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If I want to install a prepackaged image can I do so? or do I need the official Freeplay image? Do you suggest that I edit ur prepackaged image or do I retrofit my image with your code? I am a kickstarter backer awaiting my kit. I think it should get here sometime next month.
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#2
Can you explain a bit more about what you would like to do? I can then offer a suggestion.

We have a pre-made SD image. We also have instructions/scripts to modify an existing Raspbian installation.
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(09-22-2017, 06:57 AM)Flavor Wrote: Can you explain a bit more about what you would like to do?  I can then offer a suggestion.

We have a pre-made SD image.  We also have instructions/scripts to modify an existing Raspbian installation.

Lets say I want to install a prepackaged image for the zero...like the ones listed on websites like arcadepunks can I just add scripts to that image to make it work with the freeplay?
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#4
Yes. That's how it's meant to work. Most people will just grab the premade image, but you can add the scripts and run them to get the Freeplay Zero/CM3 functionality working. I think it should work on any RetroPie image (and likely anything based off of Raspbian).
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Also, I was just informed that http://www.gamewizard.ca/ has a new image in their downloads section that works on Freeplay Zero. I have not tried it.
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#6
Just curious, why would Game Wizard make a special image for the FPZ? What is the relationship?
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#7
There's not much of a relationship. From what I understand, he lives in the same city where RetroModding is located. RetroModding mentioned that the GW guy is working on a lot of scripting and such, and I thought it'd be pretty good to have another guy that knows the operating system level stuff working with the Freeplay Zero. I sent him a unit (actually an older GPA board), and he's been playing with it on and off for a while now.

From what I understand he has a whole bunch of scripts that he maintains (that makes up the GameWizard environment) and he just added them to the Freeplay Zero SD image. I guess I don't know the internals of all that, but I think it's probably the same process that he'd use when a new RetroPie image was released. So, he has a FPZ and he just makes a GW that runs on it.

For me, it's been good to have someone I can ask technical questions about settings and scripts and such. Otherwise, I guess it's nice to have another option for users, but I wouldn't say it's the recommended way to set up a Freeplay Zero. I am always interested in having more options for people, though. I think I mentioned it to you before, but I'd really like to see a RecalBox image set up for the FPZ. I haven't messed with it at all myself, but I know that some people really prefer it.
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#8
Wow thanks for taking the time to explain the background story. It's really informative. What a nice community!
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