Compare RISC OS distributions with ROUGOL – 20th September

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Depending on which platform you use, there may be a number of different options available to you for RISC OS itself. As well as the standard distribution from RISC OS Open Ltd (ROOL), for example, there’s also the ePic option, also from ROOL, which – for a price – adds a great deal of bundled commercial software. Then there’s RISC OS Direct from RISC OS Developments Ltd, and if you’re opting for an emulated solution, what about older versions of RISC OS?

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Alan Adams makes a splash at Wakefield

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And the date for the 2022 show published.

The guest speaker at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting will be Alan Adams, with a project that has weaved its way through the years from its starting point on a BBC Micro to its current platform, a Raspberry Pi.

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RISC OS Awards results 2020 now online

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Open for approximately three months, the 2020 RISC OS Awards poll covering 2020 ran from April until June of this year, and received 141 valid votes. The results were calculated a little later than planned, but making a change from the normal approach of publishing them on Twitter and then the Awards website, this time around they were presented live at the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting on 16th August.

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And the winner is…

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RISC OS Awards logo

…to be announced on Monday, 16th August!

The annual RISC OS Awards poll was brought to a close recently a month and a half ago and it’s now time to reveal the results. This would normally be done in the form of a thread on the RISCOSitory Twitter account followed by a post here on the site, with the Awards website itself then updated accordingly…

This year, however, things are being handled a little differently.

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Back to Python for Infinite Bunner and Cavern

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Back in February, Jeroen Vermeulen released a version of Infinite Bunner for RISC OS, and soon followed that with a version of Cavern – both games published in the book Code the Classics volume 1, available from Raspberry Pi Trading.

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