New version of SDL MAME for Mac OSX

The 64 bit version of the multiple arcade emulator SDL MAME for Mac OSX saw an update today. Let’s check out some of the release notes from the text file.

0.138u2
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IMPORTANT NOTE: The way devices are handled internally in MAME has changed
significantly. There are likely to be short-term compatibility and
performance effects. Please report any errors or *significant* performance
decreases (>20%) to mametesters.org. Full documentation on the new
device handling is in progress at
http://mamedev.org/devwiki/index.php/MAME_Device_Basics

MAMETesters Bugs Fixed
----------------------
- 03878: [Crash/Freeze] mimonscr: Hangs at Post (Tafoid)
- 02362: [Speed] block: Ball speed is erratic. (hap)
- 03579: [Crash/Freeze] rbibb, rbibba, vsskykid: Severe graphic
         corruption/Access Voilation (Fabio Priuli)
- 01839: [Color/Palette] battlex: Incorrect colors and/or palette (Tafoid)
- 03747: [Graphics] ckong: One pixel gap is missing between Kong and
         level (hap)
- 03866: [Graphics] prehisle, prehisleu, gensitou: Lack of graphics
         (David Haywood)

New games added or promoted from NOT_WORKING status
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Alien Challenge (2 sets) [Luca Elia, XingXing]
Lucky Girl (Z180-based HW)
  [David Haywood, Angelo Salese, Charles MacDonald]
Vortex [Lord Nightmare, David Haywood, Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
The Berenstain Bears in Big Paw's Cave [B Zeidler]
Royal Queen [Charles MacDonald, Angelo Salese]
Night Gal [Charles MacDonald, Angelo Salese]
Night Bunny / Royal Night [Charles MacDonald, Angelo Salese]

New clones added
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Wai Wai Animal Land Jr.(Japan)[Team Japump, The Dumping Union]
Phantoms II (Space Invaders hardware) [Andrew Welburn]  (enigma2b)
Toki (US, set 2) [Corrado Tomaselli] (tokiua)
Ooedo Fight (Japan) [Team Japump, The Dumping Union]

New games marked as GAME_NOT_WORKING
------------------------------------
Battle Gear [R. Belmont]
Battle Gear 2 [R. Belmont]
Pop n' Music 5 [Guru]
Unknown Meyco Game [Trevor Brown, Antwon Barajas] (unkmeyco)
Puzzle Break [Smitdogg, The Dumping Union]
Ron Jan [Charles MacDonald, Brian A. Troha]

Check out the homepage or download it from the Box File Widget.

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