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Your Computer (AU)

Your Computer was an Australian multi-format magazine, not to be confused with the British magazine of the same title. Few issues have been scanned.

Download all programs from this magazine on one disk:


YourComp-AU.d64

10 programs

Program Author Requirements Files Info
Blockade

Jan 1985,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Page 88.
Shaun Clarke Unexpanded blockade.prg
Screenshot
Tron game for 2 players. Try to trap your opponent before he traps you. The first player to score 10 points wins.
Controls:
Player 1: W (up), Z (down), A (left), S (right).
Player 2: @ (up), / (down), : (left), ; (right).
Monopoly Manager

Jan 1985,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 89-90.
B W Madden Unexpanded monopoly manage.prg
Screenshot
Helps you play the board game Monopoly. The computer rolls the dice and keeps track of each player's bank balance.
Controls:
Press Space to roll the dice, select one of the options (A-E) and follow on-screen prompts.
Orienteer

Jan 1985,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Page 90.
Peter Bagust Unexpanded orienteer.prg
Screenshot
Text adventure. You must escape from the mystic forest. The terrain is 12 squares wide and 100 squares deep. You begin in the north-west corner, and the exit lies south.
Controls:
N, S, W, E (move).
Hi-Res Screen Machine Code Loader

Jan 1985,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Page 91.
Wayne Rochester Unexpanded hi-res screen.t64
Screenshot
Machine language routine for using a 160 x 160 pixel hi-res screen. The demo program bounces a smoothly moving cross around the screen.
Controls:
Load & run both programs, then type SYS7621 to run the demo.
Amazing Adventure

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 30-35.
G Everitt 16K expansion amazing adv 16k.prg
Solution
Screenshot
Text adventure. You are a famous adventurer called Trasher. You must travel to the once-peaceful village of Partomina and destroy the evil ruler Antrax's castle.
Controls:
After each scene you are given a choice for what to do next. Select your desired option by pressing the appropriate key.
Burning Rubber

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 66-67.
Eric Young Unexpanded burnin rubber.t64
Screenshot
Racing game. Reach the finishing line as quickly as possible without hitting any obstacles.
Controls:
U (up), N (down), H (left), J (right).
Chopper Attack

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 67-68.
Eric Young Unexpanded chopper attack.prg
Screenshot
Blitz game. Drop diagonal bombs from your helicopter to destroy the enemy city, while avoiding the rockets and other hazards.
Controls:
W (up), X (down), A (left), D (right), S (drop bomb).
Revenge of the Toothless Vampire

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 69-71.
Jimmy Fang 8K expansion toothless 8k.prg
Solution
Screenshot
Text adventure. You are Cedric the toothless vampire. Collect your false teeth from the dentist and then leave town.
Controls:
Commands include: N, S, W, E, UP, DOWN, IN, GET, INVENTORY, SPRAY, GIVE, WAIT, PULL, WEAR, HIT, UNLOCK.
Blackpool Tower

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 71-73.
Jimmy Fang 8K expansion blackpool 8k.prg
Solution
Screenshot
Text adventure. You aunt has locked you inside the house while she goes shopping. Being young and adventurous, you decide to escape and visit Blackpool Tower...
Controls:
Commands include: N, S, W, E, R (refresh display), UNLOCK, OPEN, GET, POUR, GIVE, PLACE, ENTER.
Camel

May 1988,
Bumper Book of Programs,
Pages 73-75.
Jimmy Fang 3K expansion camel adv 3k.prg
Screenshot
Text adventure. You must guide your camel for 200 miles across the Gobi desert while avoiding pygmies, storms and other hazards. Note: The game is driven by random events that are mostly outside the player's control.
Controls:
1 (drink from canteen), 2 (ahead moderate speed), 3 (ahead full speed), 4 (stop for the night), 5 (status check), 6 (hope for help).

Notes

  1. Amazing Adventure (88-05) was originally written for the Apple.
  2. Chopper Attack (88-05) appears to be a modified version of Bomber Attack (VIC Innovative Computing).
  3. Revenge of the Toothless Vampire (88-05) was originally written by Steve Lucas for the BBC/Electron (Games Computing, 85-03).
  4. Blackpool Tower (88-05) was originally written by Darren Reynolds for the Oric-1 (Computer & Video Games, Book of Games, 84-02).
  5. Camel (88-05) was originally written by Heath Users Group (More BASIC Computer Games, 1979).
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