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Dragon User - August 1983

Advice on machine code loading, syntax errors, wrap-around and disbling the BREAK key - plus bad news on copyright
Latest developments in hardware and software, including Dragon gets Mumps, goes to the US and shows up at Earls Court
Wareham in Dorset, homeof the Dragon 32 Users'Club
Cover Feature
John Scriven hits the adventure trail this month, recuperates byplaying chess and back gammon and visits the arcades
Shining a light
Dragon light pens cost less than other machines
Towers of Brahma
A change of pace from blitzing and space games - we invite you to solve the riddle of the rings
Movement routines
We tell you how to make objects move on the screen and then incorporate the routines into an exciting game
What's in store
An introduction to how the Dragon stores data in its memory
POKEing about
How the dragon's speed can be increased and by how much - with a glimpse at double the memory
Open file
We publish your program: this month,Nail and thread, Brain teaser, joy of music, colout mixing and Dice for the gamblers among you
Win a colour monitor donated by Statacom and Portate

Publication Date : 1983

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH4204. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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