FEATURES

THE 64K SPECTRUM

We get an early look at a cunning new add-on from Mikro-Gen which will lead to bigger games on your machine.

COMPUTER RENTALS LIMITED

Roger Kean zooms off to get the inside story of CRL, the people behind ROCKY HORROR SHOW, the game, amongst other things...

PULL OUT POSTER

With all these fighting games on the Spectrum, Oliver Frey decided it was time to give you all a treat.

THE STUFF OF LEGEND

John Peel agrees to give Jeremy Spencer the Scoop on KOMPLEX CITY — but he has to work for it!

THE SINCLAIR STORY

Part Five looks at the C5, and includes a mini-review.

BEHIND THE MIRROR

John Minson peeks into Mirrorsoft, part of Robert Maxwell’s empire — now not the only bit which involves the Spectrum!

A BIT OF FUN

See for yourself...

ON THE COVER

This month’s featured artist is RICH SHENFIELD, who was with Quicksilva in the early days.

DIY

MONTY GOES RUNNING

So could you, in a designer track suit in this Gremlin Graphic competition.

LEISURE GENIUS OFFER MONOPOLY AND CLEUDO

A chance to win two of the better boardgames to play on and with your rubber-keyed chum

WAY OF THE EXPLODING FIST

Bang! Your chance to pick up one of a hundred copies of this fighting extravaganza from Melbourne House

CRASH QUIZ

Something a little different this month...

ARNHEM

We spare you the ignominy of winning Angus Ryall, and have persuaded CCS to offer 50 copies of their wargame Arnhem instead

The next issue of CRASH will be on sale from 29 August. Make sure you get a copy, and we won’t sulk. Deal?

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

plus indexes to advertisers and games reviewed

NEWS INPUT

A quick look at what’s happening

CRASH FORUM

In which Lloyd looks at your literary works...

PLAYING TIPS

Robin Candy shows you how, and announces the results for the mega-brill Pokes Competition. Also a map of SHADOWFIRE in Glorious Olicolour, and DYNAMITE DAN cartography.

CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHART

LLOYD MANGRAM’S HALL OF SLIME

More mutilated mug-shots, gore and high scores

ADVENTURES OF JETMAN

Spaceship trouble for our hero in his quest for the Eye of Oktup

ADVENTURE TRAIL

Derek gets involved in the world of espionage, and one or two other strange worlds to boot...

SIGNPOST

Help and tips on adventures, together with your letters and an invitation to become a SUPERHERO!

CRASH COURSE

Once more into the background jungle with our intrepid Educational Software Reviewer

RESULTS

In which your ’umble Competition Minion sorts his mail.
  • Publishing Executive Roger Kean
  • Editor Graeme Kidd
  • Technical Editor Franco Frey
  • Art Editor Oliver Frey
  • Production Designer David Western
  • Software Editor Jeremy Spencer
  • Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
  • Strategy Reviewer Angus Ryall
  • Staff Writer Lloyd Mangram
  • Contributing Writers Matthew Uffindell, Chris Passey, Robin Candy, Ben Stone, John Minson, Mark Hamer
  • Client Liaison John Edwards
  • Subscription Manager Denise Roberts
  • Mail Order Carol Kinsey

Cover by Oliver Frey

REVIEWS

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

  • Action Biker Mastertronic
  • The Antagonists Addison-Wesley
  • Baba Liba Silversoft
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Hill McGibbon
  • Chemistry Merit/Cloud 9
  • Confidential Radar Games
  • The Covenant PSS
  • Cylu Firebird
  • Fourth Protocol Hutchinson
  • Frank Bruno’s Boxing Elite
  • French Vocabulary Rose Software
  • Frankie Goes To Hollywood Ocean
  • Go To Hell 666 Software
  • Hypersports Imagine
  • Jet Set Willy II Software Projects
  • Juggernaut CRL
  • Jungle Jumble Clever Clogs (APS)
  • Monopoly Leisure Genius
  • Mordon’s Quest Melbourne House
  • Nodes Of Yesod Odin
  • Party Time Clever Clogs (APS)
  • Paws Artic
  • Picture Logic Addison Wesley
  • Pipeline CSM
  • Postman Pat’s Trail Game Longman
  • Profanation Gremlin Graphics
  • Rocco Gremlin Graphics
  • Roly Poly Goes To Hospital David Todd Software
  • Saimazoom Silversoft
  • Science Clever Clogs (APS)
  • Spy vs Spy Beyond