Contents of the EGATREK.TXT file
Version 2.3 August 29, 1990
92 Bishop Drive
Framingham, MA 01701-6540
DESCRIPTION: EGATrek simulates the captains console of a starship, and
places you in command during an invasion by enemy ships. Your task is
to conquer all enemy ships in your assigned portion of the galaxy, using
your ship and its weapons as efficiently as possible.
You are scored on the time you take to complete your mission (IF you
complete it!), plus other bonuses such as rescues, number of enemy ships
REQUIREMENTS: EGATrek runs in 640x350, 16 color EGA graphics, thus an
EGA card or better (VGA cards support EGA graphics modes) is required.
SHAREWARE: EGATrek is distributed as Shareware. You are free to try
the game and make copies for others. If you continue to use the
game, however, you are asked to pay the author the registration fee
of $15 to support continued development of this and other software;
in return you'll receive a copy of the latest version of the game. A
"deluxe" version with binder, printed manual and quick reference card
is available for $22. Disk vendors may include EGATrek in their
catalog provided a copy of the catalog is supplied to the author.
FILES: The files included in EGATrek v2.3 are as follows:
TREK.EXE EGATrek program
TREK.DOC Documentation (instructions)
TREK.REF Quick command reference
ORDERFRM.TXT Registration form ready for printing
EGATREK.TXT This file
All these files MUST be included when distributing this program. If
you archive the program for distribution through BBS's, please use
the name EGATRK23.ZIP (or .ARC, .PAK, etc. as appropriate).
SUPPORT: Support for this software is provided through the )(evious
BBS. Call 508-875-3618 or 617-449-7322 (300/1200/2400/9600HST, 8N1)
and leave a C)omment for the sysop. The latest version will always
be available there first. Mail support is also available; please
include an SASE with your request. Finally, you can contact the
author by CompuServe's email system. Address to Nels Anderson
AVAILABLE SOFTWARE: Other software which I've either written or
EGATREK: Space strategy battle game, using full EGA graphics.
Based on the classic star trek type games, including
maps, graphics, communications and even a view outside
the ship. Winner of Public Brand Software's 1988
"...simply an amazing program, full of surprises and
-- ProGamer Magazine, Series 2, Volume 8
"EGATrek is such a well-designed game, if you don't have
EGA hardware, it's a good reason to upgrade."
-- Shareware Magazine, July-August 1990
MAHJONGG: Addictive solitaire game played with Chinese tiles. Very
easy to learn but always a challenge to win. Many game
options including timed games, tournaments, etc. Also
allows loading optional tile sets (tile editor included).
Supports EGA and Hercules graphics; mouse optional.
"Gorgeous board and tiles, challenging and addictive play."
-- PCWorld Magazine, December 1988
"...a visual feast and a mental workout."
-- Compute! Magazine, April 1989
TILESETS: Several collections of tile sets created by various
Mah Jongg fans are available. Each collection includes
at least ten tile sets. Requires Mah Jongg v3.3 or later.
CIPHER: A word puzzle game, yet it uses hi-res VGA or EGA graphics
to run (mouse optional). Also will run in color text mode.
Includes over 30 puzzles to solve; registered version comes
with over 200 additional puzzles. You can also enter your
own already encrypted puzzles.
SHOOT: "Shooting Gallery" is a colorful arcade game with several
different rounds to test your aim and reflexes, including
skeet, quick draw, carnival type shooting range and a wild
west shootout. Uses 320x200, 256 color mode and a mouse to
play. Requires VGA or MCGA.
"Shooting Gallery is seven rounds of pure fun!"
-- Patrick Grote
"...one of the most entertaining, colorful, action-packed
and challenging games I have seen."
-- Vulcan's Compute Monthly, August 1990
SUPERFLY: An action game using hi-res EGA/VGA graphics. Chase the
flies and other insects through twenty different rounds.
Includes three levels of difficulty, hall of fame, shell
to DOS, etc.
"RATING: 10.0" (highest rating)
-- Patrick Grote
MOUSTOOL: A collection of utilities for Turbo Pascal programmers
wishing to incorporate mouse input in their programs.
Sample programs included for both EGA and CGA graphics.
SOUNDPAS: A collection of utilities for Turbo Pascal programmers
to add music and sound effects to their programs. Includes
units for interrupt and real time sounds.
BASSTOUR: (Written by Dick Olsen). Game that simulates a fishing
tournament, including rod and lure selection. Runs in
EGA/CGA/Hercules graphics modes. Uses many of the
utilities from MOUSTOOL.
BASSMAP: Companion program for BassTour which allows lakes to be
created or modified. EGA and CGA versions provided.
These programs are probably available on your favorite BBS or from
your favorite disk vendors. To register them or to order direct, use
the form in the file "orderfrm.txt" which is all ready to print. The
"deluxe" version includes the registered software on diskette, plus a
binder and printed manual (some programs also include quick reference
cards). The standard version includes just the diskette with the
registered software. You can also use your VISA or MasterCard to
order on-line thru the support BBS, Xevious, at 508-875-3618. Use
"DOOR 15" to order.
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EGATrek is copyright (c) 1988-1990 by Nels Anderson. All rights reserved.
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