- FloobMember09/27/2015 at 21:37Post count: 1629
This guide shows how to easily change your settings to get a more retro feel to video output. Bear in mind this WILL overwrite your system specific retroarch.cfg files, so make note of customisations you have made, or backup first.donjuanzx9Participant10/01/2015 at 03:30Post count: 6
Hi,I’m new here so please move or remove my post if this is the wrong place for this question.
I tried to follow your video but when I enter the github address I get the certificate has not been activated…I also tried using http instead of https and still a no go.donjuanzx9Participant10/01/2015 at 03:42Post count: 6
Ok I think I have it,I’m downloading it on my windows machine and I will ssh to my pi and unpack it.FloobMember10/01/2015 at 11:15Post count: 1629donjuanzx9Participant10/01/2015 at 11:22Post count: 6
I followed your directions and it comes back github certificate has not been activated.So long story short I downloaded it and SSH it to the PI and placed it in the correct place then followed your directions now its working without a problem and looks great…Great job Floob!FloobMember10/01/2015 at 11:35Post count: 1629
Glad its all working now.
If you could post a screenshot of the error (and command that triggered it) I’ll check it out and see if I can sort it out.donjuanzx9Participant10/01/2015 at 12:19Post count: 6
I’m not sure how to take screen shots on retropie so I did it from my windows machine…This is a new install of retropie..
This got cut off the end of the screenshot
ERROR: The certificate of `github-cloud.s3.amazonaws.com’ is not trusted.
The certificate has not yet been activatedFloobMember10/01/2015 at 15:02Post count: 1629
I cant replicate that with PuTTY – is that what you are using?
As long as its working I guess it ok for the moment.
Or you could prefix the wget line with
wget –no-check-certificatedonjuanzx9Participant10/01/2015 at 16:11Post count: 6
I got the same message from within Pi as well.
Since no one else has mentioned it maybe I’m the only one.
I got it to work anyway so all is good.daboneParticipant10/19/2015 at 02:42Post count: 38
Ok, I’ve installed your pack and I must say, I’m impressed.
A couple of requests for the next version.
1. Please, please add atari 2600. I’d love to have the tv overlay with it.
2. Could you add the option for larger play areas on the gb/gbc/and gba.
It seems a waste of screen area just to include more of the console art.
On my 46″ TV I have a view port of 24″ for GBA, and 18″ for GB and GBC,
compared to 28.5″ for Snes, nes, etc.
daboneFloobMember10/19/2015 at 14:28Post count: 1629MRKaneParticipant10/21/2015 at 01:02Post count: 58
I’ll start off by saying that I’m only just getting around to this and have to do it via command line as just don’t have access to anything more than that.
That aside it’d almost be handy to have the ability to select the overlay within the emulator settings on RetroPie itself. Just throwing that out there ;)scoularisParticipant12/03/2015 at 03:37Post count: 15
I just set up my new Pi 2 with Retropie and the default 1080p overlays from your Video Manager script. So far I’ve tested NES, Genesis, SNES, and Neo Geo.
NES/Genesis/SNES all look great with the Retrostation TV overlay and scanlines, but for some reason in Neo Geo the image is down and to the right so that about 80% of it is obscured by the bottom right portion of the television overlay. I’ve tried resetting to default and re-applying the overlay, but no dice. It’s only on Neo Geo (lr-fba-next) that I’m seeing this issue. Any ideas?
I’m running Retropie on a 1080p screen with everything set to defaults otherwise.FloobMember12/03/2015 at 20:53Post count: 1629scoularisParticipant12/03/2015 at 20:59Post count: 15
If you confirm the menu option (numbers) you chose I’ll check it out. Are you using RetroPie 3.2.1?
I’m trying to remember if lr-fba-next is the default for Neo Geo?
It may also help if you post your /opt/retropie/configs/neogeo/retroarch.cfg on pastebin.com and link to it.
Yes, I’m on the latest RetroPie and lr-fba-next is the default for Neo Geo.
For menu options, I did:
Config > Download Required Files
Overlays (1st option)
As for my neogeo retroarch.cfg, I’ve since restored it back to default since the overlay was being problematic. When I get home later tonight I could apply the overlay back to Neo Geo and then share my config file. Thanks for looking into this.
Also, I’m running v1.0 of video manager. That’s the latest one, right?FloobMember12/06/2015 at 19:15Post count: 1629
Thats odd, I just tested it and it seems fine (yes 1.0 is latest version at the moment). I used lr-fba as the neogeo emulator, but that should make no difference as they both use the same retroarch.cfg
The config file /opt/retropie/configs/neogeo/retroarch.cfg should read like this with the options you chose
video_fullscreen_x = 1920 video_fullscreen_y = 1080 custom_viewport_width = 1194 custom_viewport_height = 896 custom_viewport_x = 363 custom_viewport_y = 91 aspect_ratio_index = 22 input_overlay = /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/overlays/1080p_4-3/NeoGeo-SNES-MegaDrive_1080p.cfg input_overlay_enable = true input_overlay_opacity = 1.000000 input_overlay_scale = "1.000000" video_smooth = true #include "/opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg"
The error you are descriving implies these are different for you
custom_viewport_x = 363 custom_viewport_y = 91
Or maybe your TV is outputting a quirky 1080p signal – but then if it works ok for the other emulators it should be fine.scoularisParticipant12/07/2015 at 15:44Post count: 15
Alright, thanks. I ended up just using a CRT shader for NeoGeo and then leaving all other systems configured by your Video Manager script. crt-hyllian-lq seems to do a very nice job replicating that old arcade monitor feel.
If I ever decide to re-apply your video settings for Neo Geo, I’ll refer back to those config file settings that you posted and make sure they match up. Thanks for the help.cascacureParticipant12/15/2015 at 22:01Post count: 7
I have just installed Retropie 3.2.1 on a RPi 2, as well as the rp-video-manager detailed in the link provided by Floob.
I ran the rp-video-manager .sh successfully, and installed the required files.
I then selected overlays for 1080p (option 3) and then selected option 1 and exited.
Everything seems to be running great, but is there anyway to used Toriq’s “decal” for all overlays effected, as opposed to the default one?
I prefer Toriq’s darker image on the front-end as opposed to the wood panel decal.
Thanks so much for your time and effort.
Retropie rocks =)FloobMember12/15/2015 at 22:30Post count: 1629
Whats Toriqs decal?
Do you mean Thorig?
If so, you could message him here to support more systems
Or you could manually add it to the other systems.cascacureParticipant12/15/2015 at 22:38Post count: 7
Hi Floob, thank you for your reply.
Yes I was referring to Thorig’s decal.
Ideally, I would like to use Thorig’s decal to replace ALL systems effected when using Option 1 for 1080p overlays. (Replacing wooden panel decal w/Thorig’s darker one)
How would I go about attempting this aesthetic change?
Thank you for your time.FloobMember12/15/2015 at 23:06Post count: 1629
This video gives an overview of the types of changes.
Or you could apply the first option, then just go into the systems and change the filename to point to the thorig overlays.cascacureParticipant12/15/2015 at 23:18Post count: 7
Thank you for your video Floob! Giving it a watch now.
The second option sounds appealing, can you please elaborate on it?
I have successfully applied option 1, I would like to go about going into the systems and re-directing to Thorigs decal.
I assume you mean the system configs found in rp-video-manager/system-retroarch/?
I’ve opened up rp-video-manager/system-retroarch/snes/retroarch.overlay.cfg but am not sure what command to enter to point ot Thorig’s decal.
Much thanks for your contributions.
EDIT: Did some digging and I believe I need to edit the .cfg files in “rp-video-manager/1080p_4-3/”. Now I’ve just got to re-direct the overlay0_overlay = to Thorig’s png located in another folder. I’ll try it and update here.
EDIT 2: No luck after editing the SNES .cfg file in 1080p_4-3 to direct overlay0_overlay = to Thorigs .png
Any help is greatly appreciated before I continue to get ahead of myself ;pFloobMember12/15/2015 at 23:34Post count: 1629
When you apply thorigs settings, check out one of the updated files, i.e.
/opt/retropie/configs/megadrive/retroarch.cfg and look at the line that refers to the .cfg file in there.
Then put that in the relevant system retroarch file, i.e.
There are potentially width and height considerations, but thats broadly it.
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