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Neo Geo Pocket


The Neo Geo Pocket was a handheld video game system released by SNK in 1998.

Emulator Rom Folder Extension BIOS Controller Config
lr-beetle-ngp ngp .7z .ngp .zip none /opt/retropie/configs/ngp/retroarch.cfg
lr-fbneo ngp .7z .ngp .zip /opt/retropie/configs/ngp/retroarch.cfg

Emulators: lr-beetle-ngp, lr-fbneo


Accepted File Extensions: .7z .ngp .zip

Place your Neo Geo Pocket ROMs in


NOTE: lr-fbneo expects the game roms to be in .zip/.7z archives named in a similar fashion to arcade romsets, so the filenames of the roms is important. Use a romset validation/building program like Clrmamepro or RomCenter to have the correct filenames, using the FBNeo NeoGeo Pocket DAT file and a No-Intro Neo Geo Pocket ROM collection.


lr-fbneo needs a BIOS ROM ( in order to run Neo Geo Pocket ROMs. The file needs to contain the SNK Neo-Geo Pocket BIOS (1998)(SNK)(en-ja).bin ROM. Place the file in /home/pi/RetroPie/BIOS/fbneo.

Filename No-Intro name MD5 CRC32 [BIOS] SNK Neo Geo Pocket (Japan, Europe).ngp D87D876C4391935C9D48EF352A3FF02D 6232DF8D


Both emulators use Retroarch input configurations.

Add custom retroarch controls to the retroarch.cfg file in

For more information on custom RetroArch controls see: RetroArch Configuration


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