8-Bit Software Online Conversion

                                                        To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : FOR SALE Spectrum 48/128 games on tape, over 100 of them (boxed originals with instrux) for around 30p each plus postage. Anyone interested let me know and I'll send you a list to choose from. Terminator for Sega Game Gear. Perfect condition, boxed with instructions. Fifteen pounds. ZX Spectrum 48K power pack. Allegedly can also be used to power a Sega Megadrive in case your PSU blows (I wouldn't know). One pound fifty plus postage. Kempston Pro Joystick Interface for ZX Spectrum 48K. Has ports for three joysticks, and can be used with Kempston, Cursor, and Sinclair joystick-compatible games. Also a slot for cartridge games. Three pounds plus postage. Dead ZX Spectrum 48K. Probably in complete working order apart from blown ULA, and hence will have working Z80A, 48K of RAM, all the other bits for electronics enthusiasts. (I can't find anyone prepared to fix it). Only fifty pence plus postage. Cassette recorder suitable for computer use with volume control, tape counter, Mic, Ear and Remote sockets, connector for BBC tape connection (incl. motor control) and large built-in speaker (so needn't be used only for computer). Still works but now ten years old, so two pounds plus postage. Large Hitachi ghetto-blaster style portable stereo with four-band radio, three-band graphics equaliser, stereo CD etc. input, headphones socket, decent size speakers. One cassette deck is broken but the other is OK, incl. record facility. Otherwise in complete working order, five pounds plus postage. I know someone who is selling an Amstrad PCW, complete with printer, monitor, 3" and 5.25" drives. I believe it is an 8256 which has been upgraded, presumably to 512K. The price is one hundred pounds; get in touch with me and I will put you in touch with them. I can be contacted on 0204 492613 until October, or write to 1 Oakwood Drive, BOLTON BL1 5EE, or contact me via 8BS.  To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : WANTED Amstrad 3" disk drive suitable for connection to Spectrum +2A. Serial lead suitable for connecting Spectrum +2A RS232 to Master 128 RS423.  To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : 2-disk issue? After reading Jock Smylie's comments last issue, where he pointed out that many DFS users are missing out on the ADFS extra software, and that having two disks for each ADFS issue would solve this problem, I am tempted to agree. Previously, there has not been as much of a problem, as both Chris and I have mostly restricted the extra ADFS software to Master-only software, samples of items in the TBI pool, graphics screens etc. However, now that the amount of contributions has again increased, some good software that would have made the DFS issue much more interesting, such as the wave demo etc. in Issue 28, are only available to ADFS users. The alternatives to having two-disk issues are archiving, or alternatively joining several BASIC programs together in one file. Archiving has its disadvantages; joining programs was used in Issue 28 to save DFS filenames, but can be confusing to new users. Reducing the gaps between issues cannot be a long-term solution, as this results in many people (including myself) having difficulty in meeting the deadlines. Delaying software from one issue to the next (and the next...) is not particularly desirable either, and simply delays the problem to a later date. So it seems that having a two-disk issue for DFS users, while using only one disk for ADFS users, would be a good idea. One disk could be used for the magazine, allowing as much text as was available, as well as the opportunity to have sections split up into as many articles as necessary. The other could be used for software, thus allowing all members' software to be published almost immediately, and the best of other PD software to be included as well, without worrying about space.  To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : My assembler article in 8BS 28 Just so everyone knows, this was in fact written rather a long time ago (two years in fact). I am unlikely to have the time to continue it at the moment, and it ends rather abruptly, so if anyone has the inclination to continue from the point where it finishes, please do so.  To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : One-liner competition I don't know how anyone else feels about this, but it seems to me that using a program to poke in lines of such length that they could not be entered at the keyboard is cheating a little!  To : 999 (All members) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : Mad Rabbit PD This library have contacted me recently, and although I am not sure how exactly their library is arranged at present, I believe from this and from a mention in Acorn Computing that they are back in business.  To : 0E7 + 3PM + YJ2 + 999 From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : Beebug's demise Fred Nevin is right in saying that 8BS and Solinet are the only options left after the demise of Beebug, but I'm convinced that both Solinet and 8BS will continue as long as the demand exists - we should be able to equal the 5 years that Acorn computers have promised to continue producing spare parts for 8-bit machines. Also, of course, there are the half-dozen or so other PD libraries, some of which have been going for nearly 10 years, and intend to continue as long as necessary. Unfortunately there is little prospect of 8BS or Solinet managing to persuade contributors to Beebug to join us, as previously contributors were paid quite substantial amounts, or so I'm told. However, we will make an attempt to persuade some of the ordinary members of Beebug to join.  To : 0E7 + 999 (Fred Nevin and all) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : Upgrading options For those who wish to follow Beebug's example and leave the 8-bit world for a more modern machine, the question of which machine to choose arises. As can be seen from the Archimedes vs. BBC debate (which later developed into the Archimedes vs. PC debate), all the experts appear to have different views. Here is my attempt at a summary. PC's and Archimedes provide relatively similar facilities and software. Both have provision for large hard disk drives, fast processors, high-quality monitors and several megabytes of RAM to allow virtually any category of software to run on them, from high-quality console-style games to DTP programs, accounts, advanced word processors, etc. There are however several differences to be considered and weighed against each other. (1) The Archimedes retains some features of the BBC range, such as BBC BASIC and the ADFS filing system, so BBC users who wish to continue pottering around in BASIC but with greater speed and superior facilities than an 8-bit machine will be happier this way, and there will be no need to learn DOS and some new language such as C. (2) The actual hardware tends to be cheaper for the PC range by about 30% for a machine with an equivalent processor (486DX vs. A5000, say). However, this is the average PC, and some would claim that the Arc is as well built and reliable as the more expensive PC's, such as Dell etc. However, extra hard drives, RAM, scanners etc., do certainly seem to be cheaper for PC's. (3) If you plan to use the machine solely or mainly for business then there is far more business software for the PC than the Arc; there will be Arc packages to cover most things but perhaps not quite what you are after, whereas on the PC you can be sure of anything being available. (4) The PC market brings in new technology faster than the Arc one. This can be either advantage or disadvantage. For example, virtually all new PC's have facilities for inserting new, faster processors to replace their existing ones when the need arises, while with all new Arcs this is impossible. However, in the PC market continuous upgrading seems to be virtually enforced (a 386SX PC will soon be unable to run most new software, for example), while even if you bought a relatively lowly A3020 Archimedes you should be able to count on software support for another 3-4 years at least. (5) PC packages appear to be programmed less efficiently, requiring preferably 4Mb of RAM or more and large amounts of hard disk space. (PC pundits claim this is because they have so many facilities, and for some PC games this may well be true). By contrast Archimedes owners can just about manage with 2Mb of RAM and no hard disk AT ALL (although I would recommend a 60Mb HDD and a machine capable of expanding to 4Mb of RAM), thus enabling them to buy a substantially cheaper machine but still run similar software. (6) PC's appear to have a clear edge over current Arcs in terms of graphics display capabilities. Whether this is important to you is your choice. (7) Both Archimedes and PC assembly language are markedly more difficult than BBC (the PC apparently even more so), but the Arc has BASIC, and there are loads of PC programming languages available. (8) If you want to make money out of your programs, or get a job as a programmer in the long term, you are more likely to do it on the PC. Really obsessed perfectionist programmers might be able to do well writing a brilliant game in assembly language for the Arc though. Recommended PC: 486SX-25, 4Mb RAM, 80Mb hard drive (minimum). Larger hard drive VERY valuable. Dell Dimension range well worth looking at. 5.25" drives are unnecessary. For a better machine, a 486DX-33 with ability to fit DX-66 processor or Pentium is worth looking at, try to get a 100Mb or so HDD. Don't buy a notebook unless you REALLY need one. Recommended Arcs: If you insist on buying cheap, A3010 with RAM upgraded to 2Mb. A3020 with 2Mb RAM and 60Mb HDD and Colour Monitor (existing monitors for BBC's are, I believe, incompatible, and it's a waste to look at such good graphics on a TV). Multiscan monitor is not essential. A5000 with 4Mb RAM. I personally don't plan to buy either in the next six months, since the current Archimedes range will soon be out of date as a new range with different processors and graphics capability appear, and I expect 486 PC prices to fall considerably as the Pentium grows in popularity.  To : YJ2+999 (Andrew Snodgrass & all) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : 5.25" drive for A3010 I very much believe that there is no interface provided (I could be wrong) and am not sure whether an add-on facility is possible. Serial link appears to be a popular method of transferring data/programs (is there a serial port on the A3010?) Much simpler is sending me a disk and asking me to put it on 3.5" ADFS L, which any Archimedes can read.  To : 3PM + 999 From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : Copyright The legal position is probably that if you use virtually any part of someone else's coding then you have breached their copyright, regardless of changing the function of the program. However, if you only use their technique, you're OK. If you're using their technique and just so happen to have an identical piece of code then think again.  To : 19F + 999 (Theo Gray + everyone) From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : PC memory I am pretty sure the figures 70, 90 etc. are the access times in nanoseconds. The lower the better, of course. (70 is pretty good if buying by the megabyte).  To : 999 From : 483 (Daniel Shimmin) Re : Questionnaire results I'm interested to see that we now have a total of six members who own either 6502 second processors or 65C102 co-processors. Time for some parallel processing software maybe? Software writers may be interested to see that a total of ten members have mice. And there are eight people with modems. One suggestion that has been floating around for a while is that someone with a modem should do an article listing and comparing the services available from all the various bulletin boards available, as I'm sure the modem-owning members would find this very useful. Any offers? While on the subject, there seem to be at least twenty people who have not filled in the new version of the questionnaire.  To : 999 + (YJ2 Andrew Snodgrass) From : 0E7 (Fred Nevin) Subject : Issue 4 of 8BIT Software Congratulations on taking on and accomplishing such a mammoth task as compiling an Index/Directory for all the issues of 8BIT software.It is going to be quite a task to keep it going and an update each month would appear to be too much. May I suggest that perhaps someone could write a DIY programme so that it could be put on a seperate catalogue disc and the information be entered by each member with each new issue of the magazine. The 'EDITOR' could keep the master copy and issue it say once in a blue moon when he could not fill the disc with programmes from the members.(Sorry Chris only another daft suggestion but I may have sown the seed?) I see you have no information for issues 2-4. Can I attempt to help in this matter. I believe I joined 8BITPD around about issue 4/5. After some time I believe Duncan decided to make available all issues of 8BITPD that were available. I decided to obtain copies of all the discs issued and they start at No 4 which contains the following SYSTEMS programmes and is very similar to Disc No 1. BANK ACCOUNTANT SYSTEM BULLETIN BOARD DATABASE PHONE ACCOUNTANT SYSTEM SYSTEM SERVER DATABASE. Hope this is of some use. I suspect that things may have been a bit hectic in the beginning and I am suprised to learn that you have issue 1 which appears to be the same as my issue 4. Perhaps issue 2 & 3 got lost in the heat of battle. The only person who can confirm this I presume would be Duncan.  To : 999 + (4G7 J.R.HAY) From : 0E7 (Fred Nevin.) Subject : A & B Computing A & B Computing like all the other magazines have deserted the old Beeb and gone over to the Archimedes camp. They changed their name to ARCHIMEDES WORLD or something similar some 12 to 18 months ago. If anyone has any old copies of A & B Computing they wish to sell/dispose of I would be interested to receive full details.  To : DP-J.(3PM) and (999). From : Roy Dickens (20G.) Thank you for your very detailed comments about the FOOTBALL POOLS PROG. and your FTBL program random numbers. It appears that your spot on in the art of maths. I'm fascinated by the subject but not very good at it. You have put in a good prog. about borrowing plus interest now how about one for the savers? I had a go myself but it didn't look right but it worked! The idea was that you could enter how much you wished to save a month/year at a entered percent interest over a entered number of years. So with the compound interest and regular savings what is the end result? It would be, say 120 a year plus 10 percent equals 132. Then 132 plus 120 plus 10 percent then 277.20 plus 120 plus 10 percent then 397.20 plus 120 plus 10 percent = 436.92 and so on. I have not seen this in a book or magazine. My way of doing it went all round the houses so I'm sure it was wrong. Perhaps you or someone of 8-Bit would know a quick and/or correct way of doing it.  To : 999 (All) From : 2J3 (C.J.Richardson.) Subject: TBI Roy Dickens asked me what TBI stands for. Take your pick: Too Big for Issue I think.          

                          To : 999 + (20G Roy Dickens) From : 0E7 (Fred Nevin) Subject: Recycling Thank you very much Roy for staying the course of my little joust against recycling. Hope you enjoyed it and yes I had forgotten about the pig bins I suppose that is due to the fact that they were not universally popular and not all areas subscribed to them. We did not but nearby areas did. This is due to the fact that this area has so very little waste like other parts of the country because we have so much less to start with. Sob sob.Please wait a moment whilst I dry my eyes so I can carry on typing. On the other hand that is all we have now having been laid waste by all parties regardless of colour. 136 pits down to 1. Only one shipyard left (if it is still going by the time you read this). Factories/shops/businesses closing down. The IRA blowing up our oil storage tanks and gas works and thats a GREEN party for you. We had to do our own recycling of scraps as there was no official scheme for collecting any waste.Our effort was to have some hens in the back yard which had to be fed. Household scraps if any were not enough and proper feed had to be obtained by surrendering our egg coupons in exchange for hen feed As we only got one egg a month (if we were lucky) this did not appear to be any great hardship but the catch 22 clause stated you could only have hen feed if any was available and of course there was none to be had as we were not breeders/farmers etc and all animal feed of this discription had to brought from abroad and who was going to do that for my hens when guns/tanks etc were at a premium. So we lost our monthly egg. How ever we did make a go of it only to be foiled in the long term by the fact that production fell and no replacements were by that time available or could be bought. The feed also became unavailable so the inevitable occured. We had the best Sunday dinner since the start of hostilities without eggs as it was no longer a viable proposition to keep hens that were not producing. (Seems we are in the same situation today with our mines etc.) The scraps from the dinner went in the dust bin and no doubt are today creating a lovely pile of high grade compost on some corporation infill which will be used to grow some hen feed. This will be used to feed chickens which will lay eggs and ultimately end up as Colonel Sanders (Finger licken good) Kentucky Fried Chicken ready for the scraps to be thrown onto the street.Then the council road sweepers can earn their money by sweeping up the scraps to put in the dust cart, and start the cycle off all over again. Now that folks, is what ah calls recycling. PS. Roy thanks for Tax & Ins update. I will have to keep track of my resources so I can invest and eventually buy one of Colonel Saunders finest to keep the cycle going. Or should I spend it all on heating ?. Cheers Fred. PS. I promise I wont mention the subject of bikes again.                                                     To : 999 (All) From : 2J3 (C.J.Richardson) Subject: For Sale Software on tape: All software on tape is yours for 30p an item unless otherwise noted. This price does not include post and packing. Graphics adventure creator. BBC only. Evening Star. Steam train simulation. Numberfun. Educational. Tablesums. Educational. Getset. Educational Alien 8. Game. Lord of the Rings. Game. BBC only. £1.00p, includes novel. 10 Computer hits. Games including: Chuckie egg. Ghouls. Gisburne's Castle. Tarzan. Special Operations. Tales of Arabian Nights. Felix and the Factory. Eddie Kidds Jump Challege. Mr EE. Sorceror of Claymorgue Castle. £1.00 for this item. Pole Position. Missile Control. Utilities package. Containing: Sound shaper. Envelope editor. Epson screen dump. Teletext Screen Editor. Disassembler. Acorn User listings for March April and May 1985. April 86. Karls Kavern. Hell driver. Bug Byte Graphics package. Space Jailer. Warehouse. Hunchback. Invasion. Caveman adventure. Repton 2. Software on disc: All items are £1.00 each unless otherwise noted. Prices do not include postage and packing. Micro User Subscription discs. January to September 1991. 50p each. Cheat it Again Joe 4 The Gold collection. Including: Jetpac. Knightlore. Nightshade. Sabre Wulf. Pirate adventure. Voodoo Castle. Strange Odyssey. Buckaroo Banzai. Temple of Terror. Revs plus four tracks. Birdie Barrage. Golf. Bulletin Board system. Two discs £2.00 Commstar auto Dialling software plus manual. Disc drive utilities disc. 50p. Interword examples disc. 50p. Books: Free to anyone sending return postage and packing (or 50p): Using floppy discs with the BBC microcomputer. By Keith Davis. Hardware: BBC-B £120.00p Not inclusive of p+p. Speech Recognition system and Speech synthesis system. Plugs into the user port complete with info and software. Plus SPEECH. £15.00p the lot. This does not include postage and packing. Also: New 5.25" DS DD discs £3.25 for 10 this price does include postage and packing. Order any quantitiy at any time. I always have a large number in stock. Contact: C.J.Richardson. 17 Lambert Park Road Hedon Hull HU12 8HF  To : 3PM and 999 (All) From : 3SQ (Tim Parsons) Subject: Printer Driver CMF Regarding the Printer Driver CMF you mentioned in issue 28, I have got the Magazine disc which includes the Driver Edit program, it is also in the magazine under the filename BEDIT !, I am not aware of any different version, surely this program does all you need. From the text in the magazine you are led to believe that the Edit program has not yet been written, but it has been.  To : 999 (All) From : 3SQ (Tim Parsons) Subject: HELP If anyone has the Beebug Master Rom manual I would like to borrow it. Please contact me via 8BS. Also, could someone lend me a copy of the Master Compact Welcome guide?  To: 999 (all members) From: 15A (Steven Flintham) Subject: Free communications? Before I start, I'd like to point out that I know this is a stupid idea, but I can't resist mentioning it because I want to know whether or not it would work, in theory at least. I had this idea while ringing someone recently. I was considering how BT don't charge until the call is answered, and it seemed that this could be used as a slow but free means of communication. It would be possible, after a quick ordinary call to tell the recipient to get ready, to use a system of 1 ring followed by a hang up for a 0 bit and 2 rings followed by a hang up for a 1 bit. I estimate that this would take about 50 seconds for one 8-bit byte consisting of all 1's. Would it be possible in theory for two people with auto dial/answer modems to implement such a system? Continuing with the fantasy, it would be possible to reduce transmission time by, for example, using a reduced 5 bits per byte system, which would be enough for all the letters of the alphabet and a few punctuation marks - messages could then be sent telegram-style. Two way communication could be provided by using a special signal to indicate "Message ends, your turn to transmit" - a bit like morse code in that respect. What do you think, then? Is it theoretically possible?  From : 3WU ( Fred Price ) Subject : Crosswords One of the things I pass my time with is crosswords. I have made up some simple frames that cover me for the arkwardly shaped ones the twoother programmes that I use are Jumbo and the Crossword compiler. Both of these are good in their own way. Jumbo will do 25 squares and number them as well but I cannot print the answers in. While on the other hand the Crossword Compiler will only do 19 squares and put your answers in as well but it cannot number the squares. What I would like to obtain is a programme that will do 25 squares and be able to print in the answers as well. Can anyone assist me with some way that will combine these two? Or where can I get a programme that will do it? The Jumbo programme is supposed to be able to bring in the Spellmaster, but would it enable you to print in the answers? One further point in issue 28 I said that the Franklin Wordmaster was 100% better and at this point I have to rerate it because when it comes to anagrams Spellmaster leads the field as the Wordmaster treats it as a game only and Spellmaster gives you all the answers that you need.  From : 3WU ( Fred Price ) Subject : Old Age Many a true word is spoken in jest, so now read on: What is a Senior Citizen ? -------==========------- A senior citizen is one who was here before the Pill, TV, Frozen food, Credit cards and Ball Point Pens,For us time sharing meant togetherness not computers and a chip meant a piece of wood. Hardware meant Hard Wear and Software was not even a word.Teenagers never wore Slacks or Jeans. We were before Panty Hose, Drip Dry Clothes, Dishwashers,Clothes Dryers and, Electric Blankets. We got married first, then lived together and thought Cleavage was something butchers did, We were before Batman, Disposable Diapers, Jeeps, Pizzas, Instant Coffee and Kentucky Fried wasn't even thought of in our day. Cigarette Smoking was fashionable, Grass was for mowing, Pot was something one cooked in. A Gay Person was the life and soul of the party. Whilst Aids meant Beauty Lotions or help for someone in trouble. We are todays Senior Citizens a hardy bunch when you think of how the world has changed and adjustments we have had to make. So this is how you know when you are getting old. Everything hurts, what Doesn't, dosen't work. The gleam in your eye is the sun shining in your bifocals,You feel like the morning after, but you haven't been anywhere. Your little black book contains only names ending M.D. You get wind playing cards. Your children begin to look middle aged.You join a health club, but dont go. A dripping tap causes an uncontrollable urge. You have all the answers, but never get asked the questions. You look forward to a dull evening.You need glasses to find your glasses. You turn out the light for economy instead of romance. You sit in a rocking chair, but you can't make it work. Your knees buckle, But your belt wont. Your back go's out more than you do. You put your bra on back to front and it fits better. Your house is too big. Your medicine chest is not big enough. You sink your teeth into a steak and they stay there. Your birthday cake collapses from the weight of the candles. Now, I just want to live long enough to be a problem to my kids.  To :999 (All members) From:6EE (Mick Needham) Re :For sale Magazines and software I have a lot of Beebug magazines I wish to sell, they are:- Vol.1 no.9, 10 Vol.2 no.2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 Vol.3 no.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Vol.4 no.1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 Vol.5 no.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10 Vol.6 no.4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Vol.7 no.1, 2: All in good condition, 20p each plus postage, Acornsoft Forth Rom, and book, 'Forth on the BBC Microcomputer and Acorn Electron by Richard de Grandis-Harrison, in perfect condition 10 for both, plus postage. Large collection of software, tapes, 50p each plus postage, comprise the following:- Palace of Magic, Quest, Hunchback, Gideon's Gamble, Frogger, Deathstar, Alien Destroyers, World Geography, European Knowledge, Galaforce, Colditz Adventure, Jetpac, Knight Lore, Atic Atac, Sabre Wulf, Nightshade, Wizadore, Theatre Quiz, Science Fiction Quiz, Music Quiz, Snapper, Spinx Adventure, Countdown to Doom, Rocket Raid, Labyrinth, Revs, Erik the Viking, The Pen and the Dark, Combat Lynx, BBC Mastermind, BBC Mastermind Quizmaster, Nightworld, Lunar Rescue, Blagger, Grid Iron, Peter Scott Trilogy, Fortress, Birdie Barrage, Zalaga, Home Finance, Football Manager, Planes, Pinball Arcade, Gunsmoke, Castle Assault, Demolator, Snorter, The Hacker, The Horse Lord. Compilations on tape, 1.50 each, plus postage:- The Gold Collection, BBC Bonanza, The Complete BBC, Megaplay Vol. 1 Disk Software, 3 each plus postage:- Revs, Thrust, Galaforce, Spycat, Barbarian, Palace of Magic, Imogen, W.A.R., Trivial Persuit, Starquake, Psycastria. 153 Firth Park Road, Sheffield, S5 6WU.  To: 999 (Everyone) From: YJ2 (Andrew Snodgrass) Re: RISK PD game for Beeb I wrote asking a while back if this existed. I was told that it did, but the reply failed to tell me where I could get a copy of it from. Does anybody know? Editor..... Yes!! JJF-07 available from the TBI pool. ADFS only.  To: 999 From: 19F (Theo Gray) Re: Still for Sale; there's more than last issue and it's cheaper so hurry while stocks last. Why not have a read through these bargains just 1 more time They are just waiting in a corner of my room to go to a good home somewhere in Britain? Why not even buy the whole lot in one go? I don't mind at all. I am still offering the Watford Electronics Printer ROM for £5 only Phone (0525)220136 if you are interested after 7:30pm weekdays. Also I have some software for sale: -On Tape- - 2 Welcome tapes (yes I know, but someone might want them) - 25p each - Shapes (under 5's) - 50p - Monsters ) - Missile Base ) - Meteors ) - 50p each - Snapper ) - Bumble Bee ) - Missing Signs ) - Table Adventures ) - Cranky ) - 75p each - Frankenstein 2000 ) - Palace of Magic (+Map) - £1 - Football Manager - £1 - Masters of the Universe Super Adventure - £1 - Play it again Sam 2: Repton 3, Crazee Rider, Galaforce, Codename:Droid - £2 - The Gold Collection: Jetpac, Knight Lore, Night Shade, Sabre Wulf, Pirate Adventure, Voodoo Castle, Strange Odyssey, Buckaroo Banzai, Temple of Terror - £2.50 - BBC Bonanza: Psycastria, Ultron, Thunderstruck, Contraption, Wizzy's Mansion, Last of the Free, Space Ranger - £2.50 - ABC - This is very good word processor which allows all the normal features of a wordprocessor with good extra graphics to help you along the way (with ABC to view file converter) - £3 -On Disc- - Ziggy - £2 - Knitwear Designer - £4 - Mini Office II - £6 All are originals in original boxes with instructions ( NOT incl. postage) £29 for the lot (incl. postage) -Books- - 35 Educational Programs For the BBC Micro - Ian Murray - Writing Educational Programs for the BBC and Electron: A Practical Guide - Dave Carlos/ Tim Harrison - Help Your Child: Computing, the first step - Caroline Hughes - Disk Systems for the BBC Micro - Ian Sinclair (a very useful guide to disk systems, carefully explaining them, and the jargon associated) - Micro's are Fun & Projects for Programs from the ladybird computing series - 30 Hour BASIC: Standard Edition - Clive Prigmore  From: Theo Gray (19F)                           Please phone back. I have some good news for you if you are still interested in it.         