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BOMBER/EVADER (game) Pro*Mega Software 29W150 Old Farm line Warrenville, IL 60555 (312) 393-2317 32K disk $14.95
A double play game package. In Bomber, destroy an enemy plane with your ship. In Evader, land your Lunar Lander in the Forgotten City.
PST-8B INTERFACE (printer interface) PS Technologies P.O. Box 1335 Palatine, IL 60078 (312) 359-7302 $39.95
Parallel printer interface described as compatible with all software. For the XL series, includes a replacement ROM operating system chip with a built-in translator. For the 400/800 series, a revision B operating system chip is included.
ACE80 (expansion cartridge) TNT Computing P.O. Box 443 Holt, MI 48842 (517) 394-2412 $49.95, 48K cartrIdge
According to the manufacturer, this 80-column cartridge "produces 80 remarkably legible characters" on black and white or color TVs and monitors. Works with Letter Perfect and most programs on all computers.
RACING HANDICAPPER (software) Software Exchange 2681 Peterboro Road P.O. Box 5382 W. Bloomfield, MI 48033 (313) 626-7208 $29.95 48K, disk or cassette
This package contains three programs for the calculating punter: Thorough-bred Racing Analysis, Harness Racing Analysus and Bet Return Analysis. All three programs require a minimum of data entry, and the results of the first two may be printed for extra convenience.
ASSEMBLER AND LINKER (development software) Six Forks Software 11009 Harness Circle Raleigh, NC 27614 (919)847-2740 $39, 48K disk
Although unfamiliar to many home computer programers, all major computer systems, including UNIX and CP/M-based systems) have linker-based development systems. Assembler/Linker provides Atari users with this industry standard by creating multiplerelocatable files which can be linked into a final, executable object code.
TEACHER'S PET (Softwre) Someplace Special Software 11 Woodland Drive Troy, PA 16497 (717) 297-2039 $50, 48K disk
This program teaches computerize grade curves, test scoring and student reports for classrooms of up to 30 students.
POWER STAR (game) Pandora Software 177 Carkon Lane N. Andover MA 01845 (617)681-8440 $39.95, 16K Cartridge
Go north, south, east or west. This graphic adventure's claim to uniqueness is 360 deges of different viewpoints, showing 63 locations in 200 possible views.
TOP-DOS 1.5 (operating software) Eclipse Software 1058 Marigold Court Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (408) 246-8325 $29.95
This new improved version of Top-DOS disk operating system is also $20 cheaper. Supports 130XE, automatic formatting, four-level command file nesting, 90K buffer for one-pass disk duplication.
COMPUTER PRINTER COMMANDS (book) Cardinal Point Inc. P.O. Box 596 Elletsville, Indiana 47429 (812) 876-7811 $37.95
Progammers can expand the marketability of their software with this 270-page reference book of the Escape and Control programming codes for 170 different daisy wheel and dot matrix printers.
COIN COLLECTOR,PHOT COLLECTOR (software) J.V. Technologies P.O. Box 563 Ludington, MI 49431 (616)843-9512 48K disk $22.95 each, $40 for both
Menu-driven inventory software for coin and photo hobbyists. Each program catalogs up to 300 collectibles in an easily accessed database.
BATTALION COMMANDER (strategy game) Strategic Simulations Inc 883 Stierlin Road, Bldg A-200 Mountain View, CA 94043 (415) 964-1353 $39.95, 48K disk
A strategy wargame with five scenarios, 40 terrain maps, and adjustable opposing forces (choose from U.S., Soviet, or Chinese).
ACROJET Microprose 120 Lakefront Drive Hunt Wiley, MD 21030 (301) 667-1151 $34.95, 48K disk
The successor to Solo Flight, this advanced jet flight simulator features built-in CRT instrument displays and acrobatic stunts.
TARGETS (educational software) Sunburst Communications, Inc. 39 Washington Avenue Pleasantville, NY 10570 (800) 431-1934 (914) 769-5030 in New York $50 with backup and guide 48K disk
Targets is an educational game, designed for practising basic math operations and analytical problem solving. Players target large numbers and try to equal them with combinations of smaller numbers.
COVOX VOICE MASTER (hardware and software) Covox, Inc. 675-D Conger Street Eugene, OR 97402 (503) 342-1271 $89.95, 48K disk
This digital speech recording/playback system brings voice recognition, a speech synthesizer and music composing capabilities to the Atari at low cost. Comes with a microphone/earphone headset and software.
KARATEKA, CHAMPIONSHIP LODE RUNNER (games) Broderbund Software 17 Paul Drive San Rafael, CA 94903 (415) 479-1170. $34.95 each, 48K disk
Due to "enormous Atari consumer response," Bruderbund converted these games to the Atari. Karateka, an animated "action movie" game with realistic sound, chronicles a karate master's fight to rescue his bride. Championship Lode Runner is described as a more intricate, advanced version of Lode Runner.
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