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MSXdev '08 #4 - I Need Speed

by wolf_ on 30-01-2009, 23:35
Topic: Software

The fourth finished entry for MSXdev'08 is called I Need Speed: a top-view racing game. This game has been developed by CEZ GS (Computer EmuZone Game Studio). The game comes as a 48KB ROM, 16KB RAM is required, though 32KB RAM is recommended. Manual and sticker are available as well.

MSXdev '08 update

by wolf_ on 30-01-2009, 23:28
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

One more day! Not the grand finale from Les Miserables, but the time left before MSXdev'08 will be closed. Earlier this week we have been informed that a possible newsflood was afoot in the last few days.

One of the most experienced hardware technicians of the Dutch MSX scene, Bas Kornalijnslijper (Repair-Bas), has announced that the Turbo 7 Mhz installation kits for MSX2 have been made available again.

The website of Bas Kornalijnslijper has been extended with a "Do It Yourself"-corner. In this section you can find step-by-step information on how to add memory, build in 7Mhz etc. At this moment the "Do It Yourself"-corner is only available in Dutch. But in the near future this part will be translated into English.

D4E MSX Essay contest - Results

by snout on 28-01-2009, 02:10
Topic: MSX Revival

As we had reported previously, D4E have organized an essay contest with which no less than 20 One Chip MSX computers could be won.

Nonamed remake

by snout on 28-01-2009, 02:00
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

José María Climent Martínez has released a remake of Dinamic's game Nonamed, which was originally released for MSX and ZX Spectrum in 1986.

La Abadía del Crimen - 32bit

by snout on 28-01-2009, 01:57
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

The final version of the 32bit-remake of La Abadía del Crimen (released for MSX in 1988 by Opera Soft) has been released on December 30th, 2008.

The Karoshi Corporation has just announced yet another game for MSXdev'08: La Corona Encantada. This Spanish team is no stranger to the yearly MSXdev contest. Each year they manage to bring up a game which is usually of high quality, especially in the graphics department.

MSXdev '08 - #3 Formula Dice

by viejo_archivero on 26-01-2009, 22:42
Topic: Software

With only five days to go, a new finished entry pops up out of the blue. Italian MSX fan Luca Giglioli (robylu) has submitted his entry for this yearly contest: Formula Dice. Labeled by the MSXdev website as a Managerial game, this game is all about car racing and -indeed- all the management issues surrounding such an event. Interestingly, the game has been made in MSX-BASIC.

Tomorrow, on January 24th, the annual MSX Fair in Nijmegen will take place again. The following participants will be present at this event:

  • openMSX Team - Demonstration of the upcoming openMSX 0.7.0., the new Catapult and the debugger GUI.

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