Adventure Game Studio

Adventure Game Studio

Adventure Game Studio is an open source development tool that is primarily used to create graphic adventure games.

Emulator Rom Folder Extension BIOS Controller Config
AGS ags .exe none mouse
## Emulator: AGS


Accepted File Extensions: .exe

Place your AGS files in


Config changes

In RetroPie 3.5, you need to install xinit

sudo apt-get install xinit

Also edit the following file


so that it reads

ags="sudo xinit /opt/retropie/emulators/ags/bin/ags --fullscreen %ROM%"

--or-- Alternatively to adding "sudo" to the command in "emulators.cfg", you can instead run

sudo dpkg-reconfigure x11-common

Then choose "anybody" from the provided menu options. This will allow AGS to load from within EmulationStation.

Editing es_systems.cfg

After installing xinit and configuring the .cfg file, you do have to edit the es_systems.cfg file to make AGS work.

To do this sudo nano into:

sudo nano /etc/emulationstation/es_systems.cfg

And change the <extension> </extension> portion located under <name>ags</name> to:


Save, exit, and restart emulation station and Adventure Game Studio should show up on your RetroPie dashboard.

Video Guide

RetroPie Adventure Game Studio


AGS requires a mouse attached to the Raspberry Pi