Computer Tag


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3D Image is Julyís ZX81 Program
Not everything I wrote on the ZX81 was a game, although I did write a lot of those. In fact, some of my first computer programs did nothing more than print pictures. 3D Image, a badly named program, is one of my experiments in animation on the ZX81…
Posted Jul 20, 2016 by Steven 1 min read

Mini LEGO ZX81, TS1000 with 16K RAM Pack
When I first created my Mini ZX81, I had modeled a Timex Sinclair 1000 (TS1000) as well. My intent was always to render them together, but other projects kept getting in the way. Finally getting back to it last week, the results came out better than I expected. ZX81, TS1000 and 16K RAM Pack by Steve…
Posted Jun 27, 2016 by Steven 2 min read

Vargen Crown is Juneís ZX81 Program
ďJealous of Vargenís accomplishments, a rival kingdom has attacked and kidnapped your king. As head Knight, you mount a quest to return the King, hidden somewhere in the forest by his captors. But hurry! The Kingís ransom has a time limit. Can you find the King in time and restore the Vargen Crown…
Posted Jun 27, 2016 by Steven 2 min read

April's Program: RMS
Are there any D&D folks in the audience? Come on, you know who you are. Past or present doesnít matter, just if you know what Iím talking about. Why, you ask? Because RMS, Aprilís program of the month, will use your ZX81 to build monsters…
Posted Apr 29, 2015 by SafePit 1 min read

March's Program: Input One
Input One, Marchís program of the month, is a great example of the kind of simple and brute force programming of the 1980s. This was a time when computers had little memory and their users had to use simple BASIC programming to get things done…
Posted Mar 29, 2015 by SafePit 1 min read

February's Program: Math Bash
From its opening text, Math Bash is clearly†an educational program. Its primary goal is to help students practice their math skills. At its core though it is still a game. Aliens are landing and you have to stop them…
Posted Feb 22, 2015 by SafePit 1 min read

January's Program: Comp. Talk
Mixing things up a bit, I thought Iíd start off the new year without a game program. Instead, Januaryís program is Computer Talk, or Comp. Talk for short. Comp. Talk is one of several educational programs I wrote for reasons Iím not entirely sure of. Perhaps it was just the thing to do back in then…
Posted Jan 24, 2015 by SafePit 1 min read

Major ZX81 Updates
If you haven't checked out my ZX81 website, now would be a good time to visit! It has gone through a complete overhaul with a new back-end system and lots of new features…
Posted Jan 26, 2011 by SafePit 1 min read

Celebrating Thirty Years of ZX81
This years marks the 30th anniversary of the Sinclair ZX81 home computer. To celebrate, over the next year I plan on updating my ZX81 site with site updates and monthly spotlights…
Posted Jan 01, 2011 by SafePit 1 min read

When Hard Drives Get Small
Wow, I ran into a slight problem that I really didnít expect. I ran out of space on my laptopís 100G (technically 93GB)! Now, I've filled a 200G drive before, but I was converting my Hi-8 videoís to DV format. But, I really didnít expect to fill my laptop anytime soon. Seems that copying my music…
Posted Feb 21, 2007 by Steven 1 min read