[...] I just wanted to see it boot
Hey, Curt... I downloaded MESS and run MC-1000... All I got was a black screen. Did you really see it boot?
Use the version 0.133
, not 0.132 !
The romset " mc1000.zip " content following :
It seems, the ic12/ic17 files (8192 bytes) are from the splitted mc1000.rom (16384 bytes)