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Working with FX3 & FX2

Most common issue: Most people cannot use FX3 in Exclusive Screen Mode. Many people found that VLC media will be crashed when returning from FX3/2. The easy solution is to setup FX3 in its video settings to use Window-Borderless.

Also, you must run the your steam-client on windows startup (the default behaviour). You do not want to run steam for the first time from launch script.

NEW!! Exciting update to PuPDMD inside Popper to mirror FX3/2 easily.

see here: http://www.nailbuster.com/wikipinup/doku.php?id=pupdmd_fx3|

For DMDExt:

DMDExt is difficult to get setup and should be done OUTSIDE of Frontend at first to make sure you have all the proper DMDEXT parameters set. Once that works then you can copy your tested parameters into the launch script of FX3.

In DMDEXT if you're using –fx3-legacy option you need to setup the size of your DMD in FX3 EXACTLY to the correct width and height like this:

DMDExT with FX

note: dmdext.exe is an exe that will mirror the FX3 dmd to a better looking LCD-DMD window or your hardware DMD. It is DIFFERANT THAN dmddevice.ini and it only gets its settings via command line parameters… no changes to the dmddevice.ini will help/affect the DMDExt.exe program.

Here is a sample of a LCD-DMDext Setup that I use: You would change the #'s in the virtual-position parameters to your screen size position. THIS WILL NOT WORK WITH HARDWARE DMDs.

cd "C:\Visual Pinball\VPinMAME"

start /min "" "dmdext.exe" mirror --source=pinballfx3 -q -d virtual  --fx3-legacy --virtual-hide-grip --virtual-position=5786 514 1560 375 --pinup PINUP\[GAMENAME]

START "" "[STARTDIR]Launch\VPXSTARTER.exe" 5 10 20 "Pinball FX3"

SET ALTPARAM=
if "[ALTMODE]"=="classic"  (SET ALTPARAM=-class )
if "[ALTMODE]"=="hotseat2" (SET ALTPARAM=-hotseat_2 )
if "[ALTMODE]"=="hotseat3" (SET ALTPARAM=-hotseat_3 )
if "[ALTMODE]"=="hotseat4" (SET ALTPARAM=-hotseat_4 )

START "" "[DIREMU]\steam.exe" -applaunch 442120 %ALTPARAM% -table_[GAMENAME]

a sample one for pin2dmd would replace the dmdext line from above with this:

start /min "" "dmdext.exe" mirror --source=pinballfx3 --fx3-legacy -q -d pin2dmd --pinup PinUP\[GAMENAME]

a sample with pindmdv3

start /min "" "dmdext.exe" mirror --source=pinballfx3 -q -d pindmdv3 -p com3 --fx3-legacy --pinup PINUP\[GAMENAME]

Sample NON-STEAM Sample Launch Script:

@echo off

rem remove rem to setup your DMDEXT press "open examples for more info"
rem cd "C:\Visual Pinball\VPinMAME"

rem start /min "" "dmdext.exe" mirror --source=pinballfx3 -q -d auto --virtual-hide-grip --virtual-position=x y w -o PinUP\[GAMENAME]

START "" "[STARTDIR]Launch\VPXSTARTER.exe" 5 5 60 "Pinball FX3"
cd /d "[DIREMU]"
START "" "PinballFX3.exe" -table_[GAMENAME]

Close script FX3

"[STARTDIR]LAUNCH\PUPCLOSER.EXE" WINTIT "Pinball FX3" 4 1

rem          Remove "rem" on the next line to close DMDExt after exiting a table.
rem taskkill /f /im "dmdext.exe"

SSF with FX3 ,PuP-SSF and DOFLinx

see here: https://vpinball.com/VPBdownloads/fx3-ssf-surround-sound-feedback-pup-packs/

For FX2 Sample Launch Script

@echo off

rem remove rem to setup your DMDEXT press "open examples for more info"
rem cd "C:\Visual Pinball\VPinMAME"

rem start /min "" "dmdext.exe" mirror --source=pinball FX2 -q -d auto --virtual-hide-grip --virtual-position=x y w -o PinUP\[GAMENAME]

START "" "[STARTDIR]Launch\VPXSTARTER.exe" 5 1 5 "Pinball FX2.exe"

cd /d "[DIREMU]"

START "" "Pinball FX2.exe" -applaunch -table [GAMENAME]

Close script FX2

"[STARTDIR]LAUNCH\PUPCLOSER.EXE" WINTIT "Pinball FX2" 4 1

rem          Remove "rem" on the next line to close DMDExt after exiting a table.
rem taskkill /f /im "dmdext.exe"
emulator_fx_non_steam.1564074254.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/07/25 13:04 by pinupadmin