BBC Micro - was Re: Altair 8800 name Was: Re: Altair 680 Expansion Boards?

Adrian Graham witchy at
Fri Dec 23 15:10:39 CST 2016

On 23/12/2016 17:00, "Liam Proven" <lproven at> wrote:

>> The Acornsoft games were very high quality (hard to distinguish from their
>> arcade inspirations).
>> But I was mostly interested in programming, so I loved our BBC Micro Model B
>> to bits. A far superior machine to the Apple and Commodores.
> I agree that it was a far superior machine. It had its limitations --
> shortage of RAM, notably -- but it was a great design.
> I'll have to take your word for it on the arcade games. TBH I was just
> repeating what I've heard -- which was wrong of me. :-( Sorry...

Acornsoft Planetoid *IS* Defender, looks and plays the same as the Williams

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