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by jonno
Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free: monstrous looking home-made battery backup SRAM & LED thingy
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Re: Free: monstrous looking home-made battery backup SRAM & LED thingy

aha! so the internal weirdness is on the move again :D
by jonno
Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

Thanks to everyone for your interest.

Some packages are on their way to new homes as I type. The remainder are in the process of being packed and I will be in touch to let you know when they're on their way.
by jonno
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:48 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

beebdidi wrote:Hi,
I'm leaving in France and my Beeb went dead. I'd be happy to buy a motherboard or a beeb with faulty PSU.
Send me details + price (beeb + post)
thanks in advance
Hi beebdidi, sorry but both mu beebs have been claimed. Good luck in your search.
by jonno
Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Archive of printed material?
Replies: 7
Views: 1239

Archive of printed material?

Hi all, Is there a definitive archive of printed material relating to the Atom (and Beeb)? I have a few bits here, Photocopy of instructions for Bugbyte 747 simulator for Atom Photocopy of Splitting the Atom by Stevenson and Rockett Photocopy of Race Track listing (from Electronics and Computing - F...
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

trixster wrote:I'd love the copy of Elite if it's still going?!?!
Sorry, Elite has already gone subject to payment of shipping costs.
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

Both beebs are now claimed subject to confirmation as are the Aeries B32 manual and the STL ADFS manual (blue cover) Also have some floppy drives available. Claims in this thread please, not via PM. Akhter DC powered single sided 40 track DSC_0071.JPG DSC_0072.JPG Akhter mains powered double floppy ...
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

Bleeper and Colin Can let you have a beeb each. Colin has asked for the one with the Aries board so Bleeper you can have the other one which If I recall has some weird and wonderful add on expansions.. Please pm me your email address. Colin I will email you about the beeb with Aries and also life of...
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

Pernod wrote:
jonno wrote:I've had a quick flick through and The only originals appear to be these
I'll take those please, PM sent. I can FSD the Bandits disc.
Nigel
They're yours please pm me your email address so we can sort it out details

John
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

Pernod wrote:Are there any other original floppies in those boxes?
I've had a quick flick through and The only originals appear to be these
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by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

lurkio wrote:I'll take the Pascal books, please, if they're still available.

:?:
HI lurkio
Sure you can...
Can you private message me your email address please as I can't send private messages on here yet :(
by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

Re: Offering free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

DutchAcorn wrote:I'd love to have Elite and Castle Quest!
Hi Paul,
I can't send private messages on here yet so please email me at <edit: email address removed> so we can arrange delivery etc.
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by jonno
Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: *All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.
Replies: 32
Views: 2956

*All items taken* free Beeb hardware, 5.25" floppies, some original software, various books etc.

I'm having a clear out of the loft, and offer to anyone interested for the cost of postage (or free to collect if you're local - Portsmouth area) any or all of the following; DSC_0057.JPG I have a couple of Beebs (one the PSU went pop), the other was working last time I fired it up + some floppy dri...
by jonno
Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Hi Kees, A couple of things have rather surprised me: - there isn't much in the archive from Acorn User - there isn't much in the archive from Getting Acquainted with you Acorn Atom Maybe not for V10 (unless someone is really keen), but beyond that we should make an effort to catalog and capture so...
by jonno
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

These are protected BASIC programs, missing the last 0xFF byte just noticed the MMC adds an extra byte, so must of forgot to add1 #-o also confirmed in the Atom book CFS part :wink: next lot from last night : CRAZY KONG (same as other?) PIC (loads @8000) CENTIPEDE (Bug Battle?) TRENDY TEST blocks A...
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:26 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Hi Jonno, I thought that The Protector (MicroMania) was in the archive, but I just looked and don't see it? I do have this on cassette somewhere (I hear Colin groaning again!) but it wasn't with my old 8bit micro stuff. Need to raid my music collection in case it is mixed up in there if it is neede...
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

I also got Crazy Kong on tape, I never did manage loading it... :( I just notice in the list PROTECTOR, does anyone know this program/game?... :? Crazy Kong could be Acorn Kong, a listing in Your Computer en Protector is probably Defender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d0f3d7drrE If you can't lo...
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

I also got Crazy Kong on tape, I never did manage loading it... :( I just notice in the list PROTECTOR, does anyone know this program/game?... :? Crazy Kong could be Acorn Kong, a listing in Your Computer en Protector is probably Defender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d0f3d7drrE If you can't lo...
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

oss003 wrote:
jonno wrote:I have a feeling this was my attempt to write a game in the style of the Vortex as featured in the quaint 80s BBC TV series The Adventure Game.
Was it playable or just a demo?

Greetings
Kees

It was playable, but as you can imagine, after 1 or 2 goes, it would be rather boring!
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

CMcDougall wrote: Boobs sounds good to me!! :lol:
For the life of me, I have no idea what this is! Probably something very mundane :(
by jonno
Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:42 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Hi Colin, Great, old new software .... :lol: You're lucky this time, it are only C12 tapes ........ :wink: There are a few unfamiliar titles which I marked with '>': cas.png Greetings Kees About: Cassette #9 Vortex I have a feeling this was my attempt to write a game in the style of the Vortex as f...
by jonno
Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Nice catch!
Replies: 26
Views: 2592

Re: Nice catch!

Look at that lovely clean and uncreased copy of Atomic Theory and Practice! :shock:
by jonno
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Arcadian wrote:
jonno wrote:He (Phil IIRC) was the man behind Hopesoft.
It was Paul Shave, actually.

He got in touch with me way back in 2000 and provided some details about his career in the industry, which you can read here.

I'm impressed that I managed to get 50% of his name right after all those years #-o
by jonno
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

here is the rest from John's 4 tapes, did not want to steal his thunder, but hopefully he does not mind :? , so: EDIT : JohnS.zip <folder for AtoMMC just read his email again, its 25 tapes still to come.... #-o Is John a member of the forum? Is it jonno? Please pass on thanks for helping look for m...
by jonno
Sun May 29, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

After this gem, I wonder what else might be in your box of atom tapes! Dave Unfortunately I suspect nothing else of such significance. The few other commercial tapes I have are already in the archive. The rest of the tapes will be typed in listings from the likes of Your Computer, C&VG and Acorn Us...
by jonno
Sat May 28, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Firstly, I have to say a huge thank you to Colin and Kees for working their magic to bring this game back to life. =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> It has been 30 years since that cassette was last played and I'm so glad it is still readable :D. Despite being a member here for a relatively short time, I'...
by jonno
Thu May 12, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

CMcDougall wrote:If not posted those discs yet John, pop the Galaxians tape in the box too!!
will do.
by jonno
Wed May 11, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom Software Archive
Replies: 1211
Views: 143066

Re: Atom Software Archive

Are these two still MIA ?
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by jonno
Tue May 10, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Hampshire, England!
Replies: 17
Views: 1556

Re: Hi from Hampshire, England!

tricky wrote:Or use the paste function in beebem ;)
I actually used beebem to make sure I got the ASCII codes correct. Been a long time since I needed to know them :) Some are etched in my memory forever, 42 and 65 for example.
by jonno
Tue May 10, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Hampshire, England!
Replies: 17
Views: 1556

Re: Hi from Hampshire, England!

welcome John :) if you want me to check those discs, I have many 100% workers, so put your email addy here in code ie John AT bob . C .U, so ham spam can't copy LOL, then I will email u I would have preferred to PM but the forum software won't let me yet (newbie) so I'll go one step more cryptic th...