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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)

Cave Story

Cave Story is a freeware Metroid/Castlevania style platformer. It is a massive platform adventure along the lines of Metroid, Castlevania, and Terraria. With a long engrossing storyline, a hard but not frustrating difficulty level, and a beautiful setting, the game is perfect to sit back and lose a few hours with. It was originally released on the PC for Microsoft Windows in 2004. Over the years, it has been ported to the Nintendo Wii, DSi, 3DS, Mac OS X, and Linux.

The Raspberry Pi port is possible because the original Cave Story engine was reverse engineered and a new open source engine called NXEngine was created.

Installing and running

Installing Cave Story is very simple. It can be done by performing the following steps:

  1. First, we need to download Cave Story. At the command line, type wget You can also find the source code at and

  2. Next, run unzip cavestory...