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Author Topic: vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?  (Read 116 times)

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vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?
« on: July 11, 2019, 03:19:30 pm »
hi guys,

i have an idea for a cabinet with a 16:9 screen rotated vertically.  is there an easy way to get 4:3 content to display at the bottom edge?  iím thinking the top could be used to show marquees.

just not sure how tricky this set up would be?

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Re: vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2019, 03:50:28 pm »
For mame you could use the lay files - would just need to figure out the specifics.

LAy file basics on Mamedev - https://wiki.mamedev.org/index.php/LAY_File_Basics_-_Part_I

LAy file generato from Mr. Dos site :  http://mrdo.mameworld.info/mame_lay.php


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Re: vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2019, 09:37:12 pm »
appreciate the feedback.  anyone have any experience on non mame emulators in a config like iím asking about?

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Re: vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2019, 10:02:21 pm »
SO your wanting something like this Retropie build ( https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/18140/vertical-16x9-with-marquee-project )

Unfortunately not a lot of info on the process used included there but does show it can be done ! (perhaps see if you can contact him/her for more info.)
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Re: vertical screen 4:3 games, extra screen space?
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2019, 01:21:20 am »
SO your wanting something like this Retropie build ( https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/18140/vertical-16x9-with-marquee-project )

Unfortunately not a lot of info on the process used included there but does show it can be done ! (perhaps see if you can contact him/her for more info.)

Precisely!  Just wondering how other emus would behave.