Shoutbox

William

2024-04-12, 21:53:11
@RemiD my bad. I've realized I'm against monetizing identity.

dawlane

2024-04-10, 11:05:34
I wonder when the transfer of the Cerberus-X forum will be completed?

William

2024-04-08, 19:38:02
i did too only they were windows 2000 mostly. i hadnt attended but only 7 grades. but what to say about that :p i started working a few years later but only for about 3 months. i've thought of going to college because i'm interested in language and blockchain,however right now though i'm not into doing that

Baggey

2024-04-06, 19:27:07
I so pleased to hear you had a selection of computers at your school! Very sorry to hear you had a ManU football game to put up with thou! LOL

_PJ_

2024-04-06, 17:15:48
We had a couple Archimedes at school, in addition to the usual BBC's  --- Used to polay Lemmings and a ManU football game

Steve Elliott

2024-04-06, 11:46:23
Yes it had real potential (that's why I bought one) and the CPU was so fast compared to anything around with 8 channel sound. It was never marketed as a games machine, more an update to the BBC Micro that was popular in schools. There were games for it but not enough. Elite, Zarch, Lemmings, Gods, Canon Fodder, SWIV, the magnetic scrolls adventure games etc - ie stuff that was already available on other more popular systems.

iWasAdam

2024-04-06, 11:39:47
I only knew one guy with an archie - he was a bit of a spoiled git though - lol

Hotshot

2024-04-06, 10:53:35
Yes, You are right Qube. I remember there was Acorn Archimedes, Amiga ,BBC Mirco Acorn(late 80's) at my school :)

Qube

2024-04-05, 23:11:50
The Acorn Archimedes was a beast and very capable. Could have been an Amiga beater but came in at the wrong time and advertising was dreadful. I only knew one person who had one :))

William

2024-04-05, 22:57:47
i think btc is a pyramid scheme and a debt system now. apparently whether i really had some they were deleted, some estimated billion dollars worth today. i kind of feel sick about btc.

Hotshot

2024-04-05, 18:46:14
Archimedes? they could be Amiga Beater if they had games for it :)

Steve Elliott

2024-04-05, 16:35:31
Power cable is coming on a 24 hour service - with apologies from the seller  :D

Steve Elliott

2024-04-05, 15:03:33
The Archimedes came. Looking very impressive as I remember it...Shame there was no power lead, so I can't test it! lol.

William

2024-04-04, 10:15:18
I've been having a what's the point to writing software because it's done before conundrum.I don't know why bitcoin grew and holds value

Steve Elliott

2024-04-02, 20:10:38
Haha luckily she's not a massive fan of a million shoes. Still has more than my 2 pairs of shoes though lol.

Baggey

2024-04-02, 19:36:02
I hope you havent given your misses a Room for her shoes!? She'll think she's boss else  ;)

William

2024-04-02, 08:33:42
its worth it, i am going to try a data recovery specialist.

William

2024-04-02, 08:31:53
@Derron look at previous message

William

2024-04-02, 08:31:25
lol @Qube @Derron i found a drive from 2009 that was bought shortly after my drive with the first bitcoin address crashed,i will be going through several boxes for my stuff to find the original drive. but i believe i saved the key or master seed somewhere.. i have so effing much data and it could be a secret file but i am him! :)

Qube

2024-04-02, 05:11:56
@Steve Elliott, I feel your pain and isn't it just terrible when your mouse button slips and purchases things and on top you then have to find space to put them ;D

Steve Elliott

2024-04-01, 17:21:07
lol you need to save up then!  :D

Baggey

2024-04-01, 17:13:09
Id love an MGT coupe! But i aint going to pay anymore than £200 for it. :))

Steve Elliott

2024-04-01, 17:01:17
...and I've cleared a space for it.  ;D

Steve Elliott

2024-04-01, 16:48:39
Haha the misses is very understanding so I have my own room for computers.

Baggey

2024-04-01, 16:44:34
I dont know much about them? But it looks nice. Through the misses shoes out so you've got room  ;)

Steve Elliott

2024-04-01, 16:40:11
lol an Acorn Archimedes with a monitor. I had a 310 some years ago and it was probably my favourite computer I've owned.  :D

Baggey

2024-04-01, 16:36:23
What did you buy? I wont tell anyone! :-X

Steve Elliott

2024-04-01, 15:59:14
Last night I went on Ebay and made a purchase for the computer collection. Oops  ;D

William

2024-03-30, 16:23:32
two reasons: i felt i shouldnt be involved: second reason i lost the addies

William

2024-03-30, 16:22:28
awoo, sorry guys i just kindof think it would be amazing to find those btc addresses, i think i tossed the drive(s) though without knowing anything. i didnt mine like 750k bitcoin but it hasnt moved for a reason

William

2024-03-30, 16:13:44
oh hell it might have been the xp from 2005 lol

William

2024-03-30, 16:11:15
throw*

William

2024-03-30, 16:11:01
i'm pretty sure i saved my old drive with the first bitcoin on it.. now if i didnt through or give it away after moving.

William

2024-03-30, 02:44:30
@SToS something must've changed and i dont think somebody can ascertain how or what.

William

2024-03-30, 02:38:21
i dont remember puki and if i ever messaged him. @3DzForMe i would be very sad to be banned from blitz/syntax communities although it may be good i get some air.

3DzForMe

2024-03-29, 23:54:28
Nah, your posts are your pawprint on the world.

William

2024-03-28, 20:00:56
Ever want to delete posts? I do almost every time thinking Ive ruined something :)

William

2024-03-28, 19:59:29
Ok. I don't know what to tell you but be safe and don't hurt anyone. I wanted to give you my ok just be safe.

Steve Elliott

2024-03-28, 19:45:24
Don't worry, Qube will post a proper thread when he has time and we can discuss properly then.  :)

Baggey

2024-03-28, 19:40:44
I think i broke the shout box with

Baggey

2024-03-28, 19:39:22
So, We have a good Campsite, Good B

Steve Elliott

2024-03-28, 19:34:47
 :D

Baggey

2024-03-28, 19:22:30
Cool. Looking forward to the Meet  ;D

dawlane

2024-03-28, 18:06:35

William

2024-03-28, 17:30:23
what is RMC?

Qube

2024-03-27, 15:04:12
Good idea, will get that sorted out tonight  :D

Steve Elliott

2024-03-26, 20:49:40
Maybe Qube could put an official post up about the RMC/Arcade Trip and anybody interested could show their interest there.  lol I don't think it's necessary for people not interested to post. But if you fancy a visit to a a museum full of working retro computers, books, magazines and other tech with a fully working arcade full of arcade machines from back in the day in a picturesque old mill then lets see if we can put a few faces to names and have a good time!  :D

William

2024-03-25, 23:16:29
nope. i cant.

Steve Elliott

2024-03-24, 18:19:00
Yes we'll have to work out a date that works for everybody, and maybe when there's a talk from a developer from back in the day.

Baggey

2024-03-24, 12:06:57
Maybe something to arrange for the summer? Id Camp somewhere in the Van.

William

2024-03-23, 18:20:17
i'll have to check its in working condition

William

2024-03-23, 18:18:22
how old i am to get a retro pc like win95 or something. i totally bought an 80s computer though and i dont know what to do with it.

Steve Elliott

2024-03-23, 15:38:33
Absolutely, anybody from SyntaxBomb that wants to go to the retro computer cave and arcade and wants to meet up, the more the merrier  :D

Baggey

2024-03-22, 19:54:53
I have to say thou anyone is welcome!? ask your questions about retro computers!? ;D

Baggey

2024-03-22, 19:53:00
I checked out the cave! Im there it'll have to be a camping weekend thou!?

William

2024-03-21, 15:29:12
I'm eagerly awaiting the ubuntu 24 release coming out in april

Steve Elliott

2024-03-17, 20:49:28
Yeah

GrindalfGames

2024-03-17, 20:25:28
is that RMC - the Cave the one in Chalford?

Steve Elliott

2024-03-17, 19:39:44
Sounds like a plan  :D

Qube

2024-03-17, 18:08:13
If enough are going then I'll fly over for a couple of days and join the fun  ;D

Baggey

2024-03-16, 19:09:30
Looks like there maybe three of us.

Steve Elliott

2024-03-15, 20:08:53
Down south RMC - the Cave is probably the best place to meet. Retro Computers and an Arcade full of cabs downstairs.  :D

Baggey

2024-03-10, 12:52:32
Middle of Cornwall.

GrindalfGames

2024-03-10, 12:35:55
where abouts are you? Im in sidmouth

Baggey

2024-03-10, 08:48:36
Nor am i. but i love to talk Geek? about old computers.  :D

GrindalfGames

2024-03-09, 20:02:24
Im southwest, but Im not very social :P

Baggey

2024-03-09, 19:16:02
Is there anyone in the southwest of the UK up for a Meet!?

Baggey

2024-03-09, 19:02:02
BlitzMazNG is the best but the INT's need polishing?

3DzForMe

2024-03-02, 06:27:03
Blitz3D still does the bizzo - great product, good to hear it'll be getting some polish.

Derron

2024-02-28, 15:03:43
I guess Blitz3D-users would probably use it - if/once it is "usable" and easy to setup (drop-in replacement). ... if funding/backing will be "enough" - I kinda doubt that. But if he is willed enough to make it a fun project for him (and others). Then why not - coding mojo is what counts.

Qube

2024-02-28, 11:13:35
Hope him well with it but I'm not sure how well it'll take off after the debacle over the previous languages and forums. But as said, I wish him and his project all the best.

Jayenkai

2024-02-28, 09:54:53
Mark announces LibSGD for multiple targets and platforms.   https://blitzresearch.itch.io/blitz3d/devlog/688259/libsgd-announcement

dawlane

2024-02-23, 21:42:55
Reminds me of when they found a UXB in asomeones backyard 150 yards away from where I lived. If it had gone off, It would have taken half the street with it.

Baggey

2024-02-23, 19:31:14
Im hoping we see it blown up as its caused enough chaos so it should go out with a BANG!  ;D

Steve Elliott

2024-02-23, 18:41:05
Oh you're affected by that - I've seen it on the news. It should resolved soon it seems.

Baggey

2024-02-23, 18:30:08
We've just had absolute chaos with an unexploded WII Bomb  :-X it's taken 2 and half hours to get home.  >:(

Qube

2024-02-18, 17:38:17
@William A good way to enjoy is to watch demo's on YouTube and then go to https://csdb.dk and download them if you want to run them locally.

dawlane

2024-02-18, 17:28:38
I must be a masochist. Decided to have a look to see how the Lazarus Project has progressed since version 2.2.6. It appears more stable, the  packages are still hit and miss, and the help system is still a mess.

Baggey

2024-02-17, 20:37:29
Yeah the graphics are almost as good as the Spectrums! but the sound is far superior!  ;D

William

2024-02-17, 18:38:40
qube can you share whats on the scene of c64?

Qube

2024-02-17, 17:28:40
40 years later and the C64 demo scene is mighty impressive

Steve Elliott

2024-02-16, 12:38:38
I've always loved seeing demo programs, pushing the hardware in interesting ways.

MrmediamanX

2024-02-15, 02:04:18
Man the Demo scene is rad  :) 

Steve Elliott

2024-02-13, 23:18:04
Cool that you won it Qube, for me it wasn't cheap on Ebay lol. But I've been re-buying old languages I owned back in the day and fondly remember - like STOS and Fast BASIC. And now I have an Amiga the languages popular there. It is certainly very impressive, but yes ring bound and you can read it without it closing on you (which you need when at the computer).

Qube

2024-02-13, 22:56:44
@Steve Elliott The AMOS Pro manual is a beast, lol. I remember when I won AMOS Pro in a competition I was mighty impressed by it. Good manual which covers everything but a shame it wasn't ring bound even though luckily it didn't break up.

dawlane

2024-02-13, 10:53:17
I hate downloads. Having to wait god knows how long for a 100Gb game to download on a NOW TV SuperFiber broadband. And even then you don't actually own the game and are at the whim of the publisher and software house to continue the support of the game and services. Never had that kind of problem with an actual physical media.

Steve Elliott

2024-02-12, 19:12:46
Blimey AMOS Professional comes in a big box with a big manual too. I miss this kind of software package. A download is just not the same.

Steve Elliott

2024-02-12, 03:35:33
Yep I bet they're not cheap. Rare and sought after retro computers are expensive - even more so if they've been refurbished.

Baggey

2024-02-10, 17:29:27
Would Love to get hold of a MGT Sam Coupe but the price TAG!?

Steve Elliott

2024-02-09, 19:06:07
I picked up a Wacom Intuos graphics tablet (bluetooth version).  :)

Steve Elliott

2024-02-04, 11:30:17
Cool project.  :D

Baggey

2024-02-03, 17:24:37
Currently working on a NES Emulator in BlitzMaxNG for 2024's new project

William

2023-12-30, 22:26:00
i mean to improve it

William

2023-12-30, 22:25:42
hey. i've thought of maybe trying to look at blitzmax.org but. i dont remember what i was feeling

William

2023-12-25, 14:25:31
hi good morning, not sure im celebrating christmas but i have a tradition of getting online :)

Matty

2023-12-24, 03:28:02
I call people dining with their head down looking at their noodles Pho newbies, they're everywhere.

dawlane

2023-12-23, 23:52:37
Just realised I mentioned the wrong film. It was Dawn of the Living Dead.

therevills

2023-12-23, 22:35:08
I call people walking with head down looking at their mobiles - Phonebies - they are everywhere!  :D

William

2023-12-22, 14:09:57
morning

dawlane

2023-12-21, 18:52:23
When I see people walking with mobiles in hand. I'm always reminded of the shopping mall scene in "Zombies day of the dead".

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