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How can I extract Parent Roms from Split Mame romset


gupti99
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Hi,

I have the full Mame roms Split set which is approx 37k files (version 0.220).

I would like to segment only the parent roms so I am left with only 1 zip file for each actual arcade game (hopefully that leaves only a few thousand game files).

Does anybody have any idea how I can go about doing this (I want to avoid manually trawling through 37k file and deleting the child rom files)?

Thanks

Gup

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You are going to need a tool like ClrMamePro

This isn't really a noob kind of thing. A simpler alternative is to find a non-merged mame set and just download the games you want. 

Each game will have only the files it needs, no clones, or variants.

A Mame database site like here can help you find the specific rom names you want.

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Added database link.
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