MSXdev’18


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These are some relevant data about the fifteenth contest edition:

  • Started: March 11th 2018
  • Ended: April 17th 2019
  • Two different categories:
    • MSX Classic.
    • MSX Freestyle.
  • Winner in MSX Classic category:
    • XRacing
  • Winner in MSX Freestyle category: 
    • Dreams Puzzle
  • 15 games released.

The jury was composed with 5 judges:

  • Gameplay category: Miikka Poikela
  • Graphics category: Toni Gálvez
  • Sound category: Maarten van Strien (Wolf)
  • Polish/Overall category: David Fernández (Imanok)
  • Compatibility category: Manuel Bilderbeek
  • Originality category and additional remarks: All of the jury

Rules are found here and the jury report can be here.

You can download all games from this edition by clicking in the following image:

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MSX Classic: Game entries – 12 games

01 – Burn Us

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB
  • Game genre: Strategy/Platform
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Carambalan Studios

02 – BUDDHAGILLIE

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB / 16KB
  • Game genre: Shoot’em up
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Nobuaki Washio (GW’s-Workshop)

03 – Virus LPQ-79

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 48KB / 16KB
  • Game genre: Shoot’em up
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Pentacour

04 – C.C.R.: Anexo 1, El Algoritmo

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB ROM / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Adventure
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: José Soto Gándara (joesg)

05 – Linez

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB ROM / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Puzzle
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Wim Dewijngaert

06 – Bumper Ship Racing

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Racing, Multiplayer
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Uninteresting

07 – Any Treasure Day

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB ROM / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Text Adventure
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Timmy

08 – GRAVITICA

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements: 32KB ROM/16KB RAM
  • Genre: Original (STG-like)
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Yusuke Miyauchi

09 – XRacing

In-game screen
  • Game Size / RAM requirements: 48KB ROM / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Car racing
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Brain Games (Santi Ontañón)

10 – PWND3

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 16KB ROM / 8KB RAM
  • Game genre: Puzzle
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Metal Soft

11 – Quartet

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 32KB / 8KB RAM
  • Game genre: Action Puzzle
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Ilkke & bitsofbas

12 – Goal

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 64KB ROM / 64KB RAM
  • Game genre: Managerial
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: G.G.G. Soft

MSX Freestyle: Game entries – 3 games

01 – Dreams Puzzle

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In-game screenshot
  • Min specs: MSX1 + V9990 + MSX-MUSIC
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game: 4096KB ROM / 16KB RAM
  • Game genre: Puzzle
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Mapax 

02 – Shoulder Blade OVERDRIVE

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In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements: 48KB / 128KB VRAM
  • Game genre: Shootem’up
  • Name of the group / individuals involved: Nobuaki Washio (GW’s-Workshop)

03 – Barbarian The Duel

In-game screenshot
In-game screenshot
  • Game size / RAM size requirements for the game:
    • MSX2/MSX2+/MSXTurboR
    • ROM ASCII16 – 1024KBytes
    • 128KBytes VRAM
    • PSG or FM (SFX Samples optional with OPL4 (Moonsound or clone)
  • Game genre: Fighting
  • Name of the group: Bitvision Software
  • Individuals involved:
    • Fernando Garcia (coding)
    • Sergio “Spota” Santamaría (graphics)
    • Andrés de Pedro (graphics)
    • Óscar Centelles (graphics)
    • Roberto “Guantxip” Álvarez (graphics and illustrations)
    • José Ángel Morente (music)
    • Alastair Brown (testing)
    • Pablo “Pablibiris” Pallarés (testing)
    • Rubén “Araubi” Sánchez Barros (testing)