Uzebox Keyboard Interface Released!

Posted in Hardware on March 14th, 2015 by admin – Comments Off

It’s been in the works for quite some time, but it’s finally released: the Uzebox keyboard! The interface, which uses only a AtTiny25, allows you to connect any PS/2 keyboard to the player 2 SNES port. It’s so small in fact you can embed it directly in the keyboard. Basic and CP/M are on the horizon! All the info is available on the wiki page.

A single AtTiny is all you need.

 

New Game Alert: Babylon Tower!

Posted in Games on March 7th, 2015 by admin – Comments Off

Kerby just released his second game named Babylon Tower! Babylon Tower is a puzzle game where the goal is to line up colored balls 5 in a row either horizontally or vertically. All balls are inside movable rings that can rotate on 1 axis. There is an additional ring with a cutaway that can be used to move a ball from one column to the next. The forums post and ROMS are here and the wiki page is here.

New Game Alert: Frog Feast!

Posted in Games on February 16th, 2015 by admin – Comments Off

Lee Weber (aka D3thAdd3r) officially released his latest game! Frog Feast is a simple game where you control frogs intent on eating flies. The frog with the highest score at the end of the round wins. Loosely based upon the Atari 2600 classic Frogs & Flies, the game features two players game play, stomping, AI opponent, the Konami code and much more. Be sure to play it with a friend! The forum post and ROMS are here, the wiki page is here and the game manual is here.

New Game Alert: Alter Ego!

Posted in Games on December 4th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Lee Weber aka D3thAdd3r just released his latest masterpiece, a port of the indie game Alter Ego, a unique platform puzzle game! Players use their alter ego to swap position, collect pixels, and solve levels. All 25 levels from the original Alter Ego are included along with 7 songs, save games and lots of graphics with the help of the SD card. The forums post is here, the wiki entry entry here and the game manual is here. Be sure to give it a spin!

Uzebox 3D printed enclosure officially released!

Posted in Hardware on November 28th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

The Uzebox custom 3D printed enclosure is officially released! It fits perfectly the Uzebox PCB and Uzebox kits sold by Adafruit. All parts can be printed on a conventional extrusion based printer (such as the Ultimaker 2) and the STL files are freely available at YouMagine and Thingiverse. You can also follow how it was made by heading to the forums thread. There’s also an assembly guide available here.

Fully printed enclosure!

Exploded view

White version

Rear view of the ports

 

Logos printed in stainless steel and gold plated brass at Shapeways!

 

 

New Game Alert: Joyrider!

Posted in Games on November 11th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Jhhoward released his first game for the Uzebox! Joyrider is an action / driving game in the style of the original Grand Theft Auto and Driver games. It features several game modes like story, survival and pursuit. The game ranked 1st at UCC2014. The ROMs can be found here and the wiki page is here.

New Game Alert: Holey Moley!

Posted in Games on November 11th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Ellipsis just released his first game for the Uzebox! In Holey Moley, you are a mole with a jetpack! Dig as deep as you can and grab all the cash you can then use your jetpack to go back to the surface to recharge and power up before your power runs out! It ranked 2nd at UCC2014. The ROM can be found here, the wiki page is here.

New Game Alert: Melli’s Retro Land!

Posted in Uncategorized on November 10th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Grobian99 just released his first game for the Uzebox! In one of the rare side scrollers on the Uzebox, you take Melli though 8 levels, stomping enemies and collecting diamonds!  It ranked 3rd at UCC2014. The ROM can be found here, the wiki page is here.

New Game Alert: UzeWars!

Posted in Uncategorized on November 10th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Stache released his first game for the Uzebox! It’s a two player space shooting game using vector graphics! It ranked 5th at UCC2014. The ROM can be found here, the wiki page is here.

New Game Alert: UzeBeats!

Posted in Games on November 10th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

Schepers_cp released his first program for the Uzebox! Not a game per se,  it’s a beat step sequencer using the Uzebox PCM channel. It ranked 6th at UCC2014. The ROM and sources can be found here, the wiki page is here.