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by stupidget
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Design/Ideas
Topic: Rogue like for Zx Spectrum
Replies: 16
Views: 426

Re: Rogue like for Zx Spectrum

Forest of Long Shadows had a rogue-esque element as the map was randomly generated with each game.

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=24421

It was type-in in Sinclair User and actually a pretty good game.
by stupidget
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: New Software 2020
Replies: 45
Views: 3921

Re: New Software 2020

Well, this :shock: https://twitter.com/UmbrellaTerms/status/1244716152183382016 You need to have the original Alicia.z80 file and then apply the patch file via Delta Patcher to translate it to English. This is the original game: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=5942 But I've got ...
by stupidget
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best modern Speccy game beginning with P: vote
Replies: 13
Views: 399

Re: The best modern Speccy game beginning with P: vote

Perils of Willy for me too. Really took me back to the hay-day of speccy gaming. Love it. 1 - Perils of Willy. 2 - Pushbot 3 - Prince of Persia I must admit I am confused by the C64 blobs over buttocks and side-boobs. Particularly when you can easily click on the link to see the hardcore pic in all ...
by stupidget
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Black And White
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: Black And White

Ast A. Moore wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:23 pm
stupidget wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:51 am
I can't open the ZIP file on my MAC, I get an 'Invalid Argument' error. Anybody got the ZIP file contents they could share?
Odd. Worked fine for me. Will try it again tonight.
Ignore me. I used Unarchiver rather than the default Archive Utility and it worked fine.
by stupidget
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Black And White
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: Black And White

I can't open the ZIP file on my MAC, I get an 'Invalid Argument' error. Anybody got the ZIP file contents they could share?
by stupidget
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Advert slogan quiz
Replies: 16
Views: 215

Re: Advert slogan quiz

8 - worse things happen at sea?
by stupidget
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: The Perils of Willy
Replies: 84
Views: 1983

Re: The Perils of Willy

I’ve played it a couple of time today and think it’s a great game. I would say that I’m becoming somewhat addicted to it.

Anybody now how many screens there are?
by stupidget
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum
Replies: 19
Views: 2181

Re: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum

5MinuteRetro wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:04 am
It’s the baseline for Ping Pong’s title music!
My all-time favourite Speccy tune. I can still hum it note for note after 34 years :-)
by stupidget
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Specchums and the coronavirus.
Replies: 163
Views: 4418

Re: Specchums and the coronavirus.

We might have to resort to dock leaves. Then nettles. That actually happened to me. I was out in the country walking along a seashore footpath with my dog and a mate of mine. Needed to do the necessary, nipped behind a stand of pine trees for some cover only to discover three possibilities, dock le...
by stupidget
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum
Replies: 19
Views: 2181

Re: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum

It's that time of year again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huvAXBtMTAc I heard one last week*. Anyone else? *It told me via a code block that Manic Miner was the best game ever, and that I should vote for it in the A-Z poll. I heard one this morning when I was out on my bike. For me this little ...