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This issue was dated December 1981 and was priced at 75p

RegularsEdit

Contents - 1 page (3)

Mailbag - 2 pages (5,7)

Competition - 2 pages (9,11)

Chess - Max Bramer - 1 page (17)

Go - Allan Scarff - 1 page (19)

Brainwave - 1 page (20)

Kit Korner - Keith Mott - 1 page (68)

Sounds - David Annal - 1 page (72)

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

Graphics - Gary Marshall - 1 page (77)

Down to Basic - Moira Norrie - 2 pages (84-85)

Software Glossary - 1⅓ pages (90-91)

Hardcore: A guide to the low-cost computers available in the U.K. - 1⅓ pages (96-97)

Computer SoftwareEdit

NewsEdit

The New Chess Choice - Westrak CC1 Chess Computer - (12)

A Random Adventure - The Dungeons of Death & Stockmarket "F" by Sharpsoft for the Sharp MZ-80k - (12)

A Better Bet for Punters - Helta Skelta Flats by Helta Skelta Software for the ZX81 - (12)

A Few Points to Make - Rhino - Wiggle & Squares - Simon - Parachute by Bug-Byte for the Acorn Atom - (12)

Where the Ends are Really Dead - Monster Maze by Creative Software for the VIC-20 - (13)

The Knight's Day - The Damsel and the Beast by Bug-Byte for the ZX81 - (13)

Workers Strike in Alien Action - Apple Panic by Broderbund Software for the Apple II - (13)

Boldly Going....... on the ZX81 - Star Trek by Bug-Byte for the ZX81 - (13)

Moore Stars on Your T.V. - Constellation & Mazeball by Program Power for the Acorn Atom - (15)

Rebel Against an Empire - Project Nebula by Tandy for the Tandy CoCo - (15)

Plumbing the 3-D Depths - Submarine Commander by Thorn EMI for Atari computers - (15)

Gold Raid on the Labyrinth - Games Pack 9 by Acornsoft for the Acorn Atom - (15)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No.
Astrobirds Program Power Acorn Atom ¼ 78
3D Asteroids Program Power Acorn Atom ¼ 78
Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 1 Sinclair Research ZX81 ½ 78
Gorgon Sirius Software Apple II 79
Snooker Thorn EMI Atari 8-Bit 79
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Supersoft PET 79
Darts Thorn EMI Atari 8-Bit ½ 81
Hunt the Wumpus Texas Instruments TI99/4a ½ 81
Tawala's Last Redoubt Broderbund Software Apple II 83
Escape from Colditz Sharpsoft Sharp MZ-80k 83
Alpha-Square Premier Publications ZX81 83
Ship of the Line Premier Publications ZX81 83
Black Holes JRS Software ZX81 83
Slalom JRS Software ZX81 83

Video ScreensEdit

NewsEdit

Shoot Out, Chess & Draughts for the Acetronic MPU1000 - (24)

Space Armada by Mattel for the Intellivision - (24)

Earth Invasion for the Voltmace Database - (25)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No.
Boxing Mattel Intellivision 24
Dragster Activision Atari 2600 ¼ 24
Laser Blast Activision Atari 2600 ¼ 24
Warlords Atari Atari 2600 ¼ 25
Musician Philips Philips G7000 ¼ 25
Musical Memory Voltmace Database ¼ 25
Pinball Voltmace Database ¼ 25

Arcade ActionEdit

ReviewsEdit

King & Balloon - Namco - (30)

Pro Golf - Data East - (30)

Donkey Kong - Nintendo - (31)

Frogger - Konami - (31)

Space Odyssey - Sega - (31)

NewsEdit

Galaga by Namco/Midway announced - (31)

TipsEdit

Tips and street slang for the Asteroids Deluxe arcade by Atari - (30)

AdventureEdit

Adventureland and Pirate Adventure by Adventure International - Tandy TRS-80, Video Genie, Exidy Sorcerer, Apple II & Apple II+. - Keith Campbell - ⅓ page (29)

FeaturesEdit

Christmas Electronic Toys - 2 pages (70-71)

Le Boom, Wizard, Adam Super 11, Torpedo Shoot, Match of the Day, Big Trak, Intercept, Computer Perfection & Gunfighter

Type-InsEdit

Chomp for the Sharp MZ-80 - 3 pages (32-33,35)

Breakout for the Acorn Atom - 2 pages (36-37)

Goal for the Apple II - 3 pages (38-39,41)

Mini Golf for the Atari - 3 pages (42-43,45)

Potshot for the VIC-20 - 3 pages (46-47,49)

Round the Horn for the Tandy TRS-80 - 5 pages (50-52,55,57)

Cosmax for the Sinclair ZX-81 - 2 pages (58-59)

Solve the Cube for the PET - 6 pages (60-62,65-67)

AdvertsEdit

Games

  • BudgeCo - Raster Blaster - page 2
  • Molimerx - The Golden Baton, Time Machine, Arrow of Death: Part 1 - page 8
  • Bug-Byte - 747, Chess, Labyrinth, Backgammon, Last Run, Rhino - Wiggle, Atom Invaders, Pinball, Star Trek, Atom Breakout, Fruit Machine, UFO Bomber, Lunar Lander, Golf, Squares - Simon - Parachute, Mini-Breakout - Mini-Invaders, Breakout, The Damsel and the Beast, Program Pack 6 - page 18
  • Sinclair Research - Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 1 & Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 4 - page 21
  • Kansas City Systems - Arcade Scramble - page 44
  • DK'Tronics - Deflex, 3D/3D Labyrinth, Centipede - page 44
  • Acornsoft - Games Pack 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 - page 54
  • Hewson Consultants - Mini Space Intruders, Space Intruders, Planet Lander - page 56
  • Macronics - 1k Space Invaders, 1k Breakout - page 56
  • Essential Software Company - Galaxy Invasion, Super Nova, Cosmic Fighter, Attack Force, Robot Attack, Gobble Man, Deathmaze 5000, Labyrinth, Asylum - page 73
  • Quicksilva - QS Defender, QS Asteroids - page 88
  • Silversoft - Star Trek, Games Pack 1 - page 94
  • Control Technology - Pack 16/1, Pack 16/2, Tape Book 50 - page 95
  • Sharpsoft - The Dungeons of Death, Othello, Stockmarket "F", Towering Inferno, Head On, Las Vegas, Asteroids, Simon MZ80k, Empire II, Election 1984, Escape from Colditz - page 95

Magazines

  • Educational Computing - pages 14,48
  • C+VG - pages 86-87

AnalysisEdit

Type Pages %
Features 14.3 14%
Reviews 7.6 8%
News 3.3 3%
Competitions 2 2%
Other Editorial (Contents, Surveys, etc..) 4 4%
Tips 0.5 1%
Letters 2 2%
Type-Ins 27 27%
Advert: Games 8.5 9%
Advert: Magazines 4 4%
Advert: Other 26.8 27%
Total Editorial 60.7 61%
Total Adverts 39.3 39%

Other CreditsEdit

Assistant Editor

Elspeth Joiner

Editorial Assistant

Susan Cameron

Art Director

Paul Flint

Design

Linda Freeman

Illustrator

Gary Scrace

Publisher

Tom Moloney

Other Contributors

David Annal, Ted Ball, Max Bramer, Keith Campbell, Gary Marshall, Keith Mott, Moira Norrie, Allan Scarff

Issues IndexEdit

C+VG Index
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1981                     C+VG Issue 1
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C+VG Issue 2
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1982 C+VG Issue 3
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