Clubguide Special 01
This page was last modified 13:50, 7 January 2022 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Gdx.
Clubguide Special 01
The interface and almost all provided software is for MSX2 and higher. However, two software are also for MSX1, one software and a surprise is reserved for Turbo R. In a few cases, you can easily adapt the software for MSX1.



Diskmagazine created by the Genic team and released in April 1991.


  • This diskmagazine has an intro with MSX-MUSIC melody
  • On a MSX Turbo R, you can hear a PCM sample on the Genic logo screen
  • To skip the intro, you need to boot while pressing the ESC key
  • The magazine part is enhanced by original MSX-MUSIC songs in the FAC Soundtracker 1 format
  • All the TXT files are plain ASCII text files

Main content

General info

  • Switch in SCC cartridge
  • Speedcontroller + Pause cartridge
  • Reading musical notes
  • Practical experience with MSX Turbo R (1)
  • Review of 2 books
  • MSX2+/Turbo R BASIC instructions
  • How to cheat with games

Hardware reviews

Software reviews



MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Soundchips MSX1 launching
PD0045.FMP Smalltown Boy Erik Laarman MSX2 MSX-MUSIC LOAD"PD0045.FMP":RUN315
PD0046.FMP Heigh Ho! Erik Laarman MSX2 MSX-MUSIC LOAD"PD0046.FMP":RUN315
PD0047.FMP Beunhaas Jukebox Erik Laarman MSX2 MSX-MUSIC LOAD"PD0047.FMP":RUN315
PD0048.FMP Boogy Woody Erik Laarman MSX2 MSX-MUSIC LOAD"PD0048.FMP":RUN315
PD0049.FMP The Woodpecker March Erik Laarman MSX2 MSX-MUSIC LOAD"PD0049.FMP":RUN315
SCCMUSIX.MSX SCC-Musixx Demo Tyfoon Soft MSX2 SCC SOLIDAS.SNG music included
Replace WIDTH80 by WIDTH40
in line 10 for MSX1

  • Details about all the FAC Soundtracker 1 songs on Clubguide Special 01
Song (MUS) Title Composer
AIR Classical Air Bas Labruyere
BECAUSE Because I Love You Stefan Boer
DONTLEAV Don't Leave Me This Way Stefan Boer
INSTAL Metal Meltdown Ernst Schuller
LIVIDOLL Living Doll Stefan Boer
MENU Running Scared Ernst Schuller
PERDIDO Perdido Bas Labruyere
SONG1 Song 1 Ronald Egas
SONNYCRO Sonny Crockett Theme Stefan Boer

You can optionally put these files on a dedicated FAC Soundtracker music disk.

For more tips about this format, check the FAC Music Disk 1 Wiki page, especially to play the songs on MSX1.


MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Notes
SCR8TRUC.MSX Screen 8 Digitrucs Stefan Boer MSX2 X-BASIC required
S-RAM.MSX PAC S-RAM Manager Stefan Boer MSX2 For MSX1: replace WIDTH44
by WIDTH40 in line 10
TURBO-R.M2P Turbo R Speed Menu Stefan Boer Turbo R
MSX-DOS required
ARK.COM CP/M File Compressor Brian E. Moore
MSX patch: Hans Overtoom
PB.COM Printer Buffer M.J. Vriend MSX2
TEDDEMO.COM TED Demo 2.5 M.J. Vriend MSX2 Demo version of the
Word Processor/Editor
UNARK.COM CP/M Archive File Extractor Robert A. Freed MSX1


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