8-Bit Software Online Conversion

          Public Domain programs on the disc this month are as follows, just select the appropriate option from the menu. There are also a few lengthy magazine reviews on the disc (in ASCII format) as it would have been impractical to put them on the magazine. The main theme of this months PD software is (again) graphics. I have been sent a lot of digitised and non digitised pictures and routines over the past few months. Programs are as follows= Repton Infinity Review ASCII text file that can be *TYPEd and/or loaded into a wordprocessor and printed. *

          More Repton 3 Screens Another batch from Andrew Black. A competition might also be launched for these screens so get practising! Helicopter Holocaust Two player game only. Astronomy Database A database to store all your observations. Pontoon Card Game Normal Pontoon-you start with 100p and place your bet after seeing your first card. When it is the computer's turn it must twist if it has less than 16, and stick if it has more than 16. *

          Teletext Editor A well written Editing Program that enables you to prepare Mode 7 "teletext" screens and save them to disc. Full instructions are in the program. Careers Forecaster This program shouldn't be taken seriously, but it can give you an idea on what job would best suit you after anwsering a few basic questions. Extra * Commands Eight new * commands are on the disc in the C directory on side 0. To get a list of what they do, read the T.Starcom ASCII text file also on Side 0. *

          Year Planner/Organiser A comprehensive utility program that will organise various areas of your life- Financial, Holidays etc. Percentages Program Small tutorial program on how to use percentages. Red Dwarf III Screens Digitised pictures from BBC2 series "Red Dwarf 3". Look best on a mono monitor. World Map Graphics Well, three of them are maps of the world. Programmers Return See the News section for more details. ASCII file. *

          Of the programs this month, Pontoon, Red Dwarf, Year Planner, and the Repton screens are the work of 8-bit members. The rest were either transferred from other P.D. libraries, or submitted by non-members. PLEASE SEND IN YOUR SOFTWARE as I have little of 8-bit members work for next month, and it would be nice to feature YOUR work than that of other P.D. organisations.