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by R-Tape
Thu May 28, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum
Replies: 30
Views: 2884

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

Morkin wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 8:58 am
Spent ages watching that to try to see the bird... It's just sound, right?
Mainly just the sound, but when the camera goes up at the end, you can just see a tiny blob that pops above the trees for a second.
by R-Tape
Wed May 27, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: The Sedge Warbler - The official mascot of the Spectrum
Replies: 30
Views: 2884

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

Finally got one! Sedge Warbler by the canal today. I don't know how to embed this, so if you're interested, here's my mobile recording . The sound isn't great—I doubt even Gilby could get a usable TZX out of it. I move the phone up at the end as it flies up, but you can't really see it. Phew! Looks ...
by R-Tape
Tue May 26, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum memes
Replies: 547
Views: 68843

Re: Spectrum memes

DouglasReynholm wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 1:57 pm
Couldn't open it, mysteriously glued shut. :lol:
:lol:
by R-Tape
Tue May 26, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum memes
Replies: 547
Views: 68843

Re: Spectrum memes

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:53 pm
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I don't get it—gators are entirely sensible for extreme outdoor conditions... :D
by R-Tape
Sun May 24, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Danterrifik
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: Danterrifik

Argh I think this game was actually made by the devil itself!

Level 9, the 'fishtank', was a nightmare. I'm not sure I'll be able to do that again.

Level 10...
by R-Tape
Sun May 24, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 132
Views: 9755

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

Should we look for the blue plaque Juan? :mrgreen:
by R-Tape
Sat May 23, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 132
Views: 9755

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

Is it that US Gold one where you're in charge of a two gun tank? I've forgot the name, or I'm confusing it with another game/publisher. (I'm on fire tonight!)
akeley wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:00 pm
Oh, so we can do puzzles?
Certainly! We've had plenty before, see here for example.
by R-Tape
Sat May 23, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 132
Views: 9755

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

TMD2003 wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:49 pm
I got it straight away... and had to load it again, for the marvellous soundtrack.

I still can't get past the second level without making an awful hash of it.
Aaah! I'm an idiot. Got it.
by R-Tape
Sat May 23, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Out of context Spectrum games
Replies: 132
Views: 9755

Re: Out of context Spectrum games

Loving these! I just checked, and it seems that there's a vacancy: can someone set up a cafe, or an engineering workshop in Wales called "Taffy Turner", so I can post it here. https://i.postimg.cc/L618TNM2/Gb2.jpg clue: A brilliant game by Denis Grachev.... Struggling! I've got a feeling i'll kick m...
by R-Tape
Fri May 22, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Have I got News for you
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Have I got News for you

Splendid fellow! You could see loads of books behind him when he was interviewed on Newsnight, but the resolution wasn't good enough to make them out properly. Wonder if the BASIC manual or Speccy Nation were there.