[BBC-Micro] FW: Repton!
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 21:48:49 GMT 2010
Jon Ripley wrote:
> Jules Richardson wrote:
>> I found some Flash-based 'online' Repton game the other day at
>> http://www.repton3.co.uk/repton1.aspx - but no instructions with it. I'm
>> certain there was a way of committing suicide in the original game ('space' I
>> think) if you got stuck, but couldn't work out the magic key combination to do
>> the same in this online one... bah!
> Press the Escape key to commit suicide.
Aha - I think it might be having issues with the fact I have I v9 Flash player
(based on seeing other Flash things around which *almost* work but have funny
little quirks). Escape does work (thanks!), but I seem to have to hold it down
for quite a while (compared to the other keys) before it responds, which is
why I didn't spot it the other day.
(I love Repton. It's one of the very few games I ever actually played right
through to the end as a kid.)
I should probably find a 'native' BBC emulator to put on this machine, but I'm
not sure what the pickings are like for Linux at the moment...
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