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by forestman
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: software
Topic: Black Angel
Replies: 32
Views: 2459

Re: Black Angel

I bought Black Angel pretty much on release as was big elite and chocks away fan - but memory of it being really dull and buggy - one of the last games I bought for my Acorn computer as I was off at Uni.. If you can be bothered trawling this old archive thread is about it... https://groups.google.co...
by forestman
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Help me identify some games, please!
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: Help me identify some games, please!

I have a vague memory of the last game but can't remember its name :?
by forestman
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: software
Topic: Drop Ship Joystick support
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: Drop Ship Joystick support

Drop Ship was rock hard with my fingers going nineteen to the dozen...not sure if joystick would help.

I really loved that game as a kid - not sure why really as I don't think I ever got that far in it!
by forestman
Fri May 10, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Best way to backup RISC pc hd
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: Best way to backup RISC pc hd

Thanks guys
by forestman
Fri May 10, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Best way to backup RISC pc hd
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: Best way to backup RISC pc hd

I am on OS 3.70.

I have no idea how to transfer files between my PC and RISCPC via ethernet....all I know how to do is ping each machine :oops:
by forestman
Thu May 09, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Best way to backup RISC pc hd
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: Best way to backup RISC pc hd

Ok cool, thanks. I'm relaxed either way. Happy to buy stuff from apdl, reminds me of the old days when I used to order pd disks from them. for me its good that companies such as them and cje still exist to help out less techy / time poor users. I'm relaxed on os 4.39 or 5.xx. 6: Dont see the value o...
by forestman
Thu May 09, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Finally Got To Play Zarch
Replies: 15
Views: 3918

Re: Finally Got To Play Zarch

I remember once having a friend complain that the playstation game wipeout was too hard...and taking him aside and showing him Zarch...

I must have flown upside down straight into the ground the same number of times as sir bods high score....

Great game though!
by forestman
Thu May 09, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Best way to backup RISC pc hd
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: Best way to backup RISC pc hd

Hello. I assume you're the same guy who helped me with my icubed Ethernet card on the icon bar. Cheers for that! I assume you mean exactly like the ones that apdl sell here: http://www.apdl.co.uk/ssdrives.htm I note with interest that they state "We can now supply drives for the RiscPC and A7000 wit...
by forestman
Thu May 09, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello! Back in the world of acorn!
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Hello! Back in the world of acorn!

Hello all. I used acorn computers from 1983 when my dad bought a bbc b, through to my own a3010 then a5000. I loved bbcs but also really got the Archimedes bug when my dad bought an a5000 when it first cane out. £1700 quid or sonething! i bought my own a3010 soon after release (i had a mezzanine ver...
by forestman
Thu May 09, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Best way to backup RISC pc hd
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Best way to backup RISC pc hd

Hello, I bought a srp10 RISC pc from eBay a month or so ago. I've got it up and running, replaced the CMOS battery, added a network card and some ram and its running nicely. I.ve also spent quite a long time uploading some of my old disk images from long dead a5000 and getting the !boot to run smoot...