Carol Shaw

Carol Shaw

Born: 1955

Carol Shaw is believed to be the first professional female video game designer. She first used a computer while at high school in Palo Alto where she excelled at Maths and enjoyed playing text-based games. She went on to gain degrees in Computer Science in the 1970s when there were few women in the field.

Carol was then employed by Atari, programming games for the company’s VCS console (later renamed the 2600). The console popularised the concept of cartridge-based games and Carol was Atari’s go-to coder for the trickier programming tasks. At the time, developers created a whole game including the programming, sound and graphics. She said she joined the company because they paid her to play games! While at Atari, Carol also worked other titles, including 3-D Tic Tac Toe (1978), which took her six months to create, Video Checkers (1980), and Super Breakout (1982).

Later, while working at Activision, where she was again the first female designer, Carol produced River Raid, the game she is most well known for and which won numerous awards. The game was inspired by the side-scrolling alien shooter game Scramble. However, Shaw’s boss informed her that there were too many space games on the market so she went with a river-based game instead and River Raid came to be. Activision’s River Raid manual also includes tips for beating the game, written directly by Carol and describing her as “a scholar in the field of Computer Science”. The game’s success later enabled her to retire early.

Carol Shaw was one of the women profiled in our Women in Computing Festival 2017 of entitled Where Did All the Women Go?. Click here for the Women in Computing timeline created for that event.


 

 

 

 

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ZX microfair [News Item]
Maze, Colour Clash, Galactic Trooper and Spectra Smash. Nearly all of the established houses presented new titles for the Spectrum.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Descent into the valley! [News Item]
A ROW has broken out be tween two software com panies, both selling games cal led The Valley.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
98K Lynx [News Item]
The,drive comes with its own Lynx operating system. The single disc unit plus operating system and controller card will cost £343.85.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Commodore goes for broke [News Item]
THE price of the Commodore 64 computer will come down substantially in July.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Electron goes bl-iingual [News Item]
ACORN now has a version of BBC Forth running on its new Electron machine.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Electron goes bl-iingual [News Item]
ACORN now has a version of BBC Forth running on its new Electron machine.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
A vested Interest [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Muneher [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
First of a family! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Keep hitting the keys! [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Speaks for itself! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Paint it black! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Volcanic catacombs [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
For whom the poll tolls [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983 1982
Busy time for the Commodore [News Item]
Software for the 64 is now coming through in a flood, both from Commodore itself and from the independent sup pliers. The most outstanding games program was Soccer, pre viewed by Commodore for re lease on Rom later in the sum mer. Commodore showed ten new titles that are available immediately: Radar Rat Race,
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
Expansion options for BBC [News Item]
TWO companies have come up with altogether different expansion options for the BBC Micro.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
Atari takes on founder [News Item]
ATARI has resolved the dis pute with its founder, Nolan Bushnell, by re-employing him.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
Command performance! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
Atari adventures! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
Root causes [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983 1982
dK'tronics Hardware and Software [Advert] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Sinclair ZX81 Advert [Advert] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Testing Your ZX81's Speed [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Windfall (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
1K Chess [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Orbit (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Bureau de Change (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
The Dreaded ROM Bug [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
ZX81 Re-Number (Utility) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Building a Library [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Power Boat (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Zap (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Tourist Trap (16K Adventure Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Double Your RAM [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
First Steps in Machine Code [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Micro Mouse (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Screen Pokes for ZX80 and ZX81 [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
One Armed Bandit [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Othello (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Swappo (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Peek, Poke, Byte and RAM [Review] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Clive Sets the Pace [News Item]
Uncle Clive will be donning his sweaty tracksuit to set the pace in a half-marathon to be held in July.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Sinclair Misses the Bus [News Item]
Sinclair and Timex were most conspicuous by their absence at the giant West Coast Faire held in San Francisco at the end of March.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Schools Lap it Up [News Item]
More than 2500 UK secondary schools have bought ZX81s to give their pupils hands-on computing experience.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Timex Buys it Up [News Item]
Sinclair Research have signed a deal with Timex in America to get the ZX81 sold through some 171,000 retail outlets in the states.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Users' Club [News Item]
A network of Users' Club for the ZX81 has sprung up in the UK.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Users Crowd it Out [News Item]
The ZX Microfairs, organised by Mike Johnston, are going from strength to strength.
ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
DCP Developments' Packs [Article] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Hypno (16K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Crofton Keyboard Review [Review] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Quicksilva - Nick Lambert Interview [Interview] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Chopper Squad (1K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Draughts (4K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
Customer File (Business Software) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
UFO (1K Game) [Type-In Listing] ZX Computing Summer 1982 May 1982
New ITV venture to rival BBC? [News Item]
ITV deciding whether to launch ITV micro
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Bug-Byte loses claim to fame [News Item]
A SPLIT at Bug-Byte means it will lose its claim to Manic Miner
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
New look for Commodore Pets [News Item]
COMMODORE gives Pets a 'new look and taps into Zylog chip technology as the year gets under way.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
There's no present like the future [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Spectrum in Las Vegas [News Item]
TIMEX has announced its plans for the American version of the ZX Spectrum — the TS2000.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Dragon upgraded to 64 [News Item]
Scheme which allows Dragon 32 owners to upgrade to a Dragon 64
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Sinclair and the French connection [News Item]
SINCLAIR may switch pro duction of his ZX81 and Spec trum microcomputers to France, if Timex's Dundee plant goes on strike.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Games on the Spectrum [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Waiting for Oric [News Item]
AS Oric's hardware produc tion hits a problem, plans of extended software for the machine have been announced.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Invincible Island [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Commodore 64K portables [News Item]
COMMODORE has announced a new range of portable computers based on the Commodore 64 machine.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Diver [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Olivetti spark printer for Acorn [News Item]
Acorn Computers has adopted the Olivetti printer for use with its microcomputers.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Turn your programme upside down [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
New micro from Atari [News Item]
ATARI has announced pre liminary details of its new generation of microcomputers.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Unlock your Imagination [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Flipside [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Power games [Interview] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
The fun of the fairs [News Item]
In terms of the number of visitors this is Belle View show was rated a great success
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Empire of the Dragon [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Chequered [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
A routine matter [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Spectrum Joystick Interface [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Jupiter Ace Revisited [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
The fabulous Cassette 50 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Now we our sails advance [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
More than fun and games! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Baby Crocodiles [News Item]
This month sees the 151st anniversary of the birth of Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson, alias Lewis Carroll
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 03 - 20-26 January 1983 1983
Get compatible at Currys. You can't buy cheaper [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Electron plans [News Item]
The Electron will use BBC Basic, and Acorn's intention is to.make most of the Acornsoft sofware for the BBC machine available for the new machine at the time of its launch.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Once you've got to grips with the Rock 'n' Roll game, flip over and get your teeth into Dracula [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Tl aims product at Sinclair computers [News Item]
TEXAS Instruments has announced details of a new low-cost microcomputer and high-speed 'mircodrive' data storage unit.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Protect your valuable software magazines and tapes [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Sinclair worth £135 9m [News Item]
FOLLOWING the successful sale of 400,000 Sinclair Re search shares —10 per cent of its equity — to a group of city institutional investors, the company is valued at £135.9m.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Tasword Two - The Word Processor [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
New Apple micro as IBM gets UK debut [News Item]
Apple Computers has public ly shown its new Lisa micro for the first time in the same week that IBM has announced the long-awaited UK launch of its Personal Computer.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Adventure Games [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Pixel merger [News Item]
PIXEL Productions, the Lon don-based ZX8i and VIC20 software house has appointed Quicksilva to market and dis tribute its cassette tapes.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Mastercode Assembler for the Commodore 64 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Down to earth with a thump [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Tread The Path of Adventure with.... GILSOFT [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 49 - 8-14 December 1983 1983
Computer Surround [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Spiderman to star in new adventure [News Item]
Adventure International has concluded a deal with the Marvel Comics Group to put characteers from the comics into a ew range of adventure games.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Gamesdesigners are rare [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
This is the age of the robot [News Item]
Personal robots are to begin their march on to British soil early in 1984
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Star Trek [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Games on the Spectrum [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Keyboard talk [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
Monopoly game makers in new battle [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Channelled drives [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
ITV says 'No' to micro [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Malthus' law [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 04 - 27 January-3 February 1983 1983
1m Spectrums [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Oric switches out of mall order [News Item]
ORIC Products International is to discontinue mail-order sales of its Oric 1 microcornputer almost as soon as they have begun.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Valhalla [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Atari signs big names [News Item]
A VIDEO game based on the story and characters in the Spellberg film Raiders of the L'st Ark is just one of the projects in the pipeline, arising from a series of licensing agreements concluded by Atari.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Santa's Mission [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Commodore gives voice [News Item]
A SOPHISTICATED voice synthesizer add-on has been announced for the Commodore 64 microcomputer.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
The Dan Diamond Trilogy [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
More micros get government approval [News Item]
MICROCOMPUTERS purchased for use by govern ment departments are more likely to be British-made, fol lowing the announcement of new guidelines.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Unlock your Imagination [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Lisp for Spectrum [News Item]
SERIOUS Software has developed a Lisp interpreter for the Spectrum.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
More fun & games from your Spectrum [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Distribution by John Wiley [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Fantasy software - Doomsday castle [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Tank Battle [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Turn your programme upside down [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Tread Softly, pioneer [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Fantasy software - The Pyramid [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Adventure trails [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Protect your valuable software magazines and tapes [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Two aspects of coding [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Mastercode Assembler for the Commodore 64 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Specifying corners [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Adventure Games [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Simulating reality [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 05 - 3-9 February 1983 1983
Tread The Path of Adventure with.... GILSOFT [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Atari (US) axes 1700 in manufacturing move [News Item]
ATARI (US) has axed 1,700 jobs at its California head quarters following the announcement of disastrous financial results for the last quarter of 1983 (see Popular Computing Weekly, February 24).
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Christmas Quiz [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Sord and Aquarius get distribution [News Item]
BOTH the Sord M5 and Matell Aquarius home compu ters will find their way into the high street shops following the conclusion of distribution agreements
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
New Releases - Holiday Town [News Item]
Urban Upstart
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Spectrum serial parallel interfaces [News Item]
BOTH RS232 and Centronics interfaces are now available for the ZX Spectrum. Cobra Technology is offer ing an RS232 communications interface for £30.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Top 10 [News Item]
Top 10 of BBC, Atari, Dragon, Vic 20, Spectrum, Books and ZX81
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 51 - 22 December 1983 - 4 January 1984 1983
Young marketeer [News Item]
SEVENTEEN-year-old De rek Bartle has been appointed to set up and operate a UK distribution network for Mikrogen.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Airing on copyright [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Romeo and Juliet [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Sinclair's little mascot [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Degrees of freedom [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Designer [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Right is wrong [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 09 - 3-9 March 1983 1983
Oric doubt [News Item]
Few 16K machines are being manufactured at present. Some mail-order customers, who have ordered the 16K version, have been sent 48K models.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Psion sells 1 m tapes In software boom [News Item]
PSION, the ZX81 and Spec trum software house, has reached record-breaking heights with the sale of its millionth cassette.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Timex investigation [News Item]
PRIME Minister Margaret Thatcher has leant her weight behind an investigation of Timex's plans to axe 1900 jobs in Dundee.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Corby site chosen as Commodore base [News Item]
COMMODORE has selected Corby as its UK manufactur ing base.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Royal complaints [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
The Kingdom of Codriek [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Softly, softly [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Football addict [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Not as easy as it looks! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Scotched! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Cracking eggs with siedgehammers [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 11 - 17-23 March 1983 1983
Home-taping [News Item]
At present. Commodore is looking closely at two possible approaches. "If necessary we can concentrate on Rom soft ware or material on discs with protection systems," he said, "but we are also looking at changing the design of our cassette player to make it in compatible with a normal audio player."
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Software boost for Jupiter Ace [News Item]
ACE owners are soon to get a shot in the arm — a muchneeded software transfusion from the machine's manufac turer, Jupiter Cantab.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Spectrum low-cost printer [News Item]
A PACKAGE has been pro duced which allows the Sinc lair Spectrum to run the Tandy low-cost printer/plotter.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
16K Oric [News Item]
"The 16K has had to be viewed, from the manufactur ing point of view, as a totally different product," he com mented. "This has caused a delay."
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Prestel adaptor put on ice [News Item]
PLANS for a Prestel adaptor for the ZX81 and Spectrum microcomputers have been dropped by Sinclair Research. "The project has not been killed dead— just frozen" said a company spokesman.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Donkey Kong treads the boards [News Item]
BOARD-GAME manufactur er Milton Bradley is moving into the arcade arena. _ The company is producing a range of traditional games based on arcade favourites. The first three are Donkey Kong, Pac-Man and Frogger. Berserk, Defender and Zaxxon are to follow shortly.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Bugs and all [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
April Fool Island [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Fire, turn and run! [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Fantasy world! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
A Gift From The Gods [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
It's kids stuff! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 13 - 31 March - 6 April 1983 1983
Cortex Advert [Advert] COPY OF Electronics Today International - September 1983 1983
Tron Feature [Review] COPY OF Electronics Today International - September 1983 1983
Jupiter Ace Advert [Advert] COPY OF Electronics Today International - September 1983 1983
Cortex Feature Part 3 [Article] COPY OF Electronics Today International - September 1983 1983
Sinclair Spectrum Advert [Advert] Electronics Today International - January 1983 1983
Memotech Ram Advert [Advert] Electronics Today International - January 1983 1983
ZX Analogue to Digital Converter [Review] Electronics Today International - January 1983 1983
Vic add-on [News Item]
the game, by relocating the expansion Rom to a different area of the VIC20's memory map under software control. With the auto-run disabled, software in the Softswitch program allows the cartridge program to be copied either to cassette or disc.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
Prices slashed on Oric [News Item]
ORIC has announced substan tial price reductions on its 16K and 48K machines. The 48K comes down by £30 to £139.95 and the 16K re turns, after a brief spell at £129.95, to its original launch price of £99.95.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
Julian becomes the video king [News Item]
EIGHTEEN year old Julian Rignall has become the 1983 Video Arcade Game Cham pion. Julian successfully fought off competition from over 500 of the country's top arcade players to win the title. The best 18 met for the final held in London last Thursday. Julian received a prize of his own arcade machine, worth over £1,500, presented by the spon sors of the competition, UK arcade machine manufacturer, Taitel.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
Flying backwards [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
Bomber Run [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
A routine program [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
Full of fables [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 28 - 14-20 July 1983 1983
CBS agrees to tie-up with Qulcksiiva [News Item]
CBS Records has agreed to distribute Quicksilva's soft ware.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
US printer comes over [News Item]
ALPHACOM32 is a new printer for the ZX Spectrum. The machine is very similar to the Timex-Sinciair 20-40 printer sold in the US - it is manufactured by the same company. Like Sinclair's more familiar UK model, the ZX printer, the Alphacom 32 uses aluminised paper for printing but it is slightly wider - dVi inches. Available from Dean Electronics, Glendale Park, Fernbank Road, Ascot, the Alphacom 32 is priced at £99.95.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
Guarantee system [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
Money Snake [News Item]
Money Snake for the unexpended VIC20 just fits into the 3.5K memory. The object of the game is to guide your greedy snake 'Fred' around a room, eating pounds and the occasional diamond. But, beware — these goodies can change to deadly dollars. Ifyou hit the wall, or your own body, then you die with a spectacular explosion. You gain 10 points for each pound you eat and a mystery number of points for each diamond.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
A little micro music [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
Arcade amusements! [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
Another language for the BBC [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 30 - 28 July - 3 August 1983 1983
Phoenix rises from the ashes [News Item]
ONE of the two founders of Romik Software — the pre dominantly VicZO and Dragon games house — has left to form his own company. Phoenix Software.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
Apocalypse is here [News Item]
APOCALYPSE software appears to be the first inde pendent software house to write for the Aquarius computer.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
The Dragon goes Forth [News Item]
FOR £14 it will soon be possi ble to buy a disc-based version of Forth for the Dragon. M and J Software plan the product, which is compatible with the Premier Microsy stems Delta disc system, for the beginning of September. The language is a fig-Forth implementation and contains its own macroassembler. Forths seem to be about in profusion for the Dragon. Cas sette-based versions are avail able from M and J, Oasis, Microtanic and Microdeal. Contact: M and J, 34 Grays Close, Scholar Green, Stokeon- Trent; Oasis, Lower North Street, Cheddar, Somerset; Microtanic, 16 Upland Road, Dulwich, London; and Mic rodeal, 14 Truro Road, St Austell, Cornwall
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
Battleships [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
The gang of four [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
Play the game [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
The White Barrows [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
Fact of factoid? [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 33 - 18-24 August 1983 1983
Oric 2 gets go ahead [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
What future now for Atari? [News Item]
Warner Communications may sell its ailing Atari computer division.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Forty Niner Advert [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
His master's voice sounds from Commodore [News Item]
Commodore will launch its long-awaited Magic Voice speech synthesiser unit.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Little new at ZX fair [News Item]
Interest once again centered around new Spectrum software.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Teddy bear's picnic [News Item]
Bear Bovver coming to 48k Spectrum
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Storage Solution [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Turn your programme upside down [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
In the driving seat [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Cable Software urgently require machine code programs [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
In reverse [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Unlock your Imagination [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
An easy life for some [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
The Official Frogger [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Once you've got to grips with the Rock 'n' Roll game, flip over and get your teeth into Dracula [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
"Adventures into imagination" [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Deathchase [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Securi Tape A must for all Commodore 64 owners! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
The best books for the Spectrum [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Mastercode Assembler for the Commodore 64 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
The Dan Diamond Trilogy [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
There's no present like the future [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
New Releases - Jumbly [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
New Releases - Lost Tomb [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 50 - 15-21 December 1983 April 1983
Hitch-hikers dispute [News Item]
some recompense to Douglas Adams would have to be in volved. "I receive at least one re quest a week from computer companies who want to use the book, but we have deliber ately held off because we didn't want anything launched prematurely — a game could tie in beautifully with the film."
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Computer companies look to low-cost disc system [News Item]
MICROCOMPUTER com panies are beginning to look for alternatives to cassettebased software as home-taping shows signs of posing a real threat.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Computer companies look to low-cost disc system [News Item]
MICROCOMPUTER com panies are beginning to look for alternatives to cassettebased software as home-taping shows signs of posing a real threat.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Atari unhappy with ex-founder [News Item]
ATARI has taken legal action in the US against its founder Nolan Bushnell to stop him from forming a rival company.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Quicksilva pushes out the packages in one fell swoop [News Item]
IN one fell swoop Quicksilva has this week launched 14 new titles. The games are for the Spec trum, ZX81, VIC20, BBC and Dragon 32 computers — and mark a continued diversifica tion of Quicksilva into a whole range of machines.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Spectrum chain adopts Micronet [News Item]
THE Spectrum retail chain has concluded a deal with Mic ronet 800, the Prestel data base, to allow people to get information about Spectrum and to link-up its dealers.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Tandy support [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
A bird's eye view [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
The sky at night [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Animated action! [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Three golden rules [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 16 - 21-27 April 1983 April 1983
Only the bravest fly... Tomahawk [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Old aged [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Rob the rich [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Music Composer [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Name: Roy Carter [Interview] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Touch Pad Screen Artist [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Tony Bridge's Adventure Corner [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 52 [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Cluedo, Monopoly, Scalextric and Scrabble [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Cyberun [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Sir Fred [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Friday the 13th - The Computer Game [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Blade Runner [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Pick of the week - Original Touches [News Item]
Sweevo's World
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
RAMBO - First Blood Part II [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Commando [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
BBC sales block [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Sweevo's World [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Rumbelows drops Spectrum as stores plan Xmas ranges [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Watch out! It's Dynamite Dan [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Shadow of the Unicorn [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
The Microdeal Road Show [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
The Big Apple holds firm [News Item]
Apple computer has announced preliminary financial results
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Dog dodge [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
The Ultimate Games for the Commodore 64 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Space Pilot 2 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Ataris megabyte monster [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Speed hills? [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
TAU-CETI [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Bonfire Party [Type-In Listing] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Sveevo's World [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
It's on it's way...the BIGGEST show of all - Electron & BBC Micro User Show [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
C128 hampered by disk drive delay [News Item]
PURCHASERS of Commodore's new 0128 micro, now available, will be disappoint ed to discover that they can only use the machine satisfactorily in one of its three modes.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
C64 bonanza [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Sir Clive's C5 venture appoints receiver [News Item]
A RECEIVER has been called in to sort out the finances of Sir Olive Sinclair's troubled electric vehicle company.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Tony Bridge's Adventure Corner [News Item]
Mind your manors and Static Illustrations
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Datasoft in court over takeover bid [News Item]
DATASOFT, the US software company responsible for ti tles such as Bruce Lee, Goonies and Zorro, is currently involved in a court wrangle over a proposed takeover.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 48 [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Spectrum Elite put back [News Item]
FIREBIRD has been forced to delay the launch of the version of Elite.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Pick of the week - Disc Driven [News Item]
Discs of Death
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Commodore seeks to license Amiga chips [News Item]
FAVOURABLE reaction from critics and the public alike to Commodore's new Amiga micro looks set to provoke a series of imitations and Amiga-lookalikes.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Ingenious... [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Miner Willy in new game for January [News Item]
MATTHEW Smith, top-selling author of Manic Miner and Jet Set Willy, has at last come out of semi-retirement and writ ten the third and final part of the Miner Willy trilogy, Willy Meets the Taxman.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Commando [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Fighter Pilot sequel launched [News Item]
EIGHTEEN months after the release of its the acclaimed Fighter Pilot simulation, Digital Integration has announced the follow-up. Tomahawk, for the Spectrum. It should be out by December at £9.95
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
The computer scoop of the decade [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985 1985
Basic Basic for Atari's ST [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Potty Professor [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Subterranean Striker [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
QC [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Winter Games [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Chemistry [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Music Construction [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Adventure by numbers [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Deeper and deeper into space [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
The adventure continues [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Driven by sound [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Hall of Fame [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Pure Puzzle [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Standard Bearers [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985 1985
Clive's New Year micros [News Item]
Sinclair is going to release two new micros next year
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Rock'n wrestle [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
BBC 32K axed [News Item]
Acorn has ceased manufacture of the 32K BBC model B
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Clive booked! [News Item]
The Sinclair Story - first full-length book about Clive Sinclair
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Atari goes slow on 260ST [News Item]
Firmware upgrades for the Atari 520ST
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Amstrad in 'copier' row [News Item]
Amstrad incites infringements of the Copyright Act (1956)
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Atari admits to delay on 260ST [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Sir Fred [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Sinclair's wafers [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
On the crest of a wave [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Microsoft Logo to enter schools market [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
I, of the mask [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Flight Simulator Special! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Wah! [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Zoids [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Disc system [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Popular's Xmas Crackers [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Trivia + Atlantis [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Think! A supreme test of logic and strategy [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
The Greatest Computer Game Ever Written - Tau Ceti [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Make Money with your Micro! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Man O' War [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
S'no fun [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Electron & BBC Micro User Show [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
The Writer [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Elektraglide drives you to distraction! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Halley's Comet [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Yak's Progress [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Touch Pad Screen Artist [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
M/C Programmers for Amstrad 464/ 128/ 256 - CBM 64/128 - Atari [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Kaga Taxan KP810 NLQ Dot Matrix Printer [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Sabre Wulf [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Skyfox [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 49 [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Charts [News Item]
Top 20 & Readers' Chart No 55
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Pick of the week - Bizarre Scenario [News Item]
The Pawn
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
3" DISKS £39 FOR 10 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Time Limit [News Item]
Steeplejack
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Sir Fred [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Bounty Bob Strikes Back! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Pick of the week - Design System [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
The Young Ones [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985 1985
Ninteen Eighty-Four George Orwell [News Item]
Language Barrier
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
We'll take you beyond the Spectrum [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Commando [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985 1985
Amstrad sets its sights on IBM [News Item]
Launching an IBM PC compatible machine next year
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Lord of the Rings [News Item]
Part 1 to be released this week
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Commando [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Sinclair turns in £18.3m loss [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Sub-£1,000 Amiga? [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Children's Christmas Crackers [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Cyberun [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Zoids [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Beyond the blip [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Moving up to 16-bit [Interview] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Their Finest Hour [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
MS-2000 Mouse [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Data Protection [News Item]
The Data Protection Act is in the process of being implented.
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
London Adventure [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Breaking into the BIG time! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
3-D plotter on Spectrum by Paul Rhodes [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Name: Sandy White [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Make money with your Micro! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Trivia U.K. [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Touch Pad Screen Artist [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Charts [News Item]
Top 20 & Readers' Chart No 55
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
No.1 Swords & Sorcery [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Sweevo's World [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Only the bravest fly... Tomahawk [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Pick of the week - Think! [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Alternative World [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
There's never been a better reason for looking forward to Winter! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Roller Coaster [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985 1985
Acorn paves way for 16-bit BBC machine [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Back to the Future [News Item]
Electric dreams is developing a game to go alongside the new movie Back to the Future
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Lord of the Rings (Game One) [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Spectrum settles Soft Aid storm [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Microdeal QL [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Trying to play all the games you can get for the Sinclair Spectrum could kill you. [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Xmas micro guide [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
The Game of a Lifetime [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Winter Sports [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Whirly Bird [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Face to face [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Speech generator [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Tony Bridge's Adventure Corner [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Cyberun [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 51 [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Sir Fred [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Your Computer Advert [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Only the bravest fly... Tomahawk [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
Pick of the week - A hard line [News Item]
Yes Chancellor
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
RAMBO - First Blood Part II [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985 1985
First Spectrum 128s hit the UK [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Sweevo's World [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Amiga launch date is set [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
US Gold and Beyond in Superman clash [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Children's Christmas Crackers [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Are you ready for brain to brain combat [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Their Finest Hour [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Sharkey's machines [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
The Game of a Lifetime [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985 1985
Dixons Advert for Amstrad PCW [Advert] Personal Computer World - October 1985 October 1985
Dixons Advert - Amstrad PCW 8256 £399 [Advert] Personal Computer World - October 1985
Integrex Colourjet - £569 [Advert] Personal Computer World - October 1985
Amstrad PCW 8256 Review [Review] Personal Computer World - October 1985
Spectrum to break £100 as 128 looms in January [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Amiga planned for June in UK [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Xmas ZX Fair [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
London Adventure [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Kaga Taxan KP810 [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Flight Simulator Special [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Most home computers vs The complete home computer [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Their Finest Hour [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Your Planet Needs You! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Weak Jokes [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Your choice [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Connect 4 [Article] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Name: Andrew Pennell [Interview] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Breaking into the BIG time! [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Casio CM-100 [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Gladiator [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Sir Fred [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Charts [News Item]
Top Twenty and Readers' Chart No 54
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Cluedo, Monopoly, Scalextric and Scrabble [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Unlucky 13 [News Item]
Friday the 13th - The computer game
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Acceptable [News Item]
The QL Adventure
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Peerless Adventure [News Item]
Lord of the Rings (part one)
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
EPYX goes GOLD [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Roller Coaster [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985 December 1985
Commodore sets firm dates for Amiga in UK [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
All change at Memotech [News Item]
But why did the original backers pull out?
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
ZX Microfair in May [News Item]
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
Mastertronic launches Madchrome label [News Item]
But this never happened...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
Commodre 1571 disk drive now in shops [News Item]
This should have sped things up!
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
Atari's spring collection [Review] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
[Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 13 - 27 March - 2 April 1986 1986
£25 million loss rocks Commodore [News Item]
US sales figures weren't as good as Europe...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 22 - 29 May-4 June 1986 1986
Amstrad's £445 PC: the full specifications [News Item]
Amstrad launches an IBM-compatible machine for less than the competition - it makes Alan Sugar £28m richer...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 22 - 29 May-4 June 1986 1986
JVC aims £1,000 MSX 2 micro at Commodore Amiga market [News Item]
The Commodore Amiga had proved a hard nut to crack by this point...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 22 - 29 May-4 June 1986 1986
New M/Drive Doctor for Spectrum 48K/+/128K [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 22 - 29 May-4 June 1986 1986
Sinclair abandons Pandora display [News Item]
It would seem that this upcoming portable machine is doomed to fail...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 23 - 5-11 June 1986 1986
Commodore to shed another 70 jobs [News Item]
70 jobs going... Tough times at Commodore UK...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 23 - 5-11 June 1986 1986
Amstrad hires Timex to build its Plus 2 [News Item]
First Sinclair, now Amstrad building in Scotland...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 23 - 5-11 June 1986 1986
Hope for QL rights sale raised again [Advert] Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 29 - 17-23 July 1986 1986
Commodore to release 64C in a few weeks [News Item]
Finally, an upgrade to the Commodre 64...
Popular Computing Weekly Vol 5 No 29 - 17-23 July 1986 1986
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