Top 5 BBC Micro Computer Games My personal top 5 games on the BBC Micro the ultimate retro computer! Come with me on a journey to the early 1980s and let me introduce you to the BBC Micro more affectionately known as the beeb! The Legendary BBC Micro was "The Acorn Computer Company's" bid for the then "BBC Computer Literacy Project" operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation. The then governments attempt to get the country using and learning about computers through a series of TV…
Blast from the past! The Acorn Electron was a budget version of the BBC Micro educational/home computer made by Acorn Computers Ltd. It had 32 kilobytes of RAM, and its ROM includes BBC BASIC along with its operating system.
Affectionately comic drama about the British home computer boom of the early 1980s. Legendary inventor Clive Sinclair battles it out with ex-employee Chris Curry, founder of Acorn Computers, for dominance in the fledgling market. Home computing arrives in Britain in a big way, but is the country big enough for both men?
Acorn System 1. This 6502 modular system was the first computer produced by Acorn in 1979. It was basically the same type of computer as competitors offered at that time (KIM-1, MK14, Nascom, etc...) : a 6502 or Z80 CPU (in this case, a 6502) mounted on a simple "naked" board, with a one-line display and a hexadecimal keyboard.
The Acorn ABC 210 / Cambridge Workstation was the only model from the announced, marketed but unreleased ABC (Acorn Business Computer) line, first claimed to be available in October 1984. The ABCs were a range of machines using an integrated monitor, disk drive, PSU and BBC B+ 64K motherboard with slight modifications, originally featuring CPUs from straight 6502 terminals to an 80286 based system.