ROMs (Read-Only-Memory) are images of the games, which you can pre-load on various systems, including the Retro-G mini-NES unit. To add ROMs (games), you first need to download them / ROM collection(s), then load it to the correct place on the microSD card and you are ready to play! Here is how to do it using the Retro-G system, for which you will only need an internet connection!

To load/remove/manage ROMs:
  - Turn on the Retro-G system and boot to Raspbian at the initial dual-boot screen
  - Connect to the internet, either via ethernet network cable or via Wi-Fi
  - Double-click on the file on the desktop and select "Execute" from the prompt

If the "" file is missing(as on our earliest Retro-G releases):

Click or Tap anywhere within rectangle to expand for workaround instructions

  - click on the Round Berry button at the top-left, select “Accessories” >> “Terminal”, in Terminal, type out 2 commands (hit Enter after each command):
      1) sudo mkdir /media/roms/
      2) sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0p9 /media/roms/
      3) sudo chmod 777 /media/roms/

  - Open web browser: Click on round berry button at the top-left, select “Internet” >> “Chromium Web Browser”
  - 1) Search and Download ROM(s) / ROM collection(s) [just google: “download lakka roms playstation” or similar]
  - 2) Or find your favorites ROMs at these or similar websites: 1), 2)
  - 3) Or you can download a nice large ROMs collection (about 5,000 games from about 12 consoles) here:
      - Download Mirror 1:
      - Download Mirror 2:
  - Downloaded file(s) will be saved to Downloads folder
  - Launch File Manager (Round berry button at the top-left, select “Accessories” >> “File Manager”)
       * If you downloaded an archive, go ahead and extract it: double-click to open the archive (if it asks which application to use, choose: "Accessories" > "Archiver" and check the "Set selected application as default action for this file type"), from top menu select >> “Action” > "Extract" > "Extract"
  - If it is a large archive, wait until it fully extracts before proceeding! (it may take a little while if it is a really large archive, check on the bottom-right corner for the round light, once it stops blinking red-green and stays green - it's finished!)
  - Use the file manager to move (either drag-n-drop or cut/paste, you can copy/paste, but to preserve the space we suggest to move it) the ROMs/collections to: //media/roms/ (you can open 2 File Manager windows if you launch it twice for easier tasking)
  - You can make custom “Collections” as well. Create a new folder and name it as you wish ("My Collection", "Favorite Games", etc.), then copy or move the ROMs/ROMs collection folders into it
  - Once you are done adding/removing/organizing ROMs, reboot from Raspbian system (Round berry button at the top-left, select "Shutdown..." >> "Reboot")
  - To start playing games, you can do it 2 ways:

             Please note: For some games you will need to adjust Input controls of your joystick in the Lakka settings ("Settings" > "Input")

   1) Pre-load a "Collection" - quicker & easier way of launch games, need to be only done once, but may skip a bunch of games, skipped games can still be launched manually
      - Go to: “Load Content” > “Collections” > “Scan Directory” > "root" > "media" > "roms" > “NAME OF YOUR DIRECTORY” (i.e. "Atari Games") > “Scan This Directory” (we suggest to scan each console/collection folder separately opposed to the whole "roms" folder, is it may take forever and/or freeze the system requiring to reboot and start over)
      - Once it’s done scanning, look for your newly added ROMs under “Collections” (“Load Content” > “Collections”) or simply scroll right from the main menu

   2) Start each game manually - direct way of launching games, where you need to select the platform as well
      - Go to: "Load Content" > "Start Directory" > "root" > "media" > "roms" select the collection/system/your custom created games collection folder
      - Browse and launch your favorite game!
      - Once you select the game, enter: "Browse Archive" > Scroll down to game name - select it > Select console platform [select the one, which best matches your initial console selection, if it won't load - try different selections)

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