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MSXart'07 challenge

by Bart on 17-04-2007, 21:07
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

The fifth edition of the MSXart challenge is on. To compete in this challenge you must create a new original wallpaper focusing on an MSX (related) theme. Challenge rules and creations by others can be reviewed at the official MSXart'07 challenge webpage. Just like last year a hardcopy of the MSXart challenge calendar can be won.

openMSX Peashooter 1.0 final

by Bart on 17-04-2007, 20:59
Topic: Emulation

With the new release of openMSX 0.6.2 for Mac OS X, cesco decided to release a new version of openMSX Peashooter as well.

openMSX 0.6.2

by mth on 15-04-2007, 18:39
Topic: Emulation

Today the developers of openMSX - the emulator that aims for perfection - have released version 0.6.2 of this multi platform MSX emulator, along with Catapult, its GUI/launcher.

New or improved emulator features:

  • Video recording and improved sound recording (stutterless)
  • SDLGL-PP renderer (OpenGL 2.0) can do hq and hqlite scaling in hardware
  • Easier to use trainers.

mesiasmsx has announced in our active MSX Forum that the next Barcelona MSX Users Meeting (known as RU) organized by the MSX Friends Association is going to be held on the 28th of April, 2007 in the Cotxeres de Sant

Together with the first project announcement the first sponsor has donated a prize to the MSXdev'07 game development competition.

Only two days after the initial announcement the first project for this year's MSXdev game development competition has already been announced.

Rafael Jannone has released standalone versions of MSX Screen Conversor, a online toolkit to convert JPG, PNG and GIF files from up to 400kb to SCREEN 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 12.

DRMSX releases 4 new MSX songs

by snout on 12-04-2007, 01:40
Topic: Music

On April 1st, DRM has released 4 new songs for MSX in mgs and mp3 format:

  • Omnifarious steps
  • Let's play the super ultra super great delicious wonderful MSX!
  • Water ripple
  • New generation of mighty monkey(Hi-tension ver.)

Recently, DRMSX also submitted an entry to the

Planet of the Epas

by snout on 12-04-2007, 01:21
Topic: Software

During Breakpoint 2007, a large demo scene event in Bingen am Rhein, Germany a new MSX demo was released by the demo group Traktor. The demo contains several impressive effects and is certainly worth having a look at.

SD/MMC interface for MSX

by Danjovic on 12-04-2007, 01:13
Topic: Hardware

Danjovic has announced an interesting new hardware extension for the MSX: an SD/MMC interface that works even on ordinary MSX1 configurations. On 3.58MHz data can be read from SD or MMC cards at 154 Kb/s whereas writing data reaches a respectable 145 Kb/s.

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