Shepton Plays Desert Strike

By Shepton on May 22, 2023 in Sheptro

‘sup chochachos. Since I finally got that upscaler I’m doin’ a thing. I’m playing one of my absolute all time favorite games, 1992’s Desert Strike on the Sega Mega Drive. This game’s fuckin’ FUN and I love playing it. This is one of those games I go back to and play every couple years. The […]

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Retrotink 5X Upscaler

By Shepton on April 30, 2023 in Sheptro

Hey what up I’m still not dead. So I picked up a Retrotink 5X and got it hooked up to my TV with a pretty wide array of consoles connected to it via component cables. It does what it do. No complaints. I spoke last year about how I wanted to pick up an OSSC […]

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Sinden Lightgun – p. tite as it stands

By Shepton on October 15, 2022 in Sheptro

There was a period of my childhood when I had a Namco Guncon and played a ton of Time Crisis and Point Blank on PS1. Today, sucking on the comfortable tit of nostalgia, I want to revisit those games. Trouble is, those old lightguns don’t work on modern screens, they only work on CRTs, and […]

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Taking a fat dump

By Shepton on October 2, 2022 in Sheptro

First and foremost: Game preservation is super important. As old hardware inevitably dies off, so too does the original and intended way of playing a game produced for that hardware. Emulation is fantastic and extremely necessary as a means of preserving the software and allowing it to be enjoyed in a way that’s at least […]

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What it is in the main

By Shepton on October 2, 2022 in Sheptro

‘sup. When rebuilding the site I couldn’t help but notice just how fucking much I ramble on about bullshit and go off on tangents when I write anything. It was kind of a running joke. But I also think it can get pretty annoying when trying to read. So I’ma try an’ cut to the […]

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