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Meeting MSX Vriendenclub Mariënberg

by snout on 07-04-2003, 12:40
Topic: Events

This saturday there will be a MSX Meeting in Mariënberg, which is located in the eastern part of The Netherlands. Some members of the MSX Resource Center visited meetings in Mariënberg before (even took some pictures) and really liked the atmosphere.

The MITS Altair 8800 was announced on the January 1975 cover of Popular Electronics, which boasted you could buy and build this powerful computer kit for only $397. Thousands were ordered within the first few months after the announcement, starting the personal computer revolution as we know it today.

MSX-Club West-Friesland Meeting

by BiFi on 04-04-2003, 22:16
Topic: Events

Tomorrow, the Dutch MSX-Club West-Friesland will have an MSX meeting. Again, the meeting is held in 'Buurthuis De Cogge' at 'De Akkerwinde' in Zwaag (near Hoorn, 30 kilometres above Amsterdam) and will start around 12:30 o'clock.

MRC forum: 3000 posts

by snout on 04-04-2003, 16:54
Topic: MRC

Less than two months ago we were very proud to announce over 2000 messages were posted in our MSX forum. Now, we are pleasantly surprised to see that we reached yet another milestone, 3000 forum posts, already.

MSXBOARD forum online

by Latok on 04-04-2003, 16:28
Topic: Websites

Today, MSX Posse have put their MSX forum online at The forum is being hosted by Fixato.

The forum has also been added to our MSX links.

Diskmagazine poll closed, Konami poll up

by snout on 04-04-2003, 15:48
Topic: MRC
Tags: Polls

We decided to take the diskmagazine post down after a week (and 188 votes), in order to put op a real battle of the titans, suggested by Ivan in our forums. In our previous poll, we asked you to vote for the best diskmagazines. The results were quite surprising. The top twelve MSX disk magazines of the nineties is:

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YS Complete translation 1.07

by snout on 04-04-2003, 14:22
Topic: MSX Related

The popular Falcom games YS 1 and YS 2 were restyled and re-released in a special package a while ago.

Bargain 4.60

by snout on 02-04-2003, 19:32
Topic: Software
Tags: Utilities

A new version of Bargain, an image compression tool for MSX has been released. In this version the compression method changed, making new Bargain files incompatible with older Bargain files.

Point Crisis

by snout on 02-04-2003, 19:14
Topic: Software

Andrea Gasparrini has released a new MSX game called Point Crisis. From the look of the screen shots it's an anime/hentai based puzzle game. The game can be ordered at Andrea Gasparrini for 25 euros.

PC joystick to MSX adapter

by snout on 02-04-2003, 19:09
Topic: Hardware

Andé Ruiz, a Brazilian MSX user found a way to connect a PC joystick to an MSX computer. He documented the way to do this, including some pictures and schematics, on this website. All documentation is in Portuguese.

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