Hey everyone! It’s been really busy here between doing assembly, design work, testing, and finding places to store everything as it arrives! There’s a lot to cover in this update, and it’s pretty much good news across the board, so let’s dive in. Read the full update.
Hi everyone! Here's an update for you on the status of TinyNES production. There's some good news and some bad (but not terrible) news, so let's get right to it... Read the full update.
Here’s our first post-campaign update. I hope everyone likes bullet points! Read the full update.
Well, the TinyNES is actually going to happen now that we've more than doubled our campaign goal! This is so awesome! Thanks everyone for your support and for finding this little project interesting. We have more surprises in store too! For this update, we're going to talk a little about some of the weird details of trying to make electronics right now, how the global chip shortage has and hasn't impacted this particular project, and what it looks like to tackle some DFM (Design For Manufacturing) details. Maybe this stuff is too wonky for most people? You decide... Read the full update.
We've got some exciting new accessories and features for TinyNES to tell you about! Read the full update.
We've gotten quite a few good questions from our backers. Here are some answers! Read the full update.
Introducing the Tiny Nostalgia Evocation Square (or TinyNES for short). TinyNES is an open hardware implementation of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Famicom. Not merely an emulator or an FPGA-based implementation, TinyNES uses the original, 6502-derived chips and a custom circuit board. It's the real deal, and it's open hardware! TinyNES is compatible with original Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom cartridges and controllers, so you can play all your favorites games right out of the box! Read the full update.