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  1. questionTest Your X-Arcade™ First! - Online Test Utility Program
    We have created the X-Arcade™ Test Utility Program to test the buttons and directions on the X-Arcade™ (microswitches), proper connection to the PC, as well as verifying that it is ready for MAME™. This program should be your first step to solving problems. Requires Java&tra ...

  2. questionWhat Is MAME™ Classic Gaming?
    With MAME™ you can use your X-Arcade™ to relive thousands of arcade classics on your PC or Mac in their original arcade form! These games are not remakes, but the original, authentic arcade games you played in the 70's, 80's and 90's. See the history of MAME™ Here M.A.M.E.&tr ...

  3. questionConfiguring MAME™ For X-Arcade™ Use - The Easy Way
    How To Use X-Arcade With MAME If you are new to MAME, please see this MAME HOW TO VIDEO. TEST YOUR X-ARCADE™ First test that your controller is fully working in our X-Arcade™ Test Utility Program. The X-Arcade works as a simple keyboard, so if it is working in the test program but ...

  4. questionFree Classic Arcade Games! (MAME™ Alternatives)
    Free Classic Arcade Games! We have also compiled the best free online playable and downloadable games with pages dedicated to each control type. The X-Arcade Tankstick™ can play all of them! X-Arcade™ Trackball Games Play Free Arcade Classics Right In Your Web Browser Tons of arcade ...

  5. questionAdvanced MAME™ Configuration & Config File Download
    NOTE: If you are new to MAME™, we recommend following our easy procedures (for PC and Mac) for using the X-Arcade™ with MAME™. But if you are familiar with MAME™ already or are PC savvy, follow these steps to get the X-Arcade working with your version of MAME™. TEST ...

  6. questionHow To Use MAME™ On Your Mac With Your X-Arcade™
    Step 1: Mame On Your Mac (Computer Genius) Unfortunately, Mame support on the Mac is very weak and requires you to add some frameworks to your Mac. There were some cool apps for Mame on the Mac like MameOSX™ and MacMAME™, but they are no longer supported on current versions ...

  7. questionTroubleshooting MAME™ Problems
    You can save yourself a lot of trouble by simply following our easy MAME™ setup guides and files included. Be sure you first start with our easy MAME™ setup guides here: PC and Mac NOTE: The default button layout that MAME™ uses for the X-Arcade™ is the exact same one t ...

  8. questionMAME™ ROMS
    NOTE: Please read legal implications on MAME™ ROM usage from Northwestern University Law School before downloading any ROMs to ensure legal compliance. We cannot provide any instructions or information on how to download MAME ROMS due to the lack of legal options to purchase the roms ...

  9. questionHow do I change the X-Arcade™ from 8-way to 4-way mode?
    If you are playing a game like Pac-Man™ or Donkey Kong™ and find that the joystick gets stuck when changing directions, this is because these original arcade games used 4-way restricted joysticks, while the X-Arcade™ is set to 8-way mode by default. You can solve this with the ...

  10. questionEmulation on Game Consoles
    Emulation isn't only for PC anymore. You can now play many emulators including MAME on nearly every game console. This usually requires the console to either have a modchip or to be softmodded (software-hacked). Here is some basic information to on emulation on game consoles. Original Xbox: Cio ...

  11. questionUsing X-Arcade With Hyperspin
    X-Arcade + Hyperspin: Seamless Combination HyperSpin is an animated arcade frontend for Windows for use on Home Arcade Machines. HyperSpin allows you to create custom menu systems to run most executables with that arcade look and feel. HyperSpin takes a more artwork oriented approach to creating ...

  12. questionStreet Fighter IV & Super Street Fighter IV: AE - PC Setup
    Super Street Fighter IV™: Arcade Edition Setup: Luckily Capcom® fixed the keyboard problem found in Street Fighter IV™ in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition™ (make sure you have the latest game patch). Simply be sure to have your X-Arcade™ plugged in before sta ...

  13. questionUse X-Arcade™ as a Windows Joystick/Gamepad Controller
    Method 1: VJoy Virtual Joystick Driver can create virtual joysticks in Windows, and comes with a tool which allows you to map keystrokes to the virtual joysticks axes and buttons. Our custom ini will map the X-Arcade to the same buttons layout as a Xbox 360 controller in Windows. This means tha ...

  14. questionOuya with X-Arcade
    The X-Arcade is natively supported by the OUYA game console and simply acts like a single gamepad. This means it will work in the menus and in supported software. Unfortunately however, the OUYA developers made both players on a dual/Tankstick controller both act like the same controller, so yo ...

  15. questionX-Arcade With Raspberry PI
    RetroPIe The RetroPie Project is a collection of works that all have the overall goal to turn the Raspberry Pi into a dedicated retro-gaming console. It supports a wide variety of systems and emulators. The author of the project added X-Arcade support by making Xarcade2Jstick, a user-space daem ...

  16. questionHow can I disable 'Sticky Keys' and 'Filter Keys'?
    The 'Sticky Keys' shortcut is activated by hitting the Shift key on your keyboard or button 4 on the X-Arcade 5 times. The 'Filter Keys' shortcut is activated by holding the Shift key on your keyboard or button 4 on the X-Arcade for 8 seconds. To disable them: Hit the Shift key 5 times to acti ...

  17. questionHow can I play pinball games like Visual Pinball and Future Pinball with the X-Arcade?
    The X-Arcade works brilliantly with Pinball Emulators due to the native Pinball Side Buttons on the X-Arcade. The Tankstick version has DUAL PINBALL BUTTONS. For the Tankstick: 2 of the buttons are native for mouse and many pinball games such as Visual Pinball that do not have native mouse butt ...

  18. questionMaximus Arcade Frontend and the X-Arcade
    Maximus Arcade is a commercial computer-based software that allows for seamless interaction with multiple arcade and console emulators while keeping the Windows environment hidden. Although best suited for use in arcade cabinets, it can be configured for use in a kiosk or simply running on a co ...

  19. questionThe History Of MAME™ Arcade Gaming
    In 1996, Nicoloa Salmoria began working on a software program to allow the play of a single classic arcade machine on his PC. Sparked by a previous interest in playing arcade classics, he released MAME™ and gave birth to a new way to play classic games. The MAME™ OPEN SOURCE DEVELOP ...

  20. questionWhy can't I use the right side of the X-Arcade™ on some 2-player games in MAME™?
    It's important to understand is that these games you are playing in MAME™ are not PC remakes of classics, they are the real arcade games being emulated on your PC. So if the game only had one set of controls that you took turns playing at the arcade, the emulation software cannot change t ...

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