Guys, I have Magic Desk as a physical cart and it is also readily available in softform on the net.... I can email the disk image directly to those interested. ====>>> 1 ---------------- DEL ====>>> 2 MAGIC DESK I PRG ====>>> 97 MAGIC DESK- MAIN PRG ====>>> 17 MAGIC DESK- 8000 PRG ====>>> 17 MAGIC DESK- C000 PRG ====>>> 1 ---------------- DEL I have never tried Magic Voice with Magic Desk so don't know what to expect speech wise.... I don't know if the soft form will work given the Gorf discussion! The Cart itself is a multi-ROM, there are four ROMS in it plus decode logic so its not a simple case of EPROM burning :( Unfortunately never seen the "Bee" progs or the "Magic Talking Book" which is supposed to be the other title that existed! - Nick > -----Original Message----- > From: Richard Atkinson [SMTP:email@example.com] > Sent: Wednesday, 16 February 2000 10:19 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Magic Voice Software > > On Tue, 15 Feb 2000, Nicolas Welte wrote: > > > Yesterday I did a little experiment with my Magic Voice to finally hear > > something else than the built-in vocabulary. As is mentioned in the MV > > manual, the game cartridges GORF and Wizard of Wor support the voice > > module. Both is confirmed by reports that can be seen on Cameron's > > Secret Weapons page. Since these game cartridges are probably hard to > > get and quite expensive, a good option is to make your own cartridge. > > gorf.crt is available for download, so I stripped the header and loaded > > the image into my RAM cartridge. Amazing, it really works and sentences > > like "Commodore presents GORF, a Bally/Midway game. Long live GORF! Push > > the joystick button. Hahahaha." and several others which I didn't > > understand. I only had quite a hard time with the pass thru expansion > > port of the MV, it seems to be equally crappy as the one in the SX64. > > The contact springs are not strong enough for some cartridges. > > I've been looking for Gorf for a while. I bought Wizard of Wor from eBay > (not too expensive) and was very impressed with the 'evil'-sounding > voices. All in all, I think the Magic Voice is quite a neat toy, even > though it has no really useful purpose. > > > Does someone have the other two titles that are mentioned: A Bee C's and > > Magic Desk? Should also be the cartridge version I guess... > > Did you try Wizard of Wor? I highly recommend it. I'm going to make a C64 > EPROM cartridge very soon, like I did with the plus/4 and an old Jack > Attack cartridge. I'm interested in knowing where you found the Gorf .crt > file. I'll also second your request for the others - surely someone has > ABC's or Magic Desk? > > > Richard > > - > This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. > To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail > email@example.com. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The contents of this email (including any attachments) may be privileged and confidential. Any unauthorised use of the contents is expressly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please advise us immediately (you can contact us by telephone on +61 8 9441 2311 by reverse charge) and then permanently delete this email together with any attachments. We appreciate your cooperation. Whilst Orbital endeavours to take reasonable care to ensure that this email and any attachments are free from viruses or other defects, Orbital does not represent or warrant that such are free from computer viruses or other defects. (C) 2000: Orbital Engine Company (Australia) Pty Ltd and its affiliates - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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