hpglow wrote:and I haven't seen anyone get Mame compiled,
take a closer look http://hackaday.com/tag/raspberry-pi/
. Granted this is on an emulated rPi, but the ground work is done and this most likely just a (whole lot of hours of) compilation away.
As fro the real piece of hardware, element 14 did not even update my estimated shipping date yet, so I *guess* that pple who received theirs are some sort of VIP's or priority orders.