Let's do a retro gaming console on Raspberry PI!
The project is quite easy and accessible to all. The price of a Raspberry PI It is quite small. Besides affordability, Raspberry PI can be used in other projects if saturated console.
What does retro games?
Retro games are games that have been popular in the past; And although not 3D realistic graphics, these games still are attractive and stir some nostalgia.
How do retro games console with Raspberry PI?
We will use a Linux-based operating system that is called RetroPie. This system has modified the interface and plenty of emulators preinstalled.
What is an emulator?
The emulator is software that mimics the original console running game. Loading emulator ROMs, ie the games themselves.
What is a ROM?
ROM is an exact copy of the disk or CD that was playing. ISO is a kind of image of our times.
What we have RetroPie emulators?
Amiga, Atari, Apple II, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Sega Dreamcast, Macintosh, Sega MasterSystem, MSX, Nintendo 64, NS Nintendo, NES, PC, PSP, Sega Saturn, Super NintendoEtc., etc. Full list of emulators supported by RetroPie.
Where to find ROMs for emulators?
That is a touchy subject. In stores are not bought, and download on the net is ... .. Anyway the net is full of ROMs, you find you.
Download RetroPie for Raspberry PI
Price Raspberry PI (Board only if you rest)
Raspberry PI kit price (Motherboard, enclosure, power, card)
Logitech controller F310 (If you have no controller)
What is Raspberry PI (presentation)
Video Tutorial - RETRO CONSOLE games on Raspberry PI