Configure RetroAchievements (EN)

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Challenges/Achievements with RetroArch

The website [retroachievements.org] (http://www.retroachievements.org) proposes challenges/achievements/trophies on platforms like NES, SNES, GB, GBC, GBA, Genesis/Megadrive, TurboGrafx16/PCEngine. This challenge functionality has been added little by little to RetroArch.

Creating an account

You must [register] (http://retroachievements.org/createaccount.php) on [retroachievements.org] (http://www.retroachivements.org).

Write down your nickname (Username) and password (Password) because they will be used to configure RetroAchivements in Retroarch.

Account Activation in EmulationStation under Recalbox 4.0.0

Options Jeux> Options de Retroachievements

Connect your keyboard Open the EmulationStation Menu (Start button) Go to Game Options> Retroachievements Options

RetroAchievements > ON
Username > introduce your username
Password > your password

Account Activation (manually) under Recalbox 4.0.0

Edit the file recalbox.conf

via ssh with PuTTY and the command nano

nano /recalbox/share/system/recalbox.conf
or
WinSCP with the text editor Notepad++

Add the following lines and replace username and password with the ones you choose during the registration.

## Enable retroarchievements (0,1)
## Set your www.retroachievements.org username/password
global.retroachievements=1
global.retroachievements.username=username
global.retroachievements.password=password

Save your recalbox.conf, reboot your Recalbox.

Configuration of compatible emulators/cores with RetroAchievements.

Not every libretro core is compatible with RetroAchievements.

Here is the list of emulators/cores operating with RetroArch/RetoAchievements

Display the menu of Emulationstation (Start button)

Game options > Advanced >

  • NES > EMULATOR LIBRETRO > CORE QUICKNES
  • SNES > EMULATOR LIBRETRO > CORE SNES9X_NEXT
  • GB/GBC/GBA > DEFAULT
  • MEGADRIVE > DEFAULT (picodrive)
  • PCENGINE >DEFAULT (currently this is not supported by the libretro core)

Here is what it may look like on your RetroAchievements page, or you can find the challenges to achieve.

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To view the challenges/trophies in RetroArch, simply activate the RetroArch menu (Hotkey + B) Quick Menu> Achievements list

For a list of compatible games see [this page] (http://retroachievements.org/gameList.php)

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