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December 4, 2015 AT 11:00 am

Pi Zero Retro Gaming System #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Make a retro gaming system with Pi Zero. via element14

Now we’ve whipped you up into the prerequisite frenzy, join Christopher Stanton and me as we turn the Raspberry Pi Zero into a Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES, Amiga, Master System, NES and a host of other classic video game platforms. Without further ado:
Classic Games, Classic TV

Flat screen LCD TVs are ten-a-penny these days, but we really didn’t feel like that would fit with the theme of a retro video game. So we took to the charity shop, and found ourselves a classic CRT!

The stumbling block here is that it obviously has no HDMI input, and that’s the simplest option for hooking up a display to the Pi Zero (using a mini-HDMI adapter, of course). But there’s also a composite video output available on the tiny Pi, so that’s where we started.

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