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Tokyo Demo Fest 2011

by wolf_ on 23-12-2010, 16:14
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges, demo

For most of our readers it's not exactly around the corner, but if you happen to be in Tokyo, two weeks from now, you may like to visit the Tokyo Demo Fest. Demo parties take place all over the globe, most notably in Northern Europe. Every now and then an MSX demo competes in so called 'wild compos', though compared to other retro systems it's still a rarity to see one. But this here is Japan!

Ultimate MSX Game Character Battle Brawl [round 4]

by snout on 22-12-2010, 23:30
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

And on we go with the fourth round of voting in the Ultimate MSX Game Character Battle Brawl! Of the 296 characters that initially joined the competition, 108 made it to the current round. Only 54 will move on to round 5. You can help decide which game characters are going to move on, by filling in a votesheet in this forum topic.


by snout on 20-12-2010, 17:42
Topic: Music

As some may have learned by now, lengthy music from MSX games is usually a trigger for Wolf to start a rearranging project. Naturally, due to their large scale nature, predictable suspects include big adventure games, but who would think of ye olde Tetris?

ACE Sound Studio 1.0

by snout on 20-12-2010, 17:24
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

WORP3, the developer of the MIDI-PAC, has released a tracker for MSX-MUSIC called Ace Sound Studio that he developed back in 1994. A specific characteristic of the utility is that it can import both Moonblaster (MBM) and Amiga MOD files.

Motion control poll down, MSX control poll up!

by snout on 19-12-2010, 20:54
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

Almost exactly a month ago we launched a barely MSX-related poll on Motion control systems. We wondered what would be the platform of choice for MSX users.

MSX Info update 2010 - Photo shoot

by wolf_ on 19-12-2010, 00:42
Topic: Photo shoots

It's been a while ago, but finally we can have a look at photos taken at MSX Info Update 2010, the MSX gathering in Helsinki, Finland, co-organized by NYYRIKKI.

38th RU Barcelona - video

by wolf_ on 19-12-2010, 00:27
Topic: Photo shoots

Not everyone may have been able to visit the regular RU in Barcelona, early December, typically due lack of time or funds. This time the sudden strikes at the Spanish airports were bad news for those who were all packed for this event and waiting for their plane.

MSX Solutions: Sir Fred

by JohnHassink on 18-12-2010, 20:20
Topic: Websites

MSX Solutions, the map shrine from only_69, has been updated with a new entry: this time it's Sir Fred, another Spanish platformer. Let's rejuvenate our knightly courage, get our helmet and save a princess!

As the MSX game library ranks as one of the highest in total hugeness of any 8-bit platform, there're so many games around, some of them could have escaped our attention.

Ultimate MSX Game Character Battle Brawl [round 3]

by snout on 15-12-2010, 00:29
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

And on we go with the third round of voting in the Ultimate MSX Game Character Battle Brawl! Of the 296 characters that all got a fair chance in the first to rounds, a whopping 212 moved on to the next round.

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