Little bugs in the database 2

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by StooB » Sun May 26, 2019 12:48 pm

StooB wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 10:18 am
The cover is also missing/broken and just links back to the same page.
Cover had been added in the latest update so ignore this bit.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by Fahnn » Sun May 26, 2019 2:26 pm

While searching to see whether my insane porn industry game had spread further on the internet (it has, there's now a playable in-browser version on a Portuguese site, but I digress) I noticed that it now has a ZXDB entry. There's no download link, which might be intentional and I understand if so. However, I'd love it if at least my author credit could be included so that it could be associated with my earlier games. It's author no. 7090, Jim Bentley. I can also supply loading/running screen images (nothing contentious, obviously) if required, would make the page look more complete at least, even if there's not to be a download available.

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by Alessandro » Sun May 26, 2019 2:33 pm

A bug has been found and corrected in Al's Double Bill (details here). Please substitute the .TRD and .SCL files with those provided in the archive downloadable from my website.

Also, could the files for Sinclair User 127: Great Eight 16 be added to the corresponding entry?

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by 8BitAG » Wed May 29, 2019 12:27 pm

This seems to be one of those errors that has just been copied and pasted across the Internet...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=6207

by The Essential Myth

is, for some reason, credited to Rod Pike.

The Essential Myth were actually Mark Davies, Lee Hodgson & Andrew Dean... (Shaun McClure is correctly credited as the external artist who did the loading screen)

as shown in their Book of the Dead entry here...
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=6033

Presumably the confusion is because Rod Pike wrote some horror-style games for CRL, and the Essential Myth's Book of the Dead was published by CRL (Jekyll and Hyde was slated to be published/republished by CRL at one point too, but that never happened).

See the Games Machine review for author references etc. https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/mag.php ... 96&page=39

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by druellan » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:00 pm

Fahnn wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 2:26 pm
While searching to see whether my insane porn industry game had spread further on the internet (it has, there's now a playable in-browser version on a Portuguese site, but I digress) I noticed that it now has a ZXDB entry. There's no download link, which might be intentional and I understand if so. However, I'd love it if at least my author credit could be included so that it could be associated with my earlier games. It's author no. 7090, Jim Bentley. I can also supply loading/running screen images (nothing contentious, obviously) if required, would make the page look more complete at least, even if there's not to be a download available.
There is proper tagging for that kind of content, so, I think there is no problem hosting the game, if you give permission to do so. Can you send me the screen captures (and the ID of the game, so avoid mistakes)? Thanks!
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by PeterJ » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:16 pm

That's correct, the game will be in ZXDB, but won't appear in searches on SC. You can of course access it if you know the ID, or use one of the other ZXDB engines.
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by Frankie » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:54 am

Name change :)

This one:

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=14836

Needs to be changed from:

Skatteberegning

to:

Skatteberegning 1983

There is also a new release for the following year called 'Skatteberegning 1984', which I've just found a copy of (not original :cry: ) that I will make transfer in the near future.

BTW, if transfering none original files, would that be preferable as TAP files, or is TZX allright, and then mentioned that its not a perfect TZX?

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by PeterJ » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:01 am

Frankie wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:54 am
Name change :)

This one:

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 6&id=14836

Needs to be changed from:

Skatteberegning

to:

Skatteberegning 1983
Does this mean the release year is wrong too? (Currently says 1984)
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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by StooB » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:09 pm

Aspar GP Master

The price for re-release #1 (alternative title "Grand Prix Master") should be £9.95 as shown on the English advert, as this is the English version. The 875 ptas price is for the original Spanish release, as shown on the Spanish advert.

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Re: Little bugs in the database 2

Post by StooB » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:22 pm

After The War

The English release should be added as Re-release #1 and the IBSA re-release should be moved down to Re-release #2.

For the English release:
Publisher: Dinamic Software (Spain)
Year: 1989 (Your Sinclair and Sinclair User reviews are from December 1989)
Release Price: £9.95 from the advert

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