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This issue is dated February 1992 and was £2.95

On the DiskEdit

Deathbringer (Demo) - 2 pages (9-12)

Disktree (Utility) - (10)

Life Cycles (Bio-Rhythms) - (11-12)

Egaint (Shareware Game) - (11)

Quik (Loan Calculator) - (12)

NewsEdit

PC games are set to sweep the board - 1 page (17)

The software industry has been predicting, and hoping for, an explosion in the PC leisure market and, with the arrival of PC game bundles and high-quality software, it's finally come true.

Wing Commander and Ultima series on CD-Rom - (18)

Mirrorsoft joins the ranks of Maxwell closures - (22)

Other headlines:-

Silence is not golden - Adlib is; New GST DesignWorks for Windows; Cheaper CD-Roms; Microsoft aims for CD standard; Four for games - (18)
PC prices plummet; Death of the keyboard?; Siemens launches PCs for multimedia; A window on the heavens; New PC menu - (21)
Fax from your PC; Disk jockey on hold; Low-price 286 PC; Get yourself a power PC; Letts you learn - (22)

Game announcements:-

Super Tetris, Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed - (21)
Darklands, Crime City, Samurai: The Way of the Warrior - (22)

FeaturesEdit

Letters - 2 pages (24-25)

101 ways to explore the world of your PC

The PC - Tim Smith & Bob Wade - 2 pages (30-31)
DOS 5 - Tim Smith - 2 pages (38-39)
Communications - Richard Longhurst - 2 pages (44-45)
Music - Martin Walker - 2 pages (50-51)
Windows 3 - Jason Saunders - 2 pages (56-57)
DTP - Andrew Wright - 2 pages (62-63)
Programming - Cliff Ramshaw - 2 pages (68-69)
Graphics - Phil South - 2 pages (72-73)
Games - Bob Wade - 2 pages (80-81)
Alternatives - Richard Longhurst - 2 pages (86-87)

Classic Game: Indianapolis 500 - Bob Wade - 3 pages (82-84)

Q&A - 2 pages (102-103)

ReviewsEdit

GamesEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Score
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge US Gold / Lucasfilm Mark Ramshaw 5 32-36 91
Chessmaster 3000, The Mindscape Tim Smith 3 40-42 89
PGA Tour Golf: Plus Edition Electronic Arts Richard Longhurst 0.4 48 85
Oh No! More Lemmings Psygnosis Richard Longhurst 0.2 48 55
Their Finest Mission: Volume One US Gold / Lucasfilm Richard Longhurst 0.2 48-49 75
Bard's Tale Construction Kit, The Electronic Arts Richard Longhurst 0.2 49 58
Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe: P-38 Lightning US Gold / Lucasfilm Richard Longhurst 0.33 49 70
Wing Commander II: Special Operations 1 Mindscape / Origin Richard Longhurst 0.33 49 65
Legend of Robin Hood, The Sierra On-Line Tim Smith 3 52-54 70
Mike Ditka Ultimate Football Accolade Andy Smith 3 58-60 69
Godfather, The US Gold Jason Saunders 2 64-65 43
Cisco Heat Mirrorsoft Cliff Ramshaw 2 70-71 34
Falcon 3.0 Mirrorsoft Richard Longhurst 4 75-78 87
Air Land Sea Electronic Arts Richard Longhurst 0.5 104 75
Advantage Tennis Infogrames Richard Longhurst 0.25 104-105 60
Wild Wheels Ocean Richard Longhurst 0.2 105 30
Bard's Tale Trilogy, The Electronic Arts Richard Longhurst 0.25 105 60
Pit-Fighter Domark Richard Longhurst 0.2 105 40
Cadaver Mirrorsoft Richard Longhurst 0.2 105 30
Elvira: The Arcade Game Flair Software Richard Longhurst 0.25 105-106 58
Space Ace II: Borf's Revenge Readysoft / Empire Richard Longhurst 0.2 106 23
Dragon's Lair: Escape from Singe's Castle Readysoft / Empire Richard Longhurst 0.2 106 23
Bart vs. the Space Mutants Ocean / Acclaim Richard Longhurst 0.2 106 55
Supaplex Digital Integration Richard Longhurst 0.2 106 35

Public DomainEdit

Game Title Publisher Reviewer Pages Pg No(s) Score
Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy Apogee / ID Software Jason Saunders 1.5 97-98 9/10
EGATrek Nels Anderson Jason Saunders 0.75 99 9/10

TipsEdit

King's Quest V, Lemmings - 1 page (93)

Other CreditsEdit

Consultant Editor

John Minson

Features Editor

Tim Smith

Production Editor

Karl Foster

Staff Writers

Richard Longhurst, Jason Saunders

Art Editor

Martin Parfitt

Graphic Designer

Kevin Hibbert

Contributors

Mark Ramshaw, Andy Smith, Phil South, Cliff Ramshaw, Martin Walker, Andrew Wright

Publisher

Jane Richardson

Issue IndexEdit

PC Format Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Xmas
1991 123
1992 45678 910111213 1415
1993 161718192021222324252627
1994 282930313233343536373839
1995 404142434445464748495051
1996 52535455565758596061626364
1997 65666768697071727374757677
1998 78798081828384858687888990
1999 919293949596979899100101102103
2000 104105106107108109110111112113/114115116117
2001 118119120121122123124125126127128129130
2002 131132133134135136137138139140141142143
2003 144145146147148149150151152153154155156
2004 157158159160161162163164165166167168169
2005 170171172173174175176177178179180181182
2006 183184185186187188189190191192193194195
2007 196197198199200201202203204205206207208
2008 209210211212213214215216217218219220221
2009 222223224225226227228229230231232233234
2010 235236237238239240241242243244245246247
2011 248249250251252253254255256257258259260
2012 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273
2013 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281          

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