EmulationStation es_systems.cfg generator

es_systems.cfg is the main configuration file for EmulationStation. It is located at ~/.emulationstation/es_systems.cfg . It is an XML document that defines a list of systems .


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The path to the top-most folder to start searching for games in. If the first character is '~', it will be expanded to the home folder. All subdirectories will be included. You can use forward slashes for any platform and backslashes on Windows.

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Launch commands depend on what emulator you want to use. 95% of the time, /path/to/emulator %ROM% or C:\path\to\emulator.exe "%ROM_RAW%" works. If you're using MAME, /path/to/mame %BASENAME% should do the trick. The following strings are replaced in your launch command:



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