Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983

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Publication Date : 16th June 1983 to 22nd June 1983

Publication Contents :

Page Item
1 Clive Sinclair is awarded a knighthood [News Item]
Arise, Sir Micro-chip! - Clive Marles Sinclair has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
1 Busy time for the Commodore 64 [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 release on Rom later in the summer.
2 Richard Shepherd Software Super Spy advert [Advert]
5 Dragon 64 Launch delayed [News Item]
Dragon 64 Launch delayed until July 1983
5 Expansion options for BBC [News Item]
TWO companies have come up with altogether different expansion options for the BBC Micro.
5 Atari Re-Employ Nolan Bushnell [News Item]
Atari has resolved the dispute with its founder, Nolan Bushnell, by re-employing him.
8 Sinclair ZX Spectrum News [Advert]
The new lower prices are pushed, at 99.95 for 16K, and 129.95 for 48K.
10 Connect 4 [Type-In Listing]
M Kendrick
Connect 4 for the BBC Micro
13 David Kelly talks to John Reekie about the new technology industry - robotics [Interview]
David Kelly
14 Graphically Illustrated [Review]
Graham Taylor
Take a look at some of the graphics software availale for home micros
17 Interactive Program Design [Article]
Bob Skinner
Bob Skinner takes a look at the problems involved in interactive program design
20 Moon Phases for Spectrum [Type-In Listing]
Maurice Gavin
A program to show the moon's orbit arouns the world
22 Command performance! [Article]
Keith and Steven Brain
The Dragon 32 uses Microsoft Extended Color Basic, which features a very versatile set of hi-resolution graphics com mands. But, while these commands are very powerful they can be somewhat overpowering to the novice.
27 Teaching Turtle [Article]
Boris Allan
Boris Allan completes his two part series on turtle graphics
29 Super Breakout for Vic-20 [Type-In Listing]
C Anderson
A reader has sent in their own type-in program for the VIC-20.
31 Rebound for ZX81 [Type-In Listing]
Neal Blackshire
A type-in game called rebound for the ZX81
32 Scrolling for the Dragon [Type-In Listing]
C Twist
How to enable scrolling on your Dragon, using assembly language
32 Catch Me for BBC [Type-In Listing]
J Ward
A speed-based typing game for the BBC Micro
33 Red Carpet for Spectrum [Type-In Listing]
Gavin Devine
An action puzzle type-in game for the Spectrum
35 Screen Colours for Vic-20 [Type-In Listing]
Robert Watson
This program enables the function keys to change the border and screen colours.
37 Atari adventures! [Article]
Tony Bridge
Now that Atari has cut the price of its machines to compete with the other popular micros, they are coming into the budget of many more computer enthu siasts.
47 Root causes [Article]
Boris Allan
have my trusty calculator/clock before me: I enter 11111111 and then press the square root button, the answer is 3333.3333 (and we can guess that the 3s continue on for ever).

Creator : Sunshine Publications

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Article: Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983

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