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by Sarah
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Uploads
Topic: repaired games from bad tapes
Replies: 85
Views: 6537

Re: repaired games from bad tapes

.mad. wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:27 pm
just putting this here for reference.

Revolution Tape Copier (Paul Burgin).
protection check.

Code Word.
00 REVOL
01 UTION
...
Ha ha! Did you decode these or were they already posted somewhere? :geek:
by Sarah
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Bandersnatch
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: Bandersnatch

Bosco wrote:I haven't watched it but I believe there's over 5hrs of footage including all the alternative branches etc.
The flat edit does run to over 5 hours, however that includes a lot of duplication; there's essentially around 2 hours of unique footage to enjoy.
by Sarah
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Bandersnatch
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Re: Bandersnatch

Yeah, very cool - who wouldn't love one of those posters! :D

Jet Set Willy on another part of the wall too; didn't spot any specific platform for that one?
by Sarah
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Uploads
Topic: FOGGY converted from ZX-Spectrum to 6809
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: FOGGY converted from ZX-Spectrum to 6809

Really nice work - well done!
by Sarah
Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: BBC Computer Literacy Project 1980-1989
Replies: 2
Views: 730

BBC Computer Literacy Project 1980-1989

This archive looks well put together, especially having 267 programmes available to view... In the 1980s, the BBC explored the world of computing in The Computer Literacy Project. They commissioned a home computer (the BBC Micro) and taught viewers how to program. The Computer Literacy Project chron...
by Sarah
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: why did the dragon only use green in most of its games?
Replies: 12
Views: 1855

Re: why did the dragon only use green in most of its games?

Yeah, the main problem with the colour selection option Microdeal often provided was that games had really been designed for a specific mode and colour scheme anyway, so if you did choose a different one the game often looked pretty awful (garish colour clashes, blocky detail / unreadable text, stri...
by Sarah
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: why did the dragon only use green in most of its games?
Replies: 12
Views: 1855

Re: why did the dragon only use green in most of its games?

Game developers using "high resolution" graphics don't have a free choice of colours. They need to choose a fixed scheme, which includes a trade-off between the number of available colours and the screen resolution. If a developer wishes to choose black and avoid green then the only possible option ...
by Sarah
Thu May 10, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Dragon Meetup 2018 - 16th June
Replies: 25
Views: 3551

Re: Dragon Meetup 2018 - 16th June

Well, it looks like Duncan's coming! Who still has their copy of his book? Mine's actually looking quite tidy, given how often I referred to it! Wow, that's cool. Think I have a copy... couldn't afford to buy it back in the 80s, so had to make do with pages photocopied from the library, however man...
by Sarah
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: ZX Spectrum Next (Kickstarter)
Replies: 8
Views: 2138

Re: ZX Spectrum Next (Kickstarter)

Since worldofdragon doesn't have an off-topic forum, but the Oric was mentioned above, I'll just put this link in here -- which looks like a pretty cool Oric game new for 2017 and based on the cult TV show Blakes 7! http://www.defence-force.org/index.php?page=games&game=blakes7 The same site also ha...
by Sarah
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: List of Games Missing from Archive?
Replies: 25
Views: 7905

Re: List of Games Missing from Archive?

Commodore wrote:Just wondering if the Dragon/CoCo has a version of Repton. I reckon it would be a brilliant game for the Dragon, even though I expect it would have to be only 2 colours.
Repton itself wasn't released but there are some similar games:

Boulder Crash
Stone Raider II