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MSXart'08 - #2 Head over Heels

by wolf_ on 25-07-2008, 12:31
Topic: Websites

The second entry for the sixth edition of MSXart comes from Konamito. The wallpaper is based on Ocean's isometric game Head over Heels (1987).

MSX Info Update 2008 reminder

by wolf_ on 22-07-2008, 20:31
Topic: Events

In little over two weeks, on the 8th and 9th of August to be exact, the annual meeting of the vikings takes place in Helsinki, Finland. Recently, the website has been redesigned, from a hacky yet typical Nyyrikki look to something mankind can identify as a website!

Sound extensions articles on MSX Café

by wolf_ on 22-07-2008, 20:17
Topic: Websites

The French MSX website MSX Café has published four articles covering four MSX sound extensions: Moonsound, FM-PAC, Music-Module and Konami's SCC. The articles provide information about specifications, supported software and photos.

Hideo Kojima on the future of games

by wolf_ on 22-07-2008, 14:42
Topic: MSX Related

Hideo Kojima, the creative mind behind the classic Metal Gear who has just released MGS4, has stated that 'the next level of gaming" isn't yet possible on the current-gen hardware.

ViewMSX 0.06b

by [D-Tail] on 21-07-2008, 16:54
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

A few days ago we received from MRC user and fellow admin Tobias Keizer (Sonic_aka_T) a new version of ViewMSX. ViewMSX is a tool designed for Windows PCs that allows the user to view a wide range of supported MSX image/video formats.

Vampire Killer article

by wolf_ on 20-07-2008, 22:55
Topic: Websites

The French/English MSX website Passion MSX has published an extensive article about Konami's classic platform game Vampire Killer.

Interview with Manuel Pazos

by AuroraMSX on 19-07-2008, 22:19
Topic: Websites

MSX Posse drew our attention to an interview with Manuel Pazos, published on El Blog de Manu, the weblog of Manuel Sagra.

Earlier today Bitwise announced the arrival of three new Shockware titles in their selection of MSX games:

Bonami Retro fair - October 2008

by [D-Tail] on 18-07-2008, 17:40
Topic: Events

On Sunday October 5th, Bonami will organize an all-retro fair in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, on which many retro platforms will be represented. Among them: ZX Spectrum, Atari, Commodore, VideoPac and, let's not forget it, MSX!

Bottle of wine poll down, SCUMM poll up

by wolf_ on 16-07-2008, 12:41
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

We're halfway the month again, a few days late, all the more reason to change the poll at once! Prior to presenting the new poll, let's have a look at the outcome of the Bottle o' wine poll from June/July.

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