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.Continue reading “RG351V Custom Firmware Guide (351ELEC, ArkOS, TheRA)”
Do you get an error that says “You need to format the disk in drive [letter] before you can use it” when putting in a multi-partition SD card? This video will show you how to remove drive letters from your SD card partitions so you just see the partitions you want. Additionally, I’ll show you how to make unassigned partitions appear.Continue reading “Fix the “Format Disk” Windows 10 Error (EmuELEC, ArkOS, 351ELEC)”
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).Continue reading “Undertale on RG351P & RG351M”
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 🙂Continue reading “New ArkOS Update: Dreamcast/Saturn Improvement for RG351 Devices!”
Last updated: 06APR2021 (see Changelog for details)
There is a lot of different options available to you when you play handheld systems like the Game Boy or Game Gear on the RG351P or RG351M. So in this guide I’ll walk you through how to set up overlays, shaders, colorization, and ghosting in order to accurately recreate those original handheld systems.
Note that these instructions are specifically for the ArkOS and 351ELEC custom firmwares. If you are using the stock firmware, you can generally just follow the ArkOS instructions, but I would recommend you check out my firmware comparison guide and make the switch to one of these.Continue reading “Guide: Handheld Screen Settings for RG351 Devices”
Last updated: 12JAN2021 (see Changelog for details)
The Anbernic RG351P has several different firmware (operating system) options beyond the stock firmware that ships with the device. So let’s look at the various firmware options available to you, and see which one might be the right fit for you.Continue reading “RG351P Firmware Comparison Guide”
Last updated 02DEC2020 (see Changelog for details)
Getting the first two DOOM games set up on a new device is a rite of passage. Heck, even the latest Nintendo Game & Watch device has been hacked to play DOOM. Luckily, no complex hacking is required to run DOOM on the RG351P, because the RetroArch PrBoom core is already loaded on your device, ready to send you back to 1993.
So in today’s guide we’ll show you how to set up DOOM on the RG351P’s many operating systems, how to tweak the settings to your liking, and how to run DOOM mods as well.Continue reading “Guide: DOOM (+ Mods) on the RG351P”
Last updated: 13JAN2021
The developer who created ArkOS is not new to RK3326 chipset devices like the RG351P, as they had previously developed an operating system called TheRA-NTFS that was used on similar ODROID GO ADVANCE handheld devices (and clones). But there were enough deviations from TheRA-NTFS to warrant a new name, and now we have ArkOS (Another RK3326 OS).
What I really love about this OS is that it has a lot of quality of life features: online updating, 32-bit and 64-bit userspace, background music, and screensaver options. So let’s dive into this OS and show why I think this might be the best one yet.Continue reading “ArkOS, another excellent RG351P firmware”