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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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1984 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
1985 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
1986 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
1987 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
1988 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70
1989 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82
1990 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
1991 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106
1992 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115

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