Loading Emulator files into a real MSX Machine

By jonesypeter

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07-11-2015, 12:54

Hello,

Is it possible to load game emulator files into a real MSX Computer?

Thanks

Peter Jones

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By st1mpy

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07-11-2015, 13:02

yes, .rom, .cas, .dsk files can be run on a real machine, some with extra hardware, some without. Just search in this forum for how.

By Buleste

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07-11-2015, 13:14

If you have access to an android phone it's easy. Use either Tapdancer or MSX2CAS. You could also try building the Arduitape for CAS files for a cheap option or buy a SDCard cartridge which should allow you to load DSK files.

http://arduitapemarkii.blogspot.co.uk/

By jonesypeter

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07-11-2015, 13:24

Hello Buleste. Thanks for prividing such a detailed answer. I am an Android user so will check out those apps.

Games like Sir Fred and Livingstone seem so expensive to purchase.

Peter

By Hydragon

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07-11-2015, 16:18

I would suggest a nowind interface cartridge so you load your dsk files from laptop in your msx.

By Manuel

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08-11-2015, 00:17

So, it basically depends which files you want to run. Tell us!