Assistant Features Editor
Database Publications Ltd.
All the latest happenings in the ever-changing world of your BBC
Nesting isn't just for the birds when it comes to IF.
Opening Acheton, the disc based adventure from Acornsoft.
Colourful masterpieces created by our readers on the BBC Micro.
Thunderstruck II revealed - including a full colour map.
More solutions to some of those mind-boggling hardware problems.
In the final part of this series we go loopy over repetition.
Acorn's RISC Machine
Just how fast does the heart of Acorn's new microprocessor beat?
The software to drive your video digitiser - with amazing results.
How to get even more telesoftware, this time from viewdata systems.
More about Britain's nationwide online database for micros.
What's in a rom? (ROMS)
Discover the whats, whys and hows of roms and eproms.
ROM Calls (ROMS)
All the details of how your micro looks after its roms.
What's coming this month on the BBC's Ceefax telesoftware pages.
ROM Directory (ROMS)
An up-to-date list of currently available roms for your BBC Micro.
More high quality routines brought together for you to use.
The chance to get your news, views, moans and name into print.
At last you can type in The Micro User listings in confidence.
Knitting a Raglan? Design your own patterns to any size.
Run your own programs from ROM with this versatile utility.
Button ROM (ROM)
Do-it-yourself ROM to double the firepower of your Compact.
Our experts cast a critical eye over the latest games releases.
An in-depth look at this new state-of-the-art eprom blower.
Just how useful is this text handling sideways ram utility?
Up-to-date reports about ways of using the BBC Micro in education.
We look at the FADS fashion design package and Transform.
Econet Down Under
A report from Australia on networking in schools.
North by North-West
The facts of farming life in this Canadian agricultural simulation.
Another selection from our mailbag expressing educational views.
The Micro User takes a sideways look at ROMS
This month we give
you lots of details about roms: What they are, how they are made and how
to write to them. Plus complete listings of two ROM-based utilities.
We've also included a full guide to the currently available ROM software.
All these features are indicated in the contents list with: (ROMS)
We've also sent Mike Cook to Acorn to get a run-down on the revolutionary
RISC chip. You'll be reading lots more about this exciting development
in future issues of The Micro User.