niss3Participant10/30/2014 at 22:16Post count: 11
I’m trying to use RetroPie to create an arcade machine. So far it’s going pretty well!
The one problem I’m currently having is that once I’ve booted up RetroPie, selected a console and a game with my controller, played the game for a while and decide that I want to change game, the only option I have is to reboot the whole Pi.
Well, either that or plug in a keyboard so I can click Escape. I’ve been thinking about solutions, and one of them would be very nice if I could change the function of “Escape” to another key. Then I could easily put a “choose” game button anywhere, but it doesn’t work with the escape button, sadly. Is there a way to change the key for quitting the current emulator and return to emulationstation?
Thanks for all help!RetroMarineParticipant10/30/2014 at 22:38Post count: 153
Type this into your retroarch.cfg: input_enable_hotkey_btn = input_exit_emulator_btn =
This creates a hotkey button i.e. 8 = select button on a snes controller, and 9 = start button, so that when you hold select and press start it will exit emulator. Remember to only put a numerical value after the =niss3Participant10/30/2014 at 22:57Post count: 11
Hey RetroMarine, thanks for the answer!
I’ve just now tried setting the retroarch.cfg to this:
input_enable_hotkey_btn = f
input_exit_emulator_btn = g
The arcade buttons start and select are routed to those keyboard inputs.
When I tried pressing Start and Select simuntaniously, nothing happend. Escape button still worked though.
What do you think I might have done wrong?proxycellParticipant10/31/2014 at 02:57Post count: 203
i think you should use the button #. would you happen to know what those are for start and select?RetroMarineParticipant10/31/2014 at 04:35Post count: 153
Yeah I would try using input_enable_hotkey = kp_f If that doesn’t work try to find the actual number value of that keyFloobMember10/31/2014 at 23:23Post count: 1629
If you are using retroarch, you set the hotkeys as above.
If you are talking about MAME, you can set it within the gui here:proxycellParticipant11/01/2014 at 19:15Post count: 203
is there a way to do this in osmose (game gear)?
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