How to build an old school game emulator using the Raspberry Pi

How to build an old school game emulator using the Raspberry Pi

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This is such a fun and easy project for anyone born in the 80’s or 90’s.  It can also be a great gift for someone born during that time. It does not take a long time to put this together and you will be playing your old favorite video games from when you were a kid.

This walk through will get you setup with the emulators you do need to supply your own ROMs which is the images for the video games.

Here is a list of systems you can emulate.

  • Amiga (UAE4ALL2)
  • Amstrad CPC (CPC4Rpi)
  • Apple II (Linapple)
  • Atari 2600 (Stella) (lr-stella)
  • Atari 5200, and Atari 8 bit series: 400, 800, 1200XL, 600XL, 800XL, 130XE, XEGS(Atari800)
  • Atari 7800 (lr-prosystem)
  • Atari Lynx (lr-handy)
  • Atari ST/STE/TT/Falcon (Hatari)
  • Commodore 64 (Vice)
  • FinalBurn Alpha (PiFBA), (lr-fba)
  • Genesis/Megadrive (DGEN), (lr-Genesis-Plus-GX), (lr-picodrive)
  • Game Gear (Osmose), (lr-Genesis-Plus-GX)
  • Game Boy (lr-gambatte)
  • Game Boy Color (lr-gambatte)
  • Game Boy Advance (gpSP), (lr-gpSP), (lr-vba-next)
  • Intellivision (jzIntv)
  • Macintosh (BasiliskII)
  • MAME (AdvanceMAME), (MAME4ALL-Pi), (imame4all-libretro)
  • MasterSystem (lr-Genesis-Plus-GX), (lr-picodrive), (Osmose)
  • MSX (lr-fmsx)
  • Nintendo 64 (Mupen64plus) (lr-mupen64plus)
  • Nintendo Entertainment System (lr-fceumm), (lr-nestopia)
  • Neo Geo (GnGeo-Pi), (PiFBA), (lr-fba)
  • PC (DOSBox), (rpix86)
  • PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 (lr-mednafen-pce-fast)
  • Ports
  • PlayStation 1 (lr-pcsx-rearmed)
  • ScummVM
  • Sega 32X (lr-picodrive)
  • Sega CD (lr-picodrive)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (PiSNES), (snes9x-rpi), (lr-armsnes), (lr-catsfc), (lr-pocketsnes), (lr-snes9x-next)
  • Vectrex (lr-vecx)
  • Zmachine (Frotz)
  • ZX Spectrum (FBZX), (Fuse)

 

Supplies you will need

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