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Mame cabinet progress

I managed to get some really great nuts and bolts to fix the top half of my cabinet to the bottom half. I have no idea what they are called. They will allow me to screw the panels together without taking up any significant room on the inside. This is Read more…

By jason, ago
MAME

3D models of the arcade cabinet

I am getting closer to doing a bit more work on the MAME cabinet. I have found Google Sketchup invaluable. It’s a great tool to help me visualize what pieces go where. Using it the other day I realized that my Galaga control panel was going to have a few Read more…

By jason, ago
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MAME cabinet update

MAME Update Ages ago I had my first attempt at routing the slot for the t-molding. It went OK but I stuffed up the slot for one of the side panels. I spent some time the other night fixing up the MAMe cabinet. I pulled the entire thing apart and Read more…

By jason, ago
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Wrecked my Happs trackball

Uh-oh. The other day I was checking the fit of the drilled out control panel backing (mdf) to the actual control panel overlay. In a total blonde moment I picked up the CPO and moved it to my workbench, but forgot to detach the trackball – which was not fixed Read more…

By jason, ago
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What was it actually printed on?

The Control Panel I created a vector image in Adobe Illustrator CS2. (I couldn’t use CS3 as I am running Win2K still – not exactly sure what i am going to use when I migrate to Ubuntu). I got the two biggest images – the galaga logo and galaga bug Read more…

By jason, ago
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MAME 0.119, my arcade machine and facebook

Woohoo! Version 0.119 of MAME has been released. I downloaded the 0.118 to 0.119 update from pleasuredome.org.uk. I have ordered the 3mm reverse print of my control panel overlay from Wild Digital in Fyshwick. Here’s a smaller version: I can’t figure out how to upload the Adobe Illustrator files, if Read more…

By jason, ago
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Optimized MAME builds

I got the latest MAME verison (0.118 at the time of writing) from Mamedev the other day. You can download two binaries versions. I did not know which one I should get: mame0118b.exe: MAME 0.118 Windows command-line binaries. mame0118b_i686.exe: MAME 0.118 Windows command-line binaries (I686 Optimized) My CPU for my Read more…

By jason, ago