2 posts tagged with "RetroPie"


My last post was about Building a retro gaming machine in a day- where I got a Raspberry Pi 4, a PS4 controller, and installed RetroPie. It was a blast to play some SNES, PS1, and Amiga games. But like usual, I seem to have more fun tinkering with these things than playing games for hours on end… I recently stumbled on an interesting project called re3 - a reverse engineering project of the original Grand Theft Auto 3. After a little reading, I discovered the project had excellent Linux support…

I have wanted a retro gaming setup for about 10 years! I have dabbled with a little emulation of older consoles from my childhood - things like Sega Mastersystem, Playstation 1, and Amiga 500 emulation. In the past, I just set up an emulator on my Linux laptop (Thinkpad BTW) played around a little, tweaked some settings, then got bored. The problem was I wanted more games, more emulators for different platforms, and a proper controller instead of a keyboard/mouse. However, the biggest thing I…