It's a fascinating interview and here's a wee taster of two of the questions posed to Sir Clive's top and trusted lieutenant:
When working on the Spectrum’s video system, did you consider the computers gaming potential? And was the usage of custom video and sprite generation ICs considered, as was being employed by American manufacturers such as Commodore and Atari in their microcomputers?
The final design of the Spectrum’s video resulted in the now famous attribute / colour clash, inadvertently leading to a whole graphics style associated with British Computing and Gaming in the 80s, not a bad legacy. How do you reflect on that now?!
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