I got to go to the Atari Faire on friday, Sept. 16th.
The faire started at 12:00 noon and lasted until 8:00 pm saturday. I got Denny and my father to watch the
kids for me, and Tippy picked me up around 11:00.
The faire didn't have nearly as many people there as last year's faire. I
don't think friday was a particularly good day to have a computer faire, especially after school had
There weren't too many things there for the 8-bits, (darned few is most like
it!)but there were some things new and exciting,
like a desktop program that makes the 8-bit look almost like an ST and even uses a mouse.
Most of the other things there probably wouldn't interest you too much, as
they were mainly programming aides and DOS
I found several items to spend money on, but mostly I used my visa card.
A few places accepted cash as well!
Federated was offering 1040 ST color systems at a very low cost -- compared
to normal -- but I didn't buy one. I figured it would be too great a shock for you if I went that far!