Emulation vs. Porting

As some of you may recall, A few months ago, there was a lot of hoopla about an unofficial P.C. port of Super Mario 64. Fans had managed to decompile and reverse engineer the source code of Mario 64 and made the necessary changes to compile and run the game on Windows. So why is this such a big deal when we can already play N64 games using emulators? Conversely, what’s it matter that the games in the Super Mario 3D All-Stars Collection are emulated and not ported? What’s the difference between porting and emulating? And why would developers choose one over the other? Read more Emulation vs. Porting

I got a Fake NES Classic & It’s WEIRD

Scott’s Mom bought an “NES Classic Edition” online. Turns out, it’s fake. Maybe the $8 price tag should have been a clue. But it’s still a ton of fun! You won’t believe some of the mods on this thing. Watch and be amazed.

“Exit the Premises” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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