roms

We Need A Spotify For Classic Games

As Nintendo starts to take a more strict approach to ROMs, players’ access to older games is changing. Sure, you could try to find a working retro console and pony up for expensive cartridges, but there has to be a better way.

Finding The First Video Game ROM

Finding The First Video Game ROM

These days it’s not unusual to read stories about game collectors buying rare game cartridges for thousands of dollars. But what is in those cartridges? Typically just code and data stored in one or more ROM (Read Only Memory) chips. In my last story, Fixing Gran Trak 10, I documented…