SainT : RetroHQ :

September 13th 2019, 09:35:04

Holy crap! Ok, I now know why some of the JagSD carts I've posted out didn't get tracking information and have been delayed! It looks like this one was dropped in a puddle and run-over... 😲

Jody Hicks

September 12th 2019, 05:10:04

just quick gameplay footage of Rayman on the Jag using @TheRetroHQ Jag SD a Gen2Jag cable adapter with a Genesis @HDRetrovision component cable. A Beautiful image..... #atari #gamers #retrogamers #retrogaming

Peter Fletcher

September 12th 2019, 02:21:54

Atari Party East is this Saturday. I need to better organize the files on the Jaguar SD cart and soon. I will also be bringing my McWill screen modded Lynx and the Lynx SD card from @TheRetroHQ.

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 11th 2019, 22:22:23

More Jaguar video-out loveliness. And as an added bonus, they look like squares of chocolate! Well, to my eyes anyway... 😄
Almost ready! This last batch of GEN2Jag and Snes2Jag took waaaay to long to make. Just some clean up and final testing and they should be good to go! #RetroGaming #gamers #Atari

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 11th 2019, 22:15:21

Watch the video, then remind yourself it’s a C64. 😮
#C64 #SHMUP progress: a little WIP video of stage 7...

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 11th 2019, 21:56:56

Express your age as a games console. I’m Atari 2600 years old. I was born with gaming, how appropriate... 😄

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 10th 2019, 16:57:07

Love this stuff. 😄
Is it perfect, no, but is it the original face plate and @iFixRetro 's logo embedded inside a clear NES controller shell, why yes, yes it is

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 9th 2019, 17:37:49

The very first RetroHQ product. An Enterprise 64 RAM expansion. It all started here, folks! 😆
Stumbled on an ancient @TheRetroHQ product (from @JungsiGerhard)

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 6th 2019, 15:28:00

Guess what this means I'm doing... 😄

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 5th 2019, 20:15:22

Lol, $28 for a couple of bits of wire is ok but $200 for an extremely complex piece of electronic equipment with years of development... too expensive. Sigh. 🙄 Better get spending $80 a game instead then.

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 3rd 2019, 13:38:15

While I'm waiting for more JagSD PCB's to arrive the NeoGeo Pocket is getting some long overdue attention. 😁

SainT : RetroHQ :

September 3rd 2019, 12:06:11

Doom? With music? But surely they said that was impossible!? This is the sort of interesting thing you can have running on your Jaguar using the Jaguar SD. 😄 @nostalnerd
Follow the progress here:

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 31st 2019, 23:10:32

If you’re looking at this expecting something cool to load, you should be following me... 😆

Aᴛᴀʀɪ [Lynx] Gᴀᴍᴇʀ 🕹

August 31st 2019, 11:37:24

We have 9 out of 11 games submitted now. All title screens are revealed now too! This is going to be amazing! 😅👾🥰
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#AtariLynx #AtariGamer #RetroGames #RetroGaming #RetroConsoles #GameDev #IndieGames #WPUGamers

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 30th 2019, 22:00:39

First video evidence of Jag SD’s in the wild! Bonus points for spotting the stylish new Retro HQ pin badge... 😆
Here's my review of @TheRetroHQ's JagSD ROM cart!:

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 30th 2019, 21:43:14

Argh, I’ve only just spotted the SOIC and TSOP pinouts on the SRAM are completely different. This explains why I couldn’t get SRAM reading and writing working on the Lynx SD Slim board! New board revision incoming... 🙄

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 30th 2019, 08:06:47

I’ve had one report of ROM loading freezing on the JagSD, if you have this issue PLEASE REPORT it. I’m not sure if this is bad cart connection, SD card issue or specific to the particular console. I can fix this, but it has implications for CD support for people with this issue!

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 29th 2019, 23:16:47

I noticed earlier today the first proper post I made about the JagSD was on the 20th of June 2016! That’s a bloody long time ago. Although I did also produce the NeoGeoPocket SD as well in the interim... 😄
Coming soon...

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 29th 2019, 23:00:26

Amiga you say? That looks pretty damn nice.
Metro Siege - HOT NEWS as an incredible Amiga brawler is announced! (Exclusive screenshots/footage!) #retrogaming #gaming #amiga #amigaretweets #gamersunite #gamedev #homebrew #arcade #indiegamedev

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 29th 2019, 20:54:23

The Lynx SD Slim is now starting to happen! The Microcontroller and microSD are talking to each other and next to-do is hooking up the SRAM and other ancillary chips to get it talking to the Lynx.

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 29th 2019, 20:47:30

Whoever decided output enable on this chip should be active high, not low, should be severely reprimanded and docked a months pay! If I see output enable, and I want it always on, I'm going to tie it to ground without even thinking, right? I hate 0.5mm pitch chip bodge wires! 😬

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 27th 2019, 22:01:47

This is the support you get when you buy a premium product. Problems get investigated and resolved in minutes. 😆

I just want to double check I can replicate the issue and the fix is good, then a new firmware will follow.

Hows the Chinese knock-off support these days? 😝
Just wanted to confirm the bug is what I thought it was. Using the MRQ files will solve the problem. There will be a firmware fix tomorrow. 😄

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 27th 2019, 11:17:00

First JagSD in the wild! 😁
Oh happy day! Got the amazing new JaguarSD from @TheRetroHQ. dothemath

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 24th 2019, 10:43:58

First batch of JagSD mail dropped off. Order tracking numbers now available in your account and tracking should update once the sorting office have dome some sorting! Not sure how long this takes given it's Saturday... 🤔

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 23rd 2019, 22:35:57

People have spoken, it is clear I must work on a Puzzle Bobble style game for the Jaguar. With spinner control! Mmmm, spinner.

I’m saddened by the lack of love for Puzznic, though. Loved that game and have written a couple of clones of it already... 😆
What style of arcade puzzler would you like to see on the Jaguar? Comment if your favourite is not there!

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 23rd 2019, 12:59:21

I've had the pleasure of having a chat with Arcade Attack @Arcade_Adriano about all things retro and Jaguar shaped. Have a read for a bit of rose-tinted reminiscing and looking toward the retro future!

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 23rd 2019, 09:45:34

It's alive! The PC3 is alive! Obligatory removal of anything which might go bang before first power on. Really pleased to have this Atari relic in my possession. 😊

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 20th 2019, 10:49:45

After my little bit of ranting on the negative, I just wanted to say a huge thanks to everyone for their unbelievable support during getting this project to release! First units will be shipping around the beginning of next week. 😄

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 20th 2019, 08:42:56

Just bought one of these. Lol. 😆

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 20th 2019, 08:05:54

Yeah, thanks for the support. I can understand things being too expensive and passing, but hoping my livelihood will be destroyed by a knockoff and any hope for further hardware being developed by myself destroyed so you can save £50? Fuck you. 😡

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 19th 2019, 08:18:01

Looks stunning!
"Alpharay" is an R-Type style shoot em up for the Commodore 16 & Plus/4. Created by Stefan Mader (MAD) of Bauknecht fame, it is no suprise that this game is a technical masterpiece. Incredible. Download it for free here:

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 18th 2019, 19:07:35

Loved Rampage on the ST, now coming to an Atari Jaguar near you! Action Fighter I don’t know... 😄
It's that time again #RamAction #AtariJaguar ST port's 3.3 Rampage and Action Fighter. Ordering information here

#RetroGames #RET
#RetroGames #RET

#RetroGames #RETROGAMING #gaming #Retro

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 17th 2019, 07:33:06

@ElizabethFlux I’m

10 PRINT “HELLO!“
20 GOTO 10

old...

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 15th 2019, 22:15:44

NGPC backlight mod under $50?! Blimey! I might have to get me one of those. The screen does look at tad smaller, but, meh, it’s back lit! 👌
Oh snap, a Neo Geo Pocket backlight install? No friggin way! Finally, you’ll never play your NGP games in the dark again!

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 14th 2019, 09:01:05

Jaguar SD manual finalised and sent to print. All stock built (a few PCB's damaged in transit which need fixing, grrr 😖). Just need to update the website and we're good to go!

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 9th 2019, 21:39:47

For me this is like the spectrum next. I just don’t see the point in it. I want to... but I just can’t. If I want something fast, I’ll use a PC. If I want something original, I’ll use my old machines. This just sits in some odd limbo place for me. Am I the only one thinking this?
RT if you also cannot wait for this baby to materialise.
@MEGA65Retro #Commodore #C64 #C65 #retrogaming

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 9th 2019, 17:17:56

Another teaser, just because I can... 😂

SainT : RetroHQ :

August 9th 2019, 16:31:50

That's a whole lotta JagSD's built up!

SainT : RetroHQ :

July 26th 2019, 16:00:29

I've had some RetroHQ pin badges made! 19mm diameter, aluminium body with clutch pin and epoxy dome. Really nice quality! These will be up on the site before long. I'll get it all sorted in conjunction with the JagSD launch.

SainT : RetroHQ :

July 24th 2019, 11:12:11

Peace, quiet, sun and @bitmap_books CRPG book. Heaven. 😄

There's something about CRPG's, no matter how old or crude, that draws me in. Somehow poor or nonexistent graphics can actually cause me to be drawn deeper into the fantasy world.

See you on the other side... 😆

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