attract-mode

Want your linux arcade machine to boot right into, and shut down from your attract-mode front end? Change to OpenBox as your window manager: log out, select openbox above log in reboot Add attract mode to autostart with openbox vim ~/.config/openbox/autostart paste this: #AutoStart Attract-Mode attract :wq Hide the UI […]

I had a little downtime at lunch today so I made a new intro video for the quasicade. This video will play immediately as attract mode loads, before it shows the wheel. This is great for showing someone the machine start up for the first time. You can really build […]

Lubuntu 16.04, MAME 0.179, and Attract-mode 2.20 on older hardware: We’re still using the old HP DV9700 series entertainment laptop. Here are some details: Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Model DV9700  Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz Memory 3GB DDR2 SDRAM Hard Drive 250GB 7200RPM (Replaced with new) Media BluRay […]

It’s been some time since an update on the Quasicade. It’s been sitting in the garage lonely. We’ve got family coming for the holidays so I figured I’d bring it out and get it running. Then, I remembered the pain points. It ran windows under all that hyperspin. I’d always […]