After the 1084S monitor, my Amiga 500 gets an external Gotek USB Floppy Drive emulator. To be able to boot from it, we install a DF0 switcher. Many demos and games on the Amiga can only be booted from the first floppy drive, DF0. The external drive is called DF1. With the switcher we can toggle the external drive to be either DF0 or DF1.
Month: May 2020
Refurbishing a Gameboy Color
In this video I try to refurbish and repair an heirloom Gameboy Color from 1998. The buttons don’t respond well and the whole device is covered in dirt from almost 20 years of usage.
Commodore 1084S D2: Replacing the Power Switch
I acquired a Commodore 1084S CRT monitor. This is a pretty good, classic monitor for the Amiga and other systems. The device is already 28 years old, so it has some ageing problems. Namely the power switch will not stay locked in. I got myself a replacement part and will try to solder it in!
Retro Game Review: Delores – A Thimbleweed Mini Adventure
Ron Gilbert and friends surprised us this weekend with a free, new mini game from the Thimbleweed universe. Let’s have a look!