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by vanpeebles
Wed May 24, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: 8 bit Haiku
Replies: 9
Views: 245

Re: 8 bit Haiku

lurkio wrote:Old Beebs and new Popes
Have little in common but
Round caps and white smoke

[-o<

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by vanpeebles
Mon May 22, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Stupid question about SCSI and IDE podules
Replies: 8
Views: 115

Re: Stupid question about SCSI and IDE podules

The IDE podule might have it's own configuration software rather than the RISC OS one.
by vanpeebles
Mon May 22, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: software: games
Topic: Mega Games Cartridge for the Electron MGC
Replies: 387
Views: 22466

Re: Mega Games Cartridge for the Electron MGC

Any word on a Master version yet? :)
by vanpeebles
Sat May 20, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: Elite Dangerous

Player vs Player or Player vs Environment
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: Elite Dangerous

I'm enjoying it, I think it's a worthy take on the original :)
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: Elite Dangerous

There can be an element of grind too it. At the moment I've been doing loads of exploring plus passenger trips.
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by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Elite Dangerous

Do we have any Elite Dangerous players here? I've been getting into the xbox one version in a big way lately.

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There's a piccy of my well explored Asp.
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Starting a Prince of Persia port...
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: Starting a Prince of Persia port...

Different hardware but I had the gameboy version back in the day, and it was amazing. So if that can pull it off, the Master should walk it :mrgreen:
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Master 512 disks for DataCentre?
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: Master 512 disks for DataCentre?

The master 512 stuff is a real pig :(
by vanpeebles
Thu May 18, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 3934
Views: 189423

Re: Today I received.....

Yes, you could get a lot of speccy games or bbc ones in 8mb of space :)
by vanpeebles
Thu May 18, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 3934
Views: 189423

Re: Today I received.....

Those doms would be ideal for using on an QL ide card.
by vanpeebles
Wed May 17, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: GBS8200 fix
Replies: 31
Views: 415

Re: GBS8200 fix

I run one on my QLs. Some info here might help:

http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=12
by vanpeebles
Thu May 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Fixing a Superbrain up
Replies: 147
Views: 1950

Re: Fixing a Superbrain up

Is he waving or drowning? :lol:
by vanpeebles
Tue May 09, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: 6502 co processor with extra wiring
Replies: 13
Views: 474

Re: 6502 co processor with extra wiring

Have the prices crashed on co pros?
by vanpeebles
Mon May 08, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Whot ? No Beeb with its red keys ? How come ?
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Whot ? No Beeb with its red keys ? How come ?

I've always said that Jony Ive is a poor man's Rick Dickinson.
by vanpeebles
Mon May 08, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: software
Topic: Stunt Racer 2000 frame rate
Replies: 13
Views: 527

Re: Stunt Racer 2000 frame rate

Looks good, how did it play?? :D
by vanpeebles
Fri May 05, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 60
Views: 1736

Re: Show us your retro computers

Top work on the toast rack! The Megadrive was a great machine too!
by vanpeebles
Fri May 05, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 60
Views: 1736

Re: Show us your retro computers

You legend! It was a Husky! I can sleep now :D Are they any good?
by vanpeebles
Fri May 05, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 60
Views: 1736

Re: Show us your retro computers

I've just had one of those old thoughts about something I saw on ebay years ago, and can't remember what it is. Does anybody know? I'm sure it was an ex-mod 80s army laptop open clamshell which looked like a rugged z88, but had a funny name, and was all solid state with a text monochrome display. An...
by vanpeebles
Fri May 05, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?
Replies: 161
Views: 4314

Re: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?

Elminster wrote:
vanpeebles wrote:Then you heard wrong!


Your reply while shorter is probably better :D

=D>


Hehe :lol:
by vanpeebles
Fri May 05, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?
Replies: 161
Views: 4314

Re: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?

Then you heard wrong!
by vanpeebles
Tue May 02, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: general
Topic: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?
Replies: 161
Views: 4314

Re: Should the Elk have been a 'full' Beeb?

I wonder what the total costs were for the Electron, it might of just been cheaper and easier to give a discount on a normal beeb :lol:
by vanpeebles
Mon May 01, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Tatung Einstien..
Replies: 38
Views: 3333

Re: Tatung Einstien..

How much out of interest? :D
by vanpeebles
Mon May 01, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Tatung Einstien..
Replies: 38
Views: 3333

Re: Tatung Einstien..

The 256 looks like a lovely machine. Shame there doesn't seem to be much about to make use of all the extras.
by vanpeebles
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 3934
Views: 189423

Re: Today I received.....

Zarchos wrote:With one you can control the world (remember Trashman ?) but I want to control the universe so I must have 4 today ...


I loved that line on Trashman! :lol:
by vanpeebles
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion 3a repair
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Psion 3a repair

I've never tried the later Psions but they always look great. I always thought Psion stuff was well designed, looked great and worked well. Shame they went the journey with the rest of them :(
by vanpeebles
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: IBM PC XT meets the 21st Century!
Replies: 16
Views: 410

Re: IBM PC XT meets the 21st Century!

Get Street Rod II running! 8)
by vanpeebles
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 3934
Views: 189423

Re: Today I received.....

Those old reflective mouse pad laser mice were awful!
by vanpeebles
Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Acorn system questions :)
Replies: 6
Views: 336

Re: Acorn system questions :)

I think 256 max used to be frowned against as unreliable probably down to the choices of 128 memory sticks at the time. I've always had 192mb in mine.

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