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An edited extract from the book Backroom Boys by Francis Spufford that describes the genesis and release of the computer game Elite.
Computer games weren't very good in 1982. There was Space Invaders and there was PacMan - but you didn't get much more for your money than the basic zapping and munching experience. Which was what prompted two teenage mathematicians to create the ...
(Added 2007-12-10, 750 hits, more)
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An extract from Steven Vickers' classic manual "ZX81 BASIC Programming".
(Added 2006-07-19, 341 hits, more)
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