Mame keyboard shortcuts

Mame

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- Shortcuts
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Tab

Toggle configuration menu

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~

Toggle the on-screen display

When running with -debug, this shortcut will send a "break" in emulation.
When on-screen display is visible, these shortcuts can be used to control it:
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Select previous parameter to modify

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Select next parameter to modify

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Decrease the value of the selected parameter

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Increase the value of the selected parameter

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⤶ Enter

Reset parameter value to its default

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Ctrl +

Decrease the value by 10x

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↑   Shift +

Decrease the value by 0.1x

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Alt +

Decrease the value by the smallest amount

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Ctrl +

Increase the value by 10x

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↑   Shift +

Increase the value by 0.1x

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Alt +

Increase the value by the smallest amount

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End

Temporarily hide the On Screen Display

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Home

Bring the On Screen Display back after hiding it

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Highlight previous UI menu option

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Highlight next UI menu option

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Change current UI option setting when an arrow is present on it

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or
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Home

Highlight first UI menu option

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End

Select last UI menu option

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↑   Left Shift + Tab

Select previous UI panel

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⤶ Enter

Select currently highlighted UI menu option

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Space

Show comment on currently highlighted UI menu option

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Del

Clear/reset to default when highlighting an entry on the input configuration, cheat options, and plugin options pages

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[

UI previous group

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]

UI next group

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P

Pauses the emulated machine

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↑   Left Shift + P

While paused, advances to next frame. If rewind is enabled, a new rewind save state is also captured

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↑   Left Shift + ~

While paused, loads the most recent rewind save state

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F1

Power the machine on for machines that have specific power button behavior

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F2

Power the machine off for machines that have specific power button behavior

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F3

Soft resets the machine

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↑   Left Shift + F3

Performs a “hard reset”, which tears everything down and re-creates it from scratch. This is a more thorough and complete reset than the reset you get from hitting F3

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F4

Shows the game palette, decoded graphics tiles/characters and any tilemaps

Use the Enter key to switch between the three modes (palette, graphics, and tilemaps).
Press F4 again to turn off the display. The key controls in each mode vary slightly:
Palette/colortable mode:
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[

Switch between palette devices

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or ]
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↑  ↓

Scroll up / down one line at a time

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Page Up / Down

Scroll up / down one page at a time

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Home

Move to top of list

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End

Move to bottom of list

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-

Increase / Decrease number of colors per row

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or +
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⤶ Enter

Switch to graphics viewer

Graphics mode:
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[

Switch between different graphics sets

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or ]
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↑  ↓

Scroll up / down one line at a time

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Page Up / Down

Scroll up / down one page at a time

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Home

Move to top of list

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End

Move to bottom of list

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←  →

Change color displayed

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R

Rotate tiles 90 degrees clockwise

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-

Increase / Decrease the number of tiles per row

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or +
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⤶ Enter

Switch to tilemap viewer

Tilemap mode:
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[

Switch between different tilemaps

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or ]
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← ↑ → ↓

Scroll 8 pixels at a time

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↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Scroll 1 pixel at a time

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Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

Scroll 64 pixel at a time

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R

Rotate tilemap view 90 degrees clockwise

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-

Increase / Decrease zoom factor

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or +
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⤶ Enter

Switch to palette / colortable mode

Note: Not every game have decoded graphics and / or tilemaps.
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Left Ctrl + F5

Toggle filter (SDL MAME only)

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Left Alt + Left Ctrl + F5

Toggle HLSL Post-Processing. (Windows non-SDL MAME only)

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F6

Toggle cheat mode. (if started with “-cheat”)

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Left Ctrl + F6

Decrease prescaling

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Left Ctrl + F7

Increase prescaling

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F7

Load a save state. You will be prompted to press a key or select from the menu to determine which save state you wish to load

Note that the save state feature is not supported for a large number of drivers. If a driver is not known to work perfectly, you will receive a warning that the save state may not be valid when attempting to save or load.
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↑   Left Shift + F7

Create a save state. Requires an additional keypress to identify the state, similar to the load option above. If an existing save state is present, it will also appear in the selection menu to allow overwriting of that save state

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F8

Decrease frame skipping on the fly

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F9

Increase frame skipping on the fly

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F10

Toggle speed throttling

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F11

Toggles speed display

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↑   Left Shift + F11

Toggles internal profiler display (if compiled in)

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Left Alt + F11

Record HLSL Rendered Video

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F12

Save a screen snapshot

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↑   Left Shift + F12

Begin recording MNG video

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Left Ctrl + ↑   Left Shift + F12

Begin recording AVI video

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Left Alt + F12

Take HLSL rendered snapshot

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Insert

Fast forward. While held, runs game with throttling disabled and with the maximum frameskip. (Windows non-SDL MAME only)

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Page Down

Fast forward. While held, runs game with throttling disabled and with the maximum frameskip. (SDL MAME only)

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Left Alt + ⤶ Enter

Toggle between full-screen and windowed mode

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Scroll Lock

Default mapping for the uimodekey

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ForwardDel

(Mac desktop) Default mapping for the uimodekey

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Fn + Del

(Mac laptop) Default mapping for the uimodekey

This key toggles MAME’s response to user interface keys such as the (by default) Tab key being used for menus.
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Esc

Exit emulator / Cancel current UI option

Default arcade machine controls
These hotkeys can be used in most kinds of arcade machines.
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5

Coin slot 1

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6

Coin slot 2

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7

Coin slot 3

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8

Coin slot 4

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Backspace

Bill 1 (for machines that have a bill receptor / note reader)

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T

Tilt

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-

Volume down

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=

Volume up

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F1

Memory reset

This will reset high scores, credits/winnings, statistics, and/or operator settings on machines that support it.
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F2

Service mode

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9

Service 1

Service buttons are typically used to give free credits or to navigate the operator service menus
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0

Service 2

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-

Service 3

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=

Service 4

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5

Coin slot 1

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6

Coin slot 2

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7

Coin slot 3

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8

Coin slot 4

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1

Player 1 start or 1 player mode

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2

Player 2 start or 2 player mode

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3

Player 3 start or 3 player mode

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4

Player 4 start or 4 player mode

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← ↑ → ↓

Movement

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E

Player 1 Up on Left Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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D

Player 1 Down on Left Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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S

Player 1 Left on Left Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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F

Player 1 Right on Left Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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I

Player 1 Up on Right Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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K

Player 1 Down on Right Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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J

Player 1 Left on Right Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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L

Player 1 Right on Right Stick for dual-stick machines (e.g. Robotron)

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Left Ctrl

Player 1 Button 1

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Left Alt

Player 1 Button 2

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Space

Player 1 Button 3

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↑   Left Shift

Player 1 Button 4

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Z

Player 1 Button 5

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X

Player 1 Button 6

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C

Player 1 Button 7

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V

Player 1 Button 8

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B

Player 1 Button 9

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N

Player 1 Button 10

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M

Player 1 Button 11

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,

Player 1 Button 12

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.

Player 1 Button 13

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/

Player 1 Button 14

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↑   Right Shift

Player 1 Button 15

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R

Player 2 up

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F

Player 2 down

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D

Player 2 left

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G

Player 2 right

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A

Player 2 button 1

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S

Player 2 button 2

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Q

Player 2 button 3

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W

Player 2 button 4

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E

Player 2 button 5

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I

Player 3 up

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K

Player 3 down

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J

Player 3 left

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L

Player 3 right

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Right Ctrl

Player 3 button 1

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↑   Right Shift

Player 3 button 2

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⤶ Enter

Player 3 button 3

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Num 8

Player 4 up

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Num 2

Player 4 down

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Num 4

Player 4 left

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Num 6

Player 4 right

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Num 0

Player 4 button 1

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numperiod

Player 4 button 2

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Num Enter

Player 4 button 3

Controls can vary widely by computer type, so not all keys are listed here. See the “Input (this Machine)” section of MAME’s configuration menu for details for the machine you are currently using.
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Tab

Toggle the configuration menu

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Scroll Lock

Default mapping for the uimodekey

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ForwardDel

(Mac desktop) Default mapping for the uimodekey

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Fn + Del

(Mac laptop) Default mapping for the uimodekey

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F2

Start tape for machines that have cassette tape drives

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↑   Shift + F2

Stop tape for machines that have cassette tape drives

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↑   Left Shift + Scroll Lock

Pastes from system clipboard into the emulated machine

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A - Z

These keys are mapped to their equivalents in the emulated machine by default

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Source: mamedev.org

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Program information

Program name: Mame Mame (General)

Mame is a free and open-source emulator aiming to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in modern personal computers. MAME was first publicly released by Nicola Salmoria on February 5, 1997. It now supports more than 7,000 unique games and 10,000 actual ROM image sets.

Web page: mamedev.org

Last update: 8/6/2021 7:58 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

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Updated: Updated program information. (3 updates.) 8/4/2021 7:33:47 PM New program added.
8/6/2021 9:56:12 AM Added some shortcuts.
8/6/2021 9:58:36 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 165

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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