Contents of the README.TXT file
Gopher-It Copyright (c) 1992 John Di Troia
This version of Gopher-It is released as Shareware. If you are using
this program and find it to be of value, your contribution of $5
will be appreciated. Regardless of whether you make a contribution or not,
you are encouraged to copy and share this program.
With a Contribution of $12 you will receive:
1. An Original registered copy on 3.5" or 5.25" disk (specify one).
2. A listing of programs available through this author.
3. Notification of upgrades and new product information.
Mail Check or Money Order to:
John Di Troia
5 Mt Pleasant Street
Saugus, MA 01906
Be sure to include your return address, program name and version
number, and type of disk required.
Program Name: Gopher-It
Description: In this game, the purpose is to stop the gophers from
overrunning your lawn. This is done by bopping them
with a (padded) club. Position the mouse cursor over
the gopher (or other critter) and click the left mouse
button. Various points are awarded for each object.
50 points is deducted for each miss hit. A hit-miss
ratio of 50% is required to continue to the next level.
Bonus points are awarded based on the level and amount
the ratio has been exceeded. New objects will appear
and speeds will increase as successive levels are
Operating System: Windows 3.0 and above.
Installation: 1. Copy gopherit.exe to hard disk.
2. Start Windows.
3. Choose 'Run' under program manager's 'File' option.
Type full path of gopherit.exe.
Choose 'File', 'New', 'Program Item' under program
manager. Enter full path of gopherit.exe. Click
twice on newly created icon.
Advanced: Some of the speed settings of Gopher-it are maintained
in Gopherit.ini. These settings may be manually adjusted
to suit your needs. Gopherit.ini is initialized as
SetSpeed=1 /* 1=slow 2=medium 3=fast */
Slow=700 /* gopher appears for 700 milliseconds */
Medium=500 /* 500 milliseconds */
Fast=350 /* 350 milliseconds */