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This issue was dated January 1982 and was priced at 75p

RegularsEdit

Contents - 1 page (3)

Mailbag - 2 pages (5,7)

Competitions - 3 pages (9,11-12)

Chess - Max Bramer - 1 page (27)

Bridge - Alan Hiron - 1 page (29)

Bugs - 1 page (63)

Brainwave - 1 page (67)

Kit Korner - Keith Mott - 1 page (68)

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

Sounds - David Annal - 1 page (81)

Graphics - Garry Marshall - 1 page (83)

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 UK - 1⅓ pages (96-97)

Computer SoftwareEdit

NewsEdit

Honest Joe by Molimerx for the TRS-80 - (22)

Jumbo Jet Pilot by Thorn EMI for the Atari 800 - (22)

Moonraider by Program Power for the Nascom - (22)

Falcons by Piccadilly Software for the Apple II - (22)

Martians by Program Power for the Acorn Atom - (22)

The Cracks of Doom by Supersoft for the PET - (23)

Quadrax, Cosmiad and Carols from Newbear for the Sharp MZ-80k - (23)

The Dragon's Eye by Automated Simulations Inc for the Apple II - (23)

Dreamworld, The Time Machine and Arrow of Death by Molimerx for the TRS-80 - (23)

Sub Commander by Algray Software for the PET - (25)

Pegasus II by On-Line Systems for the Apple II - (25)

Code Maker/Code Breaker by Creative Software for the VIC-20 - (25)

Super Invasion by The Essential Software Company for the ZX-81 - (25)

Mini Sensory Chess Challenger released. - (25)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No(s)
Olympic Decathlon Microsoft Apple II ½ 86
Goblins Highland Computer Services Apple II ½ 86
Super Glooper Supersoft PET ¼ 87
Meteorites Supersoft PET ¼ 87
Super Invasion Essential Software Company ZX-80 & ZX-81 ¼ 87
Double Breakout Essential Software Company ZX-80 ¼ 87

Video ScreensEdit

NewsEdit

Treasure Hunt & Box Clever for the Voltmace Database - ¼ page (78)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Pg No(s)
Snafu Mattel Intellivision ¼ 78
Soccer Mattel Intellivision ½ 79
Satellite Attack Philips Philips G7000 ¼ 78
Jumping Acrobats Philips Philips G7000 ¼ 79
Fishing Derby Activision Atari 2600 ¼ 78
Skiing Activision Atari 2600 ¼ 79

Arcade ActionEdit

ReviewsEdit

Qix by Taito - (30)

Armor Attack by Cinematronics - (30)

Moon Shuttle by Nichibutsu - (30)

Frog and Spiders by Taito - (31)

TipsEdit

Defender by Williams - ¾ page (31)

AdventureEdit

Deathmaze 5000 by Essential Software Company for the TRS-80 and Video Genie - Keith Campbell - ½ page (65)

FeaturesEdit

Christmas 1982: What's in store - 2 pages (72-73)

Westrak CC3, Galaxy 10,000, PacMan 2, Blackbelt, Game & Watch, Game-Time watches, Munchman, Puck Monster & Puckman featured.

Soft Porn - Softporn Adventure - Elspeth Joiner - 1 page (77)

Type-InsEdit

The Four Octagons - 5 pages (16-20)

Speed Race for the TI99/4 - 2 pages (32-33)

Changing Hearts  for the Atari computers - 2 pages (34-35)

Tank Battle for the Sharp MZ-80k - 3 pages (36-37,39)

Treasure Hunt  for the Apple II - 6 pages (40-41,43-44,47,49)

Dragon Druggin  for the PET - 4 pages (50-52,54)

Life  for the Acorn Atom - 3 pages (55-57)

Entrapment  for the TRS-80 - 2 pages (59-60)

Android Attack  for the ZX-81 - 1 page (60)

Mole for the ZX-81 - ½ page (61)

Swag  for the ZX-81 - ½ page (61)

AdvertsEdit

Games

  • Molimerx - The Golden Baton, Time Machine, Arrow of Death: Part 1 - page 4
  • DK'Tronics - Deflex, 3D/3D Labyrinth, Centipede - page 10
  • Bug-Byte - Chess, Atom Invaders, Program Pack 4, Program Pack 6, 747, Pinball, Atom Breakout, Fruit Machine, Star Trek, UFO Bomber, Labyrinth, Lunar Lander, Backgammon, Golf, Last Run, Rhino - Wiggle, Squares - Simon - Parachute, Mini-Breakout - Mini-Invaders, The Damsel and the Beast - page 46
  • SubLOGIC - T80-FS1 Flight Simulator - page 48
  • Mr Micro Ltd - The Great Balloon Race, Gold Rush, Rainbow Passage - VIC Pot Shot - page 48
  • Automata - Can of Worms - page 62
  • Essential Software Company - Galaxy Invasion, Super Nova, Cosmic Fighter, Attack Force, Robot Attack, Gobble Man, Deathmaze 5000, Labyrinth, Asylum - page 64
  • Team 4 - Invaders / Hedgehog, Las Vegas #1, Trek '81, Battlechess, Starshoot - Acey Ducey - Jupiter Lander, 3D Micromaze, Rat Trap, Lunar Lander / 3D Maze / Dominoes - page 76
  • Acornsoft - Games Pack 9, Games Pack 10, Atom Adventures, Atom Chess - page 80
  • Kansas City Systems - Lord of the Rings - page 82
  • Video Software - 1k Party Tricks - page 82
  • A&F Software - Polecat, Early Warning, Minefield, Tangled - page 82
  • Mikro-Gen - Chess, ZX New York - page 89
  • Macronics - 1k Space Invaders, 3k Space Invaders, Nightmare Park, Dragon Maze - page 89
  • Program Power - Chess, Astrobirds, Lunar Lander, Invader Force, 3D Asteroids, Martians, Alien Maze, Demon Dungeon, Dambusters, Super Racetrack, Mazeball, Space Storm - page 92
  • Silversoft - Star Trek, Games Pack 1, Super-Wumpas, Games Pack 2 - page 92
  • Control Technology - Pack 16/1, Pack 16/2, Tape Book 50 - page 93
  • Holdco Ltd - Buried Treasure - page 93
  • Macronics - 1k Space Invaders, 1k Breakout, Star Trek, Mission of the Deep, Pontoon - Fruit Machine - page 94
  • Quicksilva - QS Defender, QS Asteroids - page 95

Magazines

  • C+VG - pages 14-15
  • Educational Computing - pages 38,88

AnalysisEdit

Type Pages %
Features 15.1 15%
Reviews 5.6 6%
News 3.3 3%
Competitions 3 3%
Other Editorial (Contents, Surveys, etc..) 4 4%
Tips 0.7 1%
Letters 2 2%
Type-Ins 29 29%
Advert: Games 11 11%
Advert: Magazines 4 4%
Advert: Other 22.3 22%
Total Editorial 62.7 63%
Total Adverts 37.3 37%

Other CreditsEdit

Assistant Editor

Elspeth Joiner

Editorial Assistant

Susan Cameron

Art Director

Paul Flint

Design

Linda Freeman

Publisher

Tom Moloney

Other Contributors

David Annal, Ted Ball, Max Bramer, Keith Campbell, Gary Marshall, Keith Mott, Moira Norrie, Alan Hiron

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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