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VOLUME
5, NUMBER 9
SEPTEMBER
1989
FEATURES
AMIGA TIP
SHEETS . . . . . .
. .
. .
. .
.
We' re
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n
tee
ing
the
winner
s
in
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races!
A
half
dozen
of our best tipsters
ha
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s)'
handicapping
six
major
Amiga
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licatio
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br
ing
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Prndu
ctivil)'·
Prcscmatio
n
Graphi
cs,
Word Processing,
Telecom
mu
nicatio
ns,
a
nd
Amiga
Basic.
QUICK
CHANGE
ARTIST
By
Tim Walsh
. . . . .
. . . .
.
.
. . .
.
. . . . .
.
Glasno
st
is
in
.
so
do n't
be
a
DO
-olation-
ist.
We've
got
some
very
diplomati
c,
quick-a
nd
-easy
tips
on prope
r
file-1ra ns-
fcr pr
oto
col
between
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nd
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DEPARTMENTS
18
REPARTEE
..
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..
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Ha
1
·d-di sk
hu llaba loo
a
nd
ot
her
flapdoo-
dle
as
th
e
rea der
s st
rike
bac k.
NOTEPAD .......
..
.....
.....
...
The
\\
"
y
Cit)' blew
u
p
a s1
n
of
ind
on
games at
C
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Chicago:
plu
s, so
fiware
d
e-
velopmen t with
a
socia
l
conscic
nce.
HORS
D'OEUVRES
....
...
.........
Hints -and -tech
niques ho
nchos
get a
spe-
cial. expa
nded
tips
treat in hon
or
of
th
is
month"s
special focus.
WHAT'S NEW? ..
.
...
...
........
.
Fa
ll
fashions in
Amiga new
pro
du
cts a
rc
beginning
LO
ma ke the
ir
appearan
ce
thi
s
month.
HELP
KEY
..........
...
........
The
re'll
be
no
Labo
r-Da)' letup
for
Lou
as
he
listens,
loo ks,
a
nd lea ps
to
help
lessen
your
tec hni
cal
lament
s.
GAMES
8
THE
GAME PRESERVE
By
B.G. Hunt
er.
. . .
.
.
.
. .
.
.
.
.
. .
.
. . . .
B.G.
usually does
n't
go
for
specta
tor
sports.
but
he
gets a
ll
gaga every
fall
1
vhcn
it
comes
1
Amiga footba
ll
ga
mes.
0
Hut
o
ne!
Hu
t
two!.
..
Game revie
ws
fol-
low
his
column :
HOSTAGE
(bifogames) .
....
.
........
An e
mba
ssy
shoo
t-out
with
hostage
-ho
ld-
ing
terror ists highli
ghts
this
fast-p
aced
arcade
/stra
tegy
thriller
.
SHOGUN
(bifo
com)
.
..
..
.........
..
A
l
61h-ccntur
y
English fora
y
int
o
J
a
pan
is the th
eme of
this
illust
rat
ed
1
cxt ad-
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rin
g.
LORDS OF
THE
RISING SUN
(Cinemaware)
.
.
.
.
.
. . .
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.
.
. .
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.
. .
.
. .
~lore
sku
llduggc r
y
in a
ncient
J
apa
n
in
this
co
mpl
ex strategy ga
me
with
ar
cade
action
.
MANHUNTER:
NEW YORK
(Sie r
ra On-Lin
e)
.
.......
.
.....
.
..
..
You're tracking
clown
so
me mea
n
char
ac-
ters
in
th
e
Big
Appl e
in this
co
mpli
cate
d
arca
d
e po
n-
ove
r
from the
IBM
PC.
BATTLETECH
:
THE CRESCENT
HAWK'S
INCEPTION
(bifocom )
..
...
.
A
ro
le-playi ng
grap
hics
ad venture ga
me
with
lots
of plot
and plenty
of
excite
me nt.
GOLD OF THE REALM
(Magnetic
Image
s)
.
.................
An
a
rcade
/adventu
re
game
th
a
t put
s a
multitude
of
mazes
be
twee n
you
and
the
tr
easu
re.
64
10
46
68
41
88
68
ARTICLES
DIGITIZING DILEMMA
By
Louis R. Wallace
. . . . . . .
.
. . . . . .
.
.
. .
.
Whether
you
need
slow-scan
or rea
l-time
solutions
Lo
you
r
video digit
izing
prob-
le ms,
th
is
com
pa
rative
review
of
five
leading
co
ntenders
sho
uld pro"ide
the
··big picw
re:·
92
70
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REVIEWS
EAsY LEDGERS
(Brown-Wagh )
and
THE
ACCOUNTANT
(KFS)
..........
Tw
o
ver
y
diflcrc nt
appro
ache s
to
gett
ing
your
book
s
in order
.
71
12
14
COLUMNS
REPORT:
SUMMER
DEV CON
'89
....
"~lr.
Kunt. he
dead
.
A
pe nn
y
for
the
old
Guy.'" Okay. on
10
th
e new.
right here,
in
which our
Techn
ical
Editor
gi\les
you
an
'"inside-Commodore"
repo rt ba
sed
o
n
the
rece nt
Amiga
Develope
rs'
Co
nfe
rence
in San
Fra ncisco.
ACCENT ON
GRAPHICS
By
.
........
....
....
Jo
el
Hagen
......
If
you·\le
bee
n
avo
idin
g DPa
im
's
hi-res
mod
e beca
use
of
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lor
limi
1a1ions,
you
will be
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pr
ised to
lea rn
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g, you
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ha\lc
136
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lors
a\lail-
ab
le-w he
ne
vcr
you
want
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em.
INFO.PHILE
By Mark
L.
Van
N
ame
and Bill
Catching
s
.
........
.
.....
...
T
he DOS
Broth
ers
co
mp
lete their
two-
pan
cvalua
tio n
of Amiga
DOS
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that the
lates t
ha
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ozen
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n
evcn
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ess.
ed
6
M2SPRINT
(M2S)
..
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..
A new
i\lodu la-2
compiler
1
.hat
may
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a
r
k: ~lodula-2
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for its
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and
SCULPT-
ANIMATE
40
JR.
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. . .
. .
.
Two
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\\•ill
let
)'OU
get
your
feet
wet
in
3-
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with out
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PAINT
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.
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s
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d
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ram
ge
ts
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lot
bc
u
c
r
in
thi
s
latest
inca rn
ation
of
the
popula
r (
(AM
paint
pac kage.
72
76
73
52
78
56
LITTICE 5.02
(Lattice
)
..
..........
Lattice fires
back agai
nst
Aztec
C (~(anx )
in
the mo
st
rece nt
roun
d
of
th
e
C co
m-
pilc1 war
s.
·
80
CLAS
(Mi croEd)
.
.............
.
.
..
It
won"t
d
o
your
lea
chin
g for you
,
b
ut
it
may
help
in p1
·cparing
lesson
plans
for
the upcoming
schoo
l
year.
82
MYSTERY SWEEPS UPDATE
We
won'
t
kno
w
umil
nex t month
's
issue
who
the
winn ers are
in
T
he 1989
Amiga
-
World
Mystery Sweepstakes
(no
r
can
we
publish the so
lution
until
the
n).
But
we
ca
n revea l
one
secret
that we've
been
keepin
g:
Turn to
page 54
a
nd
you'll
learn
j
ust
how the
winner s of
th
ose
$25,00
0
worth
of
p
r
izes
will
be
chose
n- it's
no
o
r-
dinary
lotte ry
drawin
g
!
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ILLUSTR..ffl01'
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