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How to burn games for 3DO


The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer console was released worldwide in 1994. It was one of several cd-based consoles released in the mid-1990s that failed to gain large market shares and could not compete with Sony’s Playstation. Nevertheless, 3DO owners can enjoy a good mix of decent games, combined with some silly FMV-titles typical for the time. Today those titles are rather expensive, but for those lucky…
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Everquest timeline


Everquest is an MMORPG launched on March 16, 1999. The game has received several expansions over the years, and in this post I will write a brief timeline over Everquest’s history. It should be noted that Everquest was not the first MMORPG, it had predecessors in Meridian 59 and Ultima Online (and text-based Multi User Dungeons, MUDS). Nevertheless, Everquest has managed to survive for over…
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Gameboy Advance SP (GBA SP): battery and screen replacement

Gameboy Advance SP GBASP

The Gameboy Advance SP (“SP” stands for SPecial) was an upgraded version of the Gameboy Advance, with a different form factor, and most important of all: a backlit screen. The backlit screen make the GBA SP a great choice for playing Gameboy (GB), GBC and GBA games. In this post, I will briefly show how to replace the battery in the GBA SP, and focus…
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NES controller repair

NES controller

The NES controller with its characteristic D-pad, select, start and A and B button is liked by many, and is considered a standard for how a digital controller should function. As these controllers are 35+ years old at the time of writing, they need maintenance to function properly. In this post, I will write a few notes about how to perform such maintenance. The post…
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