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| The Newsletter of the San Diego Atari Computer Enthusiasts

JULY, 1983

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

Well... This has been quite a aonth. Three days before the CES (Consumers Electronic Show) I was called by Mark Cator of ATARI and asked if I would like to go to Chicago tor the show and an ATARI presentation at their expense. It didn’t take me long to sal yes. How about that for support. To aake a long at short, syself and about nine other user group presidents arrived in Chicago June & and were ushered to a party for ATARI dealers and distributors where we were told about the great and wondrous things that ATARI had in store for us. The new computer products are great as well as some of the software coming up. Pole Position is awesome. We saw soae of their ads and they were good at comparing cur computer to the competition. There is a great one coming out on Centipede. They are completely restructuring their computer and game division. Both the game and coaputers are going to be under one head. I was ae erro with the new line of computers. After the party all the presidents got together and had a bull session. The consensus was that al] of were impressed and we all want a 1450XLD when it comes out. Contrary to the January CES show none of us were disappointed. We also were iapressed by the attention given us by the user group support teaa.

The show itsel# was very interesting. ATARI showed a trak-ball,resote contral joystick, a new letter quality printer, touch tablet and light pen besides all the new computers which you read about last month. We will have the inventor of the ATARI light pen at our next meeting to deaonstrate it . Do not miss it. It is great! THE NEW PRODUCT LINE OF ATARI’S IS SENSATIONAL!! The computers are beautiful to look at and very versatile. They all had a EXPANSION PORT! How long have we been waiting for it? At the show I was given a print out fro the new letter eee printer. It looxed like it came from a typewriter.

t is noisy and slow but at $349.95 who cares. In connection with Add-On Software Inc. ATARI is introducing a CP/M module. This unit which will sell for under $500 includes a 7-80 processor, 64K Ram and a 80 coluan display. It will access the ATARI through the serial port which allows al] 400/800 owners to add CP/M.

The ATARILAB School Science Series will consist of an interface unit which 1s plugged into the joystick port and enables you ta connect sensors, lights and other scientific devices to the ATARI. It will initially be offered as part of a starter set including a temperature sensor probe and a temperature ROM cartridge containing programs needed to @ake observations and perfora experiaents using the probe.

Lots of new games were shown for the ATARI. ATARI DONKEY KONG is just like the arcade version. ATARI has finally added some programing talent. There were lots of third party software available for the ATARI also. We will be demonstrating some of thea. Software Arts showed their Pinball Construction Set. It allows you to build a pinball machine and Hot it to do almost a Qu want. It is similar to the Lisa Computer by IBM in that you sove a hand around to point to the objects you want to aove and to where you want to move thea. Syapse announced SYN-APPS

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Yesterday, the Fourth, I sat around on the be

which is a group ot programs which interact with each other. There is a word processor which is being written by our own Ron Miller, a spreadsheet progras, a replacement for Filesanger and a graphics and forecasting program. They will all interact with each other. Very impressive, | Sg eb that Synapse had some of the best quality games at the show.

After the show on Monday I went to the press conference where ATARI introduced their new spokesperson, Allan Alda. He was very interested in learning all there is to know about hose ry I will continue ay report of the CES show next month. I will not be at the next meeting but it will be a good one. Give Tony your support. We still need a program chairman.

EDITOR’S OUTPUT

Ahhhhh . . . Summertine'

I hope you’re enjoying your summer: I’m enjoying sine! Last weekend I went rock climbing for the Hirst tine up in the San Jacinto Mountains. Barely expected to survive.

ach at Crown Point drinking beer, throwing a frisbee and generally being a nuisance. Next weekend I’a goin esha down the Kern river. The weekend after that 1a probably going to wash my car. Nonstop thrills.

Sure is dry these days. Judging from member input to the newsletter, we’ve all gone on vacation.

I’m still having fun at the keyboard. I bought Atari’s TIMEWISE program. It’s a bit of organizational overkill} for only one person, but it would work well in a small office setting.

Pep Grea but remember, skin cancer will affect one out of three people in their lifetime. Use an approved SUNSCreen,

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SOFTWARE REVIEWS GRAPHICS

BASIC FROGRAMS ANNOUNCEMENTS CROSSWORD FUZZLE FROGRAM GUIDE CALENDAR OFF ICERS* REPORTS BRS NUMBERS NOTICES

BEST BUYS BUY/SELL / TRADE

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT

fell, I see it’s time for some news from your friendly (tired, overworked) club librarian. Between working an eight hour day, running my small business, ut jury ee and updating the libraries, it’s a wonder that | an able to get as much done as I do. But at any rate, here goes...

For those of you still confused over the large nuaber of joysticks available for the Atari computer, cast your eyes on this aonth’s copy of Softside. There are about ten different types shown and described. Every stick (I . believe) is there, from our old friend that came with the computer (at least they did when I bought sine) to some new ones that allow you to rapid-fire the enemies of the universe into video oblivion. Take a look at it.

The BBS has received some aare fine tuning from the hands of Don Ferkins, hopefully clearing up some of the little problems which have been occuring.

SAN DIEGO ATARI COMPUTER ENTHUSIASTS

is an independent, nonprofit organization and user's group with no connection to ATARI Corporation, a Warner Communication Company. Membership fees are currently $10.00 annually from January 1983 to January 1984. Membership includes free access to the computer program library, subscription to ‘The |/O Connector’, and classes, when held. Permission to reprint articles in any noncommercial publication is permitted, without written authorization, as long as proper credit is given.

Commercial Advertising Rates: Full Page $40.00; Half Page $20.00; Quarter Page $10.00; Business Card $5.00

S.D.A.C.E. OFFICERS

PRESIDENT Dick Hiatt 463-8460 VICE PRESIDENT Tony Tait 697-7450 TREASURER Paul Caesar 449-4040 SECRETARY Don Perkins 479-6253 LIBRARIAN Chuck Fowler 447-8143 EDITOR David Schultz 273-7859 ASSISTANT ED. Brian Ritter 278-9539

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NORTH-WEST COUNTY Jim Lawson 579-4974 NO. COUNTY LIBRARIAN Jim Gollwitzer 486-2479 MEMBERSHIP Norm Davis 448-2971

CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS c/o Dick Hiatt - President 5353 Baltimore Dr., #39 La Mesa, California 92041

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MAIN LIBRARY 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday)

BULLETIN BOARD SDACEBBS - 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. (619) 447-8143

SUBMISSIONS TO THE NEWSLETTER are rare, because generally nobody gets up off their duff to sit down at the-keyboard and produce ideas, opinions, reviews or anything of even the slightest interest to the group. When received, they cause the editor to turn inside out with happiness. Deadline is the 28th of the month. Thanks.

Paul Caesar’s

BEST BUYS

Summer seems to be oN away the prices of home computers. The fimex is selling for $35, the VIC 20 for $77 and the Atari 400 is closing out now at $99 (including rebate) and that price may decrease. The Atari 800 is advertised at $2399 with a $100 rebate for a net price of $297, It may be that these prices will go down as the new line of Atari coaputers come on line. The 600 is scheduled to hit the stores this fall and will probably retail for about $159. The BOOXL, 1400XL, and 1450XLD will come later. It should be an interesting year for Atari fans.

To keep you up to date on where you can buy Atari products, K-Mart, Geaco, Target, Broadway, Penneys, May Co., Fedco, and Federated al! have Atari hardware and software. Of course as always, if you need information to help you use your computer to its best advantage, you Should shop at Dimensional Software, Coaputer Control Central, Disneys, or some other " computer store’. I have found the leve of knowledge about computers at discount and department stores is deplorable. I used to believe that you got what you paid for, but at some of the large departaent stores, which charge full list price, you get “ipaybeb no Abi or knowledge for the goney you spend. My suggestion is that you figure out about how auch you already know about coaputers, so you can decide how much support you need from your local computer retailer.

You have access to some very experienced Atari users here in the club (i¢ you can get one to stand still for 2 minutes). If you get desperate for an answer, you might even be able to get through on Atari’s 800 pone number . Help is there for those who look hard enough.

That’s all I have for this month. Again, none of the stores listed are endorsed by SDACE and ay apologies to al! the fine computer stores that weren’t mentioned this month.

Hf d-don’t know about you, eee you ’Il ever get a

mention is if you drop me a line | Happy July and happy computing.

Paul Caesar, 377 Fashion Valley, San Diego, CA 92108

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SPECIAL NOTICE

TO MEMBERS OF THE S.D.A.C.E.

Do any of you use your tees to control portions of your home? Would you be willing to talk with me about your applications?

I’m doing an article for a new computer magazine about the ways in which a computer can be harnessed to help aake domestic life easier. 1 am interested in unusual repeat al but also in the basic functions, too - and the simpler the installation and operation the better.

It some af you have had experience with home applications and would be willing to be interviewed, please write to ae at the address below. Send your name, phone number, and a brief mention of what you’ve taught your computer to do around the house. 1711 gladly follow up with a phone call at your convenience.

Write to:

Lester Brooks

The Writing Teas

43 Marshall Ridge Rd. New Canaan, CT 06840 703/946-0610

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A Jee | KINDER COMP SUA Product of Spinnaker Software Reviewed by Keith Steensaa Little Rock Atari Addicts aa 7, Apt. 139 (Home Sweet Hoae) 3900 McCain Park

N. Little Rock, AR 72116

For some tiae now, I have been looking around for an educational ae ran that would teach and entertain ay 4 and 6 year old children. But at that age, the program aust have just the right balance of graphics, color, and sound to hold their attention long enough for them to learn about the coaputer. Kinder Comp is a first in ay book. The program’s author aust have children of his own. There are 4 iteas that can be chosen from the aain aenu of the prograa.

The first 3 (DRAW, SCRIBBLE, and NAMES) are just what ay younger child needs to learn about joystick and keyboard eye-to-hand coordination.

DRAW is just what the nage iaplies. By pressing the "1" or "2" | and using the joystick, drawings in 2 different line thicknesses can be created. Areas can then be filled in at locating the cursor within the area and pressing the “F" key. The "B" and "W" keys offer a choice between drawing on a white or black background and the joystick button allows selection of the color to draw with,

SCRIBBLE gives the child an interesting way of learning where the keys are located on the keyboard. Just a siaple rover the character" pressed for a complete screen line. NAMES allows the child to use those keyboard letters for something aeaningful. Up to a 15 letter aessage is whipped, flipped, tossed, and spread all aver the screen in a variety of sizes, spots, and colors. Younger and older children and ag an adult or two can be challenged and entertained by SEQUENCE, LETTERS and MATCH.

The LETTERS selection challenges the child to press the apne case letter corresponding to the lower case letter that appears on the screen. Five correct answers are rewarded with a sound and color show. SEQUENCE provides a more difficult test of the child’s abilities by requiring the entry of the next nuaber in a straight 3 number sequence. A very nicely done test of the child’s thought process. By far, the MATCH selection is the best. A pattern is outlined in red and the child aust choose an identical pattern marked by a "1", "2". or a "3". Even ] have to look twice on some to be sure | am correct. Correct answers are rewarded by a smiling face, while incorrect answers get a frowning face. The patterns are just random enaugh to prevent any memorizing of sequence.

The author’s abilities to know what interests a child is outstanding. The system of reward aakes the user’s learning process enjoyable and it ettta { highly recommend this program for all children. It’s priced at less than $30.00

merenpeneey

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Papers

CADRE - Computers in Art and Design, Research and Education - a San Jose State University based group will sponsor a major conference on the impact and potential of computer uses in January of 1984.

Examples of topics which could be addressed through theory, demonstration or workshop presentations include:

~Effect on cultural, social and intellectual change -Critical evaluation of the computer as a sediun

“Artificial intelligence as it pertains to methods of art and design

-frtificial intelligence as it assists in the control of computer processes

- Investigative srbhetl rre ee only through the computer’s unique capabilities |

-The new aesthetic

The bere of the Conference will be published in both traditional and aachine readable foraats.

pig seek for selected papers and demonstrations will be an honorariua of $500, conference travel, registration and a share in the profits of any post-conference publication. Please send all abstracts to:

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San Jose State University

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San Jose, CA 95192

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' CONN-88

BBS

RCP /M TRS MESSAGE FILTHY PMS

PMS ARMUDIC TREE CONF TREE AMIS RCP /M MAINFRAME CONN-88 CBBS APPLE GENERAL ABBS ABBS RBBS AMIS ARMUDIC CP/M ATABBS ANIS AMIS

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AMIS AMIS CP/M TIMECOR AMIS AMIS RCP/M ATABBS

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BUY / SELL / TRADE _

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Pacman Cartridge, $20;

Manual Cart., $25; Manual, $70; WICO Custom Command Controllers (2, $20 each. All equipment is as new.

Bank Street Writer Disc, $40:

QIX Cart., $20; Star Raiders Cart., $20; Zaxxon Tape, $153 BASIC & Atari Numeric Keypad w/ Diskett

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Contact Mark Stillwater, 3591 Keystone Rd., Oceanside, CA 92094. (619) 724-0489

BUY /SELL/ TRADE Advertisements are FREE to non-commercial members of theS DA.CE. Ads must be 25 words or less. Specify the category desired. Only typewritten submission will be printed. (Give my eyes a break!) Mail to B/S/T, 4037 Honeycutt Street, San Diego, CA 92109. No Phone Calls, Please! Deadline is the 28th.

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ETC.

Atari Announces New 6502 Instruction Set.

At the recent C.E.S. the new XL series of co

in Chicago, Atari, Inc. unveiled uters. Atari representitive Alan

Loafuoy, Eastern Region Vice President of New Product

Development, aentioned that the new sachines will contain an expanded instruction set that will greatly expand the power of the 6502 sicroprocessor. Acknowledging that the impetus for the new opcodes had come fron Riad Ct padeta

Loofuocy said that these new codes will satisty

Listed here are a few of the new codes announced in

Chicago.

eir needs.

BNR - Branch for No Reason

DFD - Deviate from Docuaentation

DPW - Don’t Let Player Win

EDR - Emit Deadly Radiation

FLR - Flash Lights at Random

GMD - Generate Meaningless Data

ICR - Incur Costly Repair

JIL - Juap to Inaccessible Location LLI - Lose Last Instruction 3 POP - Punch out Brod anwet

RIS - Remain in Subroutine

VDS - Vary disk speed

TEC - Take Extra Time for Calculation

courtesy of Atari Computer Club of Oklahoma City.

The I/O Connector

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OUR NEXT MEETING, JULY 18, 1985 6:30 FLM.

North Park Recreation Center 4044 idaho Street

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Video

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