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SjASM v0.36

by Bart on 11-11-2003, 16:21
Topic: Development

There's a new version of the SjASM z80 crossassembler. New in this version is:

  • No space needed between label and = in statements.
  • The export directive now exports 'label: EQU value'.
  • and some minor bug fixes.

Andrea Rossetti online MSX utilities

by snout on 11-11-2003, 16:05
Topic: Websites

Source: comp.sys.msx

Andrea Rossetti has developed two interesting on-line tools for MSX.

Atari goes ethernet. Next stop MSX?

by snout on 11-11-2003, 15:53
Topic: Hardware

A few weeks ago Chris Martin, a Texas Instruments engineer succeeded in creating an ethernet interface for Atari 8-bit computers, as other hobbyists had already done for Commodore 64.

Thanks to the uprising of the mobile gaming industry, Taito is enjoying a revival thanks to the popularity of its old games. Accoording to Taito in the Financial times, the Japanese mobile gaming market is astimated $180 million.

Candy Crisis

by Sander on 11-11-2003, 15:11
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

Remember Puyo Puyo, the instant classic from Compile? Game maker John Stiles remade this game for PC and Mac. This time a mad scientist created genetically mutated candy in his candy factory. Unfortunately the living candy immediately began to multiply by the thousands. A free demo can be downloaded from www.candycrisis.com.

MSX Reloaded: link added

by snout on 11-11-2003, 14:25
Topic: Websites

MSX-Reloaded is a new website dedicated to MSX maintained by 16 year old MSX-assembly coder Scarr. On his website you can find information on his activities on MSX, a message board, scans from magazines and links to other websites. In the future there will be downloads and screenshots of his productions as well.

We added a link to www.mellema.net. This is the page of Jetze Mellema, a dutch MSX user and collector of MSX and other homecomputers. Pictures of his collection and Russian MSX computers with network interface can be found here.

MSX Game Reader sales: halfway there

by snout on 09-11-2003, 15:03
Topic: MSX Revival

As of today, more than 1500 MSX Game Readers were pre-ordered. As we reported before more than 3000 MSX Game Readers will have to be pre-ordered in order to make commercial production of this USB ROM Cartridge Reader possible. With 36 days to go, at least 1500 more MSX Game Readers have to be sold.

It took longer than we expected, but finally you can listen to (almost) all nominated MSX-MUSIC songs in the Best MSX Game Song ever mega-poll. After three days of listening and 5 rounds of voting two of these songs will move on to the grand finale: A frontpage poll in which two PSG songs, two SCC songs and two MSX-MUSIC songs battle for the prestigious title 'Best MSX Game Song ever'.

MSX Gamesbox have put up the voting sheet for this year's annual artwork contest. You can select your five favorite artworks out of 26 different artworks. All of them have the theme: MSX - 20 years of gaming, submissions come from all over the world. Now it's up to you to decide which is the best of them all.

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