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  • MAME Arcade Emulator Released iPhone/iPod Touch


    mame4iphone, the latest great emulator port by Zodttd is now available via Cydia. MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and was created with the intent on preserving classic arcade games by recreating these hardware games with software. What does this mean to you? You can play all those classic games from the past (as far back as 1970s) on your iPhone or iPod Touch!

    Some notes:
    • Based on MAME v0.37 Beta 5
    • Supports thousands of MAME ROMs
    • Sounds is supported but off by default. Go to "Now Playing" and slide the sound slider to turn sound on
    • To press OK. Use RIGHT then LEFT then RIGHT then LEFT to press OK.
    • Save states not supported
    • Upon installing a folder /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/MAME/ is already made for you. Place your MAME-titled zipped ROMs in the /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/MAME/roms/ folder

    Thanks Zodttd for another great emulator port. He's pretty much the master of porting so if you love his work head over and give him some love.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: MAME Arcade Emulator Released iPhone/iPod Touch started by Cody Overcash View original post
    Comments 84 Comments
    1. hondakorn's Avatar
      hondakorn -
      just google the rom names from the list, worked for me, at least some of them did lol
    1. JazJon's Avatar
      JazJon -
      google: mame 0.37b5
      first torrent hit
      use utorrent
    1. Xtremeiphone's Avatar
      Xtremeiphone -
      ferrari game ??? what is the name of that CAR GAME on the 1st page of this thread ???? ya know the one with the red ferrari ???? i have been looking for months for the name, LOL ...someone please HELP me out ??
    1. choad's Avatar
      choad -
      BLACK TIGER rom an alltime fav!
    1. smensch's Avatar
      smensch -
      Quote Originally Posted by Xtremeiphone View Post
      ferrari game ??? what is the name of that CAR GAME on the 1st page of this thread ???? ya know the one with the red ferrari ???? i have been looking for months for the name, LOL ...someone please HELP me out ??
      That would be Outrun.
    1. equlizer's Avatar
      equlizer -
      black tiger "does" work but its soo damn slow.

      Im seriously thinking about getting the Pandora for all my emulator stuff.
    1. TheOnlyest's Avatar
      TheOnlyest -
      Quote Originally Posted by smensch View Post
      That would be Outrun.
      Correct, and it runs like crap on this Emu... laggy and choppy and barely playable.
    1. f12ost's Avatar
      f12ost -
      how do you get the roms for mameiphone.
    1. heath_rox's Avatar
      heath_rox -
      does metal slug work yet?
    1. tiggerbiker's Avatar
      tiggerbiker -
      i only want one game - is that really too much to ask?!!

      why wont bubble bobble work
    1. equlizer's Avatar
      equlizer -
      Anyone know what the new update does? its now ver# 0.5.5
    1. mastuul's Avatar
      mastuul -
      I've tried a bunch of games and I get the same error message. I got Archrivals to load, but I haven't been able to play it. I also got Street Fighter II Champion Edition (World 920313) to work, but it's really difficult to play with these controls.
    1. chuasj88's Avatar
      chuasj88 -
      Try many times to install Mame4iPhone 0.5.0 from Cydia but always give me Source Error:Size mismatch.Anybody know waht is going?Thanks
    1. rwin84's Avatar
      rwin84 -
      Would someone PM me some "info" on this app and the games available ;-)
    1. keepit4real's Avatar
      keepit4real -
      where do we download the roms from?
    1. equlizer's Avatar
      equlizer -
      Right here! ----------------------------------->BAN!

      Talk like this makes it hard for the owners of this site to keep it alive.
    1. Tokyo's Avatar
      Tokyo -
      This is a great emulator.

      Graphics are pretty good as well.
    1. w1ndrush's Avatar
      w1ndrush -
      not sure who i have to thank for this, but a big thanks, you just took me back to 1985 and high scores on scramble !
    1. jwfgeol's Avatar
      jwfgeol -
      Does anyone have mame running on OS 3.0? I can't get the app to open. It just shuts down.
    1. Broomhead's Avatar
      Broomhead -
      ^^^ Not working here