Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 4, NO. 10 / FEBRUARY 1986

New Products

New Products notices are compiled by the Antic staff from information provided by the products' manufacturers. Antic welcomes such submissions, but assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of these notices or the performance of the products listed.

17 Paul Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-1170
$49.95 each, 800XL/130XE

Syncalc and SynFile+ have been enhanced to utilize the 130XE's extra memory for larger data files with faster access. Owners can send in their old disk and $20 for the upgrade.

Infocom Inc.
125 Cambridge Park Drive
Cambridge. MA 02140
(617) 492-6000
$44.95, 48K disk

In the conclusion to the famed Enchanter interactive fiction trilogy, only you can triumph over evil and destroy paralyzing chaos in a world founded on sorcery. Infocom has released versions for both XL/XE and the ST series.

Atari Corp.
1196 Borregas Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 745-2000
$49.95, 32K disk

This tiny direct-connect, 300 baud modem at a tiny price includes XMODEM downloading and uploading, a total of three file transfer protocols, 130XE RAMdisk support, autodial and autoanswer. No separate power pack is necessary. You also get a pack of discount offers for top online services.

Snapshot sample

(printer utility)
Joy Fox Productions
1364 Campbell St.
Orlando, FL 32806
(305) 859-8766
$19.95, 48K disk

Snapshot adds additional color and B/W printout capabilities to the Okimate 10 printer and converts pictures between formats of graphics software such as Micro Illustrator and Fun With Art.

(online service)
112 East Market St.
York. PA 17401
(717) 848-2660

This online games service with fantastic graphics is now nearly twice as fast. It also now has autodial capability, and offers many new improvements in graphics and gameplay. Coming up is Atari l30XE RAMdisk support and a new game, Lords of Space.

(online service)
5000 Arlington Center Blvd.
P0 Box 20212
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 457-8600

Compuserve now has 2400 baud service. Dial-up access is available in 32 major metropolitan areas, with additional sites added as Compuserve receives requests. Evening service is $19 per hour.

Strategic Simulations Inc.
883 Stierlin Road, Bldg. A-200
Mountain View, CA 94043
(415) 964-1353
48K disk

Battle of Antietam ($49.95) is a tactical civil war game based on the 1862 Pennsylvania battle. U.S.A.A.F. ($59.95) is a detailed WWII strategic simulation of United States Army Air Force daylight bombing of German industry from 1943-1945.

Royal Software
2160 W. 11th Avenue
Eugene. OR 97402
(503) 683-6620
(requires 80-column printer)
$89.95, 48K disk

Complete small-business inventory system retrieves any item within five seconds. Includes File Record, Monthly Report, Recommended Orders, Outstanding Orders, Inventory Update Forms. As many as 1,700 items on a double density disk. Supports up to four disk drives.

(home finance)
Scarborough Systems, Inc.
55 S. Bmadway
Tarrytown. NY 10591
(914) 332-4545
$79.95, 48K disk

The new version of this home financial management utulity includes clearer formatting of the net worth report, ability to change the name of the data disk, and a built-in option to back up data disks. An upgrade is available for $10 to customers who already own the program.

Indus Systems
9304 Deering Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(213) 882-9600
Requires Indus drive

The RAM-Charger card contains 64K of high performance RAM memory, and utilizes the internal expansion connector inside every Indus GT drive. This card, in conjunction with the Z-80 microprocessor chip already inside every Indus GT, and a special BIOS program will enable the user to run applications from the CP/M operating environment.

Print Shop 3 samples

Broderbund Software
17 Paul Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 479-1170
$24.95, 48K disk

Another 120 new icon designs to run on your Print Shop software. Images range from coffee pots to vampires. The categories include Christmas, Business, International Symbols, Myth & Fantasy, Seasons, and Animals. A graphics-capable printer is required.

Orion Software
17303 Glenhew Rd.
Humble, TX 77396
(713) 454-5285
$15, 48K disk

A fast-action arcade game with lots of weapons and a Rambo-type hostage rescue theme. You fly across hostile territory, armed with rockets and automatic cannons.

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