Running SNES Classic Mini Emulator on Raspberry Pi

snes_classic

I could see it coming. The emulator installed on the famous Nintendo and SNES Classic Mini consoles can run on a Raspberry Pi because they share similarities in their hardware. Do you have one of these and want to know more?...


You won't need much to dumpe the kernel and everything is explained in the link at the end. With respect to your Raspberry Pi (could also be worth another board based on ARM), you need the emulator called canoe-shvc (when I find the download link I'll put it here), ROMs of games with extension .sfrom (here you have a script in Python to convert it) and install a few dependencies and commands, all from Raspbian Stretch:


sudo apt install -y libsdl2-dev
sudo ln -s /opt/vc/lib/libbrcmGLESv2.so /usr/lib/libMali.so
sudo ln -s /opt/vc/lib/libbrcmGLESv2.so /usr/lib/libGLESv1_CM.so

Edit the file /boot/config.txt and add:


hdmi_group=2
hdmi_mode=85

Make a file run.sh and you can play any game with ./run.sh game.sfrom:


#!/bin/bash
fbset -vyres 1440
./canoe-shvc -filter 3 -rom "$1"
fbset -vyres 720
xrefresh

Link: board.byuu.org

Link: github.com > A detailed guide to installing games on the SNES Classic by DNA64.

Link: github.com > Tool that allows you to add more games to your NES/SNES Classic Mini


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