preorder of "Prisoner of War"

preorder of "Prisoner of War"

by Francisco Telle... on 06-11-2018, 06:53
Topic: Software

The MSX game "Prisoner of War" can now be preordered.

"Prisoner of War" is a stealth/action game for MSX1 from the creator of Ghost and music from WYZ and Gryzor87, where you have to escape from a military base. It's available in English (Prisoner of War) and Spanish (Prisionero de Guerra).

Click here to watch 5 minutes of gameplay

If you preorder it before the 15th of November, you will receive the game and... a special extra ;-)
You can choose to receive it at home before Christmas, or be given it by hand at the 54th RUMSX in Barcelona the 19th of January 2019.

Click here to preorder it, then find "Prisoner of War" on the "MSX SOFTWARE PRE-ORDERS" section.

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Comments (26)

By Wolverine_nl

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06-11-2018, 09:54

This looks great guys! Congratulations on this great title!

By valkyre

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06-11-2018, 11:26


By hamlet

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06-11-2018, 11:46

Wow! I'm curious about the extra!

By culto_al_pixel

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06-11-2018, 14:48

Taking into account the info they ask you to provide when you preorder, my guess is that is a military dogtag.

By Ivan

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06-11-2018, 19:13

Metal Gear for MSX1!

By Manuel

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06-11-2018, 22:10

Ivan wrote:

Metal Gear for MSX1!

Exactly what I was thinking. What strikes me the most are the excellent graphics. Very clear and bright (the MSX2 palette helped here as well, I guess) and the game speed is really fast and responsive, looking at that video.

By Sander

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06-11-2018, 23:10

Amazing gfx, sounds and music. Ordered one.

By sd_snatcher

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07-11-2018, 00:53

Really impressive!

By edoz

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07-11-2018, 12:34

This looks so nice! What a cool game for MSX1.....

By gdx

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08-11-2018, 00:58

Very cute game!


Enlighted (6026)

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08-11-2018, 20:32

Take my money!! I am in!!

By sd_snatcher

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08-11-2018, 21:15

We're organising a group purchase for people who live around in my city, to split the shipping costs. We'll contact Matra soon.

By wolf_

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08-11-2018, 21:29

Epic catchphrase in there! "Ouch, I'm peeing!"

Just something you could use to escape from a dull conversation... "and then blablablablah, because blah blah, and then blah... but blahlahla, and blah... OUCH! I'm peeing! BRB"

By max_iwamoto

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09-11-2018, 04:31


By ListoMefisto

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09-11-2018, 12:09

pre-ordered! Smile

By black hawk

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11-11-2018, 00:25

Pre-Ordered a few days ago, but no reply ...


Enlighted (6026)

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11-11-2018, 01:27

If you do not have received the payment info, try again.
Matra normally answers in free hours, so something has gone wrong

By jlemos

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11-11-2018, 10:44


Good job!

By Turrebo

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11-11-2018, 16:38

How is the effect @ 1:37 done (blue fading in and fading out like that) ?
I'm pretty sure MSX1 has only 16 colors...

By JohnHassink

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11-11-2018, 21:39

Probably just an added video effect to illustrate the enemy sentries' line of sight, and not actually in the game.

By Sandy Brand

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11-11-2018, 21:13

Looks great!

By Turrebo

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12-11-2018, 12:56

@JohnHassink Pity... But that should've been obvious. Silly me.
Still, when you see what the C64 demo scene manages to squeeze out of an even older machine (Booze Design's "Uncensored" demo springs to mind) it makes one wonder why the MSX can't do that kind of tricks.

But that's another topic.

By Rimboeloper

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13-11-2018, 23:22

I have also ordered the game "Prisoner of war". The game does look a little bit on Metal Gear, one of the beautifully games of the MSX!

By mariocavalcanti

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14-11-2018, 15:44

Pre-ordered! Beautiful graphics. I hope the gameplay is good as in Ghost. Smile

By Creepy

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18-11-2018, 11:02

"Out of stock". And I forgot to pre-order Crying new stock coming in the future?

By Francisco Tellez de Meneses

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18-11-2018, 11:40

Creepy wrote:

"Out of stock". And I forgot to pre-order Crying new stock coming in the future?

As far as I know it will be available in 2-3 weeks time.

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