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Feb 12 2020
A preview of the BennVenn Atari Lynx LCD mod for Lynx Model 1
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Lynx Game Database
Feb 18 2020 - Unnamed, a graphical adventure game for Atari Lynx back in development
From the creator of Unseen, a text adventure game for Atari Lynx comes a new game called Unnamed. That is not news in itself because this game was announced some time back, what is new is that development on this game has restarted and soon there will be a playable mini-demo released. Are you ready for it?
Feb 17 2020 - 4Ttude ad 3D Tic-Tac-Toe game for Atari Lynx updated with easier CPU opponent
We've noted that 4Ttude has a very difficult to play against CPU opponent, well the developer has listened and made the CPU a little easier to go against. Check it out and see how you fare against details, ROM download link and link to play it online are available at the game information page.
Feb 12 2020 - Final production Lynx GameDrive PCBs ordered, shipping soon
More news on the Lynx GD from SainT... "Final production Lynx GameDrive PCB's ordered in gold ENIG finish for last bit of testing and then CE & FCC certification. Honestly, not long now... 😄".
Feb 10 2020 - Atari Gamer Atari Lynx cartridge reader/writer boards shipping again
If you've been after the Atari Gamer's Atari Lynx cartridge reader/writer/programmer board, you're in luck, we are shipping a small batch of them again! Check the pre-order forum discussion thread here. We'll work on getting extra parts for an additional batch after this.
Jan 30 2020 - BennVenn to release a flash/SD cartridge for Atari Lynx

BennVenn entered the Atari Lynx modding scene last year with his cheap alternative LCD screen mod and now he has his eyes on disrupting the SD/Flash cart market which is currently dominated by the Retro HQ SD Cart and the AgaCart. BennVenn's flash/SD cart is promised to have the following features...

  • Instant ROM load
  • Last loaded ROM memory
  • SD card storage
  • 512Kb SRAM, supporting loading of up to 512Kb Lynx ROMs
  • EEPROM saves (1024 kbit, 128b)
  • Open source MCU protocol (allowing custom menu loaders to be implemented)
  • Upgradeable firmware

    We even have the PCB board prototype layout for it, and yes it includes EEPROM, meaning that game saves will be available for those games that use EEPROM. Unfortunately for games that don't use EEPROM (all official Atari Lynx releases) no save states are planned.

  • Jan 28 2020 - Get your hands on Atari Lynx merchandise from SillyVenture 2k19 party

    Even though SillyVenture 2k19 has wrapped up you can still get your hands on the official Atari Lynx themed merchandise from the party. There are T-Shirts in various sizes (with a message from RJ Mical on the back) and calendars available still. If you're interested send an email to [email protected] Below are the prices, the shipping costs will vary if you're shipping outside of Europe...

    Sv2k19 T-Shirt- 15 EUR + 7 EUR shipping (to Europe)
    Sv2k19 Calendar for 2020 - 8 EUR + 7 EUR shipping (to Europe)

    Jan 28 2020 - The new Lynx GameDrive cart now supports EEPROM save game data!
    Have you been following the upcoming Lynx GD cart development? Well James from RetroHQ has a new bombshell feature update, check it out - The new Lynx GameDrive cart now supports EEPROM save game data! . This is a feature used in many homebrew games and a welcome addition to the GameDrive! EEPROM images are saved back to your memory card along with the game.
    Jan 18 2020 - BennVenn is back after Australian bush fires and Atari Lynx kits will be back in stock soon
    BennVenn was able to return to his property with the Australian bush fire risk lowered. From BennVenn - Our GameGear and Lynx LCD kits have been sitting in storage since late last year, we'll get them out and begin testing and adding to the store. We still need to finish up the 3d frame for the GameGear before we can list them.
    Jan 5 2020 - Project Argon at CES 2020
    Project Argon (an all new Atari Lynx and other retro consoles emulator on Android) by Mark/Space, one of the sponsors of the Atari Lynx 30th Birthday Celebration is at CES 2020, so go check them out!
    Dec 29 2019 - Australian bush fires affecting BennVenn
    If you haven't heard, Australia has a serious bush fire situation right now and this is directly impacting BennVenn. This is what BV had to say... Apologies if we don't get to your messages. We expect to be away for some time, until the fire has moved through. We're just hoping the farm, house and office is still here after it passes through!. With luck BV will be back in business and without any damage to their property. Lets hope for some much needed rain.
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