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In Topic: Ninerpedia back in service

Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:29 PM

aaand you probably aren't blacklisted like 99er.net is with virus/web protect software






Are you getting blocked from my site?  I just ran multiple checks to see if I was blacklisted, and I'm not.  I also ran several checks on the site for viruses, but it was all negative.  Please let me know what browser or antivirus is blocking 99er.net.




In Topic: TI-99 Art on Retropie

Thu Mar 9, 2017 7:32 PM

Haha, sorry Chris!  


Well, I posted about this on the Retropie site, and I was told that the TI is too obscure (!) to have been included.  I posted a request in the issues forum to have the TI added.  It seems that the author needs a CSV file with the cartridge sha1 hash, thegamesdb.net ID number, and title.  I created the file for the cart images that I have, but that led me to realize that I'm missing a lot of carts in the ctg format.  The ones that I have are the ones that are in the file in the GP2X archive on openhandhelds.org.  Does anyone know of a utility to convert other cart formats into ctg other than the Linux utility that's included with TI99Sim?  It will be a lot easier for me to convert carts using a Windows utility than having to do it in Linux.



In Topic: TI-99 Art on Retropie

Wed Mar 8, 2017 8:59 AM

Hmmm... something more for my bucket list.


LOL While there are plenty of plans out there for these bartop cabinets, I cheated and bought a kit on eBay.  I got mine a year or so ago and the price has gone up a little (but there are some new features, like a pre-cut slot for T molding), but the same seller is still offering them.




For anyone that's interested, I do have the arcade-style joystick and buttons to add to this, and they are working with the Retropie (including the TI99 emulation).  To do it I followed the Adafruit instructions and used their software: https://learn.adafru...ntrols-hardware

In Topic: HxC Floppy emulator alternative - GoTek

Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:12 AM

drive in hand

programmed with bootloader

programmed with normal mode firmware


now for the display..  am I reading this right that I just connect 4 wires and hook up some resistors? oh here is a nice diagram:




Yes- that was the most frustrating part- the lack of documentation.  I drew that diagram up from the ASCII one I found in the firmware release notes. I'll have to add the power connections to the diagram.  It's shown in one of the pictures that I posted, but it's a good idea to add it to the diagram too.   Even after I figured all of that out, I almost soldered my LCD in backwards.  That had nothing to do with the poor documentation of the Gotek, it was the poor documentation of the LCD module.  I guess that's the flip side to the relatively cheap hardware.  :/