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by topcat96
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Zarch Impact poster scan or original
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: Zarch Impact poster scan or original

trixster wrote:Goodness me, those impact poster look amazing. I have a framed print of the elite one but I'd love to get a zarch one and a codename droid one. If prints could be found then I'd love to get a copy!
Codename Droid (best one found so far) ... plus one of my fav posters - Wizadore
by topcat96
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: The Cascade 50 cassette
Replies: 44
Views: 3593

Re: The Cascade 50 cassette

sweh wrote:So which of these goes forward to the next high score challenge?
Any of those which state "faulty, may fix in 2018" by their names? :lol:
by topcat96
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Happy holidays!
Replies: 12
Views: 1121

Happy holidays!

by topcat96
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans
Replies: 11
Views: 2654

Re: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans

mez wrote:Does anyone know who the artist was, and is that a signature under the Cobra (appears clearer on mine) ?
Artist of the original cover artwork is Philip Castle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Castle
by topcat96
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: 5.25 disk sleeves
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: 5.25 disk sleeves

One template coming right up!

docx version is for MS Word and allows you to edit the text plus has the care instructions as per the pic ... no, it's the right way up - you'll see :)
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by topcat96
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans
Replies: 11
Views: 2654

Re: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans

And finally ...
by topcat96
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans
Replies: 11
Views: 2654

Re: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans

And I came across this B&W scan on my travels ...
by topcat96
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans
Replies: 11
Views: 2654

Re: Wanted - high quality game-poster scans

mez wrote:If anyone's interested, this is the best quality image I have found so far.
Elite poster in a whopping 1920 x 2722 resolution ..!
by topcat96
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Zarch Impact poster scan or original
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: Zarch Impact poster scan or original

Just checked my poster collection but not found a Zarch one (pretty sure I remember having a poster of the game though) ... Did however find my original A4 posters of Superior Software's Thrust and Spellbinder plus an A3 poster of US GOLD's B.C. II Grog's Revenge which states BBC on it (never releas...
by topcat96
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOL DESCRIPTION
Replies: 612
Views: 69051

Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

"When purchasing one of our USB flash drive/memory sticks please ensure that you have read and understand the following information.These memory sticks are a Quality product and have been professionally upgraded, as such the capacity of these memory sticks can vary and may not always have the full ...
by topcat96
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2778
Views: 260147

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

by topcat96
Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2933
Views: 264087

Re: LOLPRICE

Commie_User wrote:£68 opening bid!
That one looks a bit like an ex-school BBC I once brought for keyboard spares
by topcat96
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Quest to become ELITE!
Replies: 77
Views: 6703

Re: Quest to become ELITE!

Getting there ... slowly but surely! Real life keeps interfering with my quality game playing time #-o

Current Elite status is in my signature below.
by topcat96
Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted - Beeb to centronics printer cable
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Re: Wanted - Beeb to centronics printer cable

daveejhitchins wrote:If you haven't got one by the time I unpack everything, I have one spare . . . No holding breath, now [-X

Dave H :D
Thanks Dave :D
by topcat96
Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted - Beeb to centronics printer cable
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Wanted - Beeb to centronics printer cable

Anyone have one of these going spare?
by topcat96
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: BBC / ELK Dual Digital Joystick Adapter
Replies: 44
Views: 4425

Re: BBC / ELK Dual Digital Joystick Adapter

Interested. PM sent. :mrgreen:
by topcat96
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Commodore back in business (sort of)
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Re: Commodore back in business (sort of)

sweh wrote:given how popular they were, surely ebay would be flood with 'em!
Loads of them on Ebay UK ... I recently brought two C64c's and modded them both with reset buttons and installed JiffyDOS and an SD2iEC in one
by topcat96
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Commodore back in business (sort of)
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Re: Commodore back in business (sort of)

Have you seen this part of the advert? To make it a full computer, you need to add: Processor 6510 or 8500 Video chip 6569, 8565, 6567 or 8562 PLA chip 906114-01, SuperPLA or RealPLA SID chip 6581 or 8580 case keyboard 12V DC power supply metal side-bracket (if you want to use the breadbox-type case...
by topcat96
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Finding a genuine Sandisk 512MB card
Replies: 21
Views: 2568

Re: Finding a genuine Sandisk 512MB card

@DutchAcorn

Ever considered using an adaptor?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Unique-Micro-SD ... 1286345349

Image

That might be a way around your problem ...
by topcat96
Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Finding a genuine Sandisk 512MB card
Replies: 21
Views: 2568

Re: Finding a genuine Sandisk 512MB card

Best and extremely reliable website I use for memory cards etc is http://www.7dayshop.com
by topcat96
Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from my father's attic
Replies: 14
Views: 2528

Re: Hello from my father's attic

Ahhh a fellow attic dweller ... welcome!
by topcat96
Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC power supply fuse
Replies: 10
Views: 1475

Re: BBC power supply fuse

Image

:lol:
by topcat96
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 2270

Re: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted

Sent a PM to Bleeper 09/09/2016 but no reply so I guess the spare BBC B keyboard will go back into storage
by topcat96
Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 2270

Re: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted

bleeper wrote: Hi Top Cat,

The keyboard however if still available would be great as I have realised I do have some icky keys :cry:
Have sent you a PM
by topcat96
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Quest to become ELITE!
Replies: 77
Views: 6703

Re: Quest to become ELITE!

So trixter, Lardo Boffin and topcat96 - are you going to join in and post your progress here? And richardtoohey, surely this is the opportunity you've been waiting for! Drag yourself away from all that nicely paid work and spend some quality time with your beeb. :lol: I have an MMC, a 16 image RAM ...
by topcat96
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Quest to become ELITE!
Replies: 77
Views: 6703

Re: Quest to become ELITE!

I thought Thargoids no longer apeared after you completed the second mission. But it's a long time ago :? Looking at missions: I never played 2nd proc Elite bitd but there is a bit of a mystery concerning the missions. Does it have more missions than the BBC B version? And if so, what are they? So ...
by topcat96
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: Quest to become ELITE!
Replies: 77
Views: 6703

Re: Quest to become ELITE!

I once reached the rank of Deadly and then those blasted Thargoids came alone and pummelled my ship into interstellar dust :evil: :evil: :evil:

Now I have my matchbox co-pro on order, Tube Elite will once more grace my game playing hours :D

Elite ranking, here I come!
by topcat96
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 2270

Re: "rough texture" (issue 4 and earlier(?)) BBC case top wanted

I have a complete spare 'smooth' BBC B case here doing nothing if you've not found anything yet. No school marks or branding and the ashtray is intact. The only damage to it is a 6mm hole drilled out for an audio mod on the rear next to the econet hole. F-key strip is present, not too marked, will p...