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Noob to Flashing

I was watching a youtube video on how to Flash a USB Drive with an image for playing games off emulators by booting from the USB drive. (I apologize if that sounded weird really new to this)

specifically this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YPAXvS-NW4&t=498s

it made me think that I could flash like one of the premade image files like for raspberry pie specifically [64gb]-Great.White.North-Damaso.and.CoinJunkie

from

https://www.arcadepunks.com/pi-images-downloads-page/

when I tried to boot the image all I got was a black screen with a blinking underscore, am I wrong for thinking this would work? Currently trying to flash the image again unto my USB drive to try again as I thought it was an issue that the USB was formated incorrectly (starting to think that it didn't matter how it was formatted)

 

If i'm wrong is there anywhere I can find those premade games included Image files for PC? As I'm building my first arcade cabinet (been doing alot of research) was going to use a raspberry pi 3B but after watching how easy it was in that video up above thought "Man that doesn't look too hard, I could buy a used cheap PC and it will run faster then the Pi would and I could emulate ps2 and N64 games better on it then the pi would run" mostly wanted to use a PC so I could run smash brothers better on my arcade unit.

 

Would love your advice, if you know where I could download or torrent the premade images, could you drop a link by chance?

Thanks

 

LDSG_Mish (complete noob)

Wow

You are super-confusing yourself...

Rasbperry Pi (or Pi IMages) wont work on PC.

So you want a PC Image for PC , no problem, lots of choice....

CoinOps (PC) , cp78 all hits, Hyperpie PC , Hyperspin, Launchbox, and packs-r-us , plus so much more, just check out the posts on this very website!

When on t his site and you  hit any of the downloads sections simply click NFO to see the files INFO (geddit?)

Hope this helps...




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