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56th MSX Barcelona users meeting
January 2020
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 18th of January 2020, 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.

Retroscroll 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.
11:15h - Opening doors.
19:30h - Closing doors
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 first hour (the installation from 10am to 11am), only two members of each stand 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 and 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.

On the AAMSX booth you will find several games edited by the AAMSX and, maybe, new games too.

AAMSX will held the classic little 2nd hand material market where all visitor can sell all kind of MSX related hardware and software. The 2nd hand market will be opened from 11:30am until 15:00pm After 15:00, AAMSX isn't going to be responsible for any of the items exposed for selling on the 2nd hand market booth.

 

FKD Producciones Group. - LINK

They will be showing their second volume of MSX music MIDI remakes. This compilation contains several pieces from our beloved MSX games to be reproduced on PCs or synthesizers.

Mr Robot MSX

He'll have super nice hardware for MSX like Gotek floppy drive emulators, disk controllers and several cables. Moreover, he'll offer a repairing service for MSX computers and he'll also sell MSX computers.

MSXVR - LINK

They will present their MSXVR project.

MSXVR is an MSX computer compatible with all the preceding software and hardware (that the creators are aware of) with a look and feel which reminds a lot to our original machines from the 80s. Aside from being compatible with the MSX standard, the MSXVR adds extra interesting characteristics that will allow us to enjoy what a modern computer can offer us.

In their booth we will be able to see and test prototypes in different colors and have first hand information about the system.

Grayfox77

Sale of second-hand equipment, with computers, original MSX pads and various games from: Sony, Casio, Peach ups, Compile's Disk Stations, etc.

AquiJacks - LINK

Will be selling his Flashjacks card, Flashjacks is a FlashROM, RAM, SD unit, OPL3, PCM, COVOX, SN76489, FMPAC, SCC/SCC+ and extra PSG: All in one.  There will be some units for sale on his booth. You'll be also able to update the Flashjacks to the last version, the 1.6.

Pablibiris

He will have a booth with very insteresting hardware. In the booth we will find the Wozblaster enhanced (moonsound clones with more features), SD mappers with 1MB of RAM and, if there is enough time for production, TSXDuinos and disc controller improved/redesigned so that they can be put inside of a konami-like cartridge or similar.

Fundas del pasado

David, known as Tromax, is back with fundas del pasado, a ver practic way to protect our MSX from dust and dirt when we are not using it.

Physical Dreams

Physical Dreams, a studio specialized in developing conversational adventures, will be selling their first game, Venganza, and will present/sell their new game: La leyenda de standard, which will be available under reservation.

Xavirompe - LINK

He will have rookiedrive for sale and an upgrade service on his booth.

MSX Calamar - LINK

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

MATRA COMPUTER AUTOMATIONS - LINK

He'll be selling three new cartridges: Mag the Magician, Xracing and Shoulder Blade Outerspace.

Moreover, there wil be stock of other games.

SVBeers

SVBeers will bring second hand MSX stuff for sale. Computers, games, pads and more!

Alma de origami - LINK

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

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 encourage 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.
  • If you are a game, aplications or software developer for MSX, your space is the Party Zone and is also free registration.

Also, the 2nd hand stand service organized by the AAMSX will be free too.

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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