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MAME games loading, but not displaying properly?
« on: May 22, 2018, 06:04:55 PM »
Hi all, loving attractmode so far but one issue has me a bit perplexed:

Every system is loading fine from the frontend except for MAME games -- they seem to load (ie. I can hear demo sounds and even insert coins/play the game) but attractmode remains on the display and never cuts away.

I can exit the game as per usual (even though I can't see the prompt: I just have to feel my way out of it) and attractmode kicks back into life, so it doesn't hardlock the system, but it does mean that MAME games are for all intents and purposes unplayable. FBA games work just fine, too, which is even weirder?

Any idea what may be causing this? The games load just fine when I play them through emulationstation.

Running a Retropie with current hardware/firmware FWIW.


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Re: MAME games loading, but not displaying properly?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 06:46:30 PM »
Which MAME are you using? AdvMAME requires AttractMode to be set to "Full Screen" instead of the default "Fill Screen".

Configure-->General-->Window Mode = Full Screen

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