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General / Re: Smart Joystick or gamepad configuration maping
« on: Today at 08:43:28 AM »
I actually use joy2key, which is wonderful but unless I am missing something about the software it doesn't really help with priority order of USB devices (controllers). I have to be honest my past couple of updates on windows 10 havent actually cause the issue but moving forward after this weekend I plan on adding 4 more USB controller connections (with eventual Additions of 2 Light guns also).

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General / Re: Smart Joystick or gamepad configuration maping
« on: Yesterday at 08:54:37 AM »
I would be interested in something similar if not for different reasons. I have an arcade machine which currently has 2 joystick set ups and 4 Gamecube controller connections. Often times when windows updates it loves to change the order of priority and I have to fix it. Would love to have a set order of priority.. especially since I plan on adding in 4 more USB controllers to the system soon

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General / Re: Windows games still running when exit
« on: November 07, 2019, 03:08:48 PM »
So note that my "emulator" is AutoHotkey and the roms are all .ahk files

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General / Re: Windows games still running when exit
« on: November 07, 2019, 03:07:32 PM »
It's honestly nothing to complicated but this is how I handle each PC game

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Run, BloodstainedRotN.exe, E:\GOG\Bloodstained Ritual of the Night, max
KeyWait, Joy12, D
WinClose, ahk_exe BloodstainedRotN-Win64-Shipping.exe

Here is another example

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Run, UNDERTALE.exe, E:\New folder\Undertale, max
sleep, 5000
Send {F4}
KeyWait, Joy12, D
WinClose, ahk_exe UNDERTALE.exe

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General / Re: Windows games still running when exit
« on: November 07, 2019, 07:39:03 AM »
My script simply is designed to run the software and wait for a push from a button, in my case its mapped to exit button I have through my joystick controller. I apologize for not posting it last night. I honestly forgot after working a 12 hour shift. I made a note to myself and will try again this afternoon to send you a copy of that script.

For the controls I often times use JoytoKey to assign specific Joystick movements and buttons to keyboard inputs since some of my computer games don't support my boards that I use for my arcade joysticks and buttons.

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General / Re: Asking an opinion on controller setups
« on: November 07, 2019, 07:34:34 AM »
Hmm didn't even think of using some type of USB white list software, I will look into that. That is really really good idea and appreciate the input greatly!

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General / Re: Asking an opinion on controller setups
« on: November 06, 2019, 06:34:00 AM »
Thank you, I Will keep that in mind. I may end up installing all 4 ports just for future system possibilities. I may end up installing small LED lights above each of the controller slots and lighting them up for whats needed. I use LED Wiz and should be easy enough to set up. I take my arcade machine to a few locale conventions so I try to avoid letting people have easy access to USB slots on the machine, I am afraid of someone damaging the machine through the USB.

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General / Re: Windows games still running when exit
« on: November 06, 2019, 06:30:38 AM »
When I run windows games I actually run everything through an AutoHot key Script. When I get home I will post some example code here. I just have the script monitor for the button press and it forces the windows game closed. Main reason I did this is for certain games needed some additional keyboard inputs at launch and set all my games the same way.

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General / Asking an opinion on controller setups
« on: November 04, 2019, 06:16:34 AM »
I have successfully set up my 2 joystick configs, I have also installed 4 gamecube controller slots on the front of my arcade machine. I was considering adding in PS2 controller ports for future emulation that a gamecube controller really doesn't work great for. This is most likely going to start out just being for a PS2 library.

My question is, should I simply just install 2 ports or go ahead install 4

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Themes / Re: Vintage DOS theme [Release v1.1]
« on: August 30, 2019, 08:03:21 AM »
This is a nice setup and if and when I add dos box to my rig I think I will definitely use this. Is there an option to change the Delay for when the videos start while selecting games?

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Themes / Looking for a theme I could edit into a Doom theme
« on: August 15, 2019, 11:18:33 AM »
What I am looking for in a theme -

Background image
Rotating wheel for file choices
Snap image
A text box so I can list complete descriptions of the WADs

Any themes that might have the parts I am looking for that I can edit. My biggest hurdle so far was finding themes that had text description options.

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Themes / Re: Game Boy theme (based on Robospin)
« on: July 02, 2019, 12:56:25 PM »
This is awesome and I may end up using this one instead of what I have now. Great work!

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Are you referring to file names? What are you using for a theme? You can alter the theme files to remove this text. Let me know which theme you are using and I can try to fix that for you.

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More backgrounds

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