Online / 6 & 7 February 2021


Dragging MAME into the 21st century

Practicalities of a large project with two decades of history

The open source emulation landscape is littered with abandoned projects. MAME has survived stock market crashes, a pandemic, major internal refactoring, half a dozen leadership changes, and persistent rumours of the project’s imminent death. Why is MAME still here? How does MAME continue to attract contributors? What are some of the issues a project this size faces?


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