Well could Mame show the MAME logo on startup (with the initializing info underneath)
and when starting a machine could the cabinet image not be shown as it was starting up.
Then the (don't tell us this machine is not working as we bloody well know it's not working , we wrote it (red message) could appear over the top of this)
progress bars could be added and/or info on what mame is loading or checking for just to inform people that it has not crashed.
just things other software does when starting up.
as for external front-ends???
Last edited by ASH; 10/01/16 07:00 AM.