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The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, originally known in Japan as the PC Engine, is a home video game console joint-developed by Hudson Soft and NEC, released in 1987.
|Emulator||Rom Folder||Extension||BIOS||Controller Config|
|lr-beetle-pce-fast||pcengine||.7z .ccd .chd .cue .pce .zip||syscard3.pce||/opt/retropie/configs/pcengine/retroarch.cfg|
|lr-beetle-supergrafx||pcengine||.7z .pce .zip||syscard3.pce||/opt/retropie/configs/pcengine/retroarch.cfg|
Accepted File Extensions: .7z .ccd .chd .cue .pce .zip
Place your PC Engine/ TurboGrafx-16 ROMs in
The BIOS file is only needed to play CD-based games.
The BIOS file must be named: syscard3.pce
Place your syscard3.pce file in
Working BIOS files:
|Super CD-ROM System (Japan) (v3.0).pce||38179df8f4ac870017db21ebcbf53114||6d9a73ef||This is the prefered BIOS for lr-beetle-pce-fast and should play all games.|
|TurboGrafx CD Super System Card (USA) (v3.0).pce||0754f903b52e3b3342202bdafb13efa5||2b5b75fe||Most games work, but some Japan games will not.|
lr-beetle-pce-fast and lr-beetle-supergrafx utilise Retroarch configurations
Add custom retroarch controls to the retroarch.cfg file in
For more information on custom RetroArch controls see: RetroArch Configuration
PC Engine CD
It is important that the image file (usually
.bin) and the CUE file (
CUE files are just text files containing a description of the CD. If you have files named like:
Akumajou Dracula X.bin Akumajou Dracula X.cue
then ensure the first line of the CUE file contains:
FILE "Akumajou Dracula X.bin" BINARY
Any of the following are wrong and will not work:
### extension has incorrect case FILE "Akumajou Dracula X.BIN" BINARY ### file name has incorrect case FILE "AKUMAJOU DRACULA X.bin" BINARY ### does not match the actual file name FILE "Akumajou_Dracula_X_-_Chi_no_Rinne_(NTSC-J)_[KMCD3005].bin" BINARY
Switching Emulation Station to the TurboGrafx-16 logo:
If you are from the United States it is likely that you had the TurboGrafx-16 rather than the PC Engine. If you want EmulationStation to show the TurboGrafx-16 graphics instead of PC Engine then you should create a file /opt/retropie/configs/all/platforms.cfg with the following contents (note this requires at least v4.1.6 of the RetroPie-Setup script).
Once this is done, please update any of the currently installed PC Engine emulators from RetroPie-Setup and Emulation Station will now use the TurboGrafx-16 logo.