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I found the manual on the ftp site. Anyone know where I can get the Dow Editor-Assembler?

 

Thanks!

I remember having this. It was a cassette for the Mini Memory and replaced the Line-by-line assembler.

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I remember having this. It was a cassette for the Mini Memory and replaced the Line-by-line assembler.

 

 

Correct! Anybody have one they want to sell or trade?

 

Thanks!

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DOW-4 Gazelle is a Game - like Flight Simulator

 

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unfortunately It's is not the searched Assembler

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@videofx, I should have the cassette tape somewhere but no time to dump it because busy on other things about TI99.

If you will not find it i will try to dump it of course ;)

 

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@videofx, I should have the cassette tape somewhere but no time to dump it because busy on other things about TI99.

If you will not find it i will try to dump it of course ;)

 

 

 

I too, am most interested! :)

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DOW-4 Gazelle is a Game - like Flight Simulator

 

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unfortunately It's is not the searched Assembler

 

That was a neat simulator back in the day, albeit a slow one! I've sometimes wondered what kind of flight simulator could be developed for the F18A and a SAMS card, but considering how few of us TI'ers are left, I doubt it would be a draw to even 1/4 of us remaining users, making it not worth the time for a programmer to invest in the effort.

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That was a neat simulator back in the day, albeit a slow one! I've sometimes wondered what kind of flight simulator could be developed for the F18A and a SAMS card, but considering how few of us TI'ers are left, I doubt it would be a draw to even 1/4 of us remaining users, making it not worth the time for a programmer to invest in the effort.

 

It would be interesting to see how much the speed of a flight simulator like SPAD XIII could be improved simply by letting the line drawing be handled by the F18A GPU. I know that the source code still exists somewhere.

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I remember having this. It was a cassette for the Mini Memory and replaced the Line-by-line assembler.

The ads for the Dow assembler said it could use the full 4K of minimemory space. This makes me think that it was written in TI BASIC. So I would imagine the performance was not very fast. But I think you could save the program being written which would be a huge benefit. I remember all too well writing using the LBLA and having 3 or 4 NOPs in various places. That way you could add a line or two of code without having to enter the entire program again.

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DOW_ED_ASS.DSK

 

6 files:

CASSETTE= Cassette load/save

DISKETTE= Diskette load/save You must CALL FILES(1) then NEW, then load the program.

 

4 source? data? game? files:SHUTTLE ATTACK Maybe somebody here can tell how to run them.

 

3SHAT1

3SHAT2

3SHAT3

3SHAT4

 

i am STILL looking for PSYBORG by TImagination - c'mon somebody......

 

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I dunno Ciro. I just looked at all 4 files and the name was at the top of each file. Assembly language and me are are oil and water so one of our resident experts will have to roll it if possible. Maybe some mileage will come out of this.

BTW- which thread was asking about ALL STAR BASEBALL? I have it (its by Futura) and a baseball game put out by Extended.

PSYBORG PSYBORG PSYBORG

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I have downloaded a "DOW-4.WAV" (7MB) file in May 2016 from whtech, but it is no longer there

(And I dont know if it was the one you want)

Maybe it has a new name or was (re-)moved ?

 

http://ftp.whtech.com/Cassettes/rawWAVfiles/

 

 

Thanks, I found the DOW-4.WAV you mentioned. I will try to make a cassette from it and then we can see if that's it.

 

I appreciate your help!!

 

THanks

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attachicon.gifDOW_ED_ASS.DSK

 

6 files:

CASSETTE= Cassette load/save

DISKETTE= Diskette load/save You must CALL FILES(1) then NEW, then load the program.

 

4 source? data? game? files:SHUTTLE ATTACK Maybe somebody here can tell how to run them.

 

3SHAT1

3SHAT2

3SHAT3

3SHAT4

 

i am STILL looking for PSYBORG by TImagination - c'mon somebody......

 

 

 

THANK YOU! I OWE YOU!!!!!!

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Didn't John T. Dow also create another program similar to this?

 

I think it was Mini Editor/Assembler.

 

Anyone got a copy of that?

 

Yea, thats what I am looking for John T Dow mini editor /Assembler for the mini memory module

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From The Cyc:

 

Mini Editor/Assembler. © John T. Dow, 1982. Complements the Line-by-Line Assembler and the Editor/Assembler command module. The Mini Editor/Assembler requires the Mini Memory module, but is written in TI Basic. This means it executes out of the 16K VDP RAM, which is in the console. [This description is based on a bound manual, but marked "Draft Version" and "The program also needs further testing."]

 

So I guess the one who finds that is very lucky. LOL

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