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Long time ago, on February 15th 2005 to be more precise, NYYRIKKI started a challenge in this thread of our active MSX Forum: the International Obfuscated MSX-BASIC Code Contest, a.k.a. the IOMBCC.

Pletter 0.5b

by wolf_ on 08-01-2008, 14:01
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

A couple of days ago, Dutch MSX developers XL2s have uploaded a new version of their compression utility Pletter. With Pletter you can conveniently reduce the size of -for example- the graphics and music of your MSX software, and thus have either less storage requirements for your software, or simply have more content using the same space.

100% Music at bgMSX

by AuroraMSX on 07-01-2008, 22:32
Topic: Music

bgMSX, the website dedicated to music from MSX games and demos has added a selection of MSX User Jorrith Schaap's compositions to its ever-growing collection. MSX User Jorrith, also known as MSX User Jorito, is a long standing MSX composer, who also contributed to e.g.

A few days ago, MSX User Edwin Velds placed an in-depth text on our forum, with instructions on how to resurrect a 1chipMSX. If the 1chipMSX won't boot anymore due faulty VHDL code, you can't resurrect the machine using software, and a standard cable is a tad expensive.

Ys 1 review on Passion MSX

by wolf_ on 07-01-2008, 12:38
Topic: Websites

Passion MSX has published an extensive review about Falcom's classic RPG Ys 1 - Ancient Ys Vanished Omen. This review contains a great many screenshots all with background information.

LPE-MMC-V6 and DRSDMMC driver

by Ramones on 07-01-2008, 12:28
Topic: Hardware

Hardware manufacturer Leonardo Padial Ortiz has released a new board for our MSX: the LPE-MMC-V6, a massive storing device, a MultiMedia Card and SD Card controller.

Features include:

  • High speed read/write access.
  • Compatible with all the MSX computers: MSX, MSX2, MSX2+ and MSX Turbo R.
  • It doesn't need any external pow

SMRC2 - #5 Copy is Profile

by wolf_ on 06-01-2008, 20:32
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

From MSX composer Jorito (Jorrith Schaap) comes the fifth entry for the second edition of the Scene Music Remake Challenge!

MSXplug mailing list discontinued

by Valken on 06-01-2008, 11:05
Topic: Emulation

MSX user Valken from Switzerland, has informed us that, due lack of activity on the MSXPlug mailinglist and due lack of interest of MSX-related content for the past half year, he has decided to discontinue the MSXplug mailinglist.

donkeyrol jukebox - 2008 update

by [DK] on 06-01-2008, 10:58
Topic: Music

To celebrate the new year, the donkeyrol jukebox has been updated with new songs from video games. The website continues to offer a playlist which consists mainly of MSX songs. On this occasion, there are a few new single themes, like the mostly unknown Digital Revolution, for example.

MSX Fair Nijmegen reminder

by MSX Resource Center on 04-01-2008, 21:49
Topic: Events

January 19th 2008 is the day the third edition of the MSX fair in Nijmegen will be held, high time for a reminder!

The current list of participants:

  • openMSX Team - Demonstration of openMSX 0.6.3., the new Catapult and the debugger GUI.
  • Bitwise - Promotion and sal

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