Design, create, and play all kinds of video games on your Raspberry Pi computer
This book teaches you how to hook up your Raspberry Pi computer, install different games from a variety of genres, and set up emulators so you can play hundreds of classic arcade and console games. Moreover, you will also learn how to design, create, and play video games that you create from scratch.
After learning how to set up a Raspberry Pi, you will begin by creating your own version of Flappy Bird and a clone of the classic game Pong in the Scratch programming language. You will also be guided through the installation process for a wide range of gaming operating systems, such as PiPlay, RetroPie, and ChameleonPi for the Raspberry Pi. Furthermore, you will discover in-depth details about emulators that recreate classic 80s arcade games to consoles that many grew up with.
You will also learn more about installing games through Linux repositories, setting up controllers, programming pieces of your Minecraft world, and troubleshooting various issues that can crop up with your Raspberry Pi.
What You Will Learn
Program games utilizing the Scratch language
Install multiple operating systems
Set up your Raspberry Pi computer
Install and configure game system emulators
Control your Minecraft world with the Python programming language
Explore different kinds of joysticks, controllers, game pads, and other input devices
Install applications in Linux
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