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by flibble
Wed May 10, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: software
Topic: 4.39 ROM for RPCEMU from CD
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: 4.39 ROM for RPCEMU from CD

I don't know if the 4.39 ROM is compressed at all. If it's exactly 4MB or 6MB already it's not compressed, else it'll be 21 bytes again.
by flibble
Mon May 08, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: general
Topic: 4corn update 08/05/2017 - 22 more manuals
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

4corn update 08/05/2017 - 22 more manuals

Clearing more of the backlog of scanning, 22 more manuals uploaded to

http://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/docs/

Now includes RISC OS 3 PRMs
by flibble
Sat May 06, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread
Replies: 119
Views: 14041

Re: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread

lurkio wrote:
flibble wrote:
???? Whispy Wood Resource cant find it!
Me either.
It's this one:
:idea:
OK, that is SW99
by flibble
Sat May 06, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread
Replies: 119
Views: 14041

Re: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread

Here are some of the remaing box numbers for things (using the backend DB to look them up) ???? CH36591 Bee Beater Sulis Cassette Bea Beater SW156 ???? CH39076 Butterflies / Putting Unknown EDUCATIONAL Cassette ???? CH39092 Cinderella Selective Cassette Dunno, no location listed ???? CH39091 Doom Ru...
by flibble
Sat May 06, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread
Replies: 119
Views: 14041

Re: The Cambridge ABug software hacking/archiving thread

I'm going to bring my USB cassette recorder, that can do tapes to WAV. Converting that to .TAP is left as an exercise for the more knowledgeable :D
by flibble
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Request: Rep Inf Cover Art
Replies: 6
Views: 1132

Re: Request: Rep Inf Cover Art

I dunno if it helps, but here is your original picture with a few levels tweaked to increase contrast and the background made full white.
20170315-PRODPIC-40637.jpg
by flibble
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: general
Topic: 4corn update 03/03/2017 - 500 Acorn related company brochure/flyer scans from 1980s Acorn shows
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: 4corn update 03/03/2017 - 500 Acorn related company brochure/flyer scans from 1980s Acorn shows

A quick update, the extra 2 shows worth are now online at the original URL

http://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/showpdfs/

The new ones are the first two shows.
by flibble
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Unreleased games
Replies: 45
Views: 4597

Re: Unreleased games

Karma II (?) This probably refers to 'Karma' the complete game as opposed to the released 'flight trainer' version. Project stopped due to death of one of the programmers. Spitfire Fury (Fourth Dimension) - turned into Birds of War Nope, two separate games. Spitfire Fury is another game by Andrew H...
by flibble
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: general
Topic: 4corn update 03/03/2017 - 500 Acorn related company brochure/flyer scans from 1980s Acorn shows
Replies: 7
Views: 766

4corn update 03/03/2017 - 500 Acorn related company brochure/flyer scans from 1980s Acorn shows

Another part of the massive pile of scanning from a former Acorn dealer, via Dave M.

These are a collection of flyers and brochures from Acorn shows in the 80s. The chap seemed to have gone to each stand and picked up the leaflets from each.

http://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/showpdfs/
by flibble
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: software
Topic: RISC iX Upgrades
Replies: 3
Views: 812

Re: RISC iX Upgrades

Are they the same items that used to be on the Acorn FTP site? See here for a mirror

http://www.4corn.co.uk/aview.php?sPath=/acornftp/riscix
by flibble
Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)
Replies: 130
Views: 17396

Re: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)

Prime wrote:Phill HS :) But no probs glad to be of assistance.
Oops, it seems I need to phill in my address book.
by flibble
Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)
Replies: 130
Views: 17396

Re: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)

I had a great time over the weekend and got a lot done! pico, md5sum, sha256sum, mini_httpd, lua, angband compiled up for Risc iX My A4 keyboard works again with assistance from Phil M I had a go at writing a program using the BBC Graphics Extension Rom sprite plotting routines, it works! Many thank...
by flibble
Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: emulators
Topic: RPCEmu (Windows) - Graphical Problems on Some GPUs with RISC OS 4 and 6
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Re: RPCEmu (Windows) - Graphical Problems on Some GPUs with RISC OS 4 and 6

In theory these bugs have been fixed, which version of RPCEmu are you running? And which repository are you building it from?
by flibble
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG (FULL) & Acorn World event at CCfCH
Replies: 190
Views: 23910

Re: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG & Acorn World event at CCfCH

Well, I'll put me name down for this again. Last time was excellent.
by flibble
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: emulators
Topic: RPC EMU lots of questions!
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Re: RPC EMU lots of questions!

I recommend you use this tutorial written by one of the maintainers of RPCEmu [1]. It matches your setup well, RISC OS 3 on Windows. http://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/rpcemu371win/ [1] Disclaimer, that would be me. Answers to your questions inline below, Hi there. I apologise in advance for lots of qu...
by flibble
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: The Ideal Day To Day RiscOS Setup
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Re: The Ideal Day To Day RiscOS Setup

'Current' RISC OS is a minefield of software compatibility, if spending a lot on a machine research whether the software you want exists, costs, runs on your chosen hardware and does what you want. But in general RISC OS software is at least a decade or more behind in features of what you'd expect i...
by flibble
Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Graphical problems on Arya
Replies: 11
Views: 1267

Re: Graphical problems on Arya

I'm trying to play Arya: The Dragon's Quest from Skullsoft, but can't get the graphics to look right except for the text. I'm running it on RPCEmu/Arculator, but I don't think it's related to emulation and most likely the game requires a specific mode, but I can't find any reference to it. Is there...
by flibble
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Pcb board making
Replies: 30
Views: 3970

Re: Pcb board making

All the holes were drilled in the making of it.
by flibble
Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Pcb board making
Replies: 30
Views: 3970

Re: Pcb board making

I would like too make some pcb board for a project I have got how do I going about doing this from the software I would need and were too get the boards done. I'm certainly not the most experienced person on here who's done this, I've made one board! http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f...
by flibble
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: general
Topic: 4corn update 05/11/2016 - 70 Acorn Brochures
Replies: 3
Views: 587

4corn update 05/11/2016 - 70 Acorn Brochures

Part of a massive pile of scanning from a former Acorn dealer, via Dave M.

Quite a few of these are 'new' and haven't been on Chris's Acorns before.

http://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/brochures/
by flibble
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: RPCEmu 0.8.15
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

RPCEmu 0.8.15

A new version of RPCEmu is available, 0.8.15 http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ * All Platforms - Issue with 8MB VRAM being less stable has been resolved, code is now correctly allowed in the 2-8MB area. - ARM SWP instruction correctly handles unaligned access. - Enhancements to TLB to correctly flush c...
by flibble
Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: The ElectronPi
Replies: 19
Views: 2979

Re: The ElectronPi

OK, so IMHO it's not RiscOS that has problems with USB devices but the USB keyboard implementations are different. Is that right? Yeah, RISC OS has a problem with *some* USB devices, including the one on the arduino, where it's what's known as a composite device (multiple different devices combined...
by flibble
Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: The ElectronPi
Replies: 19
Views: 2979

Re: The ElectronPi

I don't get it .... Flaxcottage has RiscOS Pico running with USB. Is there a difference between the two RiscOS versions in handling USB devices? We use different USB devices for converting the Electron key matrix to a USB keyboard. Flaxcottage uses the Tynemouth Software board, costing 42 quid, I u...
by flibble
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: The ElectronPi
Replies: 19
Views: 2979

Re: The ElectronPi

I thought I'd post a little update, I've had quite a lot of success with using an Arduiono Leonardo to do the the conversion from electron matrix to USB. I took it to my local Raspberry Jam on Sunday and it survived being poked and prodded by the public. Many games of Arcadians were played :) I hope...
by flibble
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: general
Topic: How many people had a BBC Master at home?
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

Re: How many people had a BBC Master at home?

I had one at home, parents bought it in 1990 ish.
by flibble
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: RISC OS (+ABug) London Show / Sat 29th Oct 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4426

Re: RISC OS (+ABug) London Show / Sat 29th Oct 2016

lazarusr wrote:Bryan, I am still very much up for this as previously discussed.
Don't worry you're pencilled^Wpenned in already :D
by flibble
Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: general
Topic: Any mouse-driven GUI's for the BBC B?
Replies: 34
Views: 3555

Re: Any mouse-driven GUI's for the BBC B?

I found this picture of AMX Desk from an advert, did it look this good in real life? (proportionally spaced font?)
amxdesk.jpg
by flibble
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)
Replies: 130
Views: 17396

Re: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)

sixxdog_uk wrote:
flibble wrote:I'm going to sign up for this one. I know the place cos my parents live 4 miles away, so with free accommodation from them I can't really say no :D

Great stuff , what days are you planning on attending ?
I should be able to do all.
by flibble
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: The ElectronPi
Replies: 19
Views: 2979

Re: The ElectronPi

Ooooh, you beat me to it :D

I have an arduino leonardo on the the way to do the electron keyboard to usb keyboard mapping.
by flibble
Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:27 am
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)
Replies: 130
Views: 17396

Re: ABug EAST MIDLANDS 27-29 January 2017 (Leicestershire)

I'm going to sign up for this one. I know the place cos my parents live 4 miles away, so with free accommodation from them I can't really say no :D