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Your Personal Retro Gaming Console (for under 90 USD)

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So, there you have the RetroPie SD-card Image and you know that you could use it as software base for your very own game console. But what things do you actually need to get for it? What hardware do you need and what could be the first steps with it? This article provides a step-by-step guide and shows how to ...

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We need you to design the RetroPie Logo

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The RetroPie Team is always hard at work, coding and drinking coffee. And we are really good at… drinking coffee. Unfortunately we are not that good at graphic design. And we need your help. There are many amazing talented people in our community and we wanted to give one lucky person a chance to become rock-star famous and win some great ...

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ControlBlock: Power Switch, Game Controllers, and I/O for the Raspberry Pi

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The RetroPie Project has motivated many people to build their own gaming stations. Two issues regularly came up in discussions about these projects: First: What is a simple solution for turning the Raspberry Pi on and off with a power switch in a smarter way than cutting the power supply and risk data loss? Second: What is a simple way for ...

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Design File for Acrylic Gaming Case Available for Download Now

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The acrylic case “Petrockblock Pie” was presented some time ago. The design files for that case were not publicly available until now and I have decided to change that: You can find the design now in the Downloads section! These are the original design files that I used to order the cases from Ponoko / Formulor. I know that some of you ...

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Major Update for RetroPie

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Some of you might have heard or notices that there has been an update of the RetroPie SD-card image recently. This is a major update with some big changes. This article describes these.

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RetroPie Project Contest: And the winners are …

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The RetroPie Project Contest has finished! Many thanks go to everyone who took part in the contest and submitted project images. Without going too much into details the winners have been chosen according to todays random numbers tweet. I hope you all enjoyed the submissions and maybe got one or two inspirations for your own projects. Personally, I enjoyed it very much to browse through ...

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Xarcade2Jstick – Map your Xarcade Tankstick to Game Pads and use it with RetroPie

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The Xarcade Tankstick is a nicely designed and very robustly constructed arcade game controller. It offers buttons and joysticks for two players together with start and coin buttons, an arcade trackball, and dedicated pinball buttons. Being asked, if RetroPie could have in-built support for the Xarcade Tankstick I started to dig into this controller which, in the end, lead to ...

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RetroPie Project Contest

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PetRockBlock.com would like to invite you to a cool contest around the RetroPie Project! One good thing about it is that it does not involve much effort to take part. The contest is going to be taking place on the forum. We will be choosing two lucky winners to receive each a brand new Raspberry Pi Model B with 8GB ...

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Update for the RetroPie Setup Script: Support for RetroArch’s Autoconfig Functionality and (wired) Xbox 360 controller support

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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.

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