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by hikoki
Wed May 01, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Those games that you couldn't get...
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: Those games that you couldn't get...

Did anyone try to Poke the Abbey? I mean, something to disable timers, the order in which things have to be picked up or the time in which events have to be accomplished, make the abbot less likely to apply strict rules (after all Connery is an important guest who's been called to investigate). I do...
by hikoki
Wed May 01, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Those games that you couldn't get...
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: Those games that you couldn't get...

I found the beta translation here https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/discussion/comment/428227/#Comment_428227 A few suggestions for a mod could be changing the keyboard control like in those 3d game maker mods, a bit of recolouring to increase contrast, alleviate the maze in the dark, enable wa...
by hikoki
Wed May 01, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Those games that you couldn't get...
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: Those games that you couldn't get...

mmm do you remember the russian who made these 3d game maker mods? http://gamergy.ru/3dgm.html
In your opinion what could be modified in La Abadia to change playability? Perhaps an interesting discussion for another thread.
by hikoki
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

There you have the Internet Archive BookReader https://openlibrary.org/dev/docs/bookreader
One can download the sources and just edit links within the javascript.
I think I'll stop here : ) thanks for your time
by hikoki
Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

Another alternative could be to upload pdf books to openlibrary.org For instance see these z80 assembler books, https://openlibrary.org/search?q=Z80+assembler&mode=ebooks&m=edit&has_fulltext=true You could just provide such "read" links which open pdf books with a nice reader. For pdf books in the w...
by hikoki
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

Done. I took this pdf book that Peter shared in this post https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=564#p7787 opened it with PDF-XChange Viewer, went to file>export>export to image>save as png ; export mode:save each page to a separate single page image file ; resolution: 600 dpi re...
by hikoki
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: Hallucinogenic experiences in Spectrum games, new and old, with d2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5426

Re: Hallucinogenic experiences in Spectrum

d2010 wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:16 pm
d2010 wrote: NewPost
I like some, some of them are somewhat hard to understand, though some like this I like it very much. Good one Mr Pixel :lol:
by hikoki
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

OK fellows. I'll try to upload some book later to see if there is some way to get decent results ;) Maybe the pdf will be better if the images have a high DPI
by hikoki
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

Do you provide books? Do you upload pdf files? Please see these instructions https://help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360001820212-How-to-upload-scanned-images-to-make-a-book all need is to upload a zipped folder (which is actually a cbz file) and their system generates ocr, pdf, torrent, ebook, e...
by hikoki
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell
Replies: 42
Views: 2984

Re: The ZX Spectrum Explored by Tim Hartnell

Hi Peter. Let me insist as I believe Archive.org makes the OCR from any zipped folder with images that you upload. Besides, you can also updoad other files like pdf. Have you tried the magazine above? The search function works really well. Perhaps you just have to upload a zipped folder with images ...