Date : Fri, 21 Jan 2000 13:13:52 +1300
From : Bill Keesing <bill@...>
Subject: Re: Excellent site...
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At 20:14 20/01/00 +0100, Isabel Cisternas and Robert Schmidt wrote:
> > Hi Robert,
> > I found your website quite by accident whilst rooting through some old
> > links i had in my favourites folder and a very good link it is too.
> > I used to own both a BBC and Electron and remember those classics like
> > and Ricochet. I've tried out a couple of beeb emulators but have found them
> > very slow in comparison to other systems. Obviously, the BBC was/is a very
> > complex computer to emulate what with all the expansions it could handle.
>It depends a bit on which emulators you have tried. BeebEm might seem
>slow, for example, but it is written in C/C++ only. pcBBC is supposedly
>very good and very fast, though I have only tried it briefly (I prefer a
>window, and I have a fast PC).
> > I heard recently from a friend that Lemmings had appeared on the BBC B.
> > I have asked many times in the newsgroups whether this be true but to no
> > avail. Is it and if so, is it still possible to get hold of the title?
>I don't think so - I've never heard of it. In the archive, there's a
>game called "Lemming Syndrome", which is just a pretty good version of
>the "Bouncing Babies" concept.
>I'll CC this reply to the BBC micro mailing list (you should join if you
>haven't already) - I'm sure somebody there can help.
There was a version of Lemmings released for the Archimedes, but not that
ICR for the Beeb as the Beeb was pretty much a dead duck retailing wise by
then. Even the Masters were at the twilight of their retail shelf life IIRC.
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