Re: [Ql-Users] BouQLder Qlash

2018-05-06 Thread Francois Lanciault via Ql-Users
Will try it for sure! 14 pixel less and it would run on the Aurora... Francois On May 6, 2018, at 5:55, Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > Hi all, > > thereTs a new game on my site called BouQLder Qlash. > It's an an arcade game inspired by an old 8 bit game called

Re: [Ql-Users] Marcel has done it again - SMSQE 3.31

2017-04-10 Thread Francois Lanciault
With all those discussions about bug correction and the good, benevolent people who spend time to hunt them down, I wonder : Is there a proper way to report bugs in SMSQ/E ? Does asking kindly on this list enough ? :-) François ___ QL-Users Mailing

Re: [Ql-Users] Easy68K code

2015-07-20 Thread Francois Lanciault
Envoyé de mon smartphone BlackBerry 10 sur le réseau Fido. De: Wolf Envoyé: lundi 20 juillet 2015 10:01 À: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Répondre à: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Objet: Re: [Ql-Users] Easy68K code Ah ok, I think I get it. What you want to do is run the examples given for easy68k on the Ql, right?

Re: [Ql-Users] Concept 3D

2014-02-03 Thread Francois Lanciault
I scanned my manual of Concept 3D a while back. It is quite big though; 70MB in size. If someone can handle files that big, I can send it right away. If not I can try to rescan it at a lower quality setting. I am looking forward to play with that software again. My original microdirve died

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD News

2013-12-04 Thread Francois Lanciault
Looking forward to an official news with price and availability. François De: Lee Privett Envoyé: mercredi 4 décembre 2013 10:50 À: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Répondre à: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Objet: Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD News Totally agree, excellent work and exciting to say the least. On Wed, Dec 4,

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD News

2013-12-04 Thread Francois Lanciault
- Original Message - From: Peter Graf pg...@q40.de To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 5:56 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD News Francois Lanciault wrote: Looking forward to an official news with price and availability. At the moment QL-SD is only available within

Re: [Ql-Users] [QL-Users] Data collection on (S)GCs

2013-03-10 Thread Francois Lanciault
Difficult to read as some of the characters have worn off... Looks like: EP1810LC-20T A9119 Yellow gold card with just the name Gold Card. Not working. Will look at my super goldcard eventually. F. On 2013-03-10, at 13:53, Dave Park wrote: Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could take

Re: [Ql-Users] [QL-Users] Something I have been playing with...

2013-03-09 Thread Francois Lanciault
A stupid idea just came up to me. Knowing that it is difficult for various reasons to make a 680X0 board as fast or faster than the GoldCard, would it be possible to... make an accelerator board for the GoldCard itself ? (Or SGC for that matter). Some kind of daughter board that would fit in

Re: [Ql-Users] [QL-Users] Something I have been playing with...

2013-03-09 Thread Francois Lanciault
Ok then what about the GoldCard ? The 68000 is socketed I believe. F. On 2013-03-09, at 18:32, Tony Firshman wrote: On Saturday, March 9, 2013, Francois Lanciault wrote: A stupid idea just came up to me. Knowing that it is difficult for various reasons to make a 680X0 board as fast

Re: [Ql-Users] Sinclair QL running a qualification test for a space component

2012-11-23 Thread Francois Lanciault
On 2012-11-23, at 04:23, Tony Firshman t...@firshman.co.uk wrote: Wolfgang Lenerz wrote, on 23/Nov/12 09:17 | Nov23: On 23/11/2012 07:13, Francois Lanciault wrote: . But it did work. I closed the door and set the temperature to -50degC. Hi, was the QL in the chamber, too, or outside and just

[Ql-Users] Sinclair QL running a qualification test for a space component

2012-11-22 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi group, here is a short story for you this morning: My trusty QL is controlling a test setup built to qualify a new component for space use as we speak. To make the story short, I work for a company that build satellite and other space hardware. Two weeks ago, one of our design failed during

Re: [Ql-Users] (Update) New game for the QL under development

2012-10-10 Thread Francois Lanciault
in progress screen shots or a Youtube Video? Neil -Original Message- From: ql-users-boun...@lists.q-v-d.com [mailto:ql-users-boun...@lists.q-v-d.com] On Behalf Of Francois Lanciault Sent: 10 October 2012 06:14 To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] (Update) New game

Re: [Ql-Users] (Update) New game for the QL under development

2012-10-09 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi everyone, Just a quick update on my progress. In the last couple of days, I worked mainly at improving the 3D engine; line clipping, object visibility, object creation and removal, simple hidden line removal etc. All this unfortunately takes time to compute, so at the end of the day, the

Re: [Ql-Users] New game for the QL under development

2012-09-24 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi Thorsten, I had the idea for this project after designing a gimbal for an antenna on a satellite at work. I had to work with 3D transformation matrices for the beam pointing, especially rotation matrices. Having this renewed knowledge of all the mathematics involved in 3D transformation I

[Ql-Users] New game for the QL under development

2012-09-23 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hello QL community, After many years of trying unsuccessfully to have fun writing software for other computers, I recently realized that I missed writing QL programs, especially 68000 assembly. I know that to maximize my motivation a project has to be challenging, as writing a chess program

Re: [Ql-Users] QL with working 5.25 disk drive

2011-10-28 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi Rich, I have 2 QLs with 5 1/4 disk drive, capable of reading 360k and 720k floppies. If you do not find anyone closer than I will be happy to help. François On 2011-10-28, at 17:59, Rich Mellor wrote: Does anyone have a QL with a working 5.25 disk drive? I have a bit of old QL

Re: [Ql-Users] Draft Ser-USB User Manual now available

2011-03-13 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi Adrian, After reading the manual I have one question: You are talking about the maximum baud rate supported on standard QL (4800) and Superhermes (57600). But what about a QL with an Hermes chip (not superhermes, just hermes). Do you think 19200 baud would work? Is there any plan for

Re: [Ql-Users] QL replacements - state of play...

2011-03-13 Thread Francois Lanciault
I would prefer a 68xxx based solution as I am a retro hardware fan... But a FPGA is close enough :-) What kind of price are we talking here... I know that I would buy anything that gives me faster speed than a superGoldCard and that is $300 or less. I have no interest in an emulated solution.

[Ql-Users] Dead QL

2011-02-22 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi QL gang, I fired up my QL this evening and it would stay on the F1/F2 screen, no matter how hard I press the F1 and F2 keys... My setup is: Aurora board SuperGoldCard QUBIDE Minerva MK1 As I said, it would not boot past the welcome screen. Not even the Minerva timeout to the default F2

Re: [Ql-Users] IDE versus SD card

2011-02-05 Thread Francois Lanciault
I would also like to see a SD card interface for the QL. We are in 2011 after all. Another thing I like about an SD card I/F is that it would be possible to develop a simple accelerator for the unexpended QL without the need for it to support floppy interface or hard drive. A bit like the

Re: [Ql-Users] Compiling SMSQ/E with GWASS

2009-06-16 Thread Francois Lanciault
Well, for a start the program smsg3_bas check is you have at least 24 meg of ram... if I remember correctly. Difficult to achieve on a SGC. Francois On 09-06-16, at 06:21, gdgqler wrote: GWASS requires a 68020+ but does not need SMSQ/E. I must see whether I can compile SMSQ/E with a JS rom

[Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.13/menu_rext bugs ?

2009-06-10 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi, I just update my old SMSQ/E (thanks Bruce) to version 3.13 but I have a few problems. First, the menu_rext extension (that is included on the disk) wont load giving the very surprising message... This menu_rext release is only licensed for use on SMSQ/E ... considering that I am

[Ql-Users] Problem with the list (QL-User)

2009-04-20 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi guys, I'm having trouble receiving messages from the list for a few days now. I never saw my last two posts or any other messages for that matter. So if any of you had replied to my SMSQ/E inquiry or to the math toolkit request, please send a private message or wait until I have

[Ql-Users] SMSQ/E

2009-04-18 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi, I am making some kind of a come back to the QL and I might have some dollars to update my SGC/Aurora system to the latest technologies. So... - What is the latest SMSQ/E revision - Where can I buy it easily (internet order, Paypal payment, quick download) - Does it come with

[Ql-Users] Math toolkit

2009-04-18 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi, I just downloaded the very interesting Maths toolkit by Helmut Aigner from Dilwyn site. The documentation is in German only. I can figure out most of the commands from the examples supplied but I was wondering if someone has the documentation in English (or french!!). Regards,

Re: [Ql-Users] Hi Resolution Colour Graphics on a Standard QL

2008-06-24 Thread Francois Lanciault
PROTECTED] To: ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Hi Resolution Colour Graphics on a Standard QL From: Francois Lanciault I know I have the demo disk, with some images and the binary code to display them. ... I will email you the files when I find time to do it. Thanks

Re: [Ql-Users] Hi Resolution Colour Graphics on a Standard QL

2008-06-23 Thread Francois Lanciault
I am very interested in your demo disk. Would you be able to find the disk (or files) and send it to me? I would put it on my web if you agree. I am very interested how you managed to convert the images and display them. HI, I did not know about this solution to get more colours when I

Re: [Ql-Users] Hi Resolution Colour Graphics on a Standard QL?

2008-06-21 Thread Francois Lanciault
I came up with the same trick many years ago, although I only implemented the 256 x 256 (two mode 8 screen) hi color display. The idea of mixing a mode 4 with a mode 8 screen did not occur to me. I produced a demo disk including about 5 colorful images. It was sometime between 1990 and the end

Re: [Ql-Users] QUBIDE problem

2007-10-19 Thread Francois Lanciault
Le 07-10-18 à 12:25, Tony Firshman a écrit : You respr it from a file on *any* bootable media (other than hard disk of course (8-)#) ). The Qubide ROM is removed. I have tried my Qubide with the respr version of the driver and to my surprise it work! That means the ROM is the problem,

Re: [Ql-Users] QUBIDE problem

2007-10-18 Thread Francois Lanciault
Hi Tony , How does I test the board with the RESPR version of the driver ? Where can I find that driver ? When do I respr the driver, after the computer has finished booting ? I will perform this test with the respr driver and if it still does not work I will send it to you for repair. PM

Re: [Ql-Users] Commercial QL Games

2007-10-15 Thread Francois Lanciault
Le 07-10-15 à 14:24, Bill Loguidice a écrit : It's too bad there's no master list of commercial games. I'd really like to see/run something that actually pushes the original hardware (though mine is expanded), but I doubt that that something exists. The best list is indeed at Rich

Re: [Ql-Users] Commercial QL Games

2007-10-15 Thread Francois Lanciault
The games listed in the wiki at this time are only a fraction of what has been produced for the QL. Come on people, just add to the list!!! Francois Le 07-10-15 à 15:58, Bill Loguidice a écrit : Boy, it's more anemic than I thought. Thanks for the link, as I definitely missed it.

[Ql-Users] Unknown expansion board

2007-10-10 Thread Francois Lanciault
This board is unknown to me; for what I can see in the picture anyway. What does it do ? http://cgi.ebay.com/Controller-fuer-Sinclair- QL_W0QQitemZ140164188516QQihZ004QQcategoryZ8099QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQ cmdZViewItem Francois ___ QL-Users

Re: [ql-users] Spare GC or SGC?

2007-02-12 Thread Francois Lanciault
Le 07-02-12 à 17:42, [EMAIL PROTECTED] a écrit : Hi Per I think you miss the point sometimes. You said The QL was never only about hardware for quite a number of enthusiasts, and therefore it is still going strong in its emulated form. If you want the best QL platform money can

Re: [ql-users] I want your software

2006-09-27 Thread Francois Lanciault
BlackKnight... now this brings memories... My first attempt at a chess program... But yes, it could not beat Psion chess. This program is a marvel. I should try to pitch my latest chess program against it one day... On to another topic... My (main) QL is a Aurora/SuperGoldCard/Minerva