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Ignition is an awesome Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi

Aug 16, 2014, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexander Stubbs)

Ignition is an awesome Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi as well as for other similar open hardware ARM based devices that supports Linux https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1717505434/ignition-a-social-retro-gaming-os-for-the-raspberr Ignition is a Social Retro Gaming "OS" for the Pi with features such as Social Interaction playing retro games (via emulators) in a modern Online Game Community with Gaming Achievements, Gamer Profiles, Online Game Play, and more. This is the vision for the Ignition Retro Gaming "OS," a Raspberry Pi distribution fully set up to bring modern experiences to classic video games. Think Xbox One dashboard or Steam OS, but for all the old nostalgic retro games you know and love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF5J3N20LJ4 Imagine sitting on your couch, playing games like Super Mario Bros. or Street Fighter II on your TV, with friends (or strangers!) from across the globe set up using a dead simple, intuitive and beautiful interface. Imagine re-visiting games like Contra, Zelda, or Sonic the Hedgehog with Gaming Achievements and challenges set by you or the online community. Imagine sharing those achievements in real-time.

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