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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Coktel Vision
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Also For Atari ST Developed by Coktel Vision Published by Coktel Vision Released 1992 Pacing Meditative / Zen Educational Math / Logic, Reading / Writing, Typing Narrative Comedy Genre Action, Educational, Puzzle, Racing / Driving Interface Point and Select Gameplay Mini-Games Description Who's this little fellow on our screen? He's A.J., that's who. And he's about to invite you to his own "World of Discovery". A.J.'s World of Discovery is an educational game where kids can play...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Platform DOS Published by Vision Software, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Educational Educational Geography, History Misc Licensed Description ALF, a furry alien who for fear of discovery can't really leave the house, is Vision Software's choice to teach children about the wide range of geographical features found in the United States. Lesson one: A multiple choice quiz to test knowledge of geographical terminology. Hosted by ALF, who fires a cannon (!) containing your answer choice at a bucket....
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
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Also For Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Developed by MECC Published by MECC Released 1993 Genre Adventure, Educational, Simulation Perspective 1st-person Educational Ecology / Nature, Geography, History Sport Fishing, Sailing / Boating Misc Licensed Description The protagonist of the game sees a strange dream: a black jaguar appears and introduces himself as a servant of the Inca king. He explains that the Inca people are dying of malaria and endangered by the European explorers. The jaguar is...
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A Woz A Day
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"American Government" is a 1984 educational program published by Micro Learningware. It requires a 48K Apple ][+ or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Arithmetic Critters is a collection of four programs designed to give kindergarten and first-grade children individual practice on early mathematics skills. Each program presents exercises that can be solved using counting skills. The exercises are presented in a way intended to reinforce the concepts behind the skills. In Animal Addition, students practice adding two groups of up to nine identical animals. In Fowl Play, students practice subtracting up to nine birds from a group of up to...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Mission Studios
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Developed by Bookup, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Mission Studios Released 1994 Genre Educational, Simulation Gameplay Chess Perspective Top-down Educational Math / Logic Misc Licensed Description Based on the best-selling chess-book of the same name by Bobby Fischer. The educational course, illustrated history of chess and 500 chess matches of amazing Bobby are presented in this game. Window-interface, 3D view, feedback of any depth, match recording and replaying are present. The strength of...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Macintosh, PC-98 Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Genre Adventure, Educational, Puzzle Perspective 1st-person Description Castle of Dr. Brain is the first in a two-part series of educational puzzle-games from Sierra. This brain-blasting game is set, how surprisingly, in Dr. Brain's castle, where the player will have to beat Dr. Brain's traps and puzzles in order to fulfill the assignment given. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Circus Math is a drill and practice package that presents whole number addition problems. The programs are sequenced according to difficulty. Clown Maker - Drills on whole number addition with two digit addends. The problems do not involve regrouping. (20 problems) Clown Car - Drills on whole number addition with two digit addends. The problems may involve up to three addends and do not involve regrouping. (20 problems) High Wire - Drills on whole number addition with 2-4 digit addends. The...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Problem Solving
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Clock Works has four programs for students learning to tell time. These programs provide practice with telling time and setting clocks. Clocks with hands (analog) and digital clocks are both used. Whats the Time? - What time is shown on the clock? Choose from the four times shown. (20 problems) Set the Clock - Can you get the hands of a clock to the right time? This program will give you a chance to practice. (10 problems) Digital Drill - Let's practice reading time. And while you are doing...
Topics: Educational, Early Learning
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Conquering Whole Numbers is part of MECC's Conquering Math series. This package drills on advanced problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Remediation is provided for students having difficulties. The problems available are: ADDITION - two or more re-groupings; up to four addends. SUBTRACTION - two or more re-groupings; regroup across zero(es). MULTIPLICATION - multiple regroups possible; factors with up to 3 digits; factors with internal zeroes. DIVISION - one or two...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Counting Critters is a series of five programs that provide practice on beginning math concepts of numerals and counting. Match Magic - Students practice matching numerals between 1 and 20. When students answer correctly, the person illustrates the meaning of the numeral by showing that number of animals. Counting Safari - Students practice counting 1 to 12 safari anaimals that Charlie Chimp sees from his tree. Pet Store - Students put 1 to 12 identical puppies in Suzy Shopkeeper's pet store...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Early Learning
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Softdisk Publishing
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Also For Apple II Developed by Softdisk Publishing Published by Softdisk Publishing Released Jun 01, 1990 Genre Educational Educational Ecology / Nature Description A mix-and-match program for kids, Dino-Sorcerer is probably best remembered as one of the earliest games coded by John Romero after he started working at SoftDisk. Dino-Sorcerer lets you create fictional dinosaurs from various parts. You can then save the resulting dinosaur to disk or print it. One of the most creative features in...
A Woz A Day
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"Dinosaur Days Plus!" is a 1988 graphics program published by Pelican Software. It requires a 128K Apple //e or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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The programs in EZ Logo serve as a tool which students can use to explore the capabilities of the computer and Turtle graphics. EZ Logo 1 - This program includes 24 guided activities ordered according to difficulty. The activities include tracing the path out of mazes, drawing letters, words, patterns and simple objects, and creating original designs. Children can print, but not save, the pictures they create. EZ Logo 2 - This program is totally open-ended, allowing children to create original...
Topic: Educational
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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This unique nine-part primary diskette adds fun and magic to teaching pre-reading skills. Youngsters learn letter recognition and alphabetical ordering in CATERPILLAR and TRAIN. Initial consonant identification is covered in A IS FOR APPLE. PICTURES, WORDS, and SHAPES challenge the memory of young learners in fascinating games of concentration. Three arithmetic programs, SMILE, WUZZLE, and SPACESHIP, turn counting and addition into fun activities.
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Early Learning
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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The following drills review the most fundamental elements of grammar -- the parts of speech. The parts of speech name words according to their function in the sentence. Each drill begins with a diagnostic quiz of three questions. With a perfect score on each quiz, the 7 drills can be completed in 21 sentences. You can master the drills with less than a perfect score. The computer will tell you how many sentences you use to achieve mastery.
Topics: Educational, Language Arts
Ernie's Magic Shapes (1988)(Hi Tech Expressions)
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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This package presents five engaging games that require players to develop strategies and use their estimation skills in order to be successful. Range Finder - Help Esther Mation quickly locate the correct ranges for actual answers to problems. Tic-Tac-Toe - Play a friend or a computer opponent in Tic-Tac-Toe. Use rounding skills to be the first to get three in a row. Get In Line - Arrange numbers and expressions from smallest to largest as quickly as possible. Estimation Chompers - Quickly...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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First-Letter Fun is a set of four programs that give practice in matching the initial sounds of words with the letters that make those sounds. With the exception of the letters Q and X, all the letters of the alphabet are presented for practice. In the case of words beginning with vowels, only the short vowel sounds are used.
Topics: Educational, Early Learning
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Platforms Apple II, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, PC Booter, TRS-80 CoCo, ZX Spectrum Developed by Tom Snyder Productions, Inc. Published by Spinnaker Software Corporation Released 1983 Genre Action, Educational Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Educational Math / Logic Description In Fraction Fever , the player's goal is to advance floors up to the twentieth with the help of his pogo stick and the Fraction Elevators located on each floor. To find them, the player needs to...
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Welcome to the world of Munchers, Troggles, and fractions. Your job is to help your Muncher eat the right fractions or expressions without getting caught by a Troggle! You may play four different games: 1. Fraction Types - Help the Munchers choose the right type of fractions to eat for lunch. 2. Equivalent Fractions - Help the Munchers eat all the fractions equivalent to a given fraction. 3. Comparing Fractions - Help the Munchers decide whether a fraction is less than or greater than one half....
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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The Friendly Computer is collection of five programs which teach children basic computer use. The Keyboard - The Keyboard program introduces children to the location of various keys and to the use of the shift key. Term Worm - Term Worm introduces children to the devices which make up a computer system and to commonly used keyboard keys. Zebug - Zebug provides children with practice in locating keys on the keyboard in a race against time. Picture - Picture allows children to draw a picture...
Topics: Educational, Basic Computer
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Fun from A to Z consists of three programs that give students practice in distinguishing the letters of the alphabet, matching upper and lower-case letters, and learning the sequence of the alphabet. Birds - Gives practice in discriminating the letters of the alphabet and matching upper and lower-case letters. Dots - Helps students learn the sequence of letters by connecting dots in alphabetical order. Runners - Sharpens students' knowledge of the alphabet sequence by requiring them to select...
Topics: Educational, Early Learning
Software Library: Apple Educational (WOZ Format)
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Grandma's House
A Woz A Day
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"Green Globs and Graphing Equations" is a 1986 educational game by Sharon Dugdale and David Kibbey, and published by Sunburst Communications. It requires a 48K Apple ][+ or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
A Woz A Day
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"In Search of Space: Introduction to Model Rocketry" is a 1986 educational program written by Bob Cannon and Mike Dorffler, and distributed by Estes Industries. It requires a 48K Apple ][+ or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
A Woz A Day
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"Interpreting Graphs" is a 1986 educational game by Sharon Dugdale and David Kibbey, and published by Sunburst Communications. It requires a 48K Apple ][+ or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Developed by Rhiannon Software Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. Released 1985 Genre Adventure, Educational, Simulation Educational Ecology / Nature, History Description Jenny of the Prairie focuses on a girl who stranded in the prairie after being separated from her wagon train in 1842. As Jenny, the player must prepare for the coming winter by gathering food and having a warm shelter by the time it get's cold. The historical...
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Jenny's Journeys is an exciting adventure in map reading. These programs present the challenge of traveling from place to place in a quaint little town called Lake City. To make getting around town easier, Aunt Jenny has lent you her car. There is a map in the glove compartment and enough gas in the tank to get you wherever you need to go. Jenny's Journeys has three levels of difficulty.
A Woz A Day
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"Little Computer People" is a 1985 simulation game published by Activision. It runs on any Apple ][ with 48K.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A109 Circus Math
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A147 Multiplication Puzzles (64K 1985)
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A148 Quotient Quest
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A153 Word Munchers v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A153 Word Munchers v1.3
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A153 Word Munchers v1.4
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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A160 The Market Place 1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A168 Clock Works
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A170 Number Munchers v1.2
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A170 Number Munchers v1.3
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A177 Phonics Prime Time Vowels I
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A177 Phonics Prime Time Vowels I v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A179 Phonics Prime Time Blends and Digraphs (v1.0)
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A191 Odell Lake v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A196 Fraction Munchers v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A209 Conquering Ratios and Proportions
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A217 Weeds to Trees v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A221 Murphy's Minerals v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A231 Spellevator v1.0
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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A231A Spellevator
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A257 Problem Solving with Nim v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A259 Estimation Quick Solve II v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A271 Grammar Toy Shop v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A278 The Living Cell v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A302 Fish School v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A303 Moving Museum v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A307Z Grammar Madness 1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A308 Rocket Factory v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A317 Take A Chance! v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A337 Treasures for Sales v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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MECC A351 Get Well, Woolly v1.0
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
A Woz A Day
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"Freedom!" is a 1992 educational game developed by Rich Bergeron, Beth Daniels, Charolyn Kapplinger, John Ojanen, John P. Wlazlo, and Kamau Sebabu Kambui, and published by MECC. This is version 1.0. It requires a 128K Apple //e or later.
Topics: apple2, wozaday
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
by Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation
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Topics: apple2, mecc
Apple II Library: Educational
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Typing instruction game that dares to be fun. Zap the enemy by typing correctly or the word zaps you. Eighteen progressive lessons graduated from home-letter recognition to 9-letter words, numbers and BASIC programming words. Create your own lesson for specific needs.
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Topics: Educational, Typing