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Zodiac 0.8.1 - A MSX Emulator

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zodiac-macppc-0.8.1.sit (219.15 KB)
For Mac OS 9
Guides on emulating older applications

Zodiac an Emulator for the MSX series of computers. This machine was / is especially interesting for Gamers, so lots of well-known brands originate from here.

From Wikipedia:

The most popular and famous MSX games were written by Japanese software-houses such as Konami and Hudson Soft. Several popular video game franchises were initially established on the MSX:

  • Aleste and Zanac (the latter developed and released alongside the original FDS version)
  • Bomberman
  • Penguin Adventure
  • Eggerland
  • Metal Gear
  • Parodius
  • Puyo Puyo

Others got various installments on the MSX, including some titles unique to the system or largely reworked versions of games on other formats:

  • Castlevania (as Vampire Killer)
  • Contra
  • Dragon Quest
  • Dragon Slayer
  • Final Fantasy
  • Gradius (Nemesis)
  • R-Type
  • Wizardry
  • Xak
  • Ys

Check the included read me on how to set up a system

Architecture: PPC

Requires MacOS 9.1 with SDL-1.2.1