Stock LibreELEC and retro gaming?

  • Thanks robmcc83 and Mario77

    Followed the above retroarch and ES installation guide, I've managed to play my favorite beat'em up arcade game the "Warriors of Fate" using my very modest Rpi3A+. Not completely without issues but solvable with a little more tinkering.

    1. won't work with the cutting edge mihouse testbuild, am using the latest stable build

    2. won't work with external USB audio (no Chord Mojo), pi HDMI audio output is fine

    3. joypad button mapping could be tricky, my first time had got the center playstation button (Dualshock 4) mapped as START. so every time I want to play I bounced off back to the retroarch interface. My recommendation is to map the button A to X, button B to O, button X to SQUARE and button Y to TRIANGLE if you using playstation's joypad. Objective : X is always the action button and O is always the back button.

    4. for mame game, the rom directory name is "mame", tried "arcade" but won't work

    So far so good. Thank you again for your knowledge sharing.

  • Hello everyone,

    I would appreciate any help or like to know if anyone else has experienced the problems I am having.

    I'm trying to run games within LibreElec using RetroArch and IAGL. An external launcher is preferred than the default RetroPlayer as suggested for playability.

    OS: Latest fresh install of LibreElec(9.1.501) imaged to SD card using LibreELEC USB-SD Creator.

    Addons: Latest gamestarter and zachmorris installed from zip then repositories(RetroArch, IAGL)

    Hardware: RPi3, generic PS2 bluetooth controllers, Logitech wireless usb keyboard/mouse combo

    I'm having some issues following the helpful guide written by robmcc83 located here:

    Stock LibreELEC and retro gaming?

    I successfully get to this step in the guide: "Now connect you preferred controller as retroarch will autoconfig it when you launch."

    Controller works perfectly.

    However when I launch RetroArch the following dialogue box appears: Exit Kodi and run RetroArch?

    I select Yes.

    The screen goes black, then the RetroArch splash screen appears for about 2 seconds and then the Kodi Leia 18.4 splash screen appears and I'm back at the Kodi home screen.

    I have the following guide and can run a game with RetroPlayer(poorly pixelated and bad audio) but RetroArch just won't even run as I have mentioned above:

    1. Setup · zach-morris/plugin.program.iagl Wiki · GitHub

    Does anyone have any idea of what is going on please? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.