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by bluearcus
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: Jaysoft - Taipan
Replies: 7
Views: 2295

Re: Jaysoft - Taipan

Wow, that is some cool reverse engineering! I'd seen the Portuguese variant existed, but using the Spectrum versions from Jaysoft to allow it to be translated back has produced something that's exactly as I remember it. Winning is broken though and the Debt collectors definitely aren't active yet......
by bluearcus
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: Jaysoft - Taipan
Replies: 7
Views: 2295

Jaysoft - Taipan

Has anyone ever seen a copy of this? The old TRS-80 Model 1 trading game it was advertised in early Popular Computing Weeklies... a google will turn it up. It doesn't seem to be on any of the software lists, perhaps because Jaysoft didn't advertise in the kosher Dragon Press? I had a (probably hooky...
by bluearcus
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Discuss This Site
Topic: Dragon 64 ROM download wrong...
Replies: 2
Views: 2287

Re: Dragon 64 ROM download wrong...

There's more than one version of the D64 rom as well, we discovered...
by bluearcus
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: New Dimension Software - 3D Graphics
Replies: 3
Views: 1959

Re: New Dimension Software - 3D Graphics

Aha, nice! Thanks.

Does the inlay give any hints for the keyboard? Number keys seem to do some rotating / translating etc and one of them exits.
by bluearcus
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Pipes by Nick Marentes now available for Dragon and Coco
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Re: Pipes by Nick Marentes now available for Dragon and Coco

For anyone wanting to run this on a Dragon with a disk system, it's worth mentioning that in a message to Nick when you buy it, as a trivial patch to prevent the disk motor shutoff code from causing problems is required to make the game work under DragonDOS. He will then send you a VDK of the amende...
by bluearcus
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Dragon Hardware
Topic: CoCoSDC
Replies: 3
Views: 2141

Re: CoCoSDC

Quite a few of us have CoCoSDC's... if you search on here there are quite a lot of posts about Pere's development of the Dos Plus Extender ROM! With the SDC Explorer it is an excellent system. However, it's a bit unreliable with OS9 booting, something that I've been investigating for quite a while. ...
by bluearcus
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: New Dimension Software - 3D Graphics
Replies: 3
Views: 1959

New Dimension Software - 3D Graphics

Anyone have a CAS of this available?
by bluearcus
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: RALLY SG - A new game for the Dragon
Replies: 2
Views: 2235

Re: RALLY SG - A new game for the Dragon

Stonking game, and one that's been missing on the Dragon / CoCo for a long time!
by bluearcus
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: MSX Dragon
Replies: 6
Views: 3251

Re: MSX Dragon

I very much appreciated you making it available for the Dragon user meet here in the UK two years ago! Thankyou David!
by bluearcus
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Discuss This Site
Topic: Hi from Barcelona
Replies: 8
Views: 3446

Re: Hi from Barcelona

Hello and welcome David!

It is not always busy here, but it's a lot better than facebook for ensuring resources and discussions stick around and are retrievable. Some of the older discussion threads I found absolutely fascinating when I joined here at first!

Kind regards,

Mike