Release Date

MAME 0.73 was released on 4 September 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:

  • Angelo Salese and David Haywood improved the ST-V emulation, resulting in Hanagumi Columns being playable and other games on the driver starting to show some graphics
  • Barry Rodewald continued the MegaPlay improvements (still none fulyl working yet but more of the bios menu tests pass now)
  • R. Belmont improved the System GX driver, mainly to the not yet working games
  • Acho A. Tang attempted to improve the Super Dodge Ball MCU simulation
  • Nathan Woods made various Changes to keep the code in line with MESS
  • This list of changes isn't complete

Game Support

New Games supported or promoted from GAME_NOT_WORKING status

New clones added