.The Vectrex is certainly one of the most unique home gaming systems of all time.Launched in 1982, it is the only vector display-based console ever released, and came complete with its own built-in screen.Read the full article on ti …

Seeking a Vectrex-savvy technician anywhere in California (or even US West Coast)

VCFed about 5 months ago

Hi all, My trusty old Vectrex is in need of some repair / adjustment work which I believe is beyond the limits of my own modest soldering and repair skills. To be more specific: the system works fine, but the image on the screen collapses horizontally so …

Tektronix 4051/4052/4054 Star Wars - R12 version Work-In-Progress game

VCFed about 5 months ago

Anyone want to try my Star Wars game Work-in-progress for 4051-4052-4054 with 4051 Fast Graphics or 4051 MaxiROM with Fast Graphics or 4052 R12 Enhanced Graphics ROM Pack or Jos Dreesens Multifunction ROM Pack with R12 ROM? This game was created in 1981 f …

Tektronix 4051/4052/4054 Flash Drive version 2.0

VCFed about 5 months ago

I've been working on a second generation Flash Drive for Tektronix 4050 computers. My goals with this Flash Drive 2.0 project: Add multi-channel audio for games like Asteroids - where there are background and foreground sound effects during game play Add …

acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • Booking thread: ABUG North, 26th-28th January 2024. Manchester

Stardot about 6 months ago

n.b. I've unapologetically pinched JudgeBeeb's format for this post, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery!ABUG NorthWe're pleased to announce that booking is now open for the next in person ABUG North. The event will run from 2pm on Friday until …

Vectrex Repair (another no buzz 3GE version)

VCFed about 7 months ago

Hi to all, i have readed all other post of MIATA user and the last is the same of my board. I have a strange issue, similar to one of Vectrex of miata but with other type of board. The attached image is the problem, i have the vector concentrated on cente …
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acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • ABUG SOUTH (in person) 10 to 12 November 2023 (booking thread)

Stardot about 8 months ago

ABUG SouthI am pleased to announce that booking is now open for the next in person ABUG South.This will be the last event that I will be organising (but the events will continue into 2024 and hopefully beyond).VenueThe event will take place from Friday 10 …
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Episode 114 - Is Atari Good Again?! + Itchy And Scratchy In Miniature Golf Madness vs. Putt and Putter

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 8 months ago

We're back for Episode 114! In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news +  Battle Of The Systems: Itchy And Scratchy In Miniature Golf Madness (Gameboy) vs. Putt and Putter (Game Gear) We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "cat …
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New 'Vectrex Plus' Controller Offers A Cheaper Alternative To The Original

Time Extension about 9 months ago

Say hello to the Vectrex Plus Controller.If you've any experience of collecting for the Vectrex, then you'll know that getting spare controllers in good working order is an expensive business.On the secondary market, the controller – which bolts onto the …

Tektronix 4050 Vector Graphics computers - need a game controller!

VCFed about 9 months ago

My concept for a Tektronix 4050 gamepad interface is to use an Arduino with two 10-bit ADC to digitize an analog joystick and four I/O pins for four switches. The gamepad I have in mind is the Vectrex game controller which has an analog joystick and four b …
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General • ASM returns

LemonAmiga about 10 months ago

ASM returnsASM returnsThe ASM (Aktueller Software Markt), a popular GERMAN computer magazine in the late 1980s, is still revered in retro circles today. It has recently made a comeback after a 28-year hiatus.In 1986, the ASM magazine covered almost every …
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Help & Support • Paddle capacitors

Lemon64 about 11 months ago

I've been tinkering with a PS4 wireless C64 controller that I've been slowly working on and I'd like to add paddle functionality.I'm using a digital pot (which works on my vectrex PS4 adapter), but it doesn't work with the C64 JoyX /Y ports.I broke out my …
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Arcade Raid! South Dakota mega-haul

The Arcade Blogger about 1 year ago

Here’s a cool arcade raid tale from a few years back that turned up several rare titles. US-based collector Joe Magiera received a message from a fellow collector back in 2006 with a lead on some arcade cabinets being sold off. It read: I go …
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Thrust (Superior Software/Firebird, 1986)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 1 year ago

Originally designed and written by Jeremy C. Smith for the Acorn BBC Micro and Electron, and published by Superior Software in 1986.Commodore 64 version written by Jeremy C. Smith, with music by Rob Hubbard and title screen by Bob Stevenson.Amstrad CPC ver …
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Podcast 181 – Spin Master

Ten Pence Arcade Podcast about 1 year ago

DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE (previously known as ‘guff’): A distinct lack of ding and indeed dongs. Monitors covered in onions Licking Game Gear carts Chack n Plop Farting about with bells Hatebeaks and silly rabbits *Really* sharp calculators Co …

Episode 94 - It’s Tea Time With The Genesis Mini 2 + 6 Good Tactics Games

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 2 years ago

We're back for Episode 94! In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news +  6 Good Tactics Games We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.   Episode Guide ---------------- 5:39 - Quick Questions 18: …
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Episode 76 - Oakland Needs Kevlar Fiber Lines + 6 Good FPS Games

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 2 years ago

We're back for Episode 76! In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss 6 Good FPS Games. We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.   Episode Guide --------------- 6:54 Quick Questions  …

Episode 70 - What Is A ”Franken System”? + 6 Good Games With Radar

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 3 years ago

We're back for Episode 70 In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss 6 Good Games With Radar. We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.   Episode Guide --------------- 7:21 Quick Quest …

Episode 44 - RISE FROM YOUR GRAVE! -- 6 Good Zombie Games

Pixel Gaiden Gaming Podcast about 4 years ago

We're back for Episode 44 In this episode Cody and Eric catch up on the news and discuss "6 Good Zombie Games".  We are doing news for the first monthly episode and then "catching up" later in the month.   Episode Guide --------------- Quick Questions …