54th MSX Barcelona users meeting
Where & when
The meeting is going to be celebrated next Saturday 19th of January 2019,
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 on the map 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,
Retroscroll presents the playing area for players, visitors, for everyone. Do not be shy:
If you want a specific game, let us know and
we will try to get it for you.
Note: The activities schedule can change easily so, the hours showed on the table aren't accurate.
10:00h - Free access only to expositors.
12:00h - Booths presentations
12:30h - RETROSCROLL Game tournament
The game for this year tournament, organized by RETROSCROLL, is an special version of the neopong 512 game, developed by z80st software where players controlers are the arkanoid paddles designed and created by xavirompe.
15:00h - Hardware workshop
Contact us and bring your defective hardware. Maybe we can repair it and bring it back to life. Of course, the hardware workshop is open to everyone so, if you want to help, teach or repair, just come, propose and start. Everyone is welcome. The perfect place to learn, discover an show. Not all the computer can be repaired, there are hw impossible to repair for us.
It's mandatory that you make a reservation contacting with us via e-mail.
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
Consumption of alcohol is forbidden during the event.
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.
The website specialized classic videogames is back again with a great booth. Besides the promotion of their website, they also are going to colaborate with the AAMSX, with an impressive Arcade Zone where you will find several computers connected to CRT televisions set. The best place to enjoy playing on real msx comptuers.
The guys from the retrovideogames website tentáculo púrpura nos visitará are going to visit us with several MSX computers so visitors can enjoy playing with them during the fair.
Sale of diverse handicraft merchandise of retro videogames, such as magnets, key rings, etc...
Will be showing his big project Flashjacks, and it 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.
Carambalán Studios + Tromax Fundas - LINK
Carambalán Studios will be there with their first game, Burn Us EXP, an action game for MSX1 or superior computers which mixes platforming and puzzles
The CustomMSX project team will show the progress of your FPGA computer.
Sale of second-hand equipment, with computers, original MSX pads and various games from: Sony, Casio, Peach ups, Compile's Disk Stations, etc.
Sale of games of its wide catalog and will show its next creation: The Sorrow of Gadhlan'Thur, a game of exploration style Maze of Galious, for MSX2 or higher computers with sound AY and SCC.
Matra Computer Automations - LINK
Sale of games for MSX. In his catalog, you will have the following news: Buddhagillie, Quest for the Golden Chalice, Inq & Suq vs Nightmare, Module Man, Shoulder Blade OVERDRIVE and Hans' Adventure & Stand by Dreamer.
Micoco Hardware by Carmeloco
Hardware for MSX. It will have PS2 mouse adapters for MSX and Joymega adapters for sale. It will also make updates to the Carnivore2 cartridges andwill show some projects in development as an expander of slots and SD cartridges.
MSXVR Team will show and inform about the latest developments of the new MSXVR computer project.
Sale of games from your catalog in disc format and if you give them time, they will also show the new game in which they are currently working.
Hardware for MSX like: Extensions of 4 MB of RAM, TSXDuinos, TZXDuinos, SD Mappers of 1 Mega and FM-PACs.
Sale of the rookie drive card. The new version allows the use of some models of USB external floppy disk drives. Those who have a rookie, you can update it on your stand.
The hardware creators will sell on hi booth the PSX4MSX, the KBD2MSX, MSX flash boards for developers, joymegas adaptors and several video wires for our MSX computers
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
and fill the form. We will receive you request, and the booth will be confirmed as soon as possible.
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.