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Adverts for CRASH

Some adverts & news articles printed in other magazines for CRASH.

July 1983

News from Personal Computer News, July 1983.

Extra flash from Crash. Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it's a new software mail order company. Called Crash Micro Games Action, the company promises to bring showbiz zap to the selling of micro software.

August 1983

An advert for the CRASH catalogue, published in C&VG in August 1983.

Spectrum games by mail! Use this coupon today - no stamp needed! By the time you've travelled to your nearest stockist the games you buy can cost twice as much. Ordering direct from CRASH MICROGAMES ACTION means never having to leave your video action thrills, and immediately plugs you into our comprehensive range of high quality programs, and makes you saving because there are no delivery or postage charges. You will also receive our regular, illustrated catalog to keep you informed about all the latest games.

Summer 1983

Another advert, with the same details but different artwork, published in PCN, July 21—27, 1983.

Spectrum games by mail! Use this coupon today - no stamp needed! By the time you've travelled to your nearest stockist the games you buy can cost twice as much. Ordering direct from CRASH MICROGAMES ACTION means never having to leave your video action thrills, and immediately plugs you into our comprehensive range of high quality programs, and makes you saving because there are no delivery or postage charges. You will also receive our regular, illustrated catalog to keep you informed about all the latest games.

October 1983

An advert for the CRASH catalogue, published in PCN in October 1983.

Over 170 great Spectrum games by mail from Britain's top software houses. * Zappy illustrated catalogue free with first order * 'Freepost' service

November/December 1983

An advert for the CRASH catalogue, published in C&VG in November and December of 1983.

170+ Spectrum games. Freepost service! Free catalogue with first order!

Issue 1

An ad for issue 1 of the magazine from Your Computer, believed to be from around Sep/Oct 1983.

Crashing into your galaxy now! The review mag for Spectrum users with their finger on the button! The only Monthly rampackged with vital info on Spectrum games software!

February 1984

An advert for CRASH mail-order, published in C&VG in February 1984.

CRASH - Britain's biggtest range of Spectrum games by mail!

From PCW, 2–8 Feb 1984

An apology. CRASH Spectrum Software Magazine Regrets that due to unprecedented demand Issue One rapidly sold out in many areas - despite a massive initial print run of over 60,000 copies. ISSUE TWO will be available from Feburary 17th

From PCW, 16–22 Feb 1984. (More on the competition described here in the issue 4 letters page.)

The only monthly mag to guide you through the jungle of Spectrum software with more reviews and info on games than even mighty Kong could swallow! Ten JET SET WILLIE tapes personally signed by Mathew Manic-Miner Smith to be won in a a special CRASH No 2 "Debug Puzzle". Somewhere "around some" isn't. Where is it? Answers on a postcard only to CRASH. Get it now! Got it? Great!

March 1984

From PCW, 15–21 March 1984.

Now in stock! Software Projects Jet Set Willy by Matthew (Manic Minert) Smith. Get your copy aheard of the crowd - delivery by return of post!

July 1984

From PCW, 12–18 July 1984

Leading National computer magazine based in Ludlow and dealing with ZX Spectrum software offers an opportunity for a hardworking all rounder with experience in editorial writing and willing to work with a small team to tight schedules. PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO THE EDITOR. Applicants should be dynamic, enthusiastic, and have an interest in computer software, especially games.

December 1984

From PCW, 13–19 December 1984

We're urgenly looking for more full-time editorial staff which includes the posts of EDITOR and STAFF WRITERS. Applicants must be professional writers with a keen interest in computer games and an ability to work in a small unit to tight schedules. An excellent career opportunity is offered by a rapidly expanding publishing house.