A world without games, is no fun at all...

May 2012

MAME4droid Reloaded (0.139)

Welp, I ought to admit there’s a whole new world out there since 1997 when I got first my hands into MAME & later MAME development. Computers got bigger, faster, then smaller, faster some more, then some of them turned into tablets, equipped with capacitive multitouch screen panels, with gravity meters, acceleration meters, GPS’s, internal sims, data packs, wifi and so forth...

Everything has changed, but one thing seems to remain the same. Well, Linux that is! Most of them are based in Linux! Those who don’t, prefer a BSD Variant that is based on Unix which (in the very essence) is the father of Linux itself!

So; what’s with all the memorabilia, someone might ask. The thing is; that if you have a common ground you can have common ideas and development! This is where this post has a point. Most of our favorite apps have been added to our beloved (?) tablets nowadays. MAME couldn’t be an exception now; could it?

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MAME4droid Reloaded is developed by David Valdeita (Seleuco), port of MAME 0.139 emulator by Nicola Salmoria and TEAM. You can get it from here.

If you’re a happy owner of a tablet like mine with extra buttons like this:
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then you’re a lucky chap I ‘ve to say!

MAME 0.146

A couple of days ago there was an official release of MAME and MAME32. A great deal of stuff has been added and I guess we’re gonna be busy enough to reach for the goods for the next couple of days. Clickity-Click here for the binary update (command line) or here for the UI version instead.