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Post December 11th, 2016, 11:15 pm
Seraph Gold Skull member
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Updated as of 12/11/2016.

Thank you Mame Addicts community for your feedback in making this a solid list! In short, my list is organized to ensure a reasonable breakdown of genres considering the massive MAME library, enhanced entertainment in multiplayer gaming, and replay value. At this time, I would only reduce the Shmup Flying to a Top 5, but I need to explore what would make the cut and replace those 5 titles. Note: I may decide to make no changes. Also, mastering more than 10 Versus Fighting games would be a challenge, so I would likely keep the fighting genre to a top 10. Then, I considered two other things: 1. There are certain genres that would cycle games quicker such as Beat Em Ups, Light Gun, and even Run and Gun games. 2. If you had a choice of games to play in a genre, would you select it over the rest of the games or is it simply a placeholder?

Link to discussion thread - viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2529


Arcade Top 100

Top 10 Classic

Top 20 Fighter Beat Em Up

Top 10 Fighter Platform

Top 10 Fighter Versus

Top 10 Shmup Flying
  • Armed Police Batrider (Europe)
  • Battle Garegga (Europe / USA / Japan / Asia)
  • DoDonPachi Dai-Fukkatsu Ver 1.5
  • Gradius 4: Fukkatsu
  • Ikaruga (GDL-0010)
  • Mars Matrix: Hyper Solid Shooting (USA 000412)
  • Progear (USA 010117)
  • R-Type Leo (World)
  • Raiden Fighters Jet (US, single board)
  • Strikers 1945 III (World) / Strikers 1999 (Japan)

Top 15 Shmup Light Gun
  • Alien3: The Gun (World)
  • Area 51 (R3000)
  • CarnEvil (v1.0.3)
  • Gunblade NY (Revision A)
  • House of the Dead 2
  • Lethal Enforcers (ver UAE, 11/19/92 15:04)
  • Lucky & Wild
  • The Maze of the Kings (GDS-0022)
  • Point Blank (World, GN2 Rev B)
  • Police 911 (ver UAD)
  • Silent Scope (ver xxD, Ver 1.33)
  • Star Wars Trilogy (Revision A)
  • Terminator 2 - Judgment Day (rev LA4 08/03/92)
  • Time Crisis 3 (TST2 Ver. A)
  • Virtua Cop 2

Top 10 Shmup Run and Gun

Top 10 Other

Top 5 Pinball
  • Addams Family (Barcrest) (v0.5, set 1)
  • Medieval Madness (1.0)
  • Pinball 2000: Revenge From Mars (rev. 1)
  • Theatre Of Magic (1.3X)
  • Twilight Zone (P-4)
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