MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

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MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Hierophant » December 30th, 2011, 5:23 am

MAWS - http://maws.mameworld.info/maws/

I only know what I've been reading at MAMEWorld here:

http://www.mameworld.info/ubbthreads/sh ... =collapsed

In summary, it looks like MAMEWorld got attacked and also had some hosting problems. MAMEWorld is obviously back now, but apparently MAWS was the entry point for the attackers and the owner will probably be reviewing his options for while to try and avoid a recurrence.

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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by eliaskeme » December 30th, 2011, 8:57 am

After ROMKEEPER, here goes MAWS. WHY GOD WHY?? :crying:
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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Thulsa » December 30th, 2011, 9:50 am

Thanks that does indeed answer my question. I kept hitting my MAWS shortcut to play the random game. It has been disappointing.
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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Hierophant » December 31st, 2011, 2:50 am

It's also a bit of a pain in the neck for me when I only need MAWS for a minute or two to help answer some MAME game question on the forums. Depending on the nature of the question, it can sometimes take much longer to get the same result manually in MAME, if at all.

Ah well... in the meantime, just gotta be patient while the owner considers his plans.

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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Nostalgia » January 3rd, 2012, 8:14 am

Just when I want the site more than ever it is still down :(

I guess you just don't know what you go 'til it's gone...

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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Thulsa » January 3rd, 2012, 9:21 pm

I MISS MAWSSSSS!!!!! :crying:



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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Hierophant » January 30th, 2012, 7:24 am

Here's the latest useful MAWS thread at MAMEWorld. Unfortunately, things are still looking pretty grim, dammit:

http://www.mameworld.info/ubbthreads/sh ... 1327752864

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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Thulsa » January 30th, 2012, 11:15 am

Ugh...

I like the fact that Mini Maws might be up. Anything is better than nothing.

As I am reading through the thread I almost want to smack the guy saying don't work on Mini Maws because it was nothing without Maws. Mini maws was perfectly acceptable. I amr eading there is an Italian site??

We may need to enlist the Atarix!!!
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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Hierophant » January 30th, 2012, 6:55 pm

I never actually tried Mini MAWS, so I have no idea what that was like.

Since MAME was originated in Italy, some of the Italian guys do maintain their own MAME site:

Progetto EMMA - http://www.progettoemma.net/

There's a lotta cool stuff there if you can deal with Google Translate's efforts to help navigate the site, including much of the same game info from MAWS.

A better alternative for most would be Caesar Logiqx; more info about that here:

MAWS Alternative - Caesar Logiqx - viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1691

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Re: MAWS Down (Dec 2011)

Post by Thulsa » June 29th, 2012, 9:45 am

Hah I had to break down. I really want to do some cab work and I am now a Italian MAWS user lol

Thanks Hiero!
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