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Bull

Timeline for Bull :

Date Event
1973 The Micral was the earliest commercial, non-kit personal computer
3 Mar 1975 First meeting of the Homebrew Club
Nov 1981 News Article : Expanding network of bulletin boards


Hardware Products

Bull DPX/2

Bull DPX/2
Unknown
The Bull DPX-2 ran Sys/V Unix and was built around a Motorola 68020 Chip, later models used the 68030 or 68040.

Manufacturer : Bull
Type : Computer


Software Products

Sim City / Populous

Sim City / Populous
Unknown
A compilation pack...

Manufacturer : Infogrames
Type : Software - Game

Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital
Unknown
A compilation pack......

Manufacturer : Bullfrog Productions
Type : Software - Game

Feud

Feud
Unknown
Two brothers are fighting it out using their trusty cauldrons to mix up spells to use on their foe, including turning villagers into zombies, and sprite firing balls.

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Feud

Feud
Unknown
Two brothers are fighting it out using their trusty cauldrons to mix up spells to use on their foe, including turning villagers into zombies, and sprite firing balls.

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Galletron

Galletron
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Colony

Colony
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Invasion

Invasion
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Rigel's Revenge

Rigel's Revenge
1985
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Colony

Colony
1987
An early take on a Harvest Moon type game, the player must nurture mushrooms, by planting, watering them, and protecting them from the local giant insects, he can shoot them, and also build fences to keep them out.

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Feud

Feud
1987
Amusing and highly original arcade game, where you take control of a wizard, and have to traverse a village, collecting ingredients for spells, taking them back to a cauldron for mixing, and then cast...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Larkspur Waldorf Is Trapped

Larkspur Waldorf Is Trapped
1987
You control the luckless Larkspur Waldorf, he is trapped inside a deserted castle on a high rocky outcrop, you must help him escape Kindly donated by Hobson Bullman...

Manufacturer : The Authors
Type : Software - Game

Invasion

Invasion
1987
Strategy action game published by Bulldog.

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Rigel's Revenge

Rigel's Revenge
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Feud

Feud
1987
The Commodore 64 version of this magic making adventure was not by any means the best version of this game, nice, fast graphics, but very bug ridden and prone to crashingThe plot has two feuding wizar...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Spore

Spore
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Invasion

Invasion
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Destructo

Destructo
1987
......

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Colony

Colony
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software

Feud

Feud
1987
Two brothers are fighting it out using their trusty cauldrons to mix up spells to use on their foe, including turning villagers into zombies, and sprite firing balls.

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

The Island of Dr Destructo

The Island of Dr Destructo
1987
Shoot-'em-up. Labelled on the cassette as Dr Destructo and on the case insert simply as Destructo. ...

Manufacturer : Bulldog
Type : Software - Game

Shard of Inovar

Shard of Inovar
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Hatris

Hatris
1989
...

Manufacturer : Nintendo
Type : Software - Game

Populous

Populous
1989
...

Manufacturer : EA
Type : Software - Game

Populous

Populous
1989
Includes original receipt from 1993.

Manufacturer : Sega
Type : Software - Game

Fun School 2 - for 6-8 year olds

Fun School 2 - for 6-8 year olds
1989
...

Manufacturer : Database Educational Software
Type : Software - Game

Populous - Platinum Edition

Populous - Platinum Edition
1989
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Tetris

Tetris
28th September 1990
The pack in game for the Nintendo Gameboy, the game was a major factor in the initial enormous success of the machine, it was a perfect fit, an addictive, pick up and play puzzle game that anyone could master the basics of in minutes.

Manufacturer : Nintendo
Type : Software - Game

Populous II

Populous II
1991
As the offspring of almighty Zeus, you demand a seal among the gods.

Manufacturer : EA
Type : Software - Game

Trails of the Olympian Gods

Trails of the Olympian Gods
1991
The Gods are Back. And all hell's about to break loose....

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Fun School 3 - for the under 5s

Fun School 3 - for the under 5s
1991
...

Manufacturer : Database Educational Software
Type : Software - Game

Populous

Populous
1992
...

Manufacturer : Imagineer
Type : Software - Game

Populous

Populous
1992
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Populous II: Trials Of The Olympian Gods

Populous II: Trials Of The Olympian Gods
1992
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Powermonger (Hit Squad)

Powermonger (Hit Squad)
1992
......

Manufacturer : Electronic Arts
Type : Software - Game

American Revolt

American Revolt
1993
Syndicate Data Disk Add-on pack for Syndicate.

Manufacturer : Electronic Arts
Type : Software - Game

Syndicate (Chaos Pack)

Syndicate (Chaos Pack)
1993
Syndicate Data Disk Add-on pack for Syndicate.

Manufacturer : Bulfrog
Type : Software - Game

Syndicate - Platinum Edition

Syndicate - Platinum Edition
1993
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Theme Park Demo

Theme Park Demo
1994
Presented with 3DO Magazine...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog/ EA
Type : Software - Game

Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds.

Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds.
1995
Absolute darkness enshrouds the city, revealing a gateway to indescribable evil.

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Theme Park

Theme Park
1995
Absolute darkness enshrouds the city, revealing a gateway to indescribable evil.

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Hi-Octane

Hi-Octane
1995
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Magic Carpet Plus (EA Classics)

Magic Carpet Plus (EA Classics)
1995
You are flying feet above real landscapes.

Manufacturer :
Type : Software - Game

Hi-Octane

Hi-Octane
1995
This is a fast paced vehicular combat racing game from Bullfrog, using the same engine as their Magic Carpet game.

Manufacturer : EA
Type : Software - Game

Dungeon Keeper

Dungeon Keeper
1997
In Dungeon Keeper, you are only doing good, when you are being bad.

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Theme Hospital (EA Classics)

Theme Hospital (EA Classics)
1997
Critically acclaimed game in which you build and run a successful hospital as a business.

Manufacturer : EA
Type : Software - Game

Theme Hospital

Theme Hospital
1997
This is an early release as you can tell from the green medical cross on the box, which they did not have the right to use.

Manufacturer : Dice Multimedia
Type : Software - Game

Populous - The Beginning

Populous - The Beginning
1998
...

Manufacturer : Bullfrog
Type : Software - Game

Theme Park World

Theme Park World
1999
1999 management and construction sim game, a sequel to 1994's Theme Park.

Manufacturer : Electronic Arts
Type : Software - Game

Theme Park World (EA Classics)

Theme Park World (EA Classics)
1999
1999 management and construction sim game, a sequel to 1994's Theme Park.

Manufacturer : Electronic Arts
Type : Software - Game

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer
1st November 1999
...

Manufacturer : Pitbull Syndicate
Type : Software - Game

Theme Park World

Theme Park World
2000
......

Manufacturer : EA
Type : Software - Game


Promotional Items

 De La Rue Bull Gamma 10 The Compact Computer

De La Rue Bull Gamma 10 The Compact Computer
March 1964
16 page illustrated brochureRef: C55/5-64/b/ 2M Complete with instruction card...

Manufacturer : De La Rue Bull
Type : Promotional Item

De La Rue Bull Gamma 115 Computer Systems

De La Rue Bull Gamma 115 Computer Systems
September 1965
16 page illustrated brochureRef: C195/9-65/a.

Manufacturer : De La Rue Bull
Type : Promotional Item


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