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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.

From May 3rd to May 17th, Sander Zuidema of Bazix visited Japan in order to attend the MSX World 2005 ~ I love MSX event in Akihabara, Tokyo.

MSX Posse Chatnight (reminder)

by snout on 20-05-2005, 13:43
Topic: Websites

On August 7th, 2004 the first MSX Posse chatnight was held on the #MSX channel on the Undernet IRC network. hacked!

by viejo_archivero on 20-05-2005, 12:00
Topic: Websites

People who visited the Spanish MSX portal this morning were in for a surprise, as the site had been attacked and taken offline by hackers. Unfortunately, this isn't the first time these kind of attacks happen on MSX related websites.

Just now, ASCII have opened up a website where the upcoming One Chip MSX can be pre-ordered. For 19.800 yen (about €145 / $185) this fully MSX1, partly MSX2 compatible device can be obtained.

Maggoo's MSX pages - updates

by snout on 19-05-2005, 19:09
Topic: Websites

Maggoo's MSX Pages have recently been updated, adding the following:

  • A Total Parody demo and another scroll demo, both created by Arturo Ragozini
  • A new version of the MSX Sprites Converter, which now comes as a standalone .exe file
  • A GE5 to SC4 converter for PC

Needless to say, both the Sprite converter a

It's 2005. More than 10 years since the last MSX computers and software were commercially produced.

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