You and MSX (lets doing some statistics)

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By ericb59

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19-09-2014, 17:32

Hello All

I would like to do a few statistics ...
Can you please answer those few questions?

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?

2 - Which model?

3 - How old were you?

4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?

5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?

6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?

7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?

8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?

9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?

10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?

11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)

Thank you for your participation. Wink

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By ericb59

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19-09-2014, 17:34

I will answer for myself

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?
December 1984
2 - Which model?
Sanyo Phc 28
3 - How old were you?
14

4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
Yes

5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
1986 Philips 8235

6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?
more than 30

7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Nemesis

8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Vampire Killer

9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
Yes. Amiga in 1988

10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
Yes. Computer development

11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
France

By valkyre

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19-09-2014, 17:49

1- 1985.
2- toshiba hx-10
3- 11
4- yes
5- 2014 philips nms8245
6- more than thirty
7- nemesis 3
8- space manbow
9- yes playstation+ others early 90s
10-no
11- england

By assembler

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19-09-2014, 18:53

1- 1984
2 - Toshiba hx-10
3 - 8
4 - yes
5 - 2010 Wink
6 - Between 10 and 20
7 - Nemesis 2
8 - Metal Gear
9 - Yes / PC / mid 90s
10 - Yes
11 - Spain

By KdL

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19-09-2014, 19:32

1- xmas 1986
2- msx2 philips vg-8235 (I had played with a msx1 vg-8020 of my friend in 1985)
3- 12
4- it was already updated but the 360kb fdd was a problem for me
5- nms8280 with mod in 1991 (v9958+fmpac+7mhz+msxdos2)
6- 1 game (infinito)
7- antartic adventure was the 1st msx1 game that I've played
8- super rambo special was the 1st msx2 game that I've played
9- no but a pc was joined in 1997
10- yes absolutely
11- italy

By giuseve

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19-09-2014, 19:47

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?
A present in 1987
2 - Which model?
Yashica Yc64 before my cousin broke it
3 - How old were you?
13
4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
yes
5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
2013 with an upgraded nms8235
6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?
more than 30 tapes, all lost!
7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
lazy jones
8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
aleste 2
9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
1994 for an olivetti m24
10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
yes, I am an IT teacher
11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
Italy

By Grauw

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19-09-2014, 20:28

Hehe these questions have a very strong mismatch with my history Smile. My dad owned the computers, an MSX1 (VG8020) when I was very little (I can barely remember it), and an NMS8250 and VG8235 in late middle school and high school. The VG8235 ended up in my room when I was about 12 years old.

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?
Around 1998-2000

2 - Which model?
Philips NMS 8245 (7MHz / V9958)

3 - How old were you?
16-18

4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
I never had an MSX1

5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
See above

6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
In ’90 I was 8 so… Smile My dad had between 10 and 20, I would say. He bought a lot more software after 1990, Dutch productions mostly. Nearly all Sunrise and ANMA games, etc.

7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Time Pilot

8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
King’s Valley

9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
I’ve been mostly inactive between and 2008 and 2013

10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
Yes (game programmer)

11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
Netherlands

By Daemos

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19-09-2014, 20:05

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?
Hard to remember. My dad bought it for me in 1990 When I was about 6 years old. Still own the machine Smile

2 - Which model?
Philips NMS-8255

3 - How old were you?
6

4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
Not needed

5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
Never had a MSX-1

6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?
0 My dad was greedy and after rediscovering MSX I never realised originals could still be found

7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Zanac

8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Zanac

9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
Yep I sold my trusty old MSX in 1995 but bought it back in 2010!

10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
absolutely I work in ICT

11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
Netherlands

By enribar

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19-09-2014, 21:27

1- 1987 (July - I still own the ticket!)
2 - Philips VG-8020/00 MSX1
3 - 13 years old
4 - Yes
5 - 1998 - Philips NMS-8280
6 - between 10 and 20 original games (but about pirated and unauthorized releases... top secret... ;-)
7 - Kightmare (but my very first game was River Raid, and it remember me those old afternoons full of pure fun!)
8 - Aleste Gaiden
9 - I really never leaved MSX! In 1992 I bought a PC 386.
10 - Yes, I'm an ICT manager in a company
11 - Italy

By st1mpy

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19-09-2014, 21:49

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX ?
1983
2 - Which model?
National CF-2700
3 - How old were you?
7
4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
yes
5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
1987 FS-A1F
6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?
20 - 30
7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Hydlide
8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Ys2
9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
bought other computers like PC-88MC2, Amiga 500, PC-9801 clones, Dynabook but they didn't replace my MSX.
I would say I stopped playing games on my MSX when I got a Gameboy.
10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
no
11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
Japan

By knm1983

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19-09-2014, 21:54

Hello.

1- what is the year when you bought your first MSX?
In 1986

2 - Which model?
Sony HB 20 P

3 - How old were you?
13 years old

4 - Did you upgrade to MSX2?
Yes

5 - If yes, what year? Which Model ?
In 1990 - Philips VG 8235 single side

6 - Estimate how many originals games (or software) you bought at this time (in '80 '90) ?
>between 5 and 10 - >between 10 and 20? - >Between 20 and 30? >more than 30?
More than 30 in tape format and 2 or 3 cartridges

7 - If you think about your first MSX, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Pentagram

8 - If you think about your first MSX2, which title comes instantly to your mind?
Vampire killer

9 - Did you leave the MSX at a time? For which computer ? and when?
In 1995 i bought a PC 486 but i continue playing with my msx2

10 - Do you think your current job, have something to do with the MSX?
No

11 - Please indicate your home country (When you bought your first MSX)
Spain

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