Primal: The Awakening

RetroStone 2 - Ultimate RetroGaming Console

A project in Paris, France by Pierre-Louis Boyer

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With RetroStone 2 rediscover your childhood video games! Alone or with friends (up to 4 players), in the train or on your TV!
Backers: 1327
Average Pledge Per Backer: €176

Funded: €233,339 of €30,000
Dates: Aug 13th -> Sep 17th (35 days)
Project By: Pierre-Louis Boyer
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Latest News

200 000€ reached!!! Only 3 days left

September 14th - via:
Hey guys! Thanks so much for your support, we made it to 200 000€ unlocking the stretched goal. So we will have 2 additional GPIO on the side of the unit. As I told you before those will probably used for brightness control on retrorangepi. However... (Read More)

Polls about joystick and USB-C

September 10th - via:
Hey guys, We are getting very close to the 200K stretched goal! Lot of people have asked about USB-C and joystick front case.  USB-C : It mainly depends on you guys. If you all want USB-C then I will check if the PCB can be updated for USB-C. But if... (Read More)

150 000€ reached! Bluetooth will be on board!

September 3rd - via:
Hey guys, Just to let you know that we reached 150K so that bluetooth will be added on board! As I told you in the previous update, I modified the PCB schematic and layout to add the wifi + bt module. We'll be using a AP6210 which have wifi and... (Read More)

Update on development

August 30th - via:
Hey guys, First thanks for your all to join me on RetroStone2 project ! Just a small update before we reach the next stretched goal as I won't be able to post this weekend! PCB update The last few weeks I have been very busy working on the product... (Read More)

Kickstarter: Retrostone 2 ist ein Game Boy mit LC-Display und Ethernet

August 24th - via:
Er sieht aus wie eine Mischung aus SNES-Controller und Game Boy: Der Retrostone 2 ist eine mobile Spielekonsole, auf der Gamer ihre alten Spiele als Emulation spielen können. (Read More)

100K reached, On-board WIFI added!

August 23rd - via:
Hey guys! We did it! We reached 100 000 € for RetroStone 2, so the WIFI will be included on-board! Now let's head to the bluetooth goal at 150 000 € ! Have a good day! Pierre  (Read More)

The Portable RetroStone 2 Emulates Dozens of Retro Gaming Consoles

August 16th - via:
What's old is new again! Check out this awesome retro gaming system that can emulate dozens of old gaming consoles. (Read More)

First stretched goal reach in less than 24 hours!!

August 14th - via:
Hey guys! Just to let you know that we reach the first stretched goal of 50 000€ ! So all the RetroStones 2 will ship with a customization pack, including buttons of different colors, and a silicon that you can cut to use for modding the 2 optional... (Read More)

Fully funded!! Let's go for the stretched goals!

August 14th - via:
Hey guys! We're fully funded, in less than 12 hours!! Thank you guys so much for joining me on this new project! Let's now try to hit the stretched goals! Next target the customization kit at 50 000€ which looks like it will be hit very soon. Then... (Read More)

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