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Volume 1 Issue 1 was cover-dated October 1983 and cost 85p.

RegularsEdit

Contents - 1 page (3)

Coming Soon; Crossword - 1 page (11)

Todd's Lore - 2 pages (28-29)

User Groups - 2 pages (46-47)

Tommy's Tips - 2 pages (57,59)

Letters - 2 pages (61-62)

NewsEdit

Page 5

  • Simply File: DBMS for 64: Records management system for the C64 by Simple Software
  • Softsel's Hits: New software distributor Softsel issue list of best-selling games. The top 5 Commodore games were Zork I, Frogger, Deadline, Witness and Zork II
  • Clean it Up: B&R Electrical Products produce power surge protector call PowerCleaner
  • First 64 Assembler?: Mikro 64 from Supersoft and PAL from Kobra
  • New Winchester hard disk for CBM8000 from IMI Computing

Page 6

  • Guilding the Lily? Gosh...: Guild of Software Houses formed by leading publishers
  • Ticket to Ride: Virgin Fun Bus to go on tour showing off new games including Envahi and Creepers for the VIC-20
  • Instant Code: Dynatech code generator program "Codewriter" converted from PET to C64
  • Seeing Red: New software house Visions enlist the help of Steve Davis to publicise new snooker game

ReviewsEdit

Utilities

Easy Script (Word Processor) by Commodore for the C64. Reviewed by Nigel Ruth. - 1¾ pages (14,17)

Punters Progress:- J D Collins - 2 pages (25,27)

Scores out of Five
Software Title Publisher Genre Rating
Home Inventory Audiogenic Home Utilities 3
Home Office Audiogenic Home Utilities 4
Research Assistant Honeyfold Database 3
Totl Text Honeyfold Word Processor 3
Wordcraft-20 Audiogenic Word Processor 5
Flow Computer Room Flow Charts 1
Pixel Power Quicksilva Graphics Designer 1
Minikit Audiogenic Programming Aids 5

Graphics Packages Review: Stack's Vickit III and Commodore's Super Expander for the VIC-20 - Mike Todd - 2½ pages (37,39-40)

Hardware

Even better sound from the 64? The Hi-Res Soundbox tested - 1 page (12)

Books

Commodore 64 Computing  - 1½ pages (53-54)

Get More from the VIC 20  - ½ page (54)

FeaturesEdit

Commodore 64 Music: "Happy Birthday" - Jim Butterfield - 2 pages (8-9)

The Graphics Primer Part V: Smooth Simulations - Kevin Smart - 2 pages (22-23)

Visiting VIC-20 Video Part 4 - Jim Butterfield - 1½ pages (30,32)

The Complete Beginners Guide to Assembly Language Programming - 2½ pages (34-36)

Letter from America - Mike Apsey - 1 page (48)

An Epson on the 64? Attaching a Decent Printer - Chris Durham - 4 pages (49-52)

Type-InsEdit

Controlling a Joystick the easy way: STick for the VIC20 - 1½ pages (19,21)

Routines - 2 pages (42-43)

Big Race by J. Tully - 1 page (44)

Sheepdog; Poster Print - 1 page (45)

Other CreditsEdit

Writer

Bohdan Buciak

Editorial Assistant

Nicky Chapman

Art/Production Editor

Paul Hulme

Contributors

Chris Durham, Jim Butterfield, Mike Apsey, Kevin Smart, Mike Todd, Nigel Ruth

External LinksEdit

You can get this magazine on DVD from The Zzuperstore

Issue IndexEdit

Commodore User / CU Amiga Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1983 0 1 2 3
1984 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1985 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
1986 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
1987 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51
1988 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63
1989 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75
1990 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87
1991 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
1992 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111
1993 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123
1994 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135
1995 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147
1996 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159
1997 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171
1998 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181

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