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by lister_of_smeg
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Using a Modem today?
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Using a Modem today?

I would think something like the setup described here would work:-

https://dogemicrosystems.ca/wiki/Dial_up_server
by lister_of_smeg
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum memes
Replies: 453
Views: 49065

Re: Spectrum memes

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by lister_of_smeg
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: If There Was A Spectrum Theme Park...
Replies: 9
Views: 312

Re: If There Was A Spectrum Theme Park...

C5 dodgems! :D
by lister_of_smeg
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Keyboard Controls
Replies: 17
Views: 1109

Re: Keyboard Controls

R-Tape wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:52 pm
For interest, why not just a reversed QAOP? PLWQ.
Because it's not a 'QW Spectrum' :D

Seriously though, it just felt more comfortable not having to reach over as many keys.
by lister_of_smeg
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Keyboard Controls
Replies: 17
Views: 1109

Re: Keyboard Controls

I know that QAOP and M/SPACE is the classic key layout for Speccy games, but I've seen some people prefer a sort of 'left-handed' version of this with ZX for left/right and up/down on the right. If there was another option for keys in a game (and not redefinable), what would it be? As a leftie, I a...
by lister_of_smeg
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 95
Views: 5404

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

Some of those have to have been intentional references, right? I'd like to know too. Google shows at least 4 "Hungry Horace" greasy spoons situated in or near London, Marske by the Sea, Bristol, York. At least one of these must be a spec-chum, if not all. Is anyone here nearby, or already a regular...
by lister_of_smeg
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 95
Views: 5404

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

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I wonder if they do omelettes?
by lister_of_smeg
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 95
Views: 5404

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

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by lister_of_smeg
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: +3 Bootstrap Loader
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: +3 Bootstrap Loader

I am wondering how far you can go with it though especially as you can't really use page 7 which is needed for disk access and page 3 at the same time (where the bootstrap is stored in memory). You could do one of the following:- Switch to special paging mode 0, relocate your remaining bootstrap co...
by lister_of_smeg
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum memes
Replies: 453
Views: 49065

Re: Spectrum memes

With apologies to Juan ;)

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