Release Date

MAME 0.70u4 was released on 21 June 2003.


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:

  • Phil Stroffolino changed the tilemap viewer so it now displays a more logical ordering for "tilemap#1", "tilemap#2", etc.
  • Phil Stroffolino broadened the support for palette_offset, and made it work in tilemap viewer
  • Phil Stroffolino made various Namco improvements
    • Improved Namco road emulation
    • Speedup when ROZ layer rapidly switches palettes (Metal Hawk 2nd stage)
    • Window registers in namconb1 sprite drawing (fixes the "Tank" stage of Point Blank
    • lots of consolidation/cleanup in vidhdrw/namcos2.c
  • Brian Troha added a few Data East Rom Name Fixes / Board Info

Game Support

New Games supported or promoted from GAME_NOT_WORKING status