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by Sparrowhawk
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?

Thanks for the info. I probably have one of those in the box of adapters I've collected over the years, so I'll take a look. I'm going to have to hold off on the card for now. For various reasons, I have decided not to renew my existing contract and need to find another in the next few weeks. So no ...
by Sparrowhawk
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?

And it lives! :) I'll be honest, I was not expecting it to after all this time. Thank you all.

Can anyone recommend a stable power adapter for this machine? Ideally one with a decent length lead.
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?

Thanks all!
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?

Many thanks for the quick reply - I'll try that this evening.
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Dead Z88 - can it be resurrected?

Hi, Last week I extracted my Z88, literally from the back of a cupboard in the attic - when I placed some new batteries in the back it immediately emmited a high pitched whine, and the screen would not switch on when pressing the two shift keys. I no longer appear to have the power adapter, so canno...
by Sparrowhawk
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: The forum is nine (yes nine!) years old today!
Replies: 12
Views: 675

Re: The forum is nine (yes nine!) years old today!

Happy birthday QL Forum! Thanks to all the contributors over the years who have made this such an interesting place to hang out.
by Sparrowhawk
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: P.I. Cole - noir detective game
Replies: 32
Views: 2137

Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Looks amazing Andrew - loving the artwork.

This and the Q68 Magnetic Scrolls remakes. Good times!
by Sparrowhawk
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!
Replies: 70
Views: 4712

Re: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!

I should add that I have never managed to finish ANY of the Magnetic Scrolls games :D

But I still love playing them.
by Sparrowhawk
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!
Replies: 70
Views: 4712

Re: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!

That's brilliant.Congratulations on your work. I'm looking forward to playing these on my Q68. Incidentally,some of the Mag Scrolls games are also been re-released in an updated format on Win/Mac/Linux with features like auto-mapping and clicking on items to get their "examine xxxx" equiva...
by Sparrowhawk
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Q-emulator for Mac with macOS Catalina
Replies: 8
Views: 1777

Re: Q-emulator for Mac with macOS Catalina

You are right re xcode, it's probably that Daniele cannot test on Catalina I suspect.