Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 7, NO. 12 / APRIL 1989


(sector editor)
Logic One
P.o. Box 18123
Cleveland, OH 44118-0123
$9.95, 48K disk

Examine and modify the contents of your RAMdisks with EDIT8, the safe and easy RAMdisk sector editor. With EDIT8 you can examine binary, BASIC, text or data files in SpartaDOS 3.2 or Atari DOS 2.5 RAMdisks. The program also includes dual-display and restore features, and works with all upgrades, according to the folks at Logic One. Customize programs and study file structure with this new and creative tool.

(online software)
Z Innovators
1344 Park St.,
Dept. 187 Stoughton, MA 02072
$30, requires 2 disk drives and SpartaDOS 3.2D or X.

The newest version of OASIS BBS is now out from Z Innovators. Full of external modules, OASIS BBS lets you run a bulletin board complete with survey, callers log, trivia game, an Add-A-BBS number module and three different user listers. Included as an ARC file in the package with OASIS BBS 4.2 is OASIS.PAL, a programming aid package.

This disk-based BBS requires two floppy drives and SpartaDOS 3.2D or the SpartaDOS X cartridge. (A fully-functional public domain version, OASIS JR, is also available.)

Future updates to OASIS are in the works, including free updates of the current version, and late in 1989 a completely new version 5. Featuresplanned include built-in ANSI color, YMODEM batch protocol, and a file search module that will include descriptions of files. Message bases will be enhanced with message thread options and an external networking module for the exchange of new messages.

(text adventure)
Covox Inc.
675-D Conger Street
Eugene, OR 97402
(503) 342-1271
$19.95, 48K disk

Use your Covex Voice Master or Voice Master Jr. to train your computer to recognize your voice alone--then play Escape From Planet X, the new voice-controlled text-adventure from Covox. The game is included with the Voice Master Jr. for $49.95 and is also available separately for $19.95.

Escape from the Human Research Lab of mad Professor Schism, and then survive the dangers of Planet X, including ocelots, swivel chairs, asteroids and symbolic squid. Co-exist with aliens in peace and harmony, or blast them to pieces--it's all up to you.

(educational software)
Bensley Consulting
P.O. Box 301
217 West Walnut
Westfield, IL 62474
(217) 967-5465
$19.95, 800XL/130XE

Happy's Programs MATH is an to-use program that drills a user addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Options include several levels of difficulty, and a "show work" option that requires users to enter the intermediate steps in working out a multiplication or division problem. If you give an incorrect answer, Division will even display the correct work for you.

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