UCC2014: The Uzebox Code Challenge is back!

Posted in Events on February 11th, 2014 by admin – Comments Off

The Uzebox community is officially launching its second game coding contest!  The contest will run from March 1st to September 1st 2014 and will offer prizes in hardware and cold hard cash! Visit the site to register and get all the details! http://uzebox.org/ucc2014

New Game Alert: Candle Burner!

Posted in Games on December 23rd, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

Just in time, Harty released a fun little game called Candle Burner full with holiday music! Light up all candles on an xmas tree as fast as possible..but don’t move the match too fast or the wind will blow out the fire. A video, the forum post and ROMS are here and the wiki entry is here. Merry xmas to all!

New Game Alert: XOR!

Posted in Games on August 20th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

Retro gamers rejoice once more! Pitfall Jones  published his latest game, XOR, a port of an 8-bit game made by Astral Software back in 1987 for computers like the BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum. The object of the game is to pick up all the masks in the maze. That sounds easy but it can get devilishly difficult on later levels! Forum post and ROM are here.

UZE8: A Chip-8 Emulator for the Uzebox!

Posted in Emulator, Games on July 10th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

Omundodogabriel released UZE8, a Chip-8 and SuperChip emulator for the Uzebox! It runs full speed and loads games from the SD card too! You can download the binaries and sources here.

UCC2013 is Over: Winners Announced!

Posted in Events on June 17th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

The contest is over, we have the winners! Head over to the forums to see who grabbed the prizes! The link is here. Congratulations to all for their effort and contribution to the Uzebox community!!

Uzebox Code Challenge 2013 Games are in!

Posted in Events, Games on June 14th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

UCC 2013 is off and the and the winners are about to be revealed! In the mean time, you can download the finalist’s games here.  Judges are on duty and the final results will be available in the next few days!

Uzebox Code Challenge 2013 Opens!

Posted in Events on February 7th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

The Uzebox community is officially launching its first game coding contest! We aim to stir interest in peoples to realize games and ideas sleeping idle in a corner of their brain! The contest will offer prizes and eternal gratification by having their names all over the place on the Uzebox site! Follow this link to checkout the rules and register.

New Game Alert: SubMarine!

Posted in Games on January 30th, 2013 by admin – Comments Off

Dominik Kristen (aka KILO) while learning C, released his first game “SubMarine”! It’s a re-creation of the classic submarine hunting games that appeared on pretty much all older computers and consoles. The forums post is here, the game’s wiki page and roms are here.

New Game Alert: Pipes!

Posted in Games on December 10th, 2012 by admin – Comments Off

The holidays are near and Hartmut Wendt has a gift for the Uzebox community…his latest game! Pipes is an original game in the style of “Pipe Mania” or “Pipe Dream” developed by The Assembly Line back in 1989. The forum post is here, the wiki and ROMs are here and there also a neat video on youtube!

Uzebox Starter Pack is in Stock for a Limited Time!

Posted in Hardware on December 3rd, 2012 by admin – Comments Off

A couple Starter pack kits are in stock again, just before Christmas! All parts, a PCB with pre-soldered AD725, a 256Mb SD card, 2 SNES controllers and an A/V cable are included.  Check the Uzebox Shop. Very few will be made, so hurry up!