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by Wall_Axe
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Fastest Divide by 6
Replies: 25
Views: 566

Re: Fastest Divide by 6

ohh thanks
by Wall_Axe
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Fastest Divide by 6
Replies: 25
Views: 566

Re: Fastest Divide by 6

why is the number being compared to 10,20,40? for divide by 6 i was thinking, first see if the number is less than six, if yes,return zero if no, add one to the result then take away six from the number then shift right until the 1st bit is set...so you are reducing the number down to the smallest t...
by Wall_Axe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?
Replies: 7
Views: 157

Re: Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?

yeah that is impressive, he says that playing a tape at that speed would stretch out the tape or something (thinking in terms of eighties tech.)

It is shocking to realise that the z80 can actually load data into the ram at astonishing speeds. After using slow tapes for years.
by Wall_Axe
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?
Replies: 7
Views: 157

Re: Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?

oh that SPRINT loader is awesome.

Maybe if they had introduced that as standard Ocean wouldve put a normal loader on Side B of the tape :D
by Wall_Axe
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?
Replies: 7
Views: 157

Could Amstrad have made tapes play faster?

Could Amstrad have made the tape deck play the tapes faster and adjust the ROM to read the info and load a game quicker?
lets say twice as fast ?
by Wall_Axe
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Ninja Gaiden Shadow Warriors
Replies: 22
Views: 557

Re: Ninja Gaiden Shadow Warriors

The spectrum is a UK computer and in that time period the word 'ninja' was not allowed.
So can the game's authors please rename it to Hero Gaiden and change the title screen also...for decency's sake.
by Wall_Axe
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Space captain names
Replies: 38
Views: 537

Re: Space captain names

I was watching the translation of revenge of the sith from english-chinese-english
general grevious was named Space General, so that's how I was able to come up
with the genius idea!
by Wall_Axe
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Speccy mags having a pop at each other
Replies: 15
Views: 201

Re: Speccy mags having a pop at each other

whats wrong with hudson hawk and final fight? lol

(comment based on previous page)
by Wall_Axe
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Space captain names
Replies: 38
Views: 537

Re: Space captain names

How about :

Space Captain
by Wall_Axe
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Best 8-bit game?
Replies: 6
Views: 109

Re: Best 8-bit game?

interesting answers,
other than spectrum
I'd say

Super Mario 3
Phantasy Star is ok