MAME Crosshairs Question
I can't get the custom crosshairs to work. I've downloaded the custom crosshairs from MAMEWorld/Mr. Do's Arcade Artwork. I unzipped the files and put them into a folder labeled "crosshair" where my MAME executable is located. I checked and made sure the mame.ini file's "core search path options" searches for the folder "crosshair". In the mame.ini file, it reads "crosshairpath . . . . . . crosshair"
My question is do I have to rename the custom crosshair files to match the particular game I want to use it?
For example, if I want to use a custom crosshair for the game "Jurrasic Park", do I have to rename the crosshair file to "jpark" so that it matches the game's set? Do I have to add the extension ".png"?
For example, one of the custom crosshair files that I downloaded is named "aburner-blu". So how do I get to use that crosshair file for a game like Jurrasic Park? Do I have to rename the file "aburner-blu" to "jpark"?
Also, how do I actually change/switch a game's crosshair? Do I change the crosshair by pressing "Tab" while in gameplay and look for an option to change it in there? Or do I change the crosshair by pressing "F2" and change it in the service options? I pressed "F2" while playing "Jurrasic Park" and I went into the service menu and I could not find where it gives an option to change the crosshairs. I also pressed "Tab" and tried to find an option that lets me change the crosshairs but I could not find it there neither. So where do I exactly go to change/switch the crosshairs?
(The mame.dev docs/config.txt website says that the default folder for custom crosshairs is titled "crsshair". But my mame.ini file searches for the folder "crosshair" and not "crsshair". So I know that is not the problem in regards to it searching for the mispelled folder name.)
Last edited by OldSchoolGamer; 08-25-2011 at 08:57:01 AM.
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