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

RegularsEdit

Contents - 1 page (3)

Mailbag - 3 pages (7,9,11)

  • Features letters for and against the Softporn Adventure feature from issue 3.

Competition - 1 page (16)

The Bugs - 1 page (24)

Go - Allan Scarff - 1 page (61)

Chess - Max Bramer - 1 page (65)

Graphics - Garry Marshall - 1 page (68)

Practical Programming - Ted Ball - 2 pages (70-71)

Sounds - David Annal - 1 page (72)

Down to Basics - Moira Norrie - 2 pages (76-77)

Brainwave - 1 page (79)

Kit Korner - Keith Mott - 1 page (81)

Hardcore: All you wanted to know about the Acorn Atom... but were afraid to ask - 2 pages (84-85)

Software Glossary - 1⅓ pages (86-87)

Computer SoftwareEdit

NewsEdit

Tombstone City by Texas Instruments for the TI99/4 - (20)

Southern Command by SSI for the Apple II - (20)

Love and Death by Automata for the ZX-81 - (20)

Airstrike by English Software for the Atari - (21)

Star Wars by Futura Software for the Nascom - (21)

Space Debris by Supersoft for the PET - (21)

Red Alert for the Apple II - (21)

Tank Raid by The Tangerine User Group for the Microtan - (23)

Ghost Hunter by Arcade Plus for the Atari - (23)

The Six Keys of Tangrin & Tanlan Adventure by Microtanic Software for the Microtan - (23)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Page No(s)
Computer Cube Unknown Apple II 82
Beam Me Up Scotty/Speedway Futura Software Nascom 82
Games Pack 9 (Snapper, Minotaur, Babies) Acornsoft Atom 83

Video ScreensEdit

NewsEdit

Quest for the Rings for the Philips G7000 - (75)

ReviewsEdit

Game Title Publisher Format Pages Page No(s)
Super Invader Interton VC4000 74
Grand Prix Acetronic MPU 1000 74
Battlefield Philips G7000 74
A Labyrinth Game/Supermind Philips G7000 75
Cockpit Interton VC4000 75

Arcade ActionEdit

ReviewsEdit

Cue Ball - Page 26

Loco-Motion (Guttang Gottong) by Konami - Page 26

Snap Jack by Universal - Page 27

Tempest by Atari - Page 27

TipsEdit

Moon Cresta by Nichibutsu - Page 26

AdventureEdit

by Keith Campbell - 1 page (62)

  • Adventure by Atari for the Atari 2600
  • Wizard's Mountain from the Software House

FeaturesEdit

Meet our top arcade player - 2 pages (14-15)

American Dreams - Robin Bradbeer - 2 pages (66-67)

  • Astrovision unveil 7 new games for the Astro Professional Arcade - Muncher, Cosmic Raider, The Incredible Wizard, Solar Conqueror, Space Fortress, Quest for the Orb & Pirate's Chase
  • Table top games from Coleco - Omega Race, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Berzerk & Frogger
  • Atari sign deal with D.C. to produce Defender, Berzerk and Star Raiders comics.
  • New games from Atari - Caverns of Mars, Pac-Man & Centipede - Atari 8-bit computers.
  • New releases from Activision for the Atari 2600 - Stampede, Barnstorming, Grand Prix and Space Shuttle: A Journey Into Space
  • New Intellivision games from Mattel - Star Strike, Space Hawk, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, Utopia, Reversi, Sub Hunt, Night Stalker, Tron: Maze-a-Tron, Tron: Deadly Discs, Frog Bog & Royal Dealer
  • Entex Electronics add four to its handheld range - Treasure Quest, Space Invaders, Select-A-Game and Grand Prix
  • Mattel introduce six new hand held games - Space Battle, Armor Battle, Formula Racer, Long Bomb Football, Competition Football and Dungeons and Dragons Computer Fantasy.
  • Imagic comes to terms with Atari to produce Atari 2600 games - Demon Attack, Star Voyager and Trick Shot - also Swords and Serpents for the Intellivision

Type-InsEdit

Star Trek III.4 for the Tandy TRS-80 - 7 pages (28-30,32-34,37)

Arena for the Sharp MZ-80k - 2 pages (38-39)

Dodger for the Apple II - 3 pages (40-41,43)

Air Attack for the PET - 3 pages (44-45,48)

Reversi for the ZX81 - 3 pages (50-51,53)

Octadraw for the Atari - 3 pages (54-56)

Entomb for the Atom - 2 pages (58-59)

AdvertsEdit

Games

  • Bug-Byte - Vicmen, Vicgammon, Dictator, The Damsel and the Beast, Star Trek, Invaders, 3D Oxo - Mars Rescue, Atom Invaders, Fruit Machine, Galaxians, Labyrinth, Lunar Lander, Chess, Golf, 747, Backgammon - page 8
  • Sinclair Research - Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 1, Sinclair ZX81 Cassette No 4 - page 17
  • Molimerx - Defend! - page 22
  • Kansas City Systems - Arcade Missile Command - page 42
  • Addictive Games - Football Manager - page 49
  • Macronics - 1k Space Invaders, 1k Breakout, Star Trek, Mission of the Deep, Pontoon - Fruit Machine - page 52
  • Quicksilva - QS Defender, QS Asteroids - page 52
  • DK'Tronics - Deflex, Rox, Ten Superb 3.5 Programs - page 57
  • Control Technology - Pack 16/1, Pack 16/2, Tape Book 50 - page 60
  • Silversoft - Star Trek, Games Pack 1, Super-Wumpas, Graphic Golf, 3D Mystery Maze - page 63
  • Mikro-Gen - Chess, ZX New York, ZX Space Invaders, ZX Breakout - page 63
  • DK'Tronics - Deflex, 3D/3D Labyrinth, Centipede - page 64
  • Psion - Fantasy Games - page 69

Other CreditsEdit

Assistant Editor

Elspeth Joiner

Editorial Assistant

Susan Cameron

Design

Linda Freeman

Production Editor

Tim Metcalfe

Publisher

Tom Moloney

Contributors

Allan Scarff, Max Bramer, Robin Bradbeer, Keith Campbell, Keith Mott, David Annal, Garry Marshall, Ted Ball, Moira Norrie

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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