Questions tagged [mame]

MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. This is an emulator application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on modern personal computers and other platforms.

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How can I play Virtua Cop (Sega Saturn/MAME) with light guns on a modern display?

I want to play Virtua Cop, with a light gun or "equivalent" (Wiimote would suffice). But using my old Sega Saturn is too difficult (old CD laser, no HDMI, etc). An emulator for the PC is preferable. (...
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arcade sf2a: akuma Shun Goku Satsu

I can pull akuma's Shun Goku Satsu (3special, lp, lp, r, lk, hp) easily on psx, but trying now on mame with a USB controller I got zero out of a thousand. is this somewhat different to pull on the ...
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Use an xbox controller with MAME for light gun games?

How do you use an Xbox 360 or generic USB controller for MAME light gun games? The sensitivity is too high and the gun cursor always goes back to the center of the screen when you release the control ...
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Does anyone know invincibility cheat for game pipi and bibis?

Can anyone help me out by telling me the invincibility cheat code for the game pipi and bibis in arcade game mame32? If anyone knows, please help me out and also tell me how to apply it.
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Why does my sound lag in MAME on the Raspberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with AdvMAME 1.4 installed on it. This was an upgrade from an older Pi B. On the older Pi B, only a few games worked, but the sound was fine. On the new Pi 3, I find that ...
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Is it possible to control the volume on the mame Simulator?

I am currently enjoying metal slug on my pc thanks to the MAME32 simulator, but I also want to play my music on the same pc simultaneously, but I can't seem to find where in the settings I can control ...
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Is there a way to limit max credit number or coins inserted on mame?

I'm using RetroPie as my retro videogame at home(using Recalbox as for today, but I still have a sdcard with RetroPie for thinkering). Default emulator is lr-mame2003 and it is pretty well integrated ...
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How to configure MAME to run ColecoVision games?

Since it was merged with MESS, I guess MAME should emulate all those systems, ColecoVision included. But emulating this seems like an impossible task for me. Despite my best efforts, nothing was ...
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Can't run MAME 0.178. Freezing on “Initializing” screen

After a long time with no MAME using, I got 0.178 and all the ROMS and CHDs and very happy for MAMEWUI have been merged with the project. Anyway, with all settings ready, when I start the executable ...
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MAME shows 'the selected game is missing one or more required rom or chd image' error message

I now have a problem with MAME playing some old arcade titles. I tried to search for the issue on google first but I still haven't got a viable answer. My problem is this: I've downloaded MAME by ...
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How can I automatically restart mGalaxy (MAME) if it crashes?

I fixed up an old arcade cabinet my office has and everything is working just trying to out the finishing touches on it. The cabinet is hooked up to a Windows 7 machine running MAME. I am using ...
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MAME command line configuration

Do you know know how to configure MAME command line for Windows ? I'm setting up a Windows XP box to use on an Arcade project. I've always used MAMEUI for playing mame roms, it's a great emulator ...
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the mame.ini file path not used

I upgraded from sdlmame .148 to .159. /etc/games/sdlmame/mame.ini is no longer being read. I must keep the mame.ini in the same directory location that I run sdlmame at for the mame.ini file to be ...
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QMC2- Background Menu music feature?

I really like QMC2...it is really nice. I see in the wiki that it has a media player. But what I want to do is have a mp3 sample of a some video game loop in the background of the menu selection. Is ...
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How to activate console mode?

I'd like to be able to change the mode from "Arcade" to "Console" (that enables things like training mode on certain fighting games, etc.). Is there a way to do this on MAME OS X? There's no option ...
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How determininstic is Metal Slug?

There are bonuses in the Metal Slug games that can change value wildly (e.g. from 30000 to 100), in an apparently random fashion. I have the impression that at least some of them aren't completely ...
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Is there a way to play Killer Instinct v1.5d online?

I've never had the opportunity to play this game in multiplayer online. AFAIK, it takes an emulator (MAME) that includes Kaillera (MAME Plus Plus) to play roms online, and also this emulator has to ...
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Metal Slug 3 won't work on MacMame

I have recently downloaded the game emulator MacMame to play Metal Slug 3. I got MacMame to work, but when I downloaded the Metal Slug rom, it will show up in the game directory, but when I click on ...
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Does JOYSTICK-IT work with MAME on PC?

I'm thinking of getting a JOYSTICK-IT by ThinkGeek, the guys who developed the iCade. However, I would like to know if the Joystick works for a MAME Emulator on PC. It should be able to connect fine, ...
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How to add more ROMs to MAME on X-Arcade

We take the off-hours entertainment seriously here at Stack Exchange, so we got one of the X-Arcade cabinets installed at the office. Trouble is - we can't seem to be able to add more ROMs to it. ...
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ION iCade with Mame on a PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iCade bluetooth keyboard mappings for MAME? I'm trying to play Mame Games on my PC with my ION iCade Joystick. My PC recognizes the ION iCade. I deactivated UAC under Windows ...
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retrieving game names, year, manufacturer with MAME

I need a vanilla ASCII, tab-separated list of the arcade games which I have in my "roms" directory of MAME, with at least the following entries: game name, year, manufacturer. Also good would be to ...
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Can't seem to get off-screen reload working on Mame32

I'm trying to play some light gun games on Mame and Mame32. I tried mame gamename -offscreen_reload -mouse, and that didn't work, even though the wiki faq specifically says that this is the way to ...
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iCade bluetooth keyboard mappings for MAME?

I just got an iCade -- it is technically for an Apple iPad, but it is basically a generic bluetooth keyboard arcade controller. It's great! But once I paired it with my laptop as a bluetooth keyboard ...
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Crash and Reboot When Running mame.exe (MAME Emulator)

I downloaded the latest version of the MAME Emulator (version 0.142 - mame0142b.exe) from the address below recently: http://mamedev.org/release.html Unfortunately, when I execute the mame.exe file ...
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Recent M.A.M.E. for MacOS [closed]

Is there any version of MAME for MACOS that is still up to date? (Still maintained). http://www.macmame.org/ last update: 2006 http://mameosx.sourceforge.net/ last update: 2009 GUI would be nice, ...
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MAME “distributions”: which one is better for what thing? [closed]

I've used MAME almost from the beginning of the project and love it. But today there exist so many variations and "distributions" of the original that I can't keep count. I used the MAME Plus project ...