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June 4, 2013 AT 2:32 pm

Retro Gaming Console with Raspberry Pi

I’m a child of the 1980s. Miami Vice! Skinny ties! Big hair! And every town had at least one good video game arcade.

Thanks to the super affordable Raspberry Pi and some clever software, anyone can re-create the classic arcade experience at home. Adafruit brings the genuine “clicky” arcade controls, you bring the game files and a little crafting skill to build it.


A basic control setup can be assembled without any soldering! Jumpers plug straight into the Raspberry Pi GPIO header.

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