I’ve not been writing much lately, but I have been keeping busy! As 2021 draws to a close, I wanted to reflect on everything I’ve done the past year. Things I learned, things I built, and what’s to come for 2022.Continue reading “Twenty Twenty-One in review”
If you’re wanting to use a different OS such as RecalBox or Batocera, it can be a little challenging to get working because the included Picade X Hat (which controls sound and the joystick) only has a setup script for Retropie. Officially, other distros are not supported.
I had been using Recalbox on my other arcade machine, but I wanted to try Batocera this time; I love its simplicity, UI, and the default themes look great!
Here are the steps I had to take to get it working with the Picade. This assumes you have a Mac, Raspberry Pi 4, and a USB keyboard for setup.Continue reading “Using Batocera Linux on a Picade Arcade Machine”
Last year, before the birth of my first son, I was able to get creative and decorate the nursery. Being a huge fan of video games (and retro style graphics!) logically I chose a Super Mario theme for the room and set about making plans to create a large wall mural and other themed objects (as well as doing the boring adult stuff like flooring and painting the walls).Continue reading “I made a Super Mario Themed Nursery”