FEATURES

SPECIAL CRASH READERS’ OFFER

Four great Gremlin Graphics games in a not-to-be-missed offer!

TAMARA KNIGHT

Mel Crunchy Fast-Food Salesperson in Punningly Penurious Shock Horror Continuation

PLAYING TIPS SUPPLEMENT

Lloyd Mangram brings you 32 pages of tips, cheats, POKEs, solutions and maps — all EXTRA in this issue of CRASH.

CRASHTIONNAIRE

Yes folks, it’s the annual question-time beano. You tell us what you think! There’s a prize draw too!

THE TERMINAL MAN RETURNS

A six-page update of the first twelve episodes, just to get you in the mood.

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

Roger Kean introduces some more new faces on the CRASH team.

NEWS

FEAR AND LOATHING

More leggy blonds and Gin Martinis from the intrepid ligger

LOONAR JETMAN

Lunar-cy leads to lingering liquidation almost

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

Someone’s angry about Arkanoid, plus other hair-raising complaints from readers in the letters pages.

BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL

After leaving Grange Hill, Derek graduates to PAWing and weird oriental arts. Plus SIGNPOST, STUMPS and HEROES.

PBM MAILBOX

The Latest news from Brendon Kavanagh, plus your letters.

PHILLIPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE

Tobruk and Battlefield Germany reviewed by the Scourge of Japanese Tourists. Letters and tips too from the bayonet-heeled one.

CRASH COURSE

Rosetta McLeod pulls some more educational software down from the school library shelves.

COMPETITION WINNERS

TECH NICHE

Jon Bates continues Midi and Franco Frey does some advanced artwork.

PREVIEWS

Merely Mangram returns to head up the Preview section with special looks at Mask, Hydrofool and the bouncy Thing on a Spring.

CRASH READERS’ CHARTS

THE TERMINAL MAN

Oliver Frey’s comic strip hero, Cross, comes back to life for the start of a new 12-part adventure in the alien Dyson Sphere.

DIY

CREATE A NEW GREMLIN HERO

And win yourself a Spectrum +3! Games and T-shirts to go too!

FERGUSON’S CRASH TRIVIA

Second of our chances to win a Ferguson MC05 Monitor, Interface and a Spectrum +2.

WIN A HOME AQUARIUM!

FTL have a fishy prize to celebrate their next Sweevo release.

WIN CRASH SECOND-HAND!

Well, almost! A rare opportunity to catch up and get your hands on the fabled Issue One of CRASH, courtesy of a kind reader and his collection.

The next issue of CRASH is on sale from 28 May, in the Year of Our Lord Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Seven or MCMLXXXVII for Latin scholars — and it’s the lions for anyone who forgets to buy it...

Editor Roger Kean
Assistant Editor Ciarán Brennan
Staff Writers Lloyd Mangram, Richard Eddy, Ian Phillipson
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Strategy Editor Philippa Irving
Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, John Minson
Production Controller David Western
Art Director Gordon Druce
Illustrator Oliver Frey
Production Tony Lorton, Mark Kendrick, Tim Croton, Seb Clare
Process and Planning Matthew Uffindell, Jonathan Rignall, Nick Orchard
Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
Advertisement Assistant Nick Wild
Subscriptions Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey

Cover by Oliver Frey

REVIEWS

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

  • Amaurote MAD
  • Auf Wiedersehen Monty Gremlin
  • Battlefield Germany PSS
  • Big Trouble in Little China Electric Dreams
  • Brain Ache Code Masters
  • Colony Mastertronic
  • Cyrox The Power House
  • Doc The Destroyer Melbourne House
  • Enduro Racer Activision
  • Grange Hill Argus
  • How to be a Hero Mastertronic
  • Kinetic Firebird
  • Kobyashi Naru Mastertronic
  • Koronis Rift Activision
  • Knuckle Busters Melbourne House
  • Martianoids Ultimate
  • Matt Lucas Players
  • Nemesis Konami
  • Nemesis The Warlock Martech
  • Nether Earth Argus
  • Professional Adventure Writer Gilsoft
  • Psi 5 Trading Company US Gold
  • Rasterscan MAD
  • Sceptre of Baghdad Players
  • Sentinel Firebird
  • Short Circuit Ocean
  • Star Raiders II Electric Dreams
  • The Sidney Affair Infogrames
  • Throne of Fire Melbourne House
  • Thrust II Firebird
  • Time Flight The Power House
  • Tobruk PSS
  • Tomb of Syrinx The Power House
  • Transmuter Code Masters
  • Trivial Pursuit: Baby Boomer Domark
  • World Games US Gold