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Mark Norville

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Sega SG-1000 Extended XML file 2022 version
« on: February 12, 2022, 08:02:19 AM »
Hi All,

Well this is not working as I was expecting, fields are not populating my end as they should be. My romslist file is missing year and genre, but a couple of them do have the information. I have deleted and regenerated but still getting the same results, I am not sure if I would have to put this lot into catver.ini and try it that way?

Ok I think that I have it worked out, the xml has name Bank Panic (Japan) but my actual rom files are called Bank Panic (Japan) (MyCard) so I do not think it is populating because of that, the xml has to be the same name as the rom file, I hope.

As I am setting up systems, I am going to slowly release more and more files for other people to use for their own set ups. If you wish to use them for your own set ups all well and good

FIXED : A few name changes on the roms and the xml file as well and now all fields are populated. I have included my text file you just need to remove the (Console) but I have my emulator as Sega SG-1000 (Console)

Sega SG-1000 Console Information : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SG-1000
Sega SG-1000 Games List : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_SG-1000_games
Original XML File : https://hyperlist.hyperspin-fe.com/
Total Games = 75

Demo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YinzXvA_So 4:26

RetroArch Core and command line arguments : -f -L cores\picodrive_libretro.dll "[romfilename]"

Please remember to back up your original file, if you wish to revert back. Also remember to generate a new list once you have this xml file in place. If you do not have this system yet, you need to add this xml to your additional import files in tab emulator settings

What have I added?

All of the games only had one word genres so shooter, puzzle etc etc.

So now it is Shooter / Flying / Vertical, Driving / Chase View / Bike etc etc

What have I removed or edited from the original?

Games such as Mahjong and a few other games were listed as puzzle games. I have removed the puzzle from these and replaced it with Tabletop / Mahjong such as it is in the MAME.xml

I have also added some company names to the manufacturer section so before a lot of it was just Sega, but now I have added Activision, Konami and a couple more. I have kept the Sega part, but now it is Sega / Konami

Sadly a lot if not all of the console information is just very basic, so I will try editing all of the files as I go but that is going to be a massive task, 75 games was bad enough but some files have hundreds of games if not more.

Hope someone finds this of use

Regards

Mark
« Last Edit: February 12, 2022, 01:07:00 PM by Mark Norville »
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