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retrofe + groovymame black screen issue
« on: December 16, 2020, 05:29:42 pm »
I have been trying RetroFe and groovymame that comes bundled with Coinops FE and when enabling actual switchres it very often goes to a black screen when you exit your game.

If you disable the switchres features it seems to be just fine going in and out of games and coming back to retrofe.  While in black screen you can choose other games and hear background audio.

Anyone have any experience with this?
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Re: retrofe + groovymame black screen issue
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2020, 10:57:48 am »
Hi Jasper27,

I don't have experience with RetroFE. Just an idea: some frontends kill the emulator app instead of letting it exit properly. They do this by capturing the escape key, usually. If this is so, make sure to disable that undesired behaviour.
Important note: posts reporting GM issues without a log will be IGNORED.
Steps to create a log:
 - From command line, run: groovymame.exe -v romname >romname.txt
 - Attach resulting romname.txt file to your post, instead or pasting it.

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