Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine by John St. Clair
Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine John St. Clair ebook
ISBN: 0764556169, 9780764556166
A picture of my project is at http://www.freewebs.com/damascussteel/smallcabinet.jpg. MAME (the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) is a really popular download for the Raspberry Pi, and you can run an increasing number of games on your Pi as developers in the community work on recompiling for (If you want a MAME download for your own Raspberry Pi, Shea Silverman has a handy little tutorial on his site along with the relevant binaries.) . Have you wanted your own arcade machine, but never thought you had the time, skills, tools or money to make a stylish cabinet? With a MAME arcade machine, you and your friends can play your favorite old games, on the authentic controls they were made for. Easy to use so even little kids (or a wife) can hop on it and start playing games. But yes, you could build the Pi into the base of a joystick and wire a stick and button(s) up this way. In my project, I used a Mad Catz 360 Arcade Gamestick. Dismantling and altering these products will void your warranties and nullify any claims that you may have on the making soldering and wiring for their boards more complicated than the simplified boards of third party controllers. Let me state, up front, that neither myself nor Gaming Nexus is not responsible for any damage done to any controllers or products that you buy in an attempt to build your own stick. But you can bring the classic arcade experience back to life, in your own house. I have designed an extremely easy to build, affordable and stylish cabinet. In this article, we're going to show you, step-by-step and with a lot of .