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How to use ScummVm? - Masternooob - 2019-02-06

I updated to LibreElec 9 (so maybe this is a libreelec problem?) and wanted to try the ScummVm Addon.
First i couldn't find it because for some reason it is under "Support-Addons".
But anyway, i installed the addon but now i cannot find a way to start it.
When i select a .exe file i don't have ScummVm in the selection and i don't see any other way to start it.

Do i need some other addon to use ScummVm?
Or am i just blind/stupid? Tongue


RE: How to use ScummVm? - Szymon_Zy - 2019-02-08

I have the same issue on rPi 3. ScummVM seem to be installed but when I search for it RUN is grayed out. Anybody?


RE: How to use ScummVm? - cc250080 - 2019-02-17

Hi Guys,

Exactly same problem here.... not sure if it's something I can't see but there is not "run" button on the add-on itself and no way to choose folders or recognize folders with ScummVM games, I would appreciate any input !

Thanks


RE: How to use ScummVm? - zachmorris - 2019-02-17

ScummVM recognizes .scummvm files. The contents of the file is a single line that contains the scummvm short name of the game. So for example if I was playing Kings Quest 2, i'd have my game folder:

Kings Quest II (folder)
- Random Game Files (various extensions)
- Kings Quest II.scummvm (text file containing one line: "kq2" without quotes)

Then in Kodi you can point to the scummvm file, and it should launch the game.

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RE: How to use ScummVm? - cc250080 - 2019-02-19

Hi ZachMorris,

Thanks for your help ! Unfortunately I followed your instructions with no luck, i tried with a few games:

I ssh into my kodi instance
Roms/Simon the Sorcerer/vi simon.scummvm
simon1

But on the kodi interface, I go to my games folders on the Games section, and no files with the .scummvm extension are displayed... I can see .rom files or .exe for example.

Anyways thanks for trying to help us !

Carles


RE: How to use ScummVm? - zachmorris - 2019-02-20

Hmm. I didn't have to do anything to have the files show up. I'll also note ScummVM shows up as a game emulator addon on OSX, and if I go to the addon info window, and press run, ScummVM interface will startup.


RE: How to use ScummVm? - cc250080 - 2019-02-20

i wonder if this is a linux/libreelec issue. I will try to move the discussion there.

https://forum.libreelec.tv/thread/14371-retroplayer-scummvm/

Thanks !


RE: How to use ScummVm? - cc250080 - 2019-02-26

Weird, the reviewerd in libreelec think is kodi's fault, but then it seems this plugin behaves in different ways for diffent kodi users, probably platform related?

https://forum.libreelec.tv/thread/14371-retroplayer-scummvm/?postID=111961#post112154


RE: How to use ScummVm? - Namerp - 2019-02-27

the addon looks working - but I am not able to load some game

this is known for a while but we have no solution for that
could also a libretro problem


RE: How to use ScummVm? - beta-tester - 2019-02-28

i just tried LibreELEC 9.0.1 (with Kodi 18.1) on my RPi3B.

when i select a summvm file that contains the right scummvm game code, i get the following errorlog:
efetivarij.kodi (paste)

content of the "Monkey Island 1.scummvm" file is "monkey" (without quotes)
on the standalone retropie installation i can play games for scummvm.


RE: How to use ScummVm? - beta-tester - 2019-02-28

(2019-02-19, 14:57)cc250080 Wrote: But on the kodi interface, I go to my games folders on the Games section, and no files with the .scummvm extension are displayed... I can see .rom files or .exe for example.
with the game.libretro.scummvm v2.0.0.4.114 i can see *.scummvm files in the folder.
but i am not sure, if this version of scummvm is the version i installed via
LibreELEC Add-ons | Game Add-ons | Emulators or via
Zach Morris Add-ons | IAGL (repository.zachmorris v1.0.0 | plugin.program.iagl v2.0.7)

scummvm i didn't got work from IAGL, because i didn't got IAGL work to use my own local game files and the online cloud download is not working because the download requests a account password.
but under LibreELEC some emulators do start, when starting via IAGL where they don't start, while when trying to directly start from the local folder won't work...


RE: How to use ScummVm? - Szymon_Zy - 2019-02-28

I just update CoreElec to 9.01 and then updated ScummVM plugin. Reboot. And now I can see it in add-ons menu.


RE: How to use ScummVm? - head4587451 - 2019-03-04

Just click and hold the mouse button to pick up or use stuff.
Right click goes to inventory.
That’s pretty much all you need to know.
Enjoy!


RE: How to use ScummVm? - Harry02 - 2019-03-05

(2019-02-17, 19:00)zachmorris Wrote: ScummVM recognizes .scummvm files. The contents of the file is a single line that contains the scummvm short name of the game. So for example if I was playing Kings Quest 2, i'd have my game folder:

Kings Quest II (folder)
- Random Game Files (various extensions)
- Kings Quest II.scummvm (text file containing one line: "kq2" without quotes)

Then in Kodi you can point to the scummvm file, and it should launch the game.
=11pt rembourser crédit
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 Ok thank you for sharing Smile


RE: How to use ScummVm? - mrbell321 - 2019-04-06

(2019-02-28, 19:08)beta-tester Wrote: i just tried LibreELEC 9.0.1 (with Kodi 18.1) on my RPi3B.

when i select a summvm file that contains the right scummvm game code, i get the following errorlog:
efetivarij.kodi (paste)

content of the "Monkey Island 1.scummvm" file is "monkey" (without quotes)
on the standalone retropie installation i can play games for scummvm.

I posted in the other forum, but in case it’s not libreelec related, I get this same error about ZN3GUI13OptionsDialog5cleanEv on all my games.