On Sunday, December 10th Richard Menedetter muttered...
I am VERY vary with such things. Also I think that any RetroPi whatever else is a much better, cheaper and much more versatile. You can use PS3 Bluetooth controllers or USB replicas of different controllers (SNES, NES, Genesis, ...)
It depends on what you're after. I have a RetroPi set up with 128 GB of stuff -- which is near the complete set on some systems, and everything you'd want to
play on others.
However, I've started building a cart collection again as a kind of side hobby.
I think it's cool to have them in hand. At first I was using the original systems for this. The problem there is the connections a) are an extreme pain. For example I have a Atari 2600 -> VCR (for the RF adaption) -> RGB out -> RGB to HDMI -> HDMI switch -> Receiver. Now I could elimiate one of those (the RGB to HDMI, by getting a VCR with HDMI... but that's hard to do; or get an expensive device to do the same thing).
...or I can use the Retron, Polymega, et. al., and go direct to HDMI with good upscaling and and so on.
...and still use carts, which is just fun :D
When I'm lazy, don't knwo what to play, etc., I still go direct to the RetroPi,
but like I said... I enjoy this (somehow!) :D
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