PDP-8 Disk/Tape Image Information

The software on these images is copyrighted by the original authors. Some have given permission for non commercial use so anything here should not be used for commercial purpose without verifying the license status. If I have anything online which should not be email me at the link below and I will remove it OS-8 License

These images probably are the best choices for playing with:

os8/diag-games-kermit.rk05 -- Various games, diagnostics, and kermit.  Also has driver for the DECtape drive.
os8/focal71-boot-os8.tu56 -- Various Focal games and Focal 71.
etos/etosv5b-demo.rk05 -- ETOS configured with two demo accounts.  Has a few games.

For running these games see Operating Instructionshelp for operating systems and help for games
For the diag-games-kermit image the games are on device RKB0:,  for ETOS they are on SYS:
To see what basic programs are available user direct command e.g.:
DIR RKB0:*.BA   or   DIR SYS:*.BA
To run e.g.:
R BASIC
OLD
RKB0:SPACWR or SYS:GOLF
RUN
^C (control-c) to stop game.

For normal executable .SV format games use normal run command e.g.:
RUN RKB0:ADVENT
 

For the following WPS word proessor images you will either need your own VT52 emulator or wait until I fix the java one so the keypad works.
wps/wps78v3.4.rx01 -- WPS word processor.
wps/wps-8-doc.rx01 -- Empty document disk for drive 1



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