Category Archives: Gaming

Simple ncurses Console Game

I wrote a simple ncurses game in C++ on Fedora. I’ll actually be releasing the code and talking about how to build the game as part of a new Eclipse-C++ course I’m currently creating (sign up to my mailing list if you’d like updates on this). It was pretty straightforward (once I finally got the […]

No Picture on TV with Playstation 1 Games and Elgato Game Capture HD

The first thing I tried to do when I got my Game Capture home was connect it up and video Tomb Raider 1 (the PS1 1996 original). But it just wouldn’t work. Although the Game Capture software could see the game output, the telly just displayed an unhelpful message saying Unsupported signal. Even more bizarrely, the […]

Tutorial: Elgato Game Capture HD + PlayStation 1 Setup

PlayStation 2 set-up is here. Footage I recorded with the set-up detailed below:   For an explanation of why we need a third party converter for this set up (item 6 below), see this post. OK, you will need: PlayStation 1 (or a PS2, it doesn’t matter) PlayStation 1 game Telly with HDMI input (see […]

Tutorial: Elgato Game Capture HD + PlayStation 2 Setup

Go to PlayStation 1 Setup. Well, this is exciting! I decided I couldn’t blog about my Tomb Raider Replay without being able to fully share it all with you, so the husband recommended this fantastic little device for recording and sharing gameplay: After a quick trip to Currys and the siphoning off of all my current account […]