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Day 2 dawned cool and overcast, everything wet from the thunderstorm of the night before. We trudged off to Breakfast at IHOP, just across the highway, under the freeway and down a couple of blocks past traffic signals that never give "walk" signals. Breakfast caused us few problems, but things edible took a turn for the worse at lunchtime. The thunderstorm apparently knocked out power to about 300 houses in the area, which was the excuse IHOP gave us for taking more than 90 minutes to cook our lunch.
Preparing the computer room for the day's activities.
Dale trying to get his DOS files transferred onto an Adam disk.
Ron trying to get his Windows computer to
Richard Clee gave a very thoughtful presentation on the state of
the Adam community, and also gave his assessment on the future
of get-togethers such as this one.
A demonstration of how to convert graphics from
various IBM formats to PowerPaint formats for the Adam using
Dale's presentation concerned how to write a
supergame. Session 1 concerned how to plan your
menu map and what types of graphics can be used.
The demo game uses screen mode 1 and can redefine
many of the pre-defined text characters which then fit together
into backgrounds and characters.
C. Murray McCullough gave a very entertaining and
interesting presentation of his view on the history
I'm disappointed that I can't show you Murray's
wonderful renditions of the sound effects of microcomputer
machinery of the past. You just have to make do with
checking out Murray's
Microcomputer History Web Page.
Here is Bart in his best directorial style. The equipment wasn't
co-operating for Guy Bona's session, so Zonker declared that
suppertime was upon us.
The audience in the demo room, hard at work
doing whatever are the things that AdamCon
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