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Launch Editor

Steve Jarratt

Company

Future Publishing

ISSN

First Date

October 1990

Final Date

October 1995

Total Issues

61

Commodore Format was a relatively late launch into the Commodore 64's life, launching with the October 1990 issue by Future Publishing and helmed by Steve Jarratt.

EditorsEdit

Steve Jarratt
Collin Campbell
Trenton Webb
Andy Hutchinson
Dave Golder
Tim Norris & Karen Levell
Rebecca Lack
Karen Levell
Simon Forrester

Farewell editionEdit

Issue 61 was the farewell Collector's Edition, containing retrospective on all things CF. Past Editors like Trenton Webb and Dave Golder contributed to the last issue and recalled their best moments at CF and bidded farwell.

Top Ten CF Games listEdit

The Top Ten best C64 games lists were published, in alphabetical order, from a selection of over 2,000.

Game Title Publisher Overall Rating Issue Reviewed
The Addams Family Ocean 93% 34
Creatures Thalamus 94% 26
Heroquest Gremlin Graphics 94% 30
Mayhem In Monsterland Apex 100% 38
Myth System 3 84% 21
Nobby the Aardvark 96% 31
Rainbow Islands Ocean 92% 19
Smash TV Ocean 95% 29
Rick Dangerous 2 MicroStyle 94% 2
Stunt Car Racer MicroStyle 92% 15

StatsEdit

CirculationEdit

Year Jan-Jun Jul-Dec
1991 50,135 55,178
1992 60,045 44,442
1993 41,626 25,063

Games ReviewsEdit

Issue Games Reviewed Average Score Highest Score Highest scoring game Lowest Score Lowest scoring game
1 14 74% 91% Time Machine 49% Skate Wars
2 10 75% 94% Rick Dangerous II 55% Night Breed
3 12 80% 95% Buck Rogers 61% B.A.T.
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5 11 73% 92% Super Cars 46% Trevor Brooking's World Cup Glory
6 17 66% 97% Last Ninja III 11% Dick Tracy
7 12 77% 95% Supremacy 40% Grand Prix

Other InfoEdit

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Editor Publisher
1 October 1990 20th September 1990 100 £1.95 Steve Jarratt Future
2 November 1990 13th October 1990 100 £1.95 Steve Jarratt Future

IssuesEdit

Commodore Format Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1990 1 2 3
1991 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1992 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1993 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
1994 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51
1995 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61

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