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by redballoon
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Atic-Atac Isometric Version
Replies: 110
Views: 12777

Re: Atic-Atac Isometric Version

Oh hello
by redballoon
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Question about Interface 2
Replies: 10
Views: 803

Re: Question about Interface 2

It works without a cartridge. Nothing will appear on screen when it’s plugged in [without a cart] other than the usual (c) 1982 Sinclair Reasearch Ltd. or the initial screen from whatever Spectrum model you’re using.
by redballoon
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: 3D Chess 2K18
Replies: 321
Views: 20915

Re: 3D Chess 2K18

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/8olkxldbv4tc3ed/shutter_test_01.gif?dl=1 Static version; https://dl.dropbox.com/s/oru2nhuj03ujfpn/static_shutter_test_01.gif?dl=1 I like the effect, but it renders the piece unreadable if there is anything behind it. Out of the options tested, I reckon the arrow is still th...
by redballoon
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: 3D Chess 2K18
Replies: 321
Views: 20915

Re: 3D Chess 2K18

The problem using that arrow at its current size is the difficulty in seeing it when it’s above the front row as it gets lost against the back row. I’d try a bigger sized arrow and maybe even a thicker outline.
by redballoon
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Aliens: Neoplasma
Replies: 39
Views: 2994

Re: Aliens: Neoplasma

This looks absolutely fantastic! If I’m being nit-picky, there’s a couple of things I’d change and that’s only because I’m a massive Alien/Aliens nerd and totally jealous.
by redballoon
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Home Island/Iceland Dizzy?
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Home Island/Iceland Dizzy?

However the map contains an intro screen that says "Home Iceland Dizzy"... The RZX video shows a screen that says "Home Iseland Dizzy". And the game page contains a screen that says "Home Island Dizzy". Yip, but like I say, no reference to Iceland and everything, map included, points to “island” an...
by redballoon
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: ZXDB Discussion
Topic: Home Island/Iceland Dizzy?
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Home Island/Iceland Dizzy?

I could be completely wrong but checking out the map and spelling “Iseland” I’d go with “Island”.
I can’t see why it’d be Iceland as there seems to be no connection, from the map it looks like the home island of Dizzy and a misspelling of island.
by redballoon
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The games that never got released
Replies: 25
Views: 2182

Re: The games that never got released

Denton Design’s “Wreckers”, which was even reviewed in Crash 88 http://www.crashonline.org.uk/88/wreckers.htm
by redballoon
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Why 15 colours?
Replies: 18
Views: 1447

Re: Why 15 colours?

Cos 15 colours is all you need girlfriend!