Dragon 32

Dragon Computers Data Ltd. www.dragonwiki.com
Dragon Computers Data Ltd. www.dragonwiki.com

Dragon Computers were produced in Europe by Dragon Data, Ltd and in the US by Tano beginning in 1982. The 2 models which made it to market were the Dragon 32 and Dragon 64, popular until their discontinuation in 1984. The software library is extensive for these computers but they suffered from inferior graphics to the models of the time, notable the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore’s 64 and Acrorn’s BBC Micro. Similar in operating system to Tandy’s Extended Basic, the Dragons are thought to be closets to the TRS-80 Color Computer. And despite it’s shortcomings, the Dragon stayed popular for home use because of their spacious casing which allowed users to modify their units. Oddly the British government chose the Dragon 32 in a scheme to get farmer’s to use computers and Dragon 32’s with a software package aimed in helping farmers manage their cattle herds were sold to that community. The scheme was referred to as Farm Fax.

Below is a general list of Dragon software, by all means not exhaustive- for extensive games and emulator info go to Dragon32Universe!

Hungry Horace courtesy Steve Benway

Artist
Devil’s Triangle
Earth’s Rescue
Fireball
First Letters and Words
King of the Valley
O Level Chemistry
O Level Physics
Stargate
Stock Control v2.2
Willy’s Revenge
Fairground Fantasy
Pirate
Teach ME
Drawcaster Australian Pools
Drawcaster British Pools
Mystery Fun House
Sorcerer of Claymorgue Castle
Strange Odyssey
Albert and the Monsters
Galactic Raiders
Invaders
Jaws
Sums 1, 2
Basic Tutorial beginners, advanced
Computer Studies
Maths Level 1, 2
Maths O Level Revision Arithmetic 1, 2
Maths O Level Revision Calculus 1,2
Maths O Level Revision Construction 1
Maths O Level Revision part 1, 2
Super Spy, Super Spy Secret Mission
Flight Simulator
Kart
Maggots
Rebound
Aliens+
Clowns 1- juggling, Clowns 3- catching
Computa Fruita
Galleons
Triplet
Artists’s Designer
Dragontrek
Empire
Juxa Position- Barons of Ceti V
The Count
Voodoo Castle
Pirate Adventure
Pyramid of Doom
Savage Island Part 1, part 2
Secret Mission
Golden Voyage
Hulk
Donkey King courtesy RetroGameDemos

Football Manager
Adventureland
Ghost Town
Chuckie Egg, Chuckie Egg Alternative
Deadwood
Screaming Abdabs
3D Maze
Arcade Action
Breakout
Caterpillar
Golf
Invader
Island Adventure
Meteor Run
Pinball
Pharoah’s Curse
Space Attack
Mace
Witchway
Avenger
Castle Adventure
Death Cruise
I Ching
UXB
Disc Doctor
Dragonchess
Forbidden City
Go For Broke
Missile Defence
The Curse of Abu Simbel
Jet Set Willy courtesy CoCo Forest

The Power Sword
The 13th Task
Cells and Serpents
Conquering Everest
Demon Knight
Detective
The Fall of Rome
The Valley
The White Barrows
Doodles and Demos
Pi Mania
Yakzee
Arrow of Death part 1, part 2
Circus
Escape from Pulsar Seven
Feasibility Experiment
Perseus and Andromeda
The Time Machine
The Wizard of Akyrz
Waxworks
Cosmic Crusader courtesy StigsGameRoom

Adventure Writer
Ace High Mk.2
Surprise
Stockmarket
Mini Games
Interplanetary Trader
Golden Apples of the Sun
Bopswizzle
Amazing
Alien Odyssey
Cassette Inlay Card Designer
Fillup
Logo 3.4
Kriegspiel
Up Periscope
Barmy Burgers
Bombs Away Basil
Boris the Bold
Boulder Crash
Brock’s Kingdom
Cavern of Chaos
Copta Snatch
Cosmic Crusader
Creepies
Desperado Dan
Frogger
Frogger courtesy Glitchologteam

Dodo
Dragon Darts
Enter the Dragon
Fingers
Gi’s a Job!
Guardian Angel
Kama Carzy
Kung Fu the Master
Laser Run
Olympia
Perilous Pit
Ruby Robba
Sewer Rat and Raiders
Space Trek and Reversi
Star Defence
Star Swoop
Starman Jones
Temple of Doom
MacDougal’s Last Stand
Mission Attack
Morbid Mansion
Mutant Wars
The Bells
I.Q. Test
Rommel’s Revenge courtesy Merrilee Samayoa

Missile Defender
The Tiger Grand Prix
Adventure 200
Dream Machine
The Immortal Stain
The Time Machine Search
Toccata and Fugue
Datapen
Screencopy GP100A
Slither
Snow Queen
Baccarat
Cave Fighter
Dragon Racer and Wasp Invasion
Dragrunner
Drone Datatank
Fantasy Flight
Geography
Home Base
Livingstone
Quazimodo
Tano Dragon 64 review courtesy vwestlife

Superbowl
Trace Race
Color Robot Battle
Graphics Demo
The Vespozian Affair
Data File Manager
World Boxing
The Tape Doctor
Junk Food
Giant’s Castle
Klartz and the Dark Forces
Math Pack 1
Maths Trek
The Crystal Chalice
The Temple of Zoren
Treasure Tombe
Database
Bugged
5 Games in 5 Minutes courtesy Dragon32Universe

Catalogue Sort and Mail
Zak’s Son
Hacker Utilities
Space Trek 1,2,3
The Sword and the Sorcerer
The Wizard’s Lair
To Boldy Go
TRUN
Ten Little Indians
The Golden Baton

English: Dragon 32 Home Computer (1982)
English: Dragon 32 Home Computer (1982) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sources:
Dragon 32 Universe
DragonWiki

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