Microcomputer Puzzles (Spectrum 16K/48K/BBC A/BBC B/Electron) - Everygamegoing.com
Microcomputer Puzzles (1985) (Spectrum 16K/48K/BBC A/BBC B/Electron, Book) United Kingdom

Genre: Tutorial; Puzzle algorithms to include in your own programs

Language: English

Machine Compatibility: BBC Model B, Acorn Electron, Spectrum 48K, Spectrum 16K, BBC Model A

Release: Professionally published book (Book Scans)

Compatible Emulators: BeebEm (PC (Windows))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
ZXSpin (PC (Windows))
Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))

Book Information

Original Release Date: 9th November 1985
Original Release Price: Unknown
Market Valuation: £4.00 (How Is This Calculated?)
ISBN 10: 0003831256
Number Of Pages: 126
Book Type: Paperback
Open Library Ref.: OL3746980W
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Garry Marshall  

There are no users who want to buy a copy of this item.
(Browse Most Wanted)

What They Said

"A good and varied selection of brainteasers from The Sunday Times... The explanations Bryant offers before showing you how he writes the programs are both easy to follow and explicit." (Read Full Review)
... Acorn User

Where To Get It

A digital version of this item can be downloaded right here at Everygamegoing (All our downloads are in .zip format).

Download What It Contains
BookA digital version of Microcomputer Puzzles suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows)), ZXSpin (PC (Windows)), Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))


Information | First Sentence


A collection of stimulating brainteasers which first appeared week by week in The Observer magazine. Fascinating background information is provided for each puzzle, and the various techniques involved in solving the problems are set out with many useful hints. You are also shown the ways in which each puzzle can be extended to provide hours of extra interest and pleasure.

The Author
Garry Marshall is a regular contributor to computing magazines, including Computing Today and Computer and Video Games, and was contributing consultant to The Home Computer Course, Britain's first patchwork on computing.

Front cover illustration by Godfrey Dawson

First Sentence

Most people think of the prime task of computers as dealing with numbers.

Microcomputer Puzzles is Item ID 42 in our database. Last modified on Friday 22nd October 2021 at 05:12:20 AM.

Spotted a typo or inaccuracy in the instructions for this item? and we'll fix it up at once!