Our pals over at @joypadbar had an idea for a new retro video gaming night – Video Game Democracy – a change to settle age old gaming arguments by voting on which games should get played next. Sonic vs Mario, Street Fighter vs Mortal Kombat, Pacman vs Donkey Kong – the audience will decide! [GGSGamer review here]
We knew right from the start that a Raspberry Pi would be ideal to run this [jump to the build]. Self-contained (and thus easy for Joypad to transport and setup), all we’d need would be a TV and some push buttons and we’ve got ourselves a voting machine!
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