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MSX Fair Bussum - more info

by Sander on 18-09-2002, 11:13
Topic: Events

I just recieved extra information about this upcoming fair that will be held on Saturday 5 October 2002 in Bussum, the Netherlands.Known booth holders until now:WWW.MSX.ORG

  • Selling MSX and console hardware and software.
  • MSX QUIZ with great prizes to win.
  • Website promotion.and probably more..

Sunrise foundationMSX Info magazine

  • Promotion of magazine, Padial ha

MSX DEN-YU land postponed

by snout on 14-09-2002, 09:08
Topic: Events

Source: Syntax-NV #126

Because of the two upcoming MSX books, that will probably rise the interest in MSX in Japan, the organization of MSX DEN-YU land have decided to postpone the fair. The fair will now be held in the (japanese) spring at the end of this year, or perhaps even at the beginning of 2003.

2 new japanese books on MSX

by snout on 14-09-2002, 00:05
Topic: MSX Revival

Source: Imahi

Imahi reported that there are currently two new MSX books about to be released.In the end of this year, ASCII will release a MSX PLAYer magazine, which will also contain a CD-ROM with MSX Software and documentation.Before that, Shuwa systems will release a book on MSX.

openMSX howto

by snout on 13-09-2002, 23:46
Topic: Emulation

Source: Manuel Bilderbeek

Many people were impressed by the demonstration of openMSX in Tilburg. After the fair a lot of people tried to install openMSX on their Linux machines but failed running into strange errors while compiling.

C-BIOS 0.08

by snout on 13-09-2002, 23:42
Topic: Emulation

Source: Boukichi

Another new release of C-BIOS.

Calamar Group hardware & software

by snout on 13-09-2002, 23:38
Topic: Websites

Hans Otten sent us a link to the Calamar Group page, a Spanish user group who make software and hardware for MSX. One of their latest projects is the PSX2MSX project which enables you to connect a Playstation joypad to any MSX.

Demo Sunrise saturday September 14th

by Sander on 13-09-2002, 15:03
Topic: Events

Saturday the 14th september Rob and Koen from Sunrise will show and demonstrate their hardware andapplications.If you are interested and you are, you are welcome!!The adress is:

Cammingalaan / Provincialeweg
The Netherlands

If you come by train:A 10 minutes walk from the railway station BunnikIf you have your own car:It's less than 10 minutes drive from traffic point Rijn

Ys Vol. 1: Book One

by Sander on 12-09-2002, 16:15
Topic: MSX Related

Source: MSX Mailinglist

On 24 september, a DVD with Ys 1 episodes 1 till 4 will be released for the US market.

The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2

by Sander on 12-09-2002, 13:53
Topic: MSX Related

Konami released The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2 for the PS2 in Japan. This disc containts all the 3d models, music, characters and artwork of the game.

Source: Ivan Latorre - comp.sys.msx

A Korean company called Global Trading Co. is selling Yamaha V9958 VDP chips for $11 each. Their home page is at:

They have 56 units in stock. 1200 pieces of the YM9958 and 1800 pieces of the Y8950 (MSX Audio).

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