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General / Re: thanks hermine.potter....
« on: October 18, 2018, 11:26:20 PM »
thanks & thats true.
thanks to all supporters, that keeping frontend and emulation alive.
btw : cmd and autoit are my best quick & dirty problem solver ^-^

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General / Re: Attract Mode running on Solus Budgie
« on: October 17, 2018, 01:57:45 AM »
I'm not using linux.
probably it's a hidden folder (please note point at the beginning):
/usr/share/.attract/
or
/home/your_user/.attract/

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General / Re: Pinball FX2 back ti AM menu
« on: October 16, 2018, 10:36:44 PM »
maybe there is an option in settings?
I do not know.

Another way, see here (OpenBOR section).
you need an external script, that kills a specific task, if ESC is pressed.

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@ rand0m
Sure. There are three methods:

1) sleep timer
a simple sleep timer by command:
sleep(3000)
3000 means 3000 milliseconds (3 seconds);
half second (0,5 seconds) = sleep(500)

2) waiting for a certain dialog / dialouge / menu / window thats apperar to focus.
the script goes on, if a certain window gets focus.
commands:
winwait & winwaitactive
an example here

3) bring a active window to focus / foreground:
Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2)
WinActivate("Notepad")

the already started notepad editor gets to foreground / back to focus

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General / Re: Full screen Gens
« on: October 14, 2018, 11:17:56 PM »
@Darkfire
you should test your settings in commandline / cmd before entering in AM:

you'll see that your paths won't work (spaces in names making problems; AM is case sensitive (under windows, you won't be able to create a folder with spaces at the beginning and ending)
correct path:
D:\ATTRACT\Emulators\Sega Genesis\gens.exe

your parameters are not correct placed:
correct :
"[romfilename]" --fs --quickexit

Fullscreen:
use Fusion

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General / Re: Attract Mode Windows 10, game list not appearing
« on: September 30, 2018, 12:20:00 AM »
Are your games are listed in your romlists too?
found under your_attract_folder\romlists\your_display_name_of_your_emulator_system.txt

If they exists, try to generate your romlist again :
start AM > press TAB key > Emulators > your_display_name_of_your_emulator_system > Generate Collection/Rom List

Your mame problem:
same folder > there is a difference between, the name of game in romlist (name) and the name of romfile on data platform of windows (title).

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General / Re: Retroach Windows Setup (cannot launch games)
« on: September 02, 2018, 10:43:42 PM »
@ Denzquall
It's recommended, to test an emulator system first on command line (cmd.exe). Most of emulator system works this way by correct command-line:
e.g. zsnes

path_to_your_emulator_system\emulator_system.exe -parameters_that_starts_a_rom path_to_your_roms\romfile.rom_extension

this command-line starts a specific snes-game directly:
C:\attract\EMU\zsnes\zsnesw.exe -m C:\attract\EMU\zsnes\roms\my_snes_game.smc

In AM use this config:
executable           C:\attract\EMU\zsnes\zsnesw.exe
args                 -m "[romfilename]"
rompath              C:\attract\EMU\zsnes\roms
romext               .smc

After setting the config in AM, and emulator or roms won't start, try to start AM via attract-console.exe
You'll see a window with many information. If something is wrong (path not found or something else), you'll see it in this window

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General / Re: Retroach Windows Setup (cannot launch games)
« on: August 31, 2018, 12:44:29 AM »
@ Denzquall
I'm not working with retroarch. So I'm not sure why it doesn't work.
But I think the line workdir with C:\Emulators is probably not correct.
So delete this line / leave it empty/or it should point to D:\Arcade\Emulators\RetroArch too (retroarch probably create a config file; this config file should be there exists).

I'm sure, that your args-line is not correct. You have to set the -L parameter too:
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args                 -L D:\Arcade\Emulators\RetroArch\cores\gambatte_libretro.dll "[romfilename]"

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General / Re: AM os?
« on: August 15, 2018, 12:16:20 AM »
RPI: it already "exists" (based on retropie and emulstation).
Windows: due to license problems, difficult. Deployment has limitations, because of different hardware driver (you have to add different driver packages).
Linux: this could work by offering a finished packed ISO or provide at least sh-scripts (linux shell scripts with the necessary commands and parameters)

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General / Re: Attract Mode has problems with Games with Launchers
« on: August 14, 2018, 12:17:28 AM »
Which launcher?
Does this launcher support commandline parameters to start a game directly?

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General / Re: WII LINUX?
« on: August 13, 2018, 02:46:53 AM »
It's necessary to start Hackmii, to install the Homebrew Channel this way:

a special game & a savegame exploit (old method; not longer necessary) or via wii pinboard exploit (letterbomb, bannerbomb, wilbrand) and WII MAC address.

there is a tool called UHG Downloader, to get the whole packet automatically (wii cios and so on).

After install homebrew channel, you are able to start homebrew like Wiiflow.

Wiiflow need a Plugin Packet.

Never tried to install linux directly

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General / Re: Unable to launch MAME roms in AM - not a rompath issue
« on: August 08, 2018, 10:32:18 AM »
@ Joe737
windows and commandline got problems with spaces in folder and filenames.
Are you able to start game directly from commandline?
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"C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\Desktop\mame121b\mame.exe" "C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\Desktop\mame121b\roms\enter_name_of_any_example_game.zip"
Probably this works to you:
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executable           "C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\Desktop\mame121b\mame.exe"
args                 "[romfilename]"
rompath              "C:\Documents and Settings\Joe\Desktop\mame121b\roms"
Generate the romlist again

@ zlagos
risk of virus attack becomes smaller when data are outsourced? Not really. Sorry ^-^
With a simple dos commandline command you see all connected drive letters. and this is a easy peasy stupid dos command.
a simple virus or an encryption trojan is more powerful and complex. so this will be checked certainly too ^-^
Code: [Select]
wmic volume get driveletter

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