With the help of Retro Pie’s special key setup, I’ve lost many hours of progress playing Link’s Awakening.Continue reading post "#2606"
I got my controllers working on my retro pie. I just had to press random keys on the keyboard until I found one that opened the controller config.Continue reading post "#2597"
I bought myself a new Raspberry Pi, for use as a Retro Pie (video game emulator).Continue reading post "#2595"
I installed RetroPie, a project that is built on top of Raspbian but with numerous emulators and a special interface that can be operated by a gamepad. It seems like it would be cool to condense all of my video game systems and even my oldest Mac (an SE) into a tiny box. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to do much with it since I have to figure out how to get games onto it. It doesn’t have a web browser or other normal Linux stuff accessible from its special interface.
I also installed OpenElec, a media center. It has a dedicated interface meant to be operated by a remote control, though since I don’t have one of those, it operates a bit slowly by mouse. It has various media applications that can be installed from its interface, basically one for each of any online services. I installed quite a few and watched some old commercials on GetTV.
I’m thinking maybe I’ll eventually get a second Raspberry Pi to use as a media / gaming center. It’s easy to dual boot them using BerryBoot. It would be cooler if I could figure out a way to more easily switch between them, rather than rebooting. opensource++
I bought a rapberry pi with breadboard kit. Going to do some experiments. I may try it as a NAS, home web server, video game emulator, and media center. May get several for long-term use if I like them enough.