Computist (September 1988)

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Source: Computist – Issue Number 59 – September 1988

“For The Serious User of Personal Computers”

This magazine was primarily for Apple II users and was controversial for its emphasis on circumventing copy protection. While there were other technical articles and contents, the bulk of this magazine was always the publication of “softkeys” and other copyright circumvention techniques.

The September 1988 issue includes:

  • Editorial
  • Bugs
  • Most Wanted Softkeys
  • Features
    • Boot IIc Utilities on any compatible – Here’s how to make your IIc utility disk boot on a non IIc computer.
    • Help with Ultima V – An inside look at character data and items, with some helpful tips on the side.
    • From Printmaster to Print Shop – Convert your Printmaster graphics into Print Shop compatible graphics.
    • The Invincible Bard (III) – Give your Bard’s Tale III character’s a boost.
    • The Deprotection Game – A beginner’s eye view of copy-protection and how to go about removing it.
    • Patching ProDOS 1.1.1 – Fixing an infamous bug that destroys track $00 on your diskettes.
    • The Product Monitor
    • Appleworks and the ImageWriter II – Here’s a way to access all the features of the ImageWriter II (or other) printer from within AppleWorks.
  • Softkeys
    • APBA Major League Players Baseball
    • Better Working: Spreadsheet
    • Better Working: Word Processor
    • Beyond Pinball
    • BoulderDash Construction Kit
    • Calendar
    • Calendar Crafter
    • California Games
    • Championship Baseball
    • Clip Art Collection vol I
    • Cours Et Gagne v1.0
    • Dazzle Draw
    • Everybody’s Planner
    • GATO v1.3
    • GoldFinger
    • Jumpman
    • King’s Quest
    • Management Edge
    • Movie Monster Game
    • MultiScribe v3.0
    • Negotiation Edge
    • Nightmare Gallery
    • Patchworks
    • Picture Phonics
    • Printographer
    • Reader’s Treasure Chest
    • Real Math
    • Sea Strike
    • Shifty Sam
    • Simulation Construction Kit
    • Snoopy’s Reading Machine
    • Snoopy’s Skywriter Scrambler
    • Snoopy to the Rescue
    • SongWriter
    • Spell It!
    • Stickybear Reading Comprehension
    • Super BoulderDash
  • A.P.T.s
    • Bard’s Tale III
    • Super BoulderDash
    • Ultima V
  • Playing Tips
    • Alternate Reality
    • Auto Duel
    • Ultima V
    • Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego
  • Notes
    • A copy-protected COMPUTIST?
  • IBM Softkeys
    • Chartmaster v6.04
    • Clout v1.0
    • Copywrit
    • Graphwriter
    • Signmaster v5.04

…and more!







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