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Alien Force is a simple "blast everything that moves" game for Windows 3.0. It was inspired by fond (albeit vague) memories of an old TRS-80 game called "Attack Force", which I found very addictive. I've tried to capture at least some of the essence of that game here. To install it, copy the files AFORCE.EXE and AFORCE.HLP to a directory on your hard disk, then use New Program Item in the Files menu of the Program Manager to install Alien Force in one of your program group windows. When you start the game, the playing grid will be displayed, with your ship in the lower right corner and a row of evil dudes along the top row. The arrow keys move your ship. The "S" key (or the number-pad "5" key when NUM- LOCK is on) stops your ship, and the "R" key reverses its direction. The space bar fires a missile (you can fire only one at a time). You will receive 100 points for each ship you destroy. Each time you wipe out all of the enemy ships, you ascend to the next level of play (and receive a sizeable quantity of bonus points). Don't dilly-dally -- your score decreases as time goes by with no enemy ships hit. At each higher level, the game becomes a little bit faster and the enemy a little bit smarter. A few surprises await, too. If you spot any bugs, or wish to make any comments or suggestions, please write to me! You can reach me on GEnie (R.EPPS), CompuServe (72560,3353), BIX (repps), or Prodigy (GPKT94A). Or write to me at: Robert Epps 208 Preble Drive #E Tustin, CA 92680-3743
Daleks by John Wu and Walter Wu =============================== This zipped file includes the following: Daleks.exe windows game readme.txt this file Daleks is a Windows 3.0 game which will only run in standard or enhance mode. This program was developed using Microsoft Visual Basic, so the Visual Basic run-time file (VBRUN100.DLL) is required. Instructions on how to play are included in the help menu of the program.
╔═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ <<<< PC-SIG Disk #3218 Windows Arcade Games II >>>> ║ ╠═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ To start a game, type: WIN [name of program] (press Enter). ║ ║ ║ ║ The names of the programs on this disk are AFORCE, BANGBANG, DALEKS, ║ ║ STARBASE, MISSLE and BITMAP (the game of Hex Tetris). ║ ║ ║ ║ Each of these program can also be run using the RUN command in the ║ ║ program manager for Windows. ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ Copyright 1992, PC-SIG, Inc. ║ ╚═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝
++ STARBASE v1.00 ++ ++Introduction I wrote Starbase for my son, when he was 10 years old. The game is based on Missile Command, that runs on the Macintosh. Starbase is a simple game that younger children (3-10) will enjoy. Even adults might find it relaxing, occasionally. It teaches kids Windows concepts like pull down menus and dialog boxes, and it builds eye-hand coordination. Most importantly, though, it is fun. ++Installation Copy STARBASE.EXE and WIN87EM.EXE from the floppy disk to the Windows directory on your hard disk. ++Play From the MS-DOS Excecutive, double click on STARBASE.EXE to execute Starbase. When the Starbase window appears, you are ready to play. Along the bottom of the main window you will see a group of boxes, which are supposed to be buildings. The three ellipses supported by legs are "laser cannons" that protect the starbase. The score, energy level, and number of missiles destroyed are shown below the main window. The cursor will be a "gunsight" when it is in the main Starbase window. Select a skill level from the "Skill" menu. Then, select "Start" from the Game menu. Hostile aliens begin attacking with "quantam disruptor" missiles. The missiles with vapor trails will begin to fall from the sky. Your job is to save the starbase by destroying them before they land and explode. You do this by positioning your gunsight over a missile and pushing the mouse button to fire the nearest laser cannon. Do this as fast as you can to avoid being decimated by the aliens. Good luck! ++Automatic Mode Starbase will run by itself as an idle program if you select "Automatic" from the "Game" menu. This is very useful to keep your computer out of trouble when you aren't using it. You can play in automatic mode, but Starbase won't notify you when the game is over. It just starts a new one. ++Support No support is needed, offered, or available. Please feel free to MAIL me your comments or suggestions about Starbase, though. ++Shareware Starbase is copyrighted "shareware" software. Besides the many hours of work that went into Starbase, a lot of expensive hardware and software was required to develop it. Please copy it and distribute it to your friends, enemies, and anyone else who might like it. You can try out Starbase for free. If you use it more than just to try it out, you are obligated to pay a minimal fee, $10, for it. Send payment to: Waid Reynolds 12448 83rd Ave S Seattle WA 98178 If you can't afford $10, send what you can. If there is enough response from Starbase version 1.00 to indicate interest in an improved version of the game, a more challenging one will be forthcoming. Waid Reynolds, 11/89
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ AFORCE EXE 34816 11-09-90 1:23p AFORCE HLP 2880 11-09-90 12:56p AFORCE TXT 1583 11-09-90 12:24p BANGBANG EXE 73216 10-19-90 2:14p BANGBANG HLP 16594 10-19-90 3:13p DALEKS EXE 46078 8-13-91 12:08a DALEKS TXT 445 8-13-91 12:15a STARBASE EXE 28448 11-08-90 11:51p WIN87EM EXE 11331 11-08-90 11:51p STARBASE TXT 2835 12-02-89 7:30p MISSILE EXE 86720 4-05-92 3:25p GO BAT 31 6-04-92 2:25a BITMAP EXE 19968 10-25-90 1:07p GO TXT 1078 1-01-80 4:41a MISSILE WRI 3584 4-02-92 7:48p 15 file(s) 329607 bytes 25600 bytes free