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Haze
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Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME
03/13/18 06:28 PM


> > Is Goodxxx popular?
> > So then, you'd probably want to get rid of roms with "o" and "b" in them? Because
> > there's something wrong with them? And go for roms with "!" and if you don't want
> > hacks then also replace roms with "h" in them. Any other bad letters I should be
> wary
> > of?
>
> Good sets aren't popular nor common like before. However they're worth it if you're
> looking for game translations [T-xxx], public domain homebrew [PD] and unlicensed
> titles [Unl]. The tool was meant to identify overdumps [o] and bad dumps , however
> instead of discouraging their collections people used that information to collect
> everything. Hacked ROMs [h] are a bit interesting because while some only showed
> warez group intros, some others had trainers that allowed you cheat in times
> emulators didn't have cheat features. Kind of worthless in current times except for
> the historical and nostalgic value.
>

there are a number of times things in the 'Goodsets' that are marked as 'verified correct' were later found not to be too, somehow, so I guess there are flaws in their verification process too.
> If you are looking for only verified dumps and you don't want homebrew software or
> fan translations no-intro collections are a best alternative for you.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME FennecTheFox 03/09/18 09:59 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME John Doe  03/13/18 10:34 AM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME BIOS-D  03/13/18 08:20 AM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME FennecTheFox  03/13/18 05:07 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME BIOS-D  03/13/18 06:26 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME FennecTheFox  03/14/18 03:38 AM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME BIOS-D  03/14/18 06:08 AM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME Haze  03/13/18 06:28 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME R. Belmont  03/11/18 10:58 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME FennecTheFox  03/12/18 06:24 PM
. * Re: Random Emulation Questions - Names/SWL/Systems/MAME R. Belmont  03/13/18 04:49 PM

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