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Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara
08/18/17 03:48 PM


> Out of curiosity, has anyone been putting effort into decrypting the x-in-1 boards?
> I'm less interested in this from the standpoint of seeing them emulated (which, IMHO,
> is pretty much a 'who cares' sort of thing), but am interested in seeing what the
> underlying code for both the UI and emulator may be.

39-in-1 runs (slowly). When it's booting up and listing each game, it's actually emulating it until the POST is complete, inserting a coin, and then save-stating it to RAM. This is why each game takes a wildly different amount of time for its name to be printed during that startup.

Then when you pick a game to run it just resumes that save state. It's possible in the MAME debugger to skip that step; it starts up immediately but when you pick a game it then just POSTs and goes through attract mode

I strongly believe the emulator is MAME although I haven't tried to decompile it or anything, and they did a good job scrubbing it for tell-tale strings (as opposed to Konami's PS2 classics series, which has Aaron's name in it and the MAME version string). The game selection and the timeframe pretty much guarantees that.







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* Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Kitsune Sniper 08/11/17 08:00 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara SmitdoggAdministrator  08/11/17 08:05 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Kitsune Sniper  08/11/17 08:16 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara R. Belmont  08/17/17 04:38 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/18/17 02:56 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara SmitdoggAdministrator  08/11/17 08:17 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Kitsune Sniper  08/12/17 12:19 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara SmitdoggAdministrator  08/12/17 12:30 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/16/17 04:09 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara TrevEB  08/16/17 04:45 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/17/17 12:59 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara TrevEB  08/17/17 02:00 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Haze  08/16/17 06:16 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara R. Belmont  08/17/17 04:45 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/18/17 03:07 PM
. * Take away commerce, you take away crime MoreGozenso  08/23/17 12:04 AM
. * SINNER!!! [nt] Tomu Breidah  08/23/17 07:15 AM
. * Feck off M.Valentine/mogli/Traso/Severance Tax -nt- Vas Crabb  08/23/17 01:57 AM
. * <3 jopezu  08/17/17 07:34 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara jonwil  08/17/17 04:24 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/17/17 12:43 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara R. Belmont  08/17/17 04:43 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/18/17 03:17 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara R. Belmont  08/18/17 03:48 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Haze  08/18/17 05:08 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/18/17 04:36 PM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara Haze  08/17/17 12:59 AM
. * Re: Prosecutors: 6 charged with making fake Pac-Man games in Santa Clara casm  08/17/17 01:15 AM

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