SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board

Buy the SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board on my store page! The SA-1 is a unique microprocessor used on a handful of games for the SNES. Recently, programmers have been making some older games compatible with the SA-1 to boost their performance. The annoying part about the boards that use the SA-1, though, is that they … Continue reading SA-1 EPROM Adapter Board

Playing Game Boy Color Games in an Original DMG Shell

I recently got really interested in Game Boy console modding. I started watching The Retro Future on Youtube and saw a bunch of his videos of refurbishing and modifying old Game Boys, and I became intrigued. My first Nintendo console of my own was my purple Game Boy Color (that I annoyingly can't locate), and … Continue reading Playing Game Boy Color Games in an Original DMG Shell

NES Reproduction Board Guide – MMC3

Please look at the main entry for more information on how to prepare the ROM file! Here's a guide on how to populate my custom designed NES reproduction PCB. This board supports most MMC3 games with the TxROM board name (where the lowercase 'x' is a stand-in for other board types). This means you can … Continue reading NES Reproduction Board Guide – MMC3

NES Reproduction Board Guide – MMC1

Please look at the main entry for more information on how to prepare the ROM file! Here's a guide on how to populate my custom designed NES reproduction PCB. This board supports most MMC1 games with the SxROM board name (where the lowercase 'x' is a stand-in for other board types). This means you can … Continue reading NES Reproduction Board Guide – MMC1

NES Reproduction Board Guide – Basic

Please look at the main entry for more information on how to prepare the ROM file! Here's a quick guide on how to populate my custom designed NES reproduction PCB. This is the "Basic" version that supports NROM, CNROM, AxROM, and UxROM games. Front Side PRG ROM Chip Needed for: All game typesPart Number: EPROMs: 27C256, 27C512, … Continue reading NES Reproduction Board Guide – Basic

SNES Reproduction Board Guide (27C322/27C160)

Please look at the main entry for more information on how to prepare the ROM file! Here I will detail to you a guide to making SNES games using my custom boards. These boards differ from other designs in that there are TWO EPROM sockets, and they support the 27C322 and 27C160 EPROMs. That gives … Continue reading SNES Reproduction Board Guide (27C322/27C160)

EPROM to NES Mask ROM Adapter Board

Buy the EPROM to NES Mask ROM Extended Adapter Board on my store page! These boards adapt 32-pin EPROMs (27C010, 27C020, 27C040, or 27C080) to fit in donor NES boards on the original Mask ROM pinout. This will save you a TON of time adding wires to your board, and comes with the added benefit … Continue reading EPROM to NES Mask ROM Adapter Board

Multicart Overview

The theory behind multicarts isn't too complicated, and there are many ways of going about making them. Making multicarts for the classic retro systems is easiest when you use the reset button on the console to change games. There are some multicarts I've seen that have menus built-in (I mean, technically, Mario Bros/Duck Hunt was … Continue reading Multicart Overview

Genesis Reproduction Board Guide

Here's a quick guide on how to populate my custom designed Genesis/Mega Drive reproduction PCBs. It supports most Genesis games. Front Side EPROM Needed for: Every gamePart Number: 27C322 or 27C160Function: Holds the ROM fileHow to Program: Use an EPROM programmer and load the ROM file; be sure it is byte-swapped before programming. ROM preparation is detailed below. … Continue reading Genesis Reproduction Board Guide