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dam, this is cool....just tryed on a 2.3 set up    works great!  thank you
this is a great colectors tool.

love how you can see overviews you have and still need.. :)

probaley will need a revamp for 2.4 because of the location and extention change

thank you
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Thanks, hope it works for you.

And yes, before I developed a complex but sure workflow (you should see my Excels) and learned to code my own tools, I looked for every tool I could find that could help minimize the mess that is to try to tame these old sets.

That is why I made the extra effort to try to polish this one, hoping it might be useful to someone else.

There are more where this came from :-) simpler ones. I'll post them but I think I need to upgrade them to v2.4 before doing so. What do you think?
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Very cool! I can’t wait to try it! Similar idea to the tool I just released last week, but a different approach that has me thinking about thinks other people might need!
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*Attract Mode V2.3 only (I think)

Hi,
To help me organize the mess of material I have gathered over more than a decade, I build an Autoit script (with GUI) that looks into the assets (snaps, covers, etc) I have and gives me statistics on each system I use on Attract Mode.

It ends up being a lot of help finding missing and surplus material buried on the assets folders as well as missing game information (year, publishers and genre.)

I don´t know how big of a problem this is to the rest of you, but the systems I have are not always the most popular ones (TRS Color, for instance) so I have some problem collecting extra stuff. More than a decade of gathering material from all over the webs and the fact that the scrapers do not (at least for me) do a wonderful job also do not help, so I thought the need to see the big picture at one place would be nice.

I compiled and polished the thing a little and I think it is ready to be used on the outside world.
Unfortunately, I think it only works on Attract Mode v2.3 I still haven’t v2.4 installed.

That is it. If you try it, please tell me what you think.

(ps. it can take some time to build the info, ~5 min on my ~8k roms (across all systems), but I think it can take a LOT more on a complete MAME set alone)
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General / Re: new plugin for rocket launcher.
« Last post by progets on Today at 12:02:27 PM »
look like ArcadeBliss.   just comitted a new plugin for rocket launcher...

how badass is that........cant wait to give it a try latertoday ;D

https://github.com/mickelson/attract/commit/f78655de675c31dff82bf6842d616b4e2ca69a28#diff-c0be7be9ff26166eb3db0e69403291ac



The plugin has been around for over two years and can be seen here http://forum.attractmode.org/index.php?topic=858.msg6587#msg6587. Since then RocketLauncher has builtin support for AM and with this commit it will now be built into AM too.
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Themes / Re: iojukebox Theme, a JukeBox for Attract-Mode.
« Last post by toothlessgrinn on Today at 09:59:44 AM »
RIGHT ON!!!! can this play in background while playing games by anychance?? id love tohelp with some layouts lmao... but i cant seem to get the editor to work for me.. but im totally in on this project!! this is whythe worlds need programers! the possabilities are endless... sorry but im a hardware guy. ive never been able to deal with code. so my hatsoff to all of you guys who make this fe the best!!
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Themes / Re: Arcadeflow theme v 2.0 [Release] Updated 17 August 2018
« Last post by zpaolo11x on Today at 08:38:48 AM »
Arcadeflow 2.0 is out!

It uses shaders instead of pre-generated artwork for shadows and blurred backgrounds, and I'm crossing my fingers that it's not exploding :D

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Themes / Re: Ambience HD theme [WIP]
« Last post by zpaolo11x on Today at 08:25:00 AM »
I don’t think you would have to rewrite your theme as async loading will be done by Attract Mode internally.

Even better. But I'll find some other reason to rewrite my theme, I'm sure :D
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Themes / Re: Ambience HD theme [WIP]
« Last post by Oomek on Today at 08:11:19 AM »
I don’t think you would have to rewrite your theme as async loading will be done by Attract Mode internally.
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Themes / Re: Ambience HD theme [WIP]
« Last post by zpaolo11x on Today at 08:09:05 AM »
I can drop it and finish Ambience, but you have to answer it for yourself, what is more important, finishing my theme, or async image loading for AM ;)

That's a tough choice :D I'm a fan of Ambience HD but I also would like async image loading for my theme... and that would mean I'll have to re-rewrite it... all of this is FUN :D
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