Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#16 Post by Keetie » Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:28 pm

This one bc2tijd.bas is for the PC. Someone removed the copyright (C) LDL '92.

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#17 Post by Paul Ingerson » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:37 pm

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20 KEY OFF:SCREEN 0,0,0:WIDTH 80:GOTO 1010

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112 LOCATE V%,H%:RETURN

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250 BEEP:RETURN
260 RANDOMIZE TIMER:RV=RND:RETURN
270 FR=FRE(0):RETURN
Those non-standard commands mean it seems to be in Microsoft GWBasic, so it looks like you've got a (possibly unofficial?) DOS version, ported from the Spectrum one.

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#18 Post by Garry » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:39 am

Thanks for all the feedback on this. The version I had was the same as the version that Alex posted. It looks like this was for Basicode 1 and the version on the JavaScript interpreter web site is for Basicode 2. The lines that look like they're for the PC are Basicode code.

I think it's safe to assume that there is no native Spectrum ZX version and you need a Spectrum Basicode interpreter to run it.

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#19 Post by jgerrie » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:34 am

I think I might try translating this to English and porting it to MC-10. Is it a good game?

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#20 Post by Garry » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:05 am

I don't know, because I haven't translated it. Be brave. Do us all a favour.

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#21 Post by jgerrie » Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:10 pm

Still plunking away at it. Too bad it wasn't written in Friesian, it would be just that little bit easier...

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#22 Post by jgerrie » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:45 pm

I've finished translating it to English. Done some debugging too, and have played through to completion.
https://youtu.be/Ak8r_SjkBUg
https://github.com/jggames/trs80mc10/tr ... ijdMachine

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#23 Post by ahope1 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:21 pm

Hi. Could anyone direct me to the BBC BASIC version of this game, please? I can't seem to find it online anywhere.

I've found a BASICODE version, but I get the impression from this thread and from the CASA entry that there's a separate BBC BASIC version out there..?

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#24 Post by Strident » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:48 pm

ahope1 wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:21 pm
Hi. Could anyone direct me to the BBC BASIC version of this game, please? I can't seem to find it online anywhere. I've found a BASICODE version, but I get the impression from this thread and from the CASA entry that there's a separate BBC BASIC version out there..?
The BASICODE version would've been used to generate the BBC MICRO version. I presume that someone out there must've come across the constructed BBC MICRO version at some point as the entry was originally tagged for the Spectrum and BBC Micro prior to when I added a BASICODE reference.

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#25 Post by Strident » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:21 pm

(Here's a nice UK-centric article on BASICODE and the BBC Radio broadcasts... https://nosher.net/archives/computers/comm_008-acorn )

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#26 Post by ahope1 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:47 pm

Strident wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:48 pm
I presume that someone out there must've come across the constructed BBC MICRO version at some point
Yes, Garry seems to have:
Garry wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:15 am
'De Tijdmachine' by Gerton A Lunter (in Dutch) is currently listed as being available for the BBC and the Spectrum ZX. I have the BBC version ...
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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#27 Post by Garry » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:28 am

ahope1 wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:21 pm
Hi. Could anyone direct me to the BBC BASIC version of this game, please? I can't seem to find it online anywhere.
I've emailed you what I have. Unfortunately, I don't remember where I got it. If it's hard to find, maybe we could add it to CASA as a fixed game? Now that Jim Gerrie has done an English translation (thanks Jim), is anyone up for porting that to the BBC and Spectrum?

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#28 Post by ahope1 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:46 am

Garry wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:28 am
I've emailed you what I have. Unfortunately, I don't remember where I got it. If it's hard to find, maybe we could add it to CASA as a fixed game? Now that Jim Gerrie has done an English translation (thanks Jim), is anyone up for porting that to the BBC and Spectrum?
I'll look into what needs to be done to create a translated version of the game for the Beeb, possibly using some/all of Jim's translation. (Thanks, Jim! Thanks, Garry!)

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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#29 Post by Keetie » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:23 pm

Hi,

I do have a BBCBASIC version of this game in Dutch. You can play it with Beebem. See if I can attach it.
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Re: Does 'De Tijdmachine' exist for Spectrum ZX?

#30 Post by jgerrie » Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:17 pm

Will have a Coco and Dragon version of this, and Night of "The Night of the Vampire Bunnies" up shortly.

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