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by Pablos544
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Help required for the new BBC games archive
Replies: 324
Views: 21641

Re: Help required for the new BBC games archive

Anyway, just on a random whim, this evening I typed my name into the search box and lo!, my one claim to fame (albeit a mere shadow of the bulk on offer) appeared! Yay! My life is complete and your work here is done gents - please take a big admiring pat on the back from me and mine.... =D> =D> =D>...
by Pablos544
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: software: new games
Topic: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC
Replies: 89
Views: 8816

Re: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC

yea the frogger one was about six months ago. that was unbelievable too, coudn't stop playing that. you've now got two games that have touched me deeply as some of the best versions of those games I've seen, Frogger and Phoenix. The Phoenix one I was first in the Cambrige ABUG (and wasn't that about...
by Pablos544
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC
Replies: 89
Views: 8816

Re: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC

pretty amazed at that it had gone a long way since the Cambridge ABUG middle of last year and the one in Oct in St. Giles Hotel, Feltham

[edit] sorry I think I'm a bit behind here, that Cambridge ABUG was two years ago :oops:
by Pablos544
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1616

Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Me too I'm quite glad I've kept my Beeb. To be honest the second beeb was only really for testing Sideways RAM issues I was having with Kieran Mockford's The Hobbit Graphical. I loved ZX Spectrum Hobbit as a kid and really wanted to see this in all it's glory working on the Beeb. Turns out it was so...
by Pablos544
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1616

Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Hi Pablo, I would be interested in the BBC Micros please, the company I work for is based in London so can arrange collection Best Regards, Paul Really sorry to disappoint :roll: the plans kind of fell through to go to Chile so I ended up actually selling one and the other is hanging on with me for...
by Pablos544
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: This is why I'm scared of Chile :/
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: This is why I'm scared of Chile :/

Yes I know. I'm gonna freak everbody out every time I go Bee-Beep on my BBC Micro. Santiago will stop driving their cars, stop buying their last minute Christmas shops, stop telling their children off, stop talking and start staring at the direction of my little flat wherever I live there in Santiag...
by Pablos544
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: This is why I'm scared of Chile :/
Replies: 2
Views: 207

This is why I'm scared of Chile :/

Dear All,

A little while ago I discussed going to Chile for good.
That plan fell through and I will remain UK bound for the forseeable future.
This is why it scares me going there :shock:
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by Pablos544
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Acorn's Second Processors and the Tube - what, and why
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: Acorn's Second Processors and the Tube - what, and why

Very lovely BigEd :o To people like me this is a real light. Very simple and well understood informational but not boring. Awesome bro =D>
by Pablos544
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Gauging Interest: ABug Manchester Friday 19th - Sunday 21st January 2018
Replies: 48
Views: 1760

Re: ABug Manchester Friday 19th - Sunday 21st January 2018

I'd like to come but last time at the St Giles Hotel in London I asked about coming to the evening dinner they just waved me away! So what's the deal guys? How do I get in at the pub? -pablo
by Pablos544
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?

sydney wrote:I played it loads a few years back. It's great! There is a fantastic community built around it too. Check out the forums - can't remember the address atm.


sounds great Sydney! :P

[EDIT] just found this whoa updates as recent as last month!! http://www.oolite.org/
by Pablos544
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Re: Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?

And it's free open source whoa!! 8-[
by Pablos544
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 547

Windows Remake of Elite any thoughts?

Hi guys, Just seen this on facebook "Retro Games Forever" group about Oolite by Giles Williams & Jens Ayton (Windows) . Some folks seem to be really praising this game. With so many recent coments on Ian Bell vs. David Braben, Elite versions, I'm surprised this Oolite never came up? :s...
by Pablos544
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: What is the average age on here??
Replies: 219
Views: 16687

Re: What is the average age on here??

46 I am
by Pablos544
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1974

Re: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017

Thanks guys!! :D I really enjoyed myself had a great day :D thanks to everybody for making it happen I really enjoyed it =D> Pablo
by Pablos544
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Data Serve Retro
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: Data Serve Retro

Quite poor communications but good if you're his type. If not he'll just ignore you :lol: Pablo
by Pablos544
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Never had a Beeb before.
Replies: 9
Views: 371

Re: Never had a Beeb before.

Welcome! Nice to know there is other Speccy folk. :lol: Pablo
by Pablos544
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Reorganising the Attic a bit...
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: Reorganising the Attic a bit...

paulv wrote:Where do you put your legs? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


That's a very good question Paul!! :? :lol: :lol:
by Pablos544
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4350
Views: 265195

Re: Today I received.....

paulv wrote:My two year all clear :D

Paul


that's excecllent news Paul!! =D> pab
by Pablos544
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2560

Re: Elite Dangerous

those pictures look amazing vanpeebles. I assume they are from your PC? What bits did you order that ain't running right? I was so tempted by this thread that I went ahead and ordered 8GIG PC1866 RAM to replace the 4GIG PC1600 RAM in my Asus 2012's laptop from Crucial :roll: sigh I can't keep my fin...
by Pablos544
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4350
Views: 265195

Re: Today I received.....

VincentVega wrote:...Today I got the motherboard back from having the potentially-leaky capacitors replaced.. I'm just waiting for an accelerator card (ACA 1233n) to arrive.


capacitors go on Amigas too??? :shock:
by Pablos544
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1974

Re: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017

if there's an ABUG can you put me down please Brian. I don't need a room in a Hotel as I live close by!! :D -pablo Do you mean you want a table to show stuff... Bryan. Lol :lol: no I don't want a table to show stuff I wish :lol: :lol: although I might be bringing my two BBC Micros so hopefully ther...
by Pablos544
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2560

Re: Elite Dangerous

Well I'm moving from the xbox one and back to the PC one where I started with the beta. I'm not impressed by how the PC version runs, something not quite right in my setup. Seems prone to a loading stutter which settles down after a minute or so. I forgot that I got access to the rare Cobra IV, so ...
by Pablos544
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4350
Views: 265195

Re: Today I received.....

VincentVega wrote:An Amiga 1200, plus various games and software:

....


I think you've got a good machine there I'm quite jealous :twisted:
by Pablos544
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1974

Re: London Show / Saturday 28th October 2017

if there's an ABUG can you put me down please Brian. I don't need a room in a Hotel as I live close by!! :D -pablo
by Pablos544
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Bruce Dickinson's Autobiography official signing
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Bruce Dickinson's Autobiography official signing

Hi All, Don't know if there are any other 'Maiden fans out there but Bruce Dickinson will be attending some bookshops around the UK for the official signing of his new autobiography I'm going to the one in London Thursday 26th Oct!! :D Facebook link https://www.facebook.com/ironmaiden/photos/a.40626...
by Pablos544
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2560

Re: Elite Dangerous

paulv wrote:
Pablos544 wrote:Those images look amazing I was just wondering what kind of a monster PC you need to run these at anywhere near fairly respectable frame rate!!! :lol: -pablo


I run it on my almost 4 year old laptop...

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Paul


that's awesome Paul!!!! :P :P
by Pablos544
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2560

Re: Elite Dangerous

Safe to say I probably wouldn't be able to run it on my comparatively modest Core 2 Duo 2.93GHz i just Googled Xbox One specs "Xbox One is powered by an AMD "Jaguar" Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) with two quad-core modules totaling eight x86-64 cores clocked at 1.75 GHz, and 8 GB ...
by Pablos544
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2560

Re: Elite Dangerous

Those images look amazing I was just wondering what kind of a monster PC you need to run these at anywhere near fairly respectable frame rate!!! :lol: -pablo
by Pablos544
Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner
Replies: 98
Views: 2540

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner

not sure about the rules on this forum guys :oops:

I assume you cannot use snapshots right
all you guys have been getting these impressive high scores literally on a sit down

because they seem excellent :lol:
by Pablos544
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner
Replies: 98
Views: 2540

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner

KarateEd wrote:ok, enough of this for the night but.... a new high score has emerged and a further level....

Ed...... :-)

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lol you must have been really going at that KarateEd :lol: I really struggled with the last Kangaroo in the VAT. There's only one way you can do it

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