Acorn – A World in Pixels (BBC Micro/Acorn Electron)


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Celebrate the visual games history of the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron with this case bound book, contained within a beautiful slip case. 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 – from the likes of David Braben and Ian Bell (Elite); Geoff Crammond (Revs/Aviator); Peter Irvin (Exile); Tim Tyler (Repton); Nick Pelling (Frak!); Peter Scott (Sim City/The Last Ninja); Gary Partis (Psycastria/Dr Who); Chris Roberts (Stryker’s Run); Steve Furber (Acorn) and many, many more – and 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. Remember Elite, Chuckie Egg, Repton, Exile, Starship Command, Thrust, Citadel, Revs, Imogen, Codename:Droid, Firetrack, Arcadians, Mr Ee!, Zalaga, Castle Quest, Galaforce, Snapper and many more. An unmissable publication for anyone who grew up with an Acorn 8-bit machine.