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MSX in the Media: 56th nominee

by snout on 17-10-2004, 21:41
Topic: MSX Related

Hideo Kojima still seems to be very fond of MSX. He keeps mentioning our beloved computer system during interviews, recently re-released both Metal Gear 1 and Metal Gear 2:Solid Snake for cellular phones and the Konami/Metal Gear pages have been nominated several times for the MSX in the Media Challenge, as they contained some infomation on MSX.

MSX in the Media: 55th nominee

by snout on 17-10-2004, 21:28
Topic: Media

In February 2004 the Japanese computer magazine iP Magazine reported on NLMSX, paraMSX, fMSXSO and

MSX in the Media: Nominee 52 to 54

by snout on 17-10-2004, 20:43
Topic: MSX Related

On October 11th Bazix announced the MSX revival was going global.

New vintage magazine in Spain

by Skyblasc on 16-10-2004, 12:42
Topic: MSX Related

A new magazine, called First Generation, has just been launched in Spain. This magazine is a initiative of formers members of Retrogames (first retro-magazine inSpain), Matranet.net and Game Over radio show. The magazine focuses on computers and videogames from the 70's, 80's and early 90's.

As you probably all know the MSX Resource Center is available in English, Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese.

The annual Brazilian MSX fair MSX Jaú has just been announced. This year the fair will be held on November 13th, 14th and 15th at the Escola Industrial of Jaú, Brazil. During these three days MSX users from all over Brazil gather to share their common hobby: MSX.

Remakes of MSX games seem to be growing in popularity lately: Leandro Correia just released the first beta version of his Skooter remake. All collisions with enemies and blocks are done, graphics are for 99% finished. The only thing missing is different floor shapes for each stage. The game is playable, although the enemies don't kill you and you can't commit suicide.

MNBIOS 3rd demo updated

by flyguille on 14-10-2004, 15:26
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Unfortunately, the DPF550 version of the 3rd MNBIOS demo which was bundled with openMSX had a small packing-problem that caused it to malfunction. The problem was an outdated ROM image which was booted by openMSX.

About two weeks ago the retrogaming music archives of Retro PC Game Music were updated with the PC-9801 soundtrack of Microcabin's Illusion City.

Roland MT-32 emulator 0.62

by snout on 14-10-2004, 12:18
Topic: Music

More than a year ago we reported about the Roland MT-32 emulator for DOS/Windows, which can be used to hear the MT-32 MIDI songs of games like Illusion City and Xak - Tower of Gazzel.

As of yesterday a new version of this MT-32 emulator is available, improving emulator accuracy. Unfortunately only the DosBox version was updated.

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