Running games and applications
Without any game or application, blueMSX
comes generally in MSX-BASIC or SV-BASIC. If
the selected machine contains an internal
firmware, a special application will normally
Running the ColecoVision console or the SF-7000
computer without any game will lead to an
intro screen ; in case of the SG-1000 and SC-3000
machines, you'll come on a black screen.
In order for something different to happen,
you need to load a file into the emulator.
The way to proceed is explained on different
pages of this manual :
- running rom
- running cas
- running disk
- running hard
blueMSX supports floppy disk files, hard disk
files, rom cartridge files and cassette files.
These files are images of the real disks,
cartridges or cassettes, with all their
contents, including for example the boot
sector of the disks or the headers of the
The disk files have one of these extensions :
.dsk, .di1, .di2, .360,
.720, .sf7. You can also use a
Windows directory as disk if this directory
contains the files of a MSX game. The hard
disk files have generally the extension .dsk.
The rom files have one of these extensions : .rom,
.ri, .mx1, .mx2, .col,
The cassette files have the extension .cas
blueMSX also supports zip archives
that contain files with these extensions.
You can find MSX games or applications that
work with the blueMSX emulator on several
sites on the internet.
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