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Zodiac 0.8.0

by snout on 22-03-2002, 17:49
Topic: Emulation

Today, version 0.8.0 of the Zodiac MSX Emulator for Windows was released.

fMSXCE 0.04

by snout on 21-03-2002, 10:50
Topic: Emulation

Just before the release of MSXPLAYer, Latok found a free port of fMSX for Windows CE. On this site you can also find NES and Gameboy emulators for Windows CE.

Ancient FM Soundcard for PC

by snout on 21-03-2002, 00:57
Topic: MSX Related

Source: Kurusugawa Electronics

Kurusugawa Electronics are developing a soundcard with ancient Yamaha FM sound chips. The Romeo soundcard features the YMF288 (OPL3) sound chip and the YAC513 D/A convertor (as used on the MoonSound cartridge).

Full Screen Video on MSX

by snout on 21-03-2002, 00:19
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

The creator of BMP2MSX has made another interesting tool. With the AS2 Player you can play full screen video files on your MSX computer in SCREEN 2. The advantage of SCREEN 2 is that the screen can be updated very fast, resulting in a high framerate. Needless to say that the image quality isn't perfect but.. it works! There are two demonstration files available. One for low bandwith (e.g.

BMP2MSX v1.11008 English

by Bart on 20-03-2002, 23:57
Topic: Development

Source: HRA's room

HRA released and english version of BMP2MSX. BMP2MSX is a tool to convert PC Bitmap images (.bmp) to MSX format (binary).

Pharaohs' Curse

by JEames on 20-03-2002, 23:11
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

Maher F. Farag has just posted the latest version of Pharaohs' Curse, a remake of the all time MSX classic King''s Valley II. It's worth a download. Check the webpage!

TeddyWareZ released Tunez 2 for download

by Bart on 17-03-2002, 13:47
Topic: Software

Source: TeddyWareZ

TeddyWarez updated their site and released their latest SCC music disk for free download on their site.In total there are 19 SCC Blaffer music tracks on the disk. Check it out!

fMSXFAN v1.48 released

by anonymous on 17-03-2002, 09:56
Topic: Emulation

Version 1.48 of fMSXFan MSX-Emulator is out. Version 1.48 is available for both Windows and Linux. Some features of this emulator:

  • MSX-Dos2
  • Screen 10, 11 and 12
  • Interlacing (screen 5 and 7)
  • OPLL, PSG, SCC and 1BitPCM (not perfect)

Dutch Delta Soft has translated the first part of the Xak series into English, so finally we can all play the game and even understand what Latok, Pixie and Fray are talking about! According to the Delta Soft Homepage, the translated game will be available at the International MSX Meeting in Tilburg, the 20th of april.

V9958 video chips available

by anonymous on 12-03-2002, 14:23
Topic: Hardware

Gilberto Dosvualdo (gilberto.dosvualdo@alcatel.it) reported that he has Yamaha V9958 chips for sale, at $15 each. These chips are the video processor of MSX2+ and MSX Turbo-R computers, so they are used for upgrading MSX2 computers to MSX2+ (the computer BIOS must be replaced too in order to achieve a full upgrade).

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