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Offline WILOWAR

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Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« on: April 08, 2020, 03:11:58 PM »
HI Is possible to add to FB Neo LCD handheld games roms from MAME?

Offline Neville

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Re: Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2020, 01:33:19 PM »
Seems unlikely to me. Those games need their "artwork" to show all the graphics, and I don't know if FB can do that.

See https://i.imgur.com/tiEelms.png

The "ROMs" are responsible of the characters, but the background image comes from the game's artwork pack.

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Re: Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2020, 02:50:05 PM »
Totally possible, but unlikely. We'd have to build an artwork system from scratch and make some big changes to the fbn core.


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Re: Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2020, 03:12:58 PM »
An artwork system might be interesting for some old hardware too (ex. space invaders)

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Re: Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2020, 04:03:31 PM »
IIRC in the current FBN the only game that uses a "pseudo artwork" is Atari Night Driver (the car cockpit). But this should be made with a customization of the video interface and not with a "real" overlay layer.

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Re: Mame LCD Games on FB Neo
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2020, 08:18:29 PM »
I personally will not waste any time with Game 'n Watch(lcd) machines, sorry guys.  GNW/Atari 2600 was the reason I went to the Arcade in the 80's :)   [aka they were not worth playing..]

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