ACORNSOFT
Professional publisher; software arm of Acorn Computers Ltd
Mainly publishes: Arcade Games
Best Known Game: Arcadians
Number of titles released by this publisher: 57
Number of titles currently available: 46
Archive Status: Incomplete

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Shoot-'Em-Up

Game Author(s):
Orlando

Release Information:
1983: Arcadians, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Platform Game

Game Author(s):
Wal Mansell

Release Information:
1984: Boxer, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Strategy; Textual Business Running

Game Author(s):
A. J. Reeve

Release Information:
1984: Business Games, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Text Adventure

Game Author(s):
Peter Killworth

Release Information:
1984: Castle Of Riddles, Acornsoft, £9.95


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Chess Simulation (Against Computer)

Game Author(s):
Arthur Norman & Nick Pelling

Release Information:
1984: Chess, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Educational; Novelty Cocktail Database

Game Author(s):
Geoffrey Hindley

Release Information:
1984: Complete Cocktail Maker, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):

Game Author(s):
Wal Mansell

Release Information:
1984: Crazy Tracer, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Suite of Drawing Programs

Game Author(s):
John Cownie

Release Information:
1983: Creative Graphics, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Database Holder & Modifier

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1986: Database, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
3.5" Disc

Game Type(s):
Utility; Suite of Timekeeping Programs

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1984: Desk Diary, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Graphical Draughts & Reversi Games

Game Author(s):
Nick Pelling

Release Information:
1983: Draughts And Reversi, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Comprises:
1. Draughts
2. Reversi

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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade Strategy Trading Game; Modern Classic

Game Author(s):
David Braben & Ian Bell

Release Information:
1984: Elite, Acornsoft, £14.95


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Platform Game

Game Author(s):
Wal Mansell

Release Information:
1984: Firebug, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Computer Language

Game Author(s):
Richard De Grandis-Harrison

Release Information:
1984: Forth, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade

Game Author(s):
Ian Bell

Release Information:
1984: Free Fall, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Mysterious Chinese Board Game Simulation

Game Author(s):
Bruno Pryzbyla & Charles Matthews

Release Information:
1984: Go, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utilities; Draw Graphs On Screen

Game Author(s):
Robert Harding

Release Information:
1984: Graphs And Charts, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Clone Of Frogger

Game Author(s):
Neil Raine

Release Information:
1983: Hopper, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Companion Cassette To New Acorn Electron

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1982: Introductory Cassette, Acornsoft, £0.00


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Comprises:
1. Biorhythms
2. Bugzap
3. Clock
4. Dodgems
5. Gomoku
6. Island
7. Keyboard
8. Marslander
9. Message
10. Patterns
11. Piano
12. Planets
13. Sketch

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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Computer Language

Game Author(s):
Arthur Norman & Gillian Cattell

Release Information:
1985: Lisp, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Platform Game

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1984: Magic Mushrooms, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Wire-frame Walk Through Maze

Game Author(s):
Tim Dobson

Release Information:
1984: Maze, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Shoot-'Em-Up

Game Author(s):
Neil Raine

Release Information:
1983: Meteors, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Collection of BASIC Programs

Game Author(s):
Fred Harris & Paul Shreeve

Release Information:
1984: Me And My Micro, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Comprises:
1. Anagrams
2. Bomber
3. Kongo
4. Matchem
5. Mazerace
6. Monsterzap
7. Pairs
8. Twister

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Article: Go To Entry In Books Archive
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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Educational

Game Author(s):
Ann Wills & Russel Wills

Release Information:
1984: Missing Signs, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Platform Game

Game Author(s):
Tim Dobson

Release Information:
1983: Monsters, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Educational

Game Author(s):
Ann Wills & Russel Wills

Release Information:
1984: Number Balance, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Multi-load Magic Demonstration

Game Author(s):
Peter Killworth

Release Information:
1984: Paul Daniels' Magic Show, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Peek And Poke Memory Locations

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1984: Peeko Computer, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Money Management

Game Author(s):
M. D. Whalley

Release Information:
1984: Personal Money Management, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Text Adventure

Game Author(s):
Peter Killworth

Release Information:
1988: Philosopher's Quest, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Draw Pretty Pictures With BASIC Programs

Game Author(s):
Robert Harding

Release Information:
1984: Picture Maker, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Shoot-'Em-Up; Clone Of DEFENDER

Game Author(s):
Neil Raine

Release Information:
1984: Planetoid, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade Collection

Game Author(s):
-

Release Information:
1984: Plus 3 Games, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Comprises:
1. FirebugPlaying Instructions & Game Controls
2. MazePlaying Instructions & Game Controls Video Review (AEW)
3. PlanetoidPlaying Instructions & Game Controls Video Review (AEW)

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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
3.5" Disc

Game Type(s):
Educational

Game Author(s):
Ann Wills & Russel Wills

Release Information:
1984: Sentence Sequencing, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Clone Of Pac Man

Game Author(s):
Jonathan Griffiths

Release Information:
1984: Snapper, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Snooker Simulation

Game Author(s):
Kevin Reid

Release Information:
1984: Snooker, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Text Adventure

Game Author(s):
Paul Fellows

Release Information:
1984: Sphinx Adventure, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Arcade; Shoot-'Em-Up

Game Author(s):
Peter J. M. Irvin

Release Information:
1983: Starship Command, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Programming Language

Game Author(s):
Paul Fellows

Release Information:
1984: S-pascal, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Articifial Intelligence

Game Author(s):
Daniel Chandler & David Butler

Release Information:
1985: Talkbalk, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Introduction To Flow Diagrams

Game Author(s):
Mike Biscoe-Taylor

Release Information:
1983: Tree Of Knowledge, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; LOGO Type Language

Game Author(s):
Barry Morrell & Dominic Verity

Release Information:
1984: Turtle Graphics, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Dieting

Game Author(s):
Anna Bradley & Richard Warner

Release Information:
1985: Watch Your Weight, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Educational

Game Author(s):
Ann Wills & Russel Wills

Release Information:
1984: Word Hunt, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Educational

Game Author(s):
Ann Wills & Russel Wills

Release Information:
1984: Word Sequencing, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette

Game Type(s):
Utility; Educational Art Package

Game Author(s):
Richard De Grandis-Harrison

Release Information:
1986: Workshop, Acornsoft, £9.20


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Stated Compatibility:
Acorn Electron

Original Release Format(s):
Cassette