Stock Market

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Originally authored by Bob Chappell for the Commodore PET, and converted for the BBC Micro by Brian Jones.

The original Commodore PET listing was published in Personal Computer World, May 1982.

Published on the Best Of PCW Software For The BBC Micro compilation from Personal Computer World magazine. These compilation cassettes were published by Century Communications Ltd. The accompanying book contained the following description:

This simulation gives you a chance to make money with your micro, but unfortunately you lose it all when you switch the power off!

You are dealing in four commodities: GOLD, TIN, ZINC and LEAD. If you buy and sell at the right time, you can make your fortune, but watch out for takeovers or you could lose your shirt. On each turn your portfolio, profit and loss account, and the market trends are displayed in colour in MODE 7, and you can choose to buy or sell shares. After a few games you may feel ready for the real thing!

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TitleStock Market
Year1983
PublisherCentury Communications Ltd.
AuthorsBob Chappell
Brian Jones
Release TypeBook
Primary genreStrategy
Secondary genreSimulation (Business)
JoystickNot Supported
PlayersSingle Player
SaveNot Supported
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
CompilationBest Of PCW Software For The BBC Micro (BOOK)

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