FEATURES

EVERY TIE-IN EVER MADE

Almost... Robin Candy’s two-parter on all the Spectrum tie-ins starts with four years of film and TV licences

COPYING GAMES THE LEGAL WAY

Visiting a factory where Spectrum hits are made

16 PAGES OF JUDGE DEATH

A graphic glimpse behind Piranha’s Judge Death game — from the comic where the saga started. Plus: a pin-up of the Judges

2000AD ODYSSEY

More on 2000AD: the games, the comic, and the Titan books

RUN IT AGAIN

Those racing games in full throttle

THE CHRISTMAS LIST

Joysticks and gadgets for the technical stocking

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

The state of the universe (it’s full of mistakes)

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

Budget games are taking over, says a reader. Oh no they’re not, says Lloyd

DEREK BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL

PHILIPPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE

Debriefing time — the year’s best and worst

NICK ROBERTS’S PLAYING TIPS

Indiana Jones and Dizzy mapped: plus the usual shameful cheats

BRENDON KAVANAGH’S PBM MAILBOX

TECH NICHE

Simon N Goodwin on +2 printing, Jon Bates with answers and a 128 tune

CRASH READERS’ CHARTS

PREVIEWS

Match Day II’s the big one

THE CLASSIFIEDS

ET AL

Including video news

CRASH COMMS

Be my BB — Paul Evans on homegrown Prestels

COMPETITION WINNERS

DO IT YOURSELF

WIN AN EYEFUL

Endurance Games offers optical prizes and the strange new Eye

WIN JUDGE DEATH

TWO FROM GREMLIN GRAPHICS

A Photon Double Warrior set plus Deflektor and MASK II — and there’s plenty to go round

WIN A PAPER BAG

One you can really get into!

JUDGE DEATH FEATURE AND PULL-OUT

THE CHRISTMAS LIST

FILM AND TV TIE-INS

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MANAGING EDITOR Barnaby Page
STAFF WRITERS Dominic Handy, Lloyd Mangram, Ian Phillipson
SUBEDITOR David Peters
PHOTOGRAPHERS Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson
OFFICE Frances Mable, Glenys Powell
TECHNICAL WRITERS Simon N Goodwin, Jon Bates
ADVENTURE WRITER Derek Brewster
PBM WRITER Brendon Kavanagh
STRATEGY WRITER Philippa Irving
EDUCATION WRITER Rosetta McLeod
CONTRIBUTORS Robin Candy, Mike Dunn, Paul Evans, Ben Stone, Paul Sumner, Bym Welthy
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

REVIEWS

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

  • 720° US Gold
  • Aliens (US version) Electric Dreams
  • Basil The Freat Mouse Detective Gremlin Graphics
  • Bobsleigh Digital Integration
  • Dark Sceptre Firebird Gold
  • Death or Glory CRL
  • Deflektor Gremlin Graphics
  • Driller Incentive Graphics
  • Excalibur Sword of Kings Alternative Software
  • Freddy Hardest Ocean
  • Fruit Machine Simulator Code Masters
  • The Gods of War Nebula Designs
  • Gunship MicroProse
  • Lazer Wheel MAD
  • Level 5 MAD
  • Nebulus Hewson
  • Necris Dome Code Masters
  • Rigel’s Revenge Mastertronic
  • Scrabble De Luxe Leisure Genius
  • Through The Trap Door Piranha
  • U.C.M. MAD
  • Wizard’s Warrior Crusader
  • Yogi Bear Piranha