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Category: Raspberry PI

Command Line Scraper for RetroPie

I’ve been playing with a Raspberry Pi for the last few weeks. Have RetroPie setup and was attempting to use the builtin scraper in Emulation Station. Unfortunately it’s not great. It would stop working, hang up and skip lots of files. My preference would be a scraper that works on a CLI.

Then I found this video:

Great tutorial on the scraper, written by Steven Selph, that runs on the command line and can be found here:

Seems to be working like a champ. The only downside is that, according to the video, it won’t pull in descriptions for Mame roms.