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Title: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-05
Nearing completion of my ZX Coding book. I have twenty simple but fun games...and after typing them in I hope  users learn some coding :)

http://gazzapper.com/games/zx-spectrum-code-club/ (http://gazzapper.com/games/zx-spectrum-code-club/)

I have signups already waiting for a copy... :)

Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: erico on 2015-Nov-11
Good selection, the book seems to be coming up all fine!
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-12
Hoping to finish in a couple of days !!! Can't wait!
I missed the bloody deadline to get a feature in Nov issue of Retro Gamer....bah!
But will have ad in 150th issue.

Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: quangdx on 2015-Nov-15
I'm looking forward to your book.
Speccy BASIC is where coding started for me.
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-15
Thanks quangdx! I hope people enjoy it :)

I'm looking forward to your book.
Speccy BASIC is where coding started for me.
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-25
Just went live today...Bestseller on Amazon - so chuffed! :)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/ZX-Spectrum-Games-Code-Club/dp/0993474403 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/ZX-Spectrum-Games-Code-Club/dp/0993474403)
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: Ian Price on 2015-Nov-25
Good work that man! :good:
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: UBERmonkeybot on 2015-Nov-25
Wow! Nice one.
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-26
Thanks guys!

Just made #1 Bestseller in Games Programming for Amazon UK
#11 in Science too!

Took a lot of time for me to do it - and happy its finally ready for xmas
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: erico on 2015-Nov-26
No digital version on amazon?
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: Kitty Hello on 2015-Nov-26
O purchased one. Msinly because I'm interested in how you get it running on Android. And because you posted it here :)
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrTAToad on 2015-Nov-26
Good luck with it!
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: erico on 2015-Nov-26
The Book now has an article at Indie Retro News. Way to go Plow! Congrats!
http://www.indieretronews.com/2015/11/zx-spectrum-games-code-club-book.html#more

edit: Also at Vintage is the new old:
http://www.vintageisthenewold.com/zx-spectrum-games-code-club-type-in-books-are-back/
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-27
O purchased one. Msinly because I'm interested in how you get it running on Android. And because you posted it here :)

Thanks Gernot!!
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Nov-27
The Book now has an article at Indie Retro News. Way to go Plow! Congrats!
http://www.indieretronews.com/2015/11/zx-spectrum-games-code-club-book.html#more

edit: Also at Vintage is the new old:
http://www.vintageisthenewold.com/zx-spectrum-games-code-club-type-in-books-are-back/

Sweet ! Didnt know it was on that second site :)

Also Kindle version going on PreOrder soon :)
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: quangdx on 2015-Dec-03
I got my copy :D
Title: Re: Zx Spectrum Book
Post by: MrPlow on 2015-Dec-08
I got my copy :D

Thanks a lot!!! I hope you enjoy it! :)