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Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« on: September 28, 2008, 05:51:44 pm »
I've been playing around with CPWizard and have had some success with showing what each control is for Mame.  I'm now looking at doing the same for some consoles (N64, NES, etc.).

Before I went down the path of trying to manually type in what each button did for each console game, I was wondering if there was some sort of project or file or something that listed what each of the controls were for some of the console games.

I did a search on the forums and in Google but nothing came up, so I figured I'd post and see if anyone else has ever heard of a solution.  Apologies if this is a question that comes up all the time.
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Re: Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2008, 10:09:21 am »
I've actually started work on an app to configure the controls for emulators (other than mame) for use with LEDBlinky. The output should be similar to controls.xml.
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Re: Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2008, 11:58:56 am »
Arzoo, have you seen the controls.dat app that headkaze recently wrote? Unless your app is somehow different it might be better not to reinvent the wheel.
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Re: Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2008, 05:18:22 pm »
Arzoo, have you seen the controls.dat app that headkaze recently wrote? Unless your app is somehow different it might be better not to reinvent the wheel.

I have - it's very slick! In some sense it does much more than I need. But it's also missing some data more specific to LEDBlinky.
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Re: Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2008, 08:08:33 pm »
Hey Arzoo I'm going to e-mail you about this as I think I might be able to help out.

EDIT: LMAO I just got your e-mail about it hehe :dizzy:

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Re: Controls.dat type list for consoles?
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2008, 12:07:49 pm »
So the question still remains...Has anyone put any kind of a controls.dat file together for any consoles?