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by tobobobo
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spectrum game creators
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: Spectrum game creators

I’ve finally managed to nab a rather rare Speccy game maker utility the other day, so that will be appearing soon.

T.
by tobobobo
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: Spectrum screen layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1005

Spectrum screen layout

I have a question. The Spectrum screen layout is well documented in books, websites, etc. but I’ve yet to learn WHY it’s the way it is? Why is it in 3 x 8 rows of 8 - it’s the same amount of bytes, surely. Is it some bit-manipulation reason that makes addressing the screen addresses easier this way?...
by tobobobo
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spectrum game creators
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: Spectrum game creators

Ooh, no no nooo - that’s not a tutorial, it’s just my own half-complete cheat sheet.
by tobobobo
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Book archive
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Book archive

Will you be featuring PDFs of books in the future? A year or two back I spent some time scanning Hewson’s book, ‘20 Best Programs For The ZX Spectrum’ (the sister book to 40 best machine code routines) and was about to upload it to WoS when I learnt that the site was no longer being updated. So, any...
by tobobobo
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spectrum game creators
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Spectrum game creators

I have a thing for game creators.

Here are some early ones, fully documented - http://www.tobobobo.co.uk/gamecreators.html

tobobobo
by tobobobo
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 266
Views: 26716

Re: Introduce yourself!

I still do my homework on mine.

;)

Hello from London, btw.