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  1. Feature The Scariest moments in 8-bit Microcomputer games

    Resident Evil was supposed to be scary. My heart skipped a beat when zombie dogs crashed through a window. Likewise, when playing the original Tomb Raider, that T-Rex scared the absolute crap out of me. But I’d had games scare me senseless for a lot longer than that… We present, in chronological...
  2. Interview “When watchmakers made computers” – an interview with Kevin Palser on his iOS zx81 emulator

    Did you know you can play some ZX81 games on your iPhone? We speak to Kevin Palser about his ZX81 emulator for iOS devices. We assumed that Palser grew up with a ZX81, hence writing the emulator, but that wasn’t the case at all! “I never owned a ZX81 whilst growing up” says Palser. “The...
  3. News BASIC 10-liner celebrates tenth anniversary

    The BASIC 10-liner contest is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and has just announced the results of this year’s competition. The rules of the contest are simple. You need to write a program in BASIC in just ten lines for an 8-bit computer. There are four categories, which we’ve...
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