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Mattel Intellivision

The Mattel Intellivision is a console developed by Mattel. It was released in 1979.

This system scrapes metadata for the “intellivision” group and loads the intellivision set from the currently selected theme, if available.

MD5 checksum Share file path Description
62e761035cb657903761800f4437b8af bios/exec.bin
0cd5946c6473e42e8e4c2137785e427f bios/grom.bin

Place your Mattel Intellivision ROMs in /userdata/roms/intellivision.

RetroArch (formerly SSNES), is a ubiquitous frontend that can run multiple “cores”, which are essentially the emulators themselves. The most common cores use the libretro API, so that's why cores run in RetroArch in Batocera are referred to as “libretro: (core name)”. RetroArch aims to unify the feature set of all libretro cores and offer a universal, familiar interface independent of platform.

RetroArch configuration

RetroArch offers a Quick Menu accessed by pressing [HOTKEY] + South button (B SNES) which can be used to alter various things like RetroArch and core options, and controller mapping. Most RetroArch related settings can be altered from Batocera's EmulationStation.

Standardized features available to all libretro cores: intellivision.videomode, intellivision.ratio, intellivision.smooth, intellivision.shaders, intellivision.pixel_perfect, intellivision.decoration, intellivision.game_translation

ES setting name batocera.conf_key Description ⇒ ES option key_value
Settings that apply to all cores of this emulator
GRAPHICS BACKEND intellivision.gfxbackend Choose your graphics rendering
⇒ OpenGL opengl, Vulkan vulkan.
AUDIO LATENCY intellivision.audio_latency Audio latency in milliseconds, turn it up if you hear crackles
⇒ 256 256, 192 192, 128 128, 64 64, 32 32, 16 16, 8 8.
THREADED VIDEO intellivision.video_threaded Improves performance at the cost of latency and more video stuttering. Use only if full speed cannot be obtained otherwise.
⇒ On true, Off false.

libretro: freeintv

libretro: freeintv configuration

Here are the default Mattel Intellivision's controls shown on a Batocera Retropad:

For further troubleshooting, refer to the generic support pages.

  • systems/intellivision.txt
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