FEATURES

MAELSTROM IN A TEACUP

Designer of Lords of Midnight and Doomdark’s Revenge, Mike Singleton, talks to Crash about his murky past, Dark Sceptre and Eye of the Moon.

ADVENTURE TRAIL EXTRA

This month Derek Brewster brings a 17-page bumper supplement of adventure reviews, tips, maps, letters and heroes.

CRASH / US GOLD SPECIAL READERS OFFER

Nine great US Gold hits on offer at ludicrous prices. Don’t miss out!

IS SMALL BEAUTIFUL?

Absent from the pages of CRASH for a year, ex-tipster Robin Candy returns and puts finger to key to debate the state of the games software industry.

VIDEO REVIEWS

We try an experiment — vids for hire get an airing in CRASH pages (see Editorial).

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

Yet another gnu for CRASH Towers.

NEWS

Snippets of immediacy from all over the country, including the story of the overused Konix joystick.

FEAR AND LOATHING

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

LLOYD MANGRAM’S PLAYING TIPS

Is nothing sacred from this man! Not as big as last month’s extra supplement, but still seven pages of useful hints, tips, maps — including Head over Heels and Saboteur.

PBM MAILBOX

An expanded Brendan Kavanagh updates the situation and aids the Post Office sell stamps.

COMPETITION WINNERS

PHILIPPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE

The doughty, derring-do strategist takes on the Bismarck and a horde of Zulu warriors.

TECH NICHE

After his illness, Simon Goodwin returns in force, but Jon Bates gets a Midi word in too.

CRASH READERS’ CHARTS

DIY

GREAT THRONES OF FIRE!

A day out at the London Dungeon is yours if you win this Melbourne House competition.

POGO A GO-GO

With Gremlin Graphics and win a pogo stick, plus Thing Bounces Back goodies.

SHAKEN NOT STIRRED

Domark are offering tickets to an exclusive preview of the new JAMES BOND movie.

FERGUSON ADVENTURE QUIZ

Win the last of our series of Ferguson monitors, Interfaces and a Spectrum +2.

SHADOWS OF MORDOR

Win a silver plated goblet, games and posters. More goodies from Melbourne House.

PERFECT TIMING

Is yours if you win a special watch in US Gold’s Metrocross comp, and there are copies of the great new game up for grabs too!

The next issue of CRASH is also a special one — we’re giving away a free copy of the IPC comic OINK which has been specially commissioned for CRASH. Don’t miss your copy — it goes on sale from 25 June. Offending non-buyers will be rooted out, grunted at and very probably cured and sold as prime back with the rind on.

Editor Roger Kean
Assistant Editor Barnaby Page
Staff Writers Richard Eddy, Lloyd Mangram, Ian Phillipson
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Strategy Editor Philippa Irving
Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, John Minson, Nik Wild
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
Photography Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson
Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
Advertisement Assistant Nik Wild
Subscriptions Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey
Cover By Oliver Frey

REVIEWS

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

  • Army Moves Ocean
  • Barbarian Palace
  • Bismarck PSS
  • Book of the Dead Essential Myth
  • Bubbler Ultimate
  • Chronos Mastertronic
  • Cosmic Shock Absorber Martech
  • Dogfight 2187 Starlight
  • Don’t Panic Dented Designs
  • Enterprise Melbourne House
  • Express Raider US Gold
  • Final Matrix (The) Gremlin Graphics
  • Ghost Hunters Code Masters
  • Golden Mask Compass
  • Gunrunner Hewson
  • Howard the Duck Activision
  • Hydrofool FTL
  • Inheritance Infogrames
  • Indoor Sports Advance
  • Island Caper (Spy v Spy II) Databyte
  • Jackie and Wide Bulldog
  • Livingstone (I Presume) Alligata
  • Mario Brothers Ocean
  • Mr Weems Piranha
  • Octagon Budgie
  • Operation Stallion Wrightchoice
  • Parabola Firebird
  • Pawn (The) Rainbird
  • Red Scorpion Quicksilva
  • Saboteur II Durell
  • Shadows of Mordor Melbourne House
  • Shipwreck/Castle Eerie Tartan
  • Star Runner Code Masters
  • Strike M.A.D.
  • Super Robin Hood Code Masters
  • Tuba Ruba Firebird
  • Zulu Wars CDS