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by PeterJ
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Arcade1Up 3/4 Scale Cabinets in Smyths
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Arcade1Up 3/4 Scale Cabinets in Smyths

We were in Robert Days at the weekend and noticed there have got on the retro bandwagon too!

https://www.robertdyas.co.uk/home-elect ... tro-gaming

I too would be interested in the technology used.
by PeterJ
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: MiA Title - Battle on Hoth - Empire Software
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: MiA Title - Battle on Hoth - Empire Software

Morkin wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:27 pm
PeterJ wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:50 pm
Could this possibly be him...

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/duncan-kinnaird-9523442b
I don't think so - says first job was in 1997 when he was 22, so he wouldn't have been 16 in 1983.
Fair point. Continue searching.
by PeterJ
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The Computer Cookbook
Replies: 21
Views: 557

Re: The Computer Cookbook

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:20 pm
PeterJ wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:12 pm
I saw an advert for Amazon Alexa where it was reading out recipes, and I thought to myself we had something similar in the 1980s!
But Alexa doesn't suggest as good wines to accompany as Mr. Hoare does!
Good point @Juan F. Ramirez !
by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The Computer Cookbook
Replies: 21
Views: 557

Re: The Computer Cookbook

I saw an advert for Amazon Alexa where it was reading out recipes, and I thought to myself we had something similar in the 1980s!

Nice thread by the way @R-Tape. I love those threads that run and run!
by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Did I miss something yesterday?
Replies: 15
Views: 771

Re: Did I miss something yesterday?

We hit another high on Monday. 393! Might have to start asking for small donations for a bigger server at this rate!
by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: New Software 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 31865

Re: New Software 2019

Battle on Hoth (Empire Software MiA)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2071
by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: MiA Title - Battle on Hoth - Empire Software
Replies: 6
Views: 342

MiA Title - Battle on Hoth - Empire Software

A few weeks ago I received an email from 'PeeJay' who had been going through some blank tapes and found this undiscovered gem! He has kindly created a tzx for us to enjoy. Those of a certain age will remember Your Computer magazine, and if you are anything like me you typed in 'Battle on Hoth' https...
by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum Next Article - Raspberry Pi Magazine
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Spectrum Next Article - Raspberry Pi Magazine

This months Raspberry Pi magazine has an excellent article on the Spectrum Next. Its available as a free download:

https://magazines-static.raspberrypi.or ... 1574867682

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by PeterJ
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Little bugs in the database 2
Replies: 376
Views: 23298

Re: Little bugs in the database 2

This one came to me via David Walford and relates to: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.php?cat=96&id=34361 I have a few minor corrections for "Xenoxxx Funtime Show", ID 34361. Firstly, it was originally released in 2017 (not 2018) via this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEWNvoLL8Ws Seco...