To assist with game practice you can turn on “cheats” in mame.
- This will allow you to set infinite lives in Robotron, choose the desired starting wave in Defender, or even set infinite lives in Berzerk if you are into pre-Robotron shoot em ups.
Website with full details:
- The MAME cheat file to assist with MAME: http://cheat.retrogames.com/download/cheat0147.zip
- Download the cheat0147.zip
- Extract the cheat.7z file to the same folder as your MAME.EXE file (ie C:\MAMEDEV)
- Go to Start, Run, Command Prompt
- navigate to the folder holding mame.exe
- CD\ <enter>
- CD MAMEDEV <enter>
- MAME -CREATECONFIG <enter>
- Close the Command Prompt
- In Windows, navigate to your MAME folder and double click the MAME.INI file
- Find the section for ‘### Mame CORE misc options ###‘ and change cheat 0 to
- Start MAME as normal and begin your desired game
- Hit Tab and navigate to Cheat
- Modify the desired choices using arrow keys, then go back to your game play.
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