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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
07255 Crash/Freeze Major Always 12 days ago 12 days ago
Tester trj View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS Windows 10 (64-bit)
Status [?] Confirmed Driver sms.cpp
Version 0.207 Fixed in Version Build
Summary MESS-specific 07255: gamegear [ecco]: Gamegear ROM Ecco loads directly to pink screen
Description Ecco the Dolphine (CRC 866C7113) loads but immediately freezes with purple/pink screen.

Also tried and repeated on 0.204

While not related to this emulator, it is noted the same problem was seen and fixed for this ROM - (Bizhawk): https://github.com/TASVideos/BizHawk/issues/1157
Steps To Reproduce Simply load Rom and it boots to pink screen.
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Regression Version 0.190
Affected Sets / Systems gamegear [ecco]
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12 days ago
edited on: 12 days ago
Regression caused by this change in the memory map: https://git.redump.net/mame/commit/src/mame/drivers/sms.cpp?id=d010b82746deb4a98e8f30df8bb110cfc291d4ad

As noted by the OP, BizHawk failed to run Ecco and there it was fixed this way: https://github.com/TASVideos/BizHawk/commit/b747ac22d79a49d165fcaae7e611a3d3695a34a8