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ViewMSX 0.04

by Sonic_aka_T on 24-03-2006, 15:21
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

ViewMSX, an MSX picture viewer for the Win32 platform, has just recieved another update. This time, the rendering engine was rewritten, which makes larger files display a lot faster, even on slower computers. The bitbuster decompression routines were also rewritten, making viewing large G9B files much faster.

Apart from this, two new formats are now supported in ViewMSX: SGX and VID files.

MSX History - Updates

by mtini on 23-03-2006, 10:04
Topic: Websites

One year after its launch, MSX History celebrates its birthday with the following updates:

  • Label of Konami´s Mahjong
  • Program languages section with an article on COBOL for MSX
  • The first part of a new PASCAL programming course specifically targeted at coding for MSX
  • Restyled front page

Konami and IIJ (Internet Initiative Japan) have launched a games section on i-revo (internet revolution) in which classic retro games from Konami can be obtained.

Dragon Slayer IV maps

by mars2000you on 18-03-2006, 11:09
Topic: Websites

On this Japanese website you can find maps to Falcom's classic RPG Dragon Slayer IV - Drasle Family.

The fresh website MSX Solutions has been updated with the complete walthrough of Castle Excellent and seven maps of other games:

  • Mythos (Opera Soft, 1989)
  • Dustin (Dinamic, 1987)
  • Abu Simbel Profanation (Dinamic, 1986)
  • Phantomas II (Dinamic, 1987)
  • Future Knight (Gremlin, 1986)
  • Green Beret (Konami, 1986)
  • The Palace Of Death (Falcon, 1989)

Knightmare Saga update

by mars2000you on 17-03-2006, 21:06
Topic: Websites

The spanish website Knightmare Saga, dedicated to the Knightmare game serie on MSX and NES computers, has been updated with maps of the 8 stages of Knightmare. Kinghtmare is the first game in this series which consists of Knightmare, The Maze Of Galious and Shalom.

FAT16 driver 0.11

by snout on 14-03-2006, 17:07
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

At the end of last year, Okei released a new version of her FAT16 driver for MSX-DOS2, fixing a bug in the directory display routines. The FAT16 driver can be used on IDE, SCSI and CompactFlash interfaces in order to be able to access FAT16 partitions on MSX.

MSX Association and Konami

by Latok on 12-03-2006, 19:57
Topic: MSX Revival

Several months have gone by since we last heard something from the MSX Revival. On october 23d 2005 we reported about the One-Chip-MSX getting a second chance.

Lenny Kravitz goes MSX - easy download

by snout on 12-03-2006, 19:54
Topic: Media

Almost a week ago we reported on a new Lenny Kravitz music video which contains a lot of MSX action. The music video, created by poke-1,170, was the video to Nikko Patrelakis's remake of the Lenny Krativz song Breathe.

This weekend there was an MSX Party going on in Deventer, the Netherlands. On the website of the organization of the party, MSX Posse, you can now find a photo shoot which gives an impression of the day, night and morning that passed.

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