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Issue No. 4 May 1984

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FEATURES

THE QUILL DRIPS GOLD

We look at Gilsoft’s The Quill utility and progeny

REVIEWER’S COMPETITION

Results and the three winners’ reviews

REMBRANDT & CO

CRASH looks at and compares some draw utilities

ARTICLES

ZX MICRODRIVE

The legendary beast appears for real

CHATTING UP YOUR SWEET TALKING FRIEND

Cheetah meets Micro Command

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

Index to Reviews and Advertisers. Comment on piracy

CRASH FORUM

Your letters plus Cheats’ Corner

NEWS UPDATE

A brief roundup for the month.

THE ADVENTURE TRAIL

Derek Brewster sets off

RUN IT AGAIN

Fourth in our comparison series, we look at ‘Pengo’ games

THE TERMINAL MAN

Cross and Co in the wicked city of Kebwob

DIY

CRASH QUIZ & ANSWERS

INCENTIVE CRASH COMPETITION

Over £1,000 in prizes to win!

CRASH HOTLINE

Top 50 favourite programs for May

GUIDE

VELNOR’S LAIR

Pick of the month from among the established games

SPECTRUM SOFTWARE GUIDE

Board games, simulations, strategies and adventures
  • 3D LUNATTACK, Hewson
  • AD ASTRA, Gargoyle Games
  • ADDER ATTACK, Mogul
  • ADVENTURES OF ST BERNARD, Carnell
  • AFRICA GARDENS, Gilsoft
  • BARSAK THE DWARF, Gilsoft
  • BRAD (BLASTS THE GALACTIC BARBARIANS), Express
  • CHUCKMAN, C.C.I.
  • THE CITY, Terminal
  • CODENAME MAT, Micromega
  • CRASH, Mogul
  • DEFENDA, Interstella
  • THE DEVIL RIDES IN, Carnell
  • DI-LITHIUM LIFT, Hewson
  • DRAGONSBANE, Ouicksilva
  • ED-ON, C.C.I.
  • ENCOUNTER, Severn
  • ESKIMO EDDIE, Ocean
  • 4STAR, J.K Greye
  • G-FORCE, Eurobyte
  • GLUG-GLUG, C.R.L.
  • GRID-BUG, C.C.I.
  • HANDICAP GOLF, C.R.L.
  • JET SET WILLY, Software Projects
  • KNIGHT DRIVER, Hewson
  • MAGIC CASTLE, Gilsoft
  • MILLIONAIRE, Incentive
  • MINDBENDER, Gilsoft
  • MISSION 1, Missionsoft
  • MOON BUGGY, Visions
  • OLYMPIMANIA, Automata
  • ORC ATTACK, Creative Sparks (Thorn EMI)
  • ORION, Software Projects
  • PEDRO, Imagine
  • PINBALL WIZARD, CP Software
  • POGO, Ocean
  • POTTY PLANTER, Mogul
  • QUEST FOR THE HOLY GRAIL, Dream
  • THE QUILL, Gilsoft
  • RAPEDES, Visions
  • SAM SPADE, Silversoft
  • SHEER PANIC, Visions
  • SORCERY, Virgin
  • SPACE SHUTTLE, Microdeal
  • SPACE STATION ZEBRA, Beyond
  • SPYPLANE, Gilsoft
  • STAR WARRIOR, Visions
  • THEY SAY THE WORLD WILL DIE BY FIRE & ICE, Electric
  • THUNDERHAWK, Lyversoft
  • THE TIME MACHINE, Digital Fantasia
  • TOWER OF EVIL, Creative Sparks (Thorn EMI)
  • TRASHMAN, New Generation
  • TRIBBLE TRUBBLE, Software Projects
  • TWO GUN TURTLE, Lothlorien
Editor
Roger Kean
Consultant editor
Franco Frey
Production designer
David Western
Art editor
Oliver Frey
Client liaison
John Edwards
Staff Writer
Lloyd Mangram
Contributing writers
Matthew Uffindell, Chris Passey
Subscription manager
Denise Roberts
Cover by
Oliver Frey