MSXdev’09


This is some relevant data about the seventh contest edition :

* Winner : Dr. Pill (Infinite)
* Main prize : 165 € + SD v2.2 Interface
* 9 games released.
* The add-ons are taken in account only for the MSX1+ prize, created by sponsors.

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 – 9 games

01 – Dr. Pill

Team : Infinite
Authors : Edwin – Wolf
Game genre : Simulation
Format : MSX 128 KB ROM (64 KB RAM – 16 KB VRAM)

Downloads :
– ROM : Dr. Pill 
– Manual : Dr. Pill +1
– Sticker : Dr. Pill +2

02 – Menace

Team : The New Image
Authors : paulbrk – k0ga – BiFiMSX – GuyveR800
Contact : Contact e-mail
Game genre : Arcade
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Menace

03 – Stray Cat

Author : Imanok
Game genre : Platform/Action
Format : MSX 32 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

Download (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : Stray Cat

04 – British Bob

Team : RELEVO Videogames
Contact : Contact e-mail
Game genre : Platform
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

Downloads :
– ROM + Sticker : British Bob
– Manual : British Bob +

05 – Retaliot

Team : Video Hazard
Authors : Madonna MK 2 – True Video – Jonathan “Joffa” Smith
Game genre : Shoot’em up
Format : MSX 128 KB ROM (64 KB RAM)

Downloads :
– ROM + Manual : Retaliot
– Sticker : Retaliot +

06 – Cow Abductors

Team : Paxanga Soft
Contact : paxangasoftwww@yahoo.es (remove “w”s)
Game genre : Cow abduction
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

Downloads :
– ROM + Label : Cow Abductors
– Manual : Cow Abductors +

07 – X0rz

Team : Metal Soft
Authors : Vampier – Hydragon
Game genre : Puzzle
Format : MSX 16 KB ROM

Download :
– Contest version (ROM + Manual + Sticker) : X0rz
– Final version (ROM + Manual + Sticker) – 2 bugs have been removed : X0rz +1

08 – Castle Tomb

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

Download (ROM + Manual + Sources) : Castle Tomb

09 – Plumber

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

Download (ROM + Manual + Sources) : Plumber

Cancelled entries – 7 games

Ba-Boon!

Team : RELEVO Videogames
Contact : Contact e-mail
Game genre : Puzzle/Exploding monkeys
Format : MSX 48 KB ROM (8 KB RAM)

No download available !

6 other games

(no screenshot submitted)

Titles : Blinking Magic – Unknown Title – Running Way – Jumping in the Bridge – In Jail! – In Jail! Part II
Author : Yukio
Game genres : RPG – Space shooter – Gambling/Casino – Action – Mini games
Formats : MSX 128 KB ROM (32 KB RAM) – 32 KB ROM (32 KB RAM ?) – 32 KB ROM (16 KB RAM) – 32 KB ROM (8 KB RAM) – 16 KB ROM (8 KB RAM) – 128 KB ROM (32 KB RAM)

No download available !

Jury

Tomas Karlsson is known for his wide knowledge on Spectravideo computers, and for being part of the core development team of blueMSX, the excellent MSX emulator.

Many of his SVI/MSX contributions can be checked here or here

Rudi Westerhof (aka Lord S.M. Zett) is an MSX developer known for his unconventional MSX case modifications and for his software works such as Push’em (made in cooperation with TeddyWarez) and his MSXdev game BeeZ.

Albert Beevendorp (aka BiFi) is an active MSX developer from The New Image, known for his vast MSX knowledge and his talented coding skills. Apart from developing lots of games and applications, he was the creator and mantainer of the MSX IPS Patch Archive, now hosted at TNI.

Visit BiFi’s Homepage
Visit The New Image

Prizes

MSXdev’09 GENERAL CONTEST

Cash donations from the MSX users (165 €) + SD v2.2 Interface

Description : main prize set for the best MSXdev’09 game
Decision : MSXdev’09 jury

Donors :
* hap – 20 euros
* Arturo Ragozini (ARTRAG) – 20 euros
* Marc Vallribera Ros – 20 euros
* Carlos Milán figueredo (karloch) – 20 euros
* Leonardo Valencia – 5 euros
* Antonio Robledo (Impulse9) – 20 euros
* Fernando Manuel García (Bitvision) – 20 euros
* Xavier Sancho Tena – 20 euros
* Jose Antonio Saco – 20 euros
* Age Lammertsma (malz) – SD v2.2 Interface [detailed info here]

SPONSOR SYSTEM

1. 30 € for the best MSX1+ game

Description : Game with best features outside the original msxdev rules
Decision : MSXdev’09 jury

Donors :
* hap – 10 euros
* Arturo Ragozini (ARTRAG) – 20 euros

2. 2 Laydock t-shirts and 3 issues of MSX-Force fanzine (portuguese)

Description : Concerns the 3 best MSXdev’09 games. 1st and 2nd ranked game will get a t-shirt. 1st, 2nd and 3rd entry will obtain a fanzine issue too !
Decision : MSXdev’09 jury

Donor : The MSXRio user group