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NPC is a podcast about one of the hottest corners of the gaming world: portable hardware. Every other week, Federico Viticci, John Voorhees, and Brendon Bigley cover portable gaming news and share their experiences with everything from the simplest retro gaming handhelds to cutting-edge handheld PCs.

NPC: Next Portable Console MacStories

    • Leisure
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

NPC is a podcast about one of the hottest corners of the gaming world: portable hardware. Every other week, Federico Viticci, John Voorhees, and Brendon Bigley cover portable gaming news and share their experiences with everything from the simplest retro gaming handhelds to cutting-edge handheld PCs.

    A Lovable Guy From Las Vegas

    A Lovable Guy From Las Vegas

    This week, Federico takes us on his journey to build the world’s best eGPU, and we take a first look at the Anbernic RG35XXSP, a foldable retro handheld that two out of the three of us have received.
    Links and Show Notes
    Building the World’s Best eGPU
    USB4 Specification OCuLink Lenovo Legion Go ADT-UT3G USB4 board The ADT-UT3G only board that uses the new ASM2464PD controller, but it doesn’t support power delivery. EGPU Thunderbolt vs USB4 (ADT Link UT3G). Tutorial and Synthetic and Gaming Benchmarks in 8 Games Starfield Baldurs Gate FiiO DK3S Cooling fan with Stand JSAUX RGB Docking Station Also mentioned: I Turned the New 13” iPad Pro Into a MacPad and Portable Gaming Display A Small Fire at 3 AM TechDweeb ROG Ally X XONEGPU GPD G1 Aya Neo AG01 Graphics Starship The Anbernic RG35XX SP: First Look
    Anbernic RG35XX SP Federico and Brendon have silver John ordered transparent blue, and it’s stuck in New Jersey Replacement OSes covered: MuOs GarlicOS Alpha for RG35XXSP MinUI KNULLI Anbernic RG35XX SP: An Almost Beginner’s Guide RG35XX SP Button Mod Makes A Huge Difference Also: Apple Pi Baker for Flashing SD Cards Ayn Odin 2 Miyoo Mini+ Miyoo Mini Flip Deep Dive Comparison: RG351M vs RG351P Retroid Pocket Flip Review – The Start Of Clamshell Emulators Games Mentioned
    Dragons Dogma Chrono Trigger Pokémon Unbound Pokémon FireRed Odds and Ends
    Clicks Keyboard Save the Hero Builders open-source cartridge reader GB Operator Delta iOS emulator PlayStation DualSense Edge Credits
    Show Art: Brendon Bigley
    Music: Will LaPorte
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    We Are All Vita People

    We Are All Vita People

    This week Federico, John, and Brendon introduce NPC, compare handheld gaming origin stories, and share their current setups before Federico springs a surprise on the others.
    Links and Show Notes
    About the Hosts
    Federico Viticci
    MacStories Other Podcasts AppStories MacStories Unwind Connected Remaster John Voorhees
    MacStories Other Podcasts AppStories MacStories Unwind Ruminate Brendon Bigley
    Wavelengths Into the Aether Our Portable Gaming Histories
    Brendon
    Game Boy Pocket Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance Game Boy SP Nintendo DS Nintendo 3DS Playstation Vita Anbernic RG351P John
    Game Boy Color - Kiwi Lime Game Boy SP Sega Game Gear Nintendo DSi Nintendo 3DS Playstation Vita Anbernic RG351M Federico
    Game Boy Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance PSP 8 Mile Nintendo 3DS Playstation Vita Anbernic RG351M Current Setups
    John
    Ayn Odin 2 Pro OLED Switch Legion Go ONEXGPU Miyoo Mini+ iPhone and iPad Pro Brendon
    Ayn Odin 2 Pro Retroid Pocket Flip Miyoo Mini+ Steam Deck OLED Switch iPhone and Backbone One iPad Pro Playdate Federico
    13" iPad Pro GameSir G8 Legion Go Playdate USB 4 eGPU with an NVIDIA 4090 GPU MacStories Unwind: A Small Fire at 3AM Games Mentioned
    Kirby Dream Land 2 Kingdom Hearts Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II GTA Liberty City Stories Hot Line Miami Super Crate Box Persona 4 Binding of Isaac Rogue Legacy Nuclear Throne Spelunky Dragon’s Dogma Other Links
    John joins Brendon on Wavelengths to talk about the Ayn Odin 2 Credits
    Show Art: Brendon Bigley
    Music: Will LaPorte

    • 54 min
    Welcome to NPC

    Welcome to NPC

    NPC, or Next Portable Console, is a podcast about the games we take with us. Every other week, Federico Viticci, John Voorhees, and Brendon Bigley will cover portable gaming news and share their experiences with everything from the simplest retro gaming handhelds to cutting-edge portable PCs.

    • 4 min

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