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81w ago - Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Ole has made available MAME 0125 (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) for PS3 Release 1 followed by a new MAME 0.125 front end from comango with details below.

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From the ReadMe file: MAME 0125 for PS3 release 1

  • compiled by using psl1ght v.2 sdk
  • The full uae documentation is stored in the 'docs' subdirectory, here you are reading the ps3 port info.

Features:

  • full set of games, although only older / smaller games are playable
  • simple selection of games (no rescanning or installation, just select the game zip file and off you go!)
  • TATE mode switch in the initial menu
  • HW rendering using arcade shader
  • configurable scanlines (off, 10 - 100 % intensity)
  • TV set switch: 16/9 or 4/3
  • 2 player support
  • configurable button layout for individual player
  • sound in 48000 kHz

Requires:

  • ps3 ready to boot homebrew programs





Controls:

In the launch menu:

  • L1 - go to options
  • TRIANGLE - toggle Tate mode
  • SQUARE exit

In the game:

  • R3 or L1+L2+R1+R2 - display mame menu (to select new game)
  • Left analog and digital - joystick
  • CROSS, CIRCLE, SQUARE, TRIANGLE - buttons accroding the button layout

Additional info:

  • This is the first release, options are not saved to disk. Sorry, please wait for the next release.
  • I'm using older version of mame because it's faster than the later versions that use C++

Credits and thanks:

  • MAME team and porters.
  • psl1ght sdk team
  • PS3 homebrew scene

Release log:

r1

  • initial release, hopefully it will work for you

Ole

Finally, from comango (via tortuga-cove.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=21&p=38848#p38848) comes a new MAME 0.125 front end who states the following:

Hi there, I've made another MAME-port with frontend (linked above). It's based on MAME 0.125.

Create a folder name "MAME" on /dev_hdd0 or /dev_usb000. Then create three subfolders, "ROMs", "snap" and "samples". Copy your files there.

Root Internal

  • dev_hdd0 / MAME / ROMs
  • dev_hdd0 / MAME / samples
  • dev_hdd0 / MAME / snap

Root External

  • dev_usb000 / MAME / ROMs
  • dev_usb000 / MAME / samples
  • dev_usb000 / MAME / snap
  • and iso/DVD

dev_dbvd/PS3_GAME/USRDIR/ ROMs samples snap

You can create an .iso emulator or burn it to DVD and run the roms from these.

Note: You must run the emulator on the XMB (the .pkg) packages and select the route dev_dbvd / PS3_GAME / USRDIR / (iso/DVD) to load roms mounted .iso or DVD, because if you run it directly from the .iso or dvd it digs.

Sorry for my bad English.. you can also manually edit the path in the Init.ini file (MAME00125/USRDIR/Init.ini), to avoid duplication with other arcade roms emulators, but the MAME / ROMs route must always be present for this emulator, eg:

isodir = / dev_ms / ROMS / fba / MAME
isodir = / dev_sd /
isodir = / dev_hdd0 /
isodir = / dev_usbXXX /
isodir = / dev_cf /

Update: Hi folks, I just noticed my frontend has experienced some attention, so I registered here to give you a link (linked above) to a package that contains the frontend discussed above along with the snapshot folder, a readme explaining the usage AND the source code. BTW, I'm running FW 4.65 (HABIB) v1.02.

Have fun and MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone!








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#21 - Jonaloysius - 6w ago
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I love these games and your post has made me smile thinking about how in two days time i can view and download the emulator..

I think it stands for Multi Arcade Machine Emulator.

#20 - SonicASD - 81w ago
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Don't even know what "MAME" even is. It is good to know that the scene still goes on forward.

#19 - JAYRIDER666 - 81w ago
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A nitendo 64 emulator will be nice

#18 - simonsays42 - 168w ago
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A couple of month later we're still on 0.142 (code google). Does that mean development has been suspended?

#17 - joffe - 180w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by mcubaynes View Post
i tried everything, need help please.. step by step instructions. i have the mame emulator installed, don't see the roms same for all emulators.


for mame copy zipped rom images to /dev_hdd0/ROMS/mame (case sensitive)

you can use multiman [SELECT + START] to create dirs and copy files from a USB stick or follow this:

1) on FAT32 USB stick create folder 'ROMS' (uppercase)
2) in folder ROMS create folder 'mame' (lowercase)
3) copy *.zip images into folder mame
4) plug USB stick to PS3
5) start multiman and press [SELECT + START]
6) select dev_hdd0 on right pane and press [X]
7) select dev_usb000 on left pane and press [X]
8) now select ROMS on left pane and press [O] to copy ROMS/mame/* to /dev_hdd0
9) exit multiman, start mame and you should be happy

 

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