FEATURES

THE 3-D STORY

Kicking off a 16-page 3-D section: games and graphics in the third dimension, plus Freescape details

THE CRASH HISTORY

Lloyd Mangram takes the CRASH story into 1985 with 12 Oli Frey covers

GRAPHICS AND SOUND SPECIALISTS

Interviews with the men behind the sprites and sound

THE CRASH CHALLENGE

Mike Dunn loses Zynaps

FANZINE FILE

The best of the Spectrum rags — and a few of the others, too

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

What’s happening with the +3?

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

CRASH hates fanzines, says a reader. Oh no it doesn’t, says Lloyd

NICK ROBERTS’S PLAYING TIPS

Exolon, Panzadrome and Mutants mapped — plus lots of POKEs POKEd

CRASH READERS’ CHARTS — IN 3D

BRENDON KAVANAGH’S PBM MAILBOX — IN 3D

New games and a special Chronicles Of The Knights of Avalon comp — win a castle with Jade Games!

PHILIPPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE

Philippa enters the Arena — plus Briefing tips

TECH NICHE

Simon N Goodwin with Tech Tips, tape tweaks and all the electrickery, plus Jon Bates on Music Machine software

CRASH COMMS

Paul Evans continues his column with the secrets of the VTX5000 modem

BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL — IN 3D

Nothing stumps Derek in a full month of reviews, tips and letters

COMPETITION WINNERS

THE CLASSIFIEDS

ON THE SCREEN

Those screen dumps in full

PREVIEWS

Rampage, Star Wars and Knightmare — licences to thrill

ET AL

Those vids in part and the Sentinel chess set

DO IT YOURSELF

GAME SET AND MATCH

Win a video recorder and Ocean’s sports sims

THE KING GRUB COMP

A rather distasteful little chance to win your own greasy, stinking original King Grub artwork

WIN AN APE ON THE RAMPAGE

Activision’s game and horrifying monster suits are up for... uh... GRABS!

THE 3-D STORY

THE CRASH HISTORY

Issue 18 Cover

FANZINE FILE

’Allo, ’allo, what’s all this, then? Another issue of this ’ere CRASH magazine coming out next month? Entering innocent newsagents all over the country on November 26... adding full-colour pages without due care and attention... I’d better ’ave a look at that. Well, move along there please, haven’t you got newsagents to go to?

Illustration

MANAGING EDITOR Barnaby Page
STAFF WRITERS Richard Eddy, Dominic Handy, Lloyd Mangram, Ian Phillipson, Ben Stone
PHOTOGRAPHERS Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson
OFFICE Frances Mable
TECHNICAL WRITERS Simon N Goodwin, Jon Bates
ADVENTURE WRITER Derek Brewster
PBM WRITER Brendon Kavanagh
STRATEGY WRITER Philippa Irving
EDUCATIONAL WRITER Rosetta McLeod
CONTRIBUTORS Robin Candy, Mike Dunn, Paul Evans, Dominic Handy, Nick Roberts, Ben Stone, Paul Sumner
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Roger Kean
PRODUCTION CONTROLLER David Western
ART DIRECTOR Gordon Druce
ILLUSTRATOR Oliver Frey
LAYOUT Markie Kendrick, Wayne Allen
PROCESS AND PLANNING Jonathan Rignall (SUPERVISOR), Matthew Uffindell, Nick Orchard
ADVERTISEMENT MANAGER Roger Bennett
ADVERTISEMENT EXECUTIVE Andrew Smales
SUBSCRIPTIONS Denise Roberts
MAIL ORDER Carol Kinsey
COVER BY Oliver Frey
3-D ARTWORK BY Markie Kendrick

REVIEWS

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

  • Action Force Virgin Games
  • Angleball MAD
  • Arena Bug Byte
  • ATV Simulator Code Masters
  • Ballbreaker CRL
  • Call Me Psycho Pirate Software
  • Centurions Ariolasoft
  • The Crown of Ramhotep Tartan
  • Dizzy Code Masters
  • The Fast And The Furious GO!
  • Future Tense Mystic Software
  • Holiday In Sumaria Pirate Software
  • Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom US Gold
  • Jack The Nipper II In Coconut Capers Gremlin Graphics
  • Karyssia Incentive
  • Mystery Of The Nile Firebird Silver
  • Outcast CRL
  • Park Patrol Firebird Silver
  • Professional Ski Simulator Code Masters
  • The Prospector Tartan
  • Red LED Reaktor
  • Smash Out! Pirate Software
  • Supernova Players
  • Super Sprint Activision
  • Thundercats Elite
  • Thunderceptor GO!
  • Trantor US Gold
  • War Cars Firebird Silver
  • White Heat Code Masters
  • XOR Logotron
  • Yes Prime Minister Mosaic Publishing