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Tips on searching

The home pages gives access to four different search engines, which work in different ways.

Sinclair Infoseek

This is the search engine at the World of Spectrum site. It will return search results for Spectrum games or publishers, listing download links where applicable, and links to any magazine articles (YS, CRASH, SU) which are stored in the SPOT database.


This is the well-known Internet search engine, but with results restricted to this domain ( It can be used to search the site for any word or phrase, just like a normal Internet search.

CRASH reviews

This searches the CRASH review database - see the reviews page for details. It is currently experimental but seems to work.

The Tipshop

This searches The Tipshop for hints, tips and maps and POKEs.