I wanted an easy way to power the system on or off without going through a menu. I managed to do it with a hardware add‐on and a simple Python script.
All the stuff I wish I’d known about RetroPie and MAME that wasn’t written down in one specific place.
Last time I told you a story of how I built an arcade cabinet out of a couple sheets of MDF. The part I left out was the making of the control panel — the MDF board that will hold the buttons, joysticks, and other controls.