The Memotech MTX Series
fix 2022 was
hosted by Martin Allcorn in Hastings on
After the hiatus caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, a
Memofest was scheduled for
It was planned to be hosted by Martin
Hastings (again) on the 5th November.
Unfortunately, the UK rail unions chose this weekend to
schedule industrial action and most trains were
cancelled. Although the strikes were called off, this
came too late in the day to allow the rail companies to
resume their normal services, making it difficult for
many people to travel and the number of attendees was
notable mention is due to Mark for his sterling effort
to attend, involving a round trip drive of some 8 hours!
The only other person able to make the trip was Jim,
though he did have something of a vested interest. He
had persuaded Martin to take a look at some of his
Memotech (and non-Memotech!) kit and try to get his
large collection of faulty hardware working again.
Thanks to Jim, the "Memotech hospital" this year was
bursting at the seams - so much so that Martin
rechristened the event Memofix 2022!
You can read about the event on the
Hardware Developments -
MFX - Martin
did a brief demo of our latest MTX add-on, MFX, and
upgraded the firmware on Jim's board to the latest
version. Jim has obviously been happy with MFX as it is
installed in his "fake"
(The machine itself is not actually one that was made
for the Russian
schools bid, but is a standard MTX board installed
in one of the very few red aluminium cases produced for
Mark must have been similarly impressed
as he's ordered a MFX too.
In advance of the event, Claus released his latest game
conversion - Fruit Panic, a
platform game originally written for MSX. The game is
available from the
or from Claus's site via the link on the
The game was used for the game high score contest -
which Jim won (again), retaining ownership of the star
prize - a copy of the
Weird Science DVD.
Details on the