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Author Topic: Naming convention of arcade roms - suffixes a b c h ?  (Read 4780 times)

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I'm curious about the naming convention of arcade roms. Specifically the letters at the END of the filenames:

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h "H" - the letter H is a common one that I see but I do not understand how it is different or what the letter "H" here stands for? Often accompanies the below #2 ABC files as another "Set"

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a b c - these are often applied to roms with multiple "sets" and "alternate boards"
Are there any conventions on which one is the most recent revision?
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Re: Naming convention of arcade roms - suffixes a b c h ?
« Reply #1 on: 26 March 2022, 03:12 »

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