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Daphne import doesn't find any media to scrape


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I have searched and read all (i think) the threads for Daphne.  I can get Daphne to work with the batch file, so I think I am pretty much setup outside of LB.  The existing threads helped me with that.

However, when I go to import media, LB (or me) has issues.

Here is what I did

1) Created a platform: Daphne, scrape as Arcade (is that right?)

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2) Next I created an Emulator that points to the batch file and has the appropriate checks

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3)  Then I go to import.  Best I can tell, is to point to my framefile folder but when I do that LB finds nothingimage.png.0f2cd123d824b07eade8e3525eddc9f7.png.image.png.7f88638571cfac69c1825773b9701b29.png

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So then I try importing the files...

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but LB doesn't seem to like that and seems it can't figure out what the games are and thus, no useful media is imported.

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Any help would be much appreciated. 

 

 

 

 

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26 minutes ago, HomerJ said:

*sigh* 

I feel so stupid.  That never even occurred to me I have spend hours on this. 

That was simple and worked well!!!!

Thank you very much!

 

You got Daphne working so that is better than most people on first crack at it.👍  Daphne isn't the simplest of  emulators to get rolling.   

Also the Tools, Audit Platform feature is good when you are importing stuff to verify if LB "linked" the entry to it's database.  Sometimes even with a title it can get confused.  So if you are having issues with scraping verify that it is linked with a LB ID:

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During import if you check the box "Force Using Mame metadata...". This will name the files without you manually doing it. Since it will then bring up the Mame import screen make sure to uncheck the option for "Skip Game Unplayable In Mame" as well.

In the 3rd pic you see that without the Mame option it just sees the files. With the Mame option checked it show's that actual game name (see the 4th pic).

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