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Issue dated January 1984 and priced at 85p

NewsEdit

Commodore in Scandinavia - 1 page (5)

"Home computers are not all they are cracked up to be." Coleco distributors CBS Electronics - (6)

First computer series broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984

K-Tel Software to release Doublesiders for VIC and C64. A different game on each side of the tape - (8)

FeaturesEdit

Mixing Machine Code and Basic - Jonathan Turpin - 2 pages (27-28)

The Complete Beginners Guide to Assembly Language - 2 pages (32-33)

Using Cassette Files: Advanced Techniques - David Bolton - 1½ pages (35-36)

Commodore 64 Video: A Guided Tour - Jim Butterfield - 2 pages - (39,41)

Part 2: Multi Colour and Interrupts

Tommy's Tips - 2 pages (53-54)

Write Away (Letters) - 1½ pages (59-60)

ReviewsEdit

UtilitiesEdit

Word Processor: Wordcraft 40 - Chris Durham - 2½ pages (17-18,20)

GamesEdit

Key: Pres=Presentation, Skill=Skill Level, Inter=Interest

Software Title Publisher Format Reviewer Page
Pres
Skill
Inter
Value
Attack of the Mutant Camels Llamasoft C64 J D Collins 11 5 4 4 5
Balloon Rescue Alligata C64 Bohdan Buciak 11 3 4 4 4
Bat Attack Alligata C64 Bohdan Buciak 11 3 2 2 2
Blue Moon Merlin C64 Bohdan Buciak 11,13 3 4 2 3
California Gold Rush Anik C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
13 4 3 3 3
Dots & Boxes A.R. Software C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
13 5 4 4 4
Hustler Bubble Bus C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
13-14 5 3 4 5
Purple Turtles Quicksilva C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
14 5 4 3 3
Quintic Warrior Quicksilva C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
14 4 3 3 4
International Football Commodore C64 Bohdan Buciak 14 5 4 4 5
Snooker Visions C64 Bohdan Buciak 14 3 5 3 4

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Type-InsEdit

All-purpose Merge by Michael Wood - 1 page (25)

Split the Vic's Screen by Rae West - ½ page (30)

Screen Dump by Albert van Aardt - ½ page (30)

Orchard by Dave Hearn - 1½ pages (42-43)

Hi-res Demo by David Speck - 1 page (44-45)

Lightspeed by Albert van Aardt - 1 page (46)

3D Shapes by A Macielinski - ½ page (48)

Multitone by David Gardiner - 1 page (51)

Other CreditsEdit

Writer

Bohdan Buciak

Editorial Assistant

Nicky Chapman

Art/Production Editor

Paul Hulme

Contributors

J D Collins, Jim Butterfield, Chris Durham, Paul Roper, Wendy Greaves, Jonathan Turpin, David Bolton

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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