[mythtv-users] scan xmame games
cwatson at linkline.com
Tue Oct 3 23:41:46 UTC 2006
Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> Hopefully this is a quick question that I can't find the answer to.
> I've loaded up xmame and got my roms working correctly, but when I
> scan for ROMS, I get every file in every rom folder listed in my game
> database making selecting a game a nightmare. So I read up a bit and
> see that I should be leaving the games zipped, so I zip all my roms
> into their own .zip files and now I can't launch any games at all. Is
> there some magic to getting a .zipped rom to work with xmame or
> getting myth to only display 1 name per folder and launch the game
> based on that folder name?
The ROMs should be zipped. I don't even know if XMAME will work with
unzipped ROMs. Perhaps more details about the version of XMAME. I'd
also suggest using romdb. I'd provide a link to the article on the
wiki, but I seem to be having connections issues at the moment.
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