Press any key to see the next random number. The com- puter screen will show you what the music’s doing as you play and how to control it. Your en- lire family will enjoy Squish ‘Em; it’s a great game to watch even if it’s not your turn to play. This might be .562391, .29171, or some other decimal fraction. Frequency — In general terms, this determines how high- or low-pitched a sound might be (not how loud or soft). A soprano has a higher fre- quency range than a baritone. Either that, or your computer actually calculates your guesses, in an overall pattern, based on prior moves. If you keep pressing «e,» for instance, it will start guessing «e» most of the time. If you make guesses in rapid suc- cession, a form of «cheating» oc- curs—the computer always wins.
Just move the cursor to the desired cell, type F7 to get into the edit mode and use the normal editing keys to change the cell contents. Any wear will shorten the life of a disk a tiny bit. But if all is correct and you press Y, you win the banana. But if you’re impatient and would like to produce some sweet sounds in a hurry, then read on. We’re going to examine some of the products that can turn your VIC or 64 into an in- credible melody machine, a sound ef- fects factory, or even a talking entity.
Mario has to climb up ladders, jump over careening barrels and duck flying firefoxes. Ah, but love’s labor is lost. It seems that each time Mario gets to the top and a rescue is imminent, Donkey Kong snatches her away again. The Template modules are interac- tive overlay programs supplied on in- dividual disks. And it gives you not just «rinky-dink» notes like those of a cheap toy piano, but everything from rich, mellow tones reminiscent of a cathedral organ to «funky» sounds or enough distor- tion for even the most avid new wave or heavy metal affi- cionado.