Do They Know it’s Christmas? Do they Frickin’ know it’s Christmas?! I certainly do, I’ve heard the song enough bloody times. Softaid (Soft Aid) on the other hand is something not many people have heard of. It was the computer industry’s response to the mid 80’s Ethiopian food crisis and included Band Aid’s famous single on the tape. Available for both Commodore 64 and Sinclair Spectrum, the premise was to make a compilation of games, sell it for each system and pass the proceeds to charity. Want to know more? Join me on this short journey.