Category: Retrogaming

MAME 0.175 for macOS & Raspberry Pi

MAME 0.175 is out. I’ve updated the macOS build. The Pi3 build is compiling now. There were a few patches that didn’t quite make it to the release that kept the linux version from compiling...

Compiling MAME on Raspberry Pi

Compiling MAME on a Raspberry Pi is pretty easy. It’s been a supported compile target for a few revisions now. The minimum you need to do to get a working compile is this…
apt-get install git build-essentials libsdl2-dev libsdl2-ttf-dev libfontconfig-dev qt5-default and make
This will give you a build of MAME that works but I don’t think anyone would call it usable on a board as slow as a Raspberry Pi. So what can we do to speed things up a bit?

Raspberry MAME 0.174 – Pi2 & Pi3

I’ve compiled optimized versions of MAME 0.174 for Pi3 and Pi2. Sadly it appears to have become a little slower since I did this for 0.171. A little slower has a large impact on...

MAME 0.172 for Raspberry Pi 2

MAME 0.172 is out and again this time there are some big and awesome changes to the core app. After taking the time to set up some permanent swap space on my Pi coding box...