Retro-gaming with Recalbox

Retro-gaming and emulator have an important place in the Raspberry Pi community! And what if we could have a system that combines all emulators games under a single distribution? This is now possible thanks to Recalbox.

nroZoF1GWhat it Recalbox ?

Recalbox is a destribution intended for retro-gaming, created from scratch by a french developer Mathieu alias DigitalLumberjack.

The advantage of Recalbox is its ease of installation and use. In just 5 minutes your Raspberry is ready for many hours of emulation and retro-gaming.

Moreover, Recalbox has the advantage of offering many emulators in a single distribution. Thus, it is not less than thirty consoles become available, from simple arcade emulator to PS1.g

A compatible emulator with joysticks

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Recalbox has the big advantage of natively supporting most joysticks, allowing you to find your favorite games like on a real console.

It can go to your usual joystick Xbox or Playstation or in pure retro style with a NES controller whose aftershocks with a USB plug, without forgetting the arcade joysticks Terminals.

From Raspberry PI 2 model, we can even play several with four USB ports.

 

 

The required equipment to make an emulator with the PI

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To benefit from this unique retro experience, it will bring the necessary equipment to install Recalbox on your Raspberry PI :

  • – A Raspberry Pi. The latest to date is the “PI 3” With performance improvement over previous versions that offer a more fluid use.
  • – A Micro SD card of 16 GB to a minimum and ensuring that the format of the card is compatible with the version of Raspberry.
  • – A power supply (a micro USB cable will do).
  • – A keyboard in order to install Recalbox.
  • – A joystick (Always better than a keyboard to play).
  • – A box to protect the Raspberry from dust and falls.
  • – And of course a screen display.

 

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Anis REDJIMI
Étudiant en Master 2 : Gestion et Droit de l’économie numérique parcours commerce électronique à l’Université de Strasbourg, évoluant à la base dans le domaine du marketing, j’ai appris à être à l’affût de l’information et à suivre la tendance du marché, ce dernier qui tend à se digitaliser, d’où mon vif intérêt pour le E-commerce et les nouvelles technologies.

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