Release Date

MAME 0.5 was released on 20 February 1997.


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:

  • The updated AY-3-8910 sound chip emulation code was scrapped and reverted to its previous version.
  • The ROM loading functionality was modified to allow a file to be loaded into a non-contiguous space of memory.
  • Brad Oliver fixed some bugs and made some changes to allow easier porting.
  • The function copybitmap() was created.

Game Support

Working Games Added

Non-Working Games Added