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  1. Sorry, just replying to post and forgot about it being beta sub
  2. when adding types of controls please dont forget about the arcades ie trackball , spinner ,wheel New Document Fields for Hintbooks, Cheats, and Maps sounds great the ability to add to second screen as a alternative to marquee would be even better. Better still would be the ability to allow theme creators to create zones for multiple Document Fields on one screen
  3. Last night i had my Launchbox database error ( nice backup system, it works) and on trying to find out why came across lots of people having BSOD after latest windows update (17 April ) so the instability of windows, might be having a negative effect on launchbox. Just a thought.
  4. i think you might be looking at a DAS and not a NAS the 5 bay ones that are around £100 have a 10tb per drive limit it works the same way as a powered external hard drive with a usb3 lead
  5. I use a Qnap 4 bay nas, but only for roms. The main program and media are on my faster internal hard drives. also you need to consider the question of what type of raid. All drives will fail in the future and larger drives are more susceptible to this. a couple of points to think about are the maximum size of hard drive to put in (my qnap is 16tb per drive max max) do you need a NAS that can take different size drives , not all can. do you need a NAS or will a cheaper DAS system work (connected to pc via usb only) It is best to know what type of raid you thin
  6. Ok found a solution I just wanted to use my tablet as a marrquee screen, (in my case this is a android a7) I found a programe called Spacedesk to use run a windows driver and a app ( android or ios ) also works with phones then just enable marrquee in big box options. Will probberly do custom banners to show controls or notes to bypass game protections, maps or loading commands etc. ( more for computers than consoles). This would be nice if this was a baked in option, but have no idea how complicated this would be. Just thinking it must be more simple than la
  7. First thanks for reading I have 2 sets of front end 1 is coinops for visiters and llaunchbox for my never finish setup so coinops uses bat files a lot so how do i convert this mame64.exe cpc6128 -snapshot ".\roms\BruceLee_AmstradCPC.sna" -cfg_directory ".\cfg\BruceLee_AmstradCPC" -joy I'm thinking import the game1.sna but how to write parameters and pick up same game1 name Any help would be most wellcomed and will inprove my understanding in future setups as well. I can do this to every rom 1 at a time, but do feel ( or hope) theres a better way.
  8. yeh can kinda get there but it like selecting roms then saying only joking not realy not a rom. Launchbox is about making things easy to add in a very stratforword way. Same argument could have been made for Origin, Epic etc.
  9. also need a option to import bat files for the other pc games that slip through the net
  10. just added a Feature request on bitbucket https://bitbucket.org/jasondavidcarr/launchbox/issues/5670/feature-request-use-android-tablet-or Here below is my bitbucket request Now that a android version of Launchbox is no longer on the cards, would it be possible to use the android screen as a second screen. I have used a tablet as a remote desktop in the past as well as a remote control for pc based music software,so might be possible. It would be a shame to let all that programming knowledge from the android version of launchbox go to waste. And as most people have a smartphone
  11. if i can remember in my amiga days if all else fails use kickstart 1.2 (that was on the real amiga ,but might be worth a try)
  12. also Atari 2600 core has no paddle support. This only affects people who love breakout, kaboom and other bat and ball games.
  13. thanks for the reply. I can wait
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