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2 (7 September 1993)
KeyBang Software -- 1(800)KEYBANG
Distributed by Walnut Creek CDROM:
(KeyBang is not yet available on CDROM)
KeyBang is intended to provide a constructive means for young
children to interact with your computer. KeyBang is
entertaining so it encourages children toward the computer.
It also provides a secure barrier between children and
computer data so parents can feel comfortable with this
KeyBang traps all mouse and keyboard input to your Amiga
and responds with polygons, images and sounds. The images
and sounds are IFF ILBM and 8SVX files which you can create
with most Amiga image and sound editors. A large set of
images and sounds are supplied with KeyBang. KeyBang also
reads special Multimedia files which allow its behavior to
be programmed. You can learn to program KeyBang yourself
or use modules provided by KeyBang Software.
Under AmigaDOS 2.0 and greater, KeyBang can be installed as
a screen blanker to activate itself if you leave your Amiga
unattended. It can also be made to run in any available
Version 1 of KeyBang was released as shareware just over a
year ago. It lacked the ability to display IFF ILBM images
and to be installed as a screen blanker. It also wasn't
programmable with the special multimedia files.
KeyBang is compatible with AmigaDOS 1.3 and higher. Under
1.3 it runs on PAL and NTSC machines. Under AmigaDOS
versions 2 and greater KeyBang can use any screenmode
available on your system. It can be installed on a hard
disk (Which will make loading images and sounds much
GETTING KeyBang VERSION 1
KeyBang version 1 was uploaded to grind.isca.uiowa.edu
The file name is /amiga/misc/KeyBang1.0.lzh
KeyBang version 2 is currently only available from
Walnut Creek CDROM.
$19.95 (US) including shipping.
KeyBang version 2 is commercial.
Shareware donors for KeyBang version 1 will receive a free
copy of KeyBang version 2. As a consequence, shareware
donations for KeyBang version 1 will no longer be accepted.
Thank you to those of you who supported this project in its