This is achieved by documenting the hardware and how it functions.
The source code to MAME serves as this documentation.
There are also improvements to graphical effects in several Data East games, and improvements to IGS PGM2 emulation making Knights of Valour 3 playable.
Acorn Electron peripherals have been overhauled and several new options are available.
In arcade emulation, we’ve got improved graphics emulation for Nintendo’s Popeye, and support for two more bootleg versions.
Several issues affecting cheats, lua scripting, the internal debugger, and disassembly have been resolved.
We’ve added support for the prototype Atari game Cyberstorm, and Gaelco’s Last KM which was designed to integrate with an exercise bike.
Computer fans don’t need to feel left out this Christmas, either.
The Agat-7 floppy drive emulation has been improved to the point where it’s considered working, and the internal HP-9845 printer is now supported.It’s a bit late for Christmas, but MAME 0.193 is ready today.First of all, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way.As a workaround, we recommend using Direct3D or Open GL video output for systems that use overlay artwork (this includes many handheld/tabletop games, Space Invaders, and the Vectrex console).You can track progress on this issue at MAME Testers.If you’re at all interested in the FM Towns, you to give this release a try, as r09 has made numerous improvements to sprites and scrolling, and greatly improved keyboard behaviour.