FEATURES

RUN IT AGAIN

Richard Eddy and Robin Candy compare the DYNAMIC DUNGEONS of Gauntlet clones

FANZINE FILE

Barnaby Page and Robin Candy shuffle through some of the latest computer game fanzines

VOTE 87

Who listens to Radio One? Find out as we reveal your answers to this year’s CRASHTIONNAIRE

SOFTWARE PROJECTS CLASSICS

Another great CRASH Special Readers’ Offer

3-D GAMES

Franco Frey takes a look at CRL’s new perspective game maker

FATE OF A NEW MACHINE

A built-in disk drive for Spectrum owners is here at last, but how will the +3 really fare in the high streets?

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

Bits and pieces from the august desk of R Kean Esq

NEWS

That Buggate in full

FEAR AND LOATHING

Minson has the Living Daylights scared out of him, sees Activision and talks about THE GAMES MACHINE

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

That Barbarian scandal in full, and do we like videos?

PHILIPPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE

More strategy from the Lady in Arms

LLOYD MANGRAM’S PLAYING TIPS

A whole load of The Sentinel codes, plus POKEs galore and a map or two

TECH NICHE

Simon Goodwin delves into the complexities of the Multiprint interface

BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL

It’s detectives all the way from sleazy Manhattan to the rural backwaters of England

PBM MAILBOX

Brendon Kavanagh puts the butter on some more roles

COMPETITION WINNERS

PREVIEWS

Merely Mangram on the next batch of games including Stifflip & Co and Freescape

ON THE SCREEN

Mike Dunn presents The CRASH Gallery, plus an Art Studio competition

VIDEO REVIEWS

CRASH READERS’ CHARTS

THE TERMINAL MAN

Cross finds himself in the middle of The Searing

DIY

WIN A WATER ZAPPER

From Hewson in our Exolon competition

GET IN FOR FREE!

To the 10th Personal Computer World Show. We’ve got 50 tickets to give away for the event of the year!

KILLED UNTIL DEAD

Super sleuth competition from US Gold

The new Spectrum — what’s its fate?

The oriental 128 Smash

An exclusive look at Incentive’s amazing new 3-D technique FREESCAPE

Comparisons return in RUN IT AGAIN

The next CRASH from platform four will be leaving on 27 August, calling at all stations between Ludlow and the world in general. Passengers are advised that there is no dining car on this service, but the buffet’s quite good and the sandwiches, though a touch dry, have delicious and colourful fillings. If you miss this CRASH you might just miss the bus. Thank you (click).

EDITOR Roger Kean
ASSISTANT EDITOR Barnaby Page
STAFF WRITERS Richard Eddy, Lloyd Mangram, Ian Phillipson, Ben Stone
PHOTOGRAPHERS Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson
OFFICE Sally Newman
TECHNICAL EDITOR Simon N Goodwin
ADVENTURE Derek Brewster
PBM Brendon Kavanagh
STRATEGY Philippa Irving
LONDON John Minson
CONTRIBUTORS Gareth Adams, Jon Bates, Robin Candy, Mike Dunn, Franco Frey, Dominic Handy, Nick Roberts, Mark Rothwell, Paul Sumner
PRODUCTION CONTROLLER David Western
ART DIRECTOR Gordon Druce
ILLUSTRATOR Oliver Frey
LAYOUT Tony Lorton, Mark Kendrick, Tim Croton, Seb Clare
PROCESS AND PLANNING Matthew Uffindell, Jonathan Rignall, Nick Orchard
ADVERTISEMENT MANAGER Roger Bennett
ADVERTISEMENT ASSISTANT Nik Wild
SUBSCRIPTIONS Denise Roberts
MAIL ORDER Carol Kinsey
PUBLISHING EXECUTIVE Graeme Kidd
COVER BY Oliver Frey

REVIEWS

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

  • Apocalypse Lothlorien
  • The Big Sleaze Piranha
  • Bride of Frankenstein 39 Steps
  • Catch 23 Martech
  • Challenge of the Gobots Ariolasoft
  • Championship Basketball Activision
  • Convoy Raider Gremlin Graphics
  • Dark Empire Infogrames
  • Deadringer Reaktör
  • Exolon Hewson
  • The Fantasy Mediandroid
  • Flash Gordon M.A.D.
  • Galletron Bulldog
  • Hades Nebula Nexus
  • Inspector Flukeit Top Ten
  • Killer Ring Reaktör
  • Leviathan English Software
  • The Living Daylights Domark
  • Micronaut One Nexus
  • Mountie Mick’s Deathride Reaktör
  • Mutants Ocean
  • The Mystery of Arkham Manor Melbourne House
  • Ninja Hamster CRL
  • Operation Berlin Wrightchoice
  • Pneumatic Hammers Firebird (Silver)
  • Prohibition Infogrames
  • Trio Elite Systems
  • Road Runner US Gold
  • Rubicon Bug-Byte
  • Slap Fight Imagine
  • Spaced Out Firebird (Silver)
  • Starfox Ariolasoft
  • Super G-Man Code Masters
  • Table Football Budgie
  • Tai-Pan (128) Ocean
  • Trans-Atlantic Balloon Challenge Virgin Games
  • Ultima Ratio Firebird (Silver)
  • Voidrunner M.A.D.
  • Wolfan Bulldog
  • Wonder Boy Activision