Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 7, NO. 7 / NOVEMBER 1988


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(entertainment software)
(Datasoft) Electronic Arts
1820 Gateway Drive
San Mateo, CA 94404
(800) 245-4525
48K disk

Graphics Companion II ($19.95) is an advanced version of Graphics Companion that's designed for use with Video Title Shop. With a VCR, a video camera, your Atari and these two packages, any home video production can be given a real shot in the arm. Companion II includes six new character fonts plus new clip-art for school, business, sports, outdoors, holidays and more. Borders can surround entire background "canvases" or just a few words of text. All of these new features can be used with the Video Title Shop scroll, fizzle, fade, cycling and paint functions.

Napoleon in Russia-Borodino 1812 ($24.95), received an Antic rave review when it was first released by Krentek as Borodino! This outstanding wargame recreates the pivotal battle which led to the overthrow of Napoleon.

(electronic diary)
Casio, Inc.
570 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
P.O. Box 7000
Dover; NJ 07801
(201) 361-5400

The Casio SF-4000 is a "digital diary" with a large, six-line LCD screen that displays any full month from 1901 to 2099. The schedule display indicates month, date, day and year. You can enter names, phone numbers, schedules, appointment notes. etc., into the SF-4000's 32K memory. The search function gives you six different ways to retrieve and store information in seconds. The SF-4000 also functions as a full-featured calculator with independent memory, percentage, square root and full-floating decimal. The SF-4000 is 5/8 x 3 X 5 inches, weighs six ounces and operates on three lithium batteries.

(handicapping software)
Software Exchange
2681 Peterboro Road
P.O. Box 5382
West Bloomfield, MI 48033
(313) 626-7208
$64.95, 48K disk

Use your Atari to handicap thoroughbred, harness, quarter-horse and greyhound ($74.95) racing. These Advanced Racing System packages use past performance data including race length, post position, speed ratings and variant, times, odds, class, positions at the 1/8, 1/2, 3/4, stretch and finish positions. At most, you'll enter 17 data items per horse or dog to perform the statistical analysis for forecasting the outcme of a race. These systems are claimed to have 70% to 80% success.

(print utility)
No Frills Software
800 East 23rd Street
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 234-6250
$19.95, 48K disk

The Converter lets you convert Print Shop, Newsroom and Hi-Tech's Award-Ware and Print Power icons in the following directions-Print Shop to Hi-Tech, Print Shop to Newsroom, Hi-Tech to Newsroom. The Converter also lets you enhance your Print Shop icons to improve their appearance for the "larger format" picture programs.

Logic One
PO. Box 18123
Cleveland, OH 44118
$16.95, Atari XL/XE

Jumpstart lets you restart your XL or XE at any time without interrupting power. At the touch of a button, you can release any lockup or crash, or stop games or programs for an instant reboot. Jumpstart requires no tools or soldering.

(electronic game)
Ritam Corp
P.O. Box 921
Fairfield, IA 52556
(515) 472-8262

If you can't get enough of high-powered Scrabble competition, Monty Plays Scrabble ($99.95) is a Scrabble-only game with a 24,000-word vocabulary that's expandable to 56,000 words with two Advanced Vocabulary Modules that cost $29.95 each.

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