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The Micro User
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Launch Editor

Mike Bibby

Company

Database Publications

ISSN

0265-4040

First Date

March 1983

Final Date

September 1992

Total Issues

115

This magazine was called BBC Micro User for the first 3 issues, it then became The Micro User.

EditorsEdit

Mike Bibby (Mar 1983 - ) As Features Editor

Derek Meakin (Mar 1983 - ) As Managing Editor

Alan McLachlan

Peter Davidson

WritersEdit

Please see here for a list of writers who are credited with writing articles or reviews in The Micro User.

StatsEdit

Circulation FiguresEdit

Year Jan-Jun Jul-Dec
1986 59,727
1988 40,376

ReviewsEdit

See here for a list of games reviewed in Micro User

Issue Reviews Avg Score Highest Score Highest Scoring Game(s) Lowest Score Lowest Scoring Game(s)
63 7 8.3 9 Bismarck, Quest, Kingdom of Hamil, Chart Challenge '88, Conqueror 6 Tutankhamun's Revenge
64 4 9.0 9 Tetris, Indoor Sports, Boulder Dash, Play it Again Sam 2 - N/A
65 5 8.4 9 Icarus, Hex 8 Saigon, Spycat, Dreamtime
66 4 5.8 8 The Way of the Exploding Fist, Desktop Games 0 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less
67 8 7.4 9 Return to Doom, American Suds 4 Missile Control
68 7 7.7 9 Anarchy Zone, Time and Magik, The Taroda Scheme 6 Enthar Seven, Darts
7.11 3 8.7 10 Scapeghost 8 Blast!, Trivial Pursuit

Other InfoEdit

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Features Editor Publisher
1.1 March 1983 February 1983 80 £1.00 Mike Bibby Database
1.2 April 1983 March 1983 104 £1.00 Mike Bibby Database
1.3 May 1983 April 1983 104 £1.00 Mike Bibby Database
1.4 June 1983 May 1983 112 £1.00 Mike Bibby Database
6.3 May 1988 6th April 1988 164 £1.25 Peter Davidson Database
6.4 June 1988 4th May 1988 156 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
6.5 July 1988 1st June 1988 156 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
6.6 August 1988 6th July 1988 140 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
6.7 September 1988 3rd August 1988 124 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
6.8 October 1988 7th September 1988 140 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
6.9 November 1988 5th October 1988 140 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database
7.11 January 1990 132 £1.50 Peter Davidson Database

Issue IndexEdit

Micro User Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1983     Micro User Issue 1
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Micro User Issue 2
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Micro User Issue 3
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Micro User Issue 4
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Micro User Issue 5
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Micro User Issue 6
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Micro User Issue 7
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Micro User Issue 8
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Micro User Issue 9
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Micro User Issue 10
10
1984 Micro User Issue 11
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Micro User Issue 12
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Micro User Issue 13
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Micro User Issue 16
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