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Nijmegen 2011 - Reminder

by wolf_ on 14-01-2011, 21:55
Topic: Events

Saturday next weekend is the day of the annual MSX Fair in Nijmegen. Considering the 14 participants so far, the fair seems to be growing in popularity. Let's run them through..

  • openMSX Team - Demonstration of (the released or upcoming) openMSX 0.8.1., all Laserdisc games, the latest developments, the new Catapult and the debugger GUI.

Green Beret remake in development

by JohnHassink on 12-01-2011, 16:25
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

Back in 1985, well before the first installments of the now famous

This year's MSXdev entry Daq: Lord of Idar, by developer Darkstone, has undergone some editing making it suitable for use with FlashROM. You need to use the parameter /k with the FlashROM and the parameter /k5 with the MegaFlashROM SCC+.

MIDI-PAC on sale at Nijmegen!

by Sander on 10-01-2011, 23:11
Topic: Hardware

Sometimes dreams come true, and this time is the announcement that the MIDI-PAC will start selling at the next Nijmegen fair. Cloaked in a little cartridge this device holds three processing units, with the main one running at eight times the speed of your z80. It does only one thing: real-time conversion of OPLL data to MIDI commands.

MSX-Datapack scanned

by sd_snatcher on 10-01-2011, 22:54
Topic: Development

The MSX-Datapack is the most complete official documentation about the MSX standard. Konamito and Dioniso scanned all the manuals and made it available. If you have good knowledge of the Japanese language you are invited to help out with the translation project.

PSGed v2 announced

by snout on 10-01-2011, 22:50
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Aorante announced that he started working on PSGed v2. This neat utility allows you to play around with the PSG registers in a nice GUI and offers a simple pattern editor and a sequencer, in which you can use 16 different patterns in 32 steps.

DS Collection 6 in EGG English

by snout on 10-01-2011, 22:46
Topic: MSX Revival

Last December, Amusement Center released Compile's diskstation no. 6 in the EGG store. You can read the English announcement below. With all those English pages up and running we have the obvious question: when may gaijin start to order?

Roc'n Rope Colecovision conversion

by snout on 10-01-2011, 22:20
Topic: Software

Slotman informs us about yet another Colecovision conversion: Roc'n rope.

This time you are some blue monkey, who is in urgently need of throwing ropes to get to higher grounds. With all kinds of pesky enemies and fitting music hours of fun for family and friends.
The games will be released through Matra's Shockware program, to please even more friends.

Bargain 12.00

by snout on 10-01-2011, 22:00
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

The Japanese SCREEN0-12 image compression suite Bargain has been updated to version 12. Unfortunately the page doesn't reveal much of the new functionality. Ready to dive into the deep?

Konamiman informed us that two updates have been submitted to his website:

DenYoNet TCP/IP UNAPI BIOS 0.4. This is a ROM file that will made your DenYoNet compatible with the TCP/IP UNAPI specification, so that you can use networking applications directly, without having to install a separate TCP/IP stack.

GETURL.COM: URL extractor 1.0.

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