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by Alessandro
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday Quiz: WAR!
Replies: 29
Views: 309

Re: Friday Quiz: WAR!

19: Chase HQ II
by Alessandro
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday Quiz: WAR!
Replies: 29
Views: 309

Re: Friday Quiz: WAR!

:lol:

2: Agent X II
4: Miami Vice
8: Death Wish 3
by Alessandro
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday Quiz: WAR!
Replies: 29
Views: 309

Re: Friday Quiz: WAR!

5: Bruce Lee
10: Saboteur II
11: Gryzor
12: Operation Wolf
16: Mag Max
17: Silkworm
18: Action Force
by Alessandro
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Little bugs in the database
Replies: 209
Views: 10113

Re: Little bugs in the database

In the entry for Platoon, Smokey Robinson's song Tracks Of My Tears added as an extra is wrongly referred to as Tracks Of My Fears.
by Alessandro
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The most nonsensical Code Masters inlay text ever?
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: The most nonsensical Code Masters inlay text ever?

Actually I even checked C64 version as there were more German coders on that platform so in theory it was possible that they were talking in the inlay about that version. But nope, not a single German aboard. Did that myself actually, too, just to be sure of it, although the whole story sounded far...
by Alessandro
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The most nonsensical Code Masters inlay text ever?
Replies: 6
Views: 220

The most nonsensical Code Masters inlay text ever?

All right, we know Code Masters's inlay texts were filled with over-the-top claims and hype. But I think the one for KGB Superspy absolutely takes the cake. https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/zxdb/sinclair/entries/0009364/KGBSuperspy.jpg "Written by an East German who defected to the West". Also recall...
by Alessandro
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Poking a new character set - help please
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: Poking a new character set - help please

Hi, could you please post a copy of your listing? It's hard to tell what is not going as you expect it to. Probably you already know it, but remember that in order to employ a different character set from that stored in the Spectrum ROM, you have to POKE the CHARS system variable, located at address...
by Alessandro
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wednesday Evening Music Quiz
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Wednesday Evening Music Quiz

Game C - Jack The Nipper
by Alessandro
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Website
Topic: New Upload & Edit Facility
Replies: 55
Views: 2143

Re: New Upload & Edit Facility

While creating the entry for Sophia II, I noticed that the upload/edit screen does not allow you to mark a game as a sequel/part of a series.

At least I was looking for it, but I could not find it anywhere :?

Will that be made available in the future?
by Alessandro
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Dino Chrome
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Dino Chrome

Funny you should mention that. I was thinking about a Spectrum conversion myself... then Sophia II stepped in. :lol:

Might be an idea for the future.