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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Raspberry Pi Arcade Game High Score DIsplay for Multiple Locations

This Instructable will show you how to use a Raspberry Pi board with an existing computer monitor to create an arcade game high score display for your home or office. You and your family or your co-workers can keep an eye on the latest high scores and get into a little trash talkin'. Since the display pulls all of the information it needs from the internet, you can have multiple displays showing the same in ...

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Raspberry Pi / Lego Ball Machine

In previous posts I detailed how to: Build a Lego marble pump Use C# and Pulse Width Modulation to control motors with the Raspberry Pi Use C# and OpenCV with the Raspberry Pi Camera Module Each one of those projects are pretty interesting in their own right but what would be really cool is to combine them all together. So I did. Check it out – I recommend full screen. The marble pump, motor control and bas ...

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Stream games to your Raspberry Pi 2

Moonlight is an open source implementation of NVIDIA's GameStream protocol. Moonlight allows you to stream your full collection of Steam games (and other applications) from your GeForce Experience compatible PC to any supported device and play them. These instructions will help you build your own embedded Moonlight device using the cutting edge unofficial port of Moonlight 2.0 for the Raspberry Pi 2. Needed ...

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Kids Build – Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet

We wanted to create an arcade cabinet as a fun project for the kids at our (Coventry) Makerspace, as a group project that could encompass many different skills and techniques, give them a 'big build' to be proud of as a talking point in our Makerspace... and, of course, a fun way to play our favourite arcade games, old and new! The kids participating in this project are aged from 8 to 12 years of age. They ...

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Raspberry Pi GPIO game

You will need... -Raspberry pi model b+ with raspbian and Python 2(which should come with raspbian) -HDMI monitor and cable -3 tactile push switches -Breadboard(you can get by without it be connecting straight to the buttons, but this also works as a stand for the buttons) -male to female wires (or, in my case, male to males with a ribbon cable) -Power supply Step 1: Setup You should know how to connect you ...

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Raspberry Pi Emulation Station

Have you got a Raspberry Pi but not sure what to do with it? Well, I'm going to show how to turn it in to a 'console' doing this will allow you to play any game you like from the older platforms. I would recommend this as your first project as it requires some knowledge of the Pi life. Step 1: Recourses Items: Raspberry Pi: B or B+ Keyboard mouse screen SD card INTERNET ACCESS Tools: none required Step 2: S ...

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Willy the Self-Driving Toy Car

 For our final project, we built a self-driving car that takes in inputs for a final destination and drives itself from its initial location to the final destination. The idea for this final project requires an LCD to display the location that the car is already at and allows a user to input coordinates for where he or she would like the car to drive itself to. By using a GPS receiver, the car can track its ...

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Simple Handheld controller for Raspberry Pi

So I recently programmed a small game with python that was completely controlled by a few GPIO buttons. Over the past few days, Ive been messing around with it, finding ways to make it better, when I decided, with my small breadboard, it would be really easy to turn that three button breadboard into a three button controller. So now, there are two buttons on the top, in easy locations for your thumbs, and o ...

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Mini Arcade Cabinet Project

Cabinet is made from 6mm mdf with 12mm mdf base. My own design inspired by full size cabs and other designs ive seen around. Parts - Raspberry pi model B with 8gb sd running retropie 2.3 7" lcd and control board removed from an old portable dvd amplifier and speakers from old computer speakers 12V 3A power supply (lcd, amp, lights and fan run on 12v) adjustable 3A switching regulator set at 5.2V for the pi ...

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