Source: Commander – June 1984
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Source: Commodore World – Issue Number 6
Commodore World was a magazine for Commodore 64 and Commodore 128 users published bimonthly in the mid to late 1990s. This was really the last U.S. based traditional print magazine for Commodore 8-bit computers. Issue Number 6 includes:
- Word Tools – Pick the right tool for your word processing requirements.
- Anatomy of the Printed Page – There’s a lot more to laying out a page than just filling it up with text.
- Software: Keystone Software – Label Maker and one or more dedicated databases may be your key to success.
- Games: Miniviews – Total Eclipse, Atomino, Ultima V, Acrojet, and Superman: The Man of Steel.
- Hardware: Big-D Kits – Kits to simplify installing device selection switches in your 128D.
- Just For Starters – You’re off and printing as we continue to show you the BASIC’s.
- Foreign Exchange – The largest computer user’s group in the world? Take a look at Germany’s GUC.
- Hard Tips: 128D Device Switch Installation – For the do-it-yourselfer, here’s how to install device selection switches.
- Graphic Interpretation – With all the powerful Window and Macintosh machines around, why use GEOS?
- geoProgrammist – More info on how making your GEOS applications work with 40 and 80 columns.
- Basic Instincts – Add repairs and more in the final installment of STARSHIP COMBAT.
- SCSI Magic – For CMD HD programmers, SCSI Commander takes a fair leap forward.
- Advanced Techniques – Find out how text adventure data structures work.
- Peripheral Vision – The better your output looks, the better you look to those who see it.
- Carrier Detect – Get a better understanding of the Internet in our compressed history lesson.
- Over The Edge – Is Intel the grinch that stole Christmas? Find out as Don ponders the Pentium.
- From the Editor
- User Group Connection
- On the Horizon
- The Connection
- Top Tips
- Commodore Trivia
- Classified Ads
- Advertiser’s Index
RUN was one of the most popular and longest lasting Commodore 8-bit magazines. While it covered the VIC-20 and Commodore 128 at different times, the Commodore 64 was always the star. The premiere issue from January 1984 includes:
- Fun with Math Facts – Young students will enjoy reinforcing math skills with this patient teacher. For the VIC-20 or C-64.
- Canyons of Zelaz – Flying these treacherous canyons is risky business for even the best arcade pilots. Can you make it through? For the C-64.
- The Commodore Connection – Three ways to hook up your C-64 to your printer – choose the one that’s best for you.
- C-64 Word Processing Demystified – This article views C-64 word processors and presages the time when you will be manipulating text with skill.
- Double Your Pleasure With Conversion Magic – Not enough software for your C-64? This article tells you how to convert those many VIC-20 programs to run on your C-64.
- The Riddle of the Symbol Code – This C-64 game calls for a master mind. You must break the four-symbol code in as few attempts as possible, and there are at least 360 combinations. Are you up to the challenge?
- Keep In Step With the Quick VIC – Trick your VIC into slowing the action of its screen listings so you can read or copy them.
- DISK-O-VIC – Wow! What a powerful combination – your VIC-20 and 1541 disk drive plus this utility package, which will add 13 new disk-related commands to your system.
- Customize Your VIC – Even your unexpanded VIC-20 can provide you with a high-resolution screen and user programmable graphics. Bring arcade action into your living room.
- Sea Battle – You’ll encounter life-and-death strategy on the high seas as you try to outduel the unexpanded VIC-20.
- Beyond the Manual – This basic excursion takes the eager new C-64 owner on an adventure in programming.
- RUNning Ruminations – Welcome to the world of RUN.
- MAGIC – Commodore magician, Louis Sander, reveals some tricks to help you get the most out of your system.
- Commodore Clinic – A question and answer column to help your ailing computer.
- Software Gallery
- Midnight Magic
- Rescue at Rigel
- Snake Byte
- River Rescue
- Sword of Fargoal
- Video Casino – Target Shoot kicks off this series that presents you with an original game to type in and enjoy each month.
- Mail RUN
- Book Gallery
- Games RUNdown
- Hardware RUNdown
- Software RUNdown
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