Questions tagged [retropie]

A retro game console for the Raspberry Pi.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
338 views

Recovery of SRM save game file from Retropie corrupt SD card

I've been googling at this all night and have found multiple conflicting methods of recovering/formatting/saving corrupt SD cards but i'm a complete n00b with both Raspberry Pi and Linux. Basically ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

RPi 3 B with Raspbian, LibreELEC and RetroPie?

Can anyone tell me how to install Raspbian, RetroPie and LibreELEC on the same SDcard. I just bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I downloaded NOOBS and could only see, even with wired connection to the ...
9
votes
2answers
56k views

What is the “Hotkey Enable” button supposed to be?

I have installed RetroPie on a new Raspberry Pi and went to set up a controller. After pressing all the buttons as requested, I was prompted to select something for "Hotkey Enable". What is this ...
9
votes
4answers
53k views

RetroPie & PS3 Controller over Bluetooth

I've got a Raspberry Pie 3 (w/ built-in BT), and RetroPie 4.0.2 is installed and working on it. I've got 2 brand new PS3 controllers (I do not own a PS3) and they work with the RetroPie over the USB ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

KeDei 3.5 SPI TFT LCD with Retropie

I am working on an on the go Retro-pie system. I needed a screen to go onto it so I picked up a KeDei 3.5 inch TFT LCD. However when I received it, I found out that it only works with a specific image ...
1
vote
1answer
497 views

Monitor Displaying “No Signal” with RetroPie at Powerup

I'm in the process of building a game console using RetroPie and a Raspberry Pi 3. I'm connecting the Pi to a monitor via HDMI, and I'm powering both using a power strip with an on/off switch, to ...
1
vote
1answer
278 views

Pi Zero, Retropie on top of Raspbian?

I know you can install RetroPie on top of Raspbian on a Pi 3 but what about a Zero W? Do I need to get a different setup script and install RetroPie or do you just do everything the same way and it ...
1
vote
1answer
460 views

(RetroPie) (MAME) Are there prewritten ROM sets that fit into specific Micro SD sizes?

I noticed the MAME sets at Archive.org MAY work with Retropie OS, but it's over 200 GB, and I was wondering if there was any way of knowing which games will or won't run, or if there were prewritten ...
1
vote
1answer
338 views

Raspberry Pi 2 and Retropie from Mame cabinet to Pi

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 and have the latest (at writing this thread) version of Retropie running. My goal was to 3d print a handheld device to run retro games for my son. Backing up a ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Flashing cursor or completely blank screen on boot after making changes to the sdcard from another computer

This started as yet another black screen of death post and I read the other posts where things basically fell into two camps; your image is corrupt and reflash. your hdmi is not being detected ...
1
vote
1answer
384 views

Connect to a remote RaspBerry running RetroPie

I'm building a game station for a friend and a need a way in to the Raspberry from my home. It can be as simple as a remote FTP server but the ideal solution would be a VPN that gave me total control ...
1
vote
1answer
589 views

Raspbian (Jessie) boots into tty7 then reverts into tty1

So I installed Raspbian Jessie onto my Raspberry Pi 3 because I want to use RetroPie and Stretch doesn't support it yet. I installed Raspbian just fine, it boots and works as expected. After that I ...
1
vote
1answer
303 views

Why is boot crashing on preliminary keymap with Retropie? (Pi Zero) [closed]

Disclaimer: this is my first time working with a Raspberry Pi, but this feels more broken than it should be. I've installed the Retropie 3.8.1 image on to my micro SD card, and tried to boot it up on ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Raspberry Pi Imager Not Recognizing sd card

I bought this canakit raspberry pi 4 and I have been trying to get retropie flashed on to this sd card, but raspberry pi imager is not recognizing the sd card. The card isnt bad because otherwise the ...
5
votes
5answers
22k views

SD Card Showing as 30 MB on a 32 GB Card. Can't Format, Can't create a partition table

A couple of days ago I received a new 32 GB SD card from Sandisk. Upon arrival, I flashed the Retropie 4.1 image for the Pi Zero onto it. I then put the card into my Pi, and plugged it in. Nothing. It ...
0
votes
2answers
555 views

Retro Pi, OSMC , Raspbian? All-I-One?

I’m new to raspberry Pi. I have just ordered the Raspberry Pi 3 model b. There are a few things that I would like to do with it. The first would be to use l Retro Pi, the second would be to use OSMC ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Can I use a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A instead of a powerboost 1000c to a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero and to make it rechargeable I need a Powerboost 1000c (from https://www.adafruit.com/product/2465) would I be able to supplement this for a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A? This ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Installing dolphin on Retro Pie on raspberry pi 3 on Debian

I've installed Retro Pie and I would like add a Wii/GameCube emulator called dolphin so I can play Super Paper Mario. I know the internet has said that it's too slow IDK. I've installed a version from ...
0
votes
1answer
724 views

Help with 3.5" display

i have a 3.5" display that works perfectly but i don't know how to connect it to GPIO. I'm searching on internet, but i am finding nothing. how can i make it work? I need to force video output to GPIO....
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Online Updater Not showing up in Retro Pie

I was following a tutorial on how to enable cheats in Retro Pie, but when I go to Retroarch Online Updater does not show up. Can someone please help me? Side question: When I press select+x on my ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How do I set up live Twitch streaming from RetroArch on a Pi 3?

I have been tinkering with Raspberry Pi's for a few years now and have some experience with installs, command line and using SSH e.t.c... I currently have Pi 3 with Retropie 1.6.3 installed and I can ...
1
vote
1answer
634 views

Street Fighter 3 not working on startup (retropie)

I have a retropie and I want to play street fighter 3 on it. So I downloaded the zip file (sfiii3.zip) into the /roms/fba/ directory and when I try to run the game the screen goes black and then goes ...
-1
votes
2answers
128 views

up GPU proformance on pi 4

I have an overclocked pi4 running retro pie. I would like to boost the GPU performance.. Here are my overclock settings: #uncomment to overclock the arm. 700 MHz is the default. over_voltage=6 ...
1
vote
1answer
684 views

Analog psp thumbstick not working with analog to digital converter on Pi model 2

I am working on a portable RPI 2 retropie (another version of Raspbian) powered game console. I have bought an analog psp thumbstick, and an mcp3002 analog to digital converter, that I want to use for ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

My Raspberry Pi 3 B Cant Connect To My New Wifi Router

I Just got a new NETGEAR RAX80 Nighthawk Router and my Raspberry Pi 3 B (not plus) running retropie won't connect to my wifi. I've tried: Making sure my SSID has no underscores. Connecting it to LAN ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

double boot on the same PI

I have a pi for 2usages: retropi watch video from netflix into the pi-linux (standard) Today the pi boots with retropi interface direclty and if i want to watch videos i have to quit ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

How do I create a shortcut to EmulationStation/RetroPie from Raspbian?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian via the NOOBS installer. I recently installed RetroPie on top of Raspbian with the setup script retropie_setup.sh. This allows me to start EmulationStation ...
5
votes
5answers
6k views

How do I control GPIO-connected fan via code at a certain CPU temperature?

I have just bought a 5v Pi fan for my Pi3. I'm using Retropie 4.1 for the OS. I have connected the red and black wires of the fan to ground and GPIO 18 respectively. How can I get the fan to start ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

No HDMI after retropie restart, every time, multiple micro sd cards?

So I install the latest image of retropie, and boot it up on my rpi3. Plug it into my hdmi arcade cab, connect to wifi, add games from pc via wifi, force audio to 3.5 or I'd have no sound, restart, ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

“Hotkey Enable” NOT showing up during button config?

We are currently working on fitting our TMNT Arcade1Up with a retropie and have gotten stuck. We have all of the 4 players installed properly (as far as we can tell) and have worked on button mapping ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

How to run emulationstation and Node.js at the same time?

I started my first foray into raspberrypi this past week. I have a few goals. The mail goal is to install Node.js and homebridge so I can automate a bunch of RF outlets and turn things on/off using ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Wifi (Whole Wifi, not only the pi's) doesn't work when the Pi is connected. How Do I fix that?

If I connect my Pi Zero W to Power, My Home Wifi stops working. If I ask my Echo what Time it is before its plugged in, it will say the time. After that. It wont. Same for Opening Websites How Do I ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Boot menu with retropi or desktop

I get a pi 4b and i installed raspbian on it. The main purposes for this pi is: netflix retropi So i installed raspbian and retropi soft on raspbian. Then i found a way to use netflix on chromium. I ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Sudo nano problem [closed]

I run the command in the screen shot though ssh to my raspberry pi. All I get is a blank file. I know the file exists, and has code in it, but nano must've not understood me. Here is what I get when I ...
1
vote
1answer
602 views

Using Wii Classic Controller With I2C/GPIO on RP2

I'm planning on creating a Retropie system to install into my car for roadtrips. The controller I'd like to use is a Black Wii Classic Controller. Had I seen (Configure Wii Classic controller on ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

Error rebuilding RetroArch around ffmpeg

I was trying to get ffmpeg on RetroPie and I got to rebuilding RetroArch. However, I got this log: = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Installing dependencies for 'retroarch' : ...
0
votes
3answers
132 views

copy sd card through terminal

I'm trying to back up my retro pie SD card in case of corruption, but Retro pie does not have a desktop environment, so can't use the sd card copier tool. Is there some terminal command to do this? I'...
0
votes
1answer
295 views

Is there a way to take bigger resolution screenshots via retroarch rgui option?

I am running retropie 4.x.x the latest version. When taking a screenshot during a game via the rgui it saves the screenshot with a resolution of 853*480. Is there a way to get retroarch to save them ...
1
vote
3answers
127 views

How to choose a suitable display for pi 3 B+?

I'm currently looking for a display 5 inches or less for my PI, but there are a lot of information and since I'm quite new to the world of raspberry I'm looking for some help and guidance on where ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

How do I use the left analog stick as a d-pad in RetroPie?

I have a Switch Pro Controller paired to a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ to play games in RetroPie. I would like the option to use the leftthumb stick on my controller as a d-pad when playing systems that ...
2
votes
2answers
31 views

Installing RetroPie

I currently have a Raspbian desktop computer based on Raspberry Pi 4. I am planning to install retropie. Bought a new sd card for this purpose to have a dedicated Retropie sd card. Do I need to buy a ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

Rpi ILI9341 2.8" 240 x 320 5110 SPI TFT LCD Screen Setup Problem

I ordered a cheap 2.8 inch ILI9341 screen from Amazon (https://www.amazon.co.uk/240x320-Screen-Serial-Module-ILI9341/dp/B07MXH92RL/ref=sr_1_12?dchild=1&keywords=spi+screen&qid=1589230039&...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Retropie - Cable-connected PS3 Controller crazy/ghost moves

Greetings to the community! I have set up my raspberry pi 4 with retropie, connected it through an HDMI cable to my monitor and boot it ready to play. I connected a PS3 controller I own through a ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

GPIO Power off on shutdown with retropie

i asked this question before but i have added a diagram to explain it more clearly. I am building a retropie arcade machine with a raspberry pi. I have added a shutdown / startup button to shutdown ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

How to cut power to gpio pins on shutdown

I am working on a project where i am using a pi running retropie to make a homemade arcade machine. i have wired and coded a startup/shutdown button. i would like to set up the pi n such a way i can ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Could not get EGL Display - Starting RetroPie

I have manually installed RetroPie, using the terminal and some tutorials.. Finally ready to start everything up... and then get this error: Error Creating SDL window! Could not get EGL display ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How to disable password

I was getting ready to upgrade from a raspberry pi 3b+ to a pi 4 for retro pi gaming. I updated my SD card to prepare it for the new board, but I got a little "surprise". After the card was updated it ...
0
votes
2answers
720 views

Mapping gamepad controls in RetroPie (for MAME2003 arcade games)

I want to remap some game-pad controls for a specific game (in this example it is Missile Command) When I use select + X buttons on my game-pad to bring up the menu and select Port 1 Controls I get ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

How to overwrite the inputs in Retropie for specific emulator/rom?

I have a Pi3 flashed with Retropie connected to a Switch Controller via USB. The controller mapping seems off. I can't seem to play in KOF97 properly. I want to remapped it. Right now it mapped ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

How to disabled sidebar image on RetroPie?

How do I hide the images on the side (highlighted in red ) ? I want to display the game full screen. Please advise.

1
2 3 4 5 6