Guide: Pico-8 on the RG351P

Guide: Pico-8 on the RG351P

Last updated 12NOV2020 (see Changelog for details)

Pico-8 is one of my favorite systems to run on handheld emulation devices, because there are thousands of indie games right at your fingertips, and they are a perfect match for a handheld system.

I’m particularly excited about Pico-8 on the RG351P, because its network connectivity allows you to browse, play, and download games onto the device itself from the internet. That’s pretty exciting.

Note that this guide works for both the EmuELEC and 351ELEC firmwares for the RG351P. For ArkOS, check out their own instructions.

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Guide: How to load games onto the RG350 (Native Apps and Games)

Guide: How to load games onto the RG350 (Native Apps and Games)

Last updated 25SEP2020 (see Changelog for details)

One of the most fundamental aspects of owning an RG350 (or any emulation device, really) is to learn how to load your game files onto it. In this guide I will walk you through how to install games and apps that run natively on the RG350 and similar devices. I will also highlight any unique configurations that are needed to make sure your games are running perfectly.

My comprehensive RG350 install guides:

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Guide: How to load games onto the RG350 (Classic Home Computer Systems)

Guide: How to load games onto the RG350 (Classic Home Computer Systems)

Last updated 05NOV2020 (see Changelog for details)

One of the most fundamental aspects of owning an RG350 (or any emulation device, really) is to learn how to load your game files onto it. In this guide I will walk you through how to install all of the home computer emulators, load their game files, plus highlight any unique configurations that are needed to make sure your games are running perfectly.

My comprehensive RG350 install guides:

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Guide: How to play Pico-8 games on the RG350

Guide: How to play Pico-8 games on the RG350

Update 18OCT02020: The Tac08 emulator has yet another great update, and rather than keep two different articles going, I’ll just continue to make updates (with a Changelog) over at my Home Computer Installation Guide. Check out all things Pico-8 over there!

GitHub user Lee Witek has recently created an updated Pico-8 emulator that runs really well on the RG350. Here is a quick guide on how to get it running on your RG350 (shout out to Reddit user isotropy for the tip).

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