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by mz-80a
Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Text To Speech
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Text To Speech

Hi,

I've been trying to get this software (for the MZ-700) to work today on both the emulator and the real machine but it just seems to hang. Anyone know what might be wrong? Or perhaps it relies on some additional hardware.
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by mz-80a
Thu Jul 01, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New game "Numbertron" for the MZ700 and MZ-80
Replies: 0
Views: 47

New game "Numbertron" for the MZ700 and MZ-80

Hi, Sharpworks has just released a new game for the MZ-700 and for the MZ-80 machines. It's been designed to work on both Western and Japanese machines and is available from: https://sharpworks.onlineweb.shop/ I attach some photos of the physical cassette. The game also has a really nice loading scr...
by mz-80a
Mon Jun 28, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Buy/sell
Topic: Sharp MZ-80A for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Sharp MZ-80A for sale

Would be good to know what software you have with it
by mz-80a
Wed Jun 02, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Machine Code program
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Machine Code program

Not sure on this one. Found on a random tape amongst other 80K stuff. Machine code program. Wonder if anyone's seen it before.
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by mz-80a
Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: BASIC
Topic: Old historic 'homebrew'
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Re: Old historic 'homebrew'

No problem. It really is just a collection of random stuff found on random tapes from auctions. None of it is 'official' published software.
by mz-80a
Mon May 31, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: BASIC
Topic: Old historic 'homebrew'
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Old historic 'homebrew'

Hi all. I realise I've been collecting many many different tapes over the years of bidding on eBay auctions. These tapes often included 'homebrew' software that the owners of the machines would have written. So these are unpublished (sometimes unfinished) and / or broken / interesting programs so I ...
by mz-80a
Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: BASIC
Topic: MZ-80B software
Replies: 27
Views: 2156

Re: MZ-80B software

The most beautiful 80 is the 80A, quite obviously :D The 'B' is too clunky and square looking, IMO
by mz-80a
Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Demoscene
Topic: Futuro MZ by Genesis Project
Replies: 14
Views: 3224

Re: Futuro MZ by Genesis Project

So the facility for /WAIT was available for the 80K but wasn't implemented?
by mz-80a
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: BASIC
Topic: MZ-80B software
Replies: 27
Views: 2156

Re: MZ-80B software

It feels like this is one of the least well documented and preserved of all the MZ-80 machines. I never see any software. You can get the games from Yahoo auctions in Japan though.
by mz-80a
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Demoscene
Topic: Futuro MZ by Genesis Project
Replies: 14
Views: 3224

Re: Futuro MZ by Genesis Project

Excellent. Thanks for that explanation, very detailed. I remember you mentioning it before in regards to making changes to the display on the horizontal blanking period etc I hope to try this out properly on my MZ-80A soon.