MSXdev’08


This is some relevant data about the sixth contest edition :

* Winner : Deep Dungeon (Trilobyte)
* Main prize : 250 € + 1 new MSX game on cartridge
* 12 games released.
* The add-ons are no more taken in account for the final result.

The jury was composed with 3 judges (details below the last game of the contest).
Results by the jury of this edition can be checked here.

Game entries – 12 games

01 – Deep Dungeon

Team : Trilobyte
Authors : Arturo (ARTRAG) Ragozini – John (DemonSeed) Hassink – Richard (huey) Cornelisse
Contact : Contact e-mail
Game genre : Dungeon crawler
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (16 KB RAM)

Downloads :
– ROM + Sticker : Deep Dungeon
– Manual : Deep Dungeon +

An improved version is available with the source code on the MSX Resource Center website.

02 – I Need Speed

Team : CEZ GS 
Contact : Contact e-mail
Game genre : Racing
Format : MSX 48 KB ROM (16 KB RAM – 32 KB recommended)

Downloads :
– Contest version – ROM + Manuals (English – Spanish) : I Need Speed
– Final version – ROM + Manuals (English – Spanish) : I Need Speed +1
– ROM Label : I Need Speed +2

03 – La Corona Encantada

Team : Karoshi Corporation
Game genre : Platform
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM

Downloads :
– ROMS + Manuals (Spanish – English): La Corona Encantada
– Sticker : La Corona Encantada +

04 – Danger Tower

Team : Danger Team
Game genre : Running arcade
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (16 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Danger Tower

05 – Peek-A-Boo

Team : dvik & joyrex productions
Authors : dvik & joyrex
Game genre : Learning / Pre-schooler game
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Peek-A-Boo

06 – Sp8 Invaders

Author : Alfonso D.C. (aka Dioniso)
Game genre : Space Shooter
Format : MSX 8 KB ROM (32 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Sp8 Invaders

07 – Tomb of Genghis Khan

Team : Impulse9
Contact :Contact e-mail
Game genre : Hardcore platform game
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM

Downloads :
– ROM + Manual : Tomb of Genghis Khan
– Sticker : Tomb of Genghis Khan +

08 – Bakerman

Team : AG Software
Author : Andrea Gasparrini
Game genre : Platform
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM

Download (ROM + Manual) : Bakerman

09 – PWND

Author : Vampier
Game genre : Maze/Nibbles
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM

Download (ROMS + Manual + Sticker + Basic Listing) : PWND
Version 2 of the ROM is a TurboR speed hack

10 – Formula Dice

Author : Luca Giglioli (robylu)
Game genre : Managerial
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM

Download (ROM + Manual + BASIC listing) : Formula Dice

11 – Limaribu

Author : Arnold Metselaar
Game genre : Dice game
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (16 KB RAM)

Downloads :
– ROM + Manual + Sticker : Limaribu
– Sources for MSXDOS2 : Limaribu +1
– Source for generating the precomputed lookup tables : Limaribu +2

12 – Hose Diogo Martinez: The Bussas Quest

Team : Muffie Co. International Holding
Contact 1 : Contact e-mail 1
Contact 2 : Contact e-mail 2
Game genre : Action / Text based
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM (32 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Hoso Diogo Martinez: The Bussas Quest

Cancelled entries – 3 games

QBIQS

Team : Z80ST-Software
Game genre : Quarth like
Format : MSX 32 KB or 48 KB ROM

Check the MSXdev’10 contest !

Dr. Mario

Team : Karoshi Corporation
Game genre : Puzzle
Format : MSX 16 KB or 32 KB ROM

No download available !

Knightmare III: Raziël Revenge

Team : Team-RyJuZo
Game genre : Arcade shooter / Adventure
Format : MSX 128 KB ROM

No download available !

Jury

Takamichi Suzukawa is a dedicated MSX user from Japan and member of the G&T International Corporation Workshop who spent a lot of time and effort in translating various MSX software to and from different languages. Notable translation work includes Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, Be-Bop Bout, Parodius, Snatcher and a detailed guide on how to play Moon Light Saga.

Visit G&T International Corporation Workshop

Enrico Barbisan (aka Nrgo) is a very active and passionnate member of the Italian MSX Community, he’s always very enthousiast for new games and hardware and supports the MSX Revival with the 1chipMSX.

Visit 1st Enrico’s MSX website
Visit 2nd Enrico’s MSX website

* S.T.A.R. is the head of Matra Computer Automations, bringers of quality software and hardware for the MSX since years. Along with developing games, writing articles on gaming magazines, and producing lots of MSX merchandising, he is the conceptor of the Shockware Service, in which every developer can publish MSX games in cartridge format.

Visit Matra Computer Automations

Prizes

MSXdev’08 GENERAL CONTEST

Cash donations from the MSX users (250 €)

Description : main prize set for the best MSXdev’08 game
Decision : MSXdev’08 jury

Donors :
– Anonymous user – 60 euros
– hap – 20 euros
– Daniel Vik (dvik) – 20 euros
– Anonymous user – 100 euros
– Latok – 30 euros
– Fernando Manuel García García – 20 euros

SPONSOR SYSTEM

1. LUPPIE.NET – 1 year webhosting for the game with the best music

Sponsor : Luppie.NET
Contact : contact e-mail
Prize : 1 year webhosting incl. one domainname (limited to .nl/.com/.net/.org)
Description : prize set for the MSXdev’08 game with the best music
Decision : MSXdev’08 jury

This 1 year of free Luppie.NET webhosting features :

– Apache/PHP/MySQL
– 1Gb data traffic
– 250Mb webspace
– 1 Domain name (excl. registry)
– 5 sub-Domains
– 10 e-Mail accounts
– 10 e-Mail forwarders
– 3 MySQL Databases
– 1 FTP account
– CGI Access

2. Three MSX cartridges for the best three MSXdev’08 games

Sponsor : Anonymous
Prize : 3 MSX cartidges fot the best three MSXdev’08 games.
Cartridges are Traffic Jam, Operation Wolf and Majikazo
Decision : MSXdev’08 jury

– MSXdev’08 winner choose a game, then second classified choose other and third classified ‘choose’ the last game.
– Only one game for development team or programme
– Any disclaimer will be solved by the MSXdev jury.
– Prizes will be sent at soon as MSXdev’08 finish.