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Offline 3DzForMe

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Re: Spectrum Next
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2020, 08:56:08 AM »
@Dawlane - thanks for the caution - I'll get it next to the De-humidifier  ;)

Offline Steve Elliott

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Re: Spectrum Next
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2020, 09:57:30 AM »
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the furthest back I'm going is Amiga land

The Next is very capable compared to the old ZX Spectrum.  It can display 256 colours on-screen, has a 28mhz processor (the original was 3.5mhz) hardware sprites, hardware scrolling and 9 channel sound.  The Next is about taking advantage of that hardware in new software, not just using old software.  The ZX Spectrum and C64 era are where computing started for me, so it's important I have those machines.

As for your Amiga, Dawlane is correct, you better take a look inside to look for damage and be prepared to replace a possible leaking battery or replace capacitors and so on.  Where as the Next is a brand new computer with components that are still in production today.
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Offline iWasAdam

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Re: Spectrum Next
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2020, 10:33:13 AM »
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Adam, somebody on the Facebook ZX Spectrum Next Forum has just noticed your game on itch.io

OOhhh, nice :)

If someone wants to send me a dev kit, then I'm all up for a true Next version :)

Offline Steve Elliott

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Re: Spectrum Next
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2020, 10:46:44 AM »
I'll pass your comment on Adam lol.
Windows 10, 64-bit, 16Gb RAM, CPU Intel i5, 3.2 GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 (2Gb).
MacOS Catalina, 64-bit, 8Gb RAM, CPU Intel i5, 2.3 Ghz, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536 MB.
Linux Mint 19.3, 64-bit, 16Gb RAM, CPU Intel i5, 3.2 GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 (2Gb).
Raspberry pi 3 and 4.

 

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