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Puppy Arcade - Retro Gaming Live CD

Posted by Scott Jarvis, | Views: 74,905
Puppy Arcade 11
Puppy Arcade is a FREE retro gaming operating system, with many emulators included for different systems & consoles, plus the multi-system rom browser 'Rom-Loader', and many other exclusive tools.

Plays games from the following systems:

Amiga (500, 1000, 2000, CD32, CDTV), Apple (68k, 128k, 512k, SE, MacOS, Plus), Atari (400, 400 XL, 800, 800XL, 130XE, 5200, Falcon, Lynx, ST, others), Amstrad (CPC, Plus, VEB, others), Arcades (many), Colecovision, Commodore (64, 128, VIC20, PET, others), Doom, GameBoys (GB, GBC, GBA), GameGear, Genesis/MegaDrive, Intellivision, Master System, MS DOS, MSX, MSX2, N64, NDS, NeoGeo, NeoGeo Pocket, NeoGeo CD, NES/Famicom, PC Engine/TurboGrafix, PC-FX, PlayStation, ScummVM, SNES, Wonderswan, Virtual Boy, ZX Spectrum (16k, 48k, 128k, +2, +2A, +3) and more!

Homepage: http://scottjarvis.com/page105.htm

Download:

Download Puppy Arcade 11 (kernel 2.6.25.16): http://akita.scottjarvis.com/puppy-arcade-11-k2.6.25.16.iso
(md5: 13dfecb18315a89f6368f01edcaec80d, size: 179mb)

Summary:

- includes Rom-Loader, a multi-emulator frontend and rom browser
- includes a ROM info database with over 18,000 games supported
- includes detailed descriptions for most of the 18,000 supported
- Rom-Loader can download and display box art for each of your ROMs
- choose your preferred emulator for each system in Rom-Loader
- Rom-Loader supports joypad-only rom-browsing and playing for both players 1 and 2
- Rom-Loader supports custom emulators and emulator settings per ROM
- users can customise the layout and themes of Rom-Loader per system
- simple keyboard controls for nearly all emulators setup by default
- ATI, Nvidia and MESA/Xorg75 driver packages available in the package manager
- most emulators can be accessed directly in Menu->Fun->[emulator]
- nearly all emulators updated, many other changes from the previous version

More info:

Read the Puppy Arcade 11 README file, it's huge (also included in the download).

Screenshots:

Rom-Loader, menu menu:
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Rom-Loader, rom-browser page:
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Rom-Loader, rom-browser page, ROM menu:
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Rom-Loader, recent ROMs:
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Rom-Loader, Settings pages:

Choose your preferred emulators:
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BIOS installer:
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Enable joypad for all emulators:
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Rom-Loader GUI settings:
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Themes:
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Emulator Config Files:
image Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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ProfessorKaos64 11 March 2014 at 1:38 am UTC
How does this compare to Retro Pi?
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