> > > > and that's the way the real arcade machines work.
> > > >
> > > > _ _ - - = = Pr3tty F1y = = - - _ _
> > > >
> > >
> > > That's indeed the reason why MAME is supporting it (and i fully support it.
> > Mame
> > > is after all a system emulator and not a game hack). But my question was
> > > directed towards JAW: why did you as a gameplayer use the cd version instead
> > the
> > > nocd version? Does it bring extra game features etc?
> > >
> > Honestly, I don't know. I'm not much of a fighter game person. I just wanted
> > to see what the CPS3 system was like.
> > Jason
> There is absolutely no difference between the nocd and the cd versions of the
> games. Just a one byte difference in the BIOS. The NoCD version is simply a
> version where instead of extracting the rom data from a CD and flashing it to
> the Flash ROMs on the board, the data is housed within ROMs contained within the
> cart (I believe) so no flashing of data has to occur. This is how it starts up
> immediately without any delays.
> Featurewise, there's nothing different unless you have a different version date
> of the game data. (In which case the 6-digit date would differ).
Thanks for the explanation. That's exactly the info I wanted to hear.