I just switched over to PiSNES as my default SNES emulator in RetroPie and it runs SO much better than PocketSNES! But I was wondering…Is there any way to edit the .cfg to have the screen display in 4:3? I’ve edited the line to tell the emulator to maintain aspect ratio, and it DOES, but it displays in nearly 1:1. The RetroArch emulators I have all running at 1.33 which displays in true 4:3 aspect but I can’t figure out how to get PiSNES to do it. Any advice there would be hugely appreciated!
Also, is there a way to set up a hotkey like in RetroArch? I uses a SNES replica controller which has exactly 8 buttons so I don’t have any extra to assign for exiting the emulator, saving and loading, etc. Is the hotkey feature available in PiSNES?
I have settled for running the emulator in full screen and then manually flipping my TV over to 4:3. Its not ideal, as I would prefer to have the emulator do it manually so I don’t have to keep switching back and forth, but it’s better than nothing I suppose 🙂
I DID manage to get the hotkey function working (though I’m not entirely sure how I did it 😛 ) but I am having trouble getting the second controller to work properly. I cut and pasted a second copy of the controller mapping in snes9x.cfg for controller 1 (JS0) and renamed it to (JS1) but PiSNES seems to be having trouble understanding my second controller. The face buttons and d-pad seem ok but Start and Select don’t respond at all and some games (such as Super Mario World) don’t seem to recognize there even IS a second controller (SMW auto defaults to 1 controller hotseat mode). Even more oddly, when I have the second controller mapped in the config, the button assignments seem to have changed (in game) on my first controller. I have a feeling the two are conflicting with each other somehow in the cfg file but I’m not sure what exactly the issue is.
Oddly enough, when I started messing around with PiFBA I noticed it used the same type of configuration file as PiSNES so I copied and pasted the second controller mappings from FBA to SNES and everything is working just fine now! 😀