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SubjectRe: More / Less games? Speed versus Choice... Reply to this message
Posted byMarconelly!
Posted on02/09/01 06:29 PM

> Ok, I heard before that the more gqmes you enable in a Mame build, the slower it
> gets...

It's more complicated than that. Some games when enabled together with some other games simply 'trigger' a slowdown. Therefore I have to hunt such 'conflicts' and disable certain games. Weird, but that's how it is...

>That's fiar enough and sounds logical, explaining paritally why MameBoy
> with its reduced set of games is so fast on EM500.

That's not the real reason. MAMEBoy uses older MAME source which is faster by it's nature.

> Why don't you release "splitted" versions of MameCE/MameBoy, with very few games
> enabled at a time (like 10 max) but running at max speed?
> I'm thinking of PinballAction, Trojan, Silkworm... things like that, cool recent
> games at the limit of being playable.

You see now that it won't really help. Besides that I have many other personal projects plus a full time job to get done every day. Not much time for such a thing. However I will release a special version of MAMEBoy with all requested games enabled.

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*More / Less games? Speed versus Choice...  Anonymous02/09/01 02:25 PM
..Re: More / Less games? Speed versus Choice...  Marconelly!02/09/01 06:29 PM
..*Re: More / Less games? Speed versus Choice...  jbbolcato02/09/01 07:16 PM
.*Re: More / Less games? Speed versus Choice...  Anonymous02/09/01 03:16 PM