Looking for MSX Freeware

Por snout

Ascended (15184)

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29-03-2003, 02:30

We're filling up a soon-to-be-unleashed downloads database. In this database we will only host freeware or ex-commercial software (only with the permission of the original developers).

If you have a game, demo, music file, utility, patch, development tool, graphics, a related tool for PC or anything else you'd like to contribute to this database, please send it to bifi@msx.org (he's in control of the downloads :P)

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Por hap

Paragon (2039)

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29-03-2003, 17:08

Just in case you didn't know, a while ago Gremlin (Auf Wiedersehen Monty, Acenger, etc) made their old software freeware.

Por snout

Ascended (15184)

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29-03-2003, 17:35

Wow, that's great news! Gremlin rulez ^_^

Por anonymous

incognito ergo sum (116)

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29-03-2003, 17:42

There are a few other companies that did that too... Check out: http://www.emulation.ch/L8R

You can see Gremlin in that list too, a very long time ago already.
I remember Collin van Ginkel (Fony back then, Two Tribes now) telling me they got permission from Gremlin to release MSX2 versions of Gremlin's games, this was waaaay back in the 90's.

Por DarQ

Paragon (1038)

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29-03-2003, 18:20

{Contributed hamaraja nights, link removed}

Por DarQ

Paragon (1038)

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29-03-2003, 19:25

why remove the url... you cannot provide the download, yet Tongue

Por snout

Ascended (15184)

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29-03-2003, 19:32

...we would not want to cause you or other people datatraffic trouble. That's why we arranged a place to mirror all files (Funet). Another benefit of this decision is that we will have no trouble with broken links or interesting files lost in cyberspace.

Furthermore we want to offer the downloads in standard formats (lzh for archives with files, DSK for disk images and ZIP for PC tools - cross development and such) and test if the files actually work on a real MSX (great way to think of a description as well Tongue)

Por snout

Ascended (15184)

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29-03-2003, 21:05

... of course non-freeware will only be added to the database with permission of the developer(s).

Por msxhans

Expert (77)

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29-03-2003, 21:57

... of course non-freeware will only be added to the database with permission of the developer(s).

and ofcourse files will only be taken of current websites with permission of the webmaster?

Por snout

Ascended (15184)

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29-03-2003, 22:01

and ofcourse files will only be taken of current websites with permission of the webmaster?

Depends whether or not the webmaster is the developer. If a product is freeware, I see no restrictions at all to mirror it elsewhere, if not we'll contact the developer and try and act according to common policies (possibly stated on the website).

(weird sentence... in a hurry.... will get back tomorrow....)

Por Bart

Paragon (1422)

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30-03-2003, 01:41

We will not mirror anything that is restricted by any means. So if the "creator" of a piece of software/documentation/whatever, explicitly states that it's not allowed to mirror without permission we will not do so. We will only mirror freeware software and all other products which have been granted permission to be distributed.

Don't panic Hans, we will not mirror MSXHans Info Pages! Big smile