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MAME

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Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator is a free and open source emulator designed to recreate the hardware of a wide variety of (mostly vintage) computers, video game consoles and calculators. 


The aim of MAME is to be a reference to the inner workings of the emulated machines; the ability to actually play the games is considered "a nice side effect". The source code to MAME serves as this documentation. The emulator now supports over seven thousand unique games and ten thousand actual ROM image sets, though not all of the supported games are playable. It worth mentioning that the sister-project MESS was integrated into MAME.


Unofficial recent MAME 32-bit versions are available here..

USB Adapter

Last Stable Release:

0.258

Dated:

30-08-2023

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Windows: Vista SP1+

Linux: Nothing reported

MacOS: 10.9+


CPU: Intel Core series CPU or equivalent 2.0 GHz+
GPU: modern card with Direct3D 9.0c+ / OpenGL 

RAM: 4GB+

Support files

Info.dat - 0.258

File maintained by MASH containing all the information from "mametesters.com". It gives information about the status of games in MAME-Arcade (i.e. development, bugs, improvements).

    News.txt0.37b1 to 0.258


Category, Version and Alltime inifiles - 0.258

Sort by category, release year, version, etc.


History - 0.258 XML / DAT (0.250)

Access all trivia, facts, tips and other information for the games and machines


WolfMAME - 0.258

Used to prevent cheating (.inp) and important for establishing records

 

Command.dat - 0.255 / DIFF

Provides in game instructions manual to games that supports it. For example,  you can view the individual command lists for fighting game characters.


ExtraMAME - 23.8

It's a Windows compatible GUI wrapper with the benefit of being light on ressources and doesn't force you to fuss with difficult configurations, while being compatible with all M.A.M.E games.


gameinit.dat - 0.250

Provides the initialization procedures of some games emulated by MAME


Pugsy's MAME Cheat Pack File - 0.257

The XML/JSON Cheat Collection archives are packed together and will find a large cheat.7z. It's this cheat.7z that should be placed in the same directory as your MAME execute-able.


Wayder XML Cheats data - 0.257

It's a cheat pack for MAME.


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A7800

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A7800 is a fork of the MAME Atari 7800 driver, with several enhancements added.

  • Support for emulation of Proline Joysticks, VCS Joysticks, Lightguns, Paddles, Driving Controllers, Keypads, Trak-Balls, Amiga Mice, and ST Mice.

  • Maria DMA timing has been improved further, with the addition of accurate DMA hole penalties.

  • Improved saturated/normalized colors with palette selection.

  • Streamlined UI including menu options to have an Atari 7800 system focus.

  • A bug in the existing RIOT emulation has been fixed.

MAME compatibility and syntax has been maintained, to allow for the reuse of MAME configuration files and front-ends.

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5.2

Last Stable Release:

Dated:

26-06-2022

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Windows: 32-bit+

Linux: 64-bit binary

Mac: 64-bit binary


Note: You need to find Atari 7800 BIOS. Not necessary, but you might also want to obtain the Hi-Score Cart BIOS image.

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ProSystem

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The ProSystem Emulator is an Atari 7800 emulator for the PC and Windows OS. It's written in C++ using the Windows API and DirectX to emulate Atari 7800 NTSC and PAL TV standards. It is also available as a libretro core for RetroArch.

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USB Adapter

1.3

Last Stable Release:

Dated:

12-06-2018

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Windows: 32-bit+ 

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