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by CMcDougall
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Anyone used a DUINO on the Electron.
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Anyone used a DUINO on the Electron.

^good spot Si =D>
MIC is to record out elk, EAR is out to LOAD in elk! :o

try FAT or FAT32 with this prog : https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/
might get your goSdc going too!

Note : did notice that V5 does not work on winXP, but V4 does :?
by CMcDougall
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Snapper - no sleep 'till the acorn!
Replies: 6
Views: 216

Re: Snapper - no sleep 'till the acorn!

cheat disc for it here, don't know whatit does though....
http://www.stairwaytohell.com/bbc/sthco ... CH9_r1.zip
by CMcDougall
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Master users: What MOS are you running?
Replies: 9
Views: 227

Re: Master users: What MOS are you running?

one has the normal MOS3.20
the other the older Retroclinic duel-OS, so can have either 3.2 or 3.5

old diff is DFS2.24 v DFS2.45 for me anyways :)
by CMcDougall
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from a novice veteran
Replies: 13
Views: 233

Re: Hello from a novice veteran

welcome David :)
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2816
Views: 224953

Re: LOLPRICE

^that's the kind of thing my previous old chartered accountant would think, he never listened to me, so lost his CA for ever :lol:

Sales-cost=gross profit-expenses (electric bill /rent) =net profit,
Can't do think will get -got = loss.....
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2816
Views: 224953

Re: LOLPRICE

^ sure is, as use to get them at PoundStreatcher for £3 for 5, but the one nearest me is shut down now & demolished!
I have loads up loft from school 1991, but have naughty films on them by the Kane group :oops:
(they are on DVD now) :lol:
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R2 - Bounty Bob Strikes Back
Replies: 20
Views: 308

Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R2 - Bounty Bob Strikes Back

^ cheers TC 8)

now managed to get to level2, but think that may be it...
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by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R2 - Bounty Bob Strikes Back
Replies: 20
Views: 308

Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R2 - Bounty Bob Strikes Back

never had or played this BITD :?
instructions give no help either, unless had a inlay card too ? (I dont have)
Bounty Bob Strikes B.jpg
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might try again later... time.....
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by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Games that were better on the Electron than on the Beeb?
Replies: 20
Views: 2001

Re: Games that were better on the Electron than on the Beeb?

^just for you, done a while back, as this plays on a beeb /etc with page>E00 :D
viewtopic.php?f=32&t=12848#p165348
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Games that were better on the Electron than on the Beeb?
Replies: 20
Views: 2001

Re: Games that were better on the Electron than on the Beeb?

^Lee, married life must be taking its toll..... :?
even I worked that out (& with most other elk games) when I was only 9yrs old BITD :lol:
by CMcDougall
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from the South Wales - Where beebs were made
Replies: 18
Views: 269

Re: Hello from the South Wales - Where beebs were made

^ good insight!

Welcome Stuart :)
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Some game not displaying and not working
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: Some game not displaying and not working

You are loading electron games!

Use beeb version! as will be too fast.
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Palo Alto
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: Hello from Palo Alto

welcome LD :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Flooring the loft
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Flooring the loft

When I put new doors on every room in my house, used the old doors to put up loft. Used a circular saw to make them fit up hatch (about 2inch off one side) Leave gaps between doors so ceilings /insulation can still 'breathe' Now can't get in loft , full of prams , toys , pools, non acorn hardware et...
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from a former Atom owner
Replies: 9
Views: 147

Re: Hi from a former Atom owner

welcome Tris :D
by CMcDougall
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Slogger & Prime's MRB (Master RAM Board - Turbo)
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Slogger & Prime's MRB (Master RAM Board - Turbo)

daveejhitchins wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:45 pm
1(not yet tested with DFS)
2) Is the OS any different e.g. in none Turbo mode?
1, why do people waste soooo much time on That other FS, A means Arse everything up :lol:
2, exact same
by CMcDougall
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker
Replies: 91
Views: 6662

Re: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker

^never use that site, as mine (with files in loading order ) is on the release page on Retro Software , & I know it works 100%
by CMcDougall
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker
Replies: 91
Views: 6662

Re: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker

^defo worked again after initials, hence my high scores in challenge and in the beta versions before release! https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=14411 I was using a 31/2" disc, not that that matters, should be same with 51/4" IF unprotected so it can save to file "HI" unlocked &46 le...
by CMcDougall
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker
Replies: 91
Views: 6662

Re: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker

Lee, try using UPURS5 to make the DFS 80T SSD disc, as thats what I did, and works 100% on all my B's with various swram / boards /mods etc (Acorn 1770 DFS2.26 & Acorn 8271 DFS1.20)
not tried on any of my M128s, as never had the time.... :cry:
by CMcDougall
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker
Replies: 91
Views: 6662

Re: New Release: Retro Software's WHITE LIGHT by Sarah Walker

^it is the same one, *ROMS shows: ROM 9 DFS 79, *HELP shows : DFS 2.24 :wink: do people read anything on this forum, or previous posts that prove all the answers already?? :roll: we already know it NEEDS to be unprotected, and ONLY DFS on actual floppy discs, as stomps all over E00-1100 8) and forge...
by CMcDougall
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: Hello!

welcome Chris :)

East coast is better .... 8)
by CMcDougall
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Powys County Council’s first PC
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: Powys County Council’s first PC

:shock:
for £18k , the twin mini tape decks must have highspeed dubbing & Dolby B ...... :lol:

good spot M 8)
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S10 - R1 - Jet-Pac
Replies: 57
Views: 988

Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R1 - Jetpac

well, think this is best from me, & seems I was wrong about it going back to level1 after level4
unless I was better at it a year+ ago....
think it may be too fast on beebEm414, might try the real deal (time permitting....)
45,745 8)
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: posting a reply, you have already posted in before....
Replies: 5
Views: 408

posting a reply, you have already posted in before....

this is weird, unless it's the new Win10 update (probably :lol: ), or Firefox Quantum 6101 :?
was going to post a new high score in the Jetpac thread (posted twice prior), but it repeats my prev post
it's like I pressed edit on my last post, rather than post reply..... :-k
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Windows 10....
Replies: 167
Views: 13011

Re: Windows 10....

^that's well weird :-k , but I never put passwords on PCs (waste of time, switch on, cup of tea), as if I wanted in, I would get in, or copy all the files off the HardDisc anyways (done a few before, found private /home made naughty films! :lol: ) a name (and avatar) I recognise from B2VOS days :) I...
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi!!
Replies: 13
Views: 372

Re: Hi!!

welcome MikeW 8)

yes it is me from the mad B2VOS forum days :wink:

now get that Hardcore Techno on, & play that electron =D> :D
by CMcDougall
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Windows 10....
Replies: 167
Views: 13011

Re: Windows 10....

another : 2018-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems (KB4340917) :roll: gave up with it on my older laptop, so put on winXP :D now the sound card is back =D> , & found the driver for the WiFi, as did not show in Device Manager :? so it's flying with no updated..... e...
by CMcDougall
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: *HELLO
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: *HELLO

welcome bailey :)

now get playing GGarden! =D>
by CMcDougall
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: Attachment types permitted
Replies: 9
Views: 381

Re: Attachment types permitted

may be should also allow Bitmap Image, as thats what BeebEm414 defaults to for capture screen for high scores!
had to change it in paint prog to jPeg, but lost quality of pic :(
by CMcDougall
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S10 - R1 - Jet-Pac
Replies: 57
Views: 988

Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R1 - Jetpac

level3 tonight, can't remember those 'flying darts' :?
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