Remember being a schoolkid in the 80’s and having your very first go on a computer?
Chances are it was a BBC Micro where we all got to play the odd game here and there amongst the educational software that was synonymous with the Micro and Acorn Electron.
Whether you had one at home or just used it at school chances are you’ll have some fond memories of this iconic machine.
Acorns To Oaks
If you’re hankering for some serious nostalgia then the new book ‘Acorn – A World In Pixels’ from publishers idesine is on its way that features 150 classic games such as Elite, Thrust, Citadel, Arcadians, Chuckie Egg to name a few.
On top of the games there’s plenty of sumptuous cover art to look over along with overviews and comments from the developers throughout.
Micro Book With Big Names
The book also has interviews with some of the biggest names in the gaming industry today such as David Brabben, Geoff Crammond along with a host of other programmers and publishers started out on these iconic British home computers.
The book which retails for £29.99 has over 470 pages and is available to pre-order with shipping starting on the 23rd November 2020.
If you’re looking for a serious homage to the Acorn Electron and BBC Micro then this will be for you so it might be an idea to add it to your Christmas list.
We’ll also be reviewing it soon too so keep an eye out for that.
If you have any fond memories of the BBC Micro or the Acorn Electron please share them in the comments below.
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