SDL/MAME Updated to version 0.144u5

A new experimental release of the SDL/Mame emulator for Mac OS X has been released. The latest version includes a number of improvements to the MAME engine. The Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator with Simple DirectMedia Layer has been part of the MAME project since version 0.137 and is now available on a number of platforms thanks to SDL.

Improvements in the Mac OS X Version of SDL/MAME include:

  • MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
    - 04594: [Sound] All sets in wiz.c: Missing Sound and/or Music (Darq)
    - 04590: [Sound] firebarr: Music randomly blocks on the last sound and plays it forever (Alex Jackson)
    - 04589: [Crash/Freeze] mstworld: Access Voilation before OK (hap)
    - 04573: [Gameplay] spangbl: Die too quickly during attract mode (timing) (hap)
    - 04584: [Crash/Freeze] Various sets in namcob1.c: Failure to boot past post or disclaimer screen (hap)
    - 04582: [Gameplay] bkrtmaq quiztou numanath swcourt swcourtj exvania exvaniaj: some games fails to pass selftest or freeze after copyright information (hap)
    - 04301: [Sound] cobram3: Game plays using Mach 3 sound effects instead of Cobra Command ones. (Mariusz Wojcieszek)
    - 04581: [Gameplay] brapboys: game loops on crc check (hap)
    Source Changes
    too many changes to list here.
    New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
    Quizard 1.8 [Klaus Sommer, Team Europe, The Dumping Union]
    Quizard 2.3 [Klaus Sommer, Team Europe, The Dumping Union]
    New clones added
    Rival Schools: United By Fate (Euro 971117)  [Corrado Tomaselli, The Dumping Union]
    Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future (Euro 990608)  [Layne, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    Street Fighter III 3rd Strike: Fight for the Future (Euro 990512)  [Layne, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
    New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
    USA Pro Basketball (Tourvision PCE bootleg) [Clawgrip]
    Thunder Blade (Tourvision PCE bootleg) [Clawgrip]
    Power League IV (Tourvision PCE bootleg) [Clawgrip]
    Rastan Saga II (Tourvision PCE bootleg) [Clawgrip, AUMAP]
    Quizard 3.4 [Klaus Sommer, Team Europe, The Dumping Union]
    Virtuality SU2000 [Phil Bennett, SailorSat]
    7 Smash [Yohji, Smitdogg, Charles MacDonald, The Dumping Union]

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