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by stefano
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Othello (A.K.A. Reversi)
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Othello (A.K.A. Reversi)

The ARX mod variant is giving me some trouble. I had random stability problems, but after playing it for a while I have the impression that it is stable enough. To save enough memory to fit in 16K I'm using the ROM font with some shift&overlap trick to simulate the missing characters. OTHELLO_ARX16K...
by stefano
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Charlie's Red Ant - a ROM instruction that reads throughout memory
Replies: 22
Views: 825

Re: Charlie's Red Ant - a ROM instruction that reads throughout memory

I wonder if it was initially thought as a cheap refresh trick.. the zx81 is so unconventional !
by stefano
Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 639

Re: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017

This is my submission to the crap games compo.. how fast can you go ?
Kill your zx81 membrane with this addicting and relaxing software widget !
SPINNER.P
CSSCGC2017 - Spinner Simulator
(2.94 KiB) Downloaded 9 times
spinner.c
CSSCGC2017 - Spinner Simulator - C source
(5.12 KiB) Downloaded 5 times
by stefano
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Othello (A.K.A. Reversi)
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Othello (A.K.A. Reversi)

OTHELLO_WRX32K.P
Othello in WRX mode, 32K RAM, bigger font variant
(14.41 KiB) Downloaded 11 times
..no much to say, this variant for the WRX graphics looks slightly better than the one I posted long ago.
by stefano
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 639

Re: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017

I am tempted to do the same and post here a copy of mine as well..
by stefano
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 639

Re: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017

My program isn't published yet :(
by stefano
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 639

Re: comp.sys.sinclair Crap Game Compo 2017

Sent my own attempt, chose the zx81 target :)
by stefano
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: New machine added to ZEsarUX
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: New machine added to ZEsarUX

I explain my past comment: I was extending appmake on z88dk to support the c64 tape file format used on emulators. I didn't imagine that it was so primitive! Before someone votes to ban me, I'm using it to run z80 code on the Commodore 128, the z88dk libraries include a good function set for it, so ...
by stefano
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Hi All

I forgot this forum for a while (moved virtually in Australia on the Microbee forum) and it is surprising how many people joined an the big portion of the world being represented here !

Stefano ...Italy :P
by stefano
Wed May 31, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Cyber Attacks
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Cyber Attacks

:) amazingly Sinclair people is again on new Spectrum models, but yeah.. they left the zx81 as it was, no new hw nor patches.. rom was fixed in 1981 and is still "perfect"