Release Date

MAME 0.60 was released on 1 May 2002.


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:

  • Angelo Salese fixed disappearing enemies in later levels of Batsugun.
  • Acho A. Tang improved Irem GA20 emulation, used by M92 games.
  • Acho A. Tang fixed the colors in Wec Le Mans and wrong graphics in Hot Chase.
  • Hau made several fixes to nemesis.c.
  • Ron Fries added support for external configuration files for special controllers; this replaces the -hotrod and -hotrodse options. See ctrl.txt for the detailed explanation.
  • Aaron Giles added a new function memory_set_unmap_value(), to specify the value returned when an unmapped memory address is read.
  • Jarek Burczynski completely rewrote the YM3812/YM3526/Y8950 emulation, verified on the real chip.
  • osd_opl_control() and osd_opl_write() removed; direct access to the SoundBlaster OPL chip is no longer useful.

Game Support

New Games supported or promoted from GAME_NOT_WORKING status

New clones added