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New Games From Intellicreations
Intellicreations (formerly Datasoft) has announced the release of three new games.
The Never Ending Story is an adventure/fantasy game based on the book and film of the same name. Cast as the hero, Atreyu, and aided by Falkor, the luck dragon, you face the trials and terrors of the ever-consuming "nothing" in an illustrated and imaginative computer adventure. The Never Ending Story is now .available as a flippy for Commodore and Atari 8-bit machines (Commodore version on one side, Atari on the flip side), and for the Apple II computers. All versions retail for $29.95.
Mind Pursuit is a test of intelligence, knowledge, and trivia with three levels of difficulty. At the simplest level are true/false questions; next are multiple choice; and finally, and most difficult are fill-in-the-blanks. The game is designed with questions for both adults and children, and has three difficulty levels) so the whole family can play together. Music and graphics clues are also used for variety, and provide further challenges to the game play. Additional game disks are available. Commodore and Apple versions retail for $29.95; add-on disks are $14.95.
221B Baker Street is the address of fictional super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In the game 221B Baker Street, you start at that address and travel through the streets and alleys of London, gathering clues that will lead to the solution of some of the most intriguing cases ever faced by Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson. The initial game will include 30 different cases; two additional game disks will be available later, each containing 30 more cases. Atari, Commodore, and Apple versions retail for $29.95, with follow-up disks costing $14.95 each.
Intellicreations, 19808 Nordhoff Pl., Chatsworth, CA 91311.
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128 Telecommunications And 64 Graphics
Progressive Peripherals & Software has announced two new products for the Commodore 64 and 128.
For the Commodore 128, BobsTerm Pro-128 is a menu-driven communications package that lets you edit files while it reads, writes, uploads, and downloads to any disk type (including CP/M). The package supports VT- 100 and VT-52 80 ADM-31 (CP/M type) terminal emulation, and includes a fullscreen text editor, on-screen status display, remote mode, macro and answerback string functions, and a manual. The program is compatible with most modems and works with high speed 1571 disk drives, the SFD-1001, and Commodore and MSD dual drives.
With Picasso's Revenge, you can draw circles, squares, triangles, and many other geometric figures with the Commodore 64. This graphics package has 35 predefined textures, five-level focus, and a ZOOM command that magnifies the screen area eight times. The program supports high-resolution drawings made with Koala, Suncom, Paint Majic, and other commonly used graphics programs. It's compatible with most dot-matrix printers and prints in nine shades of gray. The Picasso's Revenge package includes a free light pen and a user's manual.
Bobs Term Pro-128 retails for $79.95 and Picasso's Revenge for $59.95.
Progressive Peripherals & Software, 464 Kalamath St., Denver, CO 80204.
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