8-Bit Software Online Conversion

          On this month's disk you'll find 14 programs to keep you happy until Issue 9. 1...BATTLESHIPS-Upgraded version of Issue 5 game, no longer needs to write to disk. 2...CELLS & SERPENTS-Another upgraded from Issue 5. Upgraded by Roger Pashby (2GJ) by kind permission of John Henson. 3...ELITE CHEAT-A better-than-most Elite Cheat to alter equipment etc. 4...ENVELOPE PRINTER-For those with the appropriate printer feeders this program will print a name and adress onto an envelope. Best used on paper first. *

          5...GLOBE DISPLAY-A graphical display of two spinning globes. 6...HIGHWAY CODE TESTER-A test on stopping distances all drivers should know off by heart. 7...KEYSTRIP PRINTER-A useful and easy to use keystrip designer and printer for the BBC's red function keys. 8...METRIC CONVERTER-Useful utility to convert Kilometres to Miles etc. 9...MUSIC KEYBOARD-turns the BBC's keyboard into a 5 sound musical keyboard that is great for children. *

          10...VIRUS-A virus simulator that drops the characters currently on the screen, but don't worry-CTRL+BREAK will get the demons out. 11...WORDWISE + AUTOBOOT-On the intro letter you'll find a printed copy of a function key table for use with the !WWplus file on this month's disc. The program sets up some useful routines developed by Mr.Pashby before autobooting. This is untested because we have no WW+ ROM. Start by typing *EXEC !WWplus <return>, the program will run and you'll be put into WW+. The function key strip can be altered by using the designer supplied. Any problems, write here quoting ID=2GJ *

          and your letters will be passed on to Mr.Pashby. 12...CHARACTER SET DEFINER-Alters the computer's character set-self explanatory. 13...FIGHTER COMMAND-Strategy game- instructions in game. 14...TYPEWRITER EMULATION-If you're scared of a typewriter then this is for you. FOR THOSE WITH A DOUBLE SIDED DRIVE WHO HAD URBAN WAR LAST TIME, THE DIGITISED PICTURES SOME OF THE OTHERS GOT ARE INCLUDED FOR YOUR EXTRA PLEASURE.