Author Topic: Windows 10, AM not launching MAME games?  (Read 27 times)

Bgoulette

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Windows 10, AM not launching MAME games?
« on: Yesterday at 05:27:23 AM »
Hello all.

I've searched the existing posts, but I'm either searching wrong or not finding what I need (or both), so here's what's happening. I have AM installed, and its detected MAME (the only emulator I have installed right now), but when I attempt to launch a game, I see "initializing" (looks like the MAME ui) for a few seconds, then I'm dumped back into AM. Games launch as they should through MAME directly, or through the command line, but not through AM.

Some of the posts I found mentioned mame.ini. The only mame.ini file I see is the one generated via MAME itself. There's a mame.cfg generated by AM, but am I missing something? The rompath is the one AM generated automatically (mame.cfg):

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# Generated by Attract-Mode v2.5.1
#
executable           D:\Users\Blake\mame\mame64.exe
args                 [name] -skip_gameinfo
workdir              D:\Users\Blake\attract\.
rompath              D:\Users\Blake\mame\roms/
romext               .zip;.7z
system               Arcade
info_source          listxml
artwork    marquee         $HOME/mame/marquee
artwork    snap            $HOME/mame/video;$HOME/mame/snap

(The -skip_gameinfo flag is to bypass MAME warnings. I've tried without it, too.)

Any suggestions? Thanks!

progets

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Re: Windows 10, AM not launching MAME games?
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 09:57:52 AM »
Change your mame.cfg file workdir to be in the mame install directory (or remove this entry).
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workdir              D:\Users\Blake\mame


Change your mame.ini file rompath to include the location of your mame roms.
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rompath                   roms;D:\Users\Blake\mame\roms

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Re: Windows 10, AM not launching MAME games?
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 11:09:27 AM »
Progets, thank you so much! Those changes fixed things!

(It's been a few versions since I've played around with AM. Looks like there have been some substantive changes!)