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by joachim
Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: software
Topic: What was the name of this program?
Replies: 7
Views: 1875

Re: What was the name of this program?

jimmy, I remember that demo too, which means it was probably from Acorn Computing.
by joachim
Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:34 am
Forum: coordination of magazine scanning projects
Topic: Post your Feedback about this section here
Replies: 9
Views: 3810

Re: Post your Feedback about this section here

It might be a silly question (what with the heated other thread!) but are there plans to put Electron User online? ...or is the idea just to make sure everything is scanned whether its available online or not..? The entirety of Electron User *used* to be available at http://www.acornelectron.co.uk/...
by joachim
Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:25 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Canal Lock educational game
Replies: 12
Views: 2712

In case anyone else wants the MICROPRIMER programs, it turns out that they're on BBC PD disc 159 and hence are available from Dave's mirror of 8BS.
Download: http://www.bbcmicro.net/old-8bs/pool/bbc/bbc159.zip
by joachim
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: PERCY PENGUIN Early Version - Anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 1084

Micro Power's Rubble Trouble - despite having been rethemed to not feature penguins :( - is an excellent implementation and in it the monsters start trapped in blocks. If you get to one before the block decays (a second or two, this is very hard) you can crush the block and the monster dies instantl...
by joachim
Sun Feb 17, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: software
Topic: did anyone buy those early 4d games?
Replies: 7
Views: 2089

did anyone buy those early 4d games?

So what was Man At Arms actually about? And was it any good? I never read a satisfactory description: in fact, I'm not sure I ever saw a screenshot other than the one in the 4D advertisements.

-j
by joachim
Mon Jul 31, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: 8bs?
Replies: 0
Views: 1192

8bs?

8bs.com currently promises they'll be back "in July".

Seems to me they'd better hurry up ...
by joachim
Wed Jun 21, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Name that software (educational)
Replies: 4
Views: 2584

Crash! That's what it was called, I'd been wondering that for the longest time.

Is there anywhere I can download those MICROPRIMER software packs? We had them in infant school ... (fx: accurately exhibits age)