ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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Well, the latest update must be one of the biggest ever. All credit to @Einar Saukas, @R-Tape and others who contributed to this one. I'ts a fitting tribute to Sir Clive in his 80th year.

These notes were typed by @R-Tape.

New Entries
The Revenge of Moriarty From 2018. Apologies it was missed @8BitAG
Patrick Paddle (PLAY IT PLAY IT PLAY IT!)
Road Trippin'
The Innuh's Pyramid
Federation Z thanks @iadvd
Devil's Causeway Superb Speccy conversion of the BBC BASIC game
ZXAV thanks @evilpaul
La Maison Du Professeur Folibus 2020 mod of the 1982 version, now with graphics.
Corrida de Caracóis thanks @Andre Leao, you're doing great detective work here!
Astronauta thanks @Andre Leao
Sokoban CSP Edition
ZX81 Adventure An old type in adventure engine
Totip uMIA thanks @wallyweek
Ippodromo di San Siro uMIA thanks @wallyweek
Amazônia Commerical release. Available yet? Screenschots pleez!
A couple of 1990's Boulder Dash MODs here and here.

CGC 2020 up to date
The Hangman @Juan F. Ramirez (the answer is always paraffin :P )
Internetless
Social Distancing
D.N.A. Dilemma
Mirror Mirror innovative text adv from @8BitAG
Corona Capers @TMD2003 CGC?... puh-leez!
Complex Maths... WITH DRAGONS!
Playing A Casino Game With A Spinning Counter
Debris Rescue
Casio MG-777 Games
Dog Track Simulator
Master Mind
Sarah's Garden
Ronaprise USS 19-2020

Sinclair Programs/Sinclair User Type-ins thanks @PeterJ
Apple Nosh
Bug Fever
Catch A Cannonball
Caterpillar
Cave Conflict
Match Fishing
Smoke Stack
Caveman Gus
Collect-a-Key - Message from @PeterJ - This is a quality Type-In. Give it a go!
Danger Dynamite
Doorways
Dragonfly
Fly-Spray
Frolics of a Chucklebutty
Piglet
Sub Sea
TootlesInThePit
Vine Climb
Apple Nosh
Bug Fever
Catch A Cannonball
Caterpillar
Cave Conflict
Match Fishing
Smoke Stack
Caveman Gus
Collect-a-Key (Message from @PeterJ - Can anyone play this? I keep being killed by the pink dinosaur at the start)
Danger Dynamite
Doorways
Dragonfly
Fly-Spray
Frolics of a Chucklebutty
Piglet
Sub Sea
TootlesInThePit
Vine Climb

Thanks to @TMD2003 for typing these ones in from Sinclair User and Sinclair Programs. There are more to come!
Mapwork
Personal Finance
Cricket
Super Draw
Golfer
Attack
Dam Buster

Additional material
A bugfixed version of Software House thanks @WhatHoSnorkers
El Faraon typed in thanks @WhatHoSnorkers
Collector’s edition of S&S Parasychologists
MIA Adventures in Italiano #2, #4, #9, #10 thanks @wallyweek, and sorry it was missed first time.
Correct version of Breaking the Ice thanks @Ersh
Latest updates of Ad Lunam and Ad Lunam Plus thanks @Alessandro
@4thRock for the work on QL and ATM screens

Phew! Apologies to anything/anyone missed.
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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I see that my suggestion for the Pac-man emulator is accepted, but not for the Galaksija emulator.
Actually Galaksija emulator can run on 128k/+2 models too, but only with DivIDE or MB02+ interface attached.
Here's a important part from Tomcat's faq:

Welcome to the first Galaksija emulator for ZX Spectrum. This
will actually emulate a Galaksija computer - together with
Display, Keyboard and Tape input on the following ZX Spectrum
configurations:

- ZX Spectrum +3
- ZX Spectrum +2A (black)
- ZX Spectrum SE
- any 128k ZX Spectrum with DivIDE interface attached
- any 128k ZX Spectrum with MB-02 interface attached

Unfortunately the "ordinary" 128k spectrum and the +2 (grey
case) don't have an ability to page in RAM at address $0000
which is required for Galaksija to run (well it is required to
have ram at $2000).


It might be a good idea to add a note with the specific models that the program works with and what add-ons are needed to work on standard 128k/+2 models as well, to avoid possible confusion.
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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Fast work guys! Cheers.

BWT I've spotted an error with the Maison du Professeur Folibus screenshots, I've made a note for a fix.
PeterJ wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:12 pm
New Entries
Collect-a-Key (Message from @PeterJ - Can anyone play this? I keep being killed by the pink dinosaur at the start)
If the dinosaur doesn't get you, those deadly brick walls will...
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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Just one point to clear up...
PeterJ wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:12 pm
Complex Maths... WITH DRAGONS!
The 4K RAM Super Deluxe Edition isn't just addition, it involves all three of the available arithmetic functions, so you might want to take "addition" out of the ZIP filename. Also, I'd recommend using the 4K version for the main running screen and having a 1K screenshot as one of the subsidiaries. You know, just in case anyone ever wants to take a look at it and... gasp... play it! (Fat chance. I mean, doing sums with complex numbers on a ZX80 for fun, what was I thinking...)

I really should get on with some .scr files for Super Mario Fruit Machine as well. 16 years old it may be but it's not shown off at its... "best".
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:35 pm
If the dinosaur doesn't get you, those deadly brick walls will...
Yes, who ever heard of walls killing you....
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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Pegaz wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:14 pm
I see that my suggestion for the Pac-man emulator is accepted, but not for the Galaksija emulator.
It may just be that @R-Tape run out of time to add it on this occasion @Pegaz.
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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PeterJ wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:12 pm

CGC 2020 up to date
The Hangman @Juan F. Ramirez (the answer is always paraffin :P )
SPOILER ALERT!!!
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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PeterJ wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:49 pm
Yes, who ever heard of walls killing you....
Any self-respecting text adventure would have FLASH 1 deadly walls.
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Re: ZXDB Update - 31 July 2020

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Pegaz wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:14 pm
I see that my suggestion for the Pac-man emulator is accepted, but not for the Galaksija emulator.
These are fixes from the bugfixes thread. There's a long list of them, so they don't happen immediately. When it's done, you'll see a green "REVIEWED" tag appear in your posts.
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