Virtualman and 2play, the Ronald and Reggie Kray of the Retropie World, return with a granite image, “The Community V7” – A Emulation Station and Attract Mode based image for your Pi 3b and 3b+ ..

** IMPORTANT NOTES **
All Virtualman images are pishrinked – on FIRST BOOT you will see splash screen video load, right after you will see blank cursor
(THIS is NORMAL) as it’s AUTO expanding drive behind the scenes (GIVE IT AT LEAST 1-3 MINUTES TURN IT OFF/THEN REBOOT)
AND ALL WILL BE OPERATIONAL!) After rebooting your pi (WILL TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO RESIZE AND ITS DONE)
BEFORE it gets into ES. Then it will be normal boot next time.
NOTE: IF YOU KILL IT it wont expand and you ll get errors that you have 0KB space and wont save any settings you do afterwards and will give you errors in any emulator.

**IN A NUTSHELL**
**100% COMPATIBLE Pi3B and Pi3B+ – RASPIAN STRETCH 4.4.2 PRE-INSTALLED.
25 Systems: Total 8333 games, 2307 ARCADE, 85 PSX, 300+ N64, 55 SEGACD, 6 DREAMCAST, and all top portable/console/arcade/pc systems.
**I DO NOT ENDORSE ANYONE MAKING ANY MONEY WITH THIS BUILD, ONLY FOR HOBBY AND TESTING PURPOSES!**
All same customization from 6.3 and several added post fixes, splash videos, music , scripts and of course Pi3B and Pi3B+ Ready/updates

**SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT**
This is the COMMUNITY EDITION – I dedicate this build to all Retro-Gaming Community that provided lots of feedback and guidance over the several months!
I want to thank **EVERYONE** on Discord, youtube, INTERNET in general for all the help/support!

**RELEASE NOTES**
** EMPHASIS – TARGETED ALL DECADES 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000+ there is something for everyone that should bring back good memories! **
** EMPHASIS – To be clear why I’m doing this work – it’s pure 100% passion for Retro-Gaming and nostalgia. This is NOT a competition and NOT for resale purposes. **
*IMPORTANT: N64 as you all know not all will load (some won’t load at all and some requires press A to tweak emulator to load etc…).
*IMPORTANT: N64 I want to leave this library with you to tweak so one day emulators (software and hardware) will get better overtime to hopefully run these n64 games. You can delete as you see fit.
*IMPORTANT: Dreamcast, N64, requires retroarch/emulator tweaking to be optimized, it’s best if you OVERCLOCK in some case.

** ADDITIONS **
– 8000 to 8333 total quality roms!
– Console systems: (Atari 7800 & Daphne)
– Top 4 Daphne and works with controller (no keyboard required)
– Pre-Installed and configured VMAN 6.3.x Arcade Only Bezel Pack!
– Change retroarch to save autostates to /home/pi/RetroPie/saves/
– Tons of artwork fixes and gamelist.xml optimization
– Compressed several system video snaps (much smaller in size and quality acceptable)
– Compressed splashscreen & mp3
– Updated RetroPie to 4.4.2
– Added script (Factory Reset Controller) comes in handy and need to be connected to INTERNET
– Added some preferred pre-loaded themes. All work well and tested and most themes support collections.
– Added extra layouts for Attractmode for new added systems and future systems.
– Added No Intro Collection for several systems
– Added 4 new music track

** FIXES **
– asplashscreen.sh changed -o both to -o also to fix audio volume for GPIO pins.
– vidoemodes.cfg fixed few lines that had corruption
– Mappy Arcade now loads
– Tons of small minor Arcade / n64 tweaks (emulators.cfg) modified and please share if you have any tweaks for any other games.
– Overclock setting set to 1500mhz vs. 1550mhz for Pi3B+
– Attractmode Video pause issue, set Video decoder to “mmal”
– Retroarch for all systems not saving on exit and enable/disable auto save/load state should work now.

** FEATURES **
– Pre-Pishrink
– 35 top music collection (not annoying but you can customize or disable for RPMenu)
– 15 top random splashscreen videos on boot (can customize)
– Compressed all ROMS (zip) and CD based games (PBP,CHD,CSO)
– 6 Ports (Quake Bundle, Duke Nukem 3D & **BRUTAL DOOM!**)
– Note: Best experience with keyboard/mouse but controllers have limited functions and it works.
– Completely cleaned and revamped all artwork (skraper.net) and all gamelist.xml optimized with more meta data.
– Most ROMS gone through and have at a minimum artwork (mixart and video snap).
– Hands down the best lightweight (simple to use) AttractMode aka Hyperspin (Just under 450MB)updated layouts/themes/artwork (highly optimized and for all systems!!!!!)
– Pre-Generated top 15 ES Custom Arcade Classic collections, enable all of theme by default. Enable/Disable from ES->Start->GAME COLLECTION…
– Custom Arcade Bezels (Arcade Old School) collection

**EMULATIONSTATION FRONT-END BASICS**
– When in Game (for all consoles and Arcade):
START+SELECT (returns you back to EmulationStation)
X+SELECT (RetroArch configuration, ex: set overlays/bezels/shaders etc.)
– When in Game (for Scummvm)
CTRL+Q or F5 (returns you back to EmulationStation)
– When in Game for Ports and PC/Stratagus
X+SELECT will work only on few games, but you can easily quite from in game menu and it will take you back to ES.
– When in Game (for Daphne)
Y (insert quarter)
Select (returns you back to ES/Attractmode)

**ATTRACT FRONT-END BASICS**
– When in Front-End, press
UP or DOWN will select system and press A
– Once in selected system, UP or DOWN to select game and you can still navigate LEFT or RIGHT to jump from system to system.
– At any point in system you can press “SELECT” to access the Display System Menu
– If you want to boot back to EmulationStation – Press “SELECT” and select RetroPie and select “Switch to EmulationStation”
B+UP (this simulates pressing tab on keyboard to access main menu)
Start (to exit Attract Mode, this will not shutdown will take you prompt but just type “sudo shutdown”
Y (Randomize game)
– When in Game (for all consoles and Arcade):
START+SELECT (returns you back to Attractmode)
– When in Game (for Scummvm)
CTRL+Q or F5 (returns you back to Attractmode)
– When in Game (for Daphne)
Y (insert quarter)
Select (returns you back to ES/Attractmode)

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