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by 8BitAG
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Average magazine score
Replies: 54
Views: 826

Re: Average magazine score

Not completely accurate at the moment as there are review scores in ZXSR which aren't currently shown alongside the magazine review entries on the game pages.
by 8BitAG
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can a Sam Coupe emulate a 128k Spectrum?
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: Can a Sam Coupe emulate a 128k Spectrum?

what games were converted? I can't recall off the top of my head. They were mostly little patches that you could apply to Spectrum games to get them working on the SAM. I don't think there is a comprehensive list anywhere. Utilities programs, such as the Professional Adventure Writer, were also pat...
by 8BitAG
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Can a Sam Coupe emulate a 128k Spectrum?
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: Can a Sam Coupe emulate a 128k Spectrum?

IIRC, emulating the Spectrum 128K's memory map was the issue. It was possible (and achieved) but not really at a usable speed... only worked at about a 16th of the speed of a real machine.

However, many 128K programs and games were manually converted so they would run on the SAM.
by 8BitAG
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Next
Topic: ZX Spectrum Next software
Replies: 47
Views: 3894

Re: ZX Spectrum Next software

TMD2003 wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:13 pm
"Precisely what problem this is meant to solve is not clear..."
Bit rich, coming from TV Tropes. Pots and kettles and all that. :)
by 8BitAG
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: New Software 2020
Replies: 104
Views: 17113

Re: New Software 2020

by 8BitAG
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: text adventures with the best replies to swearing, etc
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: text adventures with the best replies to swearing, etc

RWAC wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:16 pm
Swearing in a text adventure? I'm pretty sure nobody's ever done that!
I wouldn't even know what to type in. :)
by 8BitAG
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: text adventures with the best replies to swearing, etc
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: text adventures with the best replies to swearing, etc

Too many to list.

Although this website gives it a good go...
https://www.monkeon.co.uk/swearadventure/
by 8BitAG
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: ZXDB Fixes
Topic: Little bugs in the database 4
Replies: 189
Views: 7723

Re: Little bugs in the database 4

Thanks for the useful explanation. I will speak with Einar and see if we could add a source field in the future. One possibility could be to have a list (hidden/unexpanded by default) of links back to the appropriate posts in the forum, from which the changes were drawn. Nothing fancy, just a colle...
by 8BitAG
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: ZXDB Fixes
Topic: Little bugs in the database 4
Replies: 189
Views: 7723

Re: Little bugs in the database 4

A huge chunk of the ZXDB is made up of information from magazines. Sadly there wasn't a protocol for listing sources in the old WOS and there's no way to track back where a lot of the information came from. A lot of the game files aren't even tagged properly, so in many cases we don't even have an i...
by 8BitAG
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: ZXDB Fixes
Topic: Little bugs in the database 4
Replies: 189
Views: 7723

Re: Little bugs in the database 4

If you'd rather I didn't submit any more updates then please let me know.