If you are tinkering, doing electronics, and/or soldering you might already have had contact with surface-mounted devices or, in short, "SMDs". Of course, soldering some of these tiny parts by hand is possible. But there are really tiny SMD parts as well as packages that cannot be soldered by hand. In that situation, you can think about getting a reflow ... Read More »
Welcome to the RetroPie Project. This page provides information about all the pieces of the projects, the goals and should give you an understanding of what the RetroPie Project is.
Your own cloud server with Owncloud on the Raspberry Pi
If you want to use your Raspberry Pi for gaming you certainly want to attach some sort of controller(s) to it.
Find the RetroPie Community here.
The core of the RetroPie Project - install and configure your RetroPie installation.
This is a guide that describes how to get started with the RetroPie GPIO Adapter.
There is a remarkable (at least for me) amount of videos with or about the RetroPie Project. This post lists a small selection of videos or video channels that I am aware of. Read More »
Update for the RetroPie Setup Script: Support for RetroArch's Autoconfig Functionality and (wired) Xbox 360 controller support
With the recent update of the RetroPie Setup Script another feature has found its way into the RetroPie Project: The auto configuration functionality of RetroArch is now supported! This allows to hot-swap (USB-) controllers while the RPi is running and the all RetroArch-based emulators will automatically detect the newly connected controller. Read More »
Here are a few impressions of the Maker Faire Hannover 2013. Read More »
This is a guide that describes how to get started with the RetroPie GPIO Adapter. It is organized as a step-by-step guide: Starting with the sole components and the PCB the hardware assembly is described in the first part. The second part then guides you though the software topics by describing how to test the button and how to enable ... Read More »
A new section in the forum was recently opened where you can browse and share your custom-made splash screens for your RetroPie installation. You can easily upload your own custom splash screen there, so I would like to encourage you to be creative and share your designs with us! Read More »
An SD-card image of a RetroPie installation was recently made available. This post describes the individual steps taken in order to create such an image. While it serves me to ensure that no steps are forgotten during future updates, this post provides also an insight into the individual steps for people with interest in this topic. Read More »
With the migration of the blog to a new provider it is now possible to offer a whole SD-card image of a complete RetroPie installation. You can find the download in the new RetroPie Downloads section of the RetroPie Project. Read More »
Another short side post: The blog has been migrated to a new provider! This gives me the full control over every detail of the site and further enhances the possibilities for future developments of the site. I hope that all resources, links, pages, etc. are working - please tell me, if you find something that is not working! Read More »
I just commited an update for the OwncloudPie script. The server URL is now dynamically obtained from the configuration files and can be changed from within the script for an existing Owncloud installation now. Furthermore, it is now possible to download the latest version of the OwncloudPie script with the script itself. If you have any comments or suggestions, tell ... Read More »