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Weird Wifi Issue

VCFed about 3 days ago

My main rig is an HP Elite 8300 with an i7-3770 processor. The motherboard has three PCI Express slots ... a PCI Express x1, a PCI Express x16 and a PCI Express x 16 downshifted to a x4. I always had my GTX 1050Ti videocard plugged into the downshifted PCI …

8-bit acorn software: games - high scores • High Score Challenge Nominations - Season 22

Stardot about 2 months ago

Hi Folks,Welcome to season 22....all right then......Please post your 3 chosen games using the guidelines below and submit them in this thread. Please ensure the game exists online (I'll continue posting so that you can download from the Complete BBC Gam …

other vintage hardware, software and languages • Elite on the NES, fully documented and explained

Stardot about 2 months ago

I have just finished publishing my latest analysis project: Elite on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).As this project was inspired by a suggestion on this very forum, I thought I'd post the details here. And it turns out that about 30% of NES Elite …
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8-bit acorn software: classic games • Elite: load commander?

Stardot about 2 months ago

First post. I came across B2 emulator. And got Elite (Master 128) running on the MacBook. So cool, with the craters and much smoother than the Amiga port. Played a while, got a laser upgrade and shot my way to Average. B2 doesn't save state between sessio …

other vintage hardware, software and languages • Frontier Elite II - combat

Stardot about 2 months ago

I was very excited when I saw a copy of Frontier Elite II in a games shop back in the 90s and immediately bought it. It ran superbly on my 486 DX4 100 on maximum detail etc. I remember marvelling at the scenery as I flew away from Merlin and up into the s …
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Other Mainframe Topics, Off-Topics, FAQs. • ??? ?????? ?????? Naposim ???????

zMainframes about 2 months ago

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Compaq LTE Elite 486 4/75C - upgrades?

VCFed about 3 months ago

Hi Everyone, I'm a happy new owner of this almost 30 years old computer, looking forward for a couple of upgrades: 1 - the screen, its the one with the two slides on the right, brightness and contrast, hence it has a lot of ghosting: Is there a possibility …

Compaq LTE Elite 4/75CX not charging battery (anymore)

VCFed about 3 months ago

I was surprised to see that my LTE Elite came with an aftermarket Energy+ battery. More surprised to see it charge, right up to 12V, and then it ran the laptop for a short time before dying. I figured it just needed longer to charge, or it was old and tire …
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8-bit acorn hardware • Tube ULA Re-Implementation

Stardot about 3 months ago

Hi all,Part 1 : Project OverviewI have a 6502 Cheese Wedge with a broken ULA, so I thought it would be nice to get this back into service. As original ULAs are rather hard to come by, it's worth creating a modern replacement. This is a fairly well-worn pa …
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Supermarket • (FS) Joysticks for sale

Lemon64 about 3 months ago

Four joysticks for sale. They all use the 9pin plug and they all are in great to excellent condition.The joysticks are:1. Tomahawk by Aneroussis Control2. Elite Super Joystick by PIM Express3. ASC by Microtechnica4. ASC by Microtechnica (with extra port f …
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A New Book Is Set To Chart The History Of Firebird Software

Time Extension about 3 months ago

'Memories of Firebird' is available to preorder now.If you happened to be around in the days when microcomputers were king, you may be aware of Firebird Sofware.The British publisher was established in 1984 as a publishing arm of Telecomsoft and was respon …

8-bit acorn software: classic games • Elite-A, Play it again Syd

Stardot about 3 months ago

Back in August 2021 I began documenting my progress with Elite-A in my ‘Elite-A, the new quest’ thread which followed my ‘Quest to become Elite’ posts from way back in 2016. I didn’t get very far for a few reasons:1 Elite-A is not easy.2 I wante …

introduce yourself • Hello from Oxfordshire

Stardot about 4 months ago

Hello all,My name is Chris, and yes I do like cycling I've got a selection of Acorn machines from the model B to the RiscPC, also an Iyonix. I've used the Iyonix quite a bit since I bought it, but have only recently powered up the older machines... lead …

8-bit acorn emulators • HFE files on Linux

Stardot about 4 months ago

I have a Gotek drive and the USB contains a dsd image in hfe format.I've tried a few solutions and failed. hfsexplorer, although being java, won't recognise the hfe file. HxC Floppy Emulator doesn't want to install/run either with Wine.I'm trying to get m …
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8-bit acorn software: classic games • 3D printed retro stuff

Stardot about 4 months ago

I've been working with Morgan Hetherington on a 3D printed tribute of my BBC conversion of Starquake. He's been unreal. He worked with every little foible I changed until it was absolutely perfect. It's a ridiculously beautiful thing. I've paid him for it …
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the complete BBC games archive • Saving bbc ELITE gameplay on B2 emulator’

Stardot about 4 months ago

Im trying to save gameplay permanently to my linux pc ubuntu. Im using B2 bbc b emulator to play ELITE and want to save gameplay at space stations using “save commander” “load commander” function. It doesnt work and I have been using the B2 emulat …
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LIBERATION – The New Retro Space Adventure Game Is Available Now

Australian Retro Gamer about 4 months ago

Unleash Chaos in Space! Liberation is a retro space adventure inspired by the original 1984 version of Elite, and mashed up with classic UK science fiction such as The Tripods, Blake’s 7 and Doctor Who. In this game, you pilot an elite stealth ship a …

Burt Young (Paulie Pennino in Rocky I-IV) dead at 83

Neo Geo Forums about 4 months ago

He will always be best remembered as Paulie, and he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the first movie. A truncated list of his other work via Wikipedia: Chinatown (1974), The Gambler (1974), The Killer Eli …
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Emulators • Xpadder settings for VICE

Lemon64 about 4 months ago

What's this then?What's Xpadder?I love playing games sat on my sofa on the big TV, or sat in bed on the laptop. I also love the convenience of emulation. To that end, I use Xpadder as my software go-between twixt Xbox controller and VICE.Xpadder is one of …
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Games • Games with vector based graphics

LemonAmiga about 5 months ago

I would like to have a list of games with vector based graphics, both transparent and filled objects, like Starglider / Starglider 2. Keep them coming.3D Galax3D Kit Game3D-Motoradd3D Pool4D Sports DrivingA-10 Tank KillerA320 AirbusAir SupportAir Strike U …
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Games • Dukes of Hazzard

Lemon64 about 5 months ago

Does anyone own an original copy of this game?I find it very hard to believe that Elite should have released this in 1987.Everything about it screams late 1984, early 1985, but since the ZX Spectrum version was released in 1985, I’m inclined to think th …
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8-bit acorn software: classic games • Acorn - A World in Pixels book - now back in print

Stardot about 5 months ago

By popular demand, the Acorn - A World in Pixels book will be back in print at the end of November this year. Celebrate the visual games history of the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron with this case bound bookWe have had lots of requests for a re-print from …
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The Fall Guy

Games That Weren't about 5 months ago

1983/84 Fox Video Games Platforms: Atari 2600 and ColecoVision Our next entry is nothing to do with the Elite licence that came later on the Commodore 64, though that too had an unreleased version of some kind that you can … Continue reading → …

introduce yourself • Hi there. The Electron was my gateway to the world of computing.

Stardot about 5 months ago

Hi there. How are you all today!I remember my the first time I saw a computer was an local exhibition in the late 70, then my middle school got a few BBC micros and a Sinclair Z80. I really started to get into computing when my parents bought a family A …