mame rom sets? why are there different ones?

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by dilav, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. dilav

    dilav GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 22, 2006
    United States
    Been tring to figure that out for a while now. Just wondering y there is rom set v 0.124, v 0.125, v 0.126... whats updated in the different versions?

    maybe thats it
  2. PerfectB

    PerfectB Advanced Member

    Nov 13, 2003
    United States
    Indiana, USA
    I've been away from it for a while, but yeah, it does get updated fairly often. Usually, you can get ahold of a base set and then find sets that are just updates to what you've got...i.e. only the rom files that are updated/added/different somehow are included, but not the ones that you should already have. Or at least that's how it used to be done
  3. Arm73

    Arm73 GBAtemp Addict

    Mar 4, 2006
    I got one of those rom sets back in the 90's, with around 2000 games on it and a very early version of dos Mame.
    Nowadays I just download individual games that I miss, or sometimes some games become incompatible with newer version of Mame and I redownload them.
    Yeah I couldn't keep up with a full rom set, I just get what I can on a need to play basis....