REGULARS

NEWS

A quick roundup of the PCW Show and the first good look at Amstrad’s Spectrum Plus 2

FEAR AND LOATHING

Hunter S Minson is missing... what can this mean?

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

Another postbag-pounding session from Mr Mangram

CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHARTS

CRASH COURSE

Rosetta continues her journey through the blackboard jungle. The teachers are programming nowadays!

FRONTLINE

Sean takes a peek at LOTHLORIEN’s American Civil War Game and gets two whole pages of FRONTLINE FORUM this month. Lucky Sean!

PBM MAILBOX

Mr Kavanagh gets a double-sized column this month as well, and he’s FORUMising too... Lloyd will get jealous soon!

HANNAH SMITH’S PLAYING TIPS

Oodles of maps and tips this month, introduced by the only REAL Girlie Tipster

TECH NICHE

A quick musical roundup from Mr Bates

SIMON GOODWIN’S TECH TIPS

Mr Goodwin’s got the letter-answering bug too!

DEREK BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL

Normal service is resumed this month after last issue’s concatenation (LMLWD)

SIGNSTUMPS

Stuck on an adventure? Write to Derek for a tip or hint, and maybe get your name in print

LLOYD MANGRAM’S HALL OF SLIME

High score heroics from across the land

MERELY MANGRAM

Another collection of previews with Lloyd at the front end artistic readers...

CRASH GALLERY

RAINBIRD will soon be sending more full colour screendumps to our

FEATURES

THE JON RITMAN INTERVIEW

Graeme Kidd talks to the man behind classic like BATMAN and MATCH DAY

THE GENESIS UPDATE

We report on the first meeting between the programmer and designer of the GENESIS Birth of a Game project.

GAMES IN 3D

COSTA PANAYI and LUKE ANDREWS from VORTEX came visiting...

DIY

WIN A PERSONALISED GAME

FIREBIRD are going to write a special version of DRUID for the winner of this comp. Lots of T Shirts up for grabs, too

GO TO WAR WITH MARTECH

Fifty copies of a new shoot em up on offer

JOIN THE STRIKE FORCE

PIRANHA are offering 50 games and a day out for two people in the Hunt the Minson comp

GET FIT AND HEALTHY

Get fit and healthy with CRL and win a squash outfit. Copies of ROOM 10 on offer, too

As Autumn draws in and the nights get longer, what better way to spend an evening than curled up with a copy of CRASH? October 23rd should be a good evening... a whole new CRASH should be in the shops that day.

PUBLISHERS Roger Kean, Oliver Frey, Franco Frey
Editor Graeme Kidd
Staff Writers Tony Flanagan, Hannah Smith, Lloyd Mangram
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Strategy Editor Sean Masterson
Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, Rosetta McLeod, John Minson
Production Controller David Western
Art Director Dick Shiner
Illustrators Ian Craig, Oliver Frey
Production Gordon Druce, Tony Lorton, Cameron Pound, Jonathan Rignall, Matthew Uffindell
Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
Advertisement Assistant Nick Wild
Subscriptions Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey

REVIEWS

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

  • 1942 Elite
  • Buccaneer Firebird
  • Bullseye Macsen
  • Captain Slog Alpha-Omega
  • Countdown Macsen
  • Dekorating Blues Alpha-Omega
  • Esperanto Lezperanto
  • Future Zoo Clwyd Adventure Software
  • Greatest Show on Earth Americana
  • Grimble Microtech
  • Headcoach Addictive
  • Hunchback the Adventure Ocean
  • ICUPS Odin
  • Johnny Reb II Lothlorien
  • Kane Mastertronic
  • Knight Games II Black Knight Software
  • Knight Rider Ocean
  • Lap of the Gods Mastertronic
  • Moonlight Madness Bubble Bus
  • Mindstone The Edge
  • Nexor Design Design
  • Octagon Squad Mastertronic
  • Olympiad ’86 Atlantis
  • Paperboy Elite
  • Rescue on Fractalus Activision
  • Revolution Vortex
  • Rugby Manager Artic
  • Scooby Doo Elite
  • Strike Force Cobra Piranha
  • Strike Force Harrier Mirrorsoft
  • Tennis Imagine
  • Trap Door Piranha
  • Trivial Pursuit Domark
  • Universal Hero Mastertronic
  • Zythum Mirrorsoft
  • ZZZZ Mastertronic