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by mr_bogus
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: General CreatiVision forum
Topic: Someone has uploaded the 1983/84 Dick Smith catalog
Replies: 4
Views: 1094

Re: Someone has uploaded the 1983/84 Dick Smith catalog

The Dick Smith catalog is fascinating to browse through. In addition to the obvious Wizzard stuff, I had no idea they offered so much electronic engineering info/help back in those days!
by mr_bogus
Sat Mar 20, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello from UK (sometimes Australia, originally South Africa)
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Hello from UK (sometimes Australia, originally South Africa)

Hi all, I've known MADrigal for 2 decades, but just realised I never introduced myself here. I originally grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, where we got our first CV in 1983/4 when I was 9 years old, ended up purchasing all the games available (even Locomotive, which was released there a few ye...
by mr_bogus
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:15 am
Forum: Introduce yourself!
Topic: G'day from Adelaide, Australia
Replies: 2
Views: 3349

Re: G'day from Adelaide, Australia

Welcome Hawk! Greetings from Melbourne (previously Birmingham, UK; and before that, South Africa) :)
by mr_bogus
Sun Mar 13, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Your collection
Topic: MADrigal's creatiVision collection
Replies: 82
Views: 89475

Re: MADrigal's creatiVision collection

Exciting stuff!! :)
by mr_bogus
Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Your collection
Topic: MADrigal's creatiVision collection
Replies: 82
Views: 89475

Re: MADrigal's creatiVision collection

More photos - My Telefunken carts (almost complete collection, missing BASIC only) - My Laser 2001 carts (boxed Locomotive and loose Tennis) - My Salora Manager carts (6 boxed and 2 loose incl. Stone Age) - My Dick Smith Wizzard cassettes - My VTech reissue carts in small orange box (6 boxed + 1 lo...
by mr_bogus
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: General CreatiVision forum
Topic: Retrogamer magazine issue 135
Replies: 7
Views: 6384

Re: Retrogamer magazine issue 135

Wow, thanks for letting us know! I'll definitely be picking up a copy if i can find one.
by mr_bogus
Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: CreatiVision from South America (Venezuela)
Replies: 4
Views: 5264

Re: CreatiVision from South America (Venezuela)

This is an amazing find!!!

I wonder if the games run 17% faster on this machine (60Hz instead of 50Hz)?

And do the cartridges work across regions? (I assume region locking wasn't around yet in those days?)
by mr_bogus
Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Games programming
Topic: Galaxy Ranger
Replies: 11
Views: 9294

Re: Galaxy Ranger

Looks great, I'm excited to see the project's progress :)
by mr_bogus
Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: General CreatiVision forum
Topic: Creativision at various expos
Replies: 6
Views: 8874

Re: Creativision at the VCF-GB

Wasn't me! But that is great news :)
by mr_bogus
Fri May 17, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Your collection
Topic: Mobsie`s collection
Replies: 56
Views: 56390

Re: Mobsie`s collection

From my memory, the South African DEMO TAPE's cover looked pretty much identical to that one!

I had Deja Vu when I saw the 3D "A" on the cassette too :)