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ALL Latest Additions

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Twilight at Home: 8-Bit Solar System - [ Media ]

Make an interactive 8-bit solar system using Scratch! Download the assets needed here: Download...

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My First Incredible Amazing Dictionary 2.0 - [ Software - Educational ]

3 new fun and exciting activities expanded spell it game new alphabet scramble game For ages 3-7.

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Hugglets World of Teddy Bears - [ Software - Educational ]

The World's First Interactive CD-ROM for Teddy Bear Lovers!

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ITTA - [ Software - Game ]

This release was limited to just 5,000 physical copies.

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!FasterPC Emulator - [ Software ]

Platform: Acorn Archimedes

For Acorn Computers running RISC OS.

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Little Red Riding Hood - [ Software - Educational ]

Come Alive Stories Little Red Riding Hood Interactive CD-ROM (for PC or Mac) Animated story, plus the song with words or pictures Play with the story by moving characters around the screen Games and A...

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Top 5 CD Game Pack - [ Software - Game ]

A budget compilation of top games.

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines - [ Software - Game ]

The Vampire: The Masquerade series orginally began as a tabletop role-playing game.

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Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive - [ Software - Game ]

New Mexico, 1881, in a time when the Bad really were bad and the Good did what they could.

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Lionheart - [ Software - Game ]

Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Award-winning Black Isle Studios unleashes an epic RPG like no other.

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Sega MegaTech Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

This is a table top version of the arcade machine, very popular in bars and clubs, as drinks could be stood on them as the players enjoyed the game.

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Codename: Panzers Phase One - [ Software - Game ]

WARNING! In this box the Second World War is raging in a whole new dimension.Open carefully!Are you really ready for brutal tank battles, air attacks, artillery duels and house-to-house combat in a qu...

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Star Wars Empire at War - [ Software - Game ]

From the lives of soldiers to the deaths of planets, you are the supreme galactic commander.

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Alien Syndrome Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Anyone who has visited the museum will recognise the cab, as it stands in the front foyet, and every minute the intro sequence starts with a sampled roar of an alien.

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BloodRayne 2 - [ Software - Game ]

This game takes place several decades later than the first BloodRayne.

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BloodRayne - [ Software - Game ]

Behold Agent BloodRayne. Half human. Half vampire. All woman. This, the first game of three in the Bloodrayne series was very well-received. There have since been comic books and even a movie based o...

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Monkeys, Ducks and Frogs! - [ Software - Educational ]

Monkeys, Ducks and Frogs is a delightful program that includes 21 fun-filled activities designed to improve basic counting skills.

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Bucket & Spade - [ Software - Educational ]

Bucket & Spade: Focused activities in shape and space.

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Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Taito's classic up the screen shooter should need no introduction to any gamer.

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Asteroids Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Lyle Rains, Ed Logg and Dominic Walsh, the cabs were brought to the Japanese market by Taito, and the rest of the world by Atari.

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V.Smile (Pink) - [ Game Console ]

This was an educational game system, that had two controllers, and took cartridges in the front, called Smartridges, it also had a caddy on top of the machine for carts not in use.

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Twilight at Home - [ Info Page ]

In this activity, we will be looking at a device called the micro:bit.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 - [ Software - Game ]

The best-selling first-person action franchise in history is back.

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3D World Atlas - [ Software - Game ]

From Pole to Pole, this stunning, interactive 3D World Atlas lets you explore the world as never before!

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Memory Map: Britains National Parks - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 32 Bit

1:50,000 scale using Ordnance Survey Landranger Including 150 of the best walking routes from Trail & Country Walking magazines.

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2142 Battlefield - [ Software - Game ]

The Future Of War As a devastating ice age deplete's Earth's resources, two coalitions wage a desperate war for the only cause that matters - survival.

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Windows NT Workstation 4.0 BETA 2 (Premium Release) - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

Distributed as part of Microsoft Developer Network.

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Microsoft Developer Network Development Library 9 - October 1994 - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

The Microsoft Development Library provides a comprehensive source of programming information for developers of Microsoft Windows-based applications.

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Microsoft Developer Network Development Library 10 - January 1995 - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

The Microsoft Development Library provides a comprehensive source of programming information for developers of Microsoft Windows-based applications.

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Space Encyclopaedia - [ Software ]

Platform: Acorn Archimedes

For play on Archimedes Computers.

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Disney's Print Studio - Mulan - [ Software ]

Platform: PC

Boring stationery wil be a thing of the past as you turn your computer and printer into a home printing studio with an oriental touch!

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Microsoft Solutions in Business Directory - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

An easy-to-use, comprehensive guide to almost 2,500 Microsoft Windows soltions, products, services and the companies that provide trhem Details on how Microsoft Solution Providers have delivered a wi...

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Odell Down Under - [ Software - Educational ]

You're a fish in the food chain.

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Trailers and Tunes - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 32 Bit

CD-ROM featuring: Customisable full-screen video Interactive movie player Outstanding quality plus three movie audio tracks.

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Yamaha 32 Drivers & Utilities - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

plus 3D sound! Sound card drivers for DOS, Windows 3.X, Windows 95 and Windows NT....

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FIFA 99 (Pack-in) - [ Software - Game ]

We believe this version of the game came packed in with the Voodoo3 3000 AGP 3dfx card.

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Print IT - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 32 Bit

From Creation, Greetings Cards, Posters, Banners, Levels, Business Cards, Word Processing and File Printing.

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camNEWS.net - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 32 Bit

Your key to open the Gateway to Mid-Anglia FREE unlimited internet acces 50MB of free web-space UNLIMITED Email addresses Brought to you with compliments of the Cambridge Evening News.

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Sid Meier's Colonization (Crucial Entertainment) - [ Software - Game ]

Side Meier's Colonization: Create a New Nation Later budget release from Crucial Entertainment.

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PFS:WindowWorks - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

International English Version 2 3 disks PFS:WindowWorks was an early office suite for Windows, but was sadly overshadowed by Microsoft Works.

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Folio Font Disc 1 - [ Software ]

Platform: BBC Micro

Version 1.0, for use with Folio Version 2 only....

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HymnQuest 2000 (Demo Version) - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 32 Bit

...the essential database of hymns, songs & carols Demo version of the first release of HymnQuest, which still receives releases today. This demo version disables the ability to print....

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Doom - [ Software - Game ]

Groundbreaking first person shooter for MS-DOS.

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Doom (HMV Promo) - [ Software - Game ]

2 disks containing the first nine levels of DOOM, courtesy of HMV.

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The Software Toolworks Adventure Pack - [ Software - Game ]

Contains 5 games across 3 disks Red Storm Rising Contraption Zack Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer 2.

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Spear of Destiny - [ Software - Game ]

This serves as a prequel to Wolfenstein 3D, and is also known as Spear of Destiny: A Wolfenstein 3D Adventure or Wolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny.

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Night Raid - [ Software - Game ]

Night Raid: Defend Against Aerial Assault PCG24.

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Quark XPress 4.1 - [ Software ]

Platform: Apple Macintosh/Windows

For MacOS & Windows Version 4.

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SimCity 3000 - [ Software - Game ]

Get ready for the power trip of a lifetime!

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X-COM Terror From The Deep - [ Software - Game ]

The sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown.

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American Revolt - [ Software - Game ]

Syndicate Data Disk Add-on pack for Syndicate.

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Theme Hospital (EA Classics) - [ Software - Game ]

Critically acclaimed game in which you build and run a successful hospital as a business.

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Share Analyzer - [ Software ]

Platform: BBC Micro

This program has been designed as a utility for the investor and is an invaluable aid to anyone who wishes tomanage a small or medium sized share portfolio.

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Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival - [ Software - Game ]

Play as your favourite Animal Crossing Characters in a flourishing board game village!

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Kinect Training (NTSC) - [ Software - Game ]

Play as your favourite Animal Crossing Characters in a flourishing board game village!...

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An Introduction to Micro:bit - For Children with No Prior Experience. - [ Media ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Artist 64 - [ Software - Game ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Home Accounts - [ Software - Game ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Codewriter (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Money Manager - [ Software - Game ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Tony Hart's Art Masters (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

Anjali, Head of Learning at The Centre for Computing History, introduces the Microbit with 4 simple projects.

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Robert Carrier's Menu Planner (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

Part designed by the man himself, the programme guides through...

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Monopoly (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

Computer version of the world famous property trading game...

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Super Script 128 - [ Software ]

Platform: Commodore 128

Word processing package...

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Cash Book - [ Software ]

Platform: Commodore 128

Although the box is for a C64, this is a specially written disk for the C128 An easy to use book keeping program...

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Geos 128 - [ Software ]

Platform: Commodore 128

This adds a GUI applications system to the C128, including desk top, Geo Paint, Geo Write, GeoSpell, as well as other desk accessories...

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Dialog Home Accounts Manager - [ Software ]

Platform: Commodore 128

Despite the spine of the box saying Amstrad, it is in fact for the Commodore 128, and is a Home accounts package, with full expenditure and income control.

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SwiftCalc 128 - [ Software ]

Platform: Commodore 128

Electronic spreadsheet for the Commodore 128 with 80 Column display, and it interfaces with Data Manager 128 and Word Writer 128.

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Beach - Head II - [ Software - Game ]

More multi part military action, where the player must do battle against a dictator, who is hell bent on revenge for his defeat in the first game.

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Uridium (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

Andrew Braybrook's classic space shooter, which has the player in control of a fighter viewed from overhead, strafing a large space cruiser, destroying ships and guns, while avoiding waves of enemy ships.

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Pools Buster - [ Software - Game ]

Pools win predictor that had the bold claim of refunding the £40 asking price if there was no win within a year.

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Science Series 2: Materials - [ Software - Educational ]

An innovative CD-ROM exploring the properties of over 150 different materials, combining an extensive and easily accessible database with an interactive test sections.

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The World's Weather - [ Software - Educational ]

Anglia Multimedia CD ROM The World's Weather Education Version CD ROM for Acorn & Windows...

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Industrial Revolution - [ Software - Educational ]

Anglia Multimedia CD ROM Industrial Revolution Education Version CD ROM for Acorn & Windows...

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Geodome Landforms - [ Software - Educational ]

Enter the virtual world of Geodome physical geography (landforms).

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Card & Board Games 2 - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite...

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Diablo II (Best Seller Series) - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite......

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Manchester United Football Club 2005 - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite.........

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GTR 2 - FIA GT Racing Game - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite............

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Championship Manager Season 00/01 - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite...............

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GTR - FIA GT Racing Game - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite..................

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Championship Manager 3 (Sold Out) - [ Software - Game ]

Deluxe eGames Suite.....................

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Virtual Chess 2 (Sold Out) - [ Software - Game ]

Virtual Chess 2 is capable of selective thought and adapting to all levels of play, from a beginner who simulates human errors to world class lavel.

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International Cricket Captain 2006 - [ Software - Game ]

Set yourself the ultimate cricket management challenge with International Cricket Captain 2006.

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Yes, Your Grace - [ Software - Game ]

This game was limited to 4000 physical copies.

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Ghost of a Tale - [ Software - Game ]

This game was limited to 5000 physical copies.

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Monster Prom XXL - [ Software - Game ]

This game was limited to 7000 physical copies.

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Darkwood - [ Software - Game ]

Craft weapons, prepare traps, fortify hideouts - you will explore and scavenge the eerie forests of the Soviet Bloc by day, then hunker down in your hideout at night.

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Astro Command - [ Software - Game ]

The Epoch machine's version of Scramble...

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Galaxian - [ Software - Game ]

Simple version of the arcade classic...

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Ingersoll Screenplay XK600B - [ Game Console ]

Pong console with six games, Target 1, Target 2, Tennis, Hockey, Squash and Solo Automatic scoring, speed and angle controls on the controller, individual rest controls, and with 6x AA battery or main...

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Astro Battle - [ Software - Game ]

No console of this era was going to have a complete software collection without it's own version of Space invaders.

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Space Fortress - [ Software - Game ]

Very fast and frenetic space shooter, where the player is in a static space station, shooting at targets that are coming towards it from the top bottom left and right.

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Dog Patch - [ Software - Game ]

Simple can shooting game for two players, with some impressive for the time animated cowboys...

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Grand Prix - [ Software - Game ]

Using the rotary controller, and viewed from overhead, this is a simple car racing game in the vein of the Atari VCS Indy 500...

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Sea Wolf and Missile - [ Software - Game ]

Anyone owning a computer or visiting an arcade in the late 70s, early 80s would remember SeaWolf.

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Pirates's Chase - [ Software - Game ]

race around the screen collecting dots and treasure, while being chased by a skull and crossbones...

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Galactic Invasion - [ Software - Game ]

Vertical shoot em up, quite close in gameplay to Galaxians...

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Zzzap and Dodgem - [ Software - Game ]

Two car racing games, Zzzap is an into the screen racer, where the player must not touch the side of the track or objects, Dodgem is an overtop car racer, that bears some resemblance to Nintendo's Racing 112.

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Artillery Duel - [ Software - Game ]

A bit like Combat on the 2600, this is a two player game a it's best, where two tanks on screen have to make their way to the opposing tank, and shoot it, while driving round hazards.

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