Release Date

MAME 0.79 was released on 28 January 2004.


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:

  • Aaron Giles and various others fixed most of the bugs caused by changes made in the .78 u cycle, please check any you reported to make sure.
  • Aaron Giles updated many Atari / Midway drivers to use new style Memory Maps and cleaned them up
  • R. Belmont updated the YMF278b, improving sound in Asura Blade
  • Olivier Galibert updated the ST-V driver to use the new memory system, cleaning up the map
  • BUT fixed the ASM 68k core to compile again
  • Aaron Giles changed warning screens so they are now skipped if running with -ftr for less than 5 minutes
  • chaneman fixed Black Dragon & Money Money filenames
  • Stefan Jokisch fixed a crash when taking screenshots of rotated vector games
  • Nathan Woods made multiple Session fixes (for Mame32 etc.)
  • R. Belmont made a unaligned SCU direct mode DMA fix

Game Support

New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status

New clones added

New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING