> > > > MESS however is another story. What a bizarrely user-unfriendly application. > > Haha. You get used to it. I don't use a front-end usually. If you can get all your > stuff set up to use the softlist feature, then you can avoid a lot of the pain in the > ass stuff and use it like mame e.g. "mess nes smb1" instead of "mess nes -cart > c:\ALL_MY_ROMZZZ\smario1.nes". That makes it easier.
QMC2 is my best friend. I uses command line and ini files as well. All three.