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by klintworth
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - Championship Round - Chuckie Egg
Replies: 51
Views: 795

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - Championship Round - Chuckie Egg

29,520
Anyone else competing for the low score?! :D
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by klintworth
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R10 - Planetoid
Replies: 35
Views: 763

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R10 - Planetoid

And bringing up the rear end!! 8800
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by klintworth
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG Canada West - June 1 2019 Meetup #11
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: ABUG Canada West - June 1 2019 Meetup #11

A beautiful sunny drive up to Squamish was capped by a great RiscOS day spent with Ed playing on our 32 bit machines. I've got quite rusty on using RiscOS so it was a good recap. The first thing I noticed was how much heavier my boxes of 32 bit kit were compared to the 8 bit machines which seemed mu...
by klintworth
Thu May 30, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: A3020 board corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: A3020 board corrosion

Great info - thanks Phil! :D
by klintworth
Mon May 27, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: A3020 board corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: A3020 board corrosion

Thanks for your thoughts, John! :D
by klintworth
Mon May 27, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: A3020 board corrosion
Replies: 4
Views: 196

A3020 board corrosion

Saw this on eBay! I know this is tricky, but do you think this motherboard is salvageable?
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A3020 battery & motherboard
by klintworth
Mon May 27, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R9 - Impact!
Replies: 44
Views: 982

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R9 - Impact!

Just behind you Sydney! 121300
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by klintworth
Sat May 25, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Choice of emulator for the high score challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Choice of emulator for the high score challenges

Jump in anyway and get a feel for how the HSC all works! Then you'll be all set for when the next season starts which will come round soon. That's what I did and it worked well. Always good to have new people playing! And Impact is a great game - it's fun to try all different types of games :D
by klintworth
Mon May 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R9 - Impact!
Replies: 44
Views: 982

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R9 - Impact!

Starter score - not got beyond first level yet!! 43300
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by klintworth
Fri May 03, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron mod?
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Electron mod?

Thanks Mark! :D
by klintworth
Thu May 02, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron mod?
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Electron mod?

Any ideas what this may be?
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It's on FleaBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-electr ... SwxD9cxsEv

Thanks, Paul
by klintworth
Wed May 01, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R8 - Road Runner
Replies: 51
Views: 966

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R8 - Road Runner

First real score on this old timer - never played bitd :D 11,800
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by klintworth
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond
Replies: 23
Views: 654

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond

Running out of time with this one! So nearly reached FS .......! :D 7720
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by klintworth
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG Canada West - April 27 2019 Meetup #10
Replies: 7
Views: 244

ABUG Canada West - April 27 2019 Meetup #10

On a sunny windy Spring Day Ed was greeted by 8 bit computer demo music - not quite as inspiring as the Ample music that Ed sets up in Squamish! We have a traditional gift exchange, so Ed kindly gave me a North American plug and cable to go with the new Meanwell PSU, and I gave him 3 Acorn CDs. Firs...
by klintworth
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond
Replies: 23
Views: 654

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond

Yes, collision detection most strange! Slight bump, 1400
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by klintworth
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond
Replies: 23
Views: 654

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Savage Pond

No worries, Lee! I need to read the instructions too :roll: and I chose the game! Never played this bitd but always wanted to as I felt it might be pseudo educational (being a Primary teacher).
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by klintworth
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Phoenix
Replies: 52
Views: 1007

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R7 - Phoenix

No worries, Tricky! Just grateful for all your Acorn work :D =D>
by klintworth
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG Canada West - March 29 2019 Meetup #9
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: ABUG Canada West - March 29 2019 Meetup #9

And once again I was greeted by some lovely Ample music courtesy of Ed's Music 5000. What a great piece of kit! I had a lovely sunny drive up from Vancouver on a beautiful Spring day (a contrast to last month when Ed arrived at my place in a snow flurry!!) My main task was to assemble a working rese...
by klintworth
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S11 - R6 - Spooks and Spiders
Replies: 44
Views: 1086

Re: High Score Challenge S11 - R6 - Spooks and Spiders

Best part is knocking myself out on the brick wall!! #-o
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