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by Fenrer
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: adventures
Topic: [Slightly OT] playing CP/M Adventures with Zesarux
Replies: 1
Views: 346

[Slightly OT] playing CP/M Adventures with Zesarux

Hello all, just a quick question. For the life of me I cannot figure out how to boot into CP/M and play the games using Zesarux. (If it's an emulator problem, then I'm screwed, because Zesarux is the only blind-friendly Speccy emulator.) CP/M is in Drive A, while the adventures are on Drive M (I thi...
by Fenrer
Thu May 10, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please
Replies: 23
Views: 2513

Re: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please

Jason Smith, a good friend of mine, was able to emulate the Echo-II speech synthesizer using an enhanced AppleIIE ROM. The appleII got it's own screen reader, surprisingly. But back to the beeb... This wikipedia article mentions a screen reader for the BBC: "In the 1980s, the Research Centre for the...
by Fenrer
Thu May 10, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: adventures
Topic: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please
Replies: 23
Views: 2513

Re: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please

Compared to Adams' later work, Pirate adventure is a walk in the park. Welcome to the Forum, Fenrer . . . Enjoy . . . You can play The Count here :D Dave H :D Thanks for the link, but I already snagged a copy of Adams' games from bbcmicro.co.uk. As someone from the US with a visual impairment it's f...
by Fenrer
Mon May 07, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please
Replies: 23
Views: 2513

Re: Adventure Soft / Scott Adams recommendations please

I absolutely adore the Count. Can't go wrong with Strange Odyssey either. Don't think I've played the version of odyssey for the bbc micro yet. (Funny story: I was looking for emulators with blind-accessibility features and came across BeebEm. The first thing that came to mind was "Wow, now I can pl...