Commodore Computing International - December 1983

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Vol 2 No 8

Publication Date : December 1983

Publication Contents :

Page Item
5 Commodore aim for world domination [News Item]
Commodore look set to become the worlds leading manufacturer of home computers if pre-chritmas and new year sales hold up.
6 Forth Programming Language [News Item]
C64-Forth is a complete high level language and operating system for the Commodore 64. Programs can be written 3 times faster than Basic and will often run 4 to 10 times faster.
6 Commodore 64 Adventures Book [News Item]
New book from Mike Grace at Sunshine Publications written as a guide to writing and playing adventure games on the Commodore 64
7 Laser Strike [Advert]
Advert for Laser Strike by Isis Hathor
11 Acme Software [News Item]
Acme Software is a new Liverpool software house founded by Alan and Soo Maton whose aim is to provide good original games or better implementations of standard classics. Launched 3 games for VIC 20: Bridgeman, Melga-Vault and Mowermania Includes photograph of founders
11 Metrics Educational Programs [News Item]
Metrics is a set of 5 programs designed to give practice in the vocabulary and use of the metric system. Mass, Capacity, Area, Length and Volume
13 Upgrade 8032 to 8096 [News Item]
SM Software have developed an expansion for the 8032 and 8032-SK that enables the user to upgrade the 8032 to an 8096
13 BBC Telesoftware Service [News Item]
The BBC have launched their latest service, the Telesoftware service, which enables users of the BBC computer with a special Teletext adaptor to load programs stored on the pages of Ceefax
16 Connect a Music Keyboard to a Commodore 64 [Article]
Article taking the reader through how to create a bespoke physical interface to connect a Commodore 64 to a Musical Keyboard Includes associated type in program
24 PractiCalc Plus [Advert]
Spreadsheet software
26 Computer Control using a VIC 20 [Article]
The idea that homes of the future would be run by computer has not materialised in the way that many people imagined. Instead of one central machine every item of equipment has its own chip. But we were inspired by the VIC-20 Connection written by James Coffron to take a closer look at computer control
28 Christmas Carols with the VIC 20 [Type-In Listing]
Andrew Tune
Andrew Tune from Sheffield provides an effective program which plays Christmas Carols on an unexpanded VIC-20
34 Beginners 6502/6510 Programming Course [Advert]
Honeyfold Sofware
Beginngers 6502/6510 Course in Assembly Language Programming Dr Watson Computer Learning Series.
35 Vizawrite 64 [Review]
Review of Vizawrite 64 Word Processor by Viza Software
37 Mikro 64 [Review]
Review of Mikro 64 Assembler Cartridge for Commodore 64 by Supersoft
39 Colleen Complete Music System [Review]
New music system hardware from Jim Molloy which is made up of a combination of a Commodore 64, 1541 Disk Drive and a Casiotone MT-11 Keyboard
75 ESW 3000 Daisywheel Printer [Advert]
ESW 3000 Daisywheel Printer
82 Connecting a Commodore PET and BBC Micro [Article]
Owen Murcott
Owen Murcott explains how he was convinced it would be possible to connect any two machines which use the 6522 VIA chip. Here he decides to experiment by attempting to connect a Commodore PET and BBC Micro
92 The Last One [Advert]
DJ A1 Systems Limited
The Last One by DJ A1 Systems Limited
96 16 Defined Function Keys [Type-In Listing]
Program which defines the function keys for a Commodore 64
98 Frog [Type-In Listing]
Game for Commodore Pet
101 Find the Word [Type-In Listing]
Game for the VIC 20 , works on any other commodore machine as well.
105 Hofacker enter the UK with new hardware products [News Item]
Hofacker are a new name to the British computer industry with 2 new hardware products for the Commodore 64. Blitztext word-processor and Macro-fire, an editor and assembler.
106 Huggler Newsbox develop complete system for Newsagents [Article]
This article discusses a computer system developed by Huggler Newsbox which provides a complete computer solution for Newsagents. The article talks to Robin Hyatt of Huggler Newsbox about the main functionality it provides to the local newsagents.
108 CalcResult [Advert]
CalcResult from Kobra Micro Marketing
114 Superbase 64 [Advert]
Superbase 64 by Precision Software
116 Appropriate Technology Printers [Review]
A look at the range of printers offered by Appropriate Technology Limited
118 Scripta II [Advert]
Scripta II Data Terminal from Dataplus
120 MT180 Printer [Advert]
MT180 Printer from Mannesmann Tally
122 Hardbox Hard Disk [Advert]
Hardbox Hard Disk from Small Systems Engineering Limited
127 Colleen [Advert]
Colleen personal music system

ISSN Number : 0265-475X

Creator : Nick Hampshire

Format : Paper

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH66724. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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