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XCC opensource

by snout on 23-11-2003, 13:59
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Alex Wulms has open-sourced his Xelasoft utility XCC on SourceForce. XCC, which stands for Xelasoft Control Center, is a Norton Commander like tool for the MSX. The source code is released under GPL.

Metal Gear Box

by snout on 23-11-2003, 13:55
Topic: MSX Related

Patriek Lesparre spotted an article on the Metal Gear Box, a product with quite a strange name as it seems to have nothing to do with the Konami Metal Gear series. The Metal Gear Box is an external aluminum sATA harddisk box which connects to a PC using USB2, manufactured by Eumax. We wonder how Konami feels about this product Wink

blueMSX 1.0.2

by snout on 23-11-2003, 13:35
Topic: Emulation

We reported about this new emulator, called blueMSX, two days ago. Already, a new version is available which adds DirectX sound support and improves DirectX video behaviour.

256 byte flame demo

by snout on 22-11-2003, 22:59
Topic: Software

Ricardo Bittencourt has succeeded in creating a user-controleable flame demo in just 256 bytes. You can download this tiny yet impressive demo at Ricardo's site. To give you an idea of how small this program is: this newspost is exactly 256 bytes long. Amazing, isn't it?

MRC Snowfall Challenge

by snout on 22-11-2003, 21:29
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

It's almost December which means winter, Christmas and short dark days in which it's tempting to use your computer(s) even more than usual. As we all know, the MSX is a lovely computer system to develop for, so the MSX Resource Center challenges you to do exactly that.

What's the challenge?

Best MSX-MUSIC game song ever [round 5]

by snout on 22-11-2003, 02:08
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

One more round and the forum-part of our current mega-poll, the quest for the best MSX-MUSIC game song ever will come to an end. After that, the 2 best PSG game songs ever will battle against the 2 best MSX-MUSIC game songs ever and the 2 best SCC game songs ever on a frontpage poll in order to decide which is the best MSX game song ever created.

Knightmare Audio CD version

by BiFi on 21-11-2003, 18:57
Topic: Software

Adriano Camargo Rodrigues da Cunha has been working on adapting Knightmare to play rearranged CD-quality background music.

On the ASCII MSX Magazine website interesting information on the upcoming MSX Magazine Festival can be found. During this day both the 20th anniversary of MSX and the release of MSX Magazine 2 will be celebrated.

MESS 0.77

by snout on 21-11-2003, 13:57
Topic: Emulation

A new version of MESS, the Multiple Emulator Super System was recently released for both win32 and *NIX. Finally, the MSX2 is no longer marked as a clone of the MSX computer system. It is still hard to get disk-emulation running however. MESS is based on MAME. Both emulators run the same core.

Newsletter 8 sent

by snout on 21-11-2003, 12:46
Topic: MRC

We have just sent our eight newsletter to all members who are subscribed to our mailing. We really had a huge amount of news since our last newsletter, which appeared at July 28th.

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