Release Date

MAME 0.21 was released on 12 May 1997.


Contributors

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


Specific Contributions

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

  • A bug where star backgrounds would slow down when frameskipping was fixed.
  • Mad Planets no longer crashes with its updated sample set.
  • Volume adjustment was added via the "MasterVolume" configuration parameter.
  • When bringing up the F4-based tile viewer, DIP switch, or pause screens, audio output is now suspended.
  • The user can now redefine the keys that MAME uses.
  • The structure used by game samples was modified slightly.


Game Support

Working Games Added


MAME Firsts

  • First version of MAME to support the Motorola 6809 CPU core.
  • First version of MAME to support redefinable controls.
  • First version of MAME to support a game with an unknown year.