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by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Sat Jul 15, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Two page article on BBC BASIC in PC PRO September 2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Two page article on BBC BASIC in PC PRO September 2006

Anyone else seen this. It looks a bit muddled to me.
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:07 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: BBC A3000 Promotional Video
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

Bad Luck Electron

The industrys nuts, There is such a short window to get the product to market with the Electron at least it seemed like bad luck they couldn't get them to market. Wasn't the main problem Ferranti delaying the ULA? Customers would just buy a Spectrum or an Amstrad instead.
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Trivia: What will this program do?
Replies: 31
Views: 9132

cool, cheers :) Now I need to find a forum for when people pull out C++ conundrums of this vein at job interviews along the lines of explains what wrong with this simple statement, etc !
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Discuss: What is the Best 8-bit Magazine Type-In Game Ever?
Replies: 58
Views: 17122

Let me know if anyone tries this. For a long listing it felt somewhat dissapointing (There seemed to be a bit of repetition in the code) so didn't play all the way through. Anyone play those Microuser adventures:- Kingdom of Craal Necromancer Were there any others? http://www.thefatguy.co.uk/bbcgame...
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Trivia: What will this program do?
Replies: 31
Views: 9132

Tried it with ?&70 instead of ?-1 :- http://www.thefatguy.co.uk/bbcgames/POKE3.png <Annoying Wesley Crusher Mode> Can we sum up what is happenning behind the scenes in the BASIC interpreter? I understand that the stack can get upset but how is the program area getting trashed? </wesley> http://www.t...
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Trivia: What will this program do?
Replies: 31
Views: 9132

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by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Tue Jul 11, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Discuss: What is the Best 8-bit Magazine Type-In Game Ever?
Replies: 58
Views: 17122

I have the type in adventure "Trouble in Paradise" from this book:-

TroubleInParadise.zip
(The .ssd is zipped up along with an html copy of the listing and some clues etc)

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by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Mon Jun 26, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: BBC Game ID: Coffee Shop Management Sim.
Replies: 6
Views: 4096

Do you remember another Anita Straker game called "Eureka"

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by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Coding Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

Coding Discussion

Just joined the group. Been reading with interest the talk about the Nightshade encryption. Having been looking through the code of old games I've seem some neat ideas used. Would it be of interest to start up a discussion of such things? Shall I just post some excerpts and explanations and see if t...
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Mon Jun 26, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Twin Kingdom Valley Remake?
Replies: 39
Views: 11688

*** FULL SOLUTION *** (Updated by Luke Wilson) Twin Kingdom Valley (Bug-Byte) ------------------------------ The C64 version has some extra rooms, There is a grating from the spiral staircase that takes you to a hut in the mountains. This is where you get a silver dagger to give to the witch in the ...
by b_b_c_m_i_c_r_o_2
Sun Jun 25, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Twin Kingdom Valley Remake?
Replies: 39
Views: 11688

In the Commodore 64 version there are some dunes near Watersmeet and another cabin high in the mountains that you have to go to. Not to mention the magic dagger.

I'll put up a BBC walkthrough tomorrow.