Need technical help for a portable N64 emulator

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by TwinRetro, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Global Moderator

    Global Moderator
    Aug 29, 2008
    Hiatus Hell
    Okay, check it out. I am taking on my very first high-end hardware mod. In all reality, i'm probably making a brand new thing.

    I want to take a n64 controller, hard-wire it through USB to a Raspberry Pi and also hardwire a MicroSD card slot into it, mod a screen into the top of the N64 controller, hardwire that, run it all from a very lightweight version of linux, and wrap it all up in said N64 controller.

    My questions are these:

    1. Would this even be within the hardware limitations?
    2. If so, what version of linux would you recommend?
    3. If I can get this off the ground, would anyone be interested in buying one?

    I won't need to worry about the emulator, I already have a majorly chopped and hacked version made for small screens (all options pre-set, runs full screen on bootup with controller driven ROM menu, etc...)
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  2. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

    Sep 29, 2008
    United States
    Not sure about buying one, but I can't wait to see some pics once it's done. What system(s) are you planing on emulating?
  3. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

    Sep 8, 2009
    One's inner self
    you should mod one of these into it

    second official controler = Multiplayer :D