Gaming Night Nes Tournament

A couple of years ago I arranged a Nes tournament for my friends. The concept of the Tournament was to play a set of handpicked Nes games that had support for 2-playes. I made up simple rules for the games so they would be quick and also work as a good competitive game in a tournament for a big gaming group. I wrote about the tournament in an earlier post on this blog but decided to look over the games and tweak the rules to make them more streamlined and more fun!

Every game in the list has support for 2-players and are often games where you can choose to go for the highscore or be the last man standing. I choose how many levels you have to play on each game. If both players are still alive at the last stage we pick the player that has the best high-score and that one is the winner. Should your opponent be killed on one of the levels you are the winner 🙂 Simple, fast and fun. We played all these games on a real Nes using a PowerPak Flash Cartridge. A pro-tip to have easy access to the controllers during a tournament with many players is to use the Nes Four-Score Adapter as this works perfect as an extension cable 🙂

  • Ice Climber – Best high-score at the end of the third level or last man standing.
  • Mario Bros (Classic Serie) – Best high-score at the end of the first bonus level or last man standing.
  • Balloon Fight – Best high-score at the end of the first bonus level or last man standing.
  • Life Force – Best high-score at the end of the first level or last man standing.
  • Micro Machines – Pick a level, winner of that level.
  • Battle City – Best high-score at the end of the first level or last man standing.
  • Tetris Tengen – Choose a score, first player to reach that score.
  • Ice Hockey – Winner of one match.
  • Vs. Excitebike (Nds) – 2 player mode. Pick a level, winner of that level.
  • Nintendo World Championships 1990 – Best score (6min 15secs)

Favorites & Hidden Gems for the C64


I have previously written about my memories of the wonderful computer that I grew up with, the Commodore 64! In this post I will be listing some of my favorite games for the system that also are some hidden gems. But this list will be a little different then other lists on the net because I will be listing games that are actually still fun to play today! Let me explain..

The Commodore 64 is an very old system and has sooo many games released, but to be honest.. most of them suck. Back then you purchased games (mostly based of the very cool cover art) and played them over and over even though the game where poorly designed, frustrating, unforgiving and ugly! Today we know better. I have been looking back on the games I played and put my nostalgic feelings aside and just focused on the games that actually where good on the system, and that people still could enjoy today. Thinking, Would a person who never played a game is his life enjoy this game?
Ok enough talk, here is some of my favorite games on the Commodore 64 that I think are great and should be in everybody’s collection!

You have to win the game (2012)
This is an amazing port of a pc indie game. The original game (available on steam) also has this retro pixel design so the game converts very nicely to the c64. And this game is just amazing! Its an open world exploration game with metroidvania mechanics, where you have to revisit old places once you have found different objects and powerups. Great graphics, fun game play, tight and responsive control. I cant believe that this game has not gotten a physical release on tape/disc as this wipes most of the new games that gets physical releases today. Jet Set Willy is overrated, this game is not! Play this now! 🙂 Download


Bruce Lee II (2015)
One of the best games in the platformer genre for the c64 is without a doubt Bruce Lee released in 1984. Bruce Lee is a very fun an challenging game. But not so challenging that you cant finish the game, and that is rare for a c64 game 🙂 But im here to talk about the fan made sequel to the original game created by Bruno R Marcos for the pc back in 2013. He kept the feeling of the original game but added new sprites, enemies and new challenging levels! I was not alone thinking that this game would have been awesome to have on an original c64. In 2015 Jonas Hulten released the converted version of Bruce Lee II for the c64, and he did an amazing job! If you like the original game you really need to go and download Bruce Lee II now!


Bouncy Cars (1994)
There are many overhead racers for the c64, like Rally Speedway or the Super Sprint games but one game that i think beats those games in both control, level design and fun factor is Bouncy Cars! The thing that makes this a more fun game is the car handling, this is a drifting game. Yes a drifting game for the c64! And who doesn’t love drifting 🙂 So this game is all about mastering the controls and the drifting technique to get head of your opponent. You really need to be 2 players when playing this game. Oh and there is a sequel called Bouncy Cars Revenge which is essentially the same game but with new levels.


International Karate – Time Trainer Version (1986)
Int Karate is a real classic game for the c64! With a total of 16 moves this game beats all other fighting games on the system! And it have aged well, still looks great and is still so much fun today as it was back in 1986. But this version that im talking about here is the Time Trainer version released  by The Fall Guys giving the game a much better scoring system! The original version had that “best 2 out of 3” scoring system which i never liked. Instead the Time Trainer version has a scoring bar with 12 points. The player that gets all 12 points of the respective players color is the winner! And the system can get really intense and fun as you “steal” points from each other trying to get all points of one color. This version makes an amazing game even better!


Guns ‘n’ Ghosts (2013)
Two player games cooperative games are always so much fun, my obvious choice would be Bubble Bobble but this newly released game deserves a place in the list! Basically all you have to do is kill all the zombies that spawn on the level. Go to the next level and try to survive as long as possible. One thing I like in particular about this game is the asymmetric game play with the two different characters you play as in the 2 player mode, they have different ways to kill the monsters which makes this a very good cooperative game. Available to purchase from Psytronik.


Super Bread Box (2012)
This is a conversion of a fantastic indie game called Super Crate Box released on PC back in 2011 and ported by Paul Koller to the C64 a year later. Try to survive all the waves of enemies that spawn at the top of a one-screen arena. There is always one crate box on the level an every time you pick one up you get a new weapon, and there are maaaany fun and crazy weapons in this game! As you pick up new boxes you eventually unlock more weapons and levels, which makes this game super addictive! The game is released by RGCD and is available for free or you can order the cartridge from RGCDs store.


Archon (1983)
This is a great 2-player competitive game that mixes both strategy and quick interaction. Each player has a set of magical monsters and creatures with different strength and weaknesses, some are slow but have ranged attacks and some are fast but only uses melee attacks. You can win by controlling the 5 dots on the board or wiping the opponents monsters of the board. The chess-style moment is slow and has strategy, but the fun is when you go into combat and you can move your monster in real time. So much fun! There is also a great web-based version of Archon that you can play here.


Metro-Cross (1986)
This is a great port of the original arcade game developed by Namco that was released 1985 in Japan. The game is very simple, all you have to do is to avoid all obstacles by moving up and down and jumping to reach the goal in time. There are powerups that temporarily makes you faster and invulnerable. But its very tough as you need to be very fast to avoid the obstacles and to catch those valuable powerups to make it to the goal before the time runs out. Very addictive!


VVVVVV (2017)
Back in 2010 Terry Cavanagh released the game VVVVVV and it was amazing! A huge open world to explore with many challenging rooms, and the game only uses one button that switches the gravity, flipping the character up side down. The original game looked like a c64 game with the simple pixel graphics and it had the same feel as Manic Miner/Jet Set Willy with multiple rooms (no scrolling levels) and they all had clever names. So this game just had to be ported to the c64! And this was finally achieved in 2007 by “Unctiover” the port is really good. But sadly it does not feature sid version of SoulEyes amazing soundtrack from the original version. This game really need to be in your c64 collection!


My favorite romhacks

Romhacks are great! Either a rom hack can change an entire game or just change small things. Add new features or fix broken once. Rom hacks that translates an entire game. Or hacks that creates a whole new games. There are thousands of rom hacks out there and new hacks are added frequently to This is a list of some of my favorite hacks for various systems.

Super Mario Unlimited (Nes)
This is my favorite romhack of the original Smb game. The problem with most Mario hacks with new levels out there is that the hackers have no idea what they are doing. Its like a 6-year old kid is playing with a level editor just mashing the buttons, the maps are horrible and dont have any idea or structure behind them. This is where Super Mario Unlimited excels, the maps are amazing! So well designed from start to finish. Just a solid fun adventure that even made me think that this was better designed than the original game, get it now! 😀 You can read my review of this hack here.

Download: RomHacking / TheIsoZone


Super Mario 3Mix (Nes)
This is truly an amazing romhack. Its a total conversion of the original Smb3 with complete new maps and powerups etc. I can actually say that its better than the original Smb3 game *gasp* yes its that good 😀 This hack has sooo many cool and new features that i don’t even know where to start. All new levels, option to chose a character from start, battery-save! and new power-ups, and much more. And a thing i really liked is that the first World has levels from Smb1, the Second World has levels from Smb2 etc, I just loved that idea of mixing in maps from the previous Mario games to this hack. This is a must-have hack!

Download: Official Site


Streets of Rage 2: Multiple Enemies!! (Megadrive/Genesis)
This hack doubles the amount of enemies on the levels, but they have lower energy so its still balanced. The game is still as hard/easy as it has been but now with even more chaos! And it works really well, so much fun to plow through 7 enemies at once with one powerful attack 😀

Download: RomHacking /IsoZone


Bubble Bobble – The New Quest (Nes)
This hack just adds new levels, that’s it! Bubble Bobble is an amazing game and its perfect as it is but this hack adds new levels that makes the game feel a little different. I don’t understand why they aren’t more level hacks for this game. A hack worth checking out if you want some new levels added to the cave of monsters! 🙂


Super Mario Land Graphics Hack (GameBoy)
This is just a graphics hack for the original Super Mario Land for the Game Boy, but wow this is how that game should have looked. Almost everything is changed, from the menu at the top to the backgrounds and sprites. And i just love that new cute super-deformed Mario sprite! You can read my review of this hack here, with lots of comparison images 🙂


Sonic Classic Heroes (Megadrive/Genesis)
Let me ask you a question, what are the two best Sonic games ever created? Thats right, Sonic 1 and 2! How about mashing these two together creating a massive adventure? Also add the feature to play as Sonic, Tails and Knuckles at once, switching between them on the fly! This hack also adds save-slots and lots of options. And the latest version even lets you play the characters from the Sega 32X Knuckles Chaotix! And all the characters in Sonic Classic Heroes have unique skills. One amazing hack!

Balloon Assault (Nes)
Balloon Fight is one of my favorite games for the Nes but no one has created a hack for it, until now. The hacker “Quick Curly” managed to crack the code and was able to create new levels for this amazing game! Not just new levels, new graphics are added to the different levels and many other tweaks where done. Defiantly worth downloading if you are a fan of Balloon Fight 🙂

Download: RomHacking / IsoZone

Super Mario All Stars NES (Nes)
Just like the idea of having a “All-stars” collection of all the Mario games released on the Nes in one file. Smb 1-3 plus the Japanese version of Smb2 aka “Lost Levels” is included. And apparently there is a save feature added too, very cool!

Download: RomHacking

Super Mario Bros. 2 Christmas Edition (Nes)
A very neat Christmas/winter theme hack for Super Mario Bros 2! So many things have been changed to give the game a Christmas touch. Just fun to explore the levels and see all the changes that has been made 🙂

Download: RomHacking

Board Fight (Nes)
Board Fight is without a doubt the best hack out there for Balloon Fight! The hack started as a collaborative hack from the boards at (hence the name of the hack) where users could contribute to the hack with there own level designs. Quick Curly did an amazing job with this hack implementing all the submitted maps with different sprites, not only does this hack feature new levels it also surpasses the original game with a total of 16 levels instead of the original that only had 12. And the best thing about this hack is that Quick Curly managed to remove those annoying bonus levels that I think really interrupting the normal flow of game-play. This hack is really fun and challenging, so find a friend and try to complete all 16 levels if you can! 🙂

Download: / TheIsoZone


Mario Adventure (Nes)

This is more than just a hack, this is a completely new Mario game for the Nes! This hack is considered to be the best ever made for the Nes! New levels, music, graphics, powerups and a new system on how you navigate around and finish levels. So many new stuff have been added that its impossible to cover them all here! One notable change is the added weather effects that change when you enter a new level or an old level you already have played. I still think – and i know many agree with me – that Super Mario 3Mix (that i mentioned above in this post) is a bit better than Mario adventure. But you really need to play them both! Get this now!



Super Pixel Bros & Super Atario Bros (Nes)
These two hacks are just visual upgrades, or maybe i should say downgrades for the original Super Mario Brothers 🙂 The graphics has been simplified, and now look as an very old console and its just beautiful and super cute!

Download Super Pixel Bros: Romhacking
Download Super Atario Bros: Zophar


Excitebike 7 maps (Famicom Disc System)

Excitebike was one of the first games I played on the Nintendo as a kid, and i loved it! The game was fun, fast and addictive. And we spent hours building our own tracks with the level editor. I even built a fansite for Excitebike, thats how much i loved it 😀 But one thing that I always missed where a 2 player mode.Thanks to emulation we can now play the enhanced version called Vs. Excitebike that later was released for the Japanese FDS comsole, and this version had a 2 player mode!  But there was only 3 tracks to play in this mode. But now thanks to the rom hacker BZK you can now compete with a friend in 7 maps instead of 3!

Download Excitebike 7 maps: Romhacking


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project – Weapon Select (Nes)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project is in my opinion the best Turtles game for the Nes. Its essentially TMNT The Arcade game but with better graphics, ai, levels and every turtle got a personal special move! The special moves is vastly different depending on what turtles you choose. They are all fun but the only way to change the special move is to wait until all your lives are gone and then you can change your character. Until now! This very cool hack makes it possible to change weapons and that also changes the special move and you can do this on the fly by just pressing the select button toggling through all the characters. Very cool!

Download the hack here: Romhacking

Party Games – The Essential Selection


We have played many party games on our gaming nights, some of them get phased out but some of them stick and we never seem to get tired of them. In this list I have decided to list just those games, the best of the best, the party games that we want to play over and over on every gaming night.
All the games in this list has support for up to 4 players. Some of them can only be played on console and some just on pc. If you want the bigger party game list you can find it here.

Mashed (Pc, Ps2, Xbox)
I have praised this many times before and wrote a blogpost about it naming it the ultimate party game. Even if you have played it thousand of times or its your first time its still super fun! Even if you play on the same level over and over it has always different and crazy results, where you cheer, scream and laugh at the same time. Don’t miss this game!


Broforce (Pc, Steam)
As of 2015 Broforce is still in development, but we have been playing it since it first started and we never miss an update. This is a highly addictive co-op sidescrolling actiongame. Brofoce has a great tempo with action and fun situations. Every new game has different results as you constantly switch between new characters that have different weapons and powers and they are all so much fun. This is also one of those games that makes you scream and laugh from start to finish.


Speedrunners (Pc, Xbox One)
Another addictive game that works great with 2-4 players. Its quick, simple to learn and very fun! It makes you go “just one more level!” the game is fun right from the beginning but as you learn the levels it becomes even better! So yes its a very addictive game, if you need another fun partygame to your collection be sure to check this one out!


Beach Spikers (Gamecube)
A hidden gem and an exclusive for the Gamecube. You know this is a hit when you notice that its created by Segas AM-2 team. Don’t get fooled and think that this is another boring sports game, as all other games that Am-2 has created its aimed to be a fun arcade game. Its very easy to learn for new players, but also have some more advanced moves that makes that game even more fun. We always have a blast when we play this one, and its perfect for 4 players! A must-have if you own a Gamecube!


Wario Ware (Gamecube)
Exclusive partygame for the Gamecube. This game is actually better in you have never played it before. Wario Ware is one of those crazy Japanese games containing hindered of quick mini-games. This game needs 4 players to be fun, and some of the best partymodes are locked from start so be sure to unlock them. Another must-have game for the Gamecube!


Samurai gunn (Pc, Steam)
This in the best Arena Brawler i have every played! Amazing pixel graphics, great control and simple to learn. Add 2-4 players in one of the many arenas and get ready to laugh and shout at all the chaotic fun stuff that happens, its so addictive! Every person who i have introduced this game to have fallen in love with in just within a couple of minutes, get this game now!

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Clusterpuck 99 (Pc, Steam)
Remember Ice Hockey for the Nes? One button to shoot, one to tackle and also the charge shot when holding the button. Clusterpuck 99 is Ice Hockey on drugs and its sooo much fun! The controls are super simple and everyone knows what to do, just get the ball inside the goal. So this game is perfect as a partygame that everyone understands in just minutes. And its super intense, ending up with screams and laughter 😀 Really recommending this game!


Other related list that i have posted on my blog:
One-screen Arena Brawlers
The best co-op games
Party Games for up to 4 players

RetrospelsmÀssan 2015

rsm_splash_620x383RetrospelsmÀssan v6.0 aka RSM2015 har Àgt rum, och jag plus vÀnner var sÄklart pÄ plats som vanligt. RSM har gjort mÄnga förvandlingar under Ären i formen av nya och större lokaler, och likt förra Äret sÄ befann sig mÀssan i Eriksbergshallen. Nya lokaler och förbÀttringar har alltid vart uppskattat, men detta Äret sÄ var allt exakt som det var förra Äret. Och det Àr ett bra betyg, det betyder att gÀnget bakom mÀssan har lyckats!

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Det roligaste pÄ mÀssan Àr alltid att shoppa spel och prylar. Jag var inte ute efter nÄgot speciellt detta Äret utan ville bara kolla runt, nÄgot hittar man alltid. Och lite spel fick jag allt köpt, och det blev en hel del japanska utgÄvor av diverse spel. Fick bland annat tag pÄ Sonic 1 och 2, de japanska utgÄvorna Àr riktigt snygga, speciellt manualerna som har en massa snygga artworks och skisser.
Köpte Àven en del Playstation spel, vÀldigt billiga sÄ jag passade pÄ. BÀsta fyndet var vÀl Dynamite Cop till Dreamcast som jag fick för 80kr i perfekt skick. MÄnga sÀljer detta spelet pÄ ebay för 150-250kr har för mig att detta spelet inte var alls lika bra som föregÄngaren Dynamite Deka, men ÀndÄ kul att ha.

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Retropie, Tips & Tricks

Jag skrev en guide pÄ hur man pÄ det absolut lÀttaste sÀttet installerar Retropie pÄ din Raspberry Pi 2 hÀr: Och i detta inlÀgget tÀnkte jag gÄ in pÄ lite mer avancerade tekniker och tips för att fixa till sÄ Retropie funkar som du vill.

AnvÀnd FTP för att snabbt kopiera över roms
Det gÄr att kopiera över roms med endast en USB minne som jag beskrev i min förra guide. Men för att fÄ en bÀttre kontroll och överblick över alla roms sÄ Àr det smidigast att logga in pÄ din Raspberry Pi via Ftp. Detta gÄr endast om ni har kopplat er Rp med en nÀtverkskabel och har ett Ftp program installerat pÄ er dator som Àr ansluten till samma nÀtverk. Jag anvÀnder programmet Filezilla.

Först mĂ„ste vi ta reda pĂ„ Ip adressen till din Rp. Om du har ett tangentbord inkopplat skall det bara vara att trycka pĂ„ F4 för att fĂ„ fram terminalen. Men det funkar Ă€ven bra endast med en Xbox 360 gamepad genom att trycka pĂ„ Start nĂ€r du Ă€r i Emulationstation och vĂ€ljer Quit > Quit Emulationstation vilket kommer ta er till termnialen. DĂ€r kommer det dyka upp ett par rader med röd text. Leta upp raden som sĂ€ger “IP Adress” och skriv ner den.

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Starta nu om sÄ ni Àr inne i Emulationstation igen. Starta din Ftp klient och skriv in följande:

Host: 192.168.x.x
Protocol: vĂ€lj “SFTP – SSH File Transfer Protocol”
Logon Type: vĂ€lj “normal”
User: pi
Password: raspberry

Sen skall det bara gÄ in i RetroPi/roms mappen och kopiera över roms till rÀtt kataloger. Obs kopierar ni över roms till en emulator och den inte dyker upp sÄ kan de vara i fel format, se till att de har rÀtt filÀndelse. Ett vanligt fel Àr att de Àr i .zip format vilket oftast inte funkar

Göm oönskade emulatorer frÄn huvudmenyn:
NĂ€r Retropie har startat sĂ„ fĂ„r man se den vĂ€ldigt snygga Gui:n som kallas Emulationstation. Första gĂ„ngen man installerat Retropie innan man har lagt in nĂ„gra roms sĂ„ finns det nĂ„gra system som redan ligger dĂ€r, bland annat IBM, Macintosh osv.. inga system som ni kommer spela pĂ„? DĂ„ gömmer vi dom! GĂ„ in via Ftp och gĂ„ in i Roms mappen. Vill ni gömma “macintosh” frĂ„n menyn, gĂ„ dĂ„ in i roms/macintosh och radera den filen som ligger dĂ€r. Det funkar helt enkelt sĂ„ att om en Roms mapp Ă€r tom sĂ„ syns den inte. eller tvĂ€rt om lĂ€gger ni in roms i en mapp som Ă€r tom sĂ„ kommer den dyka upp i Emulationstation.

Bios-filer för olika system:
Vissa konsoler krÀver bios filer (man kan sÀga att detta Àr sjÀlva operativsystemet för en konsol) dessa gÄr att ladda ner pÄ diverse sidor pÄ nÀtet, tex isozone. Men det luriga Àr vart man skall placera dom. Som tur Àr finns det en lista hÀr som visar vart alla bios filer skall ligga:
De flesta gÄr att lÀgga i Bios mappen som ligger bredvid Roms mappen om ni ftp:ar in pÄ er Raspberry Pi. Men den svÄraste Àr Gameboy Advance sÄ jag tÀnkte beskriva det nu.

Gameboy Advance Bios guide:
Ftp:a in i Retropie och se till att direkt hoppa tillbaka sÄ mÄnga kataloger ni kan sÄ ni kan se mappen opt. GÄ sedan till opt/ retropie/ emulators/gpsp och kopiera över filen gba_bios.bin som mÄste ha en storlek som Àr pÄ exakt 16 384 bytes . Sen Àr det klart!

Snabbknappar och Options meny i emulatorerna:
Om ni vill ha mer kontroll över en emulator, typ att ni vill Àndra om storleken pÄ skÀrmen. StÀnga av filter. Eller byta save-state slots osv sÄ finns det ett sÀtt som funkar i de mesta emulatorerna. DÄ jag bara anvÀnt en Xbox 360 gamepad med Retropie sÄ utgÄrvi ifrÄn den nu. HÀr Àr följande snabbkommandon som jag hittat för att komma Ät menyn och navigera runt:

Options menu: Select + Y
Accept: B
Cancel/Back: A
Exit Options menu: Select + Y
tryck INTE pÄ Y igen nÀr ni Àr inne i menyn för dÄ kommer det fram en Search ruta och ni Àr fast och mÄste starta om systemet.

Det finns Àven snabbknappar för att lÀtt göra en Savestate
SAVE state: Select + Right Button
LOAD state: Select + Left Button
Exit to Emulationstation: Select + Start

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Fullscreen. Större bild och Aspect ratio mm
Det Ă€r svĂ„rt att fĂ„ till en exakt fullscreen bild av emulatorn men det finns lite instĂ€llningar att testa. NĂ€r ett spel Ă€r startat hĂ„ll inne Select + Y pĂ„ Xbox kontrollern för att komma till instĂ€llningarna. GĂ„ till Settings > Video Settings – Aspect > Aspect Ratio Index och tryck höger och vĂ€nster och testa alla de olika lĂ€gerna. Testa Ă€ven att Ă€ndra instĂ€llningarna pĂ„ din tv, vissa har aspect ratio instĂ€llningar dĂ€r och Ă€ven “zoom” lĂ€gen.

En annan sak du kan testa Àr att Àndra upplösningen för emulatorn. Precis nÀr du startar ett spel frÄn Emulationstation sÄ kommer terminalen fram. I ca 3 sekunder sÄ stÄr det en text som förklarar om du trycker X pÄ tangentbordet (ja du mÄste ha ett tangentbord inkopplat för detta) sÄ kommer du till en meny dÀr du kan Àndra mellan en massa olika video instÀllningar för emulatorn. Kanske kan finnas nÄgon instÀllning dÀr som passar din tv bÀttre.

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Analog plus Digital kontroll pÄ Xbox 360 kontrollern
DĂ„ de flesta kanske föredrar att spela sina retrospel med det digitala styrkorset sĂ„ kanske det finns vissa som Ă€ndĂ„ föredrar den analoga spaken. Xbox 360 gamepaden Ă€r ju Ă€ndĂ„ kĂ€nd för att ha en vĂ€ldigt dĂ„lig d-pad. Med hjĂ€lp av en vĂ€ldigt lĂ€tt instĂ€llning sĂ„ kan man aktivera den analoga spaken PLUS att den digitala funkar samtidigt, detta borde vart aktiverat frĂ„n början tycker jag. SĂ„hĂ€r gör du iaf: NĂ€r ett spel Ă€r startat hĂ„ll inne Select + Y pĂ„ Xbox kontrollern för att komma till instĂ€llningarna. GĂ„ till Settings > Joypad Mapping > User 1 Analog to digital. Ändra frĂ„n “None” till “Left Analog” Thats it!

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Retropie, den lĂ€ttaste installationen!

Att installera Retropie pÄ en Raspberry Pi 2 var inte sÄ svÄrt som jag trodde. TvÀrtom, det var otroligt lÀtt! Jag var rÀdd dÄ jag inte har nÄgra kunskaper om linux alls, och har aldrig haft en Raspberry Pi. Jag förvÀntade mig att behöva trixa en massa med skumma kommandon i en terminal men nej, det var inget meck alls. Jag behvöde inte ens koppla in tangentbord och mus!

Jag köpte en Raspberry Pi 2, till detta behövs en HDMI kabel och en micro-usb-till-usb-sladd för att fÄ ström. Jag anvÀnde ett MicroSD kort pÄ 2gig (Retropie Àr ca 1,8gb sÄ jag rekommenderar ett större kort dÄ det knappt fÄr plats nÄgra roms pÄ ett 2gb kort) och en Xbox 360 kontroller med usb sladd.. thats it!

Kortfattat sÄ slÀnger man bara över Retropie pÄ sd kortet, det startar direkt. Men det saknas en massa emulatorer? Vart Àr Nes, Megadrive, n64 osv? Oroa dig inte, dom finns dÀr i bakgruden. Dom Àr bara osyndliga för att du inte har nÄgra roms. Allt du behöver Àr ett usb-minne med lite roms sÄ Àr allt klart sen. Super lÀtt. Följ instrktionerna hÀr: [OBS Denna guiden Àr skriven Mars 2015 och jag har anvÀnt Retropie 2.6]

1. Ladda ner senaste Retropie
2. Koppla in ditt MicroSD till din pc (med valfri usb adapter) och kör igÄng programmet Win32DiskImage och skriv över Retropie imagefilen till SD kortet.
3. Koppla in MicroSD kortet i din Retropie och starta Retropie
4. Koppla in din Xbox 360 kontroller nÀr Retropie Àr igÄng (eller emulationstation som frontenden heter)
5. NÀr emulationstation/retropie Àr igÄng sÀtt dÄ i ett tomt USB minne, vÀnta i ca 60 sekunder. Retropie skapar en mapp pÄ usb minnet. (rekommenderar ett usb minne med en ledlampa pÄ som blinkar nÀr nÄogot skrivs till eller frÄn den, sÄ vet du nÀr det Àr klart)
6. Ta ut Usb minnet och koppla sedan in det i datorn. Du kommer se en mapp som heter ROMS pÄ USB minnet
7. Kopiera in valfria roms i katalogerna som du ser i ROMS katalogen. nÀr du Àr klar ta ut USB minnet frÄn datorn
8. koppla in USB minnet i Rasperry enheten igen, vÀnta en stund.. kan ta lÄng tid om du har lagt in mÄnga roms.
9. Starta om retropie och nu har det plötsligt dykt upp fler emulatorer, och alla roms ligger nu dÀr!

Thats it! För mer avancerade tips och tricks, kolla in mitt andra Retropie inlÀgg hÀr.


Kan Ă€ven meddela att Xbox 360 kontroller, bĂ„de med trĂ„d och trĂ„dlösa funkar direkt utan att behöva göra nĂ„gra instĂ€llningar. Bara att koppla in receivern och starta kontrollerna 🙂