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This issue was cover dated November 1981 and priced at 75p. It was released approximately on 16th October 1981

ContentsEdit

Contents/Editorial - 1 page (3)

RegularsEdit

Next month - 1 page (5)

Mailbag - 1 page (17)

Competition - 2 pages (18,20)

Chess by Max Bramer - 1 page (27)

Othello by Tom Napier - 1 page (30)

Sounds by David Annal - 1 page (66)

The Bugs Comic Strip - 1 page (68)

Mainline by Alex Gates - 1 page (73)

Practical Programming by Ted Ball - 2 pages (74-75)

Adventure by Keith Campbell - 1 page (77)

Kit Korner by Keith Mott - 1 page (81)

Brainwave - 1 page (83)

Graphics by Gary Marshall - 1 page (85)

Down to Basic by Moira Norrie - 2 pages (86-87)

Software Glossary - 1⅓ pages (97-98)

Games NewsEdit

Battle of the Prehistoric Giants: Dino Wars by Tandy for the TRS-80 CoCo - (24)

Towering Inferno: by Sharpsoft for the Sharp MZ-80k - (24)

Eat or be Eaten: Super Glooper by Supersoft for the PET - (24)

Peril on the Seabed: Seawolf/Trap/Bounce-Out by Creative Software for the VIC-20 - (25)

Go for Real Gold: Gold Rush by Mr Micro Ltd for the VIC-20 - (25)

Finger on the Button: Polaris by Tandy for the TRS-80 - (25)

Death Among the Stars: Starmines by Softape for the Apple II - (25)

Chess on the Cheap: Acetronic Electronic Chess - (25)

Minefield: Minefield/Snake/Awari by Program Power for the Atom - (26)

The Opposite of Life: Death by Leisure Genius for the Apple II - (26)

Two-in-One Space Trial: Meteorites by Supersoft for the PET - (26)

Executive Chess: Chess Challenger - (26)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No.
Gold Rush Mr Micro Ltd VIC-20 1 88
Games Pack 7 Acornsoft Atom 0.5 89
Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 4 Sinclair Research ZX-81 0.5 89
Wizards Castle Knights TV & Computers Sharp MZ-80k 1 90
Alien Rain Broderbund Software Apple II 0.5 91
Serpent Molimerx TRS-80 0.5 91

Video ScreensEdit

Space Monster - Space Monster by Philips for the Philips G7000 - (70)

Wimbledon Without Tantrums - Tennis & Boxing by Activision for the Atari 2600 - (70)

Aliens In Your Sights - Space Battle & Golf for the Voltmace Database - (70)

Stone Sling - Stone Sling by Philips for the Philips G7000 - (71)

For Pinball Wizards - Super Knockout & Shooting Gallery by Acetronic for the Acetronic MPU1000 - (71)

Asteroids - Asteroids by Atari for the Atari 2600 - (71)

Close Encounters of a Hazardous Kind - Astrosmash & Bowling by Mattel for the Intellivision - (71)

Arcade ActionEdit

Beat the Machine - Tips, flaws and street slang for the Pac-Man arcade by Namco - (28)

Sea-Space Mission - Cosmic Avenger by Universal - (28)

Join the Space Pilot Elite - Omega Race by Midway - (29)

The Fantasy Generation - Wizard of Wor by Midway - (29)

Return of the Mekon - Space Fury by Sega - (29)

FeaturesEdit

Christmas Parade - A look at the many new electronic toys available for Christmas. - 2 pages (78-79)

Featuring:- Super Simon, Earth Invaders, Supersonic Mastermind, Starbird Avenger & Starbird Intruder, Game and Watch, Microvision, Hand-held Space Invaders.

Game of the Year -1 page (65)

Type-InsEdit

The Invaders for the Nascom - 4 pages (32-35)

Supernim for the Apple II - 4 pages (36-37,39,41)

Rainbow Passage for the VIC-20 - 3 pages (42-43,45)

Nibblers for the PET - 3 pages (46-47,49)

Tarot for the TRS-80 - 4 pages (50-53)

City Bomb for the ZX-80 or ZX-81 - 2 pages (54-55)

Trench for the Atari 400/800 - 3 pages (57-59)

Dodgems for the Acorn Atom - 2 pages (60-61)

Musical Hangman for the Sharp MZ-80k - 3 pages (62-64)

AdvertsEdit

Games

Magazines

Other

  • Adda Computers - page 4
  • Microage Electronics; Silicon Centre - page 6
  • Silica Shop - Page 7
  • Newnes Technical Books - Page 10
  • Midwich Computer Company; Twickenham Computer Centre Ltd; Voltmace Ltd - Page 12
  • Maplin Electronic Systems - Page 13
  • The Computer Shack - Page 14
  • MicroStyle - Page 16
  • Tempus - Page 19
  • Sinclair Research - Pages 22-23

AnalysisEdit

Type Pages %
Features 13 13%
Reviews 7 7%
News 3.25 3%
Competitions 2 2%
Other Editorial (Contents, Surveys, etc..) 7 7%
Tips 0.75 1%
Letters 1 1%
Type-Ins 28 28%
Advert: Games 10.5 11%
Advert: Magazines 4 4%
Advert: Other 23.5 23%
Total Editorial 62 62%
Total Adverts 38 38%

Other CreditsEdit

Assistant Editor

Elspeth Joiner

Editorial Assistant

Susan Cameron

Art Director

Paul Flint

Design

Linda Freeman, Chris Kapolka, Mike Butts

Illustrator

Gary Scrace

Publisher

Tom Moloney

In House Contributors

Bill Scolding, Chris Winch, Brian Cookman

Other Contributors

David Annal, Ted Ball, Max Bramer, Keith Campbell, Alex Gates, Gary Marshall, Keith Mott, Tom Napier, Moira Norrie

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1981                     C+VG Issue 1
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