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complete and verified romset!!

compiled for the Isozone!!

this is a setup for the pc, but roms can be used in any other emulator you can think of!


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HISTORY -----

MSX was conceived by Kazuhiko Nishi of Microsoft Japan, now ASCII
Corporation, who was attempting to create a single standard by which any
company could build a compatible computer. Inspired by the success of VHS
as a standard for video cassette recorders, many Japanese electronic
manufacturers along with Philips and Spectravideo built and promoted MSX
computers.
Any piece of hardware or software with the MSX logo on it was compatible
 with MSX products of other manufacturers.

Nishi's standard consisted primarily of several off-the-shelf parts, the
main CPU was the Zilog Z80 running at 3.58MHz, graphics were provided by
the Texas Instruments TMS9918, in use in their own failed TI-99, and
sound by the General Instruments AY-3-8910.
None of these were particularly advanced examples of contemporary design,
although when Nishi proposed the standard in 1982 they added up to a
reasonably competitive machine.

In the 1980s Japan was in the midst of a powerful economic awakening that
many in the 'western world' thought unstoppable -- a new yellow peril as
it were.
The large Japanese electronics firms should have been able to crush the
early computer market had they made a concerted effort to do so in the
late 1970s. Their combined design and manufacturing power would have
allowed them to produce better and cheaper machines than anyone else.
But they initially ignored the home computer market and seemed to be very
hesitant to do any work where there wasn't some sort of standard in place.

Thus when MSX was announced and a slew of big Japanese firms announced
their plans to introduce machines, it set off a wave of panic in the US
industry. However by the time machines built to the standard started to
arrive in late 1984, they were no longer competitive, IBM had introduced
the 16-bit IBM PC, and Apple had recently changed everything with their
Macintosh.

Consequently, MSX never became the worldwide standard that its makers
envisioned, mainly because it never took off in the United States. In
Japan and Korea, MSX was the major home computer system in the 1980s.
It was also popular in several European countries (especially in The
Netherlands), South Korea and Brazil and even in Arab countries and the
Soviet Union.

The exact meaning of the 'MSX' abbreviation remains a matter of debate.
At the time, most people seemed to agree it meant 'MicroSoft eXtended',
referring to the built-in MSX-BASIC programming language, specifically
written by Microsoft for the MSX system. However, the truth, according to
Kazuhiko Nishi during a more recent visit to Tilburg in the Netherlands,
MSX stands for 'Machines with Software eXchangeability'. The MSX-DOS disk
operating system had file compatibility with CP/M and was similar to MS-DOS.
In this way, Microsoft could promote MSX for home use while promoting MS-DOS
based personal computers in office environments.

MSX spawned four generations: MSX 1 (1983), MSX 2 (1986), MSX 2+ (1988) and
MSX turbo R (1990). The first three were 8-bit computers based on the Z80
microprocessor, while the MSX turbo R was based on an enhanced Zilog Z800
known as the R800.
The turbo R was introduced in 1990 but was unsuccessful due to lack of support
from any other company. In 1995 the production of this last MSX computer
stopped as well. In the end, 5 million MSX computers were sold.

In 2001, Kazuhiko Nishi initiated an 'MSX Revival' around an official MSX
emulator called 'MSX PLAYer'. This is the one and only official MSX emulator.
All MSX copyrights are maintained by the MSX Association (http://msxa.fcm.co.jp/).
As the MSX Revival was a Japanese-only event in the beginning, many people
didn't really have faith in the MSX Revival. In 2004, the Dutch company Bazix
(http://www.bazix.nl/) announced they had become the representatives of MSX
Association (http://msxa.fcm.co.jp/) in Europe. Apart from being the English
contact for any questions regarding the MSX trademarks and copyrights (licensing)
they will also introduce WOOMB.net (http://www.woomb.net/), a place where MSX
games will soon be on sale again. In Japan game sales are already going on, by a
company called D4 Enterprise (http://www.d4e.co.jp/) with their Project EGG
(http://www.soft-city.com/egg/).



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(6 Comments) Latest comment was 7 months ago
fatman01923 View Profile
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5 years ago
Thanks a lot for this and thank you for the nfo as its well detailed.
kazin1979 View Profile
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11 months ago
'Complete' ? Its missing 90% of the MSX2 library...
saintseiya100 View Profile
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7 months ago
This is definitely not complete, its missing 90% of the games(puyo puyo for example).
ZX81v2 View Profile
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7 months ago
Working on sourcing a full set
FFTHEWINNER View Profile
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7 months ago
^IIRC,that didnt include all the games. not sure though. been awhile since i downloaded it.
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