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by aerworuld
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Pegasus, New AP5 and New AP3/4 Painted Metal case
Replies: 28
Views: 2966

Re: Pegasus, New AP5 and New AP3/4 Painted Metal case

Hi Mr H, I would certainly like a case for my AP5 please
by aerworuld
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Electron GoSDC *SOLD*
Replies: 8
Views: 1211

Re: FS: Electron GoSDC

daveejhitchins wrote:Is it an MBE or UNI version, Stuart?

Dave H :D
I can't remember which version we bought, it was a while back now and it's barely been used.... But it was only for the Electron we bought it for, so I'm guessing MBE
by aerworuld
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Electron GoSDC *SOLD*
Replies: 8
Views: 1211

FS: Electron GoSDC *SOLD*

Selling on behalf of my son,
his GoSDC, it has a 128mb sd card and the 'Elk2' interface to allow connection to the Electron's expansion port.

Would like £25 + postage.
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Is now sold. Many thanks.
by aerworuld
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: general
Topic: Electron EBBS
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Electron EBBS

Elminster wrote:By the time you get it all working you probably could have written it from scratch :twisted:
Hah, yeah, it's easy to go off an idea :roll:
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Electron EBBS
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Electron EBBS

^^^^ excellent work sir! I will run this tomorrow and see what occurs ;-) I will need to dig out my Mode 7 emulator ROM by the look of it... There was another piece of software called EBBS on the Beeb, different to the conversation to the Electron of OBBS that was also named EBBS..... how confunfudd...
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Electron EBBS
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Electron EBBS

DutchAcorn wrote:Are you still looking for EBBS system software? I found some floppies marked EBBS, but they seem to be formatted using a high density format so it would take some effort to actually read them (if you are now sorted I won't bother).
I am indeed still in need!
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Arcade BBS

aerworuld wrote:
danielj wrote:Either is fine. I had a bit of a rummage this morning and couldn't find the obbs disk images. Might be worth asking Jon again?

d.
new thread begun here.

Definitely! I will do another search too.

Right, found the OBBS from Jon in our original PM's, Now attached to the EBBS thread.
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Electron EBBS
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Re: Electron EBBS

IMG_20170618_173733.jpg Here's a piccy of the EBBS ROM running on my Elk. Doesn't seem to do much without the accompanying software. I guess if you had one of the ethernet/wifi solutions a rediscovered board could be updated to run both serial dialup and internet telnet access. Then the people with...
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Red Squirrel BBS
Replies: 13
Views: 2940

Re: Red Squirrel BBS

Hmm, maybe we need to start off a donation pool of usable modems if we're gonna be rocking the BBS one day :D I have one spare Nightingale modem here, should it be needed by anyone ;-) Ok, I have started a fresh, new thread dedicated to the re-working/creating of EBBS software for the Elk as that i...
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Arcade BBS

danielj wrote:Either is fine. I had a bit of a rummage this morning and couldn't find the obbs disk images. Might be worth asking Jon again?

d.
new thread begun here.

Definitely! I will do another search too.
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Electron EBBS
Replies: 10
Views: 1089

Electron EBBS

Over the years, I have a ragged-bagged bunch of threads with my dribblings about hosting a BBS on my Acorn Electron . I have amassed the necessary hardware since i began the cry-baby whining on here: PACE RS423 i/f \:D/ PACE Nightingale Modem Electron MRB (64k mode) 2xfloppy DFS drives the ability t...
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Arcade BBS

I will find the old thread and upload the EBBS rom image that I have... No idea where the OBBS are but I found them somewhere online! Will hunt :-)

Or should I start a new thread?
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Arcade BBS

At the moment I've got the EBBS rom and that's it. I did have the OBBS floppy images but they were on an old laptop that died. I need to find those links again ;-)
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Anyone developing Tube enhanced software?
Replies: 62
Views: 4368

Re: Anyone developing Tube enhanced software?

I've been wondering about CoPro... I've got the Slogger MRB for Elk which speeds up most games nicely: would it be worthwhile to get CoPro in my setup, for example? The only game I know released for it was the Elite CoPro version. Cool avatar, Lardo 8) if you're into Fallout, check out my RobCo turr...
by aerworuld
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Arcade BBS

Hi, Stuart. Is this the Acorn BBS "server" you've been looking for? Or a BBS client so that you can access boards? I wonder every now and then how your quest is going! :D Hey Richard, good of you to ask! I'm equipped now with RS423 and Commstar, so I have everything I need to dial out and connect t...
by aerworuld
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Huge bundle of goodies to go through
Replies: 14
Views: 1902

Re: Huge bundle of goodies to go through

SimonSideburns wrote:Tried the floppy drives again and they appear to be working fine so far (touch wood).
Keep going in that groove! Good luck 8)
by aerworuld
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Huge bundle of goodies to go through
Replies: 14
Views: 1902

Re: Huge bundle of goodies to go through

Thank you for cataloguing this so far Simon. What a tremendously diverse collection... I bet it could tell some tales!
by aerworuld
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: general
Topic: myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,

for anyone interested, i've uploaded another Elkshow to Demozoo . Don't forget, the primary release format for these is floppy, so if you would like a free disc (just cover postage) then please let me know. Although they're in the BBC Micro category and tagged 'Acorn Electron', they are, naturally, ...
by aerworuld
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 32508

Re: How do you save a screen

Then, once the slideshow is released, put it on Demozoo 8)
by aerworuld
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design
Replies: 292
Views: 26906

Re: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design

daveejhitchins wrote:I now have a good idea of the AP5 price, as follows:

Kit, no case, = £23.00 -- This will have the CPLD fitted and programmed, unless you specify that you'd like to do this yourself, saving you £2.00 . . .
Built, no case, = £31.00

Case price to follow . . .

Dave H :D
8) 8) =D>
by aerworuld
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Arcade BBS
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Arcade BBS

Fancied a bit of BBSing on the Elk this evening.... Arcade BBS for all your Acorn BBS needs ;-)

Got booted just after this, will try again...
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by aerworuld
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: AP5, come alive! (in a 'Catweazle' voice)
Replies: 3
Views: 798

AP5, come alive! (in a 'Catweazle' voice)

I have to say I am very excited that Mr H's rebirth of the AP5 for the Elk is close to release. What do folks plan to do to put theirs to use, once they receive them? I'm going to give this a go: (from the AP5 review, EU) Another project that uses the 1MHz bus was the very successful sound sampler f...
by aerworuld
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design
Replies: 292
Views: 26906

Re: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design

Hi Dave, not sure if i'm still on the list for one of these beauties; i haven't been on much of late ;-) If not, please could you put me down for one built once they're complete? (Cased, if that does become an option) Excellent work sir; the Elk continues to love you greatly, all these years on ;-) ...
by aerworuld
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: general
Topic: myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,

paradroid90 wrote:Thanks Stu :-) Just downloaded a couple of files now :-)

my pleasure! enjoy 8)
by aerworuld
Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: general
Topic: myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,
Replies: 3
Views: 718

myAcornElectron, Demozoo, etc.,

hey all! Just wanted to drop by and say ey'up and let you know there'a a bunch of new Elk stuff for you to download and enjoy at myAcornElectron... I keep churning the stuff out haha. Also, I've been updating the Demozoo entries for the stuff that I'm doing that I feel falls into the 'demo' category...
by aerworuld
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Magic Mushroom screens
Replies: 5
Views: 2921

Re: Magic Mushroom screens

Here's the level I did on MM for the RGDS podcast a while back...
by aerworuld
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 32508

Re: How do you save a screen

This artwork is beautiful! =D> =D> =D>
by aerworuld
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: general
Topic: The BBC Micro In Pixels
Replies: 20
Views: 3033

Re: The BBC Micro In Pixels

I'd be up for that, especially if there's a good dollop of Elk content in there ;-)
by aerworuld
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: The Darkness of Raven Wood
Replies: 68
Views: 9385

Re: The Darkness of Raven Wood

This looks incredible! Can't wait to try it out when I get a mo 8) Try this version of the disc image -- it's more compatible with a number of different hardware setups (BBC B/Master/Elk/GoSDC/TurboMMC/Datacentre/etc.), as well as emulators: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8he47tal8fzpjza/RWOOD-1B00-newN...
by aerworuld
Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: The Darkness of Raven Wood
Replies: 68
Views: 9385

Re: The Darkness of Raven Wood

This looks incredible! Can't wait to try it out when I get a mo 8)