Stardew Valley on Retro Handhelds

Stardew Valley on Retro Handhelds

The beloved farming simulator Stardew Valley has now been ported to RK3326 devices such as the Anbernic RG351 series, PowKiddy RGB10 series, ODROID Go Advance/Super, and the GameForce Chi. Setting up this game is similar to other ports such as Shovel Knight, Undertale, and Iconoclasts. Mad props to developer JohnnyOnFlame for getting this port running; please consider buying him a coffee for his hard work.

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Guide: Iconoclasts on Retro Handhelds (via PortMaster)

Guide: Iconoclasts on Retro Handhelds (via PortMaster)

Today we’re going to set up the indie game Iconoclasts to work on RK3326-powered retro handheld devices such as the RG351MP and the RG351V. This port is available thanks to the PortMaster platform, which is available on the ArkOS, Retro Arena, and 351ELEC firmwares.

Some notes

  • The video guide shows you how to set up the device on ArkOS, but the process will be the same for 351ELEC or The Retro Arena.
  • This game isn’t meant to play on low-resolution screens, and so the text is mostly illegible on 480×320 displays like on the RG351P, RG351M, and RGB10. In general, I would recommend this game for the RG351MP, RG351V, and the Chi GameForce.
  • As of making this video, the port doesn’t work on RetroOZ, so there is no option to play this on the RGB10 Max or ODROID Go Super.
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Review: 3D-Printed Grips for Anbernic Devices

Review: 3D-Printed Grips for Anbernic Devices

The 3D-printed grips in this video can transform the ergonomics of your device, and they ship worldwide. Current models include options for the RG350, RG350P, RG350M, RG280V, RG351P, RG351M, RG351V, and RG351MP devices.

Buy them here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/3DPrintingLennard/
Also on eBay: https://ebay.us/qe1qu5

I’m also giving away the following units:

RG280V (silver 80%)
RG351P (green)
RG350M/RG350P/RG351MP (orange transparent)
RG350M/RG350P/RG351MP (red transparent)
RG350 (green transparent)
Enter the giveaway here

Print your own with the Lupus Worax designs

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Black Friday 2021 Deals

Black Friday 2021 Deals

Hi everyone, here is my roundup of Black Friday sales. I’ll be sure to update this post as I find more deals, and be sure to let me know if you find anything too!

AliExpress site-wide codes: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_Acw81q
$7 OFF $50 with code: BFCM7
$12 OFF $100 with code: BFCM12
$18 OFF $150 with code: BFCM18
$23 OFF $190 with code: BFCM23

Anbernic.com codes: https://anbernic.com/
$5 OFF $50 with code: BF05
$10 OFF $100 with code: BF10
$15 OFF $150 with code: BF15
$20 OFF $200 with code: BF20
$30 OFF $300 with code: BF30
$50 OFF $500 with code: BF50

PowKiddy.com $10 off $100 with code powkiddylove
TomTop 8% off site-wide code TTSMCLICK8: https://bit.ly/3FLOXme

Handheld devices:
PowKiddy V90 for $34: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AATore
PocketGo v1 for $29: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9AeU4A
TrimUI (A66) for $45: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9yX7l8
Anbernic RG280V for $63: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AmS3ni
Anbernic RG351V for $76: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AsYhVW
ODROID-Go Advance for $29 (shipping might be high): https://www.hardkernel.com/
OGA battery for $4 (works great in RG351P): https://www.hardkernel.com/
Retroid Pocket 2 for $65 + shipping: https://bit.ly/30R1DK4

Controllers:
Backbone One + $10 Apple gift card (+ 3 months Game Pass Ultimate trial) for $85: https://bit.ly/3CTqjy9
GameSir X2 (USB-C) for $55: https://amzn.to/3p3Atay
GameSir X2 (BT) for $48: https://amzn.to/30Y0cZZ
Razer Kishi (Android) for $45: https://amzn.to/3nQ7M1u
8BitDo Pro 2 for $45: https://amzn.to/3xrksz5
8BitDo SN30 Pro for $38: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9GjYiS
Super Console X controllers for $9: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_AlDaGO

MicroSD cards:
Use the code oemholidaysdcard2021 for 10% off on any of the cards on this page: https://bit.ly/3l8xs7R
SanDisk Ultra 128GB for $16: https://amzn.to/3nPI5hC
SanDisk Extreme 128GB for $20: https://amzn.to/3CTcLmy

Amazon deals:
Fire TV Stick 4K Max for $35: https://amzn.to/3xljAMr
My video on the Fire TV Stick 4K Max: https://youtu.be/SvgTzIMTt78
Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for $105: https://amzn.to/3oReV14
My video on the Fire HD 10 Plus: https://youtu.be/Oes2BHIRwo0

Modern consoles:
Xbox Series S for $285 (requires Costco membership): https://bit.ly/3COmz0Y

Retro Game Corps merch:
T-shirts, hoodies, stickers, and more, all 35% off: https://bit.ly/3CTeDvs

Note that some of these sales may not go into effect until later in the week, and there may be regional pricing differences. Some of these links are affiliate links, by clicking on a link and buying something I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Happy shopping!

Guide: 351ELEC “Pineapple Forest” Update

Guide: 351ELEC “Pineapple Forest” Update

Let’s look at the latest update for the 351ELEC custom firmware, available now for the Anbernic RG351P, RG351M, RG351V, and RG351MP devices. In this video I’ll guide you through the installation (or update) process, and some of the new features they’ve added, such as custom bezels, save state management, standalone N64 emulation, and more.

Supported devices:
Anbernic RG351P
Anbernic RG351M
Anbernic RG351V
Anbernic RG351MP

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Review: Legend of Zelda Game & Watch Handheld Device

Review: Legend of Zelda Game & Watch Handheld Device

The Nintendo Legend of Zelda Game & Watch handheld went on sale last week, and I picked one up to see what all the fuss is about. How does this first-party novelty device stack up against my expectations for handheld gaming devices?

More info here
Secrets page

Other devices in this video:
Anbernic RG300X
Anbernic RG280V
Anbernic RG280M
PowKiddy Q20 Mini

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Review: Anbernic RG280M

Review: Anbernic RG280M

The Anbernic RG280M is on sale for $63 on Amazon so I decided to pick one up and compare it to the current catalog of sub-$100 retro handheld devices. With a well-established chipset and excellent custom firmware, is this a hidden gem, or something worth skipping?

Amazon sale ($63, limited stock)
AliExpress ($66)
Adam firmware guide

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Singles Day Sales (2021)

Singles Day Sales (2021)

Today is Singles Day in China, which means there are lots of deals to be had for the next 24-48 hours. Some are better than others, but here is a collection of items I’ve found. I’ll edit this post as I get more deals — be sure to share anything you find in the comments too! Note that some of these are affiliate links, and I may receive a small commission if you order anything (at no extra cost to you).

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Budget Retro Handheld Buying Guide (November 2021)

Budget Retro Handheld Buying Guide (November 2021)

With two big sales days in November (Singles Day and Black Friday), now is a good time to go over my favorite budget handhelds and some tips and tricks to get the best deals possible.

Devices featured in this video:
PowKiddy V90
PowKiddy Q20 Mini
TrimUI Model S
Anbernic RG300
Anbernic RG280V
PlayGo
Anbernic RG350P
Anbernic RG300X
PowKiddy RGB10
Retroid Pocket 2+

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Final Review: Anbernic RG351MP

Final Review: Anbernic RG351MP

The Anbernic RG351MP is the latest in a line of RK3326-powered handheld gaming devices. In this video, we’ll take a final look at this console within four different use cases to determine whether the RG351MP is a good fit for you.

Buy an RG351MP here
TP Link AC600 5GHz WiFi dongle

Other devices worth considering:
Anbernic RG351V
PowKiddy RGB10 Max
Anbernic RG351P
Anbernic RG350M
Anbernic RG280V
PowKiddy V90

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