MAME

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Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator is a free and open source emulator designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems. The aim of MAME is to be a reference to the inner workings of the emulated arcade machines; the ability to actually play the games is considered "a nice side effect". 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 MESS was integrated upstream into MAME in the past.

Last Stable Release:

0.216b

Dated:

27-11-2019

Windows: Vista SP1+

Linux: Nothing reported

MacOS: 10.9+

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

RAM: 4GB+

Support files:

MAMEUI Category inifiles - 0.216

Offers to sort games by category, year of release, version of MAME, etc.

Simply place them in the "folders" location of MAMEUI.

 

Info.dat - 0.216

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.txt - 0.37b1 to 0.216

 

History.dat - 0.216

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

 

UI64 - 0.216

x64 GUI version of MAME on the Windows platform.

     Snapshot pack - Update (requires original before updating)

     Icon Pack file

 

WolfMAME - 0.216 

File (.7z) / Source Code (zip) / Source Code (tar.gz)

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

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.

188.03

Last Stable Release:

Dated:

03-08-2017

Windows: 32-bit+

Linux: 64-bit binary

Mac: 64-bit binary

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

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.

1.3

Last Stable Release:

Dated:

12-06-2018

Windows: 32-bit+