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58th MSX Barcelona users meeting
June 2022
Where & when Party Zone Arcade Zone Scheduled activities Confirmed booths Rules Booking Material renting Second Hand Market

Where and when

The meeting is going to be celebrated next Saturday 25th of June 2022, at the Meetings room from Centre jove la Fontana , located at 190th Gran de Gracia street, near the Fontana metro station (L3, green).

The doors will be opened to the public at 11:15am, but expositors will be able to enter at 10:00am to prepare the booths.

You can arrive by using the Metro, Fontana station, L3 (the green one), and walking 1 minute from there.

If you need more info about how to arrive there, just click here to see its location on google maps.

 

Show what and how you work with your MSX. Bring your laptop, your MSX computer, or whatever tool you use, and show us your artwork in MSX.
Book your space, contact us.

MSX para todos presents the playing area for players, visitors, for everyone. Do not be shy:

Come and play with any of the
MSX computers therein.

If you want a specific game, let us know and
we will try to get it for you.

Scheduled activities

Note: The activities schedule can change easily so, the hours showed on the table aren't accurate.

10:00h - Free access only to expositors
11:15 - Opening doors.

Doors are opened to visitors.

11:45 - Futuredisk preview

Short presentation of the futuredisk using the projector screen, showing several contents of the magazine.

12:00 - David Martínez and his new project Walküre - In a wonder journey

David, one of the creators behind the game Sudden Burst, is going to give us a talk during the users meeting, where he will show us his new project his working with Victor Marzo: Walküre - In a wonder journey, an action RPG with FM music for MSX2 computers or greater. They will speak about the Valkyrie franchise from Namco, which had a game in development for MSX computer that finally was canceled and never released.

12:30 - AAMSX tournament, Wizard of WOR

The AAMSX will organize the Wizard of WOR tournament. Yes, the 2 players game is for cooperative mode, but thanks to the friendly fire feature, the game can be quite competitive. The round winner will be the player with more points after the game over screen. If one of the players has no more lives left, the other player will be automatically the winner if he already have more points than his opponent.

17:00 - Talk with Koens from Futuredisk

Thanks to ConexiónMSX, Ramón Ribas will organize a little talk/interview with Koens, creator of the Futuredisk magazine.

18:00 - OmegaMSX updates

MSXmakers will show the updates they have been doing to the OmegaMSX computers (4MB internal ram update or an FM-pac). Of course, they will use the screen projector too, so everything can be seen closely an quite detailed.

19:30 - 20:00 End of the users meeting

It's time to tidy up everything as it was

Rules

We request the public assistant that please don't wait at the entry while the expositor are mounting the stands. Its just to avoid people agglomerations.

During the the installation (from 10am to 11:15am), only two members of each booth are allowed to be on the room.

The material showed at the stands must be 100% MSX related. Only the guest platform stand is allowed to show material of the platform its showing. Also, if you're showing another material but you've got reasonable reason (merchandising, t-shirts, any association info...), it can be allowed by the AAMSX. Personal computers are allowed too when they're used for the stand (for copying files to a flash card, for showing videos, emulators, ...). Anyway, if you've got any questions about that, don't hesitate and send us an e-mail with your question about it and we will answer you as soon as possible.

It's forbidden the use of powerful speakers, and the max height allowed n ever will be higher than 25cm.

During the meeting, both exhibitors and visitors, please everybody must have a friendly behavior with all the visitors, trying to avoid any conduct which might disturb other people. Also, we ask you please keep quiet during the stands presentation, so the other visitors can listen everything without problems.

Consumption of alcohol is forbidden during the event.

Confirmed booths
Stand de la AAMSX

The AAMSX will be there to inform visitors about last news on the AAMSX affairs.

Here you will find for selling the last copies of the Wizard of WOR game, and also any stock of games like UWOL.

Conexión MSX - LINK

Th MSX podcast focused on the MSX scene. During the meeting they will be doing interviews gathering materials for future podcasts.

They will have for selling copies of the new future disk #46 , and the last creations from Delta SoftSnatcher ACT 3, the continuation of the history after the second Snatcher game released by Konami for MSX2, and also Oohnogramsa puzzle game quite similar to Picross.

MSX PARA TODOS.

Come, play and enjoy. This is the “MSX for everybody” slogan, a new confirmed booth for the next users meeting. This year they will be the guys behind the Arcade Zone with several computers and TVsets ready to be enjoyed by the visitors.

Alma de origami - LINK

Sale of diverse handicraft merchandise of retro videogames, such as magnets, key rings, etc...

Fundas del pasado - LINK

Tromax will come again with Fundas del pasado, to cover and protect from dust all kinds of computers of peripherals like keyboards, TV sets or printers. Also, we will find some MSX 3d printed figures. And last, in his booth he will have some copies of the Sudden Burst game for selling.

MSX Calamar - LINK

In his stand you'll be able to buy the classic cables, adapters and replacement parts available in his website.

Grayfox

Grayfox, visits us again with a booth full of MSX stuff for selling: computers, games, cards, japanese disk magazines...

Pampas y Selene - LINK

Unepic Fran is back, with a booth with 2 MSX2 computers running the last version of Pampas y Selene, a non official continuation of the classic Maze of Galious that is developing together with Nenefranz (graphics) and Gryzor87 (music)

MSXmakers - LINK

MSXmakers will show several of their products available on his website. As highlight there we will see the Omega MSX computers designed by Sergey Kiselev, and the 3d printed cases MSXmakers designed for it. And also, MSXmakers will give you any advise or help so you can make your own MSX omega computer, or any of its available expansions like the Fmpac or the disc controllers.

CustoMSX - LINK

The CustomMSX project team will show the progress of your FPGA computer.

Supersoniqs - LINK

In his booth you will find cartridges like DarkyNeotronPlaySoniq and MIDI-PAC2 for selling

Z80Workshop - LINK

In his booth we will fin flash cartridges, several adapters for msx and, also, the first units of the V9K99 graphics card for selling.

Rocketman - Renovatio Corp

In his booth they will have their first game, still in development: Rocketman, an arcade game with little RPG spirit. Right now, we only have the portrait of the game, by Ángel Luis Sánchez, well known for its work on the portrait of several Zigurat games in Spain.

The Pets Mode - LINK

They will show their last creations for MSX2 in his booth and their last demoscene creations from the last editions of the Revision partyCaT ArT SyS and La Forma de la Vida. Also they will have several magazines and original cassette games for selling.

Sal del armario

Julio Gracia will mount a booth to show the MSX VR computer. In his booth visitors can test the computer, and Julio will show how it works and which features does it offer right now. Also, he will show an still never published demo of the Topo Mad Mix Game for MSX Vr computer.

Booking

The room where the meeting is celebrated isn't big. That's why we recommend to all possible expositors that please make the reservation as soon as possible. This will be good to everybody because you get more guarantees of getting your own stand and also, this will bring more visitors to the users meetings when they see that there are a lot of confirmed expositors. Last year, only one stand place was free, but this year maybe all the available places will be occupied.

This year, the room where the users meetings is going to be celebrated, has been changed for another one, so, the tables has changed too. The new sizes are 200*80.

As other years, the access for visitors to the users meeting its free. Also, the stands are free too, but these expositors that only have 2nd hand games for sale must pay for the stand.

Here its de prices list:

  • If your stand only has got 2nd hand games, you must pay 40€
  • If your stand has got 2nd hand game but it also has computers for sale, you must pay 40€. Also, for every computer for selling found in your stand, the final price of the stand will be reduced 3€.
  • If your stand represents any MSX related association, a coders group, MSX website, MSX merchandise, MSX music... the stand will be free.

To book your own booth, just click here and fill the form. We will receive you request, and the booth will be confirmed as soon as possible.

Material renting

You also can make a reserve of material: MSX computers or televisions for your stand. If you're not from Barcelona, and you don't want come by car, you've got the possibility of use another transport and forget the problem of taking with you any heavy and annoying luggage. You can rent us any hardware you need and we will take it to the users meeting for you. Here its the price of every hardware:

  • MSX1 computer withouth disk drive -> 20 euros.
  • MSX2 computer with disk drive -> 30 euros.
  • MSX2+ computer -> 40 euros.
  • MSX TurboR computer -> 50 euros.
  • Normal Television 14'' -> 30 euros
  • High quality 14''TV (Sony CRT) -> 40 euros
Second Hand Market Service

As every year, we offer you the second-hand market section so you can sell any MSX product that you do not use (games, hardware, books, magazines, ...).

This service is free so we ask that, in order to be agile and not overload our collaborators, follow the rules:

  • Only up to 15 items per person can be placed.
  • All the material for sale must be 100% related to the MSX.
  • The second-hand market closes at 15:00
  • Download, print and fill out the product list form. (Download form here)
  • Label the products (if possible, in the upper part of the front), with the reference and the price.

If you have any questions, you can contact us in the mail of the association that you will find on our WEB.

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