Editor in Chief,
Database Publications Ltd.
NEWS Keep in touch with the latest happenings in the eventful
world of the BBC Micro.
BEGINNERS We take a look at the RND function and make a start
on writing structured programs.
SOFTWARE SCENE The latest software releases assessed by our
team of frank and thorough reviewers.
DISC LOADER A superb disc utility that allows large programs
to be loaded directly to &E00.
PROBLEM PAGE Mike Cook explains the things you've always wanted
to know but been afraid to ask.
TELETEXT PLUS Larger character sets are now feasible in Mode
7 with these easy-to-use techniques.
ADVENTURES Our forthright columnist takes her usual critical
look at the world of adventures.
DUEL! The classic game for two players, its high-paced action
will keep you enthralled.
BLOCK BUSTER There's an intriguing blend of speed and strategy
in this game of relentless pursuit.
BODY BUILDING Ever heard a violin blown? You will, plus other
wonders, with our D/A sound synthesiser.
HARDWARE SCENE We compare two double density DFS systems and
take a look at a sideways ROM Box.
CLASSROOM CORNER Enjoyment and learning for younger readers
as they use simple words to create a seascape.
SECOND PROCESSOR By cunning use of macros, we present a full
implementation of the 65C02's extra opcodes.
COMPETITION Decide what the twins are saying to each other
and win the latest database ROM.
SHOWTIME All about our next big show at Alexandra Palace from
October 25 to 28.
BEYOND PRESTEL The comms world is bigger than Prestel. We
show you just some of its huge potential.
BINARY BEACONS If packet switched systems and network topologies
are mysteries to you, read on...
MICROTERMINAL We delve into assembly language and use it to
improve our communications software.
LOGGING ON Once you're on Microweb, you'll want to peruse
the message boards - here's how.
MICROMAIL A selection from the hundreds of lively letters
you send us - keep them coming!
FAINT-HEARTED While A. practices campanology, Bob takes up
speleology and enters the Perilous Pot.
MAIL ORDER OFFERS Back issues to binders, cassettes to cases,
discs to dust covers - they're all here.