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by Ponder
Wed Jun 21, 2006 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 3225

The trouble with the C64 for this sort of game was it was a 6510 running at 1MHz whereas the Spectrum used a Z80 at 3.5MHz, though I lost many, many hours playing this superb version regardless. I never played the Spectrum version but I hear it was a sod to get past the "Lenslok" copy protection bef...
by Ponder
Wed May 24, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Keyboard Polling
Replies: 15
Views: 12245

Seems to have generated a bit of discussion ;)

Looks like the answer is "not easily". No matter, was just a thought :)
by Ponder
Mon May 22, 2006 6:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wow! Childhood Revisited :-D
Replies: 10
Views: 6020

The mods are akin to program source code in text format so compatible with all versions :-)
by Ponder
Sun May 21, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Keyboard Polling
Replies: 15
Views: 12245

Keyboard Polling

Now it's been a long time since I did any real programming but back in the 8 bit days I used to poll the keyboard with interrupts rather than between frames, so the keyboard could be read regardless of other actions taking place. Does the development platform allow for this? It would make fine movem...
by Ponder
Thu May 11, 2006 3:50 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sound tinkering
Replies: 19
Views: 11941

Will do :)
by Ponder
Wed May 10, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sound tinkering
Replies: 19
Views: 11941

Thanks, I just read that thread funnily enough :)

I'll get around to that soon, been a bit hectic lately with early shifts and mad kids.
by Ponder
Fri May 05, 2006 4:31 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sound tinkering
Replies: 19
Views: 11941

Good point ;)
by Ponder
Thu May 04, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sound tinkering
Replies: 19
Views: 11941

I know, I'm prepared to put up with it because it's mainly a server, but I wish they'd at least make some progession with KDE, its datedness is causing many other compilation dependency problems.
by Ponder
Thu May 04, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sound tinkering
Replies: 19
Views: 11941

Yes, Sarge on a Sempron 2200+ (i686).

I won't hold my breath on a new release getting only the apt-list though, it's still on KDE 3.3.4 ;)
by Ponder
Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cloaking device Howto
Replies: 25
Views: 13408

Will keep a special eye out in future :)
by Ponder
Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cloaking device Howto
Replies: 25
Views: 13408

How can you tell Trumble cannisters?

I got caught earlier with one but due to heat shielding I couldn't get rid of it :roll:
by Ponder
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: oolite elite---->frontier---->first encounters
Replies: 53
Views: 25843

Last time there were pirates and Thargons together the bloody pirates attacked me! ;)
by Ponder
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Crash - r492
Replies: 11
Views: 5992

I'm not holding my breath but I had a quick try this morning and the crashing problem appears to have been fixed. I'll try properly later when I get home from work.
by Ponder
Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Crash - r492
Replies: 11
Views: 5992

Unfortunately I just got the latest autopackage then rsync every day.
by Ponder
Tue Apr 25, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Crash - r492
Replies: 11
Views: 5992

Using r493 and it's almost unplayable. Can't get very far without a segmentation fault. Here's the last one: 2006-04-25 14:46:22.662 oolite[19194] File NSUserDefaults.m: 561. In [NSUserDefaults +standardUserDefaults] Improper installation: No language locale found 2006-04-25 14:46:22.664 oolite[1919...