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    Hi all

    Now I know a few of you have done this but I can’t find the threads.
    I have an amazon fire tv that I use for watching a tv source that will remain un mentioned.

    I am very very keen in getting it running a few retro emulators
    Mainly NES SNES and Mega drive
    With Mame if possible too.
    Storage wise for Roms isn’t an issue as there is a 4tb drive sitting waiting solely for this purpose.

    What I would like is any advice or guidance from you lot as like I say I know a few of you have already done it.

    My other option is to mod a wii and do it that way.
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    Default Re: Amazon fire tv and emulators

    Buy a raspberry pi

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    Buy a raspberry pi
    Why when it can already be done on the hardware I have


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    Default Re: Amazon fire tv and emulators

    Install Retroarch and from that dash you can easily install emus. I have n64, nes, snes but loads more are available. The only one I couldn't get to work was PSX so I installed PSXe separately which works fine.

    I installed this on the Fire tv box rather than stick and works perfectly with the Amazon game remotes.

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    Default Re: Amazon fire tv and emulators

    retrox is very good for a small fee
    another idea is old original xbox modded and load up something like coinops or a modded ps3 is great

    i use all of the above if you need some pointers

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    Default Re: Amazon fire tv and emulators

    Quote Originally Posted by evilsatan View Post
    Install Retroarch and from that dash you can easily install emus. I have n64, nes, snes but loads more are available. The only one I couldn't get to work was PSX so I installed PSXe separately which works fine.

    I installed this on the Fire tv box rather than stick and works perfectly with the Amazon game remotes.
    I have got this on but have found the Amazon game controller a pain in the ass for the nes

    Have tried re mapping it aswell and still doesn’t always work


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    Default Re: Amazon fire tv and emulators

    Quote Originally Posted by emu View Post
    retrox is very good for a small fee
    another idea is old original xbox modded and load up something like coinops or a modded ps3 is great

    i use all of the above if you need some pointers
    Retrox?

    Is that on the fire tv?
    If it works and is good I don’t mind small fees


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