Thursday, August 2, 2018

RUN (January 1984)

RUN (January 1984)

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
    • Choplifter
    • 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

  • Clubs

  • Software RUNdown
...and more!

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