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Launch Editor

Duncan Scot

Company

IPC Business Press

ISSN

0263 088S

First Date

June 1981

Final Date

Aug/Sep 1988 (Unconfirmed)

Total Issues

84 (Unconfirmed)

A serious multi-format magazine that only occasionally covered games in its early issues.  Incorporated ST Update in the December 1987 issue.

EditorsEdit

Duncan Scot (Jun 1981 - April 1982) - 9 issues

Toby Wolpe (May 1982 - Jan 1986) - 45 issues

Simon Beesley (Feb 1986) - 1 issue

Gary Evans (Mar 1986 - Mar 1987) - 13 issues

Simon Craven (Apr 1987 - Dec 1987) - 9 issues

Francis Jago (Jan 1988 - ?) - ? issues

WritersEdit

Please see here for a list of writers who are credited with writing articles or reviews in Your Computer.

StatsEdit

Circulation FiguresEdit

Year Jan-Jun Jul-Dec
1982 84,250 72,875
1983 122,642
1984 154,334 131,769


ReviewsEdit

Games reviewed in brackets, means no score was awarded.

For a list of games reviewed by Your Computer click here.

Issue Games Reviewed Average Score Highest Score Lowest Score
1.03 7 11/40 26/40 - Tape 1 (ZX81) 1/40 - Brkout / Ack-Ack (ZX80)
2.02 16 28/40 36/40 - Stock Market (ZX81) 20/40 - Star Trek (ZX81)
2.05 22 66% 33/40 - Galaxy Invaders (ZX81) 3/10 - 3D Monster Maze (ZX81)
2.11 34 74% 38/40 - Mazogs (ZX81) 17/35 - The Damsel and the Beast (ZX81)

Other InfoEdit

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Editor Publisher
1.01 June/July 1981 25 May 1981* 64 £0.50 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
1.02 August/September 1981 27 July 1981* 76 £0.50 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
1.03 October 1981 27 September 1981 84 £0.50 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
1.04 November 1981 26 October 1981* 92 £0.50 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
1.05 December 1981 30 November 1981* 100 £0.50 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
2.01 January 1982 28 December 1981* 88 £0.60 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
2.02 February 1982 January 1982* 88 £0.60 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
2.03 March 1982 February 1982* 96 £0.60 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
2.04 April 1982 March 1982* 108 £0.60 Duncan Scot IPC Business Press
2.05 May 1982 April 1982* 112 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.06 June 1982 May 1982* 108 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.07 July 1982 June 1982* 124 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.08 August 1982 July 1982* 116 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.09 September 1982 August 1982* 132 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.10 October 1982 September 1982* 140 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.11 November 1982 October 1982* 154 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
2.12 December 1982 November 1982* 164 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
3.01 January 1983 December 1982* 148 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
3.02 February 1983 January 1983* 156 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
3.03 March 1983 February 1983* 172 £0.60 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
3.04 April 1983 March 1983* 196 £0.70 Toby Wolpe IPC Business Press
3.05 May 1983 April 1983* 220 £0.70 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.06 June 1983 May 1983* 236 £0.70 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.07 July 1983 June 1983* 220 £0.70 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.08 August 1983 July 1983* 204 £0.70 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.09 September 1983 August 1983* Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.10 October 1983 September 1983* 260 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.11 November 1983 October 1983* £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
3.12 December 1983 November 1983* 332 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.01 January 1984 December 1983* 276 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.02 February 1984 January 1984 244 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.03 March 1984 February 1984 236 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.04 April 1984 March 1984 236 £0.80 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.05 May 1984 April 1984 212 £0.85 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.06 June 1984 May 1984 220 £0.85 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.07 July 1984 June 1984 188 £0.85 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.09 September 1984 August 1984 196 £0.85 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.10 October 1984 September 1984 218 £0.90 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.11 November 1984 October 1984 250 £0.90 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
4.12 December 1984 November 1984 274 £0.90 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.01 January 1985 December 1984 212 £0.90 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.02 February 1985 January 1985 156 £0.90 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.03 March 1985 February 1985 148 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.04 April 1985 March 1985 164 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.05 May 1985 April 1985 148 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.06 June 1985 May 1985 140 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.07 July 1985 June 1985 124 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.08 August 1985 July 1985 108 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.09 September 1985 August 1985 108 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.10 October 1985 September 1985 116 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.11 November 1985 October 1985 132 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
5.12 December 1985 November 1985 148 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Business Press Int.
6.01 January 1986 December 1985 132 £1.00 Toby Wolpe Focus
6.02 February 1986 January 1986 100 £1.00 Simon Beesley Focus
6.03 March 1986 February 1986 92 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.04 April 1986 March 1986 100 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.05 May 1986 April 1986 88 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.06 June 1986 May 1986 100 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.07 July 1986 June 1986 92 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.08 August 1986 July 1986 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.09 September 1986 August 1986 100 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.10 October 1986 26 September 1986 100 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.11 November 1986 27 October 1986 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
6.12 December 1986 November 1986 100 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
7.01 January 1987 19 December 1986 92 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
7.02 February 1987 22 January 1987 84 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
7.03 March 1987 February 1987 84 £1.00 Gary Evans Focus
69 April 1987 March 1987 84 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
70 May 1987 April 1987 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
71 June 1987 May 1987 76 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
72 July 1987 June 1987 76 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
73 August 1987 23 July 1987 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
74 September 1987 August 1987 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
75 October 1987 September 1987 84 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
76 November 1987 8 October 1987 84 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
77 December 1987 12 November 1987 100 £1.20 Simon Craven Focus
78 January 1988 10 December 1987 92 £1.35 Francis Jago Focus
79 February 1988 14 January 1988 76 £1.35 Francis Jago Focus
80 March 1988 11 February 1988 £1.35 Francis Jago Focus
81 April 1988 March 1988 76 £1.35 Francis Jago Focus
82 May 1988 14 April 1988
83 June/July 1988
84 August/September 1988

 * Assumption as according to Issue 2 it was published at the start of the last week of the month.

External LinksEdit

OldGameMags has a selection of issues scanned in.

Issue IndexEdit

Your Computer Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1981 Your Computer Issue 1
1
Your Computer Issue 2
2
Your Computer Issue 3
3
Your Computer Issue 4
4
Your Computer Issue 5
5
1982 Your Computer Issue 6
6
Your Computer Issue 7
7
Your Computer Issue 8
8
Your Computer Issue 9
9
Your Computer Issue 10
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Your Computer Issue 11
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Your Computer Issue 12
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Your Computer Issue 13
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Your Computer Issue 14
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Your Computer Issue 15
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Your Computer Issue 16
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Your Computer Issue 17
17
1983 Your Computer Issue 18
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Your Computer Issue 19
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Your Computer Issue 20
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Your Computer Issue 21
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Your Computer Issue 22
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Your Computer Issue 23
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Your Computer Issue 24
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Your Computer Issue 25
25
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26
Your Computer Issue 27
27
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28
Your Computer Issue 29
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1984 Your Computer Issue 30
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Your Computer Issue 31
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Your Computer Issue 32
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Your Computer Issue 33
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Your Computer Issue 34
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Your Computer Issue 35
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Your Computer Issue 36
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Your Computer Issue 38
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Your Computer Issue 39
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Your Computer Issue 40
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1985 Your Computer Issue 41
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Your Computer Issue 42
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Your Computer Issue 43
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Your Computer Issue 44
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Your Computer Issue 45
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Your Computer Issue 46
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Your Computer Issue 47
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Your Computer Issue 48
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Your Computer Issue 49
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Your Computer Issue 50
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Your Computer Issue 51
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Your Computer Issue 52
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1986 Your Computer Issue 53
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Your Computer Issue 54
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Your Computer Issue 55
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Your Computer Issue 56
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Your Computer Issue 57
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Your Computer Issue 58
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Your Computer Issue 59
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Your Computer Issue 60
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Your Computer Issue 62
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Your Computer Issue 63
63
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64
1987 Your Computer Issue 65
65
Your Computer Issue 66
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Your Computer Issue 67
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Your Computer Issue 68
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Your Computer Issue 69
69
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Your Computer Issue 71
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Your Computer Issue 72
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Your Computer Issue 75
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Your Computer Issue 76
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1988 Your Computer Issue 77
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Your Computer Issue 78
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Your Computer Issue 79
79
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Your Computer Issue 81
81
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84

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