MSX Games Starting with Fa to He

Fantasy Zone

MSX Fantasy Zone

Fantasy Zone is a solar system consisting of eight brightly colored planets.The system is under invasion by the evil Menons by using misappropriated foreign currency to build their forces. Recover all of the coins and save the solar system. You need to destroy all of the creatures on each planet while collecting the lost coins. Each level has a boss that must be defeated before moving to the next level.


MSX Feud

Wizards Learic and Leanoric have a long-standing feud, and would do anything to see off their rival. As Learic, this is your task.Collect herbs in order to make and cast spells. The game contains 24 herbs and flowers that must be collected. From these plants, you can make as many as 12 spells.

Final Fantasy

MSX Final Fantasy

This is the first in this long line of Final Fantasy adventures. Movies, video games and comics sprang up from this first video game on the NES.The world is veiled in darkness. There is no sign of life in the air, sea or on the ground. Those that are left hang their hopes on ac ancient prophecy: When the world is veiled in darkness, four warriors will come….Your first quest is to free a princess from the evil Garland.

Footballer of the Year

MSX Footballer of the Year

Take control of a young up-coming footballer’s career with your ultimate goal of obtaining Footballer of the Year award. You start off with a small amount of money that must be used to buy goal cards to set up matches. Fail to score enough goals and you may lose your place in the team; do especially well and you may gain a transfer up the league.


MSX Frogger

Another big hit of the 80s that has managed to find itself ported to modern game consoles. Essentially, gameplay is all about getting across the road. Avoid cars, trucks and other nasty things trying to kill you. Level-up by getting across the road, however, each successive level increases in difficulty.Like most games from the 1980s, levelling up usually meant playing the same boards with increased speed, more obstacles and smarter obstacles.


MSX Galaga

You control a space fighter.There are an infinite number of stages to progress through. Every third level is like pay day. Shoot as many aliens as you can to boost your bonus points.Watch out for the tractor beams as they can capture one of your ships. To recover your ship, simply shoot the alien down and recapture your ship.


MSX Galaxian

Galaxian is a shoot ’em up in which the player is at the bottom of the screen, with an arrangement of aliens at the top. The player moves left and right to aim at an alien, then shoots a bullet up the screen, and the alien it hits is killed. The aliens are classed as Drones, Emissaries, Hornets and Commanders, with those higher up the screen scoring more points when destroyed.


MSX Gauntlet

Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed arcade game which can be played by one to four players simultaneously, which was highly unique for its day.Each player must chose a charter, each with a different gift and skill: Thor the Warrior, Merlin the Wizard, Thyra the Valkyrie or Questor the Elf. The Warrior is strongest in hand-to-hand combat, the Wizard has the strongest magic, the Valkyrie has the greatest armour and the Elf is the fastest in movement.


MSX Gemfire

Six magicians are liberated from the crown Gemfire by Princess Robyn, daughter of the tyrannical ruler of Ishmeria, King Eselred. Fleeing across the length and breadth of the island nation, each choose a leader from the greatest noble houses as their champion. Your mission is to topple Eselred and bring peace to Ishmeria.

Genghis Khan

MSX Genghis Khan

Your mission is simple in concept, not so simple in execution. You must conquer all that you can while staying alive.In the first campaign, unite all the little tribes of Mongolia. You can use force or diplomacy. In the second campaign, unite all the countries. It’s pretty much the same as the first campaign.

Ghost Busters

MSX Ghost Busters

Based on the movie, Ghostbusters. The player must monitor the map of New York City for ghost alarms and casual spirits, and plot a route to the alarmed area. You get to control the Ghostbuster vehicle as it drives through traffic and capture casual ghosts on the way. Once at the location take position and activate your proton beams and toss a trap to the ground. Manoeuvre the ghosts over the placed trap and activate the trap. Successful capture is critical as it will earn much.

Golvellius: Valley of Doom

MSX Golvellius: Valley of Doom

You play Kelesis, a warrior whose mission is to seek out Golvellius and rescue the beautiful Princess Rena. Defeat demons that were sent to stop you. The demons are found in caves throughout the valley floor. In order to see the caves in the game, you must perform some task first like killing beasts.This game also features a save function.


MSX Gradius

The ameoboid Bacterions have attacked your planet. Your mission is to fly into battle and save them. AUse the power-ups to upgrade your ship’s hyper speed, force fields, lasers, missiles, double beam and cannons. Gradius is a side scrolling shooter. Shooting some enemies will leave a power-ups behind that will auto upgrade your ship. Each level features a wide variety of enemies trying to stop you, with a large boss at the end.



Your mission is to make your way through the dangerous mineshaft and locate the miners. This must be done before running out of energy and avoiding dangerous creatures and lavaRoderick Hero has some tools to aid in his mission. The prop pack will allow you to hover and fly around the mineshaft and avoid the many dangers. Your helmet features a short range microlaser beam which can be used to destroy the bats, spiders, snakes and other creatures you’ll encounter in the mines.


MSX Hacker

The game starts text screen prompting you for the login password, which is your first puzzle that you must solve.After solving the puzzle, you stumbled upon a conspiracy of global impact. Your mission then becomes one of mystery and intrigue.

Hang On & Safari Hunt: The Combo Cartridge

MSX Hang On & Safari Hunt: The Combo Cartridge

Hang-on an 80s racing game that was originally bundled with the Master System and very similar to pole position, but using bikes instead of cars.Race against the clock, battling an unlimited amount of opponents on a highway. Manoeuvre past your opponents while steering past obstacles. Beating the clock extends your time and draws a new backdrop for you to race.Safari Hunt Use your Sega Light Phaser to shoot as many wildlife as you can until you run out of ammunition.


MSX Hang-On

Hang-on an 80s racing game that was originally bundled with the Master System and very similar to pole position, but using bikes instead of cars.Race against the clock, battling an unlimited amount of opponents on a highway. Manoeuvre past your opponents while steering past obstacles. Beating the clock extends your time and draws a new backdrop for you to race.


MSX Hardball!

Hardball was a popular baseball action game designed mostly for home computers with the exception of the Sega Genesis. It supported all baseball rules and replicated the team structure for the National and American Leagues with actual team rosters. You can throw a variety of pitches from fast balls to curve balls, steal bases, select team members, and substitute players as the game is played.

Heroes of the Lance

MSX Heroes of the Lance

This game is Based on the Dragon Lance book Dragons of Autumn Twilight. This game focuses on the sections where the heroes descending into a ruined city in search of the disks of Mishakal.The party consists of the eight Heroes of the Lance with each one in game play at the same time. Use you switch between them one at a time. Each character has a different attack profile and spells that make each one more adept at fighting a particular enemy.

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