Release Date

MAME 0.34b3 was released on 17 September 1998.


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:

  • Nicola Salmoria fixed the fg/bg priority in TeddyBoy Blues and Choplifter.
  • Zsolt Vasvari added sound in Exterminator. Have your PII/900 handy ;-)
  • Francesco Caporali added RC filter emulation to Gyruss. This improves some sound effects, e.g. the force field noise.
  • Nicola Salmoria added ADPCM sample playback to the bootleg Hyper Olympic.
  • Juan Carlos Lorente added high score support to Flicky, Bull Fight, I'm Sorry, Star Jacker, Mr Viking, 4d Warrior, TeddyBoy Blues, Beastie Feastie, Contra, Cobra Command, Super Qix, Vigilante, Pang, HigeMaru, Hexa.
  • Dani Portillo added high score support to Tiger Road, Karnov, Chelnov, Heavy Barrel, Bad Dudes, Robocop, Hippodrome, Sly Spy, Midnight Resistance.
  • Brad Oliver fixed movement of the squares in Checkman.
  • Nicola Salmoria rewrote the SN76496 emulator. This fixes speech in Choplifter.
  • New -romident option in the DOS version. Use "MAME -romident dirname" to identify unknown ROM sets.
  • John Butler improved the unzip code robustness when dealing with corrupt archives.

Game Support

New Games added or promoted from GAME_NOT_WORKING status