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=Input mod=
=Input mod=
Current version: 0.133 + upy's diffs + WolfMAME's inpview
Current version: 0.133 + upy's diffs + WolfMAME's inpview
* [http://www.sendspace.com/file/grika0 MAME Source diff], [http://www.sendspace.com/file/qv28ri SDLMAME source diff] (requires previous diff)
* [http://nihon.se/upy/upymame0133.diff MAME Source diff], [http://nihon.se/upy/upysdlmame0133.diff SDLMAME source diff] (requires previous diff)
* Windows [http://www.sendspace.com/file/n4fwmv GCC] [http://www.sendspace.com/file/jsr194 VC++ 2005] (the latter might be faster)
* Windows [http://nihon.se/upy/mametgm.exe GCC] [http://nihon.se/upy/vmametgm.exe VC++ 2005] (the latter might be faster)
* [http://www.sendspace.com/file/hcluu3 Linux]
* [http://nihon.se/upy/mametgm.linux Linux]
* [http://www.sendspace.com/file/c67ylu Mac OS X x86]
* [http://nihon.se/upy/mametgm.osx86 Mac OS X x86]


This mod makes MAME poll for host input more often. It makes TGM even less playable (too heavy for my poor laptop), but it is not that heavy with TGM2 and TAP.
This mod makes MAME poll for host input more often. It makes TGM even less playable (too heavy for my poor laptop), but it is not that heavy with TGM2 and TAP.

Revision as of 18:35, 25 July 2009

MAME is an open source project, which give the chance to test code changes.

Input mod

Current version: 0.133 + upy's diffs + WolfMAME's inpview

This mod makes MAME poll for host input more often. It makes TGM even less playable (too heavy for my poor laptop), but it is not that heavy with TGM2 and TAP.

In addition, it handles pressing opposite directions in a different way:

  • If you press left, then right without releasing left, it will read left then right
    • Original MAME locks (i.e. ignores) both left and right if you pressed right without releasing left
  • This also works for right->left, up->down and down->up
  • Still, if you press left and right at the same time, it will lock both
  • However, if you press up and down at the same time, it will prefer up

TGM and TGM2/TAP are also set to 4-way, because on the keyboard or on a 8-way stick, pressing left, left-down, down does not lock a piece on left-down but only on down (some may say this is a cheat, but I say it's an enhacement: you can't possibly press left-down on a 4-way stick, so when you press left, down it's really left, down, not left, left-down, down).

Note: this mod produces/reads .inp files incompatible with the original MAME.