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January 1983 issue costing 75p.

Computer SoftwareEdit

NewsEdit

Abductor (Llamasoft) VIC-20 - (18)

Time-Gate (Quicksilva) Spectrum - (18)

3D Tunnel (New Generation Software) Spectrum - (18)

Snakes (Postern) VIC-20 - (18)

Games II (JRS Software) ZX81 - (18)

Astro Chase (First Star Software) Atari 8-bit - (19)

Baja Buggies (Gamestar) Atari 8-bit - (19)

The Hobbit (Melbourne House) Spectrum - (19)

Trashman (Audiogenic) VIC-20 - (19)

Super Spy (Richard Shepherd Software) Spectrum - (19)

Space War (Microdeal) Dragon - (19)

Robot! (Viking Software) BBC - (21)

Deadline (Infocom) Apple II - (21)

Firebird (Gebelli Software) Atari 8-bit - (21)

Galaxians, Space Fighter, Invaders, Centipede (Superior Software) BBC - (21)

ReviewsEdit

Scores are out of ten.

Get=Getting Started, Val=Value for Money, Pla=Playability

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No(s) Get Val Pla
Choplifter Broderbund Apple II 0.33 98 9 7 8
Golden Gloves Artworx Atari 0.33 98 9 5 5
Sargon II Commodore VIC-20 0.2 99 10 8 7
Boss Chess Audiogenic VIC-20 0.2 99 6 9 8
VIC Chess Bug-Byte VIC-20 0.2 99 9 7 5
Meteor Storm Quicksilva Spectrum 0.2 100 5 7 8
Meteoroids Softek Spectrum 0.2 100 5 5 6
Planetoids Sinclair Research Spectrum 0.2 100 5 6 7
Games 1 Sinclair Research Spectrum 0.1 101 9 3 3
Games 2 Sinclair Research Spectrum 0.1 101 9 4 4
Games 4 Sinclair Research Spectrum 0.1 101 9 5 5
Airstrike English Software Atari 0.3 101 8 8 8

Video ScreensEdit

ReviewsEdit

Space Vultures (Hanimex) Hanimex HMG2650 - (28)

E.T. (Atari) Atari 2600 - (28)

NewsEdit

Atari 5200 and Colecovision revealed - (28)

Prices fall on consoles for Christmas - (29)

Infiltrate, Final Approach, Wabbit (Apollo) Atari 2600 - (29)

Arcade ActionEdit

Reviews

Pengo (Sega) - (30)

BurgerTime (Data East) - (30)

Wall St (Century Electronics) - (30)

Moon Patrol (Irem) - (31)

Tips

Dig-Dug (Namco) - (31)

News

Pinball - Bally's BMX - (31)

AdventureEdit

Adventure - Keith Campbell - 1 page (82)

  • Plot of the game of the book...
  • Beware the Rigelian Hound: Strange Odyssey (Adventure International) TRS-80, Video Genie, Apple II, Sorcerer, Atari 8-bit

FeaturesEdit

Contents - 1 page (3)

Mailbag - 2 pages (7,9)

Competition - 2 pages (10-11)

Play by Mail: The Seventh Empire - 2 pages (16-17)

Bugs - 1 page (25)

Chess - Max Bramer - 1 page (27)

Bridge - Alan Hiron - 1 page (75)

Machine Code - Ted Ball - 3 pages (78-79,81)

Warpath - 4 pages (88-89,91,93)

More than just a wargame. Ron Potkin's series develops into a thrilling wild west conflict but also teaches some advanced programming techniques

Graphics - Garry Marshall - 1 page (97)

Type-InsEdit

Submarine Hunter - Atari 400 - 4 pages (32-33,35,37)

Nibblers - VIC 20 - 3 pages (38-39,41)

Dragon's Teeth - Dragon - 1 page (42)

Bullion Snatch - Atom - 1 page (45)

Curse of the Aztec Tomb - ZX81 - 3 pages (46-47,49)

Tunnel Run - PET - 2 pages (50-51)

Cave Flight - BBC - 2 pages (52-53)

Galaxians - Spectrum - 2 pages (56-57)

Critcal Mass - TRS-80 - 3 pages (58-60)

MZ Ludo - Sharp MZ-80k - 3 pages (62-63,65)

Target - TI99/4A - 2 pages (68-69)

AdvertsEdit

Electronics & Computing Monthly - page 110

Other CreditsEdit

Staff Writer

Eugene Lacey

Editorial Assistant

Susan Cameron

Designer

Linda Freeman

Production Editor

Tim Metcalfe

Publisher

Tom Moloney

Contributors

Max Bramer, Ted Ball, Keith Campbell, Garry Marshall, Alan Hiron, Ron Potkin

External LinksEdit

You can find this magazine at the World of Spectrum archive.

Issue IndexEdit

C+VG Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Xmas
1981 1 2
1982 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1983 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
1984 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
1985 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
1986 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62
1987 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74
1988 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86
1989 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 93a 94 95 96 97
1990 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109
1991 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121
1992 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133
1993 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145
1994 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157
1995 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169
1996 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181
1997 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193
1998 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205
1999 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217
2000 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229
2001 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241
2002 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254
2003 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267
2004 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277

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