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Re: MAME changing its license?
05/20/15 03:31 AM


> > That's the thing I'm concerned about right there, joking aside. With a free,
> > ready-made emulator made available what is stopping someone from, say, buying the
> > rights to all the konami games and essentially selling mame as the "Konami
> > collection" Mind you that might not be a bad thing considering the current state of
> > "official" releases by companies, I just wonder about legal ramifications.
>
> Konami did that on the PS2 in Japan, but they did it disc-per-game as a budget line
> where for like $10 or $15 you get the game, a soundtrack CD, and a DVD of someone
> demolishing it. I have the Haunted Castle one (of course) and it's obviously based on
> MAME.
>
> Regarding bootleggers, have you not noticed the proliferation of "XXX-in-1" PCBs? The
> horse not only got out of the barn, it's been doing a nude victory lap in our faces.
> Emulating the 39-in-1 was my small way of taking a shot back at that scene.
>
> > The other thing I worry about is now that you can sell mame, people might not
> contribute source code to the
> > main build and will make a custom build of mame and sell it.
>
> You mean as opposed to now, when that already routinely happens?

I'm well aware of the xx-in-1 boards...that come from China...where EVERYTHING is pirated. But it's still been a largely underground affair. Yup they show up in arcades... all 8 or 9 remaining arcades in the US. ;-) That wasn't what I was referring to. Expect to see plug-n-play mame machines at your local mall kiosk soon.







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. * Re: MAME changing its license? R. Belmont  05/17/15 11:40 PM
. * Re: MAME changing its license? HowardC  05/18/15 08:03 PM
. * Re: MAME changing its license? R. Belmont  05/18/15 10:03 PM
. * Re: MAME changing its license? HowardC  05/19/15 06:48 AM
. * Re: MAME changing its license? Comboman  05/19/15 05:45 PM
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. * Re: MAME changing its license? HowardC  05/20/15 03:31 AM
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