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by cuavas
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.183 has been released!
Replies: 0
Views: 2035

MAME 0.183 has been released!

MAME 0.183 Hi everyone! It’s been a busy month for MAME development, and we’ve got a whole lot of surprises to unwrap today as we continue to celebrate twenty years of MAME. First up, we’ve added some incredibly rare systems to MAME. Omega is an Arkanoid-inspired arcade game with a production run o...
by cuavas
Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Work In Progress (WIP)
Topic: Attacking the Weak (Nihon System Omega)
Replies: 0
Views: 2075

Attacking the Weak (Nihon System Omega)

ShouTime dumped the incredibly rare game Omega (Nihon System) . It’s a ball-and-paddle game running on similar hardware to Sega’s Gigas. These games use an NEC MC-8123 CPU module containing a Z80 core, decryption circuitry, and an 8 KiB encryption key in battery-backed RAM. When fetching a byte from...
by cuavas
Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: MAME Discussion
Topic: MAME Cabinet Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3192

Re: MAME Cabinet Question

It's generally accepted that loading a ROM out of a software title you've purchased is "format shifting" in the same way as recording a TV show or ripping a CD to your computer. If you can defeat technical measures designed to prevent it and you aren't distributing copies to others without a license...
by cuavas
Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: MAME Discussion
Topic: MAME Cabinet Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3192

Re: MAME Cabinet Question

There's nothing in the MAME license that prevents you from selling a cabinet with MAME pre-installed. However if you want to distribute any ROMs, game artwork (including screenshots, cabinet art, flyers, etc.) you need a license from the current copyright holder(s) of that media. What you cannot do ...
by cuavas
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME Release Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 1763

MAME Release Schedule

You may have been following MAME for a while but you may not know about our release schedule and processes. This is largely our fault – we haven’t been particularly transparent about our release process. In fact, we didn’t even really have a formal release process for a lot of the project’s lifetime...
by cuavas
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.182 has been released!
Replies: 0
Views: 2227

MAME 0.182 has been released!

MAME 0.182 As we approach the 20th anniversary of the first MAME release, we’ve got a really exciting update for you. There’s so much awesome stuff in this month’s release that there’s no way we can possibly cover it all here. MAME is a team effort, and we’d like to thank everyone who’s contributed...
by cuavas
Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.181 has been released!
Replies: 0
Views: 2193

MAME 0.181 has been released!

MAME 0.181 Happy new year from the MAME team! To help you celebrate, we’re unwrapping an extra-special release this month, with enough improvements to put anyone in a good mood. The exciting news that’s got people talking is that protected microcontrollers (MCUs) from a number of games have been re...
by cuavas
Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.180 has been released!
Replies: 0
Views: 2018

MAME 0.180 has been released!

Hello everybody! Are you ready for the November MAME release ? It’s definitely ready for you, and there are lots of reasons to get excited this time around. First and foremost, a number of ARM CPU core fixes mean you can now boot to the RISC OS desktop on an emulated Acorn Archimedes, and try some o...
by cuavas
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.178 has been released!
Replies: 1
Views: 2337

Re: MAME 0.178 has been released!

MAMETesters Bugs Fixed 01890: [Flip Screen/Cocktail] (rohga.c) schmeisr: Flip screen DIP switch doesn't work. (Angelo Salese) 01170: [Sound] (taitosj.c) piratpet, junglek, jungleh: First time you load the game, no attract mode sound. (Angelo Salese) 06138: [Crash/Freeze] (zn.c) jdredd: Game doesn't...
by cuavas
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MAME 0.178 has been released!
Replies: 1
Views: 2337

MAME 0.178 has been released!

The end of the month is almost here, and it's time to unwrap another shiny MAME release. This time around we've had the pleasure of seeing Angelo Salese show us all that he's a bug-fixing machine, resolving many long-standing bugs in playable games (including graphical glitches in Combat School, and...

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