AT HOME WITH YOUR COMMODORE 64
At last - a clear and interesting introduction to the Commodore 64 that doesn't expect you to be a programming genius!
This simple, well illustrated book fills in the fascinating background to your micro - in home learning, home entertainment, household management and word processing. You'll see how all that fits in with use of computers in business and communications systems.
Then you'll find out how your micro actually works and how programs are created. You'll discover your micro's potential to create colour and graphics - and sound.
Finally there's advice on how to get the best out of the five software programs included in the pack.
The ideal introduction to the Commodore 64 for the whole family!
I remember the mystique and wonder of 8-bits such as the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum too. Did we really make so much out of so little in those days? Little did we know what was to come. Recently a woman with amnesia, still believing it was 1992, was stumped by an X-Box and other computer gadgets:
http://thesun.mobi/sol/homepage/news/37 ... html?mob=1
The introductory book is typical of its time. Almost everyone still needed the guided tour of computers and even be set straight on the principles.
The software tape is pretty rudimentary, though The Music Program is worth loading. It's a tiny touch sluggish but you can also tease some great sounds from it with one-finger glides, multiple voices and a wide octave range per setting.
....And for good measure, here's an online copy of The Microcomputer Magazine: http://www.scribd.com/doc/54500227/Comm ... 82-Dec-Jan