I received a pleasant surprise on Sunday,* when I got an email from my brother Darren telling me he was at the National Museum of Computing (at Bletchley Park), where, he told me:
There's a room full of Beebs†... all fitted with a custom ROM of every single game ever released for the BBC...
Well Michael, I didn't realise you have been forever immortalised in this museum!
* British understatement, for my German readers: It made my day.
† The BBC Microcomputer, which was pretty much universal in schools, and also in many homes, our own included, throughout the 1980s.( Read more...Collapse ) —Originally posted on Dreamwidth, where there are comments. Please comment there using OpenID or a DreamWidth account (which you no longer need an invite code to create). Though I am leaving comments enabled on LiveJournal for a bit, please don't comment here if you can do so there instead.