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by Arcadian
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events
Topic: Weekday 'Virtual' General session #29, Tuesday 27th July 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Re: ON NOW! Weekday 'Virtual' General session #29, Tuesday 27th July 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)

Hi, just got back in from Manchester, I'll nip into Zoom now for the last 5 mins to discuss the invites situation ...
by Arcadian
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: new projects and releases: demoscene
Topic: BBC Micro SID Tunes
Replies: 28
Views: 517

Re: BBC Micro SID Tunes 1

Goodness, these tracks sounds superb. Really worthwhile project this, are more compilations in the pipeline?
by Arcadian
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic adventure games
Topic: Snowball Adventure on the Elk
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Snowball Adventure on the Elk

This is a wonderful little project Neil - I'm so glad that you've managed this!!

Does it look as if any of the other L9 Beeb releases could also be converted to the Elk?
by Arcadian
Wed May 05, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events
Topic: Upcoming Thursday Dev Nights & Tuesday "General" sessions
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Re: Upcoming Thursday Dev Nights & Tuesday "General" sessions

I attempted to send out calendar invites to all members on each respective invitee list on 30/4 but though all of the Dev Night invites appeared to go out, the invites to the general sessions were blocked from the 3rd/4th event onwards (presumably due to the volume of emails that were being sent). T...
by Arcadian
Wed May 05, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events
Topic: Upcoming Thursday Dev Nights & Tuesday "General" sessions
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Upcoming Thursday Dev Nights & Tuesday "General" sessions

The weeknight virtual sessions are continuing throughout the spring/summer and Zoom events have been set up on these dates: Dev Nights: 7pm-10pm (BST) on the following Thursdays ... 6/5, 20/5, 10/6, 24/6, 8/7, 22/7, 12/8, 26/8 General Sessions: 7pm-10pm (BST) on the following Tuesdays ... 11/5, 25/5...
by Arcadian
Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: past all-day virtual ABugs
Topic: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #14, Saturday 1st May 2021, 9am - midnight (BST)
Replies: 38
Views: 1808

Re: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #14, Saturday 1st May 2021, 9am - midnight (BST)

1.30pm talk confirmed: "Beebem Beginnings" with Dave Gilbert , hosted by Rhys Jones. All zoom logins have been sent via **PM**. https://stardot.org.uk/forums/download/file.php?mode=view&id=69622 Is the agenda fixed yet? What's being talked about in each of the sessions? Just one schedu...
by Arcadian
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: past weeknight 'general' acorn sessions
Topic: Weekday 'Virtual' General session #22, Tuesday 27th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Weekday 'Virtual' General session #22, Tuesday 27th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)

The Tuesday evening 'General' ABug sessions are quite different to the Saturday events which are highly structured with many organised speakers giving presentations. Tuesday meets tend to be very much ad-hoc where conversation can flow between members on a variety of subjects from the technical movi...
by Arcadian
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: past weeknight 'general' acorn sessions
Topic: Weekday 'Virtual' General session #21, Tuesday 13th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Weekday 'Virtual' General session #21, Tuesday 13th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)

Reminder! This is tonight! If you don't have the Zoom logins and would like to attend, please drop a message in this thread...
by Arcadian
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: For sale: RGBtoHDMI boards (NOT BEING OFFERED AT PRESENT)
Replies: 217
Views: 24063

Re: For sale: RGBtoHDMI boards (NOT BEING OFFERED AT PRESENT)

rh100605 wrote:
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:48 pm
Are tese boards available at the moment ? I would like the latest if possible
Best wishes
Rob
No, they are not presently being offered by Ian B (see Ian's post above).

I am going to lock this thread until I/we hear back from Ian.

For general discussion of RGB2HDMI please use this thread.
by Arcadian
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron

Hi Arcadian Please send me complete contents of the 5.25" DFS package (Deluxe version, £20) with additional backup copy on 3.5" DFS disc (£3). =D> Michael It went out in today's post, should be with you very soon, thanks for another order, Mik! :) The Deluxe version of "The Darkness ...
by Arcadian
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron

M Sadler wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:49 pm
Hi Arcadian
Please send my complete contents of the 5.25" DFS package (Deluxe version, £20) with additional backup copy on 3.5" DFS disc (£3). =D>
Michael
Ooh thanks, PM'd!
by Arcadian
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: new projects in development: games
Topic: Lady Bug
Replies: 361
Views: 13006

Re: Lady Bug

Wow, they look awesome zipping around at top speed with them googly eyes!! Love it!
by Arcadian
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6355
Views: 797452

Re: Today I received.....

https://stardot.org.uk/forums/download/file.php?id=68728&t=1 An interesting disc and some fantastic looking Opus Challenger stickers! https://stardot.org.uk/forums/download/file.php?id=68729&t=1 Really pleased with this little lot, quality is fantastic. https://stardot.org.uk/forums/downloa...
by Arcadian
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Trickysoft physical versions: 01 (Frogger) & 02 (Centipede) 5.25" BBC Disk
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: FS: Trickysoft physical versions: 01 (Frogger) & 02 (Centipede) 5.25" BBC Disk

Every couple of months I'm going to try and get short runs of the other games done, so in June expect TS03 - Scramble and TS04 - Carnival, then maybe August TS05 - Space Invaders and TS06 - Astro Blaster, then towards the end of the year TS07 - Phoenix and TS08 - Pacman. https://stardot.org.uk/forum...
by Arcadian
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Trickysoft physical versions: 01 (Frogger) & 02 (Centipede) 5.25" BBC Disk
Replies: 3
Views: 316

FS: Trickysoft physical versions: 01 (Frogger) & 02 (Centipede) 5.25" BBC Disk

I've made up small runs of Trickysoft Frogger ("TS01") and Trickysoft Centipede ("TS02") for the BBC Micro Model B/B+/Master on 5.25" floppies with Acornsoft-styled inlays and black disc wallets. I've only made a run of 20 of each as I need to conserve my limited stock of di...
by Arcadian
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: past weeknight 'developer' sessions
Topic: Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #16, Thursday 22nd April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)
Replies: 10
Views: 624

Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #16, Thursday 22nd April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (BST)

As the new games and demo coding sections of the forum are currently very active, we are now hosting weeknight "Dev sessions" on Zoom, that are primarily focused on the development of new games and graphics/music demos for Acorn computers as well as development tools, emulators and debugge...
by Arcadian
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: past weeknight 'developer' sessions
Topic: Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #15, Thursday 8th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)
Replies: 14
Views: 555

Re: Weeknight 'Virtual' Dev session #15, Thursday 8th April 2021, 7pm - 10pm (GMT)

So, this is tonight - who would like to chat a little about their projects?

Anyone after a bit of advice with their coding or development?
by Arcadian
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron

All Deluxe Versions of the game include a signed postcard by author/artist John Blythe... RavenWood_Postcards_SigningByJohnBlythe_1.jpg RavenWood_Postcards_SigningByJohnBlythe_2.jpg RavenWood_Postcards_SigningByJohnBlythe_3.jpg Game screenshots: Screenshot1.png Screenshot2.png Screenshot3.png
by Arcadian
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron
Replies: 7
Views: 523

FS: The Darkness of Raven Wood (physical floppy disc version) for the BBC Micro/Master/Compact & Electron

I'm a bit late advertising this here, but last Saturday (to coincide with the Virtual ABug event on 3rd April) I finally made physical versions available for John Blythe's beautiful horror-themed graphical text adventure The Darkness of Raven Wood which can be supplied in a 5.25" DFS package fo...
by Arcadian
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: The making of BBC Micro Bot with Dominic Pajak: ABug video "Premiere" on YouTube, Wed 7th April, 8pm UK TIME
Replies: 6
Views: 696

The making of BBC Micro Bot with Dominic Pajak: ABug video "Premiere" on YouTube, Wed 7th April, 8pm UK TIME

YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri57oPiyE_g https://stardot.org.uk/forums/download/file.php?mode=view&id=68689 We're using Youtube's "Premiere" facility to 'screen' this presentation from Dominic Pajak about his creation: the BBC Micro Bot - which runs via the @bbcmicrobo...
by Arcadian
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: new projects in development: games
Topic: Lady Bug
Replies: 361
Views: 13006

Re: Lady Bug

Looking really promising now, quite a few sprites on screen and the movement is nice and nippy!
by Arcadian
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: new ideas wishlist & general chat
Topic: Download the hi-res adverts for the Retro Software physical releases HERE!
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Re: Download the hi-res adverts for the Retro Software physical releases HERE!

<I doubt we'll get to a fourth post full of ads but I'm reserving this spot on the offchance we do!>
by Arcadian
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: new ideas wishlist & general chat
Topic: Download the hi-res adverts for the Retro Software physical releases HERE!
Replies: 3
Views: 300

Download the hi-res adverts for the Retro Software physical releases HERE!

Feel free to download and add them to your (digital) collections - there's some great artwork on display! (Note, the thumbnail images are low-res 1000px width files, it's the links to the ZIP files that contain the full-res artwork) Ad_BL01-BL02_Zap+TheKrystalConnection_LowRes.png Ad_BL01-BL02_Zap+T...
by Arcadian
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Ghouls disk version - does anyone have an original copy?
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Ghouls disk version - does anyone have an original copy?

markoceans wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:36 pm
Hi, I am looking for a 300dpi scan of the cover of the Micro Power Ghouls disk artwork, does anyone on stardot own a copy and be so kind as to scan it for me please?
Thanks.
Mark
I've offered this to you before Mark? Want me to send it?

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