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hoping to go beyond mame games...
« on: September 09, 2017, 12:34:05 pm »
hello fellow gamers,

i have finally finished my mame cabinet and been loving it thanks to the help of a lot of nice folks on here that shared their knowledge and guidance THANKS!!! :cheers:...
now i wanted to go step further and add a couple of walk around shooter games that me 13 year old son would like. can anyone possibly recommend a couple of these type games that would work on an arcade style control panel. i know thats not an easy thing to ask for from reading other posts on here. possibly Steam or other?
here is a pic of my control panel (2 player setup with a Defender setup in the middle)

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2017, 06:06:17 pm »
my son and I played zombie revenge for ever, going to need jamma or dreamcast though :banghead:

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2017, 06:13:02 pm »
thanks Rack... i will see about downloading dreamcast and give that one a try it looks good from a video i saw of it on you tube....
does anyone else know of any?
thanks again

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2017, 01:30:48 am »
You won't ever be happy with the results, those games want a mouse and keyboard, even the console ports want dual analog controls. You don't have those, those games were not designed for arcade controls.


hello fellow gamers,

i have finally finished my mame cabinet and been loving it thanks to the help of a lot of nice folks on here that shared their knowledge and guidance THANKS!!! :cheers:...
now i wanted to go step further and add a couple of walk around shooter games that me 13 year old son would like. can anyone possibly recommend a couple of these type games that would work on an arcade style control panel. i know thats not an easy thing to ask for from reading other posts on here. possibly Steam or other?
here is a pic of my control panel (2 player setup with a Defender setup in the middle)
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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2017, 02:36:17 am »
Like Paige said FPS games do not lend themselves well to arcade controls.

The only ones that would kind of work are ones that dont require a mouse like the original DOOM or Quake.

But even they wont quite feel right.

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2017, 07:07:01 am »
Like Paige said FPS games do not lend themselves well to arcade controls.

The only ones that would kind of work are ones that dont require a mouse like the original DOOM or Quake.

But even they wont quite feel right.

There was one spot in doom or was it duke 3D ? where you had to run and jump. My father and I couldn't do it with a mouse. Picking up and slapping the mouse furiously. Got a trackball from my uncle. Couldn't do it. Went out to comp usa and bought a joystick. Did it first shot. I still remember what that spot looks like. Lol

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 02:00:59 pm »
Like Paige said FPS games do not lend themselves well to arcade controls.

The only ones that would kind of work are ones that dont require a mouse like the original DOOM or Quake.

But even they wont quite feel right.

There was one spot in doom or was it duke 3D ? where you had to run and jump. My father and I couldn't do it with a mouse. Picking up and slapping the mouse furiously. Got a trackball from my uncle. Couldn't do it. Went out to comp usa and bought a joystick. Did it first shot. I still remember what that spot looks like. Lol

I think that was kind of an 'L' shaped hallway that was filled with acid goo.  Platforms started dropping as you jumped on them.  HATED that area with a passion.

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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2017, 03:35:08 am »
Get postal.  You kid will love it.
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Re: hoping to go beyond mame games...
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2017, 06:18:04 am »
 Postal 2 was better but defo not joystick friendly!!

  
 

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