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Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:18 am
by OldComputerGuy
I picked this one up recently. It has the two carts and some floppies, also.

Re: Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:44 pm
by Trixter
It's fairly common. But that doesn't make it less interesting; it is really funny (to me) that you jam two carts into the system and it still requires a floppy drive to load more program binaries, all to shoehorn it into a 128KB system.

Re: Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:54 pm
by Brutman
Well, to be fair the majority of the spreadsheet code is on the two cartridges. The floppies have auxiliary programs, like PrintGraph ..

It wasn't a particularly rare set of cartridges. And trying to stuff a major, first rate productivity program into that packaging was a noble effort. :D

Re: Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:57 pm
by Trixter
Yeah, it definitely gets props for getting it working. Someday when I have loads of free time, I'd like to disassemble the ROMs to see what program code and data are inside them.

Re: Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:27 pm
by Meknapp
Trixter wrote:Yeah, it definitely gets props for getting it working. Someday when I have loads of free time, I'd like to disassemble the ROMs to see what program code and data are inside them.


This is definitely on my To-Do list also!

Re: Lotus 1-2-3 Cart version rare?

PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:28 pm
by Shaos
Now I also have it :)

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