Nascom Magazines

Between 1978 and 1989, a number of English publications were produced. These were centred on the Nascom range at first, then expanded to include all 80-BUS products, especially the Gemini range of boards and systems.

There is an overall table of contents of the English Nascom magazines.

Nascom journals were also published in Germany. There is also another overall table of contents of it.


INMC News

1978 – 1980

INMC News was the original magazine to support the Nascom pro­duct range.

INMC 80 News

1980 – 1981

After Nascom’s financial difficulties, INMC News was re-born as a magazine called INMC 80 News.

80-Bus News

1982 – 1985

INMC 80 News mutated once more and became 80-Bus News.

Scorpio News

1987 – 1989

80-Bus News changed once again and became Scorpio News.

Micropower

1981 – 1982

Another magazine appeared in parallel, Micropower.

Nascom Newsletter

1982 – 1984

Micropower became the Nascom Newsletter with the original issue numbers.

Series

Lawrence

Saga One: C.E.G.B. brutality
Saga Two: Hubris
Saga Three: Hell hath no fury
Saga Four: Noblesse obligé
Lawrence the long haired weirdo
Very Official – To whom it may concern
Very Official
Lawrence and the “new” printer?
Lawrence is back (despite popular demand)
Lawrence meets the commercial software syndrome
Lawrence has bought PolyDos...
Lawrence meets dangers of VIDEO.
Lawrence lands a helping hand.
Lawrence and his ‘surprise’ birthday present.
Lawrence (super-programmer...).
Lawrence and the PolyDos Users Group.
Lawrence Lipshitz – the voice of reason.
Lawrence the long-haired wierdo....

Dr. Dark’s Diary

by Chris Blackmore

Episode 1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30  

The DH Bits

by David Hunt

Bit 0     1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10     11     12     13     14     15  

Z80 made simple

by David Hunt

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6     7  

Random Rumours (& Truths)

By S. Monger

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10     11  

Aunt Agatha’s Agony Column

by D.​ Parkinson

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6  


NASCOM ROM BASIC disassembled

by Carl Lloyd-Parker

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6     7  

NASCOM ROM BASIC source code is available in ASM and LST file format.

Hands-On!

by Viktor

Part 1     2     3     4  

NAS-SYS monitors dissected

by J.​ Haigh

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6     7  

EPROM Programmer

by C.​ Bowden

Part 1     2     3  

News from Nascom

by Mike Hessey

Part 1     2     3     4     5     6  

SYS-EX – A 1K Extension Program for NAS-SYS Monitors

by David G.​ Johnson

Part 1     2     3     4     5  

Disk Formats and CP/M Disk Routines

by M.W.T. Waters

Part 1     2     3     4  

The ZCPR3 System

by C.​ Bowden

Part 1     2  

Digital Imaging Systems

by D.​R.​ Hunt

Part 1     2     3  


Timeline of magazines, taken from Richard Espley’s site www.80bus.co.uk:

Nascom and 80-BUS publications spanned nearly 12 years from simple Z80 computers to the rise of IBM PC compatibles. Here ends the 8 bit era.