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Silicon Cave - link added

by snout on 30-04-2004, 13:25
Topic: Websites

We have just added a link to Silicon Cave, a retrocomputing portal with links to active groups, developers, resources, collections, museums etc. The website is trying to put current retro-developments in context.

BASIC reaches the age of 40!

by Bart on 29-04-2004, 14:40
Topic: MSX Related

The programming language BASIC, on which MSX BASIC is based, is becoming 40 this may. In 1964 BASIC was developed by John Kemeny en Thomas Kurtz at the Darthmoud College in New Hampshire.

Assembler poll closed, underrated game poll up

by snout on 29-04-2004, 01:01
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

About a month ago we started a poll, investigating the popularity of several Z80 assemblers that are used by MSX developers. Compass has turned out to be the most popular of them all. After 204 votes, these are the results of the poll 'Which is your favorite assembler?'

  • 1. Compass (28.62%)
  • 2. WB-Ass2 (21.08%)
  • 3.

MSX Posse renewed

by snout on 27-04-2004, 23:42
Topic: Websites

We reported before about some changes that took place on MSX Posse, an active MSX portal. As of now, MSX Posse and MSX Board have merged into a big, full featured messageboard with Dutch, English and 'bull' sections. The forum already contains close to 5000 messages.


by snout on 27-04-2004, 23:37
Topic: Hardware

Just at the time a discussion arose on our forums about a potential new MSX mainboard , Leonardo Padial announced his eMSX2++ project on HispaMSX.

The eMSX2++ is a 100% MSX2+ compatible fitted on a very small 15x20cm mainboard.

MSX Forums: 20.000 forum posts

by snout on 27-04-2004, 00:22
Topic: MRC

After the launch of the new, improved MSX Resource Center website on December 18th the activity on the MSX Resource Center forums got a huge boost. In October 2003 our forums reached 10.000 posts.

Stephan Szarafinski sent us a huge amount of pictures taken on Dutch MSX fairs in the mid-nineties. As of today you can find them all in our photo shoots section.

The ladder to the polestar

by snout on 26-04-2004, 19:57
Topic: Music

DRM Digital work have released yet another well-crafted MSX song in MGS and MP3 format. The new song is called 'The ladder to the polestar' and sounds like a song which could fit easily in a Konami or Microcabin game. The song uses FM, PSG and SCC. Well worth listening to!

Attention to all Bombaman buyers

by Latok on 26-04-2004, 18:53
Topic: Software

In this forumthread it became clear that there are some problems with the second pressing of the Bombaman CD, which was sold at the recent Tilburg fair.

paraMSX 0.46ß

by TheIncantation on 26-04-2004, 12:55
Topic: Emulation

A new version of paraMSX was recently released. As with the previous release, the new version is well hidden on the paraMSX server, without changing the contents of the paraMSX website.

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