CRASH

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Issue No. 8 September 1984

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FEATURES

TIR NA NOG

A CRASH exclusive preview of an amazing ‘computer movie’ from Gargoyle Games

DOWN YOUR WAY

The compact Downsway programmable interface

WHITE LIGHTNING

An Oasis of graphics design

THE LEGEND OF AVALON

A CRASH exclusive preview of Hewson’s newest game

COMCOCTION

We take a look at a unique new programmable interface

ARTICLES

THE VIRGIN SORCERER

David Western talks to Virgin Games programmer Martin Wheeler

KEYBOARD WARLORDS

A profile of wargamers MC Lothlorien

REBIRTH OF THE THINGS

How Crystal became Design Design and another exclusive CRASH preview of their super-fast Dark Star

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

and indexes

CRASH FORUM

Lloyd surfaces again from his expense chits

NEWS INPUT

A brief roundup for the month.

CRASHBACK

Looks at six months back and further

THE ADVENTURE TRAIL

Derek Brewster rips his shirt apart and turns green

SIGNPOST

Your adventure problems and answers

THE ADVENTURES OF JETMAN

Beyond the Eye of Oktup

CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHART

PLAYING TIPS

Plus map of Antics

THE TERMINAL MAN

Cross & Co. enter the Burning Land

DIY

BUG-BYTE COMPETITION

100 Rapscallions to be won!

CRASH QUIZ

GILSOFT GOLD COMPETITION

Over £1000 of adventure software to win!

CRASH SMASHES

Black Hawk, Match Point

ADVENTURE SMASH — THE HULK

And plenty more from everyone else
  • ATLANTIS, M and J Software
  • ATHLETE, Buffer Micro
  • BLACK HAWK, Creative Sparks
  • BLOCKBUSTER, Compusound
  • CONQUEST, Cheetah Soft
  • DECOR WRECKERS, Scorpio
  • ELECTION, Mastertronic
  • FALL OF ROME, Argus Press Software
  • FORMULA ONE, Spirit Software
  • THE HULK, Adventure International
  • THE INFERNO, Richard Shepherd
  • MACHINE CODE TUTOR, New Generation
  • MATCH POINT, Psion/Sinclair
  • MICRO OLYMPICS, Database
  • PLANETFALL, Argus Press Software
  • RAINY DAY, C.C.S.
  • SPECTIPEDE, Mastertronic
  • SPOOF, Runesoft
  • S.O.S., Visions
  • STAGECOACH, Creative Sparks
  • TANK TRAX, Mastertronic
  • VOYAGE INTO THE UNKNOWN, Mastertronic
  • WARRIORS REVENGE, Video Force
  • WHITE LIGHTNING, Oasis
  • ZAPPER, Anco Software
Editor
Roger Kean
Consultant editor
Franco Frey
Production designer
David Western
Art editor
Oliver Frey
Adventure editor
Derek Brewster
Staff Writer
Lloyd Mangram
Contributing writers
Matthew Uffindell, Chris Passey
Client liaison
John Edwards
Subscription manager
Denise Roberts
Circulation manager
Tom Hamilton
Cover by
Oliver Frey