You can play retro games with RetroPie. I have NES and SNES installed and have hundreds of games for them.

After installing RetroPie, you will need to put games into the proper folders in order to play them. Some games load with a black border around the game, you can press the Vufine's button to change the display mode, which will make the game take up the whole display

Mario

RetroPie Manual Install: RetroPie Install Instructions

git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup.git
sudo apt install libegl1-mesa-dev libegl-mesa0 libgbm1 libudev-dev libxkbcommon-dev libsdl2-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev libx11-xcb-dev libgbm-dev libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libavdevice-dev
cd RetroPie-Setup
chmod +x retropie_setup.sh
sudo ./retropie_setup.sh

Manage packages
Install core packages

Manage main packages
Install SNES (snes9x) NES (nestopia)

You should hook your Pi up to a monitor to setup RetroPie.

Run Emulationstation

emulationstation

Setup controller: Controller Configuration
When you get to the welcome screen, hold a button to start the controller configuration process.

Transfer roms: Transferring Roms
You will need to put the ROMs for the consoles you installed into the proper folders. It is out of the scope of this tutorial on obtaining game ROMs.

If you have any questions, I suggest looking at the RetroPie Docs.

This guide was first published on Apr 05, 2022. It was last updated on 2022-04-05 19:10:28 -0400.

This page (RetroPie) was last updated on May 19, 2022.

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