Category Archives: Software

Inside a Super FX SNES Cart (Another Opening Up)

Back when I was 12 years old I was completly blown away by the Graphics from a certain game by the name of Starwing (Starfox to the rest of the world).  3D Graphics from a 16-bit console? Witchcraft I say! … Continue reading

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So, What’s Inside a SNES Cartridge (Opening and Poking About)

As part of my attempt to clean up and get working my SNES from the dawnm of time  I thought I’d take a look inside the game cart I have.  Not for any reason… I’m just curious and happened to … Continue reading

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Game Pickup – Tekken 3 (Namco System 12) [Video at end of post]

Picking up Tekken 3 in the UK isn’t as simple as it is in the USA.  There are many listings on eBay from the USA but the postage is almost as much as you’re paying for the game and that … Continue reading

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eBay and the Wave of “BIN” Only Listings

Well, summer has been amazing so far. The sun is out and there’s nothing better than a bit of BBQ weather. Consequently, the Blast City hasn’t really had a lot of work put in to it or play time. All … Continue reading

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Inside a Hyper Neo Geo 64 Cart

I got out the Hyper Neo Geo 64 the other day for a few rounds of sword fighting a-la Samurai Spirits 2 and thought. .. “I wonder what it looks like in that cart?” So, following in the footsteps of … Continue reading

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Inside A NAOMI 2 Cart

I picked up a NAOMI 2 system just before Christmas and only really had time to turn it on once to make sure it actually worked.  Happily it worked but was EXTREMELY loud. THis means I got to take it … Continue reading

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Yin and Yang

Well I manage to strike it lucky on eBay and get a “probably working” Sega Titan ST-V system with two games (Die Hard Arcade and Winter Heat) for a great price.  Awesome!  On the flip side  I now, for some … Continue reading

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