Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Houba 0.146 is now fixed !!

Good news: MamePlus r5028 has been released and the autofire problem is now fixed! 
So I've updated Houba with support for these new dumps:
  * "Bang Bang Busters" (NeoGeo)
  * "Treasure of the Caribbean" (NeoGeo)
(The pgm driver has also been updated with dw2001 and dwpc support)

Enjoy !

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Houba Plus! (Plus! Kaillera) 0.146

Houba is now updated to 0.146 versions: Enjoy !!

Only updated this time...

/!\ Update: There is an input bug in 0.146 version (mameplus related)
0.145u7 works just fine but you would have to delete all the ".cfg" files of the games launched with the 0.146 version.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Houba Plus! (Plus! Kaillera) 0.145u7

2 releases this time :
* Houba Plus! 0.145u7 r5018 r5019 <= updated: fix was already included lol
* Houba Plus! Plus! Kaillera 0.145u7 r157

What's New :
- Option "Disable Mechanical Drivers" can be configured in the GUI (and is set by default).
- Added "Special mode" Dipswitch identification for ketarr.
- Ironclad resolution fixed to 304 pixels wide.
- 33% overclock setting for Pulstar

And more to come... Enjoy !

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Special Update "u6x" !

After "DoDonPachi Arrange", trap15 will release an Arrange version of the game Ketsui and 2 others hacks not yet released!!
Release date and more informations should be given this night.

trap15 citation on shmups forum
"Video and site will be up around thirty to minutes to an hour from release time (with no download link). Release date and time will be revealed on Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 00:00 GMT."

Check trap15 blog here :

So, as I like this game and what trap15 made for "DoDonPatchi Arrange", I've updated houba to support these new hacks natively when released!
Enjoy !!

Update: Release date would be 20 April 2012, 14:00 UTC

Friday, April 13, 2012

Houba Plus! Plus! Kaillera 0.145u6 r150

New test version based on MAMEPPK 0.145u6 r150

- New Skip_Nagscreens code
- Resolution fix for NeoGeo games running in 304 pixels wide
- 33% overclock setting for the following games (and clones):
  * Metal Slug series
  * Strikers 1945 Plus
  * Shock Troopers 2nd Squad
  * Blazing Star
- Refresh rate set to 60Hz for the following systems :
  * cps1.c
  * cps2.c
  * cps3.c
  * neogeo.c
  * pgm.c (cave)
  * toaplan1.c
- pgm driver update (kovshp WIP from XingXing/IQ_132)

And more to come... Enjoy !

Friday, February 17, 2012

Houba Plus 0.145 r4983 (update#2 24/03/2012)

A new Houba is available !

This new version is based on MamePlus 0.145 r4983 and includes :
- "Export_Gamelist" code taken from Mameppk build.
(usefull to export a special gamelist used by frontends like AtoMicFE for exemple)
- An optimised version of the "Skip_Nagscreens" code from MKChamp.
- A few PGM driver fixes.

And more to come... Enjoy !

Update 24/03/2012
- PGM driver update : DoDonPachi 2 and Demon Front are working (WIP from Haze).
Bee Storm / DoDonPachi 2 WIP
Demon Front WIP
- Support for "DoDonPachi - Arrange" (hack by Trap15)

HoubaPlus_x86_0.145_r4983 + bonus

HoubaPlus_x64_0.145_r4983 + bonus

New Houba's Pages

Here is the new Houba's Home.

Houba is an arcade emulator compiled from MAME source code and optimized to be used in a personnal home arcade cabinet.

Thanks to JacKc for the new logo !

Previous Releases :