Thanks to Julio Marchi for this space in MSX All
 


  Games in Basic published by some magazines around the world.

  Notes:
  • The Basic codes are in ASCII format.
  • Due to this format, they may take some time to load.
  • The ASCII format was adopted to allow studying the code on PC.
  • Some programs had to be fixed.
  • In case of out of memory when load/run a program, boot MSX holding the control key.

Wall 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine Italia #4

Arkanoid like game.

Download: Wall

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine Italia #4
Editor: Arcadia sri
Publish year: 1985
Country: Italy


Battaglia Navale 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine Italia #27

Battleship game. Nice graphics, animation and fun.

Download: Battaglia Navale

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine Italia #27
Editor: Arcadia sri
Publish year: 1989
Country: Italy


React 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #45

Test your reflex. As soon as the word NOW appears on the screen, press any key.

Download: React

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #45
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1991
Country: Netherlands


Clock Puzzle 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #40

Try to set all clock pointers to 12 o'clock.

Move arrow to select options. Start by pressing the quare related to the BEGIN.
Click on the red circles to create a move combination of the clock pointers. Click on the gray area at the corner of the board to perform moves. Left button spins counterclockwise. Right button spins clockwise.
For cursors, use SPACE as left button and ENTER as right button.

Download: Clock Puzzle

Minimum configuration: MSX 2

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #40
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1990
Country: Netherlands


Chasse aux Poux 05/2020
MSX Magazine #04

Hunt the lice. Try to hit the lice using your arrows.
Versions in english, french and portuguese.

Download: Chasse aux Poux

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Magazine #04
Editor: Laser Magazine
Publish year: 1986
Country: France


Schuif 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #30

Puzzle game.

Download: Schuif

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #30
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1989
Country: Netherlands


Car Race 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine Italia #15

Nice car racing.

Download: Car Race

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #15
Editor: Arcadia sri
Publish year: 1987
Country: Italy


Goal 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine Italia #15

Penalty shoot-out for one or two players.

Download: Goal

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #15
Editor: Arcadia sri
Publish year: 1987
Country: Italy


Slalom Gigante 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine Italia #1

Let's ski! Incredible scrolling screen game.
Quite simple scrolling code in Assembly.
Bug fixed: machine code and data were invading disk-drive area.

Download: Slalom Gigante

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #1
Editor: Arcadia sri
Publish year: 1985
Country: Italy


Towers 05/2020
MSX Computing - 8/1986

Towers challenge: move pieces from stick 1 to 3 without placing any bigger piece onto a smaller one.

Download: Towers

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computing - August/September 1986
Editor: Haymarket Publishing
Publish year: 1986
Country: England


Tao Slide-Puzzle 05/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #21

Two Puzzles. Let the red block out through the gray door.

Download: Tao Slide-Puzzle

Minimum configuration: MSX 2

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #21
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1988
Country: Netherlands


Blast 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #19

Type as fast as you can the flying words, before they hit the beam.
Languages: english, dutch and portuguese.

Download: Blast

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #19
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1987
Country: Netherlands


Hal 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #17

Platform game with many screens. Collect 20 golden bars distributed on 20 screens.
Control is necessary when boot MSX.

Download: Hal

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #17
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1987
Country: Netherlands


Othello 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #16

Play Othello with MSX.

Download: Othello

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #16
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1987
Country: Netherlands


Viper 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #14

Snake-it style game. Eat the fruits and herbs, avoiding the deadly red mushrooms.

Download: Viper

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #14
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1987
Country: Netherlands


Jake in the Caves 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #13

In this game you must collect the chickens that came up from the eggs dropped by the flying bird.
To complete each stage, you must collect at least the minimum chickens defined for each stage. You must collect all the chicken on the screen.

Controls: cursor, move; space, jump.

Download: Jake in the Caves

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #13
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1987
Country: Netherlands


Kitchen chaos 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #11

Take the ingredients to the cook pan using the fry pan.

Download: Kitchen chaos

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #11
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Pucky 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #12

Pac-man style game.
More realistic, once many sprites were used to represent different movements.

Download: Pucky

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #12
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Break-man 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #10

Pac-man style game. The robot only slows down then it eats the walls.

Download: Break-man

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #10
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Topografie 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #09

Fly up to the place indicated. When the you are near the destiny, a light brights near the helicopter.

Download: Topografie

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #09
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Q-Bert 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #08

Step on all block on each stage, avoiding the enemies.

Download: Q-Bert

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #08
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Space walk 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #08

Collect all the stones located at the left part of the screen. For that, you must collect the fuel (green cans) until the gauge (bottom right) is complete to fly there using the rocket.
Game developed in screen 1!

Download: Space walk

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #08
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Snack bar 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #08

Prepare the correct lunches for the costumer.

Download: Snack bar

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #08
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Alien 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #07

Space invaders stylke game.
Great opportunity to learn how to control many objects.

Download: Alien

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #07
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1986
Country: Netherlands


Treasures Diving 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #05

Your quest here is to collect the treasures (black boxes) located at the bottom of th sea.
User space bar to jump into water and cursors to move.

Bonus:
* Snelli - Snake-it style game. Runs in screen 0.

Download: Treasures Diving

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #05
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1985
Country: Netherlands


Yahtzee 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #01

One up to 4 players game where each player rolls 5 dices three times and tries to score best in each round, using one of 13 rules available.
This game was translated into english and it is followed by a manual in english and portuguese.

Download: Yahtzee

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #01
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1985
Country: Netherlands


Lamps 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #01

Interesting puzzle where you must turn on all lamps following a rule.
This game was translated into english and it is followed by a manual in english and portuguese.

Download: Lamps

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #01
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1985
Country: Netherlands


One Per House 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #02

You must place one person in each house. Choose an initial house to walk from and then select one direction. Then, he walks and goes into the third house.
This game was translated into english and it is followed by a manual in english and portuguese.

Download: One per house

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #02
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1985
Country: Netherlands


Lock-in Man 04/2020
MSX Computer Magazine #04

Pac-Man style game. Added a new sprite to turn pac's face.

Download: Lock-in Man

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Computer Magazine #04
Editor: MBI Publications
Publish year: 1985
Country: Netherlands


El Devorador 04/2020
Load MSX #01

Two players game where each person tries to eat a yellow dot before the opponent. Joysticks required.

Download: El Devorador

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: Load MSX #01
Editor: Proedi
Publish year: 1986
Country: Argentina


Bilot 03/2020
MSX Micro #04

Lottery for MSX.

Bonus:
* DRAW01 a DRAW05 - DRAW examples.

Download: Bilot

Minimum configuration: MSX 1

Magazine: MSX Micro #04
Editor: Fonte
Publish year: 1986
Country: Brasil


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Computing Engeneer Master (M.Sc.) - UERJ

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