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by leenew
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro

Just to clarify...
At this stage I have just got the listing to match the magazine listing**. I haven't play tested it or tried to complete the game.
I shall attempt this on Monday.....

Lee
** I did spot one bug in the printed listing, which I corrected...
by leenew
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro

Because I am insane :lol:

Lee.
by leenew
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro

No wonder none of them work :lol:

Lee
by leenew
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro

:shock:
^^ that is an actual photo of my eyes.
I am presently typing in 36 gamaes from a book :lol:

Lee.
by leenew
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: The Towering Inferno typein listing for BBC Micro

I bet it t will still need loads of bugs sorting out... Steve Lucas wasn't known for his rigorous play testing :D
Lee
by leenew
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Setting up bbcmicro.co.uk on your PC
Replies: 8
Views: 220

Re: Setting up bbcmicro.co.uk on your PC

I have added hundreds and hundreds of images in the last 6 months, and in fact I am about 7 months in front of Mick in this regard! :lol:

Lee.
by leenew
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Stryker's Run
Replies: 9
Views: 449

Re: Stryker's Run

I have added this to bbcmicro.co.uk :D
http://www.bbcmicro.co.uk/game.php?id=3286

Lee.
by leenew
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should the search box be selected
Replies: 33
Views: 1107

Re: Should the search box be selected

Eek! :o
by leenew
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Should the search box be selected
Replies: 33
Views: 1107

Re: Should the search box be selected

I would agree with this Chet,
Am I right in thinking that people are tinkering with live code at the minute, and we do not have an official backup anywhere? :shock:

Lee.
by leenew
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Awesome collection of 70's & 80's tech docs and data sheets
Replies: 17
Views: 294

Re: Awesome collection of 70's & 80's tech docs and data sheets

shawty wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:06 pm
Now all I need to find are all the back issues of "Personal Computer World" (PCW) and I'll be set :-)
Good luck with that!
They aren't available online anywhere as far as I am aware.
I believe there is a full set at the computing history museum though...

Lee
by leenew
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: Row multiplication table substitution
Replies: 13
Views: 305

Re: Row multiplication table substitution

I've been going through all the commercial games on bbcmicro.co.uk doing Master conversions. As you may guess I've done all the ones beginning with '#', 'A', 'B' and 'C' (up to Contraption). =D> Yaay! thank you. Would you mind keeping notes as to which games work 'as is' and which ones you have had...
by leenew
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: DFS Explorer
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: DFS Explorer

Can you see 4 big blue buttons:

PLAY
DOWNLOAD
EXPLORE DISC
BACK TO LIST

It is the EXPLORE DISC button...
by leenew
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: DFS Explorer
Replies: 18
Views: 1079

Re: DFS Explorer

I don't really know why I like this feature 🤔.... but I do 😀

Lee
by leenew
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

Cheers BillC
If anyone else has a Hulk or Mystery Fun house cassette kicking about, please check the version!

Ta!
by leenew
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

That's what I thought about the other ones..... Until I found them... 😎 Lee EDIT: the fact is that hardly any have been checked. The only ones I checked were from existing archives, plus one or two from 'here and there'... There will be thousands out there, and I am convinced Howarth and Jukic versi...
by leenew
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

Cheers BillC It seems most (if not all) Hulk tapes feature the Mak Jukic version..... I am hoping to find a Brian Howarth version. For those that are wondering what I am talking about, Adventure Intentional UK released 2 versions of a lot of the Scott Adams adventure games. Some were converted by Br...
by leenew
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

Hi Col,
Do me a favour and load the Hulk tape.
Does it mention the version being by Brian Howarth? Or Mak Jukic?
Cheers

Lee
by leenew
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

Cheers BillC :D
I have remove it from my list above.

Lee.
by leenew
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Magazines from the 80s
Replies: 88
Views: 4146

Re: Missing Magazines from the 80s

Hi, Does anyone have any later issues of "Popular Computing Weekly"? I need volume 5 issues 34, 35, 36, 48, and 50. (Vol. 5 issue 34 is dated 21-08-1986) Also need quite a lot from volume 6. At least the following: issues 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,19,20,21,22,23,24 (Vol.6 issue 1 would be d...
by leenew
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: bbcmicro.co.uk
Topic: Playing on Android phone possible?
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: Playing on Android phone possible?

Hi,
You need Beeb-X:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=17470&p=242685&hili ... ed#p242139

Thanks to the brilliant Kieran Mockford.

Lee
by leenew
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Magazines from the 80s
Replies: 88
Views: 4146

Re: Missing Magazines from the 80s

Hi, Does anyone have a copy of Computer & Video Games magazine issue 64. It contained "The book of games 1987" and *that* contained a game called Transplex. I have typed the game in from the only scan that is available, but it is so poor I have had to make some guesses. Some good pics of the listing...
by leenew
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Magazines from the 80s
Replies: 88
Views: 4146

Re: Missing Magazines from the 80s

Hi, Does anyone have a copy of "The Book of Games 1987" which was a supplement within Computer & Video Games issue 64? I am attempting to type in "Mega Elite Commander" (a mod to give an armed-to-the-teeth Elite status commander) but it is unreadable. Here is the offending page. I can't make out som...
by leenew
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: community projects
Topic: Earliest examples of each machine?
Replies: 44
Views: 6452

Re: Earliest examples of each machine?

Wow! She is a rare beastie!!
I believe it should have a massive heatsink on the Video ULA, so be careful of overheating....

Lee.
by leenew
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019

I don't think Lee will be attending. Would anyone mind scanning and/or archiving the items below? Anyone volunteering would need their own gear at the event to do this. If so please let me know and I'll arrange for the items to be retrieved.. Hi, Is there is any software preservation happening at t...
by leenew
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: emulators
Topic: Uridium and other games not working on JSBeeb
Replies: 30
Views: 603

Re: Uridium and other games not working on JSBeeb

Hi Chris, Great work so far =D> The issue that springs to my mind is the MODE 7 emulation. I don't think any emulator gets this exactly right. Some work was done emulating the beeb's teletext chip (including the bugs), and there are a couple of threads about it... which I can't find at the moment. C...
by leenew
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 34
Views: 857

Re: Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019

Hi, I believe most of the software I have highlighted is on cassette, so it would need a cassette deck and some sounds recording equipment to make a WAV which we could look at later, or, if you have the skills... you could save off all the files from tape to disc, but this increases the time needed ...
by leenew
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Magazines from the 80s
Replies: 88
Views: 4146

Re: Missing Magazines from the 80s

Well it looks as if the magazine survived at least until the September 1985 edition: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/ ... mber-1985/
I wonder if the last part of CRIBBAGE is in there??

Lee.
EDIT: Typed Draughts in already :wink:
by leenew
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Help with REVERSI
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Help with REVERSI

Try pressing Q for Quit

Lee.
by leenew
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Magazines from the 80s
Replies: 88
Views: 4146

Re: Missing Magazines from the 80s

Received - thank you Simon! I think the quality is OK. The cribbage one is a bit rough, but I will try typing it in. I see what you mean though... at a glance I am not sure if it is complete. I will list the PROCs and DEFprocs and see if they line up... One other thing - if you are interested... you...