Type-in Mania: When Software was Handcrafted

Jim and Charlie Gerrie's 8-Bit BASIC Software

Venn Software

Software for MS-DOS

Download VENN21.EXE
or Run Online
Venn Diagram Quiz Program
Download LOGIC53.ZIP
or Run Online
Formal Logic 'Proof' Processor (You'll need DOSBox to run this)
MANUAL53.TXT  Instruction manual for Logical Theorist 5.3


JGGAMES.zipEmulator DSK images of our Coco Basic games
Dragon_JimGerrie.zipXROAR cassette images of our Dragon 32/64 games
VMC-10 EmulatorVer. 0.73i (2020) Includes latest programs repo
JimGLv1Packed.DSKNitrOS9 Lv 1 programs in one emulator .DSK file
JimGLv2Packed.DSKNitrOS9 Lv 2 programs in one emulator .DSK file
Latest OS9 SourceLv 1 & 2 programs as text files on Github

Software for OS-9

Pie2.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Pie Graph Program
peg.lzhOS-9 Lv2 Peg Jump Game
nfl.lzhOS-9 Lv2 Football Simulation
subhunt.lzhOS-9 Lv2 Anti-submarine Game
Mines.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Minesweeper Game
Minefield.lzhOS-9 Lv2  Minesweeper Game
Golf_Tower.lzhOS-9 Lv2  Golf Simulation and Towers of Hanoi
Life3.lzhOS-9 Lv2 & Lv1 John Conway's Life Simulation (C source)
BombAway.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Dueling Cannons Game
Galisat.lzhOS-9 Lv2  Track Jupiter's Moons
Poker.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Poker Game (old)
Poker.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Poker Game (new)
sentinel.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Shoot'em Up Game
blackjack.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Blackjack Game
Invade.lzhOS-9 Lv1 Space Invaders Game and C Source

Classic Type-in Programs for Micro Color Basic

WIZCASTL.C10Wizard's Castle by Joseph Power
STARTRAD.C10Star Traders by Dave Kaufman
TELENGRD.C10Telengard by Daniel Lawrence
GARGOYLE.C10Gargoyle Castle by Kit Domenico
WOODS.C10In the Woods by Ken Fujisawa
THOLIAN.C10Barry Adams' Encounter in the Near Tholian Sector
QUEST1.C10Brian Reynold's TRS-80 Classic
TUTSTOMB.C10Greg Hassett's Pyramid Adventure
TREASURE.C10Treasure Dungeon by David E. White
BULLS.C10Bulls & Bears by Speakeasy Software
DOGSTAR.C10Lance Micklus' Classic Adventure
CSS.C10Chess Game by Dieter Steinwender
RESCUE.C10Space Rescue Matt Rutter & Softside Magazine
DOGFIGHT.C10Dogfight by S. Gibbons
ORIENT.C10The Orient Express by David H. Ahl
LOSTGOLD.C10Lost Dutchman's Gold by Bob Liddil and Teri Li
GALADV1.C10Galaxy Trek 1 & 2 by Howard Batie
SWARMS.C10Swarms by Rand K. Miller
MOUNTAIN.C10The High Mountains by Paul Braithwaite
PARAVIA.C10Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio by George Blank
ELGON.C10The Treasure of Elgon by Keith Hawthorn
BASEBALL.C10Mark Sawusch 1000 Things To Do with Your PC
DOMINOES.C10Dominoes by Peter Kirsch
LUMPIES.C10Lumpies of Lotis IV by John and Jeff Klein
PITMAN.C10Yutaka Isokawa's Classic Puzzle
UBOAT.C10U-Boat Simulation by Ralph Hopkins
VESPOZIA.C10The Vespozian Affair by Keith Campbell
ADVENT1.C10Adventureland by Scott Adams
OURANOS.C10Commodore Pet Classic by Kathy Higby
SABOTAGE.C10Ray Sato Text Adventure
DND.C10Dungeons & Dragons by Peter Trefonas
ANDROMED.C10Andromeda Conquest by Avalon Hill
RAINMAZE.C10Maze Race Game by James Garon

Original Basic Recodings of Classic Programs

ADVENTRAtari Adventure by Warren Robinett
SHOPLIFT.C10Shoplifting Boy by Hiroshi Suzuki
GAME2048.C102048 Puzzle by Gabriele Cirulli
COLOSSAL.C10Will Crowther's Colossal Cave Adventure
SOKOBAN.C10Sokoban by Hiroyuki Imabayashi
MONSTER.C10Robert Abbott'sTheseus and the Minotaur Puzzle
CAVERN.C10Cavern 2160 Takaya Arita
BATLBOTS.C10Silas Warner's Robotwar
DICEWARS.C10Dice Wars by Taro Ito
LIFE.C10John Conway's Famous Life Simulation

Other Stuff

SENTINEL.C10Game from the mind of Charlie Gerrie
DUNGHELP.TXTInstructions for my D&D game DUNGEON.C10
TEXT2.TXTInstructions for MCTEXT.C10
Logical Theorist 5.3

Type-in Mania classic BASIC programs page...
Screenshots of our modern games...
Our text adventures page...

Play our Classic BASIC Type-in Games
Go to our Early BASIC AI Programs Page
Play our Other 8-bit BASIC Game Ports
Play our BASIC Text Adventures
Play our Recodings of Classic 8-bit Games
Try BASIC Educational Software
Play our Original BASIC Games
Games from our Star Trek Collection
Games from our Australasian Collection


Visit our TRS-80 MC-10 Programming Blog
Visit our YouTube Channel
Visit our GitHub Software Repository
WAV files of Our programs on Google Drive

Jim's Hobbies Page

Competitive Programming Awards

  1. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2023: 2nd Place Experts Rating PUR-120  
  2. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2022: Expert's Rating Top 10 EXTREM-256  
  3. ASCII Basic Game 10Liner Jam 2021: 2nd Place
  4. The Double-Do 2020 Colour Program Category: Runner-up   
  5. Asimov Programming Award 2019 
  6. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2019: Top 10 PUR-120 
  7. Github: Top 75 Computer Games developers  
  8. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2018: Top 10 EXTREM-256  
  9. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2018: Top 10 PUR-120 
  10. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2016: Top 10 EXTREM-256  
  11. Homeputerium BASIC Tenliners 2016: Top 10 PUR-120 
  12. January RetroChallenge Competition 2016 Winner 
  13. RetroMañía 2014: 1st Place
  14. A CoCo Coding Contest: 3rd place
  15. Retrospectiva 2012: Winner 8-Bit Basic Game Category
  16. Asimov Programming Awards 2007: 2nd Prize
  17. Asimov Programming Awards 2007: 1st Prize

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