Looking for "Lost" 8-bit BASIC Programs

I am interested in finding any significant BASIC programs from the early era of 8-bit that people might know of that don’t have any easily available “runnable” versions available online yet. That is say, programs that are not preserved in program archives for major emulated 8-bit systems, such as programs that exist only as book or magazine scans. Or programs for obscure computer systems that as yet lack good emulation or online file archives. Also, programs that are available, but have errors in them preventing proper operation. Hoping to add these to my efforts to preserve obscure but important early BASIC programs. See:


Welcome, James, that’s a nice page there - I’ve just noticed the various links and references at the bottom.

I was sadly unable to see LIFE as a choice in the linked TRS-80 MC-10 emulator - I hope you can bring it back!

Although they are not historical, there is a collection of suitably short type-in Basic programs in this Stardot thread:

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