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Old 06 April 2017, 23:14   #5441
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Wired won't lose power like batteries do, so if you're a multiplayer junkie in the middle of gaming session then the last thing you want is fucking about changing batteries!!
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Old 07 April 2017, 00:30   #5442
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I just ordered 5 ISA XT IDE boards and all the components to build them.



https://www.lo-tech.co.uk/product/lo...pactflash-pcb/

Should be a fun build, I only need one and will prolly sell the other 4 to my mates. Mines going in a Tandy 1000ex so I'll have to build a plus to ISA adaptor which it's pretty easy.

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Old 07 April 2017, 00:40   #5443
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All that detail and it's wired instead of wireless in this day and age?!?
heh, it was on purpose - i dont like charging devices all the time.
just thinking of remote controls :/
but another cool thing: proximity sensor is "wireless" - close to the device
it switches off the lightshow - can be configured
and you can store a couple of configs inside the mouse - really cool device.
never ever again a overpriced and lousy logitech

@BarryB: correct, good point.

@dJOS why allways such huge images? use http://hostthenpost.org/
creates smaller thumbnails for forums - links to the bigger one.

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Old 07 April 2017, 00:59   #5444
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@dJOS why allways such huge images? use http://hostthenpost.org/
creates smaller thumbnails for forums - links to the bigger one.
It's a direct link to the pic on the site. This forum is the problem as it doesn't auto-scale images like pretty much every other forum does these days.
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Old 07 April 2017, 01:12   #5445
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It's a direct link to the pic on the site. This forum is the problem as it doesn't auto-scale images like pretty much every other forum does these days.
ah, ok. i thought it was a random image hoster, now i see.
and yes, there are options on that matter. some plugins for the forum software exists, scaling images on the fly.
maybe after the next maintenance
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Old 07 April 2017, 07:00   #5446
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ah, ok. i thought it was a random image hoster, now i see.
and yes, there are options on that matter. some plugins for the forum software exists, scaling images on the fly.
maybe after the next maintenance
I managed to find a smaller image to link.
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Old 07 April 2017, 08:35   #5447
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This pair just arrived.
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Old 07 April 2017, 12:08   #5448
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I managed to find a smaller image to link.
cool, so the thread is more readable - i also made a request for an image resizer
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cool, so the thread is more readable - i also made a request for an image resizer
Yeah it was a real mess with the huge image.
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Old 07 April 2017, 12:43   #5450
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Bought shitloads of stuff over the last few months from eBay, forums, websites, local ad mags:

C64 Infocom Games:
Border Zone
Hitchhikers Guide (Solid Gold Release)
Hollywood Hijinx
Infidel
Leather Goddesses (Solid Gold Release)
Lurking Horror
Moonmist
Nord and Bert
Plundered Hearts
Seastalker
Seastalker (Folio Release)
Sherlock
Starcross
Stationfall
Suspect
Suspended
Zork I (CBM Release)
Zork I
Zork II

Plus other C64 disks:
Battletech: Crescent Hawk's Inception
Below the Root
Death Knights of Krynn
Destroyer
Espionage
Flak
Gemstone Warrior
Intrigue
Leaderboard + Tournament Disk
Leaderboard Executive
Mars Saga
Perry Mason
Phantasie III
Questron
Questron II
Ripper
Smash TV
Shard of Spring
Space Rogue
Temple of Apshai Trilogy
Uridium
War in Middle Earth

Some Amiga games too:
Defender of the Crown
Goblins 2
Goblins 3
Harlequin
Hitchhikers Guide
Hybris
Les Manley in: Search for the King
Phantasie III
Timekeepers + Expansion Disk
Time Bandit

And some Spectrum +3 Disks:
Batman
Boots Action Pack (6 Game Compilation)
Gunship
Operation Wolf

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Old 09 April 2017, 19:19   #5451
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Had a vacation in Japan and scored a GREAT deal on a Super Famicom set!



It's got some yellowing and other details but I don't care about any of that, I always wanted an SFC as I dislike the US SNES design a lot (and this was MUCH cheaper than the Famicom Mini I originally wanted to purchase on my trip. Prices are mental for those and sold out at most places!). I also got another official controller for it.
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Old 09 April 2017, 19:58   #5452
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1530 with an arduino mod.

Buttons (Play, Stop, Record, etc.) work like on the real device.
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Old 20 April 2017, 16:36   #5453
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I just bought a Commodore Max computer with 4 games cartridges - and boxed ! yay
here it is...

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Commodore...cAAOSwGy5Y8Lmz
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Holy shit, that's so expensive.
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Old 21 April 2017, 21:11   #5455
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I just got a frame for my signed and numbered print of the Dragon's Lair Castle Pan (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/d...ovie-cartoon#/). That turned out to be larger than I expected, but all the better so.

Now to find a wall spot to put it up...
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