ACORN: A WORLD IN PIXELS

idesine



 

Celebrate the visual games history of the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron with this beautiful book. Spread over 476 pages, with a foreword by Richard Hanson (Superior Software) and Life of an Acorn Gamer by TV's Iain Lee, it features over 150 classic games, with exclusive interviews with key figures in the industry at the time.


It also features on subjects such as key publishers, cover art and classic magazines. The book showcases the computers' inimitable graphic style and is packed full with memories and anecdotes from programmers, artists, publishers, reviewers and enthusiasts. An unmissable publication for anyone who grew up with an Acorn 8-bit machine.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Hardcover

First Edition

9781903527245

2020

476

English

Hardcover

Second Edition

9781903527269

2022

600

 

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Authors: N/A

Publishers: #idesine (idesine)

Languages: #English

Format: #Hardcover

Accessibility: N/A

Year: #Year2020

Genres: #EarlyYears #GeneralHistory #PCGaming


Companies:

#Acorn (Acorn Computers Ltd., Acornsoft)

#Alligata (Alligata)

#Audiogenic (Audiogenic)

#MicroPower (Micro Power)

#Ocean (Ocean)

#SoftwareInvasion (Software Invasion)

#SuperiorSoftware (Superior Software)

#The4thDimension (The 4th Dimension)

#Tynesoft (Tynesoft)

#USGold (U.S. Gold)


Public Figures:

#AdrianStephens (Adrian Stephens)

#AlanButcher (Alan Butcher)

#AndrewBennett (Andrew Bennett)

#AndrewOliver (Andrew Oliver)

#AngusHughes (Angus Hughes)

#BobWakelin (Bob Wakelin)

#ChrisCurry (Chris Curry)

#ChrisRoberts (Chris Roberts)

#ChrisTurner (Chris Turner)

#ChristopherPayne (Christopher Payne)

#DanShirron (Dan Shirron)

#DarrylStill (Darryl Still)

#DaveActon (Dave Acton)

#DaveCoathupe (Dave Coathupe)

#DaveLawrence (Dave Lawrence) #DavePalmer (Dave Palmer)

#DaveVout (Dave Vout)

#DaveWoodhouse (Dave Woodhouse)

#DavidBraben (David Braben)

#DavidElliot (David Elliot)

#DavidLloyd (David Lloyd)

#DavidLovekin (David Lovekin)

#DavidParsons (David Parsons)

#DavidRowe (David Rowe)

#DeanLester (Dean Lester)

#EtonShirron (Eton Shirron)

#GaryPartis (Gary Partis)

#GeoffCrammond (Geoff Crammond)

#GordonKey (Gordon Key)

#GraemeRichardson (Graeme Richardson)

#HermannHauser (Hermann Hauser)

#IanBell (Ian Bell)

#IanClemmett (Ian Clemmett)

#IanCollinson (Ian Collinson)

#IanDownend (Ian Downend)

#IanHolmes (Ian Holmes)

#IanWaugh (Ian Waugh)

#JamieWoodhouse (Jamie Woodhouse)

#JasonChown (Jason Chown)

#JasonSobell (Jason Sobell)

#JohnDyson (John Dyson)

#JolyonMyers (Jolyon Myers)

#JonathanGriffiths (Jonathan Griffiths)

#JulianTodd (Julian Todd)

#KeithPurkiss (Keith Purkiss)

#KentonPrice (Kenton Price)

#KevinBlake (Kevin Blake)

#KevinEdwards (Kevin Edwards)

#KevinReid (Kevin Reid)

#KevinToms (Kevin Toms)

#MarcusAltman (Marcus Altman)

#MartinEdmondson (Martin Edmondson)

#MartinGalway (Martin Galway)

#MartinSykes (Martin Sykes)

#MatNewman (Mat Newman)

#MelvynWright (Melvyn Wright)

#MichaelArcher (Michael Archer)

#MichaelHutchison (Michael Hutchison)

#MichaelJakobsen (Michael Jakobsen)

#MichaelMathison (Michael Mathison)

#MichaelStAubyn (Michael St. Aubyn)

#MikeEllis (Mike Ellis)

#MikeGoldberg (Mike Goldberg)

#NeilDavidson (Neil Davidson)

#NickPelling (Nick Pelling)

#NickReeves (Nick Reeves)

#NickTingle (Nick Tingle)

#PaulHiscock (Paul Hiscock)

#PaulShave (Paul Shave)

#PeterGillett (Peter Gillett)

#PeterIrvin (Peter Irvin)

#PeterJohnson (Peter Johnson)

#PeterScott (Peter Scott)

#PhilipOliver (Philip Oliver)

#RichardHanson (Richard Hanson)

#RichardWarner (Richard Warner)

#RobinLeatherbarrow (Robin Leatherbarrow)

#RossGoodley (Ross Goodley)

#SamInglus (Sam Inglus)

#SeanScarff (Sean Scarff)

#SimonBirrell (Simon Birrell)

#SimonPhipps (Simon Phipps)

#SimonPick (Simon Pick)

#SophieWilson (Sophie Wilson)

#StephenWileman (Stephen Wileman)

#SteveBotterill (Steve Botterill)

#SteveFurber (Steve Ferber)

#SteveHanson (Steve Hanson)

#SteveParkinson (Steve Parkinson)

#TimDobson (Tim Dobson)

#TimTyler (Tim Tyler)

#TomLanigan (Tom Lanigan)

#TomShave (Tom Shave)

#TonyMonckton (Tony Monckton)

#TonyOakden (Tony Oakden)

#TonyRacine (Tony Racine)

#TrevorHarwood (Trevor Harwood)

#WalterMansell (Walter Mansell)

#WilliamReeve (William Reeve)


Games:

#3DGrandPrix (3D Grand Prix)

#3DPool (3D Pool)

#AcidDrops (Acid Drops)

#Airlift (Airlift)

#Airwolf (Airwolf)

#Alien8 (Alien 8)

#AndroidAttack (Android Attack)

#ArcadeSoccer (Arcade Soccer)

#Arcadians (Arcadians)

#Arkanoid (Arkanoid)

#AticAtac (Atic Atac)

#AttackOnAlphaCentauri (Attack on Alpha Centauri)

#Aviator (Aviator)

#BalloonBuster (Balloon Buster)

#Barbarian (Barbarian)

#BeachHead (Beach Head)

#Blagger (Blagger)

#Blast (Blast!)

#Boffin (Boffin)

#BoneCrusher (Bone Crusher)

#Boulderdash (Boulderdash)

#BugEyes (Bug Eyes)

#Camelot (Camelot)

#Carnival (Carnival)

#CastleQuest (Castle Quest)

#CastlesOfGems (Castles of Gems)

#Cavey (Cavey)

#Cholo (Cholo)

#ChuckieEgg (Chuckie Egg)

#Citadel (Citadel, Citadel Revenge)

#CodenameDroid (Codename: Droid)

#Contraption (Contraption)

#CrazeeRider (Crazee Rider)

#CrazyPainter (Crazy Painter)

#CuteToKill (Cute To Kill)

#CybertronMission (Cybertron Mission)

#DareDevilDenis (Dare Devil Denis)

#DonkeyKong (Zany Kong Junior)

#DrWho (Dr. Who)

#Dunjunz (Dunjunz)

#EagleEmpire (Eagle Empire)

#EaglesWing (Eagle's Wing)

#Elite (Elite)

#EType (E-Type)

#Exile (Exile)

#Felix (Felix in the Factory)

#Firetrack (Firetrack)

#Flip (Flip!)

#FootballManager (Football Manager)

#Fortress (Fortress)

#Frak (Frak!)

#FreeFall (Free Fall)

#Frenzy (Frenzy)

#Galaforce (Galaforce)

#Ghouls (Ghouls)

#GrannysGarden (Granny's Garden)

#GreenBeret (Green Beret)

#Gyroscope (Gyroscope)

#HoledOut (Holed Out)

#Hyperball (Hyperball)

#HyperSports (HyperSports)

#Imogen (Imogen)

#ImpossibleMission (Impossible Mission)

#IndoorSports (Indoor Sports)

#JetBoat (Jet Boat)

#Jetpac (Jetpac)

#JetPowerJack (Jet-Power Jack)

#JoeBlade (Joe Blade, Joe Blade 2)

#KarateCombat (Karate Combat)

#KillerGorilla (Killer Gorilla)

#KissinKousins (Kissin Kousins)

#KIX (KIX)

#KnightLore (Knight Lore)

#Labyrinth (Labyrinth)

#LastNinja (Last Ninja 2)

#LodeRunner (Lode Runner)

#LunarJetman (Lunar Jetman)

#MagicMushrooms (Magic Mushrooms)

#ManicMiner (Manic Miner)

#MatchDay (Match Day)

#Microbe (Microbe)

#MissileControl (Missile Control)

#Monsters (Monsters)

#MrEe (Mr. Ee!)

#Nightshade (Nightshade)

#Overdrive (Overdrive)

#PalaceOfMagic (Palace of Magic)

#Pengo (Pengo, Penguin)

#Planetoid (Planetoid)

#Psycastria (Psycastria)

#Ravenskull (Ravenskull)

#Quest (Quest)

#Repton (Repton, Repton 3, Repton Infinity)

#Revs (Revs)

#RocketRaid (Rocket Raid)

#SabreWulf (Sabre Wulf)

#Saigon (Saigon)

#SavagePond (Savage Pond)

#Shark (Shark)

#SimCity (Sim City)

#Sinistar (Deathstar)

#Skirmish (Skirmish)

#Snapper (Snapper)

#SpacePilot (Space Pilot)

#Spellbinder (Spellbinder)

#SphereOfDestiny (Sphere of Destiny)

#Spycat (Spycat)

#SpyHunter (Spy Hunter)

#SpyVsSpy (Spy vs. Spy)

#Starquake (Starquake)

#StarPort (Star Port)

#StarshipCommand (Starship Command)

#StarWars (Star Wars)

#StockCar (Stock Car)

#StrykersRun (Stryker's Run)

#Swoop (Swoop)

#TalesOfTheArabianNights (Tales of the Arabian Nights)

#Tetris (Tetris)

#TheMine (The Mine)

#TheSentinel (The Sentinel)

#Thrust (Thrust)

#ThunderStruck (Thunderstruck, ThunderStruck 2)

#TwinKingdomValley (Twin Kingdom Valley)

#Uridium (Uridium)

#Volcano (Volcano)

#Wizadore (Wizadore)

#YieArKungFu (Yie Ar Kung-Fu)

#Zalaga (Zalaga)

#Ziggy (Ziggy)


Misc:

#AcornElectron (Acorn Electron)

#BBCMicro (BBC Micro)

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