RasPi Two-Player Arcade Coffee Table

Here is my version of the Raspberry Pi arcade coffee table. I got the idea from other great instructables on here and wanted to share my experience with the build. The table can play games from multiple video game eras including NES, SNES, Sega, Playstation, and N64 (N64 requires the Rpi 2). Protip: if you are building 2+ controllers, be sure to install the hidden gem Super Mario War and get ready for heate ...

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Build an arcade machine powered by raspberry pi for a low budget

So I was inspired by the projects I saw online like the NaCade and the Porta-Pi, and wanted to build somthing similar. Problem was, as a 13 year old kid, I don't really have that much money to spend, apart from gift cards. So instead of trying to follow a guide and save some more money, I build this thing! This is for a good project for people who don't have the cash to buy cast acrylic or ply wood sheets, ...

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How to create a Scratch game with Makey Makey controller on a Raspberry Pi

In this instructable you'll learn how to make a simple game in Scratch on a Raspberry Pi; to make the game more fun you will be controlling it using real world objects (fruit and vegetables) via a Makey Makey. You will need: A Raspberry Pi mini computer An SD card or MicroSD card (depending on which Raspberry Pi you have) formatted with the latest version of Raspbian A USB hub (only if you're using a Raspbe ...

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Tabletop Arcade Mame Box for Raspberry Pi

Hello! Welcome to the build of a 2-player tabletop Arcade emulator! The box is constructed of laser-cut 6mm Baltic Birch, and aside from the wooden parts, you will need. A Raspberry Pi - I used a B+, but B will also fit. Looking forward to trying a v2.0! An Arcade Joystick/Button combo. I got my kit from eBay, seller 4partyfun. It includes 2 joysticks, buttons, and a XinMo USB interface. Wood Glue. I use ti ...

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How to Build a Handheld, Raspberry Pi-Powered Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a great little mini-computer for playing classic video games from your childhood. But, thanks to its small size, it's also possible to turn it into a portable handheld game console that plays your favorite titles, from NES to N64. I call it "The eNcade". The eNcade is a Kickstarter project up for pre-order, but with a little engineering and soldering skills it's not crucially difficult t ...

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Raspberry Pi in a NES Case – Part 1 – Wiring up the front panel and external connectors

Raspberry Pi is a great project computer, it's cheap ($35), runs Linux (or Risc OS) and has lots of resources available aroudn it. When mine arrived, I didn't really know what to use it for, but then it hit me: I can build an emulator box for all the NES and SNES games that I loved to play as a child. The goals for this project were: Build an emulator box to play NES/SNES games Use the original NES case Use ...

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Using A Joystick On The Raspberry Pi Using An MCP3008

While browsing eBay looking at electronics stuff I found a few interesting items to connect to the Pi. The first item was a small 2-axis analogue joystick. They are similar to the thumb-sticks you would find on a modern games console controller. These modules are cheap and easy to connect to a circuit so I decided to get one. The outputs are analogue so you need a mechanism for the Pi to read these voltages ...

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Pi Ball – A Spherical and Interactive Raspberry Pi 2 Case

Here were my requirements - Use a Pi (Raspberry Pi 2 in the case) - Spherical case, that can be bounced, kicked, thrown - Accelerometer onboard to monitor the motion of the ball - Wireless everything! Wireless keyboard/mouse, networking, sound and video (Pi Ball in on! LEDs on! Wirelessly connected to the screen in the background - running the accelerometer tracking program.) Project by sections The Pi Ball ...

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Raspberry Pi RetroPie Gaming Station (Optimized for N64)

Do you want to relive your N64 childhood days or like older games and want to play Zork? How are we going to do this you say? Well, this tutorial is for you! We are going to build a RetroPie Gaming station using a Raspberry Pi. It will emulate almost every gaming system from DOS to Sega to N64. You can play any game from most consoles and have up to four players or more. A portion of this tutorial was taken ...

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Bartop Mini Retro Arcade – Raspberry Pi and Customised Icade

"Approaching" middle age, wanting an excuse to play with a Raspberry Pi, and having great memories of 80s games (mainly spectrum, sega master system, neo geo, and Atari ST) i decided to build a mini arcade machine / retro emulator. Hopefully some of the things i learnt and successes (as well as mistakes) i made along the way will help others as others helped me. Step 1: The Kit As a guide this is the kit i ...

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