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Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 34 - 25-31 August 1983

Publication Date : 25th August 1983 to 31st August 1983

Publication Contents :

Page Item
1 NewBrain Company Crashes [News Item]
NewBrain company going into liquidation
1 The Mirror Plans a Launch into Software [News Item]
The Mirror newspaper planned to go into software and launch titles for a range of 8-bit home computers
2 Transylvanian Tower [Advert]
Advert for Transylvanian Tower on the Spectrum A 3D maze adventure
5 WH Smiths Software via Cable [News Item]
WH Smiths planning to launch a cable based service based on a U.S service.
5 Worlds First for Philips TV [News Item]
Philips release first 26inch Colour TV with built in thermal printer to print teletext pages
5 Mattel chops costs [News Item]
Mattel slashes its pricing on it 16k expansion for it Aquarius range of home computers
5 Eighth ZX Micro Fair [News Item]
Sweltering ZX fair, 7,000 attended the 8th ZX Micro Fair, despite summer heat.
5 Electron Head Start for Smiths [News Item]
WHSmiths brokers a deal to start selling the new Acorn Electron for 199
5 Microdrive latest [News Item]
Popular Computing weekly still hasn't received their Microdrive despite Sinclair cashing the check.
6 SpaceShuttle [Advert]
A Dragon 32 game , Space Shuttle simulation
8 Anirog Software [Advert]
Double page advert for Anirog software , titles including Scramble 64 and Kong 64
10 Barrels and Ladders [Type-In Listing]
David Millington
A game listing for ZX Spectrums 16k or 48k
13 A Claim to fame [Interview]
David Kelly
An article about Premier micro systems making a Dragon 32 Disk System
14 How does it compare [Review]
Comparison of Acorn Electron against BBC B
16 Salamander Software Advert [Advert]
Salamander Software Advert for a game called Franklins Tomb, on Dragon and Oric Computers
17 In the Firing Line [Article]
In the Firing Line, a guide to game programming on the VIC20
20 Set to music [Type-In Listing]
Graham Hoare
A simple music tutor program for a 16k Spectrum.
22 A fundamental constant [Type-In Listing]
Boris Allan
A program to calculate the exponential
23 A joystick that works [Advert]
Advert for a Cambridge Computing Joystick
25 Noughts and Crosses [Type-In Listing]
C Moorhouse
A listing for a noughts and crosses game on the Dragon 32
29 Racer [Type-In Listing]
Steven Parker
A game listing om the VIC 20
30 Scribble [Type-In Listing]
Ron Luxton
Scribble A word based game listing for the ZX81
32 Stomper [Type-In Listing]
B Clayton
Stomper, A Game listing on the ZX Spectrum

Creator : Sunshine Publications

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH35776. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
Article: Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 34 - 25-31 August 1983

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