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MSXdev'06 - Jury announced

by mars2000you on 04-05-2006, 13:46
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

On April 17th, 2006, the fourth edition of MSXdev was launched. Now, the MSXdev team have announced the jury to this succesful MSX1 game programming competition.

X-Tazy introdemo 1.2

by snout on 03-05-2006, 02:06
Topic: Software

A few weeks ago Andre Kuepfer contacted us about X-Tazy, one of the most promising GFX9000 projects for MSX to date. X-Tazy was a high speed, high spec shooter for MSX turboR with Moonsound and GFX9000 that unfortunately never was finished completely.

Universe Unknown: final

by snout on 02-05-2006, 20:23
Topic: Software

After several weeks of additional development -and admittedly a break of a few months- Infinite released the final version of Universe: Unknown, the horizontal shooter which, based on points from the juryreport, became runner-up in the

TinySprite 0.4.2

by jannone on 01-05-2006, 11:55
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Rafael Jannone has just released TinySprite 0.4.2, a Javascript MSX Sprite Editor with the following features:

  • 16x16 sprite editing for MSX1 and MSX2/2+
  • automatic "OR" layering on MSX2/2+ projects
  • customizable color palette (double-click)
  • exports to Basic, ASM, Pascal and C (with optional loader for Basic

Downloads top 10, April 2006

by snout on 01-05-2006, 00:14
Topic: MRC

It's the first of the month, so lets have a look at which files have been downloaded the most during the previous month.

Although probably more people had run into the problem before already, Diederick76 recently started a thread on our active MSX forum, mentioning the trouble he had when using xcopy on FAT16 partitions. Sooner or later, an 'Invalid attributes' error would occur.

MSX Advance 0.2

by snout on 30-04-2006, 14:09
Topic: Emulation

About a month after the release of MSX Advance 0.1, the first (and currently only) MSX1 emulator for Gameboy Advance, an update has been released.

Konami is currently working on a Castlevania game for Nintendo DS called Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin.

In memoriam: Giorgio Poggi

by snout on 27-04-2006, 15:32
Topic: MRC

On April 23rd, 2006, Giorgio Poggi - an active MSX user from Italy - passed away, after a long battle with a disease that leaves no escape. Giorgio was known from the Italian translations of many MSX games, including Metal Gear and YS. Our sympathy goes out to Giorgio's friends and relatives.

Diederick de Vries has released three products on his website, available for free, under the GNU Public License.

  • MKD - A replacement for MSXDOS2's mkdir command, which allows you to create several directories at once
  • Libposix - A library of useful Hitech C functions (strtok(), strcspn(), strspn() and strpbrk())

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