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The History of Beyond Software

The EMAP Years

Terry Pratt was the original editor on EMAP’s pioneering Computer & Video Games magazine. In 1983, he persuaded EMAP Board members that they should set up a software publishing label, and so Beyond Software was born. Read More

Firebird 'Legend' Logo 1988

The History of Firebird Software


Previously part of the Post Office, the Telecommunications giant British Telecom (BT) was due to be privatised in late 1984. Amidst the uncertainty, Dr Ederyn Williams – General Manager of Information Systems at BT – speculated where the telecoms business was heading. Read More