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by klintworth
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: My new M500(0) Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: My new M500(0) Setup

KarateEd wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:02 pm
Anyway, I'm very pleased with the result.
Looks wonderful, Ed! Makes me wish for a closet in the Acorn Den for my Music 500 :lol:
by klintworth
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: My new M500(0) Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: My new M500(0) Setup

:D :D :D
by klintworth
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory
Replies: 62
Views: 1322

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory

Got an extra life this time! Feeling “lucky”! :D
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by klintworth
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2851
Views: 309617

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Mind you ...... looks rusty on the back!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-R260-R ... SwJWNe~FVq
by klintworth
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory
Replies: 62
Views: 1322

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory

And there was me thinking I’d beaten your score, Ed!! (Well, your first score, anyway!!)
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by klintworth
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2851
Views: 309617

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Wow - not seen one these for a while!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-R260-R ... SwJWNe~FVq
by klintworth
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory
Replies: 62
Views: 1322

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R02 - Felix in the Factory

richardtoohey wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:49 am
haven't got past 300 yet! Too many varmints!
Good colourful game =D> but probably a bit too fast for old dead-cat-reflexes me! :oops:
I agree - my reflexes are somewhat lacking! Just made it onto the high score table!! :D
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by klintworth
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Please help - sorry to be that guy!
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: Please help - sorry to be that guy!

Edit - Sorry, just noticed this was in the 8 Bit section, and both games below were later Acorn games!! The first game might be Through The Dragon's Eye by BBC Soft - I have it, but never played it. It's possible the second game may be Spywatch by Longman Logotron 500px-Through_the_Dragon's_Eye_cov...
by klintworth
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter
Replies: 50
Views: 1305

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter

Kind of getting this, sort of .... 75711
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by klintworth
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter
Replies: 50
Views: 1305

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter

richardtoohey wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:01 am
just so I feel like I've beaten Paul. :D :) :(
Just to beat you back! :lol: 28460
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by klintworth
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter
Replies: 50
Views: 1305

Re: High Score Challenge S14 - R01 - Helter Skelter

richardtoohey wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:01 am
I'd better read the instructions this time, eh? 18412 just so I feel like I've beaten Paul. :D :) :(
Yes, I hadn't read the instructions either! I was using a version for the Compact downloaded from Italy so it didn't have instructions!! :lol:
by klintworth
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S13 - Championship Round - Galaforce
Replies: 38
Views: 1285

Re: High Score Challenge S13 - Championship Round - Galaforce

richardtoohey wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:33 pm
Sneaky. Wait until the last minute and bump me to the bottom of the table ... :-({|= :cry:

:wink:
Sorry - I really did think I was going to be low score this time! Just had to have "one last go"!! :roll:

Ps I'll get my 3 choices in by the end of today!
by klintworth
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello everybody!
Replies: 24
Views: 910

Re: Hello everybody!

what's the thing upon the Compact? Did you put a GOTEK in it? it seems an OLED + rotary encoder... Yes, I got that Compact 18 months ago on eBay, and there was a hole on the top case, so yes, I put the OLED there and the Gotek is mounted internally. It is heavily modded with a volume control, inter...
by klintworth
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello everybody!
Replies: 24
Views: 910

Re: Hello everybody!

My favourite Acorns! :D
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by klintworth
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Master Compact's custom PSU + double floppy drive unit
Replies: 63
Views: 1504

Re: Master Compact's custom PSU + double floppy drive unit

jms2 wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:22 pm
That's very elegant, nicely done! =D>
Seconded - I think this is brilliant, and I'll try this with my PC128S keyboard unit! This has been added to my project list!! Paul :D
by klintworth
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: past all-day virtual ABugs
Topic: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #4, Saturday 6th June 2020, 9am - 10pm - NOW FULL
Replies: 119
Views: 4450

Re: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #4, Saturday 6th June 2020, 9am - 10pm

I enjoyed your DIY last time! Good roof view - Purbrook is a nice part of the world!

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