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by bobs
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Help needed to start writing ZX81 games...
Replies: 17
Views: 5454

Re: Help needed to start writing ZX81 games...

Thanks for all the info TheWiz - I've downloaded the emulator and book, so that'll be a bit of light reading for the coming bank-holiday weekend, and I'll hopefully be able to get something basic up & running soon (I have a Spectrum project I need to get started soon also, hopefully juggle to two to...
by bobs
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cleaning up a ZX80.
Replies: 2
Views: 2344

Re: Cleaning up a ZX80.

Very interesting - I remember glancing over an article a while ago where it had been used on a C64, but couldn't recall the site. Now... any chance of sun in the next few days...? :D
by bobs
Fri Aug 28, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Help needed to start writing ZX81 games...
Replies: 17
Views: 5454

Help needed to start writing ZX81 games...

For the passed few years I've been coding Spectrum games with some success (see my website in the sig.) but feel like turning my hand back to a ZX81 for a game or two, like I did nearly 30 years ago. Rather than writing it in BASIC on the ZX81 itself as I did then it would be good to be able to code...
by bobs
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX80/81 on a modern TV...
Replies: 12
Views: 11731

ZX80/81 on a modern TV...

Is there an easy way of getting a ZX80 / ZX81 to work on a modern TV? I've previously been running my ZX80 & one of my ZX81s on an old analogue-tuned Philips B/W portable, with my second ZX81 appearing to work correctly on a modern TV (guess it has the ULA with the back-porch signal?), but lately th...
by bobs
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cleaning up a ZX80.
Replies: 2
Views: 2344

Cleaning up a ZX80.

Is there a safe & non-destructive way of cleaning the case of a ZX80, and restoring it from a faded yellow to a bright white again? I would so like to have it back to its pristine white.