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MSX in the media: 6th nominee

by Sama on 26-06-2004, 00:57
Topic: Media

Here it is, the 6th nominee for the MSX in the Media Challenge we started on May 2nd 2004. This time, the Dutch computer magazine PC Consument was nominated. In the July/August 2004 edition, MSX is mentioned in an article about retro gaming, mainly dealing with Commodore 64.

Aleste Portuguese

by Snatcher-br on 25-06-2004, 10:55
Topic: Translations

Luiz H. Lugato created a Portuguese translation of Compile's popular game Aleste. On his website you can find a (ASCII 16k) ROM file of the translated version.

MSX in the Media: 5th nominee

by snout on 24-06-2004, 17:18
Topic: Media

On May 2nd 2004 we started the MSX in the Media Challenge. The objective: to get and/or spot MSX in media like TV programs, Newspapers, Magazines and Websites that usually don't report about MSX. Even though the challenge, which runs for a year, has just started the 5th nominee has already arrived.

On this website a small review of the 20th Anniversary MSXPC can be found. This MSXPC is a computer of which all components (motherboard, harddisk, memory etc.) are fit into the keyboard. The machine comes with an MSX Game Reader and runs MSXPLAYer.

Dragon Quest VIII

by snout on 23-06-2004, 15:25
Topic: MSX Related

Square/Enix, well known from their Final Fantasy games, will release the Japanese version of Dragon Quest VIII for Playstation 2 this winter. An American release, Dragon Warrior VIII, will follow in 2005.

MNBIOS - Second Demo Version

by flyguille on 22-06-2004, 21:42
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Today a new demo version of MNBIOS was released. MNBIOS is a new OS for MSX which adds several interesting features, like multitasking and long filenames. This new OS increases the capabilities of the MSX2 hardware without the need of directly addressing the hardware.

fMSX/S60 1.01a/b

by snout on 21-06-2004, 18:40
Topic: Emulation

Today a new version of the MSX emulator for Nokia Series 60 phones, fMSX/S60, was released. As usual, the emulator comes in two flavors, an a-version for the Nokia 3650, the Nokia 7650 and the Nokia N-Gage and a b-version for the Nokia 6600.

MSX Hardwarelist website

by snout on 20-06-2004, 14:19
Topic: Websites

Yesterday, Alex Wulms launched a new online version of the MSX Hardwarelist. The new version is database-driven which gives quite a lot of advantages over the static HTML hardwarelist that can be found here.

Lightest MSX in the world

by snout on 20-06-2004, 13:39
Topic: Hardware

After a search for the Smallest MSX in the world , Gigamix has now started a quest for the lightest MSX in the world. To prevent the Nokia 6600 running fMSX/60 from winning both competitions they have added one requirement: the (emulated) MSX must have at least one cartridge slot.

On sunday the 11th of july 2004, the annual Spresiano Retrocomputing will be held. It's not an MSX-only event, but previous years have shown the meeting gives a lot of attention to MSX.

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