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Favorite MSX game character megapoll [round 3]

by snout on 23-05-2005, 20:05
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

On April 16th we started a new megapoll, in search of the most favorite MSX game character. Out of 162 nominees, 46 managed to get a place in the third round, of which you can now cast your votes right here. This round closes on May 26th, 23:59 CET. Happy voting!

KbMedia Player Version 2.40 beta 5

by Sander on 23-05-2005, 14:34
Topic: MSX Related

KbMediaPlayer which supports OPX and, when using the MSXPlug plugin, KSS, BGM, MPK and MGS formats, has been updated to version 2.40 beta 5. This is the Japanese version. The English version has been updated to version 2.39.

This 3D game takes place three years after Castlevania III. This time you are Hector, a former Dracula student. New in this game: you will be able to create "good devils" that have different skills themselves, and will help you on your quests. There are 20 devils available and all can be leveled up. Game will be released in Q3.

Konami announced Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow (CDoS) at last weeks E3. CDoS takes place one year after the happenings in Aria of Sorrow. In CDoS, cultists want to destroy Soma Cruz, who actually is Dracula. You need to stop these cultists to be able to revive Dracula yourself. The NDS version displays statistics and a map on the top screen, whilst the touch screen lets you draw seals.

MSX in the Media Challenge 2: 30th nominee

by snout on 22-05-2005, 22:25
Topic: Media

Earlier today we reported about Bazix introducing MSXPLAYer for Series 60 phones.

Bazix, the company representing MSX Association outside the Japanese market, have revealed more information on their upcoming MSXPLAYer for Series 60, including a movie of the emulator in action.

The MSX World 2005 report on the Japanese computing news portal itMedia has become the second-most read story on the entire website, counting from May 9th to May 15th.


by Sonic_aka_T on 22-05-2005, 01:47
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

Adriano da Cunha has re-released a small utility he created some years ago to load 16k/32k ROMs into SRAM (or RAM) cartridges. SRAMLOAD has a number of features, allowing you to load ROMs at adresses 0000, 4000, 8000 or C000 and verfifying that they were written correctly.

openMSX and blueMSX cheat database

by snout on 22-05-2005, 01:32
Topic: Software

On May 18th, Vampier released a cheat database for openMSX and blueMSX, allowing you cheat on many popular MSX games with only a few clicks. You can find more information on the database in this forum thread.

YS4 - Boss tune by Hackurl

by snout on 21-05-2005, 14:25
Topic: Music

Hackurl created an MP3 recording of what the YS4 boss tune would have sounded like, had it been released on MSX. In true Falcom MSX style, he only uses the PSG soundchip for this one.

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