Guide: ArkOS Final Release for RG351P and RG351M

Guide: ArkOS Final Release for RG351P and RG351M

Last updated: 02MAY2021

The ArkOS custom firmware final release has now arrived for the Anbernic RG351P and RG351M devices. Now that development has stopped for these platforms, here is a definitive guide to set up and tweak this powerful operating system to meet your needs.

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Guide: CD-Based Systems on Retro Handhelds

Guide: CD-Based Systems on Retro Handhelds

Last updated: 23APR2021

Today we’re going to discuss systems like PlayStation 1, Dreamcast, Sega CD, and TurboGrafx-CD (PC Engine CD). Let’s organize your files and learn how to switch discs in multi-disc games, too.

This guide applies to any RK3326 retro handheld system, such as the RG351 series, PowKiddy RGB10, ODROID Go Advance/Super, and so on. This will also apply to any device that runs an EmulationStation frontend, such as the Super Console X. The video primarily focuses on the 351ELEC firmware for the RG351 devices, but can be applied to ArkOS, EmuELEC, RetroOZ, or any other EmulationStation-based operating system that runs on these devices.

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RG351V Custom Firmware Guide (351ELEC, ArkOS, TheRA)

RG351V Custom Firmware Guide (351ELEC, ArkOS, TheRA)

If you’re looking to improve the user experience for the Anbernic RG351V, custom firmware is the way to go. Let’s look at the three new options available to you, how to install them, and figure out which one is best for you.

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RG351V Starter Guide

RG351V Starter Guide

Last updated: 29MAR2021 (see Changelog for details)

This two-part starter guide will get you up and running with your new Anbernic RG351V on the stock firmware that ships with your device.

This guide will cover a lot of the fundamental aspects that will set you up for success no matter what operating system you use on the RG351V. If you want to branch out to other firmwares, I suggest my RG351 Custom Firmware Guide.

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Undertale on RG351P & RG351M

Undertale on RG351P & RG351M

Last updated: 22MAR2021 (see Changelog for details)

Today we’re going to install and play Undertale on the RG351P and RG351M thanks to the AnberPorts app. Installing this game is a little tricky, because it uses assets from the Linux version of Undertale. In this guide I’ll show you how to extract those Linux files using a Windows PC.

Note that AnberPorts now works on both ArkOS and 351ELEC starting today, but the 351ELEC version is still buggy (for example, Undertale won’t launch yet).

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New ArkOS Update: Dreamcast/Saturn Improvement for RG351 Devices!

New ArkOS Update: Dreamcast/Saturn Improvement for RG351 Devices!

Today I’m excited to show off the new RetroRun frontend update for ArkOS, which dramatically improves Sega Dreamcast performance on the RG351P, RG351M, RGB10, OGA, and more. It also provides significant improvements to Sega Saturn emulation, even making a few games actually playable 🙂

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