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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