> > How did we all get to Mameworld? I found mame from a tron web site way back in 97. > It > > had a link to a site called arcade at home. Yes kids 97. Mame was cool and you > could > > download all those rfiles at once. Lots of boring stuff in between arcade at > > home...... and mame dot net shutting down and you peeps have got my sorry ass > since. > > If I remember correctly, I got into NES emulation first with Nesticle, probably in > late '97 or early '98. At some point I got a yen to play the real arcade version of > Rampage, probably after playing the NES version. I can't remember if RAINE supported > Rampage before MAME did, or if I just happened to stumble across it first, but that > was the first arcade emulator I ever used. I knew about MAME for quite a while before > I actually tried it because it seemed complicated to get set up and running. I > finally installed it when I got curious about games beyond what RAINE supported at > the time, and haven't looked back since. > > I reged at MAMEWorld in '05 (according to my profile my 7 year anniversary is coming > up next week), but I only posted a couple of times. I lurked for probably a year or > so before I started posting regularly.
I lurked here but spent lots of time on BYOAC....feeling nostalgic