> I played a few hundred different games so far (I'm loading the list alphabetically
> using Tafoid's MAMELOAD front end)
> No crashes and everything is playing great so far.
I really appreciate your testing, and can't wait for the final results.
> One thing I have noticed though is I have created a hbmame.ini *hbmame -cc* and it
> has HLSL settings in DIRECT3D POST-PROCESSING OPTIONS however when I set hlsl_enable
> 1 nothing happens in hbmame.
> I'm unsure if this is intended behavior or not, but I thought I'd report it because
> it's the only thing I have noticed thus far.
The HLSL code is unchanged from what is currently in SVN. Also it doesn't work for me either because I'm using Windows 7 without the required DX9 DLLs. So I cannot help you with that.
> [EDIT] After looking at my notes there doesn't seem to be any way to coin up and
> start the 4 different Alpaca games.
The alpacas are not games, they are some sort of crude operating system. But you are correct, they are totally useless. I will most likely remove them.