MaLa is a multi emulator front-end designed for all 32bit Windows operating systems. It supports the Windows command line version of MAME with XML ROM info (> 0.84), PC Games and all command line based emulators. Mala is for anyone who wants to launch MAME and other Games (emulated or not) from an Interface that does not look like 'windows', can be controlled with Arcade Controls, is simple and versatile to suit your cab to get you playing the games you love quickly.
Easy MaLa setup for MAME™ :
- Download and install MAME™ as instructed.
- Download MaLa (registration required). - Site is now flagged as unsafe
- Unzip the downloaded file to "C:\MaLa". DO NOT RUN IT YET.
- Download modified ini file (it is a self-extracting executable), click Unzip and it will put "mala.ini" in the folder you created in the previous step. (If you chose a different folder in step 3, you can instead open the .exe with WinZip™ and extract the file there instead).
- Run MaLa and when it fully opens to full screen, right-click and choose "Refresh main game list" to populate Rom list..
MaLa GUI Button Layout:
|Scroll Up||Joy1 Up|
|Scroll Down||Joy1 Down|
|Skip Up||Right PB + Joy1 Up|
|Skip Down||Right PB + Joy1 Down|
|Skip Up Name||P1 Button 8|
|Skip Down Name||P1 Button 9|
|Fast Scroll||Hold Right PB while moving Joy1 Up/Down|
|Select Game/Menu||P1 Button 1|
|Menu Screen||P1 Start|
|Exit MaLa||Right PB + P1 Start|
|Next/Previous Emulator||Joy 1 Right/Left|
More help: Arcade Controls Forum: MaLa