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Source: EGG

Egg, the online retro software retailer under software city, made agreements with Telenet to sell their old software also. In already the 9th line up, the following titles have been re-released (among others):

  • American Truck (remember this game?

C-BIOS 0.06

by snout on 01-09-2002, 13:28
Topic: Emulation

Source: Boukichi

Boukichi released a new version of C-BIOS which now emulates the SCREEN2 palette correctly.Boukichi still needs the help of the MSX Community. Not only for information on the MSX architecture, or for a new name for this MSX Compatible BIOS. Boukichi would also like you to test the sound-test mode and compare the sound to the real thing.

HansO site updates

by BiFi on 01-09-2002, 13:08
Topic: Websites

Yesterday, Hans Otten's MSX hardware/documentation site was updated. New additions:

  • The Hans Oranje 1 MB upgrade description is now complete.

Snatcher translation status

by snout on 01-09-2002, 00:27
Topic: Translations

Source: MSX Mailinglist

Daniel Caetano has almost finished translating Konami's Snatcher to Portuguese. The translation scripts are being updated so translation to other languages becomes a lot easier. The automatic break-line feature of the script importer is almost running perfect as well.But, more important, a tool to run Snatcher from harddisk is created.

Book `MSX friends offline`

by snout on 30-08-2002, 11:29
Topic: MSX Related

MSX friends offline is a 36-page booklet with information on creating fractals, 3D graphics and (semi)-artificial intelligence on MSX in BASIC. The booklet has just been introduced in Japan and costs 800 yen (ex. shipping).

HansO site updates

by snout on 29-08-2002, 13:27
Topic: Websites

Today, Hans Otten's MSX hardware/documentation site was updated. New additions:Hans Oranje (Hardware Partners Nederland and HCC MSX gg) is a very knowledgeble MSX hardware designer and still active with updates.He has recently done a memory upgrade of a Philips NMS8250 to 1Mb using a 30 pins SIMM.

We reported earlier that the Japanese mobile phones which are operating through the J-Sky network can play Java games from Konami and much more other Japanese game companies for a small one time fee or monthly fee.In the meantime those Java powered phones have evolved to the second level, currently with the release of Sharp`s J-SH51 wich features a faster Java engine, can execute downloaded code u

C-BIOS 0.05

by snout on 26-08-2002, 20:28
Topic: Emulation

Source: Boukichi

Boukichi released a new version of C-BIOS, the rewritten BIOS compatible with the original MSX BIOS.New BIOS-CALLS implemented are: INITGRP (only for Screen 2), CHGMOD and H.STKE. Also the memory recognition system has been rewritten, some bugs were fixed and a sound-test was added!Boukichi is still looking for a new name of this BIOS. Mail him if you have a nice suggestions.

PSG replacement in FPGA

by snout on 26-08-2002, 11:57
Topic: MSX Revival

Source: MSX Mailinglist

Marco Antonia Simon Dal Poz has succeeded in making a PSG replacement in FPGA. To test this, he disconnected the PSG chip from an MSX and connected the FPGA to it. And it all worked like a charm.One of the benefits of this FPGA chip is that it does not depend on a 4MHz clock.

Snatcher Portuguese 0.7.0

by snout on 26-08-2002, 11:51
Topic: Translations

Source: MSX Mailinglist

The Snatcher translation project is very close to completion. Daniel Caetano released a new version, in which all texts are translated to portuguese.Currently, Daniel is fixing some linebreak trouble whilst optimizing the game as well.

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