usbamigafloppy: USB floppy controller for Amiga disks
https://github.com/jtsiomb/usbamigafloppy, posted 2021 by peter in amiga backup hardware retro
This is a USB floppy disk controller, for reading and writing amiga disks. In conjunction with the accompanying
amigafloppyprogram, it allows archiving amiga disks as ADF disk images, or writing ADF disk images back to disks, to use with an Amiga computer.
amigafloppyhost program is not completed yet.
KryoFlux Products & Services Ltd.
https://kryoflux.com/, posted 2020 by peter in amiga backup hardware retro storage
KryoFlux is a USB-based device designed specifically for the reliability and precision needed to acquire reliable low-level reads suitable for software preservation. This is the official hardware developed by The Software Preservation Society, an authority in authentic floppy disk imaging and preservation.
"16 Shades of Grey" - Building a Psion/EPOC32 Emulator | Ninji's Website
https://wuffs.org/blog/building-a-psion-emulator, posted 2020 by peter in emulation free handheld opensource retro software
In which I build WindEmu, an emulator for the Psion Series 5mx (a PDA from 1999 running EPOC - the OS that would become Symbian), over the course of just over a week, without access to the actual hardware. Yet another cursed project.
Exploring the Amiga - Part 1 - The Digital Cat
blog.thedigitalcatonline.com/blog/2018/05/28/exploring-the-amiga-1/, posted 2018 by peter in amiga development howto retro toread
This series of posts is about the Commodore Amiga. Thousands of words have already been written on the Amiga, and I will not add anything but "milestone" to the adjectives used to describe it. This post and the following ones are not intended to be a complete and well-organised review of the architecture. Instead, they will be more a set of "lab notes" for myself that I write while I explore the platform. I put them on the blog in the hope that they will be useful for other programmers that try to crack the same problems.
Choreographing Armageddon in "Bravo Romeo Delta" - Just Well Mixed
jasonlefkowitz.net/2014/11/choreographing-armageddon-bravo-romeo-delta/, posted 2015 by peter in game retro review simulation war
So yeah: if you’re into making hard strategic decisions, and aren’t put off by having to learn a huge array of acronyms and nuclear weapon names, Bravo Romeo Delta has a lot to offer, even if it is all wrapped up in one of the most impenetrable interfaces I’ve ever encountered. Playing it a few times will give you a new appreciation for how absurd the whole idea of “limited nuclear war” really was — how hard it would have been to stop such a war, once started, from snowballing into the end of the world. Which will make you thankful that nobody ever had to try.
Netflix on an NES Is the Best Worst Way to Watch Netflix
gizmodo.com/netflix-on-an-nes-is-the-best-worst-way-to-watch-netfli-1690585053, posted 2015 by peter in hack nintendo retro video
There's no reason you would ever need to rig up an NES to run Netflix. Which is why it's so great that these two delightfully insane Netflix engineers did it for us. Because at long last, we can finally see the House of Cards intro in all the horrific, 8-bit glory absolutely no one ever intended.
My Favorite Post-Apocalypse Movies of the 1970â€™sâ€¦
https://sanctuary11811.wordpress.com/, posted 2015 by peter in list retro scifi video
And now we’ve come to the 70’s.
There is just something cool about the movies made during that time and the post-apocalypse genre was really coming into it’s own.
We were now moving a bit away from the standard Atom Bomb and the Mutated Monster and beginning to portray a society that had devolved into barbarism and ruin.
The movies started becoming more violent and edgy and having either a sole individual or a group of people fighting for their life.
Some of the movies retained a simpleness of the 50’s and 60’s, while others (like Zardoz and Wizards) got “a little out there”.
Full Screen Mario
www.fullscreenmario.com/, posted 2013 by peter in game online retro
Full Screen Mario is a fully HTML5 remake of the original Super Mario Brothers. You can play the original levels, play through some of literally millions of possible random maps, or create your own using the level editor. This whole project is open source and free - if you would like to use the code, check out the Github.
Lev Berry â€” Monstre
levberry.com/#/monstre/, posted 2013 by peter in 3d download font free retro typography
Painted letters from 1882, found while browsing Patricia's uploaded ephemera on Flickr. I digitised Monstre to use across titles, logos, layouts and animations. Designers can manipulate five layers of lighting and shading to achieve the right look. Monstre retains original slight imperfections so as not to completely erase the feeling of the human touch when it was first coloured and shaded in 1882. Download the font, share it with friends, and email me if you use it in one of your projects. I'd love to see what you can do with it.
Tiden innan Trudvang | Riotminds
www.riotminds.se/drakar-och-demoner/tiden-innan-trudvang/, posted 2013 by peter in download free game inpdf inswedish reference retro
Här bjuder RiotMinds på ett stycke svensk rollspelshistoria! Först tänkte vi: Det som har varit, har varit! Sen tänkte vi: Varför inte? Och därför väljer vi nu att, som i ett led av det stora 30-årsjubileumet, släppa Drakar och Demoners historia fritt.