Popular ROM and Emulation Site Pleasuredome Shuts Down After 17 Years

Hugely influential gaming ROM and emulation website Pleasuredome has shut down after 17 years in operation. The site first popped up in 2004 as the primary home of the MameFTP Group, named after the most popular emulator of the day. Its closure comes as copyright lawsuits increasingly threaten efforts to archive and preserve video game history. 

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