Author Topic: MAME ROMS don't launch  (Read 171 times)

Player1

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MAME ROMS don't launch
« on: August 04, 2018, 04:30:21 PM »
Hi, folks!

I am a new mGalaxy user and I am facing ROMS loading problem, I followed all the tutorial steps http://www.mgalaxy.com/tutorial_mGalaxy.html and managed to update the database but the ROMS do not load.

When I click on the games I hear the message "launch game" but nothing happens, read all related topics, follow the instructions but nothing solved.

Anyone have any idea what might be happening?...
« Last Edit: August 06, 2018, 11:04:36 PM by Player1 »

Aeliss

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2018, 03:00:19 AM »
Have you tried in stand alone mode ? without mgalaxy ?

mgalaxy

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2018, 12:32:28 PM »
Aeliss is right (once again  ;)) you should check that the roms are launching fine from within the emulator itself!
By the way, what is the emulator you're using?

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2018, 11:41:00 PM »
Have you tried in stand alone mode ? without mgalaxy ?
I do not know how to use command lines to test ROMS...  :-/

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2018, 11:43:58 PM »
Aeliss is right (once again  ;)) you should check that the roms are launching fine from within the emulator itself!
By the way, what is the emulator you're using?
I'm using MAME 0.200.

mgalaxy

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2018, 06:58:31 AM »
Check that your roms are up to date with v0.200

To launch a rom with command line:
  • create a file with a ".bat" suffix
  • right-click on it and choose "Edit"
  • Enter this line (replace with actual values) then close and save
    mame.exe -rompath "the path to the rom" theromfile.zip
    Ex: mame.exe -rompath "D:\Multi-system (MAME)\ROMS v159" 3wonders.zip
  • double-click on the .bat file
« Last Edit: August 07, 2018, 07:02:46 AM by mgalaxy »

Aeliss

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Re: MAME ROMS don't launch
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2018, 10:53:29 AM »
You can try too without command line, just run the executable.
But if it works, you will have to test with command line.