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by namco
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: YAST (Yet Another Spectrum [You]Tuber)
Replies: 0
Views: 66

YAST (Yet Another Spectrum [You]Tuber)

Unfortunately YAST isn't the name of my channel but I'm just an average youtuber who's main content is ZX Spectrum related. I do Until I Die where I take a first look into a ZX Spectrum game and play it until I die. Some of these are followed up in another series called Poke for Extra Lives where I ...
by namco
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: discussion
Replies: 26
Views: 566

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: discussion

I'm throwing in:

SAS Combat Simulator
Savage
Sceptre of Bagdad
Scuba Dive
Short Circuit
Show Jumping (Alligata Software)
Strider 2
Super Stuntman
Switchblade
by namco
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum
Replies: 15
Views: 813

Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Just a further post for apologies of forgetting this post, initially, which I then linked to and then read PeterJ's post about Tape2Wav - something else I'd forgotten about! So for anyone else reading this post from the blog page and wondering why the two don't add up. Forgetfulness and a warm summe...
by namco
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum
Replies: 15
Views: 813

Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

As an update to this, I've managed to get my game onto tape via mp3.

Here's how I did it:
http://www.stupendous-stuff.com/blog/18 ... to-an-mp3/
by namco
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with R: discussion
Replies: 20
Views: 711

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with R: discussion

I'm throwing in: Return of the Things (can't believe nobody said this one yet!) Road Blasters Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote Robot Messiah Rockfall 2 (Crash version) Rogue Trooper Two games with "The" in the start - placing here because not sure if it's a T or an R: The Real Ghostbusters The Rocky H...
by namco
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with O: discussion
Replies: 21
Views: 653

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with O: discussion

I'm throwing in:
Obliterator
Ocean Conqueror
One Man and His Droid II (Yes, I did say 2)
by namco
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with M: discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 1869

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with M: discussion

R-Tape wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:24 pm
Just a reminder for Prodge, don't include Manic Miner in the poll.
Fixed that for you! :lol:
by namco
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with M: discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 1869

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with M: discussion

I'm throwing in another nomination for:
Metabolis - because this game doesn't get nearly enough love! (I don't recall seeing it in A Gremlin in the Works either :( )

And:
Moron (the text adventure)
Metro-Cross
Molecule Man
Monopoly (by Leisure Genius)
by namco
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Advice on the sweet setup for programming on the Speccy.
Replies: 17
Views: 1016

Re: Advice on the sweet setup for programming on the Speccy.

AndyC wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 11:08 pm
As long as your program doesn't use the SPECTRUM or PLAY keywords or the Ram Disk, it'll load and run fine on a 48K.
AFAIK my game, Brexit: The Final Countdown, didn't use those keywords or the Ram and you can't advance past the first screen. Also the background is yellow instead of white!
by namco
Thu May 31, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum
Replies: 15
Views: 813

Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Thanks for the advice. Will check it out this weekend as I have more testing with some incoming microswitch joysticks! :)