Release Date

MAME 0.115u4 was released on 6 June 2007.


Contributors

The known contributors for this version are, in alphabetical order:


Specific Contributions

The known contributions for this version are, in the order specified in the whatsnew:

  • Lord Nightmare fixed a number of games to explicitly use the SN76489 now that it behaves differently from the SN76496.
  • ahofle fixed ledutil.c to work for USB keyboards again.
  • Vas Crabb refactored the Dooyong video hardware to take advantage of tilemaps. Also included priority fixes.
  • Zsolt Vasvari updated the Astro Fighter driver:
    • Added memory map/interrupt/video timings from schematics
    • Hooked up SN76477 to Tomahawk 777
    • Switched the two Tomahawk 777 sets. The newer version is now the main set and the older has been renamed to tomahaw1
    • General driver clean-up
  • Zsolt Vasvari removed an unused return value from MACHINE_START and SOUND_START.
  • Zsolt Vasvari changed the save state code to not save any palette information if no palette is used.
  • Aaron Giles simplified a number of videoram write handlers by removing extraneous dirty checking.
  • Aaron Giles added support for scaling graphics layouts automatically. The X and Y scale factors are specified in the gfx_decodeinfo structures. Updated the MCR driver to use this feature.
  • Aaron Giles removed colortables from a number of drivers that didn't need them. Also converted pacman and mappy drivers to collapse the colortable and palette.
  • Aaron Giles removed a number of common but useless and/or frequently incorrect comment patterns throughout the code.


Game Support

New clones added