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Downloads Top 10; October 2004

by snout on 01-11-2004, 00:05
Topic: MRC

It's the first of November, so lets have a look at which files have been downloaded the most in October 2004. Entries to the Bounce Challenge practically dominate the top 10 this time, but other new releases got quite some downloads as well. In this month, the following 10 files were downloaded the most:

  • 01.

Maze - First person maze demo by xl2s

by snout on 31-10-2004, 21:15
Topic: Software

GhostP of xl2s Entertainment released a demo version of a first person maze engine (similar to Wolf3D) for MSX. After a discussion on our forums on the subject, GhostP came up with this demo. You can walk around in the maze, slide and change color schemes.

MSX gamers want RPGs, MSX Revival poll up

by snout on 31-10-2004, 15:56
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

On October 1st we started a new poll, asking what kind of games you'd like to see on MSX. About one month and 106 votes later, here are the results:

  • 01. RPGs (Role Playing Games) (20.75%)
  • 02. Action games (14.15 %)
  • 03. Platform games (13.21%)
  • 04. Shooters (12.26%)
  • 05. Dexterity games (eg.

MSX in the Media: Nominee 58 and 59

by snout on 31-10-2004, 15:38
Topic: Media

When ASCII and MSX Association announced the return of MSX on PLD World 2004 it was bound to get some serious media attention in Japan.

MuMem 0.01

by snout on 31-10-2004, 15:24
Topic: Development

A Japanese developer called Hexl25 released a utility called MuMem which is a tool for creating instrument data for wave memory soundchips like the HuC6280 of the PC-ENGINE, the Namco106 sound chip of the NES and Konami's SCC. You can get it from the 'application' section of Hexl25's website.

As we had already announced several times, ASCII and MSX Association held a demonstration and lecture on the upcoming One Chip MSX1 computer at P

Today and tomorrow the 26th edition of the Aamsx MSX User Meeting in Barcelona will be held. During this fair a quick programming contest will be held. The objective? To code a game inspired by Arkanoid before 12:00 without using any MSX peripherals like GFX9000 or FM-PAC.

CLS by Up-Soft - Second announcement

by snout on 29-10-2004, 23:51
Topic: Software

In September 2003 a new MSX game was announced on the NBNO forums. Unfortunately the developers did not manage to finish the game before the annual MSX fair in OSS and for a while it seemed like the project was abandoned.

MSXPlug 2004-10-29

by BiFi on 29-10-2004, 15:29
Topic: MSX Related

Less than a week after the previous release, Digital Sound Antiques released a new version of MSXPlug, a plugin for WinAmp and kbMediaPlayer which allows you to play s

Bombaman Challenge

by snout on 28-10-2004, 15:20
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

After the Snowfall challenge, the Under Water Challenge and the Bounce Challenge the time has come to start a new MSX development Challenge.

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