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Advanced Arcade on Recalbox (EN)

Voljega edited this page Dec 8, 2017 · 19 revisions

This page is the follow-up to Easy Arcade on Recalbox

BestArcade4Recalbox

You can find here a list of the most important mame games and their working status on mame and fba_libretro : BestArcade4Recalbox

ClrMamePro

In order to verify the roms your have, you can use clrmamepro, and use the clrmamepro tutorial

All the arcade systems on the Recalbox

You have now access to up to 4 systems in last version of Recalbox (mame, imame4all, piFba, fba libretro) and one "fake" system Neogeo. You can chose the core you want to use in recalbox.conf

piFBA

Recalbox (all versions)

imame4all

Recalbox (all versions)

  • imame4all is recommended for older games that does not run in piFBA
  • It uses the mame romset version : 0.37b5 (July 2000)
  • Size : 1.86GB
  • Romsets emulated : 2 270 (includes clones etc...)
  • Active Sets 2241/2241
  • ·Parents 560/560
  • ·Clones 990/990
  • ·Others 690/690
  • ·BIOS: 1
  • Samples: 35
  • CHDs: 0
  • roms folder: mame
  • You can find the list of compatible games in your recalbox at /recalbox/board/recalbox/share/roms/mame/clrmamepro/imame4all_gamelist.txt
  • You can find the .dat file with rom checksum for clrmamepro at /recalbox/share/roms/mame/clrmamepro/imame4all.dat
  • If a game doesn't work with imame4all (MAME 0.37b5 romsets), you can try lr-mame2003with a MAME 0.78 ROM set

lr-mame2003

Recalbox (since v3.3.0-beta-11)

  • lr-mame2003 is more recent mame emulator than imame4all. It brings new games compatibility and is only available on RPI2
  • It uses the mame romset version : 0.78 (December 2003)
  • Romsets emulated : 4,705
  • Active Sets 4705/4705
  • ·Parents 1042/1042
  • ·Clones 2039/2039
  • ·Others 1624/1624
  • ·BIOS: 15
  • Samples: 56
  • CHDs: 56
  • roms folder: mame
  • You can find the list of compatible games in your recalbox at (coming soon)_
  • You can find the .dat file with rom checksum for clrmamepro at /recalbox/recalbox-os/master/wiki/dat/mame2003.dat

libretro FBA

  • libretro FBA is a libretro version of FBA. It brings new games compatibility and is only available on RPI2. For exemple, it's the only one can lauch capcom CPSIII games.

Recalbox (v3.2.11)

Recalbox (v3.3.0-b7 to v3.3.0-b14)

  • It uses the FBA romset version : FBA 0.2.97.36 which is based on MAME 0.161 (April 2015)
  • Romsets emulated : 3 743 (includes clones etc...)
  • Active Sets 3743/3743
  • ·Parents 802/802
  • ·Clones 2408/2408
  • ·Others 533/533
  • ·BIOS 6/6

Recalbox (v3.3.0-b15 to v4.0.3)

Recalbox (since v.4.1.0)

Neogeo system

The Neogeo system is not an emulator itself. You need to configure the core to use in recalbox.conf. This will allow you to visually separate the NeoGeo games from the other arcade games, they will appear as a dedicated system in Emulation Station

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