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by angus
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: GAMES
Topic: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1078

Re: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017

I have entered for the last six years or so...but seem low on inspiration. After Washing Machine Simulator, Parking Meter Simulator and Slow Cooker Simulator (plus branching out into a sports sim a few years ago) I am not sure where to head next.
by angus
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: saving file as .p
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

Re: saving file as .p

Many thanks for the link. I am still having trouble taking as a .p could someone explain it more clearly?
by angus
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: saving file as .p
Replies: 12
Views: 1385

Re: saving file as .p

I'm still struggling to get a program from Eighty One into the .P format

Could someone further explain the steps mentioned above? I can't find a version of Eighty One later than 1.0a and it doesn't have any ZXPand support.
by angus
Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: 2014 ZX81 Game Compilation SD Card
Replies: 7
Views: 614

Re: 2014 ZX81 Game Compilation SD Card

Depending on cost, I would strongly consider buying it.
by angus
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: My ZX81 on YouTube
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: My ZX81 on YouTube

I've had various difficulties getting my two Zeddies to communicate adequately with my flat TV. My Issue 2 Spectrum is perfect via the UHF input, barring a bit of frequency drift as it warms up which is to be expected. In the end, my mum donated a cheap "Wharfedale" branded LCD TV/DCD combo unit bec...
by angus
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Sinclair reliability
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Sinclair reliability

In the last two months I have "killed" four modern computers. My Samsung P510 laptop - screen has died. My new (August 2012) quad core desktop PC - memory fried My work desktop PC - PSU died My work webmate - memory errors. Although my work PC has been fixed due to the excellent and rapid efforts of...
by angus
Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Another mystery .WAV from a tape
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

Re: Another mystery .WAV from a tape

That makes perfect sense. The tape has my scrawl on it "ZX81 16K G, N, D, J, C, P

Which would be the loading names for each program.
by angus
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: GAMES
Topic: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem
Replies: 17
Views: 3039

Re: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem

I took a can opener to the Zeddy and it seems to be working again....yay more Mayhem!
by angus
Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem
Replies: 17
Views: 3039

Re: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem

Bought the download today and have played enough to get 15 points....it's a lovely game, very fast....and I seem to have broken the keyboard membrane on one of my Zeddys playing it !
by angus
Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem
Replies: 17
Views: 3039

Re: [NEW ZX81 GAME RELEASE] Mayhem

Bought the download today and have played enough to get 15 points....it's a lovely game, very fast....and I seem to have broken the keyboard membrane on one of my Zeddys playing it !