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Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android
09/14/11 05:51 PM


I'm kind of surprised by some of the attitudes expressed on this thread. Too many points to make, so I'll try to summarize.


  • Sometimes building a program on a platform isn't about whether it's worthwhile or not, sometimes it's just about discovering whether it can be done. Sometimes it's even just about personal accomplishment.
  • Yes, it's based on 0.37 like all the other MAMEforAll builds. MAMEforAll is a fork of MAME, maintained for it's portability. Just because it's "old" doesn't mean it's "bad". Lots of emulators get ported in this fashion (e.g. FCEU, SNES9x, etc.)
  • Yes, mobile gaming still leaves a lot to be desired. But that's why I bought the Xperia Play. I fricken love this thing, and now that MAME is available for it, that's the final nail in the coffin for my GP2X. Even without the gamepad controls, the 80s games that this MAME faithfully emulates are not so complicated that an on-screen control pad can't suffice.
  • Convergence is the name of the game. PCs, phone, tablets... they're all converging into one ubiquitous device. Sure, phones are bit on the slow side compared to PCs today, but don't bet on that being true in less than a decade.


It just seems like a lot of people are expressing the thought that if they don't think it's worthwhile, it should never be attempted. And to me, that sort of flies in the face of MAME's philosophy.







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* MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff 09/12/11 02:31 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Bernoulli  09/15/11 01:10 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 01:24 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Procyon  09/14/11 05:51 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Heihachi_73  09/14/11 09:37 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/14/11 09:26 PM
. * Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/17/11 09:15 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Firehawke  09/18/11 12:57 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/18/11 05:45 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement B2K24  09/18/11 06:41 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement redk9258  09/18/11 07:00 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/19/11 12:06 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement R. Belmont  09/17/11 10:10 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/17/11 11:30 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement R. Belmont  09/18/11 12:52 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Reznor007  09/18/11 12:22 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement SmitdoggAdministrator  09/17/11 09:33 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Procyon  09/15/11 03:39 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android StilettoAdministrator  09/15/11 05:41 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:43 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Vas Crabb  09/15/11 04:46 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:56 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Vas Crabb  09/15/11 05:51 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:10 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Heihachi_73  09/14/11 09:26 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:53 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android ChuckH  09/15/11 12:02 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android VirtuaIceMan  09/15/11 12:53 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Reznor007  09/14/11 01:33 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/14/11 05:23 PM
. * I rather buy the Capcom games on iTunes Store that doesn't uses roms. Dullaron  09/13/11 05:52 AM
. * 319 MB? *nt* Bart T.  09/13/11 06:25 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* Roberto Fresca  09/14/11 08:41 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* Qun Mang  09/14/11 02:22 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* B2K24  09/13/11 06:34 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Andrew  09/12/11 11:30 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/12/11 04:49 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Anonymous  09/16/11 07:48 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/16/11 07:59 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Anonymous  09/16/11 09:01 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 05:49 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:18 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Firehawke  09/18/11 01:10 AM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Tingoes  09/19/11 01:33 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... B2K24  09/15/11 06:37 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Digitalghost  09/15/11 04:29 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/16/11 07:52 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android zambr  09/12/11 11:23 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff  09/12/11 05:13 PM
. * Mame0.37 ?? Anonymous  09/12/11 08:58 PM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones Ad_Enuff  09/13/11 11:41 AM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones R. Belmont  09/13/11 04:49 PM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones Ad_Enuff  09/14/11 10:21 AM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones R. Belmont  09/14/11 04:48 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 02:41 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:16 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Quantum Leaper  09/17/11 06:04 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Firehawke  09/18/11 01:05 AM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/17/11 06:51 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Quantum Leaper  09/17/11 07:02 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/17/11 10:00 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El StilettoAdministrator  09/17/11 06:51 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Firehawke  09/18/11 02:07 AM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Anonymous  09/16/11 07:57 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El redk9258  09/16/11 09:55 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Anonymous  09/17/11 08:42 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/16/11 08:01 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? R. Belmont  09/12/11 09:40 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? B2K24  09/12/11 10:06 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? R. Belmont  09/13/11 04:47 PM

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