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Where can I get MAME?

Where can I get the games (ROMs) for MAME?

Once I get the game ROMs, where do I put them?

What are samples and why do I need them?

Where do I put samples? Will MAME know they are there?

Where do I place the .CHD (compressed hard disk image) files?

The ROMs and samples are in ZIP (compressed) format. Do I need to extract them?

Do I need to put my CHD files into a ZIP?