22 AUGUST 2014

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME.

XML Cheat Collection for MAME 0.154 [794K]


Note: The XML Cheat Collection archives are double packed. Inside the downloaded zip archive you will find a large cheat.7z. It's this cheat.7z that should be placed in the same directory as your MAME execute-able.

Read the cheat.txt file contained in the cheat0154.zip for more information. If you spot any errors (non-working cheats or parsing errors) then please post them in this forum topic .

03 JANUARY 2014

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

15 JUNE 2013

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

01 JUNE 2013

Here's a MESS 0.148 Atari Jaguar softwarelist cheat collection, enjoy.

Atari Jaguar {JAGUAR} XML Cheat Collection for MESS 0.148 (Release Date: 1st June 2013)

22 SEPTEMBER 2012

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

19 FEBRUARY 2012

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME, check the MESS Cheat Files page out for three new small cheat collections that were released in December.

XML Cheat Collection for MAME 0.145 [ZIP FORMAT - 1738K]

XML Cheat Collection for MAME 0.145 [7z FORMAT - 843K]


Note: The XML Cheat Collection archives are double packed. Inside the downloaded zip/7z archive you will find a large cheat.zip. It's this cheat.zip that should be placed in the same directory as your MAME execute-able, similar to this:

Read the cheat.txt file contained in the cheat0145 archives for more information. If you spot any errors (non-working cheats or parsing errors) then please post them in this forum topic .

If you are STILL having issues getting cheats to work with MAMEUI after you've placed cheat.zip in the same directory as the execute-able (see above pics) then click here for some pictorial assistance.

22 NOVEMBER 2011

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

20 APRIL 2011

MESS Coleco Colecovision Cheat Collection Update for MESS 0.142. Please don't mirror this file - it is a trial and further releases/updates may well rely on how many times it gets downloaded.

Coleco Colecovision XML Cheat Collection for MESS 0.142 (Release Date: 20th April 2011)

19 APRIL 2011

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

03 JANUARY 2011

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

23 OCTOBER 2010

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

03 AUGUST 2010

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

23 MARCH 2010

Cheat Collection Update for the latest MAME. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

07 JANUARY 2010

This release brings the cheat file back inline with the latest version of MAME. See the downloads page for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

19 OCTOBER 2009

I've just released some MESS 0.134 early-beta XML Cheat Collections for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive, Coleco & Nintendo GameBoy Advance. You can download them from the MESS Cheat Files section.

10 SEPTEMBER 2009

Some big changes in the MAME cheat world, thanks to Sandro Ronco we now MAME RAM cheat searching functionality again, which you will find in the debugger. So let the games begin. This cheat collection is for use with 0.134 or later. See the downloads page for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

11 JUNE 2009

There's still not that much in the way of new cheats for many of the new games as there is still no built-in MAME RAM cheat finding functionality. This cheat collection is for use with 0.132 or later. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

28 APRIL 2009

This release brings the XML cheat collection up-to-date with the various name changes and new clones added since 0.126. There's not much in the way of new cheats for many of the new games as there is still no built-in MAME RAM cheat finding functionality. This cheat collection is for use with 0.131 or later. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.

31 MARCH 2009

Decided it was time to give the site a little spring clean as it's 10 years to the day since the last redesign. Lean, clean and quick are the orders of the day - not sure if I like it though.

As many of you are aware the old cheat engine was hacked to death during the 0.125 update cycle, it was so bad that the whole cheat engine was ripped out during the 0.126 update cycle. A completely new and more resilient cheat engine was written by Aaron Giles during the 0.127 update cycle. This new cheat engine works in a completely different way than the old cheat engine, though the casual cheater should notice few differences as the differences are behind the scenes. The cheat.dat is now officially dead, replaced by 7000+ xml cheat files (though they can be kept in a single zip). The cheat format as expected is unrecognisable from before, but it is a lot more powerful. Unfortunately, so far there is no cheat finding functionality in the new cheat engine...hopefully this will get addressed soon.

Right there are two releases today. First of all, to close off cheat.dat once and for all I include the LAST EVER cheat.dat file. This cheat file is meant for use with a MAME 0.126 that's been compiled with a working cheat engine rather than the one contained with the 0.125 updates. I've included a link to the last known good cheat.c for MAME 0.126 so if you are capable of compiling your own - drop that into the right place and type make. Before anybody asks, no it's NOT possible to compile the old cheat.c into newer MAMEs as since 0.126u1 there have been a series of changes to the memory/cpu system that makes it all but impossible.

Classic cheat.dat cheat file for MAME 0.126 [ZIP FORMAT - 1407K]

Classic cheat.dat cheat file for MAME 0.126 [7z FORMAT - 824K]

Working cheat.c for MAME 0.125u7 - 0.126 (need to compile)

Secondly, I've converted the above 0.126 cheat.dat file into the 7000+ xml files of the new format. This cheat collection is for use with 0.130u2 or later. See the MAME Cheat Files section for a link for this version which has now been superceded.