PREVIEW: Friday 13thA real scary scenario for Domark’s latest offering. We were treated to an early look at the game which stars Jason, a very nasty piece of work indeed.
PREVIEW: Sweevo’s WorldA bit of a departure for Gargoyle games, this one. You control a blundering robot who is pestered by all sorts of nasties in his world. Robin Candy did some research into this whimsical little number
PREVIEW: Swords and SorceryAt last! It’s here! One of the most long awaited games is almost ready for release. PSS have been working on Swords and Sorcery for over eighteen months and the project is about to bear fruit.
COMPUTER GRAPHICSA taster of what’s possible to put on a computer screen nowadays. But is it art?
DO IT YOURSELF
BC’s QUEST FOR TIRESWin a Midi Hi-Fi system in Software Projects’ trundling competition, plus copies of the game and a couple of “Complete Works” packages
TAU CETIA stunning game. A stunning competition with more musical hardware to win. This time it’s a Toshiba portable cassette deck. Plus games, of course.
XCELNo less than a hundred copies of this elegant arcade/strategy game are on offer. Design an alien spacecraft and win, win, win.
ROBOT MESSIAHA joint competition, in which you could win a SAGA keyboard to encase your Spectrum in. And there’s fifty T-Shirt on offer, to encase you in.
HACKERHack, hack, hacketty hack. Save on telephone bills by entering this Activision competition in which copies of the hacking game, HACKER can be hacked.
MERELY MANGRAMA three-page pre-Christmas extravaganza. Lloyd gives the lowdown on some software that could make a few people happy over the festive season
FORUMLloyd’s Live Letters: your news and views aided and abetted by the Bug Box illustrators
PLAYING TIPSRobin’s tensing up like a spring to release a megadose of tips next issue. Meanwhile, he lets a few secrets slip...
CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHART
TECH NICHEFranco Frey embarks upon the penultimate (LMLWD) part of his round up of fast storage media for the Spectrum, Jon Bates looks at two more MIDI compatible devices and Simon Goodwin reveals the secrets of the Spectrum’s keyboard in TECH TIPS
SIGNPOSTTips and hints from the quill of the master adventurer himself. All in Brewstercode
RESULTS“Draw some dragons”, the competition minion said a little while ago. This is the sort of thing you drew. Plus the names of more than a few lucky winners.
The Bumper Christmas Issue, with free giant OLIPOSTER goes on sale on 12th December. Miss it and your Christmas won’t be happy
Publishing Executive Roger Kean
Editor Graeme Kidd
Technical Editor Franco Frey
Art Editor Oliver Frey
Production Designer David Western
Production Assistants Gordon Druce, Matthew Uffindell
Software Editor Jeremy Spencer
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Sub Editor Sean Masterson
Staff Writer Lloyd Mangram
Contributing Writers Chris Passey, Robin Candy, Ben Stone, John Minson, Mark Hamer, Gary Liddon, Julian Rignall, Gary Penn
Client Liaison John Edwards
Subscription Manager Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey
Cover by Oliver Frey
- BC’s Quest for Tires Software Projects
- Back To Skool Microsphere
- Big Ben Strikes Again Artic
- Bomber Bob Bug Byte
- Brainstorm Bubble Bus
- Chicken Chase Firebird
- Critical Mass Durell
- Discs of Death Artic
- Dogsbody Bug Byte
- Grumphy Gumphrey Supersleuth Gremlin
- Gyroscope Melbourne House
- Hacker Activision
- International Rugby Artic
- I, of the Mask Electric Dreams
- Journey’s End Master Adventurer
- One Man and His Droid Mastertronic
- The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Mosaic/Level 9
- The Snow Queen St Bride’s
- Sorderon’s Shadow Beyond
- Spike Firebird
- Tau Ceti CRL
- Terrormolinos Melbourne House
- Thunderbirds Firebird
- Tomahawk Digital Integration
- Waterloo Lothlorien
- World Series Basketball Imagine
- Xcel Activision
- Zoot Bug Byte