25th Anniversary Event - reminder

by wolf_ on 16-06-2008, 11:34
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Saturday, the 25th Anniversary Event will be held in Den Dolder, Netherlands. For this event, organized by TNI and sponsored by MSX Association, quite a list of activities and surprises has been presented:

  • Free MSX goodies
  • MSX Vriendenclub Mariënberg - MSX gaming corner
  • Historic MSX reading corner
  • Bar with meeting area
  • Meet foreign MSX users
  • Proxy trade
  • Puyo Puyo tournament
  • Sale of the ESE MSX System 3, an MSX machine based on a Cyclone EP1C12 FPGA chip. For €200 it's yours.
  • Sale of MSX T-shirts, towels, and other MSX items
  • Bitwise - sale of new MSX games on cartridge
  • Delta Soft - a present for Konami Quiz 2 owners, to celebrate their 20st anniversary
  • Infinite - demonstration of their upcoming second MEGA Challenge game entry
  • MSX Association - presentation of their new MSX Revival roadmap
  • openMSX Team show the latest advancements in their emulator
  • Sunrise - sale of MSX MP3 Players, USB GameReader and Graphics9000
  • MSXDev Team promotion of the freshly launched MSXdev'08 contest, demonstration of results from previous editions
  • The New Image - demonstration of their latest developments
  • MSX dinner and after-party from 6:00pm in the next door Cafe-Restaurant "De Egelantier", this depends on the results of the -currently outstanding- Dutch national football team in the European Championship though. *update* The dinner in this facility has been canceled due to the success of the Dutch team. An alternative location is being searched for at the moment, but no guarantees can be made yet!

The list may be updated when new activities have been announced.

Relevant link: TNI

Comments (9)

By Whizzy

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16-06-2008, 12:04

I may be there with my son Wink he's two years old so time to introduce him to MSX ! LOL!

By Huey

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16-06-2008, 16:17

I feel stupid! What the heck is an ESE MSX 3???? (Is it another OCM/1ChipMSX?)

What does it look like?

By SLotman

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16-06-2008, 19:37

ESE MSX 3 is the OCM. It's the project that ASCII / MSX Associatiion used as a starting point for the ocm.

You can see here some pictures, showing that the ocm and the ese msx 3 are essencialy the same.

One more picture of the ESE MSX 3 can be seen here, very similar to the OCM ;)

By Sd-Snatcher

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16-06-2008, 20:19

In that images you can see the prototipes of both ESE & OCM, now OCM & ESE are the same with a diferent label, you can see them in the start of the last msx user meeting video:

http://www.msx.org/RU-Barcelona-short-video-impression.newspost4766.html

By Huey

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16-06-2008, 21:49

So they are 100% the same but with different names. WHY!

By Alex

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17-06-2008, 21:21

ESE Artist factory started with ESE-MSX development long before MSX Association got involved.

They first made a simple prototype to test many aspects and develop individual components. It contained a small FPGA that could not contain all MSX chips together. That was called the ESE MSX System 1.

Then they made a new board with a bigger FPGA for further integration purposes. This second prototype was the system 2.

As a last step, they made another board with again a bigger FPGA. This was the ESE MSX System 3.

By that time MSX Association got involved and they worked together with ESE Artist factory to bring the design into production, with help of D2E company. At that moment a more commercial appealing name had to be chosen.

That is why the name OCM exists for the "commercialized" version but why the name ESE MSX System 3 also still exists.

By JohnHassink

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21-06-2008, 20:41

So, I was there today!

Drank some beers, played some MSX game tunes on the piano.

Got destroyed by Manuel in the Puyo Puyo contest.

Looked at interesting new and old games being demonstrated & plugged my own shit as well.

Met old friends, as well as MSX acquintances (like Dioniso) in person.

Gathered a lot of information about the new ESE / OCM generation.

Where were you guys? Smile

Promise me to come next time!!! Big smile

By Meits

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22-06-2008, 11:45

Wasn't there...
Had a busy day at home.
Might come to Bussum though, but I won't promise Wink
Might even release a Moonblaster 1.4 musicdisk there, which I can't promise cuz the coding and drawing is out of my hands Wink

BTW: Feel like adopting a few tunes? My counter is somewhere between the 20 and 30 tunes now... Additions are welcome Big smile

By dioniso

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22-06-2008, 13:01

So, I was there yesterday!

Drank some coffee, heared some MSX game tunes on the piano.

Saw the Puyo Puyo contest.

Looked at interesting new and old games being demonstrated & plugged my own shit as well.

Met new friends (like DemonSeed, Vincent, Patriek, Fractal, Rudy, BiFi, ...) in person.

Gathered a lot of information about the new ESE / OCM generation.

Where were you guys? Smile

Promise me to come next time!!! Big smile

P.S. See you in Bussum!!!!! Running Naked in a Field of Flowers