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#121 skpManiac

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Posted 03 June 2016 - 10:17 PM

are there any plans to do an animated one, if so I can wait :)
the flashing looks nicer lol

 

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 10:15 AM


This is the multi version, meaning 3 screen and 2 screen support (you just have to hide the grill in the options)

easy!

 

Let's pretend I am new to this ;)
How do I hide it, is that in BACKGLASS VIEW in VP?

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 12:53 PM

2 and 3 Screen set-up and more

For The setups using a real DMD just put the number 1 in the line marked in red and (leave the 3 lines above it at 0

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In your B2S_SetUp.exe, B2S_ScreenResEditor or ScreenRes.txt if you put any number in the line ( Marked in Red ) it should automatically get rid of the grill and some back glasses come with an image for the DMD area ( You have to have the correct directb2s file that is built to support it - Try a different version of the Back glass if needed ) if you fill in all 4 bottom lines it will locate the image for you, Games like (Back to the Future) or you may have to right-click the back glass and have more options when the game is running..

The type of DMD that comes with games like (Attack from Mars) has nothing to do with the B2S set up file...(ScreenRes.txt)

Those Settings are kept in the windows registry -- see More info Below

 

1920
1080
1360
768
2  <---- Some Times you need to try 1 - 15 -- for back Glass to be on the right screen -- The monitor numbers in windows don't mean anything for the set up in VP
0
0
1330      0 <-- 2 screen setup Leave at 0
440        0 <-- 2 screen setup Leave at 0
1379      0 <-- 2 screen setup Leave at 0
145        0 <-- 2 screen setup Leave at 0
0

 

Here is a screenres.txt utility to setup and test your screenres.txt file.  You have to experiment with the Backglass display #.  Download, unzip, run and open or create your screenres.txt file
https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing

Attached File  DSC00938.JPG   150.13KB   7 downloadsAttached File  BackGlass settings.jpg   249.17KB   5 downloads

 

If you get a DMD that looks similar to this then go in the Table script and change the hidden = 0 to number one - also see more info

Attached File  Bad DMD.jpg   44.89KB   7 downloads

 

More Info - Also includes Setting up a default DMD (Like Attack from Mars) location for all tables

http://www.vpforums....als&article=136

B2S Backglass Designer v1.2

https://www.vpforums...s&showfile=7549

B2S_Debug Tool

http://vpuniverse.co...4297-b2s-debug/

 

Playfield monitor should be on the left with additional monitors to the right and best to have them align with the top of the Playfield monitor- Example Below

Try this order

Playfield, BackGlass, Dmd then Topper

Not necessarily in the order of 1 2 3

Attached File  B2S_SetUp.jpg   38.31KB   27 downloadsAttached File  Displays.jpg   69.76KB   7 downloads

 

To start the back glass with older games including early VPX and VP9

https://www.vpforums...=32383&p=318484

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Info related to VP 10.5

https://www.vpforums...=40867&p=413287

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For setting dmddevice.ini - (PUP Packs) and

Using colorized ROMs and AltColor Color Pallettes

https://vpinball.com...e/rom-patching/

http://vpuniverse.co...olor-pallettes/

http://vpuniverse.co...or-rom-patches/

https://github.com/f.../dmd-extensions


Edited by Outhere, 20 March 2019 - 04:04 PM.


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Posted 04 June 2016 - 02:43 PM

ok, I have RMC the backglass and turned Grill OFF, still the same, so I changed the B2S setup and still the same lol

I think I am stuck with it :P

 

This is my settings as they were

https://www.dropbox....kglass.PNG?dl=0



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Posted 04 June 2016 - 03:15 PM

Did you download the one from my Dropbox link? And delete the old one?

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Posted 08 July 2016 - 06:05 PM

3 Screen set-up BackGlass animated

https://www.dropbox.....directb2s?dl=0

I had missed this post

 

Thanks very much = that's much better :)


Edited by skpManiac, 08 July 2016 - 06:05 PM.


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Posted 24 August 2016 - 01:53 PM

stunning table, thank you !
 

would like to change the dmd colour to the green shades i have seen when i played a real AMH. does anyone have any idea how to change this ? i had a look in the table scripts and in ultradmd , but could not find any reference to colouring.

 

thanks for any help :)


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Posted 24 August 2016 - 03:54 PM

stunning table, thank you !
 

would like to change the dmd colour to the green shades i have seen when i played a real AMH. does anyone have any idea how to change this ? i had a look in the table scripts and in ultradmd , but could not find any reference to colouring.

 

thanks for any help :)

I believe you have to click on the DMD



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Posted 25 August 2016 - 02:52 PM

 

I love this table, thanks for the hard work.

Is it just me, or does the game over "match" not work properly? It only works properly when I get a high score. This also seems to stop me from starting a new game on free play. I've been working around this issue by restarting the visual pinball player.

i have the exact same problem, did you figure it out?

 

I checked the script today, and I think I found the problem.

If you want to try my fix, first make a backup of the table just in case.

Open the script, hit CTRL- F, type "Sub GameOver0", and then find the next "Exit For". After that line of code, start a new line and type "Else" and on the next line "GotHS = 0".

        nameEntry HSCHeck, HSPlace
        Exit For
    Else
        GotHS = 0
    End If
Next

I'm not the table author, so I can't say for sure this fixes the bug without adding problems of its own, but it's working better for me now.



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Posted 25 August 2016 - 02:56 PM

 

stunning table, thank you !
 

would like to change the dmd colour to the green shades i have seen when i played a real AMH. does anyone have any idea how to change this ? i had a look in the table scripts and in ultradmd , but could not find any reference to colouring.

 

thanks for any help :)

I believe you have to click on the DMD

 

 

d'oh, thanks! i am using a real dmd so didn't have the option of clicking it as the software dmd was hidden. Thanks, wow, what a huge range of colours and themes to choose from, ultradmd rocks with a real LED DMD :)

 

this is possibly my nerw favourite table of everything in VP. I think I played it for nearly 2 hours straight and I am finally getting the hang oif the modes etc. this is a really funny pin, with great shots, music, lighting.

 

thanks so much to shoopity and freneticamnesiac for making this masterpiece.

 

one small issue which is ultradmd related.... my dmd retains the colour theme of AMH even when I exit the table and every table I play after AMH is played with the AMH theme, unless I do a software reset of the DMD through it's control panel app. Last time I tried to enter the name of the DMD it got censored, weird eh, guess I'm missing something there.


Edited by CJS, 25 August 2016 - 03:02 PM.


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Posted 25 August 2016 - 07:15 PM

I am flattered by the continued interest in this table. I'm proud of it for sure! It's 90% Shoopity, I only did the fun stuff. It's still my favorite table I've recreated.

 

 

 

 

stunning table, thank you !
 

would like to change the dmd colour to the green shades i have seen when i played a real AMH. does anyone have any idea how to change this ? i had a look in the table scripts and in ultradmd , but could not find any reference to colouring.

 

thanks for any help :)

I believe you have to click on the DMD

 

 

d'oh, thanks! i am using a real dmd so didn't have the option of clicking it as the software dmd was hidden. Thanks, wow, what a huge range of colours and themes to choose from, ultradmd rocks with a real LED DMD :)

 

this is possibly my nerw favourite table of everything in VP. I think I played it for nearly 2 hours straight and I am finally getting the hang oif the modes etc. this is a really funny pin, with great shots, music, lighting.

 

thanks so much to shoopity and freneticamnesiac for making this masterpiece.

 

one small issue which is ultradmd related.... my dmd retains the colour theme of AMH even when I exit the table and every table I play after AMH is played with the AMH theme, unless I do a software reset of the DMD through it's control panel app. Last time I tried to enter the name of the DMD it got censored, weird eh, guess I'm missing something there.

 

 

 

If I was at home where I have the table installed I could tell you what you can do... in the script there's options at the top for setting the DMD color, that's why this changes for every table after you play this. You could either delete that script, or copy it to your other UltraDMD tables so every table has it's own color settings. If I remember when I get home I'll post a quick guide.



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Posted 26 August 2016 - 12:27 AM

Well it looks like I lied, I thought this was one I put the script in that would set the color of the DMD at the start but apparently not, unable to determine what's wrong ...



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Posted 28 August 2016 - 12:28 PM

Well it looks like I lied, I thought this was one I put the script in that would set the color of the DMD at the start but apparently not, unable to determine what's wrong ...

 

I don't know if it helps... but I've noticed when I'm playing tables where I have set my own colour theme for the LED DMD - such as Attack from Mars I have a Red/Green theme - the AMH theme is not persistant. it only stays for tables that just use default colours for the DMD.

 

Man, I played the crap out of this table again tonight. Funny you know I played a real one here in Australia and it kicked my arse badly, guess cause it was new and I had no idea what to do. I stepped left and played Metallica instead :)

 

If anyone needs a reason to start using VP10 or upgrade their PC for VP10..... this table is that reason :)



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Posted 06 September 2016 - 06:28 AM

I accidentally hid my ultra DMD with the check box. How do I get it back please?



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Posted 06 September 2016 - 06:40 AM

I accidentally hid my ultra DMD with the check box. How do I get it back please?

 

Go to registry editor (type regedit into the windows search box) and go to this location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\UltraDMD and change hideVDMD from True to False



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Posted 06 September 2016 - 07:19 AM

Man, I played the crap out of this table again tonight. Funny you know I played a real one here in Australia and it kicked my arse badly, guess cause it was new and I had no idea what to do. I stepped left and played Metallica instead :)

 CJS, that didn't happen to be at Broadmeadow's Pizza N Pinball was it???



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Posted 16 September 2016 - 02:12 AM

 

 

I love this table, thanks for the hard work.

Is it just me, or does the game over "match" not work properly? It only works properly when I get a high score. This also seems to stop me from starting a new game on free play. I've been working around this issue by restarting the visual pinball player.

i have the exact same problem, did you figure it out?

 

I checked the script today, and I think I found the problem.

If you want to try my fix, first make a backup of the table just in case.

Open the script, hit CTRL- F, type "Sub GameOver0", and then find the next "Exit For". After that line of code, start a new line and type "Else" and on the next line "GotHS = 0".

        nameEntry HSCHeck, HSPlace
        Exit For
    Else
        GotHS = 0
    End If
Next

I'm not the table author, so I can't say for sure this fixes the bug without adding problems of its own, but it's working better for me now.

 

thanks sooo much... worked perfect, i have seen other people on other sites complain about this problem too.. cant believe how people keep going on about this b2s nonsense, i had a 3 screen color changing b2s right away. but never played this because i hated that the game ended and wouldnt restart.  

 

anyways.  thanks for the easy fix... and now i love the game and play it a lot.  



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Posted 20 September 2016 - 12:33 AM

 

 

Man, I played the crap out of this table again tonight. Funny you know I played a real one here in Australia and it kicked my arse badly, guess cause it was new and I had no idea what to do. I stepped left and played Metallica instead :)

 CJS, that didn't happen to be at Broadmeadow's Pizza N Pinball was it???

 

 

haha yes mate, that's the place, been there a number of times. Love that place. I don't live in Newy but have a good friend there and we always head to P+P when i'm visiting.


 

 

I love this table, thanks for the hard work.

Is it just me, or does the game over "match" not work properly? It only works properly when I get a high score. This also seems to stop me from starting a new game on free play. I've been working around this issue by restarting the visual pinball player.

i have the exact same problem, did you figure it out?

 

I checked the script today, and I think I found the problem.

If you want to try my fix, first make a backup of the table just in case.

Open the script, hit CTRL- F, type "Sub GameOver0", and then find the next "Exit For". After that line of code, start a new line and type "Else" and on the next line "GotHS = 0".

        nameEntry HSCHeck, HSPlace
        Exit For
    Else
        GotHS = 0
    End If
Next

I'm not the table author, so I can't say for sure this fixes the bug without adding problems of its own, but it's working better for me now.

 

 

THANK YOU :)



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Posted 20 September 2016 - 01:27 PM

I can get everything to load fine, but I can't launch the ball far enough to get onto the playfield! I pull the plunger all the way back and it stalls right at the top. Also none of my DOF stuff seems to be working, I did just transfer all my pinballX stuff into my old visual pinball folder though. Maybe I goofed up my DOF settings doing that. I haven't tried any of my old tables.



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Posted 21 September 2016 - 07:07 AM

I can get everything to load fine, but I can't launch the ball far enough to get onto the playfield! I pull the plunger all the way back and it stalls right at the top. Also none of my DOF stuff seems to be working, I did just transfer all my pinballX stuff into my old visual pinball folder though. Maybe I goofed up my DOF settings doing that. I haven't tried any of my old tables.

 

you're running in VP10 ? that (too much friction) sounds like you might not be....







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