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RetroArch is an open source and cross platform frontend/framework for emulators.



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RetroArch Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with RetroArch
  2. RetroArch Tips and Tricks

Getting Started with RetroArch

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RetroArch Configuration

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  • Executable Location: %USERPROFILE%\emudeck\EmulationStation-DE\Emulators\RetroArch\retroarch.exe
  • Config Location: %USERPROFILE%\emudeck\EmulationStation-DE\Emulators\RetroArch\config
  • ROMs: Refer to the Cheat Sheet
  • BIOS: Refer to the Cheat Sheet
  • Saves:
    • Shortcut: Emulation\saves\retroarch\saves
    • Target Location: %USERPROFILE%\emudeck\EmulationStation-DE\Emulators\RetroArch\saves
  • Save States:
    • Shortcut: Emulation\saves\retroarch\states
    • Target Location: %USERPROFILE%\emudeck\EmulationStation-DE\Emulators\RetroArch\states

Works With

  • Steam Rom Manager
  • EmulationStation-DE

How to Update RetroArch And Its Cores

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How to Launch RetroArch

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  • Launch Retroarch from the EmuDeck folder in the Start Menu
  • Launch retroarch.bat file in Emulation\tools\launchers
  • Launch retroarch.exe in %USERPROFILE%\emudeck\EmulationStation-DE\Emulators\RetroArch
  • Launch the emulator from Steam after adding it via the Emulators parser in Steam ROM Manager

RetroArch Tips and Tricks

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