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This issue was cover-dated December 1983 / January 1984 and cost 75p.

News DeskEdit

Headlines - 2 pages (7,9)

  • A portable feast: SX64 to go on sale before Christmas - (7)
  • Commodore gets that tip-top feeling: Commodore claims to be the top-selling UK home computer company - (7)
  • Precision offers database potential: Superbase 64 to be released by Precision Software - (7)
  • Rose blossoms at Phoenix: Founder of Romik Software Gerry Rose sets up Phoenix Software. Phoenix to release Four Gates to Freedom on the VIC-20 and The Sorcerer's Apprentice on the C64 - (7)
  • Channel 8 Software to release all 10 Mysterious Adventures on the C64 - (7)
  • And now... Revenge of the Mutant Camels - (9)
  • Cheaper printing: Softex offering low cost printer interface that allows the Sinclair ZX printer to work on C64 or VIC - (9)
  • Alice makes you wonder: Alice in Videoland, a new disk only game, being developed in USA - (9)
  • Corby factory in full swing: 5,000 computers a day being produced - (9)
  • Stack promises all the fun of the fair: Stack Light Rifle and games for the VIC and C64 - (9)
  • Commodore sponsor English Basketball Association - (9)

ReviewsEdit

Software Review: Commodore brings out a mixed batch - 2½ pages (10-12)

Peter Gerrard takes a long, hard look at the software Commodore itself puts out

FeaturesEdit

Contents / Editorial - 1 page (3)

Letters Page - 1 page (5)

Hardware Review: All the pleasures of printing - and some of the pain - 3 pages (15-17)

Peter Gerrard assess the range of printers on offer for Commodore users, from daisywheels to dot matrix models - and offers some advice to insomniacs.

Profile: The department which has designs on you - 2 pages (28-29)

Graham Cunningham talks to Gail Wellington - the lady leading Commodore's software charge

Programming: Design your own business program - 2½ pages (33,35-36)

An extract from Jim Hall's forthcoming book "Business Applications on the 64"

Hardware: First Steps on the road to robot building - 2 pages (45,47)

The first few stages in constructing turtles and micromice may be inexpensive but not without the occasional stumbling block, as Dr John Billingsley explains.

Answer Back - 1 page (49)

Competition Corner / Market View: Shake, rattle and roll... - 1 page (50)

Type-InsEdit

Programming: Vross the minefield at your own risk - 2 pages (18,20)

Peter Gerrard steers Vic 20 owners through the minefield of programming.

Star Game: Go into space on your 64 - 2 pages (22,24)

Les Allan's Bomber Run turns you and your craft loose in the 'wild blue yonder'

Program Listings: Commodore Software File - 5 pages (39-43)

Other CreditsEdit

News Editor

David Kelly

Software Editor

Graham Taylor

Publishing Director

Jenny Ireland

External LinksEdit

You can get this magazine on DVD from The Zzuperstore

Issue IndexEdit

Commodore Horizons Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1983                       Commodore Horizons Issue 1
1
1984   Cover missing
2
Commodore Horizons Issue 3
3
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4
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5
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6
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7
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8
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9
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10
Cover missing
11
Cover missing
12
1985 Cover missing
13
Cover missing
14
Cover missing
15
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16
Cover missing
17
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18
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19
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20
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21
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22
Cover missing
23
Cover missing
24
1986 Cover missing
25
Cover missing
26
Cover missing
27
                 

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