MORE GAMES SUPPORTED BY MAME -
MAME users are now enjoying emulations of Dragon's Lair and Thayer's Quest, as well as the
Japanese version of Time Traveler, following the support of the American version about two years
(posted 07 Feb 2024)
TAITO LD GAME COLLECTION FOR NINTENDO SWITCH -
Taito is set to release the
Taito LD Game Collection for Nintendo Switch to the Japanese market on
December 14, 2023. It is an HD remastered version of the three games Time Gal,
Ninja Hayate, and also, in its first-ever home port, Space Battleship Yamato (a.k.a.
Star Blazers). The special edition will have a collection of materials that includes a
Blu-ray disc, download codes for extras, and other
collectibles. The reservation period is from
July 11-12, 2023. The normal version is priced at
¥9,680, and the special edition is ¥19,580.
(posted 07 Jul 2023)
"VERSION 1" TERMINOLOGY ADOPTED FOR EARLY DRAGON'S LAIR PCB -
The first Dragon's Lair main PCB has no revision marking on it, and we at
D-L-P.com have realized that the only reason we, the
laserdisc gaming community, have been referring to this PCB as "revision A" is because its
schematic drawing is revision A. But the revision of the drawing is irrelevant. (The
schematic for the PCB marked revision C is drawing revision K.) It's more likely that
PCB revisions A and B were unreleased developmental steps towards adding support for the
LD-V1000 laserdisc player and solving problems with the
4Mhz clock. We have updated this website to change all mentions of a "revision A"
(Rev. A) PCB to a "version 1" (v1) PCB for technical accuracy. The three known USA
Dragon's Lair / Space Ace
PCBs: version 1, version 1 revision C, and version 2 revision A, per
their on-board markings, are pictured in the
(posted 29 Mar 2023)
HI-TECH CONVERSION CARD IS NEARLY SOLD OUT -
The conversion card that upgrades the laserdisc player in Dragon's Lair and Space Ace
games to the Sony line of players is nearly out of stock after 23 years. Seven units still
remain available from co-creator Joe Rovito at the
original $199 price, which has never been increased. Check the
Hi-Tech Conversion Card
page for details on the card, ordering information, and the interesting plans for its future
production after selling out.
(posted 13 Mar 2023)
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