Horizons: Software Starter Pack
It was not released on its own, but came bundled with new ZX Spectrums. Side A of the cassette tape contains lessons and tutorials pertaining to the Spectrum and Side B contains eight programmes written in BASIC. It was considered a good companion to the Spectrum manual.
Side A contents
Side A contains six separately-loading tutorials. The first is an overview of the Spectrum hardware. Programmes 2 to 5 are specific computing lessons. The final programme is a glossary of ZX Spectrum BASIC keywords.
Side B contents
Side B contains eight programmes written in BASIC.
- Thro' the Wall is a Breakout clone which, while basic, was described as very addictive.
- Bubblesort is an implementation of the bubble sort sorting algorithm.
- Evolution is a mathematical model of a simplified ecosystem of foxes and rabbits using the Lotka-Volterra equations.
- Life is an implementation of Conway's Game of Life.
- Draw is a basic object-based drawing utility.
- Monte Carlo is a simulation of the repeated rolling of two dice which graphs the expected and observed probability distribution.
- Character Generator is a utility for editing the ZX Spectrum UDGs (user defined graphics).
- Beating of Waves plots the sum of two sine waves.
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