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RetroPie

PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:55 am
by Rusty
So, having done a quick search of the forum I can see Raid has one of these already.
I've just bought the same set as Raid (i think, having looked at his photo).
Any tips?

I'm mainly looking to run Mame (I have loads of ROMs somewhere) but up for any others stuff but need to find the requisite ...erm...'data'.

Re: RetroPie

PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:36 pm
by eVoL
Emuparadise is an amazing site for.... data.
As is Pleasuredome if you want to go the torrential route.

It's pretty easy setting up, there's a bunch of good guides.

Re: RetroPie

PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:52 am
by Rusty
Cool, should be delivered today but I'm at work so will miss the delivery and then have to wait to collect it another day.

Re: RetroPie

PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:34 am
by Raid
What evol said.

The only bit I thought was even remotely tricky was the bluetooth joypad setup. If you're using a wired one, then all you're really doing is copying the OS file onto an SD card and plugging everything in.

Re: RetroPie

PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:03 am
by Rusty
It'll be a wired 360 controller so all good there then.
Now to search all my HDD stacked in a corner to find the one with my MAME files on it....