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by soviet
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: scanning of books, magazines, ads and letters
Topic: Advanced User Guide (AUG) [Remastered PDF]
Replies: 27
Views: 5245

Re: Advanced User Guide (Remastered)

Awesome work, it's gonna be very useful to my have a lot lo learn.
=D>
by soviet
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Using the bbc master extra rom sockets
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Using the bbc master extra rom sockets

well you know one have to fill that empty holes :D, so they are some cool roms that can be added to the empty rom sockets on the master 128 ?. They’re not really ‘empty holes’ in the same sense as are the spare sideways rom sockets in a Model B. In a Master, if you want these apparently empty socke...
by soviet
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Using the bbc master extra rom sockets
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Using the bbc master extra rom sockets

Advanced Disc Toolkit is not a bad initial choice. I have this. m128.png Can see about 95% of its *H. ADT output in the second screen. First one is just the list. There might be better ones about to pick from though I guess. Others will be much more in-tune with what is really worth having or not. ...
by soviet
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Using the bbc master extra rom sockets
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Using the bbc master extra rom sockets

HI!, well you know one have to fill that empty holes :D, so they are some cool roms that can be added to the empty rom sockets on the master 128 ?. I have the standar rom and also the eprom from the micro MMC unit. I could love to get some suggestions of what optional roms can be placed them and the...
by soviet
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Blinged up BBCs
Replies: 60
Views: 4990

Re: Blinged up BBCs

After getting my bbc master i really liked the case so got an empty case and fully blinged up :D
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by soviet
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to copy software to the arquimides
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: How to copy software to the arquimides

its a bizarre name for an account but they are 3 logic gates xor and not :D
by soviet
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to copy software to the arquimides
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: How to copy software to the arquimides

That is a great idea will give it a shot :).
Also is possible on the a3000 to access a fat16 formatted hard disc ?
by soviet
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to copy software to the arquimides
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: How to copy software to the arquimides

Need to learn how to transfer using the emulator, not sure how i could get the compact flash card from the a3000 into the raspberry to copy the software after install. My a3000 have 4 megs already installed, have apply to register on the ADFFS forum a couple of weeks ago but my registration was not ...
by soviet
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to copy software to the arquimides
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

How to copy software to the arquimides

I have been in the painful process to download games prepare them for the acorn and transfer them using floppys to the a3000. But this is so slow, i like to get a way to copy all the hard disc patched games in a faster way. Found the Classic RiscOS 4.0 compact flash image and is nice have a bunch of...
by soviet
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: new acorn atom games made with agd
Topic: Atomic AGD
Replies: 74
Views: 11051

Re: Atomic AGD

Hi this mean that the games can be already run on the bbc micro ? :D
by soviet
Sun May 19, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: new ideas wishlist & general chat
Topic: Doom?
Replies: 155
Views: 17361

Re: Doom?

wow super amazing =D> , now i will have to purchase a video nula.
from where the game files can be run ?, you need a datacentre to run it or they can be in the mini sd interface also.
by soviet
Mon May 06, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: new ideas wishlist & general chat
Topic: Doom?
Replies: 155
Views: 17361

Re: Doom?

super cool :D
by soviet
Sun May 05, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

great tip this way i was able to transfer a couple of games. but i could love to get all the games, and this method could be a painful endeavor. on my amiga i usually remove the hard disk plug it on my pc and use an emulator to mass transfer the files. can be this done using an acorn emulator the sa...
by soviet
Sat May 04, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

finally the seller send me disk image and manual. the disk image contain the same software and some other stuff. what i see is that when you boot the rom will always complain, until you detect the drive and format it. The formatter will say that you have no drives until you press the middle button a...
by soviet
Thu May 02, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

Thanks for the floppy image IanS. Have do the trick write it on omniflop and the software runs fine on the acorn. But no luck i don't see any of my CF cards also now tested this vintage hard drives (all known good) 40 and 60 meg drives: https://i.ibb.co/NLbNsvp/IMG-20190502-131946.jpg None of them w...
by soviet
Thu May 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

Well i don't have any drivers or formatting tools on the acorn. I don't know how to get the tools running on the acorn, because the tools are not on a floppy image that i can write using omniflop. I have 2 options for now a zip file containing the tools that was posted in a link above in the thread....
by soviet
Thu May 02, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

I don't seem to understand, i need to configure something on the cmos or a need the driver disk for something or the drive should be auto detected ? i have tested 3 different vintage 2.5 disk drives 40 meg and 60 meg working drives they spin up i can hear them but the same happens like when i use th...
by soviet
Wed May 01, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

Have tested the red dual adapter on my amiga 500 and it works and detect the compact flash cards so i know the adapter is ok. The dual compact flash adapter is powered the "power red led" turns on like in the picture https://i.ibb.co/6cKsP2G/IMG-20190501-185026.jpg Have run the *STATUS com...
by soviet
Wed May 01, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

Re: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

Yes i have contacted the seller on ebay to ask if possible to get the software. Thanks for the download link the problem is that is not a disk image, and how i can copy this files to the acorn using only a floppy drive. The adaptor should be connected correctly aligned pin 1 on it and the controller...
by soviet
Wed May 01, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help
Replies: 17
Views: 1827

hi purchased an a3000 ide drive and need help

Hi guys, i am not very familiar to the acorn Arquimides a3000. Purchased one nice and working some time ago, but noticed that having no hard drive was no fun so got one of this: https://www.ebay.ie/itm/NEW-Acorn-A3000-A3010-A3020-A4000-IDE-Mini-Podule/173404212927?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_...
by soviet
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Blinged up BBCs
Replies: 60
Views: 4990

Re: Blinged up BBCs

The memotech computer look very cool, but only a small amount of manufacturers embraced adding some color to the computers.
The Japanese have very cool units in other colors.
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by soviet
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Getting started with Exile...
Replies: 21
Views: 1967

Re: Getting started with Exile...

Thanks for the reference card, its a cool game one thing that it's rarely seen on games is the ability to move the screen using the cursor keys. Still stuck on the planet surface, and i see no way on how to open the door found some kind of item in the right of the screen where the damn bird is, but ...
by soviet
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Getting started with Exile...
Replies: 21
Views: 1967

Re: Getting started with Exile...

Also have started playing for the first time tested first the amiga version, but find the bbc micro one superior. one thing that surprised me is that the game use more keys than a flight simulator. First thing i done is print an screenshot of the first screen that have the key reference, now got sex...
by soviet
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Stunt Racer 2000 frame rate
Replies: 19
Views: 3792

Re: Stunt Racer 2000 frame rate

someone knows where i can download this game :D
by soviet
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

Re: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?

Yes i understand if there's a copyright work.
Will wait it out until the IDE controller i purchased arrive and will try the ADFFS version seem its going to be a much easier job.
by soviet
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

Re: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?

so there's no know good copys of wolfestein.
i like to play the game :cry:

I have downloaded the TOSEC collection from archive.org, only got working a couple of games from like 10 different ones i written the floppy's.
by soviet
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

Re: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?

i was able to get star-fighter 3000 to work and looks amazing on the a3000.
but other games don't load got errors, for example wolfestein disk 1 and 2 work but disk 3 goes the directory error no mater what i try.
there's anyplace that i can get known good images ?.
by soviet
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

Re: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?

Thanks for the tips will try this settings.
by soviet
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: 32-bit acorn software: other
Topic: How to write disk images for the A3000 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

How to write disk images for the A3000 ?

Hi finally got an Arquimides A3000 computer, works great have risc os 3.11. Done the a rgb-scart cable good picture on the TV, now i have a problem. I used omniflop to write images for my bbc master fine and dandy :D. But now i don't seem to be able to write images correctly for the A3000. Currently...
by soviet
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: 32-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Should i get an A3000 or a RISCPC ?
Replies: 36
Views: 3084

Re: Should i get an A3000 or a RISCPC ?

But ended up winning an auction in uk for a a3000 4 megs ram that have the battery redone having pictures from the inside and is tested and seem to be en very good condition including mouse for a great price 160 GBP :D Congratulations! Sounds like a nice machine :) I think it's a nice machine - I'm...

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