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MiSTer-kun Cat by hewhoisred and MiSTer Logo by Conrad Fenech

MiSTer-kun Cat by hewhoisred and MiSTer Logo by Conrad Fenech

What is MiSTer FPGA?

MiSTer is an open source project that aims to recreate classic computers, video game consoles, and arcade machines using modern hardware. It allows software and game images to run as they would on original hardware while using peripherals such as mice, keyboards, joysticks and other game controllers. MiSTer utilizes an FPGA board called the DE10-Nano which connects to your TV or monitor via HDMI video out. It can also be expanded with various add-on boards such as a 7-port USB hub, a 128MB SDRAM module, and either a Digital I/O or Analog I/O board. The MiSTer project is currently under active development with new cores, features, and bug-fixes appearing on a regular basis.

Check the navigation sidebar to the left for documentation on how to use your MiSTer FPGA.

Please join the official MiSTer FPGA Discord Server for help, updates, and a very active community.
Follow the official MiSTer FPGA X (formerly Twitter) account for updates, community tweets, and memes.
Head to the MiSTer FPGA Forums for classic forum discussions.
Check out the MiSTer FPGA Github Wiki if you couldn't find the right information in this documentation site.
Check out My Life In Gaming's MiSTer FPGA 2022 Primer Guide for a comprehensive video review of the MiSTer.