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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Pantheon 2.646 has been released

New Pantheon is available for download. 72 Atari 2600 games will keep you busy during this new years holiday: Asterix, Bee-Ball, BMX Air Master, Boing!, Brain Games, Bridge, BurgerTime, Commando, Cookie Monster Munch, Cosmic Commuter, Cosmic Swarm, Crack'ed, Crazy Balloon, Crazy Valet, Crypts of Chaos, Dolphin, Double Dragon, Double Dunk, Dragonfire, Dukes of Hazzard, Espial, Euchre, Fatal Run, Frogs and Flie, Funky Fish, Gangster Alley, Gauntlet, Gingerbread Man, Go Fish!, Great Escape, Grover's Music Maker, Marble Craze, Mental Kombat, Mondo Pong, Motocross Racer, My Golf, Oscar's Trash Race, Pick & Pile, Pigs in Space, Polo, Porky's, Power Off!, Roc 'n Rope, Room of Doom, Sea Battle, Skeet Shoot, Skeleton, Sky Patrol, Solar Plexus, Space Robot, Spacechase, Spitfire Attack, Springer, Sssnake, Star Ship, Star Voyager, Stargunner, Steeple Chase, Stellar Track, Strawberry Shortcake Musical Matchups, Stuntman, Sub Scan, Submarine Commander, Summer Games, Surf's Up, Surround, Sword of Saros, Tempest, The Music Machine, Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator, Tunnel Runner, Video Jogger

Crazy Balloon for Atari 2600

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulator in development

Genesis/Mega Drive was one of the most popular video game console of all time, with a lot of great games, like Sonic the Hedgehog, Shining Force and Phantasy Star. Genesis/Mega Driveis is 16-bit console that also provides backwards compatibility with the Master System. The system produces sound by way of a Yamaha YM2612 FM synthesizer, has 64KB of RAM and can display up to 64 colors at once from a palette of 512.

I have been developing Genesis/Mega Drive emulator for quite some time and even that it's still far from perfect, it is capable to run a few games. There is still a lot of work to do and things to improve, but I hope that several Genesis/Mega Drive games will be available in Pantheon, next year.

Ishido for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Back to the roots

Emulator of Atari 2600 video gaming console was the first emulator that I've made and it has been almost four years since the first Pantheon, which included 48 Atari 2600 games, was released. Pantheon now has more than 400 Atari 2600 games in its library, and I plan to add more games for the next release.

Atari 2600 was very popular for years and has hundreds of games available. Despite the fact, that its hardware capabilities were quite poor (128 bytes of RAM), programmers soon learned how to push its hardware's capabilities and made some incredible and unique games. Activision released Dolphin in 1983, and the game was not very successful. It is fast-paced action game, where you control a dolphin, haunted by a giant squid. There are barriers in the sea and if you hit a barrier, you will slow down for a moment. There is a gap in each barrier, and you must swim through it, but the game is fast and you will not have a time to react, once the barrier comes on screen. So you must focus on the tone, that is played a few seconds before the barrier comes on screen: the higher the frequency of the tone, the higher the gap in the barrier will be.

Dolphin by Activision for Atari 2600

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Pantheon 2.574 has been released

New Pantheon is now available for download. More than one hundred MSX games will keep you busy for a long time: 10-Yard Fight, A Life M36 Planet, Actman, Alibaba and 40 thieves, Aliens, Anaza, Aquattack, Arkanoid, Backgammon, Battle Cross, BC's Quest for Tires, Beamrider, Blagger, Bomber King, Boulder Dash, Break Out, Bruce Lee, BurgerTime, Cabbage Patch Kids, Car Race, Chack'n Pop, Champion Boxing, Choplifter, ChoroQ, Coaster Race, Comet Tail, Computer Billiards, Cosmo Explorer, Cream Lemon: Star Trap, Cross Blaim, D-Day, Danger X4, Deep Dungeon II: Crest of the Hero, Doki Doki Penguin Land, Dorodon, Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest II, E.I. - Exa Innova, Elevator Action, F-16 Fighting Falcon, Fairy, Final Mahjong, Flappy Limited, Flight Simulator, Fruit Panic, Ghostbusters, Glider, GP World, Gradius, Gradius 2, Hadesu no Monsho, Heli Tank, High Way Star, Hole in One Professional, Hydlide, Issunhoushi no Donnamondai, Jagur, King's Valley II: The Seal of El Giza, Konami's Baseball, Konami's Boxing, Konami's Soccer, Laptic 2, Lot Lot, Macross, Manes, Midnight Brothers, Mirai, Mobile Planet Suthirus, Morita Kazurou no Othello, Nausicaa, Ninja JaJaMaru-kun, Ninja Kun, Ninja Kun: Majou no Bouken, Oyoide Tango, Pachicom, Parodius, Pitfall!, Pitfall II: Lost Caverns, Professional Mahjong, Puzzle Panic, Raid on Bungeling Bay, Relics, River Raid, Road Fighter, Salamander, Senjyo, Shougi Meijin, Sky Jaguar, Soukoban, Space Camp, Space Trouble, Squish 'Em, Step Up, Stepper, Sweet Acorn, Tank Battalion, The Black Onyx, The Black Onyx II, Theseus, Thunder Bolt, Triton, Venus Fire, Warrior, Zaider - Battle of Peguss

Gradius 2 for MSX computers

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MSX2 emulator is in development

The second generation of MSX computers was released two years after the first generation. MSX2 computers are backward compatible with MSX computers, the mayor difference is in graphics. MSX2 computers have Yamaha V9938 video display processor with 128KB of video RAM. V9938 can display more sprites (32 16-color sprites), more colors and more pixels (512 × 212 with 16 colours, 256 × 212 with 256 colours), and games for MSX2 computers are on another level compared to MSX. Emulator of MSX2 computers is far from finished, but hopefully, several MSX2 games will be available in Pantheon at the beginning of the next year.

Androgynus for MSX2 computers

The Castle of Cariostro for MSX2 computers

Friday, October 31, 2014

2,500 games

In a last few days I made some important improvements in MSX emulator, like support for BIN files and Konami SCC emulation, but I also added several games in MSX game library. Since today, there are more than 2,500 games in Pantheon's game library overall. New Pantheon will be released at the end of November.

Danger X4 for MSX computers by ASCII is game no. 2,500

Thursday, October 23, 2014

MSX deserves more love

It has been more than a year since Pantheon 1.500 was released. This was the last Pantheon with games for MSX computers, and it is about time to add more games. At the moment, Pantheon's MSX emulator only supports MSX computers series one, and only cartridge games, so there is still a lot of work for me to do.

Blagger - version for MSX computers by Alligata

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Get ready for the new release

At the moment I am preparing new release of Pantheon. There is a lot of different things to do: I have to check if all download links still works and fix them if they don't, create installation files and upload it, update website... New Pantheon will be available tommorow.

Pantheon 2.470

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Master mode support in Sega Game Gear emulator

Game Gear has both a Master System mode, for backward compatibility, and a true Game Gear mode. In Master System mode, 256x192 resolution graphics is shrunk to 160x144 resolution and displayed on Game Gear LCD display. Of course, Pantheon displays graphics in original resolution.

Out Run Europa for Sega Game Gear

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pantheon 2.414 released

Emulator no.13 is complete and you can now play fifty Sega Game Gear games: Arena - Maze of Death, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Chuck Rock, Devilish, Galaga '91, Griffin, Halley Wars, Junction, Jeopardy, Kawasaki Superbike Challenge, Lemmings 1/2, Madou Monogatari 1/2/3, NBA Jam and more.

Junction for Sega Game Gear

Monday, September 22, 2014

Madou Monogatari

Madou Monogatari is a series of fantasy role-playing games for Sega Game Gear. I have always been a fan of games like Wizardry, Eye of Beholder and Final Fantasy, and I have to say that I like Madou Monogatari a lot. The game is Japanese and I don't understand a word, but it easy to learn how to play, because there are no numeric stats. Everything is represented by character facial expressions and sprites. Madou Monogatari series of games will be available in next release of Pantheon.

Madou Monogatari II - Aruru 16-sai for Sega Game Gear

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sega Game Gear emulator ready for the next release

I was working on Sega Game Gear emulator this weekend. The emulator works fine and now its time to add some games. Game Gear shares most of its hardware with the Master System, its LCD display has 160x144 pixel resolution and is capable of displaying 4096 different colors. A large part of the Game Gear's game library consists of Master System ports but there are also a lot of unique games of different genres available.

Aerial Assault for Sega Game Gear

Friday, September 5, 2014

New website is online

My website is now located at There is enough space available, so all the files, which are available for download, are also hosted there. I will keep posting on this blog, and if you are interested in the current status of the project Pantheon, keep reading it.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Pantheon 2.364 released

New Pantheon is available! Download and enjoy some of the best Sega Master System games: Action Fighter, Buggy Run, Dragon Crystal, Ecco the Dolphin, Fantasy Zone, Hang-On, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Marble Madness, Ninja Gaiden, Road Rash, Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Harrier, The Lion King and a lot more.

Battle Out Run for Sega Master System

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Atari 800/XE emulator now supports .bas files

Atari 800/XE emulator now supports .bas files, so Pantheon is now able to play hundreds of games written in Atari BASIC. Existing emulator also supports .rom (cartridges), .cas (cassettes), .atr (disks) and .com/.exe (executable) files. I plan to add more games for Atari 800/XE emulator at the end of this year.

Castle Eayor for Atari 8-bit computers

Old website is no more

My current website at was recently suspended, because I have violated the terms of agreement with 000Webhost. Whatever that means. I will try to post all relevant information about Pantheon here, until I find a new home for my webpage.