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Issue No. 2 MARCH 1984

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FEATURES

BELOW US THE SHADOWS, ABOVE US THE STARS

Profile on Starzone, and on Steve Turner.

FLYING HIGH!

We look at computer retail outlets. In this, the first of an occasional series, the CRASH team checks out W.H.Smith.

ARTICLES

PARDON ME, I’LL SAY THAT AGAIN

Franco Frey interfaces with the Currah Microspeech unit.

LEARNING AT PLAY

We begin an occasional look at educational software and some reviews.

REGULARS

EDITORIALYOUR LETTERS

Plus Advertisers Index and Reviews.

NEWS INPUT

A brief roundup for the month.

RUN IT AGAIN

In our second comparison we ROLL OUT THE BARREL and take a look at KONG games.

THE TERMINAL MAN

Comic Strip excitement as shipwrecked Arcadians discover the true identity of Cross...

DIY

FANTASY/CRASH SUPER QUIZ

CRASH HOTLINE CHARTS

The phones have been buzzing! This month we publish Britain’s first ever top selling software chart compiled from votes.

CRASH QUIZ

Test your knowledge of Adventure games.

GUIDE

FROGGY

Pick of the month from among the established games that are available.

SPECTRUM SOFTWARE GUIDE

Pages and pages reviewing both old and new games.

REVIEWS IN THIS ISSUE

INCLUDE GAMES FROM Ultimate, Silversoft, Mikrogen, Rabbit, Mikrogen, Rabbit, Microsphere, Software Projects, Micromega, C.D.S. and many, many others.
  • ABC, Artic
  • ALCHEMIST, Imagine
  • ANDROID 2, Vortex*
  • APPLE JAM, DK’Tronics
  • ATIC ATAC, Ultimate*
  • BATTLE 1917, C.C.S.
  • BIRDS & THE BEES, Bug-Byte
  • THE BIRDS, Rabbit
  • BUBBLE TROUBLE, Arcade
  • BULL TABLES, Lotus-Soft
  • CASTLE BLACKSTAR, S.C.R.
  • CHUCKIE EGG, A&F
  • CRUISE ATTACK, Mikrogen
  • DIMENSION DESTRUCTORS, Artic
  • DODGE CITY, Phoenix
  • DOOMSDAY CASTLE, Fantasy
  • EARTH DEFENCE, Artic
  • ENERGY 30,000, E.L.M.
  • FIGHTER PILOT, Digital Integration
  • FREEZ’BEES, Silversoft
  • FRENCH IS FUN, C.D.S.
  • GAMES DESIGNER, Quicksilva
  • THE GUARDIAN, P.S.S.
  • HOUSE OF THE LIVING DEAD, Phipps Assoc.
  • HUMPTY DUMPTY MYSTERY, Widgit
  • HUNCHBACK, Ocean
  • I’M IN SHOCK, Artic
  • KNOCKOUT, Mikrogen
  • KRAKATOA, Abbex*
  • LASERWARP, Mikrogen
  • MAGIC MEANIES, C.D.S.
  • MICROBOT, Softek
  • MR. WIMPY, Ocean
  • MOUNTAINS OF KET, Incentive
  • 1984, Incentive
  • OMEGA RUN, C.R.L.
  • PAINTBOX, Print’n’Plotter
  • PARATROOPERS, Rabbit
  • PATHFINDER, Widgit
  • PAT THE POSTMAN, Mikrogen
  • PI-EYED, Automata
  • POTTY PAINTER, Rabbit
  • PUNCHY, Mr Micro
  • THE PYRAMID, Fantasy
  • ROBOT RIOT, Silversoft
  • ROBOT RUNNER, Longman
  • ROMMEL’S REVENGE, Crystal
  • SCUBA DIVE, Durell*
  • SPECIAL AGENT, Heinemann
  • SPEED DUEL, DK’Tronics
  • STARCLASH, Micromega
  • STONKERS, Imagine
  • SUPER SNAILS, Games Machine
  • THRUSTA, Software Projects
  • TRIAD, Amba
  • WHEELIE, Microsphere*

* New Game of the Month

NEXT MONTH

Issue 3 (April) will be on sale from Friday 16th March.

  • CRASH readers talk to Sinclair
  • RUN IT AGAIN takes command of Missile Command
  • Crash Readers Questionnaire — your chance to tell us how to do it!
  • Plus the news roundup, reviews, articles and guide.
Editor
Roger Kean
Designer
Oliver Frey
Consultant editor
Franco Frey
Staff Writers
Lloyd Mangram, Rod Bellamy
Advertisement Manager
John Edwards
Production Designer
Michael Arienti
Cover illustration
Oliver Frey