My Video Game Arcade Machine, Modded Arcade1UP, RetroPie On Raspberry Pi! ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ•น๐Ÿ‘พ -

My Video Game Arcade Machine, Modded Arcade1UP, RetroPie On Raspberry Pi! ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ•น๐Ÿ‘พ

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Wanted to show you my video game arcade machine, using RetroPie on a Raspberry Pi 3 inside an Arcade1UP video game cabinet.
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RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi, ODroid C1/C2, or PC into a retro-gaming machine.
The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote teaching of basic computer science in schools and in developing countries, but has become extreme popular among video game enthusiasts.

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  1. What .img are you using? if you know? I know you said bought in from a private party. Not suree I agree with leewprice about it being "That looks like the Virtualman arcade bliss build" ?

  2. Cool machine!!!
    Did you build it yourself or purchase it that way?

    Ball park price?…would be a great addition to my office

    Wrestlfest, operation wolf and final fight were my arcade favs

  3. My favourite game arcade game is a game called ki ki Kai kai I got a arcade set up myself

  4. Do threes 1up machines take up a lot of space? I live in a 1 bedroom apt.

  5. Nice cabinet! Wish I had one, specifically Rush the Rock or San Francisco Rush 2049

  6. Fantastic video! I got the Raspberry Pi 3 back in 2017 and it's amazing what the little thing can do. I really like the way you have everything set up inside that 1Up cabinet.

    I haven't touched my Raspberry Pi 3 for quite a while though because I'm on the computer mostly, and there's this neat little front end program called Forgotten Worlds which runs thousands of games, Nintendo, arcade, Sega, etc, and it lets me use my PS4 Dual Shock controller plugged into the USB port. So I can switch between watching your YouTube videos and playing Super Street Fighter II with a click of a mouse. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    I am truly a video game aficionado. It would be pages and pages if I had to list my favorite games because I've played a majority of all of them (the ones available on the U.S.A. at least) but some I'd like to mention are: Space Invaders which was really remarkable at the time. I played Pong but that was quite boring, but when Space Invaders arrived, there was this dumb colorized film on the screen that made it look like the things on top were red, green in the middle, and clear (white) on the bottom. The thing that impressed me was all of these sprites were moving around at the same time, you had the destructible shields which was mind blowing to me, amazing sound effects, and then if that wasn't enough, a little U.F.O. would appear randomly!

    Another favorite I'd like to mention is Pac-Man. This was all the rage growing up on the Boardwalk on the east coast. It was so captivating and I would literally dump pounds of quarters into the cabinet so I could keep playing and playing for hours. There were always people standing around asking, "Can I try next?" You always wanted to try and go further and further and watch as many of the cut -scenes as you could, and of course it sped up each level you gained making it more and more intense (and frustrating!). I loved playing all the spawned off games too: Ms. Pac-Man, Baby Pac-Man which was half arcade game and half pinball game, Pacland, Super Pac-Man (which I had played for 8 hours straight when I figured out a pattern but I had to stop to go to school), etc, and I even enjoyed playing Pac-Man World on the PS2 despite its mediocre ratings.

    As I said, I can literally go on and on about video games. I saw you had some cue sticks in the back ground. You wanna play some 8 or 9 ball some day? ๐Ÿ˜

  7. I remember as a kid When friends from Sunday school would come over and they would stay till the evening service and you find out they're an indoor kid and they just wanted to stay in and watch TV or play video games on beautiful days. I loved being outside playing .Needless to say it was very disappointing

  8. Cool to see someone else you loves Popeye. I always thought it was very under appreciated.

    My favorite will always be Galaxian. Itโ€™s one of the few games I was ever good at. Loved Bump nโ€™ Jump, Joust, Food Fight. Most I canโ€™t remember the names. I never cared for anything Pac-man related though.

    There was one I recall liking a lot. It was a vertical shooter like Commando, but in the old west, where you could ride on horseback and jump onto moving trains.

  9. Fun I bet you have fun with that. ๐Ÿ™‚ My favorite are like outer world's or Skyrim or and older Madden football games.

  10. Magical Drop 2 and 3 from Neo Geo were amazing. Arkanoid 2 was great too. Tempest 2000 from Atari Jaguar and the original Half Life (PC game). Jumpman and Jumpman Jr from Atari 800 XL or Commodore 64 is is my favorite pre Nintendo game. The best and most realistic pinball game was Pinball soccer in 1998 (PC game) Most of the other pinball games are too easy and don't have that perfect feel that you're actually playing a pinball machine.

  11. Double Dragon by far is my favorite arcade game .

  12. I enjoy all your works on a arcade1up is there a way to contact you i like playing rpgs on snes and nes

  13. I donโ€™t like setup like yours as itโ€™s not โ€žpolishedโ€ product that gives you feel of almost genuine product e.g. 4P Simpsons rom for 2P controls :/ better pick few games that you are going to play and work on overall experience.

  14. That looks like the Virtualman arcade bliss build. I have the 128gb version running on my homemade bartop. I love the front end audio and visuals. I'm like a kid in a candy store. 2701 arcade games ๐Ÿ˜Š

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