Anyone use retroachievements.org for game achievements?

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  • #112932

    dcescott
    Participant

    Someone posted the link and code on a facebook group for retropie. I have never heard of this and it looks fairly new looking in the forums. On facebook, I was given this code to link up your games to record your achievements

    http://retroachievements.org/

    Use these settings in /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg

    cheevos_username = yourusername
    cheevos_password = yourpassword
    cheevos_enable = true

    From what I gathered, other emulators can be used as well.

    Thoughts on this?

    #112938

    Omnija
    Participant

    Recently heard about it as well, but didn’t look into it much.

    #113155

    grenade44
    Participant

    Hi, just tried this out out with a SNES game on my retropie and the game registers and achievements unlock. I hope this means we might be able to get this working for other consoles and gets packaged in with ES and retropie in the future.

    #113162

    dcescott
    Participant

    That’s cool. I am waiting on the NES achievements. I would be better if they would do PC Engine, however that might be too obscure.

    #113170

    labelwhore
    Participant

    It would be amazing if we could somehow display the achievement info from that site within ES.

    http://www.th3rdwave.com/tracks/
    ^^ my other hobby

    #113223

    robertybob
    Participant

    I am waiting on the NES achievements.

    There are NES achievements, are they not working for you?

    #113228

    dcescott
    Participant

    Sounds lazy, but I haven’t added the code yet. I’ve been having some fun with the PSP emulator lately 🙂

    #113388

    grenade44
    Participant

    To get NES achievements to work you need to install quicknes and use that instead.

    #117132

    breakpack75
    Participant

    I haven’t been able to get this to work. I am using image 3.5 and changed the retroarch.cfg file with my name and password but when I load a game, I get “Missing Retro Achievements account information” and “Error Loading Achievements” What am I missing?

    #117138

    zerojay
    Participant

    It worked for me quite well so far with SNES games. My only issue is that there’s no switch to enable hardcore mode (disables the use of savestates and other cheats) so even though I’m not using savestates, I just get the regular achievement and not the hardcore version. :/

    #117139

    zerojay
    Participant

    And there is no quicknes core for retropie at this point.

    #117182

    robertybob
    Participant

    And there is no quicknes core for retropie at this point.

    How-To: Change libretro emulator cores in RetroPie (Emulationstation)

    Not sure why it isn’t bundled with RetroPie (waiting for a mod to say why) but it is possible to install it yourself ! 😉

    #117218

    zerojay
    Participant

    I’ll give it a shot. If it works and the achievements work as well, I’ll submit a bug/pull request for it.

    #117221

    zerojay
    Participant

    The instructions had a lot of issues but I was able to get the core working as well as earn achievements. I’ll submit a pull request to the repo soon.

    #117225

    herbfargus
    Member

    I find it annoying when people go to all the work to get something working on retropie and even blog about it but never think to add it to the source code. I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt and either attribute it to oversight or inexperience. Perhaps I need to do a better job on documentation of the scriptmodules.

    Thanks for being proactive zerojay. It’s appreciated.

    As an aside now that there is some support for x86, we’ll probably be adding the other libretrocores that we don’t currently have in the script in the future and use platform flags to restrict which systems they are installed on pending their performance.

    #117230

    zerojay
    Participant

    Pull request: https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup/pull/1270

    And it’s now integrated into RetroPie-Setup. Update the script and then you can build it from the experimental menu. Let us know how it goes for you.

    We’re looking into building a dialog box to allow you to set your username/pass and enable/disable achievements in the RetroPie-Setup menu. Hopefully we’ll have something soonish.

    #117330

    JustinAiken
    Participant

    Just adding those three lines to the retroarch.cfg has SNES achievements working for me, yay!

    rPi2 + SFC30

    #117809

    KissiKi
    Participant

    Hi all!

    Emulator QuickNESS easy to install from the menu of unstable functions. Remains only to specify it as the core when you first start any NES game (press A the button while the menu is displayed). Achievements works fine.

    I have another problem: Super Mario World 2 (USA) for SNES in my profile at retroachivements.org recognized as Driver 2 Advance (Gameboy Advance). When you run the European version the screen displays a message: In this game there is no Achievement.

    #117870

    zerojay
    Participant

    No idea. You’ll have to ask the guys at RetroAchievements.

    #118389

    darquegk
    Participant

    Can’t wait to see this come to fruition, as I’ve just bought some of my friends Raspberry Pi for the holidays and given them copies of my library to share.

    #120294

    robertybob
    Participant

    Lr-picodrive now supports Sega Megadrive achievements (you’ll need to install from source)
    https://github.com/libretro/picodrive/commit/c3e69f81d86410bce18d0335d2c879bda71285db

    lr-fceumm (NES) has also just received support for achievements
    https://github.com/libretro/libretro-fceumm/commit/613698e7944baf707f69981b398f7f698b5cb94d

    #120307

    dankcushions
    Participant

    It worked for me quite well so far with SNES games. My only issue is that there’s no switch to enable hardcore mode (disables the use of savestates and other cheats) so even though I’m not using savestates, I just get the regular achievement and not the hardcore version. :/

    just added to retraorch. see https://github.com/libretro/RetroArch/pull/2790

    #120458

    zerojay
    Participant

    Nice. Now to re-earn all the ones I already have. Oh well. Thanks for the heads up guys.

    #120461

    robertybob
    Participant

    God I wish it was possible to earn Game Boy/Color achievements 🙁

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