Dragon User - May 1983

CONTENTS
Letters
Advice on buying a cassette recorder and on saving programs
News
The Dragon is to get more memory and two new companions - one to battle with the BBC B, the other with the IBM PC
Clubs
Pleasures and pitfalls of setting up a users' group
Software round-up
Who said there was no software for the Dragon? Packages that will pursh the machine to its limits once arcade games lose their thrill
In the red corner
Have you got the right machine? The Dragon takes on the BBC machines, the VIC20 and the Spectrum. Boris Allan referees
Microdeal talks
Graham Taylor went to Cornwall to talk to John Syme of software house Microdeal
Moonbase Alpha
See if you can land your shuttle on the hover pad at Moonbase Alpha
Command graphics
Two fo the most under-used commands in Dragon Basic, GET and PUT
Data filing
How to save bodies of data on tape so that they can be used later, avoiding the need to re-enter information manually each time a program is reloaded
Printerfacing
Making the most of your Dragon printer - from using the control codes to making a high resolution copy of the screen
Open file
We publish your programs: this month versions of an old Chinese boardgame, loading direct from the hex dump and the mysterious Dragonet
Dragon answers
Increasing speed, muddled joysticks, using restore, finding out about SAM
Competition
Win a printer and meet Agog

Date : May 1983

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4201. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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