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Posted by: Diane Parker - 07-17-2021, 06:05 AM - Forum: Hardware - No Replies


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  ti99 peb
Posted by: amiga92570 - 01-21-2021, 08:19 PM - Forum: For Sale - Replies (1)

I am looking for a buyer for a ti99 peb box, with 32k card, floppy card, and rs/232. Box is in good condition and operates properly. Also includes extra 32k card, sid card, and extra new power supply card. Do not want to ship. So if you are close to Riverside California let me know. I will off phone number to discuss details. thanks

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  Playing Popeye & Games List
Posted by: jonesypeter - 07-14-2020, 03:56 PM - Forum: Software - Replies (1)


I'm new to the TI99/4A.  My home computer as a child was the ZX-Spectrum.

Couple of questions if I may:

Is there a site which shows screenshots of TI Games?  Rather like Lemon64 or similar?

I'm trying to play Popeye via Classic 99.  I have downloaded the TOSEC archive from archive.org and there is a part one file and a part two file.

Popeye (1984)(Parker Brothers)(Part 1 of 2).g
Popeye (1984)(Parker Brothers)(Part 2 of 2).c

Finally.  How do I report spam?  The report button under posts does not seem to be working.

Many thanks

Great Britain

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  Free TI-99/4A
Posted by: badideajeans - 07-12-2020, 11:30 PM - Forum: For Sale - Replies (3)

I have a fully functional TI-99/4A. It is free to a good home. I only want some help with shipping.

In addition to the computer, it comes with the following hardware:
TI Power Supply
TI Video Modulator
TI dual joysticks
TI Speech Synthsizer

The following modules are included:
Car Wars
Moon Mine
Number Magic
TI Extended Basic
Tombstone City

I also have the extended basic manual.

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  Problem with Cartridge Image not fitting on TV screen
Posted by: JStoller - 05-24-2020, 11:49 AM - Forum: Software - Replies (1)

I was finally able to hook up my TI 99/4A to a new flat screen TV, but some of the images from math games like Alien Addition don't fit perfectly on the TV screen (e.g., one equation only shows partially on the left side of the TV screen).  Any advice on how to correct?

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  Viditel / Presetel prototype cartridge
Posted by: hofster - 04-13-2020, 03:26 PM - Forum: Software - No Replies


I found a prototype cartridge for the TI-99.
The cartridge is labelled Viditel although it has programs called Prestel and Bildshirmtext on it too (same thing in different languages perhaps).

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I wonder if anyone has any more knowledge about this little gem.

I posted my findings here:

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  Plato - Bad Chemistry Disks
Posted by: GullibleRaspberry9 - 11-25-2019, 12:11 AM - Forum: Software - No Replies

I have been going through the Plato High School Science - Chemistry course with my son, be we are hitting some bad disks.  

I have both the Mess emulator and the v9t9 emulator able to run the Plato Rom with the TIDisks downloaded from either whtech ftp or 99er download database.

I have never had any issues running any of the disks for many different subjects: High School writing, math, biology, physics.   However, in the Chemistry subject disks: 7, 9, 10, 12, 14 all load, get past the Plato welcome screen and to the course Menu screen.  It will say for example, "Menu 1. Chemical Reactions 1 Tutorial 2. Additional Studies 3. Select another Diskette.

When I choose 1 for the tutorial,  the disk starts reading but then just freezes.  The screen doesn't change, and the white message on the bottom just says: "Type the number of the" . 

I am hoping someone has any idea to help us along so we can finish this great course for Chemistry.  My son loves this style of learning.

Thank you for any suggestions

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  midnite mason 1984
Posted by: rick james - 11-20-2019, 11:15 PM - Forum: Software - No Replies

Hi i just joined this group. I recently purchased a TI 99/4a Home computer with a bunch of games and applications. I have been collecting game consoles for a lot of years and thought id try the vintage computers. I got it in the box at a local thrift store. I have been trying to figure out a value on a game called Midnite Mason by Software Specialties 1984. Any help or info would be great! Thank you

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  Full system listed on ebay
Posted by: kingjahrome - 05-13-2019, 02:21 PM - Forum: Ebay - No Replies

Please find the following system for auction on ebay.  It's a full TI-99/4a setup with computer, Peripheral Expansion Box, 4 expansion cards (flex interface, 32k, RS232, and disk controller), disk drive, TI extended basic; and a few other items like speech synthesizer, manuals, and the necessary cables.  Also it includes terminal emulator 2 and the disk controller cartridge.


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  Texas TI -99/4A Full or part Computer Package for sale
Posted by: anthonywilliamford - 02-09-2019, 12:40 PM - Forum: For Sale - No Replies

Available:- (also see Facebook Marketplace for full details and suggested prices, which will be posted shortly)

Please email me if you are interested in all or any individual item.

TI-99/4A Home Computer (Cartridge reader non functional)
AC/DC Adapter
Joy Sticks 
TV Pal encoder
TI Extended Basic Programming Language Cartridge and Manual with leads
Beginner's Basic Tutor cassette

Boxed Games:- 
Mission Impossible Game cassette
Adventure Command Game Cartridge with additional Cassette based game,(part tape twisted)
Number Magic Game Cartridge
Blasto Game Cartridge
The Attack Cartridge
TI-Invaders Cartridge
Hang Man Cartridge
Video Chess Cartridge
Early Learning Fun Cartridge
Connect Four Cartridge
MunchMan Cartridge
Addition and Subtraction 1 Cartridge

Books and Magazines
Get More from The TI99/4A Book Garry Marshall
Programming Basic with the TI Home Computing Book Herbert D Peckham
Learning to use the TI994/A Computer by Kevin Townsend
TI-99/4A Favorite Programs Explained by Donald C Kreutner
The Texas Program Book  by Vince Apps
Tantalising Games for Your TI99/4A Book by Hal Renko/Sam Edwards
Texas TI-99/4AUser's Reference Guide with Addendum for UK Market
99'er Magazine Jan 1983
99'er Magazine June 1983
Home Computing Weekly Magazine Nov 8-14 1983
Games Computing Magazine August 1984

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