Reply to post: What I grew up with...

Roughly 30 years after its birth at UK's Acorn Computers, RISC OS 5 is going open source

Pete M

What I grew up with...

My Dad bought an Acorn for our first family PC and it's what I grew up with - he was an IT tinkerer and it was the one we had in our school so made sense. Great computer - still miss that middle mouse button even now sometimes.

And the games, I miss some of those games - some were just ports of widely available Amiga and other things of that era (best version of Elite) but there was a company called 4th Dimension who did games exclusively for Acorn and I'm the only person who remembers them!

Maybe when the Crostini thing on ChromeOS goes stable I'll learn how to use Linux and figure out how to emulate some of them...

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