Uzebox DTV – Retro Gaming goodness in the palm of your hand!

Posted in Hardware on October 3rd, 2016 by admin – Comments Off

Simmone and Andrew are launching a Kickstarter for their new project: the Uzebox DTV (Direct to TV)! It takes a Uzebox and squeezes it into a SNES controller that plugs directly into your TV! All you need to supply are a microSD card and a 5V power supply (any modern phone charger should work). It comes all assembled and ready to go. Head over to Kickstarter to grab one!! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simmonespring/uzebox-dtv-retro-gaming-goodness-in-the-palm-of-yo

UCC2016: The Uzebox Coding Challenge is back!

Posted in Events on February 18th, 2016 by admin – Comments Off

The Uzebox community is officially launching its 3rd 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 in hardware and cold hard cash. Check out the following link for rules and all details. http://uzebox.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2336

 

New Game Alert: Smokey and the Bandit!

Posted in Games on January 15th, 2016 by admin – Comments Off

SpacebarArcade released his first game for the Uzebox JAMMA! As you may recall the Uzebox JAMMA is a special version to be used in arcade machines. The game is kind of a cross between a top down racing game and an endless runner. It is vertically oriented and is actually playable in a real arcade!

 

Code here: https://github.com/spacebararcade/SmokeyAndTheBandit
Details here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set … 811&type=1
More details here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set … 811&type=1
On the testbench: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB2kLF4LBSU
In the cabinet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iShyuUyFLrM

New Game Alert: Tank Fu!

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

Lawrence Brooks released his first Uzebox game! Tank Fu is a tank-on-tank multiplayer deathmatch game. Best played with two players but also supports a single player against CPU mode.  It supports 11 battle arenas, a boss fight and much more! The forum post is here, the wiki page and roms are here.

New Game Alert: Bugz!

Posted in Games on October 4th, 2015 by admin – Comments Off

Matt Pandina (Artcfox) has releaed his first Uzebox game named Bugz!  Bugz is an all-original 2D platformer with 21 levels. The object is to collect all the cookies in each level without having your player killed by a plethora of bugs! The forum post is here, the wiki page and roms are here.

New Game Alert: Ghosty Ghost!

Posted in Games on June 12th, 2015 by admin – Comments Off

James Elliott (aka Kivan117) has officially released his first game, Ghosty Ghost! It’s the epic tale of a brand new ghost who’s just learning to fly… or something like that. Simple, yet familiar, and addictive gameplay. Avoid the obstacles to get as far as you can and beat the top score! The forums post, roms and sources are here and the wiki entry is here.

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!