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  • This is the MAME Random Of the Week #170

    The five random numbers for this week are: 1922 96 465 2078 1287

    Click here to vote! Which game do you choose for MAME ROW #170?

    1922
    Game Name: The Hustler (Japan version M)
    Company: Konami
    Year: 1987
    ROM file name: thehustl.zip

    96
    Game Name: Balloon Brothers
    Company: East Technology
    Year: 1992
    ROM file name: ballbros.zip

    465
    Game Name: Drift Out '94 - The Hard Order (Japan)
    Company: Visco
    Year: 1994
    ROM file name: drifto94.zip

    2078
    Game Name: Vs. BaseBall
    Company: Nintendo of America
    Year: 1984
    ROM file name: vsbball.zip

    1287
    Game Name: PlayChoice-10: Balloon Fight
    Company: Nintendo
    Year: 1984
    ROM file name: pc_bfght.zip

    The result of the poll is posted on Wednesday, so we have Monday and Tuesday for experimentation.

    What is the MAME ROW?

    MAME ROW stands for MAME Random Of the Week. We randomly select an arcade game from the 0.78 MAME Reference Set to play on the week. The idea is to play games we've never played before, interact with other forum members, post hi-scores, share game strategies, fun facts, and (the most important) HAVE FUN!

    We will play the winner all next week.

    Previous Rounds


  • I've always loved Balloon Fight but the Hustler looks like a pretty cool pool game.


  • Sadly it is not as cool as "Pocket Gal" or the best arcade-pool-game (IMO) "Realbreak: Billard Academy", so "Drift Out ´94" gets my vote, even if that one is not as cool as its follow-up "Neo Drift Out" (1996) which even has got cheevo-support :)


  • I don't have the Play Choice version of the ROM, but Balloon Fight [1984] is great for replay. (even if it is a Joust [1982] rip-off.)

    . . .

    I just tried getting the PlayChoice ROM working and it doesn't ...due to my cabinet's lack of buttons for PlayChoice. :(


  • This week's winner is Drift Out '94 - The Hard Order
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  • I tell myself that I'd do better with a steering wheel as opposed to an arcade a joystick, but I'm probably just horrible at the game. The last "top down" arcade racing game that I was good at was Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off Road.


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