AnonymousInactive04/04/2015 at 16:28Post count: 10
Has anyone had any luck mapping the PS3 buttons (triangle, circle, or X) in AdvanceMame 1.2?
I can only seem to get the square button to be recognized. After updating the advmame-1.2.rc file multiple times I’ve figured out a bit but it would appear that the triangle, circle, and X buttons cannot be mapped.
For those interested, utilizing the AdvanceMame [joy,button] scheme and assuming all below are set for joy = 0, here are the mappings I’ve determined for “button” per my PS3 controller via bluetooth setup:
top or 3 = start
top2 or 4 = d-pad up
trigger or 0 = select
thumb or 1 = L3
thumb2 or 2 = R3
pinkie or 5 = d-pad right
base or 6 = d-pad down
base2 or 7 = d-pad left
base3 or 8 = L2
base4 or 9 = R2
base5 or 10 = L1
base6 or 11 = R1
12 = square
Any insight into this problem would be greatly appreciated.
RyanFloobMember04/04/2015 at 17:12Post count: 1629
I’ve only used AdvanceMAME a bit, but its seems quite happy to map inputs using the GUI when it runs (via TAB). Have you tried that?AnonymousInactive04/04/2015 at 17:16Post count: 10
Yes, you are correct. AdvanceMAME does seem quite happy to map buttons utilizing the GUI with TAB except that it will not recognize the triangle, circle, or X there either. This is what originally caused me to seek out another means, i.e. the rc file.
-RyanAnonymousInactive04/22/2015 at 04:59Post count: 11
Yep, I have the exact same problem. Haven’t had much time to troubleshoot but it seems that certain buttons aren’t mappable from the GUI with AdvanceMAME. The ones it does map it gives weird names like “top” for the start button or “trigger” for the select button. Basically exactly what the OP posted.
It also seems to inadvertently pick up inputs from the PS3 controller’s motion sensors and tries to map them as axis.
Using PS3 controller over bluetooth. All other emulators work fine.
Pi2 and RetroPie 3.0 beta 2.poplekillerParticipant04/25/2015 at 18:23Post count: 3
Don’t ask me why but it seems that buttons 12, 13, 14, 15 are ok for the PS3 wireless driver.
It doesn’t match anything in jstest and I don’t find advj (the utility supposed to be with advancemame) to test the joypoplekillerParticipant04/25/2015 at 18:51Post count: 3
hum, i wrote too quickly, only square is working … oddly, I got some of the cross (left up) buttons to quick in SF II, I will check how it look in the UI configdischargehammerParticipant05/07/2015 at 11:04Post count: 2
I have the same problem. Triangle, square and circle are not responding. Other buttons and triggers work, but give weird mapping names like “dead” or “top2”. Could this probably be circumvented by configuring controls with a .cfg file ?AnonymousInactive05/15/2015 at 10:53Post count: 1
Change device_joystick auto to device_joystick raw in the .rc config file.
Then, all the buttons will show up.
You’re welcome! (I created an account just to spread the good news!)robertusParticipant08/27/2015 at 22:29Post count: 22
i can’t configure my ps3 controller, recognize only select and analog to up down ad press.
why ? i tried to modified auto in raw on \\RETROPIE\configs\mame-advmame\advmame-0.94.0.rc without successdudleydesParticipant01/13/2016 at 21:40Post count: 139
I have managed to get all of the buttons on PS3 controller recognised by changing device_joystick auto to device_joystick sdl in the .rc config files. The buttons will now be mapped to a more familiar j:button15 format.
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