MasterType (C64 and Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Mindscape - 1985 USA, Canada Release

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Product ID 50047-85923
Product UPC 050047859239
Platform(s) C64 and Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Mindscape
Category(s) Education, Typing
Recommended age(s) Ages 7 to Adult
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

MasterType. The typing instruction game.
The easiest way ever to learn to type and to get the most out of your computer.

MasterType is the typing instruction program that's fun, not intimidating. MasterType combines the fast action of arcade games with the proven techniques to develop your typing skills. Your score, words per minute speed, number of words typed and number of mistakes are tracked to monitor your progress.

"Would you believe that learning to type could get your adrenaline pumping?" - PC Magazine

To improve your speed and accuracy, MasterType now includes finger positioning drills, sentence typing lessons, and improved scoring and skill measurements. A flexible system allows you to create custom drills for your own special needs.

"It is hard to imagine a more clever way to teach touch typing." - Family Computing

From the four corners of the screen enemy words and letters hurl missiles at your command ship. Your defense? The powerful MasterType wizard, who zaps words as fast as you can type them. Find out how much fun it can be to become a master typist with MasterType!

Rated excellent by Info World in performance, documentation, ease of use and error handling.

Also, look for these other exceptional Mindscape productivity products: MasterType's Write and MasterType's Filer.

System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 48K
Required RAM 64K

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