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Prototype demonstration of Franky

by Sander on 12-07-2009, 11:26
Topic: Hardware

Yesterday the team of SuperSoniqs went to the MSX meeting in Mariënberg to show Franky, the Sega VDP extension for MSX1 and higher. Not only did they manage to show some Sega games running on MSX, but they also showed MSX1 games running on Franky!

Passion MSX2 contest - winners

by wolf_ on 11-07-2009, 23:31
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

The first edition of the Passion MSX2 contest was closed a few weeks ago. With two entries and three prizes, there was a royal banquet for everyone, so to say.

MiiMSX 0.2

by wolf_ on 09-07-2009, 14:23
Topic: Emulation

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of his website The MSX Files, Brazilian MSX fan SLotman has created a brand new MSX emulator: MiiSX.

A hot study into tranquility

by wolf_ on 08-07-2009, 23:17
Topic: Software

Perhaps it was the hot and moist weather in the Netherlands or the fact that some of the crew were spending a bit more time on their study. Perhaps it was the holiday to Easter Island of some of the crew, to shoot the rings that emerge from those odd statues, or perhaps your crew was digging out an underground bunker to prepare for the 2012 event.

Bold - video

by wolf_ on 08-07-2009, 23:16
Topic: Software

MSX1 experts dvik and joyrex seem to be cooking up something new and remarkable, a beta video of their latest demo was uploaded to YouTube two days ago. You are forgiven when at first sight you'd swear you are watching an MSX2 demo!

MRC Download Charts - June 2009

by wolf_ on 08-07-2009, 23:15
Topic: MRC

Late as usual. Well, this time it's late-late even. It's all about the usual suspects again. We continue to delete trees and the Metal Gear franchise dominates 70% of the related top 10.

New Online Radio: 8-Bit Concerto

by cesco on 08-07-2009, 23:14
Topic: Music

Italian MSX fan cesco has opened up a new radio station. It's not a thematic station like MSX Radio used to be, instead it broadcasts Orchestral music, inspired by some of the best videogames ever released on MSX, the Commodore 64 and many other gaming platforms.

Shht, don't tell anyone yet, but we might get a new VDP card for MSX computers soon. Working name of the card is Franky, and it sure has some potential if it's going to be produced. This card is for MSX1 computers and up.

Passion MSX2 contest - 2nd edition

by wolf_ on 01-07-2009, 10:27
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

Despite the low entry count of the first edition, which was closed last night, Passion MSX just announced the second edition of their contest.

The basic idea is still the same: create an MSX2 game in ROM format (max 512KB).

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