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Arcade Cabinet Upgrade Assistance – Need something that can do it all
May 6, 2023
11:10 pm
Null Value

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March 26, 2022
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I built this cabinet several years ago, I started with a Pi 3, then upgraded to a Pi 4 – have run RetroPie and Batocera.

I recently built a new desktop PC and going to use my old build to power this cabinet now. It’s not a modern powerhouse but should be good enough to run most stuff:

  • i7-4790K CPU
  • 32GB RAM
  • GTX 970
  • 1 TB SSD

The cabinet has:

  • 16:9 1080p monitor
  • Tankstick with trackball
  • 2 SNES-style USB controllers
  • 2 Sinden Lightguns

I’ve never been quite happy with my setup and am hoping that throwing a PC at it will make it easier to set up and customize. I’m wondering if there’s a front-end that can do MAME/Arcade, home consoles, good lightgun support, and potentially even normal PC/Steam games. Can someone recommend a download package that’ll at least get me close to supporting all this? I would prefer something Windows-based.

I’d like the games to be separated out by system, but would also like to be able to set up a couple of different categories like “Lightgun Games” and “Trackball Games”.

What are my options?

May 9, 2023
9:34 pm
Ninja UK
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ok NOT Windows Based , but ready to go certainly with the separate sections would be the new 2tb Batocera bootable ( here)  or maybe look at HyperSpin Attraction for Windows and adding some stuff ( here) Else find a CoinOps for PC Build you like and go from there….

May 10, 2023
4:59 am
Null Value

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Thanks actually I’ve spent the past few days playing with HyperSpin Attraction and I think it’s exactly what I’m looking for, it’s very polished. I just need to sort out a few things with my Tankstick and Sinden configs. But damn that Batocera build looks absolutely loaded… tempting!

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