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Haze
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Re: How to do this in MAME on Beezer? - mixed results...
08/10/17 01:20 AM


> > > In the manual for Beezer, to enter test mode, the instructions state this:
> > >
> > > > To enter test mode:
> > > >(a) Power down
> > > >(b) Turn on while holding down 1P / 2P start switches
> > >
> > > I can confirm this works on a real machine. How do you replicate this in MAME? I
> > > tried a few things with no success.
> > >
> > > Joe (joemagiera at ameritech dot net)
> > > joemagiera@ameritech.net
> >
> > hold start1+start2 (1+2) and press F3
> >
> > note, it only works in the parent set, presumably it was added in that revision and
> > doesn't exist in the older one.
>
> Hi Haze, thanks for the info. I'm using MAME 188 by the way. Just tried various
> combinations.
>
> On set 2, holding down 1+2 and pressing F3 has no effect. Holding down just 1 and
> pressing F3 reboots game (does not go into test)
> Holding down just 2 and pressing F3 reboots game (does not go into test)
>
> On set 1, holding down 1+2 and pressing F3 has no effect.
> Holding down just 2 and pressing F3 reboots game (does not go into test)
> Holding down just 1 and pressing F3, game goes into test.
>
> On my real game, I admit, I only tried holding down both 1+2 and turning on (which
> works). I didn't try just 1 and just 2. I won't be able to do that tonight, I'll try
> that tomorrow.
>
> But what about MAME? Is there a problem there? Holding down 1 + 2 definitely works in
> a real game and definitely doesn't work in MAME.
>

it definitely works here, I tested it before posting, it's probably your keyboard not able to send 1+2+f3

looks like the game code only cares about start 1 anyway tho, as you observe.







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* How to do this in MAME on Beezer? joemagiera 08/10/17 12:47 AM
. * Re: How to do this in MAME on Beezer? Haze  08/10/17 12:51 AM
. * Re: How to do this in MAME on Beezer? - mixed results... joemagiera  08/10/17 01:18 AM
. * Re: How to do this in MAME on Beezer? - mixed results... Haze  08/10/17 01:20 AM

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