8-Bit Software Online Conversion

                                   8 Bit                                           Edited by C.J.Richardson.                                            Send your submissions, formatted disc, 50p, return postage and packing to:                      ISSUE 49 WILL BE A DOUBLE DFS ISSUE. DFS USERS, PLEASE SEND 2 DISCS. ADFS USERS, PLEASE SEND 1 DISC.  Don't forget to press f0 from the magazine menu to see what your options for viewing the various types of text file are.                  TBI-00, the 8BS catalogue/info/utility disc is available as ADFS or DFS.            The new 8BS questionnaire is out. You are invited to send it to me. You will find the questionnaire program on TBI-0 and the ADFS version of this issue.                I am making up a gallery of 8BS members. Please send me a mugshot!                    The article you are reading now.     Info for programs that do not contain their own documentation.       In several sections this time. Help, Adverts and General Comments.       From other members and myself.     Comments on programs.       A regular feature. These are people worth contacting.         A quick explanation of the messaging system. Version 2.00C                   K5B continues his series of articles about the Master 512.     An article by Jon Ripley.     By Cyril Pike.   A new section.         This suite is archived on this issue.     From Andrew York, K8M. Entirely Andrew's own work including adding the machine code header for the *RUN file.       From 3WU. Have your printer ready before choosing this from the menu. Info in Program Documentation part 1.                    By: 15A (S.Flintham) Compacted By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Use: Message Utility Program name: SendMes QMesInf Language: BASIC+M/C Please read the info file. Please use this program for future messaging. The info file on this issue is a very abridged one. For full info please read the documentation on TBI-00. Many thanks to Jon Ripley for combining the two messaging system files into one much shorter one.          By: K2K (Peter Davy) Use: Educational Program name: XNEXTDH Language: BASIC Please read the message from Peter in the Program Documentation article part 1.      By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: TxtComp Language: BASIC Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.          By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: BPrgFix Language: BASIC/MCode Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.        By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: FormBas Language: BASIC/MCode Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2. Splits lines at the colon.            By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: View>WW Language: BASIC Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.      By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: ModeGen Language: BASIC/MCode Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.      From: K2B (C.Culpitt-Smith) Archive name: Z88 Please read the message from Colin in the Program Documentation Article Part 1. You will need to use the De-archiver on this disc before you can use the program.        From: 3PM (DPJ) Archive name: DropK Please read the info available from the magazine menu. You will need to use the De-archiver on this disc before you can use the program.    From: 3PM (DPJ) Program name: CalAd Please read DPJ's message in the Program Reactions article.                From: K6N (B.Raw) Program name: Amoeba A4or7st A4or7-st Brian has been programming in C again. He has converted the game from 8BS-46 'Amoeba' into C and added a new playing MODE. Please read the Program Documentation article part 1 for Brian's info and the rules for the game.    From: K8J (C.Pike) Program name: Patnce Info in the game.        By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: WordGen Language: BASIC Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.      By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: StarTra Language: BASIC Please read the message from Jon in the Program Documentation article part 2.        From: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: TimeSwi Language: BASIC A text adventure converted from the Spectrum by Jon. You must be careful to enter object descriptions EXACTLY as they appear. Ensure the case is correct. If an instruction doesn't work, try changing it slightly, ie 'U' instead of UP. You may have a problem leaving the island. Try entering the wrong direction!    By: D5B (Jon Ripley) Program name: Eliza Language: BASIC Info in the Program Documentation article part 2.      By: K8M (Andrew York) Program name: Tables? Language: BASIC Test yourself on multiplication tables.          By: K2F (J.Davis) Program name: Puzquik Language: BASIC Info in the Program. John has a go at the puzzle from 8BS-45      By: K2F (J.Davis) Program name: Scraps Language: BASIC Info in the Program. Calculates the odds of winning at Craps.                                   