Included in the Web version of Computer Space 98 wherever possible is the capability of
downloading a games "ROM Image" and playing it inside your computer with
the aid of arcade game emulation
Whats a ROM Image?
A ROM Image is a copy of
the software code originally "burned in" to an arcade game.
How do I use it?
With the aid of emulation software, such as the Multi Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME), you
may play "the game itself" on a Pentium-level PC or a Power Macintosh computer.
Where can I find MAME?
The MAME emulators for both PC and Macintosh, as well as the ROM Images of almost 350
different games, are available from these and other sites:
Arcade Machine Emulator for Win32
CMPNet Gamepower MAME page
How do I use MAME?
Documents in the .zip file containing the emulator also have more information about how to
use MAME with the downloaded ROM Images.
Who made MAME?
Mame was released as freeware
in January 1997 by Mirko Buffoni and Nicola Salmoria. Buffoni also maintains the official MAME site. MAME was
ported to the Power Macintosh by Brad Oliver. Programmers from all over the world
have contributed drivers, included in the software, enabling specific games to work under