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Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today!
04/08/17 09:58 PM



>> Just wow. Who in the world put that black shit on that? lol

>Companies that didn't want their games pirated, that's who. It made sure bootleggers
>couldn't copy the data and make their own copies. It's crude, but it's worked in a lot of
>cases.

The method was effective or else bootleg versions of the just-for-fun gambling product might have been found/supported by this time in MAME. The current working version of Merit's Dodge City (a newer version) uses a somewhat different hardware arrangement.

src/mame/drivers/meritm.cpp

GAME( 1988, dodgecty, 0, meritm_crt250, dodgecty, driver_device, 0, ROT0, "Merit", "Dodge City (9131-02)", MACHINE_IMPERFECT_GRAPHICS )


src/mame/drivers/merit.cpp

GAME( 1986, dodgectya,dodgecty,dodge, dodge, driver_device, 0, ROT0, "Merit", "Dodge City (2131-82, U5-0D)", MACHINE_SUPPORTS_SAVE | MACHINE_IMPERFECT_GRAPHICS | MACHINE_NOT_WORKING )

GAME( 1986, dodgectyb,dodgecty,dodge, dodge, driver_device, 0, ROT0, "Merit", "Dodge City (2131-82, U5-50)", MACHINE_SUPPORTS_SAVE | MACHINE_IMPERFECT_GRAPHICS | MACHINE_NOT_WORKING )

GAME( 1986, dodgectyc,dodgecty,dodge, dodge, driver_device, 0, ROT0, "Merit", "Dodge City (2131-82, U5-0 GT)", MACHINE_SUPPORTS_SAVE | MACHINE_IMPERFECT_GRAPHICS | MACHINE_NOT_WORKING )







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* TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! RdW 04/08/17 01:22 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! Dullaron  04/08/17 01:50 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! Kitsune Sniper  04/08/17 03:56 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! gregf  04/08/17 09:58 PM

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