8-Bit Software Online Conversion

                                   8 Bit                          Edited by C.J.Richardson. Welcome to 8BS issue 30, another issue packed to overflowing.     is being edited by myself   So send off your submissions, discs, return postage and 50p's to: The deadline for issue 31 is Nov 15th. The issue date is November 24th (ish).                       An arena for you to display your eloquence. Come on, let's have some controversy!       In two parts.       From other members and myself.     Comments on programs.           So that you can all see how skint I am, I have detailed my accounts up to 29.9.93 for you.       A list of all the discs available from the pool plus how many have been issued in recent months.     A summary of the details that you have sent to me. Please send in a completed questionnaire regularly to keep this information up to date.     A list of those interests that members would like published.         By Steven Flintham.     Some Adverts taken from the latest Solinet disc.       By John Ilsley.             By Mick Needham.     By Silas Brown This very technical article gives anyone with the will the information required to write what would be a very useful program. Silas has had the idea of using a "Hot Key" to toggle between a program and the text that accompanies it. Can any member use the info in this article to write the suggested program?       I wrote this program for a local DJ who had a large number of singles that he wanted to keep tabs on. This is the info for the database.                    By: Various. Compiled by 2J3. Use: One liner entries for judging. Program name: 1Liners Associated program/file/s: none Language: Basic. I have compiled this program of all the one liners sent to me. Please look through it and decide which one liner you like the most. Then choose a runner up. When you are about to send me your disc for the next issue, copy the program "1Liners" onto that disc and RUN it. Use the VOTE option and follow the prompts. A data file will be saved to disc which I will use to work out who is the winner. The winner and runner up will have a free choice of 5 discs from the TBI pool (disc and postage supplied). Please refer to the program documentation article for further info on the programs.         By: 15A (Steven Flintham) Use: Menu examples Program name: F.Fillin Associated program/file/s: none Language: Basic      By: 2J3 Use: Exercise meter Program name: Cyclo Associated program/file/s: CycDat Language: Basic An aid for an exercise bike. See the program documentation article for more details.        By: L1J (Miroslaw Bobrowski) Use: Compress mode 0 1 or 2 screens Program name: Shrink Associated program/file/s: ShrDemo Language: Machine code Please read the program documentation article for info.          By: L1J (Miroslaw Bobrowski) Use: Compress mode 0 1 or 2 screens Program name: ShrDemo Associated program/file/s: Shrink Language: Basic Please read the program documentation article for info. Copy this program and the program "Shrink" on to a blank disc. CHAIN"ShrDemo" to see what the program "Shrink" does.        By: 2J3 Use: Control The User Port Program name: UPortCt Associated program/file/s: None Language: Basic Please read the program documentation article for info.      By: 2J3 Use: Record Singles Database Program name: RecDb1a Associated program/file/s: Records Language: Basic DFS ONLY Please read the Singles Database Info article available from the mag menu.        By: 15A (Steven Flintham) Use: Send a message Program name: Sendmes Associated program/file/s: SendAss Language: Basic Please read the separate info file available from the mag menu.          By: 1J1 (David Hollingsbee) Use: Repton Game Screens Program name: R.OSMI Associated program/file/s: none Language: Data Please note that these screens are not available from the main menu as you can only use the data by loading it in to the commercial game REPTON 3. To: 999 (all members) From: 1J1 (David Hollingsbee) Subject: REPTON SCREENS I have written a set of eight Repton 3 screens The Repton 3 Scenes are under the filename of "OSMI" and were written by David and Jennifer Hollingsbee in August 1993 for the Public Domain only. It is possible to complete each of the eight screens without losing a life, using a cheat (inbuilt or otherwise), or being lucky with monsters, spirits, etc. The passwords will be revealed in issue 31.          By: 20G (Roy Dickens) Use: Humour Program name: ComicS2 Associated program/file/s: none Language: Basic Roy has submitted this second comic strip which should raise a laugh or two.        By: 2J3 Use: Game cheat Program name: Th2Cht Associated program/file/s: none Language: Basic No energy depletion. Insert the game disc before answering Y or N.    By: 204 (Carl Wheat) Use: Game Program name: C.Mines Associated program/file/s: C.Screen C.Scores C.Infile Language: Basic See the program documentation article for more details.          New member K2D has submitted a ready to roll disc of software for 8BS. It is on this issue in directory W. The Andrew Weston menu is available from the main menu. Please see the program documentation article for details of the Andrew Weston menu.    