I have always wanted to own my own arcade. I have been playing around with the Raspberry Pi since the first model came out back in 2012. Once I saw the performance of the pi 2, I knew it was time to build a custom arcade. I started this project in July of 2015 and finished this build back in November 2015, but have not had a chance to put together an article. I will soon be upgrading the pi in my arcade to the Raspberry pi 3.
I had based my build off of the following article. I chose that article because it was one of the best 2 player setups I had seen. Below is a brief overview of the parts and the software that I used. (more…)