Quote: I hope so. the pic shown looks *nothing* like a real arcade monitor
That's a bit harsh, it at least looks more like a CRT than no filter at all and besides, this isn't the best example. I think this Metal Slug image is much better and shows off more configuration options in action:
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The convergence is even a bit out and it's subtle additions like that which make it look so authentic. I'd like to be able to add an image for variable screen burn too It might sound daft but it's something that I would think would be right up MAME's ally, preserving the technology in any way possible for future generations to experience, warts and all.