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All Metal Gear fans around the world hold their breath waiting for upcoming Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the patriots (planned release date is 12/06/2008), a new installment in the highly popular Metal Gear series, which originally took off on the MSX in 1987.

While waiting for the release, GameTrailers decided to heat up the interest by

Aldebaran announced

by wolf_ on 12-05-2008, 11:36
Topic: Software

It's the year 2100, and to secure its own future mankind is out to colonize another planet in the solar system surrounding the star Aldebaran, the brightest star in the Taurus constellation.

AAMSX has revealed the artwork for the upcoming releases of the MSXdev games MajiKazo, Traffic Jam and Operation Wolf. These cartridges will be sold at the MSX meeting Barcelona on June 7th 2008.

MSX users meeting in Argentina

by altaris on 10-05-2008, 10:57
Topic: Events

The members of the Argentinian MSX mailing list MSX Error 51 have organized a meeting on 21st and 22nd of Juny. There will be draws, an exhibition of MSX hardware and exchange of MSX software. For more information send an email to

Konamito BASIC contest: River

by wolf_ on 06-05-2008, 10:35
Topic: Software

Lord Zett from Darkstone has just submitted his entry for the 25th Anniversary BASIC contest on Konamito: River, a game inspired by Activision's


by wolf_ on 05-05-2008, 23:46
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

You may recall a SymbOS image in advertisement style in 2007. That particular image was the winning entry of MSXart'07, a competition organized by the Passion MSX website. If you intended to compete with that challenge, but couldn't make it in time, you'll get a new chance: MSXart'08 has just been announced!

New T-Shirts at Konamito

by wolf_ on 05-05-2008, 16:09
Topic: MSX Related

Konamito has prepared a few new t-shirts, all of them related to MSX-personages and -games. These new shirts are available in: S, M, L, XL and XXL and colors are available upon request. A shirt costs €20 including shipment.

MSX Solutions - Malaya no Hihou

by wolf_ on 05-05-2008, 10:10
Topic: Websites

Not being someone to take a rest, only_69 keeps himself busy with map making. This little update is about the 1989 MSX2 game Malaya no Hihou by Pony Canyon. Unfortunately the map isn't complete yet.

MSX-O-Mizer v1.0

by hitchhikr on 04-05-2008, 18:09
Topic: Development

MSX-o-mizer v1.0 is an adaption for the MSX of Magnus Lind's Exomizer Windows cruncher which was originally made to pack c64 files.

MSX-o-mizer's main features and differences:

  • Minimal set of parameters (compared to the original exomizer)
  • Handles MSX binary files (not MSXDOS ones)
  • Creates MSX executable files by inserting a depacker routine and a binary files header
  • <

Twinbee - rearrange by Wolf

by AuroraMSX on 04-05-2008, 14:47
Topic: Music

Wolf's latest rearrange is a game from the early Konami years: the vertical MSX1 shooter Twinbee. Rather than his usual near-1:1 rearranges, and rather than a created atmosphere not far away from the original game, this remake is totally different.

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