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by pau1ie
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

Coverdiscs should be there too. Most magazines didn't have such things back in the day. I would like to keep the focus on individual programs and make them easy to use. I don't think there are many (If any) games in their original form on the website at present. That isn't to say there isn't a bene...
by pau1ie
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

Well, Sunrise was proposing something not too dissimilar: Oh yes, I'd misunderstood the first time I read that. I’m unsure what software would be called "Applications" I don't really have strong views about how to group types of software. For "applications" I was thinking about things like Office a...
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

I don't think I explained my proposal very well. At present we have at the top of the screen: Complete BBC Games Archive Games About Links Contact I was proposing we have something like Complete BBC Games Archive Games Applications Music Utilities About Links Contact So the games would be identical ...
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Downloading ssds
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: Downloading ssds

Does that mean I have to write a php wrapper to set headers?
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

Can we all discuss it first, please? Yes, I hope that is what is happening here! what the new version of the site would look like, and how the different "sections" or "sub-sites" would function independently I envisage no difference to the current site. There will be additional URLs linked from the...
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Downloading ssds
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Downloading ssds

It has been pointed out to me that downloading ssd images from bbcmicro.co.uk doesn't work very well in edge or firefox. I just point apache at the image and hope it will do the right thing, but that seems not to be the case any longer. Firefox tries to render it as an image, then decides it is corr...
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

There is one already. It is rather powerful and has poor security, so I am scared to open it to people registering themselves, but I am happy to add you in as an admin. However I do need to make changes as described to allow a different collection. I envisage a site per program type and one to rule ...
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Quality Programs for the BBC Micro - WANTED
Replies: 8
Views: 155

Re: Quality Programs for the BBC Micro - WANTED

I also have this book. I am happy to type the descriptions into bbcmicro.co.uk (Assuming you want it to put games on) - I think the "How to use the program" section is most appropriate. The rest is quite waffly!
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

Have a look at http://bbcmicro.co.uk/ss.php Most spreadhseet programs should be able to open this directly from the web. e.g. Libreoffice you select Sheet->Link to external data, enter the URL, wait a minute, select "Automatic" for language, click OK, Click one of the options in Available tables/ran...
by pau1ie
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: bbcmicro.co.uk - going beyond games?

We did talk about this before with respect to the educational archive . John's creaton of his archive makes that less urgent, but I agree it would be good to do. I am really happy to change the code in a manner that would make it useful for other archives, and I think it would be nice to have the ar...
by pau1ie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Things I am doing. Desktop application
Replies: 41
Views: 2394

Re: Things I am doing. Desktop application

That is all done now.
by pau1ie
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Things I am doing. Desktop application
Replies: 41
Views: 2394

Re: Things I am doing. Desktop application

Must be something about winter that made me think about this again, and the fact that as things stand it is impossible to link the screen shots in the archive download file with a game entry. So I am revisiting this, and have more or less unilaterally decided that I will use the following scheme for...
by pau1ie
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Enhanced text adventures for the Beeb
Replies: 38
Views: 4855

Re: Enhanced text adventures for the Beeb

The bbcmicro website might also be interesting. Try text adventures in order of popularity.
by pau1ie
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Dutchacorn clearing out
Replies: 26
Views: 1452

Re: Dutchacorn clearing out

I should mention that all the stuff you posted to me arrived safely before Christmas as well - thanks.
by pau1ie
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Which 17" laptop should I buy
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Which 17" laptop should I buy

I am in need of a new laptop. My current one is a 9 year old Sony. I like the 17" HD monitor, the keyboard which is full size including the numeric keypad. I don't like the poor display (Poor field of view, but even worse, it is difficult to tell similar colours apart). I want to run b-em obviously,...
by pau1ie
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Astroblaster updated
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Astroblaster updated

Oops, that is the wrong one. I fixed that one and updated the correct astroblaster.
by pau1ie
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Astroblaster updated
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Astroblaster updated

Tricky pointed out that we didn't have the latest version of Astroblaster. I uploaded it - better late than never!

Aparrently the latest version works better with jsbeeb. I just gave it a quick test, and it seems OK.
by pau1ie
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Computer Concepts MEGA3 ROM
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Computer Concepts MEGA3 ROM

Pernod wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:37 pm
Did you also dump Inter-Base
I believe that has been sent to me. I am happy do dump it if it hasn't been done already. Might have to be in the new year though. I would expect you would also want a scan of the manual etc.
by pau1ie
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Descriptions
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Descriptions

I added the descriptions to Map quiz and Quadrangle. I don't think you have added the author details yet.
by pau1ie
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: This is not a language
Replies: 68
Views: 1681

Re: This is not a language

Same as mine then! I did wonder.as the symptoms seemed similar.
by pau1ie
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Descriptions
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Descriptions

I have added the description from the books to all games in the PCW compilations that are on the website.
by pau1ie
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Dutchacorn clearing out
Replies: 26
Views: 1452

Re: Dutchacorn clearing out

Please can I also have

Atrificial Intelligence £5
Assembly Language £3
Making Music £3
Toolbox £4

Which is £15 on top of the £34 which makes £49 and I hate to think what the postage will be!
by pau1ie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Dutchacorn clearing out
Replies: 26
Views: 1452

Re: Dutchacorn clearing out

Please can I have: 6502 Second processor user guide £4 Book: advanced programming €3 Book Let your BBC teadh you/ the bbc micro revealed €3 Business PRogramming €3 Pocket Book €15 Practical Programs €3 The BBC Master 128 €3 Edit - Are the € a typo for £? I think this is €30 + £4, or more likely £34
by pau1ie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Quoted text in Notes is too big, esp. on iOS
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Quoted text in Notes is too big, esp. on iOS

I also meant to say that like the admins here I am reluctant to mod delivered software (Bootstrap in this case) because it increases the maintenance costs significantly.
by pau1ie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Quoted text in Notes is too big, esp. on iOS
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Quoted text in Notes is too big, esp. on iOS

what I'm actually trying to do is report the issue to Paul Consider it reported. I will have a look. This appears to be by design Text is 14px and blockquotes are 17.5 px on my browser. Of course bootstrap is responsive, so this might change for different systems. I have been advised that tweaking ...
by pau1ie
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Does anyone have this PCW software?
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: Does anyone have this PCW software?

I've added the blurb to those that are on the website.
leenew wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:36 pm
Although I am just making a note that you like typing stuff in...
This is true but you tend to get fed up waiting for me and type it in yourself!
by pau1ie
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: Suggestion: Cheats, maps, tips, trainers and the like
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Suggestion: Cheats, maps, tips, trainers and the like

I think something like this was discussed with respect to the bbcmicro.co.uk website. It would be nice to be able to click from there to a discussion about each game. It wasn't possible to do without plugins, and the amazing people who run the forum don't like using plugins because they have caused ...
by pau1ie
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Missing disc images?
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Missing disc images?

Knight's Move and Treasure Hunt both from fast access don't have disc images, I think this is an oversight, as all other games without disc images have a note as to why.

You can find them by going to the last page once you order by latest releases.
by pau1ie
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Does anyone have this PCW software?
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: Does anyone have this PCW software?

I notice not all are on the site - do you need any to be typed in?
by pau1ie
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Does anyone have this PCW software?
Replies: 12
Views: 287

Re: Does anyone have this PCW software?

Took photos - hope that's OK. Apologies for the rotation.

I will type in the blurbs if you like - I will leave the authors to you though.