Submitted downloads for April 2018

Submitted downloads for April 2018

by ro on 01-05-2018, 07:44
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Last month, these pieces of bits and bytes were added to the MRC download database

New entries

And, while we're at it, here's the download top-10 of April 2018
MSX downloads top 10 - April 2018

  1. Aleste - Triumph (Ending Theme Remix) (44 downloads)
  2. Great Strategy 2 - ReMSX (Meits and EisBaer23) (39 downloads)
  3. SD Snatcher - Intro 1 (Wolf) (38 downloads)
  4. Vampire Killer - Heart Of Fire (TDeeJay) (29 downloads)
  5. MSX-DOS2.SYS version 2.40 by NYYRIKKI (28 downloads)
  6. Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake - In Security (Meits) (28 downloads)
  7. Rick Dangerous (28 downloads)
  8. Xak 2 - Rising of the Red Moon - Boroz Forest (Meits) (28 downloads)
  9. Vampire Killer - Dracula is our Vampire (Jorito ft. BMC_WarMachine) (27 downloads)
  10. Illusion City - The one who rules the Heaven (Meits) (25 downloads)

MSX related downloads top 10 - April 2018

  1. Hydefos - Intro (John Hassink & Robert Vroemisse) (66 downloads)
  2. Maze of Galious (Knightmare II) maps (62 downloads)
  3. The Maze of Galious - Castle (Bart Roijmans) (58 downloads)
  4. Sword of Legend Lenam - Intro (Meits) (54 downloads)
  5. Starship Rendezvous - The Sunset for the Sunrise (Arranger Gold) (52 downloads)
  6. MSX Mouse DB9 to PS/2 using Arduino Nano V3.0 (50 downloads)
  7. Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake - Theme of Solid Snake (Jorito) (43 downloads)
  8. Goonies 'R' good enough - The Goonies 'R' good enough (Jorito) (42 downloads)
  9. The Maze of Galious - Castle (Jorito) (40 downloads)
  10. Aleste 2 - Area 1 (Meits) (40 downloads)

Comments (11)

By Parn

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01-05-2018, 16:30

I was wondering, what's the difference between "MSX downloads" and "MSX related downloads"?

By wolf_

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01-05-2018, 19:49

MSX downloads used to be MSX software. The MSX related downloads used to be non-MSX software, like MP3 files. Seems mixed up, unless you consider an MP3 to be an MSX file just because we have MP3-cartridges. Wink Either way, it seems mixed up somehow.

By mars2000you

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01-05-2018, 20:22

MP3 is not a format created on a MSX computer, it can only be read on MSX, at least if you have the appropriate cartridge. As you can't create MP3 files with a MSX, I guess it should be excluded from the MSX category and only be viewed as MSX related.

By wolf_

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01-05-2018, 20:19

Uhm, if you can write bytes to a file, you can actually create MP3 files with an MSX, if you know what bytes to write. Wink

By Pencioner

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02-05-2018, 00:11

wolf_ wrote:

Uhm, if you can write bytes to a file, you can actually create MP3 files with an MSX, if you know what bytes to write. Wink

Yep i guess technically it is possible even to create an ADC + MP3 encoder cartridge to do live encoding of your currently playing music... but i bet nobody consider the efforts worth the outcome, hee-hee Smile

By FiXato

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02-05-2018, 04:59

Then again, this MSX Downloads Top 10 seems to consist mostly of MP3s, lol Wink

By Parn

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02-05-2018, 21:10

That was exactly why I asked, having MP3 music in both categories muddle the things a little. I was also curious about what defines something as "MSX download" and "MSX related download". For example, both MP3s at the top of each ranking are in the Music -> MP3 category. How does one get in the "MSX download" ranking and the other gets in the "MSX related download" ranking? My head hurts! Big smile

By Manuel

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02-05-2018, 23:26

As wolf said, this looks messed up. It used to be properly separated.

By Meits

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03-05-2018, 01:23

That mp3s seem to be the only things msx related that reach the top 10 must be because of the music player. There's no reason for so many downloads of such dated music.

By wolf_

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03-05-2018, 06:24

I'd split it all up into:

MSX downloads (real MSX software)
MSX related downloads (non-MSX software, such as PC-editors 'n such)
MSX related MP3

Also: does each playback in the player count as a download?

By Meits

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03-05-2018, 10:43

Oi... I looked at both lists again... Now I understand the confusion Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

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