Makers and developers that enjoy playing retro games and have a Raspberry Pi or any other mini PC ready too be included in a project. Might enjoy building their very own Raspberry Pi powered games arcade cabinet in the form of the Porta Pi Arcade.
The Porta Pi Arcade is available as a kit and measures just under 13h x 9w x 10d inches in size and is available in either wood or acrylic with prices starting from as little as $50 for the wooden pieces and build instructions.
The Porta Pi Arcade kit was originally launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website at the beginning got this year and raised nearly $30,000.
“The Porta-Pi is a desktop-sized arcade cabinet kit. The full kit includes all the parts (except the Raspberry Pi) and detailed instructions to have your own functioning mini arcade cabinet.
The accompanying manual covers how to assemble the Kit and includes a bill of materials identifying where to buy these the parts (websites, item #). There are hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams to clearly showcase each step in detail.
The manual also covers in detail, how to setup, configure, and optimize Retro-Pie for your Raspberry Pi computer. Each step has a screen cap identifying specifically what to type, modify, and tweak to get your mini Linux system up and running.”
For more information on the new Porta Pi Arcade Raspberry Pi powered games machine jump over to the Retro Built Games website for details.
Source: Brico GeekFiled Under: DIY Projects, Geeky Stuff, Top News