Questions tagged [mame]
for questions about emulation with MAME in a retrocomputing context
Can MAME save to cassette tape formats other than WAV? [closed]
MAME seems to be extremely unintuitive to use and extremely poorly documented. But it supports a ton of machines, some of which I haven't found other emulators for, so I've been persevering with it ...
Use MAME debugger for Amiga software [closed]
I have used the MAME debugger a lot with arcade machine emus. Now I would like to use it to help debug a game I build for Amiga. Having set up A500 emulation in MAME by adding the roms, I can start it,...
Why exactly does MAME (apparently) require different ROMs for different versions of MAME?
I've never heard of any emulator which requires different ROMs based on which version the emulator is. I thought that ROMs were fixed files that were dumped from hardware cartridges or PCBs, and then ...
How can I get MAME to run modified ROMs whose checksums don't match the originals?
In the aftermath of the question about running the arcade Pac-Man ROM on a Sinclair ZX Spectrum I discovered that about the same time that was done, somebody else did the reverse, porting a classic ...
Can you program an arcade game and have MAME or another emu run it?
I know Mame works with drivers for each game or hardware, and it checks for specific ROMs, and I guess it might check also for some checksum to verify the ROMs integrity. Is there some way you could ...
Why does the original Donkey Kong update the screen in a curtain closing pattern?
For those of you who don't know, Billy Mitchell, the former Donkey Kong world record champion was caught cheating due to differences between the original Donkey Kong format, and MAME. In other words, ...
Configuring the slots in MAME for different hardware
How can you configure the MAME emulator for different hardware (hardware cards) in the available slots of the emulated system? For example, how can you put in different cards in the emulated Apple ...