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Issue dated February 1984 and priced at 85p

NewsEdit

Commodores portable SX-64 now on general sale for £895. (4)

VIC-20 Software Users Library set up for members to rent games. (4)

FeaturesEdit

Tommy's Tips - 2 pages (11,13)

Interview with Gail Wellington, Commodore's Software Products Manager. - 3 pages (14,17-18)

More complex sound on the VIC - Jonathon Reynolds - 3 pages (21,23-24)

Epson and Vic - Chris Durham - 2 pages (31-32)

Forth and the VIC: Part 1 - an introduction - Richard Hunt - 1½ pages (35-36)

Business on the 64: An introduction to business packages - 2 pages (39-40)

Commodore 64 Video: Part 3: Sprites - Jim Butterfield - 2 pages (59,61)

Todd's Lore: Those Delightful Characters - Mike Todd - 3 pages (73-75)

Company Profile: Stack - Bohdan Buciak - 2 pages (78-79)

Guide to Assembly Language Programming: Part 5 - David Pinless - 2½ pages (80,83-84)

Letters - 2 pages (91-93)

ReviewsEdit

GamesEdit

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

Software Title Publisher Format Reviewer Page
Pres
Skill
Inter
Value
A Country Garden Audiogenic VIC-20 J D Collins 27 4 3 3 4
Alphoids Romik VIC-20 J D Collins 27 3 3 3 4
Alien Demon / Plague K-Tel Software VIC-20 J D Collins 27 2 3 2 1
Bonzo Audiogenic VIC-20 RB 27,29 4 3 3 3
747 Pilot Victay VIC-20 J D Collins 29 1 3 1 1
Grand Master Audiogenic VIC-20 J D Collins 29 4 5 4 4
Jetpac Ultimate VIC-20 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
29 4 3 5 5
Pit Audiogenic VIC-20 J D Collins 29 3 3 2 2
Outback Paramount VIC-20 LS 29 4 3 4 3
Super Cassette A & B Melbourne Hse C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
55 3 2 2 3
Exploring Adventures on the 64 Duckworth C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
55,57 2 3 3 5
Super Dogfight Terminal C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
57 3 2 2 2
Road Toad Audiogenic C64 Paul Roper,
Wendy Greaves
57 3 3 2 2

UtilitiesEdit

Vizawrite 64 - Word Processor - Chris Durham - 2½ pages (46,51,53)

CodeWriter - Programming Aid - Neville Ash - 2½ pages (62,65,67)

OtherEdit

VIC-20 Exposed - Melbourne House - Book - 7/10 - 1 page (37)

The Commodore 64 Games Book - Granada Publishing - Book - ½ page (45)

Commodore 64 Games Book - Melbourne House - Book - ½ page (45)

Interpod - Oxford Computer Systems - IEEE/RS232 Adapter - Simon Potter - 2 pages (85-86)

Type-InsEdit

Sprite Editor by David Elliott - 2½ pages (68-70)

Blopper by Chris Preston - 2 pages (71-72)

Hieroglyphic by David Roberts - (77)

Kaleidoscope by Neil Phillips - (77)

Other CreditsEdit

Writer

Bohdan Buciak

Editorial Assistant

Nicky Chapman

Art/Production Editor

Paul Hulme

Contributors

Jonathon Reynolds, Richard Hunt, Jim Butterfield, Mike Todd, Bohdan Buciak, David Pinless, J D Collins, Paul Roper,Wendy Greaves, Chris Durham, Neville Ash, Simon Potter

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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