Hello! I'm Colin and I make videos about my love of all things Acorn - the BBC Micro, BBC Master, Acorn Electron and all the games and software these mighty machines are capable of running.
Feb 22, 2024
In this tutorial I show how to emulate a BBC Micro using a Raspberry Pi. This is a complete tutorial with full instructions, end to end. It also includes a quick how-to for getting a fresh copy of Raspberry Pi OS up and running, in case your Pi is in a poorly condition (as mine was!)I'm using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B but the steps should work for any model, including the Pi Pico for which the orig
Jan 23, 2024
In this video I take a mini tour of my new Acorn Electron, recently gifted (to myself) over Christmas, along with the various peripherals and accessories I've added to it, including the Plus 1 interface, an inline power switch, several ROM cartridges and the allimportant ANF03 data recorder!Special thanks go to Gavin for keeping this Elk in such fine condition before selling it on to me; to Dave H
Dec 16, 2023
To celebrate the end of my Top 85 Games For The BBC Micro countdown series, I decided to commission an original piece of music from the incredibly talented Nicole Marie T and use it as the basis for a video that captures the spirit of the series as a whole. What follows is a video that zooms through the full eighty five games I selected for my countdown, from the very first entry to the final numb
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