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Source: Ivan Latorre - comp.sys.msx

A Korean company called Global Trading Co. is selling Yamaha V9958 VDP chips for $11 each. Their home page is at: www.gtc-korea.com

They have 56 units in stock. 1200 pieces of the YM9958 and 1800 pieces of the Y8950 (MSX Audio).

C-BIOS 0.07

by snout on 09-09-2002, 01:20
Topic: Emulation

Source: Manuel Bilderbeek

Boukichi released a new version of the MSX Compatible BIOS.Changelog:

  • Various keyboard routines were added.
  • Joystick function was added (GTSTCK and GTTRIG)

Have a look at the BIOS (and some screenshots from v0.02) over here

MSX Pad 1.3

by snout on 07-09-2002, 08:20
Topic: Development

Source: MSX-Files

Iconsoft released a new version of the Pascal development environment MSX-Pad.

Homemade MSX shooters at Zap`s page

by Sander on 05-09-2002, 23:46
Topic: Software

This news came in from GuyverR800:

Some Japanese programmer has some programs including home cooked shooters on his webpage you can download for free. There are a few for MSX2 (works also in Emulators) and there is also one that runs under Windows. The one under Windows looks like Puyo Puyo in Space.

Primitive Sound is an online music label which is specialized in releasing gamemusic.Last year they released a cd audio with gamemusic from the MSX games Kanzen Kouryaku Kyokugen and Pleasure Hearts.

Princess Maker 2 for GamePark32

by snout on 04-09-2002, 22:48
Topic: MSX Related

Gainax released Princess Maker 2 for the GamePark32 portable game console.

RuneMaster clone for i-mode

by snout on 04-09-2002, 22:39
Topic: MSX Related

A company called Spectra Technology Solutions released the first adventure game for the dutch KPN i-mode mobile phones. What makes it even more special, is that the game is obviously based on the Runemaster type of games.

Young Sherlock translation 0.004

by snout on 04-09-2002, 22:28
Topic: Translations

Source: MSX Files

Adriano Cunha released version 0.04 of the translation of Young Sherlock.

MSX GNOME project

by snout on 04-09-2002, 22:11
Topic: MSX Related

Source: MSX Mailinglist

The MSX GNOME project is aims to make MSX-centered themes for the GNOME desktop environment. GNOME runs on Linux, *BSD and Solaris operating systems. There are already themes for Nautilus file manager and Metacity window manager.

Source: J-War

J-War has made some awesome rearrangements of MSX game music!Try SD-Snatcher or Metalgear 2, they have great electric guitar parts.You can find them at: http://j.war.free.frBTW, you need RealPlayer to be able to play the songs.http://j.war.free.fr

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