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by Kweepa
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: 3D Chess 2K18
Replies: 45
Views: 1183

Re: 3D Chess 2K18

The manager in me is saying "quit mucking around and write the chess logic".
The programmer in me is saying "go for 512 bytes!"
by Kweepa
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Robocop - Chart longevity vs piracy
Replies: 16
Views: 386

Re: Robocop - Chart longevity vs piracy

Another possibility (to be cynical) is that Ocean paid Sinclair User well to keep this expensive to make game high in the charts.
(I have no evidence for this. I don't believe it or not believe it. Just mentioning the possibility.)
by Kweepa
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote
Replies: 34
Views: 731

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote

Tower Topper? I recant my vote!
by Kweepa
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote
Replies: 34
Views: 731

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote

The 'spaceship' (submarine) section is really just a bonus round, and nothing to write home about. The Spectrum game has a more distilled Nebulus experience. :)
by Kweepa
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote
Replies: 34
Views: 731

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with N: vote

Another vote for Nebulus.
I originally played it on the ST but the Speccy version looks nearly as good and plays just as well.
by Kweepa
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: BBC Computer Literacy Project
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: BBC Computer Literacy Project

Thanks so much for the link!
Fascinating stuff, brings back memories!
by Kweepa
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game of the day...
Replies: 66
Views: 3322

Re: Game of the day...

I tried playing Wolfman, and got out of the village without much problem, but am now stuck. Pros: It's got some nice atmospheric writing. An interesting first puzzle. Cons: It doesn't differentiate between things it doesn't understand and things you can't do, so it's not obvious whether you have the...
by Kweepa
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Presentation of 'CharAde'
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: Presentation of 'CharAde'

Yeah, the screenshots are 256x192 in my browser. Seems right.
by Kweepa
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday picture quiz - themed rows
Replies: 53
Views: 633

Re: Friday picture quiz - themed rows

17. SQIJ
by Kweepa
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday picture quiz - themed rows
Replies: 53
Views: 633

Re: Friday picture quiz - themed rows

I just based it on your clues and Fairlight/IK+. No idea about any of the others :lol: