GFX News Vol 1, Number 2

March 1994


[*] GFX News --- March Issue --- 3/94 [*]

A NEW magazine that brings you the latest

computer NEWS and REVIEWS in full-screen,

Super VGA, high-resolution GraFiX! Truly, a

cut above the rest of the 'zines out today!


Thanks for taking the time to download the March 1994 issue of

"GFX News"

(Pronounced "jee-eff-ex News")

GFX News comes from the same creators as GIF News, another

magazine launched back in November 1988.

Each page of the magazine is stored in .GIF file format.

GIF viewers are widespread and freely available so finding one

should not prove to be difficult. This issue of GFX News uses

screen resolution of 640x480 pixels in 256 colors.

Each .GIF file represents one page of the magazine. They are

ordered in the following way, so you know what page you are reading:

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GFX News Year Month Page Number

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In this archive the following files should be included: [Volume 1 Number 2 Released: Mar 8, 1994]

contest.txt <--- Information about the "Design My Logo" contest

file_id.diz <--- BBS file descriptor

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I hope you enjoy reading the March issue of GFX News. Your comments

are greatly appreciated. Donations gladly accepted to help defray the

cost of production and distribution. Here's how to contact GFX News:

By Internet E-mail:

Prodigy E-mail: xpjd96b

US Snail Mail: Eric Hsiao

35 Davis Dr

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


Fax line: Coming soon...

Voice mail: Coming soon...

Official GFX News BBS: The Bloom-Beacon Picayune

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Official GFX News Internet FTP Site:


Special notice: The GFX News FTP site will be down temporarily from

mid-May to late-August for the summer. Meanwhile, I

will need to find a substitute FTP site during those

months. If you are a system administrator of a site

and wish to help out with the internet distribution

of GFX News, please contact me ASAP.


Welcome to the first in many GFX News sponsored contests.

For this contest, we need you to draw a GFX News logo. The

logo must not be bigger than a 640x120 pixel box. The maximum

number of colors you can use is 256.

Besides getting your work shown in an issue, you could take

first place and win Sierra's Freddy Pharkas Frontier Pharmacist

game on IBM 3.5" disks. The runner-up will win Aris' MPC Wizard

2.0 on IBM CD-ROM. I know these aren't big budget prizes, but

hey - GFX News isn't a big budget production (yet).

Legal mumble-jumble: Void where prohibited. Entry deadline:

April 15, 1994 (Tax time). You can enter as many submissions as

you like. Judges decisions are final. Not responsible for lost

entries. All entries and submissions become the property of

GFX News. Winners will be announced in the May 1994 issue.

To submit your entry, you can do it one of several ways:

1. Upload it to the official GFX News FTP site: in

the /pub/gfx-news/submit directory

2. Upload it to the official GFX News BBS: Bloom-Beacon Picayune

(919) 557-3845 v.terbo

3. UUENCODE it and E-mail it to:

4. Mail it on disk to: Eric Hsiao

35 Davis Dr

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709