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by markoceans
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Unused Citadel bits
Replies: 115
Views: 16756

Re: Unused Citadel bits

Hi, I am still looking for someone from the Acorn community to help with this disk extraction project for the Citadel source code. If anyone has any recommendations, please do get in touch via DM. I think this is a pretty unique opportunity!

Thanks.
by markoceans
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Unused Citadel bits
Replies: 115
Views: 16756

Re: Unused Citadel bits

Here's a picture of Michael Jakobsen taken today ....

https://twitter.com/idesine/status/1343 ... 24416?s=20

If someone who has decent disk reading kit would like to DM me, happy to see if Michael can be persuaded to send you his source disc(s).

Mark
by markoceans
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book
Replies: 49
Views: 3795

Re: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book

The release date is now this Friday, November 27th.
by markoceans
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

Re: New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)

Latest update on idesine.com. Shouldn't be long now.

"The good news is that the books have now arrived in the UK and should be clearing Felixstowe Port on Monday, after some help from the port authorities. We expect to confirm a despatch date in the next couple of days."
by markoceans
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book
Replies: 49
Views: 3795

Re: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book

Latest update on idesine.com. Shouldn't be long now.

"The good news is that the books have now arrived in the UK and should be clearing Felixstowe Port on Monday, after some help from the port authorities. We expect to confirm a despatch date in the next couple of days."
by markoceans
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Delos D.Harriman's unreleased BBC networked game Bolo - interview excerpt
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Delos D.Harriman's unreleased BBC networked game Bolo - interview excerpt

Delos D.Harriman talks about unreleased BBC Micro networked game Bolo in new book Acorn - A World in Pixels. Read extended excerpt from book at https://bit.ly/35tzsjF. Buy now from https://idesine.com

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by markoceans
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

Re: New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)

Hi,
The book is due in stock at the distributors later this week, ready for distribution to all pre-orders at end of week. Not long now!
by markoceans
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)

This month's Retrogamer magazine (issue 213) includes a full page colour advertisement for the new book Acorn - A World in Pixels on the inside front cover, as well as a nice review for the book on page 102. You can read more here . The book is available now from idesine.com https://cdn.shopify.com/...
by markoceans
Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book
Replies: 49
Views: 3795

Re: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book

Win a super high quality A2 poster of Ste Pickford's spectacular cover art for the upcoming book Acorn - A World in Pixels. The publishers are offering the poster to the first two people pulled at random who can name the full set of BBC/Electron games that feature on the front cover of the book to b...
by markoceans
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book
Replies: 49
Views: 3795

Acorn - A World in Pixels - new book

Hi, Hope you don't mind the post here. Here's some info on what could be the definitive book on the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron games industry. More info and ordering at http://www.idesine.com https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0421/2454/2109/files/cover_artwork_RGB_72dpi_final_no_border_900x.jpg?v=...
by markoceans
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: past all-day virtual ABugs
Topic: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #5, Saturday 4th July 2020, 9am - 10pm
Replies: 70
Views: 5306

Re: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #5, Saturday 4th July 2020, 9am - 10pm

Please could I be added to the afternoon and evening sessions?
by markoceans
Tue May 26, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: past all-day virtual ABugs
Topic: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #4, Saturday 6th June 2020, 9am - 10pm - NOW FULL
Replies: 119
Views: 8548

Re: All-day 'Virtual' Acorn session #4, Saturday 6th June 2020, 9am - 10pm

please could I attend in the afternoon and evening (as a newbie). Thanks. Mark
by markoceans
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: For sale - A2 Posters: Elite, Zarch, Ravenskull, Codename Droid, Crazee Rider, Palace of Magic, Repton
Replies: 42
Views: 4845

Re: For sale - A2 Posters: Elite, Zarch, Ravenskull, Codename Droid, Crazee Rider, Palace of Magic, Repton

Hi, I am interested in these. Could you please send me a PM? (I don't seem to be able to do this at the moment on the site). Thanks.

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