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Issue No. 12 Christmas Special 1984/85

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FEATURES

LLOYD’S LOOK BACK AT 1984

Will 84 get the thumbs-up or the thumbs-down?

READY STEADY GO!

What have Romik got in store for 85?

THE BIGGEST COMMERCIAL BREAK

An in-depth analysis of Imagine’s collapse

SABRE WULF’S JUNGLE ADVENTURE

A short story by Charles Cohen

CRASH READERS AWARDS 1984

The charts — as they stand

1985 CALENDAR

Oli Frey artwork

LOOK FORWARD TO 1985

We look at hardware for 85

ROBIN CANDY’S POKES CORNER

Robin sifts through some pokes

INSIDE CRASH

Exclusive look at how the mag is made

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

And indexes plus ACG winners

CRASH ADVENTURE TRAIL

Derek Brewster’s Victorian Chip

ADVENTURES OF JETMAN

Further frolics of our hero

CRASH HOTLINE

SIGNPOST

FRONTLINE

Angus Ryall soaks up the gin

PLAYING TIPS

NEWS INPUT

THE TERMINAL MAN

CRASH FORUM

Readers air their views

DIY

SILVERSOFT

Win a Unicom modem

FIREBIRD

One Microdrive expansion kit to be won

REALTIME

100 Starstrikes up for grabs!

INCENTIVE

The Ket Trilogy could be yours

ULTIMATE

Will you get the trophy? A new 2 in one!

C.C.S.

100 of their games to be won

CREATIVE SPARKS

Graphic prizes galore!

FREL

5 Comcons; will you win one?

HEWSON CONSULTANTS

Map competition for Avalon

BUG BYTE

100 copies of Turmoil

GILSOFT

The Hollow, Madcap Manor, The Illustrator

OCEAN

Score with Match Day

REVIEWS

See all reviews for this issue at zxspectrumreviews.co.uk

CRASH SMASHES

Underwurlde, Knight Lore, The Runes of Zendos, Boulder Dash
  • ASTRONUT, Software Projects
  • ATRAM, Websters Software
  • BACKPACKERS GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE, Fantasy
  • BLUE RIBAND, C.C.S
  • BOULDER DASH, Front Runner
  • COUNTRY COTTAGES, Sterling Software
  • CYCLONE, Vortex
  • COUNTRY COTTAGES, Sterling Software
  • EUREKA!, Domark
  • THE FALL GUY, Elite
  • FRED’S FAN FACTORY, Software Super Savers
  • INSURGENCY, C.C.S
  • THE KEY TO TIME, Lumpsoft
  • KNIGHT LORE, Ultimate
  • LODE RUNNER, Software Projects
  • LOONY LANDER, Software Super Savers
  • MAFIA CONTRACT, Atlantis
  • MAGIC ROUNDABOUT, CRL
  • MOON LIGHTER, Software Super Savers
  • NEW CYLON ATTACK, New Generation
  • PLUMMET!, Interceptor
  • POLE POSITION, Atarisoft
  • POTTY PIGEON, Gremlin Graphics
  • THE PRINCE, C.C.S
  • RACING PREDICTIONS, Buffer Micros
  • THE RUNES OF ZENDOS, Dorcas
  • SKYRANGER, Microsphere
  • SORCEROR OF CLAYMORGUE CASTLE, Adventure International
  • THE STAFF OF ZARANOL, C.C.S.
  • STEVE DAVIS SNOOKER, C.D.S.
  • THERBO, Arcade Software
  • UNDERWURLDE, Ultimate
  • VOLCANO, Computer Magic
  • WAR ZONE, C.C.S
  • WORLD GLOBE, Eclipse

NEXT ISSUE OUT 24th JANUARY at 85p

Editor
Roger Kean
Consultant editor
Franco Frey
Assistant Editor
Kevin Foster
Production designer
David Western
Art editor
Oliver Frey
Adventure editor
Derek Brewster
Staff Writer
Lloyd Mangram
Contributing writers
Matthew Uffindell, Chris Passey, Robin Candy
Client liaison
John Edwards
Subscription manager
Denise Roberts
Cover by
Oliver Frey