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by 8BitAG
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 223
Views: 14080

Re: Cover artists

Mindfighter
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=6690

The cover artist was Mark Wilkinson. (This info is listed on other sites, was mentioned in YS back in the day, and has been confirmed by Fergus McNeill)
by 8BitAG
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Adventure 1 by Abersoft
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Adventure 1 by Abersoft

You can read about the story behind Abersoft in the Classic Adventurer magazine... http://classicadventurer.co.uk/

More specifically, issue 1. (Free download available)

Image

And yes, that version has value to collectors.
by 8BitAG
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: The Hut
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: The Hut

Very much a mini-mini adventure. The original Adventuron version, playable in a browser, can be downloaded here: http://www.zenobi.co.uk/2019/05/the-hut ... s-025.html
by 8BitAG
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019

Kweepa wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:36 am
Which begs the question - which game is WIWC playing?
The 'correct one' as the scoring is broken in the Walter Pooley game. :)
by 8BitAG
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Little bugs in the database
Replies: 255
Views: 15862

Re: Little bugs in the database

So... the Z80 file, is a separate/different game and needs its own game page. https://archive.org/download/World_of_Spectrum_June_2017_Mirror/World%20of%20Spectrum%20June%202017%20Mirror.zip/World%20of%20Spectrum%20June%202017%20Mirror/sinclair/games/l/LostInTheDesert.z80.zip I will do some researc...
by 8BitAG
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Text adventure attempt 01 - February 2019

I'm trying to play Lost in the Desert , for which theare no hints or solution. Not even a review. I'm already stuck. I'm scoring 20%, but it's a pretty easy score to reach. Anybody else wants to try. Just got really far in 'Lost in the Desert'... then realised that what I was playing was a complete...
by 8BitAG
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Little bugs in the database
Replies: 255
Views: 15862

Re: Little bugs in the database

The games... Lost in the Desert https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=9914 and Crash https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=15920 are actually the *same* game. The game was billed as 'Lost in the Desert' when it appear on The Guild's Quill Thrill Volume 1 compilation, so ...
by 8BitAG
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: How to save adventure created with PAWS?
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: How to save adventure created with PAWS?

What is often labelled the "+3 version" is actually the CP/M version, especially on sites that aren't currently maintained.

The officially authorised Gilsoft repository is here, on Stefan Vogt's site...
http://8-bit.info/the-gilsoft-adventure-systems/

The +3 version is on there.
by 8BitAG
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: How to save adventure created with PAWS?
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: How to save adventure created with PAWS?

Here is a screenshot of what I have running when I'm developing a PAWed text adventure... https://i.postimg.cc/cgtNZjQm/paw-development.png Anything I code on the PC can be tested in PAWs on the Spectrum emulator within a few seconds. It's the best of both worlds... the speed and convenience of text...