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 Starting in v1.4 there's an easy method to allow one-wheel (one game) to have an alternate launch/run mode. Starting in v1.4 there's an easy method to allow one-wheel (one game) to have an alternate launch/run mode.
  
-How it works is that for each game in GamesManager you can specifiy in the "Alternate Run Modes" field a list of comma separated values that the Front-End will display inside the GamesMenu. So on the front-end you can start the table directly which will make the altmode value empty, or you can press the GameMenu key (bringinup that games menu with all other options), and you will see each Alt-Mode Launch option as a separate wheel.+How it works is that for each game in GamesManager you can specifiy in the "Alternate Run Modes" field a list of comma separated values that the Front-End will display inside the GamesMenu. So on the front-end you can start the table directly which will make the altmode value empty, or you can press the **__Menu select key__** (bringinup that games menu with all other options), and you will see each Alt-Mode Launch option as a separate wheel.
  
 Then in launch script you can do things depending on the value of [ALTMODE]. best to see example below for FX3. Then in launch script you can do things depending on the value of [ALTMODE]. best to see example below for FX3.
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 **AltRunModes:** For each of your FX3 tables, you want to put in the Alternate Run Modes : classic,hotseat2,hotseat3,hotseat4 **AltRunModes:** For each of your FX3 tables, you want to put in the Alternate Run Modes : classic,hotseat2,hotseat3,hotseat4
  
-Then in Popper, instead of directly starting the wheel, you press the "Menu Select" to get to the game menu and launch the Alt-Mode Wheel from there.+Then in Popper, instead of directly starting the wheel, you press the "Menu Select Key" to get to the game menu and launch the Alt-Mode Wheel from there.
  
 You need to change your FX3 Launch script to something like this: remember this is just an example, you will need to keep your dmdext and other commands from before. You need to change your FX3 Launch script to something like this: remember this is just an example, you will need to keep your dmdext and other commands from before.
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