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by bob_fossil
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status
Replies: 20
Views: 201

Re: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status

4. Sprites - A Day In The Life
by bob_fossil
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status
Replies: 20
Views: 201

Re: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status

5. Background - Robocop 2
by bob_fossil
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX Vega+ Discussion
Replies: 77
Views: 3186

Re: ZX Vega+ Discussion

Just when you thought this all running out of puff, a load of newly leaked documents have appeared on the 'unofficial Vega news web site'* over the last few days, which cast doubt on whether Vega can even preceded by the letters Z and X and whether more than 10 were produced. * Not linked to as I'm ...
by bob_fossil
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Musical tape loaders
Replies: 33
Views: 1239

Re: Musical tape loaders

After some Googling, I think it's from here: http://foro.speccy.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=214 The links are dead (for the zips and YouTube video) but it looks like it was written by 'Decicoder'. As for the tune, the first part sounds like 'Oh Susannah' - more commonly known as 'I came from Alabama wit...
by bob_fossil
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Moderator Action
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: Moderator Action

I've only seen the picture shown on the forum and in my opinion it's enough to justify this action. Mr Pixel was given numerous chances. Peter and R-Tape demonstrated Herculean levels of patience calmly replying to his posts which were then ignored repeatedly. I would even go as far to say that some...
by bob_fossil
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Showcase your work!
Topic: circles improved version
Replies: 18
Views: 524

Re: circles improved version

Bit unfair of you Peter to use the extended capabilities of the 128k machine. :)
by bob_fossil
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy games A-Z thing
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: The best classic Speccy games A-Z thing

I tried casting a 'Disbelieve' spell on the 'C' square but sadly to no avail. :)
by bob_fossil
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Cryptic Picture Quiz
Replies: 29
Views: 437

Re: Friday Cryptic Picture Quiz

1. Jet Set Willy
by bob_fossil
Sat May 12, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Musical tape loaders
Replies: 33
Views: 1239

Re: Musical tape loaders

R-Tape wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 7:47 pm
The .WAV sounds nice enough, but I couldn't get SPIN or FUSE to recognize this. Is it supposed to with the ROM (or other) loader?
It works fine in SpecEmu. You do need to turn off 'Auto tape play/stop', 'Flashload standard speed tape data' and 'Edge Detection' in the Tape Options dialog.
by bob_fossil
Sat May 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Musical tape loaders
Replies: 33
Views: 1239

Re: Musical tape loaders

Patrik Rak made a utility which lets you create musical loaders: http://www.thefossilrecord.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/zx/musicload.zip I also had this kicking about on my hard drive. Can't give a credit as there's no info in the zip file. http://www.thefossilrecord.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/zx/musical...