> 1. Get a copy of Visual Pinball. The latest version can always be found at the
> homepage , or can be found here .
> 2. Unzip the file into a directory, and run the "SETUP.EXE" file, which will
> install the program.
> 3. Get a copy of VisualPinMAME. The latest version can be found at the homepage
> , or downloaded from here . If you go to the homepage, be careful not to
> download a copy of "normal" PinMAME by mistake. (Caught me out the first
> 4. Unzip this file into another directory. I create a folder inside the Visual
> Pinball directory called VPINMAME but it doesn't really matter where you put it.
> 5. When you've unzipped VpinMAME, you should see a file called "SETUP.BAT".
> Double-click the file to run it. You should get a message telling you that
> VPINMAME.DLL has successfully been entered into the registry.
> 6. Now create a new folder inside your VPINMAME directory, and call it ROMS.
> 7. You'll now need to get ROMs and the Visual Pinball table files. You can get
> these from a number of websites listed at the very bottom of this document.
> 8. Put table files into the TABLES folder inside your VPINBALL directory.
> 9. Create a new folder inside your VPINMAME\ROMS directory, with the same name
> as the first part of the zip file, ie if the zipfile is called "TZ_94H.ZIP",
> call the folder "TZ_94H". Unzip the ROMs file into this folder.
> 10. You're now ready to go. Start Visual Pinball, and open the table file you
> want to play. Now, hit the play button. Next, follow the on-screen
> instructions. If itís the very first time youíve played a table, the first time
> the table starts up, it does diagnostics, so youíll need to close it and hit
> play again, and now youíre ready to play. The 5 key is insert coin, the 1 key
> is start, and the shift keys are the flipper controls. F1 is various options, F2
> is a key legend, and F3 is reset.
> Great Visual Pinball/VisualPinMame Links:
The newest vpinmame (beta3) uses a file called Setup.exe -- and once you run that file, do not delete or move the setup.exe file or any file you unzipped for visual pinmame -- it uses these files and keeps track of where you originally ran it on your hard drive.