LOADSTAR was one of the very first disk-magazines ever published. In 1982 Jim Mangham got the idea of a monthly magazine on disk filled with programs, graphics and text that people would run on their computer. In 1984 the first issue of LOADSTAR, a magazine for the Commodore 64/128 computer was launched and over the next 15 years and 199 issues, a LOT of stuff was published on these disk magazines. Now, every bit of it has been converted to fit on one CD that you can run on your PC -- and there's still room on the CD for more old LOADSTAR things like music, JPGs of the color covers of the issues. $30.00
Here's some of what you'll get on the CD:
~ All 199 issues of LOADSTAR in .d64 format
~ All 42 issues of LOADSTAR 128 in .d65 format
~ All 21 issues of UpTime (a rival disk magazine that LOADSTAR soundly defeated and bought)
~ JPGs of all of the color covers of the issues when LOADSTAR was sold in stores
~ PDFs of all 73 issues of The LOADSTAR Letter, Jeff Jones' excellent newsletter companion to LOADSTAR
~ MP3s of every song Knees Calhoon ever composed and recorded
~ .d64 files of every LOADSTAR product published separately from the monthly issues: the Compleat Bible,
the Compleat Programmer, all five LOADSTAR Extras, Barbara Schulak's puzzles, etc.
~ All of Dave Marquis' SID and MIDI music
~ All of Walt Harned's artwork -- Walt is the most prolific artist ever for the Commodore computer
~ and whatever else I could find from the historic LOADSTAR archives.
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