COMMAND2.COM developments (improving v2.41) 
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 21:27
A few days ago I read about a bug in the tab completion of COMMAND2.COM version 2.41 causing it to loop infinitely when tabbing in an empty subdirectory and about a version 2.42 fixing this. After getting my hands on this version I started some comparisons:
  1. the first downloadable version was infected by the ZAPP virus, both the unpatched and the patched version
  2. it's not based on version 2.41, but more likely on 2.40 (although I did notice an unchanged 2.41 version string which is quite strange)
    (October 13, 2010: it's confirmed COMMAND2.COM version 2.42 is based on version 2.40)
    (October 31, 2010: a version 2.43 was released, fixing some simple textual bugs, no new features are added)
  3. by examining the code at first I thought the tab completion bug was fixed by simply removing the feature, but it turned out it wasn't removed. This first assumption was because of the ZAPP virus.

The tab completion is fixed in a very strange way. It made me decide to look into things in the actual version 2.41 release and write a proper fix.

Right now I have a COMMAND2.COM with the bugfix and some new stuff. We're planning a release in the very near future with some very interesting features.
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Metal Gear 2 Solid Snake, English v1.3 
Saturday, June 12, 2010, 19:43
After more than 13 years since the last update of the Metal Gear 2 Solid Snake English translation, initially done by Maarten ter Huurne and Takamichi Suzukawa, I decided to continue doing updates. This update is done to fix some long standing issues. It contains many improvements. The two most visible ones are the level 2 and 3 kanji are translated and the plastic bomb graphics glitch is fixed.

Also the disk version is discontinued for several reasons:
  • it would mean releasing a cracked version of a game that was originally released on cartridge
  • it would mean releasing a full version of the game which is against copyrights and my personal policy
  • recent development of flash cartridges

As an addition an updated translation for the demo version is also available. Both translations are released as IPS patches.

Info, screenshots and downloads are available on the brand new Metal Gear 2 Solid Snake English translation website.
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Palette Editor v1.3 
Friday, March 19, 2010, 17:03
Celebrating its 5th anniversary I've released a new version of Palette Editor today. Here's what's new:
  • exchanging colors execution has moved to a more logical location
  • added support to force MSX1 and non-japanese texts on MSXturboR
  • many internal optimizations
  • Shalom palette was made by Ramones in stead of Slotman
  • massive update of preset palettes with static palette of all MSX1 VDP chips
  • implemented a more elegant resident solution

Website updates:
  • updated the program information section
  • all presets screenshots are redone with the new presets

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R-Type Improvement Addition v1.1 
Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 11:12
I've just released a new version. Additions in this one are two feature requests:
  • 50 Hz/60 Hz select
  • Turbo select (on machines that are capable of this)

It can be downloaded from my Home Page.
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ELGSYNC v1.1 
Sunday, February 7, 2010, 19:24
Today I've released a small update of ELGSYNC. It now shows when the name couldn't be changed during a rename because it already exists.

It can be downloaded from my Home Page.
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