Author Topic: How i play the Acorn Archimedes? i want(Like) use the MAME/Attract Mode for this  (Read 1418 times)

gamesmame

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I try one batch in MAME i make the .bat =
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mame aa305 advance
(opens but any game loads)  :-[

STOPS here:



In Attract Mode i use this:

# Generated by Attract-Mode v2.6.1
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executable           M:/Emulators/mameplus/mame.exe
args                     -aa305 "[romfilename]"
rompath              M:\Emulators\mameplus\roms\archimedes
romext               .adf;.zip
system               Acorn Archimedes

And nothing happens... i think the 2 codes have error, please give me a light!!!   :-\  I want not i like use MAME but if have other better emulator please let me know!  ;D

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I use Retroarch with the MAME core .. but the end result is the same.  Games do not auto start once loaded.

Here's some notes I've made for Archimedes games.

Hope this helps.

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games load into flop0

upon bootup into desktop, using a mouse, double click on flop0
 double click on program to launch


to swap disks:

press ScrollLock (to change to partial keyboard control)

TAB > File Mangager and swap disk files

press ScrollLock (to change back to full keyboard control)

hermine.potter

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I think mame do correct works.
it load aa305 system and you probably have to load your images from there (from disc icon maybe?)

different emulators: Here
AM Version : 2.6.1
Input : Mad Catz Brawlstick; Mouse; Keyboard; Xbox360 Wireless
Cabinet : Yes
OS : Windows10 Pro
System : Dell Precision T3500 ; Intel X5650 ; 12GB RAM

gamesmame

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I think mame do correct works.
it load aa305 system and you probably have to load your images from there (from disc icon maybe?)

different emulators: Here

I try anything and i dont can run the Acorn Archimedes games  :-[ :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(

hermine.potter

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AM Version : 2.6.1
Input : Mad Catz Brawlstick; Mouse; Keyboard; Xbox360 Wireless
Cabinet : Yes
OS : Windows10 Pro
System : Dell Precision T3500 ; Intel X5650 ; 12GB RAM

rand0m

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Arculator Official Page: http://b-em.bbcmicro.com/arculator/index.html
Arculator Roms: http://www.4corn.co.uk/aview.php?sPath=/roms

Place roms in arculator/roms, setup the system (much like PCem but less complicated) and post-boot run the game by clicking on floppy icon.

I couldn't get mame to run archimedes but I have non-merged set and don't have the list of all roms required for running it.

gamesmame

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Arculator Official Page: http://b-em.bbcmicro.com/arculator/index.html
Arculator Roms: http://www.4corn.co.uk/aview.php?sPath=/roms

Place roms in arculator/roms, setup the system (much like PCem but less complicated) and post-boot run the game by clicking on floppy icon.

I couldn't get mame to run archimedes but I have non-merged set and don't have the list of all roms required for running it.

Now Worked!!! thank you man!!! i can emulate Acorn Archimedes now!!! YES!! one thing... how i put this in Attract Mode now? for when i select game in Attract Mode "List menu" the games load automatic?
« Last Edit: May 28, 2021, 03:30:44 PM by gamesmame »

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Just so you all know that driver in mame is marked as not working (still) in MAME as of MAME 0.231 (says that when you try to load it). So you have to use a different emulator anyway.


Here is the driver info: https://github.com/mamedev/mame/blob/master/src/mame/drivers/aa310.cpp

Was added and marked as not working as of 0.180 https://wiki.mamedev.org/index.php/MAME_0.180
« Last Edit: June 03, 2021, 09:51:59 AM by akafox »
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