Welcome to ArcadeMVS/wiki


ArcadeMVS is a GitLab group of repositories related to creating a custom Multi-Video-System for home use.


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  • Group Owner: keilmillerjr#1590



This wiki is a git repository (code versioning and collaboration), hosted on GitLab. It uses MkDocs, a wiki site generator. It comes in the form of a pip package. pip is a python package manager. The Git repository only needs to contain the markdown files. It's static pages are built by GitLab's Continuous Integration.

  1. Install Git, if not installed $ git --version
    • Debian: $ sudo apt install git-all
    • Mac Homebrew: $ /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" to install homebrew and then $ brew install git to install Git.
    • Mac Command Line Tools (Mac 10.9+): $ xcode-select --install
    • Mac Installer: Download and run installer from https://git-scm.com/download/mac.
    • Windows: Download and run installer from https://git-scm.com/download/win.
  2. Fork the wiki repository.
    1. Navigate your browser to https://gitlab.com/arcademvs/wiki.
    2. Click the fork icon.
    3. Choose a namespace to fork your project to.
  3. Clone the repo with SSH or HTTPS. Click the clone icon for your link.
    • $ git clone git@gitlab.com:namespace/wiki.git
    • $ git clone https://gitlab.com/namespace/wiki.git
  4. More steps to come. This section is UNFINISHED.

It takes a lot of time to document this wiki, patch and compile MAME, write and support AttractMode layouts/modules/plugins. Any donations would help me to maintain my hardware used for such open source projects.

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Below is an overview of the ArcadeMVS subgroups and projects. To view the projects, visit the ArcadeMVS namespace on GitLab. Each project should have a readme.

├── attract
│   ├── plugins
│   │   ├── debug
│   │   ├── fadetogame
│   │   ├── leap
│   │   └── sequencer
│   ├── modules
│   │   ├── debug
│   │   ├── helpers
│   │   ├── shader
│   │   └── shuffle
│   └── layouts
│       ├── flavors
│       ├── mvscomplete
│       ├── picknmix
│       └── playchoicecomplete
├── mame
└── wiki