RoM-Jacket emulation tool

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  1. sudopinion
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    RoM-Jacket is a comprehnsive solution for creating a unified ROM-library platform for HTPC frontends such as Hyperspin, XBMC/Kodi and others.



    The main features of RoM-Jacket include:



    Automated HTPC frontend setup

    Per-Game settings management

    Game asset consolidation

    Executable ROM creation.

    Binary Installer
    Github
     
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    Uhm... you probably shouldn't use white in your post. :P
     
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    :lol:
    :)
    :yay:

    :mellow:
     
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    Okay, I fixed your fonts so that your thread is visible on both the standard theme and the dark theme - hope you don't mind. :P
     
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    Looks good to me
     
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    cooool!!!!!
     
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    this looks like a very cool thing, but how do this integrates with steam? i am a bit concerned about safety :/
     
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    Ooh, HyperSpin support. I found that to be a pain in the ass to set up and never got it to work with anything other than MAME which it was pretty much already configured for. This could be exactly what i need to make other things work :D
     
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    It can use ICE or it can inject your shortcuts.vdf file using custom code I wrote. It backs up your shortcuts.vdf file, so you don't have to worry.
     
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    i am a bit confused about ice itself, are you the author of ice?
     
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    no. I'm not the author of ICE.
     
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    Well, Kodi support has been added. RoM-Jacket will continue to distribute the last version compatible with Windows XP, but if you have Kodi it will be detected & RCB/ADVL will be configured.

    I've also been implementing a hash-based integrity checking system to help facilitate repository updates and help users who have interrupted or incomplete downloads.

    Archive handling has been improved: Users who have their ROMs compressed individually now have some options on if/how to extract and jacketize them.

    In addition to the supported systems compatible with MESS, a host of other systems (60 or so) can now be automatically configured.
    Users who configure a MESS system which has multiple media types (tapes/carts/disks etc...) can allow RoM-Jacket to determine the media type.

    A Mirror+ option has been added to the Frontend section which will convert box-art into icons for their mirrors (.lnk shortcuts). These are large (Vista) icons and look great in Windows Explorer.

    Savestate/battery/memcard saves can be linked into the cloud (GoogleDrive, OneDrive and Dropbox) for backup and multi-computer gaming.

    Many more options have been added for emulators and a "default-settings" option has been added in the jacketizing wizard to bypass these options in order to quickly setup any system.

    Motioninjoy has been removed from the Drivers section.

    WINE support has been enhanced.

    retroArch core updater/downloader.
    improved emulator downloading
    bios-detection and installation improvements
    Advanced Launcher scraped art conversion options enhanced
    ...
    new website!

    Lots more too, but that should bring some users up to speed.
     
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    Fixed your formatting. Next time if you're going to paste something from another source, please paste as plain text (with CTRL+Shift+V for Firefox/Chrome) to avoid any future formatting problems, or if you're not using either browser paste your text into the rich text editor instead of the BBC editor (hit the A in the top right corner of the post box) so it doesn't automatically apply. This helps prevent issues with users who use either the dark theme or the light theme.
     
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    Added support for Kodi's Internet Archive ROM Launcher plugin.
    site scraper (theromdepot.com currently supported)
    artwork-scraper for 14 systems
    antimicro integrated
    DOSBox integrated
     
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    So... I guess my question is are emulators included with this as plugins, or does this work alongside other emulators?
     
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    RoM-Jacket downloads the emulators as needed from several repositories using aria2c for redundancy, to lighten the load and in many cases speed up transfers. These emulators are pretty bleeding edge (ususally emucr builds) but it's often whichever "works best" in many cases.
    You can also download and install all the default-emulators simultaniously using the link for your computer's architecture on this page.
    Other emulators can be assigned to systems & ROMs using a wizard, however only currently supported systems & emulators are auto-configured.
    This page has a list of currently supported emulators. (under applications)
     
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    A little late to the party! Is there a way to create xml files that can be used in the internet archive rom launcher's dat files folder? Would be nice to create some collections. Thank you
     
  18. Tom Bombadildo

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    Looks like the OP hasn't made a post in like a year now, I don't think you're getting an answer to this.
     
  19. robertjoseph1976

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    That is kind of what I figured. I am trying to figure out how to make my own lists for internet archive rom launcher. Thank you for the reply.
     
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