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by sbadger
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: projects
Topic: Akalabeth - World of Doom (Ultima 0)
Replies: 8
Views: 2054

Re: Akalabeth - World of Doom (Ultima 0)

Time doesn't half fly! :oops: Well I've finally overcome the memory problems (not just computer) and extracting & converting the Apple II source image files. It's Master only as its using shadow modes, on a BBC B it can't even change to Mode 4 once loaded. On the disc is a PRES Adv Basic Editor Pack...
by sbadger
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: general
Topic: Master spray job
Replies: 35
Views: 2043

Re: Master spray job

Agreed and what colour you last looked at prior. there are a few illusions in the vid link I posted
by sbadger
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Master spray job
Replies: 35
Views: 2043

Re: Master spray job

Coloured objects may look different colours depending on the light source. So here are four different light sources: Natural daylight (the weather conditions and time of day also have an effect) Light from fluorescent lights (keep in mind that there are at least three different phosphor types just ...
by sbadger
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Microvitec Cub 2000 (14M325MA2C)
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Re: Microvitec Cub 2000 (14M325MA2C)

Hi Trevor, I think we met at ABUG an Jan and you mentioned this. I'm no expert but I like to have a go!. I can't find a specific service manual for this model, but on normal beeb cubs, if the Lopt is good I gather frame collapse is often ... R235 10ohm. goes open circuit C224 1000uf 40v capacitor , ...
by sbadger
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Clear out of IC's
Replies: 12
Views: 462

Re: Clear out of IC's

I'd be interested in a 2C199 (Serial ULA) for my Beeb B, IC7
edit , Part num VC 2026/201648
Stew
by sbadger
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Who's ready for... guess that game! ;D
Replies: 82
Views: 4032

Re: Who's ready for... guess that game! ;D

Plutonium Plunder?
by sbadger
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: puppeh's GCC6 for 6502
Replies: 27
Views: 4535

Re: puppeh's GCC6 for 6502

Thanks Chris
by sbadger
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: puppeh's GCC6 for 6502
Replies: 27
Views: 4535

Re: puppeh's GCC6 for 6502

Did anyone have a fork of this, 'tis gone :(

https://github.com/puppeh
by sbadger
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: general
Topic: My desolder station sucks!
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: My desolder station sucks!

if you're even slightly technically minded (and if you've owned a desoldering station i'd assume so) I see a few options. a Open it up check for perished hoses/seals and replace (see you've done this) b strip clean/refurb the pump, (might just be clogged up, or need new seals/gaskets) c put in a new...
by sbadger
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Things I haven’t received yet...
Replies: 13
Views: 566

Re: Things I haven’t received yet...

@Mark, yes I have had that before, it was held at "Langley HWDC", I seem to think if it's held for >5wks you can claim compensation (or the sender can)
by sbadger
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Who's ready for... guess that game! ;D
Replies: 82
Views: 4032

Re: Who's ready for... guess that game! ;D

Bubble Bobble?
by sbadger
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2801
Views: 289862

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Risc Ix Boot strap & Development discs

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184190048250
by sbadger
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Game... "Flying Fingers"?
Replies: 14
Views: 981

Re: Game... "Flying Fingers"?

Great game! and another good vid. Think i'll get this kids on this one :twisted:
by sbadger
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Elite save game from checksum restore?
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Re: Elite save game from checksum restore?

There's a few problems with the idea, We've no idea what information was used to generate the ten digit code,i.e. it might not be the complete set, so going backwards might be a problem. Also ten digit 0-9, 9,999,999,999 combinations if some sort of brute-force approach was used. Your best bet is st...
by sbadger
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL
Replies: 175
Views: 7955

Re: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL

Hi

A great weekend everyone! Thanks for the company, the chats, the help, the beers and thanks again to Robert for sorting.

stew
by sbadger
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL
Replies: 175
Views: 7955

Re: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL

I'm also bringing two A3020s. I've not been able to test if they work or not as I've tried two different VGA monitors and get OUT OF RANGE messages on both (even though I've tried pressing and holding down R, Delete, 4 on the keypad, etc.). I wonder if anyone is bringing (or can bring) a VGA monito...
by sbadger
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL
Replies: 175
Views: 7955

Re: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL

I have a small request for attendees.... BigEd and I were intending to do some testing of the next release of PiTubeDirect, which is called Fer-De-Lance (a Snake :shock: ) If anyone has one of the following Pi Models we could borrow for a couple of hours, that would be much appreciated. Pi 1 Model ...
by sbadger
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: 8-bit IDE podules (A3010/A3020/A4000/A3000)
Replies: 40
Views: 3542

Re: FS: 8-bit IDE podules (A3010/A3020/A4000/A3000)

Hi IanS

Can I get two to collect at ABUG please with DOM?

Thanks

Stewart
by sbadger
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL
Replies: 175
Views: 7955

Re: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020 (Hampshire) BOOKING THREAD

Me please! I can do all 3 days again! I will again bring some 'odd balls' for us all to have a play with, as well as some Acorn machines. Hoping to get the ROM upgrade for my Archie, so maybe this time we could actually add the card! 1 Table please :D maybe we can hack the xz81 binary of donkey kon...
by sbadger
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020: NOW FULL
Replies: 175
Views: 7955

Re: ABUG SOUTH 24 to 26 January 2020 (Hampshire) BOOKING THREAD

Yes please, full table for the full weekend please.

Thank you for organising.
by sbadger
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL
Replies: 179
Views: 9048

Re: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL

I echo everything, thanks to judgebeeb for organising.

I had fun chatting with Jason including reminiscing about our uni days.
and thanks Mark for the couple of resistors I nabbed!.

And a special thank you to Daniel for sharing his 'torment' :- - we were in stitches! :lol:
by sbadger
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL
Replies: 179
Views: 9048

Re: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL

JudgeBeeb wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:22 pm
sbadger wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:17 pm
Evening,

Just getting bits together, Don't suppose anyone has a spare 22k ohm and a 75ohm resistor I could nab?
(trying to mod a monitor to accept chroma & luma)
Thanks
Stew
I'm sure I could dig those out.
great thanks Robert
by sbadger
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL
Replies: 179
Views: 9048

Re: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL

Evening,

Just getting bits together, Don't suppose anyone has a spare 22k ohm and a 75ohm resistor I could nab?
(trying to mod a monitor to accept chroma & luma)
Thanks
Stew
by sbadger
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: BBC Micro Superior Software Disc Titles
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Wanted: BBC Micro Superior Software Disc Titles

Found some, but still looking any offers ? :)
by sbadger
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: My Top 85 Games for the BBC Micro
Replies: 13
Views: 1464

Re: My Top 85 Games for the BBC Micro

Hi Colin,

Nice series, i'll be following this... :D

Just the slightest bit of constructive criticism, I feel the aspect ratio of the BBC screen is a little off, a bit stretched vertically.
Though it probably only bothers me being a pedant! :roll:
by sbadger
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5708
Views: 491944

Re: Today I received.....

A delivery? On a Sunday? Only with Amazon Prime it seems... 20191006_161035389_iOS.jpg Anyway, new toy to play with. Should've got one ages ago. Nice, Retro mancave did a youtube video on these things, I seem to recall there are a few simple things you can do to minimise interference and get the be...
by sbadger
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 - NOW FULL
Replies: 179
Views: 9048

Re: ABUG SOUTH 22 to 24 November 2019 (Hampshire) BOOKING THREAD

Morning,

Full table all three days please :D

Thanks
Stewart
by sbadger
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: BBC Micro Superior Software Disc Titles
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Wanted: BBC Micro Superior Software Disc Titles

I think that was the case a while back, our stardot friend ScaryBeasts has been in touch and he doesn't have anything anymore. :(