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by pau1ie
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: MIA Games on eBay
Replies: 88
Views: 2322

Re: MIA Games on eBay

crj wrote: I've only been here a few months!

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Almost 5 years! Time flies when you are having fun!
by pau1ie
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: MIA Games on eBay
Replies: 88
Views: 2322

Re: MIA Games on eBay

Money sent.
by pau1ie
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: MIA Games on eBay
Replies: 88
Views: 2322

Re: MIA Games on eBay

Don't forget to let us know where to send the money...
by pau1ie
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: MIA Games on eBay
Replies: 88
Views: 2322

Re: MIA Games on eBay

I'll chuck in a fiver if it isn't too late....
by pau1ie
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: ADFS Format
Replies: 20
Views: 756

Re: ADFS Format

Wow, thanks. I'm going to have to read that a few times for it to sink in!
by pau1ie
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: programming
Topic: ADFS Format
Replies: 20
Views: 756

Re: ADFS Format

This might be beyond the scope of your document, but I am struggling to understand how a disc works and how much of that is replicated in a disc image. On a 5.25" floppy the head is moving around the track. To get the catalogue you move the head to track 0, but how do you know when it starts? I...
by pau1ie
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: Stale notification
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Stale notification

Weirdly I just got a notification I missed from this thread. I expect the upgrade yesterday fixed a bug which made it get stuck!
by pau1ie
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: jsbeeb update?
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: jsbeeb update?

I have loaded the newer version in the jsb2 directory (So change jsbeeb to jsb2 in a link and it will play in the new version).

Seems to work OK. I've not tried running any previously problematic games yet though.
by pau1ie
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: jsbeeb update?
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: jsbeeb update?

lurkio wrote:is there any way to keep the version of JSBeeb that's currently on bbcmicro.co.uk (which has no write-access but loads games "instantly" and silently), but to add an alternative version of JSBeeb alongside it


Should be doable. I will look into it.
by pau1ie
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: jsbeeb update?
Replies: 4
Views: 302

jsbeeb update?

In the emulators sectionMatt said: Some recent updates to jsbeeb: ⋅  Discs are read/write by default now. If a game failed because it wanted to write to disc, it should now work. Though any modified data is lost - currently without any warning (sorry!) ... ⋅  Some bugs in the 177...
by pau1ie
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Mastering Interpreters and Compilers - book
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Mastering Interpreters and Compilers - book

Thanks to Lardo and you for doing this work. Some characters are missing from the right side of the left page, maybe darkening it a little would help? But I would have thought that it would be possible to get the text out of the document as it is. Edit - Should note that I don't really know anything...
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: bbc-fdc from Jasper Renow-Clarke
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: bbc-fdc from Jasper Renow-Clarke

are you going to try to connect to a 5.25" drive too? I have one of these boards too, and have connected up a 5.25" disc. You have to use a separate power supply, obviously the pi power supply isn't powerful enough for the entire drive, so I used the power supply from the BBC. I posted th...
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.

Sorry, I thought I had mentioned that I was typing it in, and thought you understood that
pau1ie wrote:I have typed in the first game Lee mentioned.
leenew wrote:Well I am gonna be typing the others in.


Oh well. I shan't do anything else this week, though as a rule I enjoy typing in games and making them work, so let me know if any more need to be done.
by pau1ie
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.

Lee, I don't know where you find the enthusiasm, but I am glad you do. I thought calling it the complete BBC games archive was a rather bold claim, but if we don't achieve that it won't be for lack of effort on your part. Anyway, here is Sheep Drive from issue 14 typed in as text for pasting into be...
by pau1ie
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Personal Computer News. Missing Games.

Dave, I feel for you. From your website I understand that you charged for the DVDs as a way to get motivation. I can understand that. I am fortunate that enough people give feedback here to keep me motivated, but one does wonder how people feel using the website. Do they like it? (Please like my web...
by pau1ie
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Mape tape 3
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Mape tape 3

lurkio wrote:Doesn't hang for me


Thanks Lurkio. I think I must not have noticed its asking me for the filename at the bottom!
by pau1ie
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Mape tape 3
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Mape tape 3

pau1ie wrote: this tape.

Its a disc image obviously!
by pau1ie
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Mape tape 3
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Mape tape 3

Going through flaxcottage's archive I have got as far as this tape. 2 questions 1) What is the $,XXX file? 2) Air brush doesn't work - try loading the outline DOG, it just hangs. Any ideas? Here is what I have worked out so far: $.FIRSTP1 L FF1300 FF8023 000E2C 17B Part of Front Page $.XXX 000000 00...
by pau1ie
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only

Done. Updating the custom URL field updates the last updated time, so you can see what I have done by sorting by latest updates.
by pau1ie
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: BBC micro style keycaps for modern keyboard
Replies: 26
Views: 920

Re: BBC micro style keycaps for modern keyboard

Just realised I was looking at my keyboard, not the picture at the top. Never mind.
by pau1ie
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: BBC micro style keycaps for modern keyboard
Replies: 26
Views: 920

Re: BBC micro style keycaps for modern keyboard

crj wrote:coming up with something that pleases everybody will be quite tricky


I'm not a touch typist, but I think the bottom row of letters being shifted to the left will be a problem even for me.
by pau1ie
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only

What if the 'Play' buttons were to be removed from the Search page, but retained on the individual page Currently I have a custom URL of NONE to disable the play button. This is used for games which don't work in jsbeeb, or picture discs for adventure games, where we can't automate a disc change. S...
by pau1ie
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Help required for the new BBC games archive
Replies: 324
Views: 23045

Re: Help required for the new BBC games archive

MartinB wrote:my one claim to fame ... appeared!


Thanks for the appreciation. I am really proud of the search actually for this very reason.
Sooo... Which is your contribution? (One more than I made!)
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only

That is doable. I will have a look later in the week.
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: Should joystick/paddle only games be download-only

Here is a list of games which according to metadata are joystick only. ⋅  Protector ⋅  Jump Jet ⋅  Chieftan ⋅  Lawn Tennis ⋅  Tank Attack ⋅  Tennis/Walltrap ⋅  WallBall (AKA Wall Ball) ⋅  Tombstone (AKA Shoot 'Em Up) &sd...
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Question about Complete BBC Games site
Replies: 27
Views: 1140

Re: Question about Complete BBC Games site

lurkio wrote:the right-hand side of the screen is now being cropped in MODE 7


Seems to be different in different modes. Anyway, since it doesn't seem to cause a problem I just made the hole in the image a load wider. Hopefully its better now.
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Question about Complete BBC Games site
Replies: 27
Views: 1140

Re: Question about Complete BBC Games site

lurkio wrote:I think it's just slightly off:

Better now I hope.
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Question about Complete BBC Games site
Replies: 27
Views: 1140

Re: Question about Complete BBC Games site

Would it be possible to superimpose black borders on the canvas element I don't know. Wait, the one on Matt's website has a screen around the outside. Maybe if I pinched that code and altered the image to be black? Hows that? VDU23,128,1,2,4,8,16,32,64,128:VDU23,129,128,64,32,16,8,4,2,1:MODE2:REPEA...
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Question about Complete BBC Games site
Replies: 27
Views: 1140

Re: Question about Complete BBC Games site

You can use a similar approach to change the size of the canvas element that is used to render the screen. I did have a play with this to try and make it full screen, but I couldn't get it to resize automatically in a friendly way. I expect it can be done, just I am not clever enough to do it.
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: software: new games
Topic: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC
Replies: 91
Views: 9973

Re: A new version of Phoenix for the BBC

tricky wrote:do you think phoenix is ok to go on bbcmicro.co.uk?


Absolutely.

leenew wrote:Awesome


I tend to leave adding new games to Lee, but am happy to if he doesn't want to.