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by angus
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Atlantis FOUND
Replies: 20
Views: 28520

Re: Atlantis FOUND

That is so amusing. I don't ever remember having a pirated copy of 3D Monster Maze. What I do remember is being the first "kid on the block" to own it And even more amusing, last weekend I found my original copy. After much perusing of adverts I chose Catacombs as my first 16K game and then 3D Monst...
by angus
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: newbie questions
Replies: 30
Views: 9671

Re: newbie questions

I've read that unlike on Speccy, ZX81 has some special circuitry that lowers the volume output, so it's probably normal that there's a very low output when saving to tape. I don't know if the Speccy lacks any volume circuitry, but the signal from the ZX81 is definitely lower. I remember "back in th...
by angus
Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Software
Topic: TEXT81 - ZX81 to PC text conversion!
Replies: 8
Views: 4766

Re: TEXT81 - ZX81 to PC text conversion!

I was thinking of writing something like this, but you've beaten me to it.

Maybe of little practical use but fun nonetheless to make files on the Zeddy which are read on the PC.
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames
Replies: 57
Views: 60623

Re: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames

Moggy wrote:Thats when the fun starts Angus :D
My ZXpand has arrived.....Rex lies in wait.

Not sure if I'll get a chance to try it out before Sunday afternoon but I shall do my utmost.
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames
Replies: 57
Views: 60623

Re: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames

Or are you suffering from RAM pack wobble?
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames
Replies: 57
Views: 60623

Re: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames

I think tape scrape could be very useful. I've been rummaging around in my mum's attic and found some old tapes with goodness knows what on them. Some are labelled "ZX81 collection" while others clearly have several Zeddy programs stored on them. But back OT, I shall definitely try the new 1K demo g...
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Spreading the Zeddy word
Replies: 8
Views: 2914

Re: Spreading the Zeddy word

I've also posted a handful of Zeddy vids to Youtube, something I shall do more of when time allows.

With the Zeddy's 30th anniversary last year and the Speccy achieving the same milestone later this year, the Sinclair computers will be in the headlines quite a bit.
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: newbie questions
Replies: 30
Views: 9671

Re: newbie questions

I'm still using occasionally using tapes. You should have signals from the 'mic' socket. Even when the computer is dormant there should be a low level hum. When you actually execute the SAVE command there should be anything from 20 seconds to 8 minutes of mid frequency activity. You might pick it up...
by angus
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames
Replies: 57
Views: 60623

Re: 1k Fight against cancer : the demogames

I should have a ZXpand very soon....then I shall try them :)
by angus
Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: The Forum is often dead
Replies: 10
Views: 3574

Re: The Forum is often dead

I just thought I would chip in and say I don't recall ever having significant problems accessing this forum since I found it in May 2011.

I generally access it between 06:00 and 22:00 GMT/BST, sometimes later on weekends from a variety of fixed and mobile devices.