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Pi Gaming Station

This project is from 2016 so information may be outdated.

Retro Gaming Stations

All are good choices. Pick the one best for your hardware/roms:

Raspberry Pi Basics

Raspberry Config

raspi-config

Raspberry Config File

/boot/config.txt
hdmi_force_hotplug=1
hdmi_drive=2

Setup 7 Inch Car Color Monitor

First Retro Gaming Pi with Raspberry Pi 1 using analog video output to a 7" Car Color Monitor.

Edit config.txt:

# uncomment the following to adjust overscan. Use positive numbers if console
# goes off screen, and negative if there is too much border
overscan_left=22
overscan_right=38
overscan_top=-22
overscan_bottom=-24

# uncomment to force a console size. By default it will be display's size minus
# overscan.
framebuffer_width=480
framebuffer_height=300

# uncomment if hdmi display is not detected and composite is being output
#hdmi_force_hotplug=1
hdmi_ignore_hotplug=1

# uncomment for composite PAL
sdtv_mode=2
sdtv_aspect=3

For more options see http://elinux.org/RPi_config.txt

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