When you get 2 of the scenes top names collaborate on one awesome project, you are asking for sheer fire, and ice! DZ (Darish Zone) has always been a regular here at Arcade Punks, with some absolutely awesome images, and RANSOM, AKA King of the Amiga Builds, has shown nothing but dedication, devotion and pure pain-staking detail to his images – so this is gonna be a freaking KILLER IMAGE!
Darish Zone and Ransom are proud to present Fire & Ice, the ultimate 256GB retro-image! Merging our experience on image producing we pushed the limits of Raspberry Pi3B+ and RetroPie, updated to last version 4.4.9. This is an uncompromised full loaded image, created with precious help and feedback of community, the most famous retrogaming Youtubers and great artists, it feature works by professional graphic designers and musicians, collections with best picks from Drewtalks, Eta Prime, Mad Little Pixel and our special Discord community. it's not your typical compilation pi image, we worked hard to produce asset by our own, like two exclusive gorgeous themes that you will not find anywhere, exclusive custom soundtrack and over 32,000 games. It also have insane production quality on typical DZ manner, all is tested and working, NO games which not run well on Pi, everything is ultra optimized. The Commodore knowledge showed by Ransom on his works also guaranteed an unparalleled level on contents: full Amiga set and demos never seen before, just like hidden and ultra rare gems. We told you about 400 genuine PS1 games? The revolution begins now with Fire & Ice! Features - 60 systems - Over 32,000 games - Image based on powerful RetroPie 4.4.9 - Compatible with Pi3B+ (recommended) and Pi3B - Custom bgm soundtrack by PRMOS, OK, Omega Kid and DZ - 2 exclusive custom themes: ArtPie+ and Gestalt (default) based on Supersweet and Chicuelo themes - Bezel Project installed - Eazy Hax Toolkit installed with new cutom icons - 50 collections included (only 15 enabled by default) - Special collections with best picks from Drewtalks, Eta Prime and MLP - Full Amiga set with full WHDLOAD Demo scene, no disc swap and lightfast loadings - Atari ST set included - Tons of Hacks, unlicensed and rare hidden gems for every platform - Hi quality snapbox with 3-mix art layout - Special screensaver - 400 genuine PlayStation games made from original discs - PBP high performance files - NOT DOWNLOADED - Full Sega CD set, CHD high performance files - Super Nintendo CD with a special selection of 30 games and exclusive bezels - Exclusive bezels for every platform - Huge Commodore 64 set, with over 5000 Games, CRT selection and Demoscene full set - New Commodore system included like Vic-20, Plus 4 and Commodore 128 - Enhanced Amstrad CPC set with over 3000 games included - Atari 800 and 5200 added Thanks to Ransom and his precious talent, this is the best collab ever! Special thanks to Dwayne Hurst and Nico La Rosa for their fantastic themes, we would never make that without your talent! Thanks to Drewtalks, ETA Prime and MLP for their collaborations and passion Thanks to people worked with love and helped make this image unique, they are part of this project Jimiga (graphics) BrutalBassBB (graphics) THX TO ALL THE COMMUNITY AND PEOPLE WHO HELPED AND INSPIRED US! STORMTROOPER, jahitu, Azvarel, Virtualman, Galisteo, Damaso, Arcade Punks, RetroJoe, Thumper, MADMAN, Retro-Junkie, danonino and ALL COMMUNITY!