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This issue was cover-dated January 1984 and cost 95p.

FrontlinesEdit

Page 5 - ZX Tapeloader, Spectrum operating relay, Spectrum tidy unit, Forth

Page 6 - Interface 2 allows software to be supplied on cartridges

Page 7 - Microdrive feature, Sinclair flat screen miniature television, Sinclair ZX84?

Page 11 - Cattell IQ Test, Battle of the tapes: Spectrum Computing and 16/48 (Roger Munford)

Page 14 - Spectrum Micro Drive Book and Mastering Your ZX Microdrive reviewed (Roger Munford), Scope (Computer graphics language), Auto-Start cartridge

Page 15 - Petron Trichord, next issue

FeaturesEdit

Machine Code Breakout - Toni Baker - 1⅓ pages (17,19)

Learn the secrets of Spectrum RESET

Go-Faster: Flirting with Forth - Steve Mann- 3 pages (21-22,25)

Moving Graphics of the Horizontal Kind - Toni Baker- 2 pages (26,28)

"sp(ee)ki(ng) of spe(ck)t(rr)ums" - Mark Anson - 2 pages (30-31)

Introductory guide to speech analysis on home computers

Talk to me, oh MicroSpeech - Maggie Burton - 1½ pages (33,35)

Currah Computer Components's MicroSpeech

Cross Check - Jonathan How & John Nunn - 2½ pages (38-39,43)

Spectrum Chess II, Super Chess, Super Chess II, Master Chess & The Chess Player go head-to-head.

DIY Spectrum Keyboard Buffer - Stephen Adams - 3 pages (58,60,63)

Comprehensive instructions on linking the Spectrum to an alternate keyboard via its rear expansion port.

Sticking with Ajdustables - Andrew Pennell - pages (64,66

Programmable joysticks

Broadening your Communications Spectrum - John McNulty - 3 pages - (71-72,75)

Paperdata - Alan Jowett - 1½ pages (77-78)

What is a book?

Circe - Interview with Psion's David Potter - 1 page (96)

Spectrum SoftEdit

Software Round-up - Ron Smith - 3½ pages (47-48,50,53)

They came from outer space - Galactic Abductor, Missile Defence, Wild West Hero
Graphic adventures - Xadom, Smuggler's Cove, Woods of Winter, Velnor's Lair
Fun & games - Bugaboo, Manic Miner
Life's little pleasures - Slap Dab, Traxx, Quackers
Other stuff - 3D Strategy, Escape MCP, Gridrunner
Stimmulating simulations - Chequered Flag, Race Fun, Airliner

Type-InsEdit

Sir Clive - (80,83)

Showdown - (85-86,91)

Gnashers - (91-92)

Other CreditsEdit

Contributing Editor

Roger Munford

Technical Editor

Ron Smith

Editorial Consultant

Andrew Pennell

Software Consultant

Gavin Monk

Production Editor

Derek Cohen

Contributors

Guy Kewney, Phil Manchester, Toni Baker, Steve Mann, Stephen Adams, John McNulty, Mark Anson, Maggie Burton, Alan Jowett, John Nunn, Jonathan How

Art Editor

Jimmy Egerton

Publisher

Stephen England

External LinksEdit

You can find this magazine at the World of Spectrum archive. Or if you would like it on a DVD try The Zzuperstore

Issue IndexEdit

Your Spectrum Index
Date Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1984 1 _ 2 _ 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1985 _ 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

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