I recently installed raspbian and after that I installed retropie on my pi 3 B+. I installed emulationstation-dev from experimental to get the KID ui mode like this:

The KIOSK UI mode works fine but with the KID mode I get This error:

The selected UI mode has nothing to show, returning to UI mode: FULL

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It's displaying this message because you have no games tagged as kid games.

To tag a game as a kidgame, in Full mode, scroll until the game you want to tag, press Select, then select Edit This Game's Metadata.

Scroll until Kidgame and toggle to On.

Now you have at least one game tagged as Kidgame, and then Kid mode will work.

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