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Sharing ROMs / saved across network



  • Hi,

    I'm planning on having a few Raspberry Pi's connected to a few TV's and an arcade machine, and would like to use my home server to host the ROMs and saves for all of them?

    The one in the arcade machine will only have arcade ROMs, however, the others (on the TV's) will have a mix of everything (SNES, Mega Drive, Arcade, Amiga etc). Is this possible?

    Also is there anyway to easily share bluetooth controllers between systems? Like if I have a 8bitdo SNES controller attached to the living room Pi, can I also pair it to the bedroom Pi and easily swap between them?

    Cheers,
    Stewart


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    @stumcbill said in Sharing ROMs / saved across network:

    Hi,

    I'm planning on having a few Raspberry Pi's connected to a few TV's and an arcade machine, and would like to use my home server to host the ROMs and saves for all of them?

    OK, I guess..

    The one in the arcade machine will only have arcade ROMs, however, the others (on the TV's) will have a mix of everything (SNES, Mega Drive, Arcade, Amiga etc). Is this possible?

    Yes - you can share different ROM folders for each device type - using this method

    Also is there anyway to easily share bluetooth controllers between systems? Like if I have a 8bitdo SNES controller attached to the living room Pi, can I also pair it to the bedroom Pi and easily swap between them?

    I'm not sure that will work. I remember I had to re-pair my controller once was paired to another system.



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