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Franky instruction manual online

by Ivan on 18-11-2009, 20:01
Topic: Hardware

SuperSoniqs has put the first version of the instruction manual of Franky online.

MSXdev'09 - the final two weeks

by viejo_archivero on 16-11-2009, 19:04
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

In little over two weeks we'll be presented with the harvest of MSXdev'09, the yearly game programming contest that managed to break through after MSXdev'04 and was especially fruitful during MSXdev'05. You may recall from last year that there was an awful silence regarding the number of entries we would be seeing.. until that last evening when games kept coming and coming.

King's Valley port for Spectrum

by Guillian on 15-11-2009, 22:29
Topic: MSX Related

Today, Retroworks released a port of the classic Konami platformer King's Valley for Spectrum 48k and Spectrum 128k.

Mini Game Competition - results

by TBC on 12-11-2009, 18:41
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

The Mini Game Competition 2009 1KB/2KB category results are in. Three MSX games were submitted and one of these reached a runner-up position!

SuperSoniqs announces MIDI-PAC

by Sander on 11-11-2009, 19:34
Topic: Hardware

SuperSoniqs just informed us that they are busy with developing a MIDI-PAC cartridge. The MIDI-PAC reroutes MSX-Music to external MIDI interfaces such as keyboards, MIDI modules and synthesizers.

Yoshida Konzern

by Randam on 09-11-2009, 22:59
Topic: Translations

Have you ever dreamed of making a shoot'em up, but never succeeded in forming a group? A game editor like Yoshida Konzern might be the answer. Imanok thought up the idea to collectively make a new game by each contributing a level.

Konami has decided to release five of their classic MSX games for the Virtual Console, a specialized section of the Wii Shop Channel.

MRC Download Charts - October 2009

by Jorito on 04-11-2009, 21:13
Topic: MRC

Another month, another round of downloads!

VSU: Video playback

by rigues on 01-11-2009, 21:28
Topic: Hardware

While people are discussing new FPGA video chip implementations and other people are discussing what defines an MSX in the first place, the development of the VSU (Video and Sound Unit) continues. At the MSX Jau 2009 user meeting in Jau, Brazil, Ricardo Oazem showed a new feature of his VSU hardware expansion: it's now possible to play back full screen video (AVI files).

At the 36th MSX users meeting in Barcelona, AAMSX will be presenting something special: a new and extended version of Monster Hunter, the winning MSXdev'06 game by

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