MSX Diskline 1.02
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As no disk image of the 720kB version is available, this Wiki page is based on infos in MSX Club Magazine and content of the 360kB version.
NOTE!
The interface and many provided software are for MSX2 and higher. However, there are also a few software compatible with MSX1.
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Contents

Introduction

Diskmagazine released by Arrow Softworks in 1991.

A 360kB version was provided for free to the disk subscribers of MSX Club Magazine 39. Many files are missing in this reduced version.

Tip: all TXT files are plain ASCII text files

Main content

MSX Diskline 1.02 Intro
MSX Diskline 1.02 Menu
MSX Diskline 1.02 KIJK Demo
  • Comparison Diskline and MSX-News interfaces
  • Copy protections in BASIC
  • Working of MSX VRAM
  • Bug in BASIC ROM
  • Tips for Dynamic Publisher
  • Machine language (2)
  • Numeral systems
  • DiskMate

Software

Demos

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MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Notes
ARROWPD.BAS Arrow Softworks Public Domain Henk Heyligers MSX2 Optionally put a REM for line 80
that uses SET ADJUST
KIJK.BAS KIJK 15 year celebration Henk Heyligers MSX2
SPECTRUM.BAS Spectrum Henk Heyligers MSX2


Games

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MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Soundchips
TYPER.BAS Typer Ramon Rockx MSX1 PSG


Music

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MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Soundchips Notes
BASSDRUM.FMP Bassdrum Henk Heyligers MSX2 MSX-MUSIC For MSX1:
Replace WIDTH80 by
WIDTH 40 in line 5

Utilities

  • Mix of two screen 8 pictures
  • Setting position of parabolic antenna
  • Test image (test picture)
  • Mix of screen 8 colors
  • Free space on disk
  • (...)
MSX-BASIC loader Title Author Generation Notes
GRASCON.BAS Graphic Screen Converter Eddy Blenke MSX2 GSC-STP/PIC conversion
GSC = Ease format
STP = Dynamic Publisher format
INVERSE.BAS Inverse Leon van Knijff MSX2 Installs and shows Inverse BASIC routines
SDM.LDR Super Disk Monitor A. Meek MSX2
STARTER.BAS File Opstarter 2.01 Leon van Knijff MSX2
SUPLET.BAS Super Character 2.31
(Super Lettter 2.31)
Leon van Knijff MSX1
BLOAD"name",R
WAF.BIN Sector Copy Leon van Knijff MSX2 256kB memory mapper required
Not comparible with MSX-DOS 2
ZOEF.BIN Sector Copy Leon van Knijff MSX2 128kB memory mapper required
Not comparible with MSX-DOS 2
MSX-DOS 2 required
DISKMATE.COM DiskMate 1.22 Ramon Rockx MSX2 Demo version


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