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ZX Vega+ new Spectrum games console
« on: 2018.June.01. 23:15:52 »
The new Spectrum-like games console seems to be in trouble according to  BBC news story but scroll down a bit...look who one of the backers is...Dr Levy!

(Sorry if everyone already knew that, I didn't!)

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Re: ZX Vega+ new Spectrum games console
« Reply #1 on: 2018.June.01. 23:45:42 »
Oh dear...lots of Levy-hating going on by disgruntled backers who have not received anything, shipping dates repeatedly being missed...sounds familiar! http://www.retro-computers.co.uk

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Re: ZX Vega+ new Spectrum games console
« Reply #2 on: 2018.June.02. 10:45:37 »
Yes, I hear about the story, but not a detailed.

I don't understood the original Vega concept: it is a stupid Spectrum parody with few keys only... most important QAOP are also missing... at same time released the Recreated ZX Spectrum, which are looks good, but it is only a BT keyboard for a emulator program on phone... why not put the Vega board to a Recrated case? :-)

Vega+ also not a Spectrum (for me), but least looks a good "kvarcjáték" (I don't know the right English word for these I think about Nintendo Game&Watch series, and their clones. These are very popular at middle of 80's in Hungary. I have a Dragon Fighter), which is runs Spectrum games.

But hard to understood the lot of delays: just need to put the Vega to a new case, add battery and LCD, which are very popular components today...

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Re: ZX Vega+ new Spectrum games console
« Reply #3 on: 2018.June.02. 12:39:58 »
But hard to understood the lot of delays: just need to put the Vega to a new case, add battery and LCD, which are very popular components today...
Disputes among the company directors from what I read!

I have not followed the story of Vega much, it just caught my eye because of David Levy. It is definitely the same Mr Levy - there is a photo. Older than I remember from 30 years ago of course, but so am I :(

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