About the Author

David Ahl is the well-known author of more than 20 books covering the educational and recreational applications of computers, including the best-selling BASIC Computer Games and More BASIC Computer Games. In 1974, he founded Creative Computing magazine, the first consumer magazine devoted to personal computers. David has also written for such publications as National Geographic World, Travel Weekly, Omni, Science Digest, The New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor.

The manuscript for this book was prepared and submitted to Microsoft Press in electronic form. Text files were processed and formatted using Microsoft Word.

Cover and interior text design by Becker Design Associates

Cover illustration by Scott McDougall

Principal typographer: Christopher Banks

Principal production artist: Becky Johnson

The screen displays were created on the IBM Personal Computer and printed on the Hewlett Packard LaserJet.

Text composition by Microsoft Press in Baskerville and display in Univers 49, using the CCI–400 composition system and the Mergenthaler Linotron 202 digital phototypesetter.

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