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by RWAP
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer One - Disk Interface for ICL OPD / Merlin Tonto
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Computer One - Disk Interface for ICL OPD / Merlin Tonto

I'm not 100% sure, I think that the document came from former Quanta webmaster, Dan Abbot, as he was very interested in these machines. Unfortunately, I'm not in touch with him these days - might be worth asking the Gilpins if they can put you in touch with him, or if they know if Quanta has any fu...
by RWAP
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Computer One - Disk Interface for ICL OPD / Merlin Tonto
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Computer One - Disk Interface for ICL OPD / Merlin Tonto

I also came across a document I uploaded to my website in March this year which is puzzling... http://www.rwapsoftware.co.uk/oneperdesk/C1%20Compatible%20OPD%20Disc%20Interface%20Project%20Notes.pdf This must have been published as part of a Quanta magazine I guess; but I don't have the slightest id...
by RWAP
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Pawn
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: QL Pawn

Hi, Could the source code be released, as I had downgrade to JS Rom to run the game under Q-Emulator. If the source was released a more enhanced version could written. The sources appear at: https://gitlab.com/strandgames/brahman/tree/master/mscrolls/src However, not sure if this has any of the spe...
by RWAP
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Connecting a mouse to the QL
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Connecting a mouse to the QL

How can I connect a mouse to the QL ? As serial mouse with 9 pin connectors are very hard to find, is there a way to connect a mouse with a PS2 connector ? A quick look on ebay shows some ps/2 mouse to serial port adaptors. You just need a BT to 9 pin D serial port adaptor on the QL, plus the seria...
by RWAP
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Sinclair QL & Cub Monitor (FIFE - Collection only)
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Sinclair QL & Cub Monitor (FIFE - Collection only)

Someone pointed this one out on Facebook:

https://www.gumtree.com/p/laptops/spect ... 1309111034

They are asking £60, but it needs collecting from Fife if anyone is interested.
by RWAP
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Pawn
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: QL Pawn

XorA wrote:
The MAME QL Emulator can be built to run directly from web pages without involving DOSbox.


OK great - go on then with some QL games to load - the Pawn to start, then maybe the demo of Fleet Tactical Command to show what the QL is capable of....
by RWAP
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Pawn
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: QL Pawn

Hi, Could the source code be released, as I had downgrade to JS Rom to run the game under Q-Emulator. If the source was released a more enhanced version could written. If the source code was available it could be released - see my earlier post and what Hugh Steers said - https://www.qlforum.co.uk/v...
by RWAP
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Pawn
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: QL Pawn

Stefan Meier (of the if-legends website) has also responded to me: The remastering of the [Magnetic Scrolls] games, that is absolutely cool. I am working with Hugh [Steers] on the remastering. Originally we intended to remaster from the binary release versions (The Pawn Remastered is done that way),...
by RWAP
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Pawn
Replies: 21
Views: 791

Re: QL Pawn

All of what i was given is on there. Well it was until I emailed you a new zip file earlier :D What "new zip file earlier"? Nothing received. Not even in junk mail folder. I got one zip file with diskimage from you, one with the mdv image from Simone. Damn - when I am back on PC I will se...
by RWAP
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: What Editor is best to use ?
Replies: 45
Views: 1151

Re: What Editor is best to use ?

If a file is saved in Q-Emulator to a Windows mapped Folder. I asdume a QDOS header is attached to the file. Can this file be read on a non-emulator QL? Is there a command in Q-Emulator not to add a QDOS header? The header is ONLY added to the file if required (ie normally an executable file). BASI...

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