Release Date

MAME 0.54 was released on 25 August 2001.


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:

  • Jarek Burczynski fixed the YM2610 and YM2151 emulation, verified on the real chip.
  • New core function palette_get_pen() replaces the removed osd_get_pen(). Renamed palette_change_color() to palette_set_color().
  • Aaron Giles made major changes to the CPU interface. As a result of this, some games are temporarily broken, most notably CPS2.
  • Aaron Giles improved auto_malloc so that you can auto_malloc at machine_init time and have the memory disposed of on a reset.

Game Support

New Games added or promoted from GAME_NOT_WORKING status

New clones added