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Posted byTekhmaster
Posted on03/14/01 11:10 PM



> Hi Techmaster, great work on the latest version!
>
> I read from an earlier post that you plan to put a virtual keyboard into MAMECE
> in the next version. I was wondering if I could pass on a couple of control
> ideas that have been bugging me. After trying to play games with several
> different emus on my iPaq it's clear two things would make playing games a lot
> easier:
>
> The first is auto fire for buttons. Since only 1 keypress can be made at a time
> on the iPaq it would be handy to avoid having to bash the buttons, which brings
> me to the other thing I think could help, the ability to toggle buttons on and
> off, so for example you could toggle the run button in Mario Bros. so that Mario
> always runs, rather than trying to hold run down with the stylus and use the
> machine's buttons for jumping, which is fiddly...
>
> I think this could really help iPaq users, and possibly any other pocketpc
> owners too. I don't know how robust the touch screens are but I often worry
> about the rapid "jabbing" I often do in order to play some of the nes and gb
> games.
>
> Do you think these ideas might be worth looking into?
> Cheers,
> PhotoBoy
>
Every idea is worth investigating :)
The question is will it pan out to something usable. I like your ideas and share your concerns.
WIll have to see if I can implement some of them.


Cheers,
-Techmaster

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*Ideas for virtual keyboard  Anonymous03/14/01 07:02 PM
..Re: Ideas for virtual keyboard  Tekhmaster03/14/01 11:10 PM
..*Re: Ideas for virtual keyboard  Anonymous11/19/01 11:36 PM