Just a heads up really, be sure to resave all your old layouts with MFME v5.1 into .fml format as the next version no longer supports the loading of .dat files.
You will always be able to convert them using v5.1
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Posted by Wizard on 12 December 2017 - 10:53 PM
Posted by Reg on 26 December 2017 - 07:42 PM
Earlier this year I made an attack on this forum and DADsFME as well.
Part of my complaints was I considered it biased towards a couple of issues that have been done and dusted. I know that a couple of my comments were considered offensive by at least one of the people who tried to do their best, in their words.
Note this is the area that I am talking about here my actions, I am not looking to open up the debate at all. Take this as you want.
Over the past few weeks I have been getting more and more bothered over some of the remarks I made as the weeks have rolled on. Yes, it’s only words on the internet but I am not 100% impressed about my behaviour.
During this period, I have had contact with one of the people that I probably pissed off in the thread and that PM chain has been nothing but friendly.
More recently, I have been dealing with another person who I pissed off over on another forum via PM’s. Again, that PM chain has been nothing but friendly.
These people could have told me to go and f*** myself where the sun does not shine, they did not. There could have been no dialogue at all – I am not sure that I probably deserved any. Either way, the doors had been opened and we’ve spoken – I am not sure that if the roles were reversed I’d have even bothered with me, if I was them.
All I want to do is say thank you very much – you know exactly who you are and I apologise for what I said and insinuated.
The only thing that matters from the wreckage of what has recently happened is our admin here. I wish him well for 2018 and if this message means anything, consider this…
That is me done – I’ll not be as soft as shit to you lot like this ever again, but the people will know who I mean when they read this and I hope they accept the apology.
If I am man enough to call things out publically – I am man enough to post regrets and an apology.
Peace out – have a wonderful 2018.
Posted by ploggy on 01 April 2018 - 07:12 PM
Sorry I'm late. Batch number 8. See what I did there <----------
Probably the most varied set of machines this one. Layouts are:
Ready Steady Go DX
Red Hot Knights DX
Red Hot Roll Classic DX
Red Hot X Club DX
Reelcrazy Deluxe DX
Reely Crazy DX
Road Hog DX
Posted by barcrest junky on 23 January 2018 - 09:10 PM
Posted by ploggy on 03 April 2018 - 07:16 PM
It's that time again. It's batch number 10! It will stop, I promise.
Layouts in this batch are:
The Blues Boys DX
The Big Breakfast DX (S4 Version)
Super Streak DX
Super Multi Nudge DX's
Super Each Way Shuffle DX
Back tomorrow with the final batch.
Posted by ploggy on 02 April 2018 - 07:11 PM
This batch is fine. It's batch number 9.
Plus I've also added the correct layout for Red Hot X Club. The layout that was in batch 8 was an older version that I zipped-up by accident. If you downloaded that version, just overwrite that layout with the .FML file in batch 9. Sorry about that.
Layouts in batch 9 are:
Supa Steppa MPS Version DX
Supa Steppa DX Original Version DX
Strike Ten DX
Special Reserve Deluxe DX
South Park DX
Smash & Grab DX
Silver Ghost Deluxe DX.
Red Hot X Club DX Updated FML File
Posted by ploggy on 30 March 2018 - 07:16 PM
Batch 6 time. A nice varied selection of machines. In this batch are the following layouts:
Lucky Lotto DX
Mazooma Pac-Man DX
Monopoly DX (S4 Version)
Monte Carlo Classic
Nudge Bonanza Deluxe DX
Nudge Bonanza DX (MPU4 Version)
Nudge Double Up Deluxe DX
Posted by ploggy on 25 March 2018 - 07:11 PM
I could start adding the updated MFME6 layouts here if it's easier for the mods, no problem. I'll just do ten, a day, otherwise I'll just be flooding the thread with layouts. Bear in mind that the layouts I'll be uploading, here, go back to 2003, onward. So some of them will look a bit tatty compared to today's layouts.
Fixed Reel Offsets
Updated New Alphas
Backgrounds Adjusted For Borderless Modes
And here are the first ten in alphabetical order:
2p Unlimited DX
777 Heaven DX
Actionbank DX (Newer Version)
Adders & Ladders DX (MPU5 Version)
Around The Board In 40 Days DX
Around The World Club DX
Bands Of Gold DX's (Added an extra version that I didn't orignally release)
Bar-Gain & Casino Classics
Big Buck$ DX
Big Banker DX (MPS Version)
If anyone has any problems, let me know.
Posted by Benjamoose on 04 January 2018 - 12:09 PM
File Name: Homer's Meltdown HD - DX
File Submitter: Benjamoose
File Submitted: 04 Jan 2018
File Category: Epoch
NOTE: This release is for MFME v6.0 and not v5.0 or v5.1 - you will need to download the latest version of MFME to play this ROM/layout combination!
mazza500 - For gifting me a subscription to Fruit-Emu, for making "Homer's Meltdown Classic" which served as a great resource for lamp numbers and for being supportive.
Reg - For helping me with any questions I had via PM and for providing me with an excellent PDF guide that helped get me started with understanding the basics of MFME.
TommyC - For thread support and for his DX of "Homer's Meltdown", which assisted in lamp numbering and figuring out specific elements of MFME.
Johnnyafc - For also helping me with PM questions, support, for providing me with some super high quality reel photos at request and for sending me a copy of "Homer's Meltdown"'s manual! Additionally, his basic "Homer's Meltdown" layout also helped with figuring things out and mapping out numbers.
Wizard - For assisting me with MFME specific issues and for support via PM.
Geddy - For answering questions on the upload format, for PM advice and for giving me the go ahead to release here.
And everyone else in the WIP thread that either offered supportive comments, suggestions or feedback that contributed to helping me figure things out.
=ORIGINAL WIP THREAD=
Posted by Chopaholic on 19 December 2017 - 08:53 PM
Only two specific emulator videos up so far, although there are some other odds and sods on there if you have a poke about.
I've got quite a few machines in mind I'd like to do though, so more videos should be appearing in the coming days and weeks.
I'm also drafting out some ideas for a 'History of Fruit Machine Emulation' video, although that'll take a bit more work than me just talking shite for 10-20 minutes.
Anyway, the DOND Power Five video went up yesterday, Roller Coaster has just gone up now. I'll add to this thread as I add videos to the channel.
Enjoy! And eat more fruit.
Many thanks to all the folks who make these videos are possible at all, not least Wizard for his amazing emulator, the layout creators, resource gatherers, site hosters and everyone else
Posted by DAD on 19 December 2017 - 09:55 AM
Another DX from me from the Star Wars collection, this time its Star Wars a New Hope. This again was done from a photo, just skewed straight and lamped pretty much as is with very little work spent tidying things up. It doesn't always work doing this but in this case I think the rough n ready look works quite well. I don't really like making things ultra sharp by redrawing stuff or using proper fonts every time. Sometimes its necessary though when things are totally unreadable. Its nice and big too for those with large screens, but still looks reasonable on my lappy resized to 1600 x 900 using F3.
Huge thanks to Reg whose brilliant classic I used as a base (he's does love his borders) , and also to wizard for MFME without which non of us would get the chance to play these great emulations.
F - Take Feature
P - Take Step
S - Play Super Trail
B - Take Bonus
H - Hi
L - Lo
` - Cancel
1, 2 & 3 - Hold/Nudge
C - Collect
K - Change Stake
Space - Start
7 - Insert £20
8 - Insert £10
9 - Insert £5
0 - Insert £1
I hope you enoy it.
Cheers everyone and Merry Christmas
Posted by Reg on 17 June 2017 - 06:58 AM
I really wasn't going to do this and told vectra666 I would not cross post and gave reasons, then shaun2097 gave a great response so I figured, what the hell, let's cross post this...
...so I am pleased to finally upload a guide to DIF that I've been working on for a little while to try to bring layout designing to those that have never done this before.
For anyone that is slightly interested, please take a look at the download section for the PDF. I will update this as time goes by. Have fun and go and build those layouts...
To access the file you need to be REGISTERED and have confirmed the email as per standard forums these days.
Please do not host the file elsewhere. It is not much to ask people to download the latest one and more importantly, they can subscribe to the download to get notifications of when it's updated. I do not give permission for this to be hosted or shared in any form apart from direct download.
The PDF is 30+ pages long of pure MFME information along with a section that teaches you how to build a basic classic layout from scratch.
Posted by ploggy on 04 April 2018 - 07:30 PM
Just as good as 7, it's batch number 11!
Sadly the last batch from me. Now all my previous layouts are MFME6 ready I can concentrate on new stuff from here on out. Got loads of stuff I could be getting on with, so I won't be short of things to do. Mostly new machines, but there's a few oldies to be done as well.
The final list of layouts in batch 11 are:
Winning Streak DX
Viva Mexico DX
Tuppenny Nudger DX (MPS Version)
The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers Club DX
Until next time.
Posted by ploggy on 28 March 2018 - 08:44 PM
Ok, lads. Think I've fixed everything. Got two batches this time around. One batch has got the layouts that were in the previous batches that had incorrectly set SEC meter configurations. Which are now fixed, hopefully. And the other set is batch 4. Which has the next ten in alphabetical order.
Incorrect SEC meter layouts were:
Adders & Ladders DX (MPU5 Version)
Cash Bazaar DX
Club Red Dragon DX
Club Who Wants To Be A Legionnaire DX
And layouts in Batch 4 are:
Each Way Shuffle DX
El Bandido Club DX
Fairground Attraction Club DX's
Fast Fruit DX
Fivepenny Nudger DX
Frankie Dettori's 7th Heaven DX
Fruit Snappa DX
Golden Grid DX
Happy Notes DX
Again. Any issues, let me know.
Posted by ploggy on 27 March 2018 - 07:10 PM
Here comes batch 3. I've added an extra layout to batch 3 because I forgot to add the DX I did for Atlantic in batch 1. Don't know how it slipped through.
Layouts in batch 3 include:
Club Take Your Pick DX
Club Who Wants To Be A Legionnaire DX
Copper Run Deluxe DX
Cops 'N' Robbers Sys83 DX
Coronation Street DX
Criss Cross Cash DX
Criss Cross Crazy DX
Double Chance DX
Drop The Lot DX
Each Way Shifter DX
Posted by DAD on 28 December 2017 - 02:56 PM
Here we have Hokey Cokey a lovely little Multilayer from Astra Games. I’ve been waiting to do this for quite some time as you'll know if you've seen the WIP thread. Not sure why I like this so much, maybe it brings back some nice memories, like winning more on it than Tony aka Compost Corner when we met up one day lol (where is he nowadays?).
I've been having some issues trying to get the game to save with the Top Box and slaves in the correct positions. Wizard had a look and offered a fix which worked on his machine but unfortunately not mine. If you have the same issues follow these instructions:
When you load the Top Box, the slaves will load automatically. Unlink the units by pressing Alt+U. Hold the shift key down and drag the Top Box to fit neatly on top of the slaves. You can use the cursor keys for fine adjustment. When positioned, Press Alt+L to link the units back together. You can then use the same drag method to re-position the whole machine to suit your screen.
It's set to £25, 30p, 86% and plays a nice game. A little touch I thought I'd add is on the background of the Top Reels is the actual music to the song Hokey Cokey. You might need a magnifying glass to read it though.
Many thanks to Reg whose Party Time and Bullion Bars releases helped a long way towards getting this up and running and of course to wizard for his outstanding work in bringing us MFME 6.
Keys? Sod off you know 'em by now!!
Cheers, hope you enjoy it.