Hi from Brisbane.

Introduce yourself to your fellow forum members - what was your journey into the Sinclair world?
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Nev
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Hi from Brisbane.

Post by Nev » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:18 am

HI everyone, it's great to see a ZX community still exists when I thought these things went the way of the DoDo. I learned to program on a ZX81, originally with just 1k which taught me how to write code very efficiently. I had a huge library of games of which my fave was Mazogs. I went to school in Melbourne and remember a Sinclair computer specialist store nearby in South Yarra what would stock the latest expensive games. My friends and I would chip in a few bucks each to buy them and make copies for each other. The ZX81 was retired when I moved to a C64. Anyway I've just bought a working ZX81 and look forward to seeing what I can do with it now.

McKlaud
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Re: Hi from Brisbane.

Post by McKlaud » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:22 pm

Welcome to the the madhouse ;)
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dr beep
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Re: Hi from Brisbane.

Post by dr beep » Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:36 pm

Nev wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:18 am
HI everyone, it's great to see a ZX community still exists when I thought these things went the way of the DoDo. I learned to program on a ZX81, originally with just 1k which taught me how to write code very efficiently. I had a huge library of games of which my fave was Mazogs. I went to school in Melbourne and remember a Sinclair computer specialist store nearby in South Yarra what would stock the latest expensive games. My friends and I would chip in a few bucks each to buy them and make copies for each other. The ZX81 was retired when I moved to a C64. Anyway I've just bought a working ZX81 and look forward to seeing what I can do with it now.
Welcome, well you can catch up with all the games coded after you left for the @#*%=+ore.

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bobs
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Re: Hi from Brisbane.

Post by bobs » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:53 pm

Hi! You might like playing the Zeddy version of a very famous local game about crossing roads... ;)

https://bobs-stuff.itch.io/crozxy-road

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Re: Hi from Brisbane.

Post by Bukster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:38 am

There's quite few of us still working on ZX81 games so you'll find there's quite a lot you can do with them now.

I'm from New Zealand myself, so same global area.

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Re: Hi from Brisbane.

Post by 1024MAK » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:50 am

Welcome on board!

:D :D :D

Hello. A warm welcome to Sinclair ZX World.

I hope you have fun learning about and using your ZX81.

Mark

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