How legal is it to emulate classic games?

The world of video game emulation has always been a bit, well, shady. As far as much of the gaming industry is concerned, unlicensed emulation is little more than piracy. Yet, despite numerous legal challenges over the years, the emulation scene has largely managed to flourish above ground. Sadly, with 1980’s nostalgia and retrogaming very…

Tasty Amiga Pi: a quick overview to building a mini Amiga

So, way back in December, I published an overview to emulating the Commodore Amiga. While writing it, I did some research for emulator options on the Raspberry Pi and just happened to come across this nostalgia-tastic Retro Amiga Pi case. Well, it was pretty much love at first sight. So much so, that it actually…

Updated and improved my WinUAE guide

This is my first post for a while as I’ve been taking something of a break from writing. However, I’ve finally gotten round to something I’ve been meaning to do for some time now and that’s to update my guide for Building a Virtual Amiga for Retrogaming in WinUAE. I’ve expanded several sections, added some…

Guru meditation

I’ve been setting up a virtual Amiga environment on my PC (using WinUAE), as I want to get some videos and screenshots to use on this blog. Messing around I managed to crash system and trigger the mysterious sounding “Guru Meditation”, the Amiga equivalent of the PC’s notorious “Blue Screen of Death” (BSOD). Ah, fond…