Author Archives: LunarLoony

About LunarLoony

IT support technician by day, artist also by day, video game enthusiast by day as well. Not keen on doing things by night... when else am I supposed to sleep? I have been making internet things since about 2005, and advocate for personal websites and blogs and things. I also run Broken Circus, where I make short films about video game history!

Servering my Mac

I graduated in 2017. Not long after that, my old college shut down. Even while I was there, they were packing the place up and shipping everything useful out to a different building; so, after asking politely, I ended up … Continue reading

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Lunar’s Linux Guide!

Seems like every week, Microsoft does something so ridiculous that it ends up throwing off a bunch of Windows users. Trouble is, moving away from Windows is not an easy task – take it from someone who stalled for the … Continue reading

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How to Install Any Plugin in OBS Studio Flatpak

After switching over to Debian earlier this year, I’ve generally found it to be a smooth transition – smooth compared to how it used to be, at any rate. But one thing I’ve really struggled with is OBS Studio.

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Mazes of Mordred – A Roguelike Pitch

Several years ago, inspired by Dungeons of Dredmor, I thought it might be nice to put together my own roguelike. It’s an idea that I’ve left to percolate, and I think I’ve come up with what may well be my … Continue reading

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 4

Well, it’s been a little while since my last blog post, and I’ve been tinkering with the site a little in a vague effort to get it to look a bit nicer. It’s not really worked, and now the site’s … Continue reading

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Venus Velociraptor – A Pitch

Venus Velociraptor: A Cartoon Adventure is a first-person metroidvania. Venus has crash-landed her UFO on an uncharted planet, and needs to repair her ship and escape!

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 3

Last time, we looked at upscalers and switching. Next, it’s time to discuss how – and why! – we would split a signal, and the best ways of doing that.

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 2

Last time, we looked at where the video signal ends up in my retro capture setup. But how does it get there, and by what arcane magicks can I display fuzzy old console signals in crisp 1080p?

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Retro Capture Setup – Part 1

Welcome to my Totally Not Recommended guide to capturing accurate and authentic footage from your consoles. This is how I’ve got things set up, such that I can easily record and stream from real hardware (with all the real problems … Continue reading

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Retro Forum Survey – The Results!

I put out a little survey on Mastodon a short while ago, to see if there’d be any interest in a new forum themed around “UK Retro”.

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