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    Limit Download Speed with Apache

    My adventures into retro gaming have brought me back into the semi-seedy world of piracy websites and the technology considerations that dictate their business model.  Annoying popups and pornographic advertisements aside, the most obvious technological observation I made was that each of these sites used bandwidth...

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    Patch Super Dram World

    My recent dive into retro gaming has opened my eyes to how much time and effort still goes into playing console games that are as old as I am.  The basic challenge has gone out of these games, understandably, so players have improvised new goals like...

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    Play Wii Games on Mac

    I was one of those guys that bought the Wii off of eBay shortly after its release at a scalper's ransom.  For months my roommates and I would drink beer, talk trash, and play Wii Sports bowling for hours on end.  Of course the Wii never...

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    Play GameCube Games on Mac or PC

    My current obsession with retro gaming has brought me to creating a RetroPie on Raspberry Pi, a Recalbox on Raspberry Pi, playing retro games on Mac with OpenEmu, and exploring how to play Sony Playstation games within OpenEmu.  My newest adventure has...

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    How to Play Sony Playstation Games on OpenEmu

    I've been having the time of my life playing retro Nintendo64, NES, SNES, and Game Gear games since I discovered OpenEmu.  I bought a few USB Nintendo 64 controllers and I'm like a kid again, even sharing that joy with my two young children.  Using...

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    How to Create a Recalbox on Raspberry Pi – Graphical Guide

    Retro gaming seems to be all the rage these days, despite the fact that there are much more powerful systems and graphically impressive games being released today. Whether it's because the game quality was better decades ago, or some of us gamers are just getting...

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    Video Game Console Emulator

    Like most American children of the 1980s and 1990s, I spent a good amount of time playing video games with my friends.  My first console was the original Nintendo (NES), then the first Sega console, then onto t he Nintendo 64 (the best gaming system ever created)...

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    How to Create a RetroPie on Raspberry Pi – Graphical Guide

    Today we get to play amazing games on our super powered game consoles, PCs, VR headsets, and even mobile devices.  While I enjoy playing new games these days, I do long for the retro gaming systems I had when I was a kid: the original Nintendo...

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    Gamepad API and Xbox Controller on Mac

    The Mozilla MozVR team was demonstrating the open WebVR standard as well as A-Frame at GDC a few weeks ago and people were intrigued; some were surprised the web could handle VR, some probably just thought our VR line was smaller (it was by miles), and others saw...

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    Building a 3D MMO Using WebSockets

    Hi there! My name is Nick Janssen, creator of Ironbane, a 3D MMO that uses WebGL and WebSockets. With this article I would like to give you a better insight in MMO's and make you less afraid of the complexities involved in building one.