NEW GUIDE: John Park’s NES Cart RetroPie Game Console @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit
In this new guide, you’ll learn to re-purpose an old game cartridge to build a retro, stylish enclosure and hand grip for a tiny-yet-awesome RetroPie gaming console! All based on a Raspberry Pi Zero and the Joy Bonnet for plug-and-play controls.
The Pi Zero-based RetroPie has enough power to run emulators for GameBoy, NES, Atari 2600, and even SNES! Plus, you can decorate them however you like, and they’re cheap enough to make as a nice, custom gift — especially for friends who were stymied by worldwide shortages of official retro gaming consoles…
Check out the guide, and have fun building and playing your own NES Cart RetroPie Game Console!
You can also take a look at the build video from John Park’s Workshop Live:
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