[mythtv-users] Myth Game Emulation - Setup
greg at phaze.org
Fri Jul 15 10:02:13 EDT 2005
> this, especially Sega MegaDrive/Genesis support via GENS, but I am
> unclear about adding a game starter to mythtv. Maybe you could elaborate
Note this requires the latest SVN version of mythgame but the
following are the basic steps. I've also got a couple screenshots
up at http://www.phaze.org/mythtv/mythgame/ .
I just added mythgame7,jpg and mythgame8.jpg which should show you
what I describe below.
Go into Settings -> Game Settings -> Game Players
Click "New Game Player"
Fill in the following:
Player Name : Any thing you like. This is how it will be labeled
in the GameTree and in the Player List.
Type: Set it to Genesis/Megadrive. (You can use other if you are
adding a emulator that doesn't have a type listed)
CommandLine: Fill in the path/command for this emulator and any options.
%s can be used in place of the romname or if left off will
automatically be added to the end of the command.
For Example my znes Commandline is this:
/usr/local/bin/zsnes -m -j -cs %s
RomPath: Path to where the roms for this emulator. This will be recursively
searched so they don't all have to be in the single directory.
SceenShots: Path to where screenshots are located(not required)
Working Directory: If you need the current directory changed before running
A game or emulator you can place the path you want to change
to here . (not required)
File Extensions: Fill in what extensions should be considered to be
roms for this emulator. If left blank then any file regardless
of name found will be considered a rom for this emulator.
My list for zsnes is zip,smc,sfc,fig,swc.
I will make this field auto fill in for the defined gametypes
and you will still be able to add more if you wish, I just
haven't gotten around to that yet.
After you have added your emulator(s) then just run Scan for Games
and you should be good to go.
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