MAME Plus!

MAME Plus! 0.147

Alternative MAME emulator to play old games

MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and when used in conjunction with an arcade game's data file (ROMs), MAME Plus! will more or less faithfully reproduce that game on a PC. MAME Plus! can emulate thousands of classic arcade video games from the 70s, 80s and 90s, and even some from the current decade. View full description

PROS

  • Allows you to play vintage arcade games
  • Very light on resources

CONS

  • Requires some knowledge of how ROM files work
  • Interface can be confusing

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MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and when used in conjunction with an arcade game's data file (ROMs), MAME Plus! will more or less faithfully reproduce that game on a PC. MAME Plus! can emulate thousands of classic arcade video games from the 70s, 80s and 90s, and even some from the current decade.

The ROM images that MAME utilizes are "dumped" from arcade games' original circuit-board ROM chips. MAME becomes the "hardware" for the games, taking the place of their original CPUs and support chips. Therefore, these games are NOT simulations, but the actual, original games that appeared in arcades.

As gaming technology continues to rush forward, MAME prevents important "vintage" games from being lost and forgotten. It's incredibly effective once you've loaded a ROM file although for newbies, the process may prove a little but tricky as the interface appears more complicated than it needs to be.

MAME Plus! is an excellent alternative for those that have had problems running their favourite vintage games in the original MAME.

MAME Plus! is an alternative version of the renowned emulator MAME which features several improvements and tweaks. Like the official release of MAME, you will need to have access to the ROM of the old games that you wish to emulate..

The program is in a compressed format so you'll need WinRAR to decompress and open it. Relive your favourite games with the new and improved MAME Plus!

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MAME Plus! 0.147