Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 43 - 27 October-2 November 1983

Publication Date : 27th October 1983 to 2nd November 1983

Publication Contents :

Page Item
1 No New Texas Machine [News Item]
No new machine for Texas instruments after TI99/4A due to bad sales, as Texas instruments announced plans to with draw from the home computer market.
1 Seiko Releases Music Keyboard Interface [News Item]
Seiko tunes up with micro music, Seiko will release interfaces for the Commodore 64 , ZX Spectrum. to allow its keyboards to interface with the micros. There is already an Apple 2 interface available
2 Super Spy [Advert]
Super Spy ZX Spectrum game, W.H.Smith advert
4 AGF Programmble JoyStick Interface [Advert]
AGF Programmble JoyStick Interface for ZX Spectrum or ZX81
5 Soccer on Commodore 64 [News Item]
Free kick for 64 Commodore announces a new Soccer game to come out on Commodore 64 Cartridge
5 Tradecom buys NewBrain [News Item]
NewBrain goes dutch, ailing business NewBrain will be sold to existing distribution firm Tradecom after Grundy went into liquidation.
5 New software for microdrive [News Item]
Shepherd goes for Microdrive, Richard Shepherd Software starts to produce microdrive software, but initially only on cassette as they cannot bulk copy microdrives
5 MP for Computing Industry [News Item]
Mister Microchip, MP The government has been urged to appoint a new minister to look after Britain's rapidly expanding computing industry.
5 IBM Profits Up [News Item]
IBM Profits Up and Up, IBM announces a huge increase in Sales and Profits in the third Quarter. Also they are expected to launch the low cost peanut computer.
8 Everest Ascent [Advert]
Everest Ascent, A graphic simulation of mans ultimate endeavour! A W.H.Smith advert for a Richard Shepherd Software game. On ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64
10 Bug Attack [Type-In Listing]
Mark Sach
Bug Attack Game listing for Dragon 32
12 Ultimate Software Advert [Advert]
A collection of software from Ultimate, Including Jet-Pac, Cookie,PSST,Trans-Am.
13 Interview with Philip Mitchell [Interview]
David Kelly
Elementary, Dr Watson An interview with Philip Mitchell, author of the Hobbit and Penetrator
14 VIC 20 Software reviews [Review]
Mike Grace
A detailed review of some VIC 20 software. including following titles Galactic Abductor,Matrix,3D Time Trek,Mini-Kong,Jupiter Defender,Zoks Kingdom.
16 Lynx Keyboard Program Listing [Type-In Listing]
Clive newton
Modified Functions, A listing to redefine keyboard functions on Camputers Lynx
21 BBC Graphics Help Listing [Type-In Listing]
Michael Batty
Scale and Perspective, A guide and listing to help get scale and perspective correct on computer graphic programs
23 3 Deep Space [Advert]
An Advert for a 3D Stereoscopic computer game called 3 Deep Space. Claiming to be first fully 3D game.
24 Basically Sound [Type-In Listing]
Dave Windle
A Dragon 32 Listing for making sound in BASIC.
29 ORIC 1 Advert [Advert]
A three page full colour Oric 1 advert, Including 3" Disk Drives and a Colour Printer Plotter.
32 Frogger Advert for Dragon [Advert]
A nice colour advert for Frogger from Sega for Dragon computers
36 Speed Run VIC 20 [Type-In Listing]
Mark Ledgley
Speed Run Game listing for VIC 20 computers, Program of the week.
46 Finsbury Computer Centre [Advert]
Finsbury Computer Centre Advert, Showing a selection of home computers for sale.


Creator : Sunshine Publications

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Article: Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 43 - 27 October-2 November 1983

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