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uef tape images wanted.

Post by Michael Brown » Thu May 29, 2014 2:14 pm

Does anyone have uef tape images of the following titles they can please post here?

A Maze in Space from Opus,
April Showers from Bevan,
Games Galore 1 compilation from Computer Concepts,
Classic Arcade Games compilation from The Micro User,
Caterpillar from IJK,
Shark Attack from Romik (Loading screen required),
Pharaoh's Curse from H.Soft,
Bozo and Beebo from BPSoft,
Aabatron and One Last Game from Bevan,
Scamble and Crazy Caves from Swift,
3D Tanx from Dk'tronics,
Jouster from Westsoft
and
Tutankhamun's Revenge from Bug-Byte.

thanks,
Mick.

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Post by odin » Thu May 29, 2014 4:18 pm

I have "Ten of The Best Games" from The Micro User (1988) if that's any help?

It contains:

1. Dino
2. Diamond Quest
3. Fruit Machine
4. Maltese Cross
5. Othello
6. Witch Hunt
7. Soccer Manager
8. Hunckie Egg
9. Stellar Rescue
10. Karate Warrior

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Post by Arcadian » Thu May 29, 2014 6:08 pm

Michael Brown wrote:Does anyone have uef tape images of the following titles they can please post here?
...
Tutankhamun's Revenge from Bug-Byte.
Disc-only release.
For a "Complete BBC Games Archive" visit www.bbcmicro.co.uk

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Post by Michael Brown » Thu May 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Hi Odin,
It was just the Classic Arcade Games tape I wanted because I wanted to see if there are any different loaders from the disc versions.

Hi Arcadian,
Thanks for the info on Tutankhamun's Revenge.
Again, just wanted to see if there was a tape version and if it had anything different about it.
Can strike that one off the list!

regards,
Mick.

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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:35 pm

A Maze In Space by OPUS on eBay now, : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Amaze-in-Spac ... 258fd98093
And from the INSTRUCTIONS WANTED thread, CRAZY PAINTER : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Crazy-Painter ... 258fd82467

Who's gonna bid? :D

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Post by richardtoohey » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:18 pm

You mean you haven't done it yet? :lol:

Go for it, young man.

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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:42 pm

ok - 6 days and 20 hours to go........ :roll:

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Post by Arcadian » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:26 pm

It's ok I don't mind bidding for Crazy Painter (as it's different to the one I already have). Have just stuck an initial bid in ...
For a "Complete BBC Games Archive" visit www.bbcmicro.co.uk

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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:29 pm

OK Dave - That one is on you then 8)
I will concentrate on the OPUS one.


**EDIT** - Does that mean you DO have the OPUS one? :D


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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:46 pm

Arcadian got Crazy Painter and I got Maze in Space.
Images coming soon..... 8)

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Post by leenew » Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:25 pm

Michael Brown wrote:Hi Odin,
It was just the Classic Arcade Games tape I wanted because I wanted to see if there are any different loaders from the disc versions.
Regards,
Mick.

eBay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/bbc-micro-mod ... 3ce2eca7f7

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Post by CMcDougall » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:52 pm

Michael Brown wrote:A Maze in Space from Opus
it's a fail from me :cry: only recorded on one side :shock:
but the files are:
aMazeInSpaceTAPE.png
index
and the files I could get off it are on a SSD below

might try loading it direct to beeb, but it sounds very bad.....
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aMazeInSpaceTAPEssd.zip
ssd
(4.03 KiB) Downloaded 90 times
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Post by leenew » Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:39 pm

I wonder if the data recovery that Kees and Hoglet did with some of the Atom stuff could be used here?
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Post by CMcDougall » Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:13 am

^I *think* that was only for 300baud tapes, so 1200baud tapes would have 4x the amount of 'junk' to fix, and more error prone.

Plus the files on the .SSD are the same names, BUT, tape says press Escape to skip Instructions/music, SSD asks Y/N to skip Instructions

PS the other tape Tank Attack-GEM83 was exactly the same as in STH archive, and worked both sides :roll:

here's the info on it, if Mick does not already have it:
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Post by hoglet » Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:07 am

leenew wrote:I wonder if the data recovery that Kees and Hoglet did with some of the Atom stuff could be used here?
Lee.
The code doesn't currently support 1200 Baud, but it's a possibility.

The other difference is the header format, but the details are here:
http://beebwiki.mdfs.net/Acorn_cassette_format

The Beeb CRC is a proper 16 bit CRC, so the possibility of false positives during decode are much less than with the Atom 8 bit Checksum.

If you could upload a WAV file somewhere, I'd give it a go at some point.

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Post by hoglet » Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:20 am

This game (A Maze in Space) looks quite good:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nSeR-ci5jk

There is a version of it in the STH collection (Disk 11):
http://www.stairwaytohell.com/bbc/index ... collection
http://www.stairwaytohell.com/bbc/sthco ... NO1_r1.zip

And another version from a dodgy "ROMs" site:
AMazeInSpace.zip
(11.95 KiB) Downloaded 81 times
This works in BeebEm

Apologies if this thread was specifically about rescuing the Tape version, but I would have thought the game would be pretty much the same....

EDIT: I would expect MZINTRO and MZASM to be the same in both versions, as SETPGE sets page to &1900.

EDIT2: Actually, not a dodgy site, as it's owned by a member on here (gazstone):
http://gazstone.com/downloads.aspx?path ... mages/Disk

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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:27 am

Hi Dave,
Thanks for the info.
It's up to Mick Brown really.
He wanted the original tape to check if the archived version was complete.
Mick, if you need any further investigating doing on the MZINTRO and MZASM files then let us (Dave!) know.
Cheers.
Lee.

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Post by leenew » Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:30 am

In fact, I think it would be great to have this tool in existence for any future tapes that we have trouble with, so if you could knock something together that would be excellent :D
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Post by Michael Brown » Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:32 pm

Hi Lee,
Yes your're right, I just needed to see all the files for A Maze In Space to make sure everything was included in the disc version and that no parts of any instructions/loaders were missing.

The game has many files which got condensed down into fewer larger ones in order to fit onto a games disc with 17 other games with a 31 filename catalog.

regards,
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Post by CMcDougall » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:58 pm

me wrote:the files I could get off it are on a SSD below
had a spare few hours to myself, and a combination of everything I usually try, plus more tricks :roll: , and eventually got ALL the tape files! \:D/

now all you have to do is, put them all back to .UEF (I can do, but had enough for one night :lol: )

this would of been an easy tape to disc transfer BITD, as the SSD works, so Shift-Break to go!
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Post by leenew » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:29 am

Well done Col =D>
I forgot to post "Towntest" today :roll:
I will get it in the post tomorrow.
Also, I have no idea where "British Isles Quiz" is??
It should have arrived with either you or me by now but I have had no sign of it :?
Maybe tomorrow....
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Post by CMcDougall » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:01 pm

leenew wrote:have no idea where "British Isles Quiz" is??.
hi Lee, that appeared at my door at lunchtime =D>
may have time tonight to try/test :wink:
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Post by leenew » Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:20 pm

Mick,
Do you still need the Micro User classic Arcade games tape?
There's one on eBay now...

Also by Micro user "9 classic card and board games" is the disc version archived? As I have just found it in a pile of stuff?...

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Post by Michael Brown » Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:44 am

Hi Lee,
Just need to check Classic Arcade Games tape to see if there is any difference/extras than the disc hack, but please don't spend too much money on it as it is not that important unless you want col to uef it for the archieve.

regards,
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Post by leenew » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:11 pm

UEF Here Mick: http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewto ... =32&t=8521
Instructions Here:
arcade.jpg
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Post by Michael Brown » Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:26 am

As of Easter 2015,
Does anyone have uef tape images of the following titles they can please post here?

April Showers from Bevan,
Skyhawk and Sorcery from Pace,
Rubik Cube from Computer Concepts,
Space Invaders from Pro,
Games Galore 1 compilation from Computer Concepts,
Caterpillar from IJK,
Shark Attack from Romik (Loading screen required),
Pharaoh's Curse from H.Soft,
Bozo and Beebo from BPSoft,
Aabatron and One Last Game from Bevan,
Scramble, Diamonds and Crazy Caves from Swift,
3D Tanx from Dk'tronics,
Jouster from Westsoft,
Ballooning from JNB,
Bridgehead from Pavilion,
Star Hawks from Orion,
The Saint from Oak-soft
and
Tutankhamun's Revenge (if ever on tape) from Bug-Byte.

thanks,
Mick.

PS This is just so I can compare and check that all data and files have been transferred to disc.

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Post by Michael Brown » Sun May 06, 2018 8:14 am

As of May 2018...

Does anyone have uef tape images of the following titles they can please post here?

April Showers from Bevan,
Skyhawk and Sorcery from Pace,
Rubik Cube from Computer Concepts,
Space Invaders from Pro,
Games Galore 1 compilation from Computer Concepts,
Caterpillar from IJK,
Shark Attack from Romik (BBC Loading screen required),
Pharaoh's Curse from H.Soft,
Bozo and Beebo from BPSoft,
Aabatron and One Last Game from Bevan,
Scramble, Diamonds and Crazy Caves from Swift,
3D Tanx from Dk'tronics,
Jouster from Westsoft,
Ballooning from JNB,
Bridgehead from Pavilion,
Star Hawks from Orion,
The Saint from Oak-soft
and
Gondor from Doctor Soft.

Regards,
Mick.

PS. This is just to check that I have all the correct files and data for these games.

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