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Raspberry Pi Gaming

By : Shea Silverman
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Raspberry Pi Gaming

By: Shea Silverman

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)


ChameleonPi is another ready-to-use Raspberry Pi distribution that focuses on the emulation of older computers. The ChameleonPi project was originally conceived to bring older and retro style computers to the Raspberry Pi device. To download ChameleonPi visit:

ChameleonPi includes the following systems:

  • ZX Spectrum

  • Commodore 64

  • Oric-1

  • Oric Atmos

  • Apple II series

  • ZX81

  • IBM PC

  • Atari 800

  • Atari 800XL

  • Atari 2600

  • Commodore Vic-20

  • Commodore 128

  • Amstrad CPC 464

  • Atari ST

  • Gameboy

  • NES

  • SNES

  • Megadrive/Genesis

After booting up your Raspberry Pi with the ChameleonPi image, you should see the following splash screen:

After loading, the ChameleonPi the main menu will be displayed:

ChameleonPi offers a similar way to get game files onto the SD card as RetroPie does. The first is via SAMBA shares. The big difference between the two is that ChameleonPi's password protects the folders. By default, the username is zx and the password is spectrum. Once logged in, you will see a list of folders...