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SU 49 Cover

Issue 49
April 1986

Editor
Bill Scolding
Deputy editor
John Gilbert
Staff writers
Chris Bourne
Clare Edgeley
Designer
Gareth Jones
Editorial secretary
Norisah Fenn
Adventure writers
Richard Price
Gordo Greatbelly
Helpline
Andrew Hewson
Hardware Correspondent
John Lambert
Business Correspondent
Mike Wright
Contributors
Nicole Segre
Jerry Muir
Advertisement manager
Louise Fanthorpe
Advertisement sales executive
Kathy McLennan
Production assistant
Jim McClure
Advertisement secretary
Linda Everest
Subscriptions manager
Carl Dunne
Publisher
Terry Pratt

Sinclair User is published monthly by EMAP Business and Computer Publications

Cover illustration David Lloyd

SOFTWARE
ANIMATOR 1Softcat
BENNY HILL'S MADCAP CHASE!dk'Tronics
BRUCE FORSYTH'S PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHTBritannia
FRIDAY 13THDomark
GERRY THE GERMFirebird
HYPA RAIDAtlantis
ICON GRAPHIXAudiogenic
LASER BASIC/LASER COMPILEROcean
MAX HEADROOM PREVIEWQuicksilva
MURDER HUNTBodkin
HOCUS POCUS PREVIEWQuicksilva
REALM OF IMPOSSIBILITYAriolasoft
RUNESTONEFirebird
SHOW JUMPINGAlligata
SKYFOXAriolasoft
SPITFIRE 40Mirrorsoft
TEMPLE TERRORAtlantis
THE GIDDY GAME SHOWMirrorsoft
THE HOLLOWGilsoft
THE PLANETS PREVIEWMartech
YABBA DABBA DOOQuicksilva
ZORROUS Gold
128 SPECIAL

128 Launch
How the new machine was born

Knight Tyme

DALEY'S SUPERTEST
NEVERENDING STORY
LODE RUNNER
GLADIATOR
TECHNICIAN TED
KNIGHT TYME PREVIEW
SWEEVO'S WHIRLED!
ROCKY HORROR SHOW
THREE WEEKS IN PARADISE

128 Music
Chris Bourne takes you through the programming of a simple piece

FEATURES

Enigma Force
Join Zark, Syylk, Sevrina and Maul as they guide you to victory in their fight against Zoff

Fairy Story
Andrew Hewson tells tales. Any similarity to real people is, of course, purely coincidental

HARDWARE
Kempston Mouse

Kempston Mouse
The complete graphics package

Trojan Light Pen
At last - a light pen that works

128 Disc Drive
We review the first disc system for the new Spectrum 128

System 7 Reset Switch
Reduce wear on your sockets

QLINK

Join the Club
John Gilbert examines the level of backup support for QL users

QL Paint
Sinclair's graphics package

Pro Fortran-77
Prospero produces a version of the scientist's favoured language

The Wanderer
Pyramide's 3D space game

QL Printer
John Lambert investigates three printers for the QL including the new badged machine from Sinclair

LISTINGS

Death Duel
Push your reflexes to the limit in this one or two player machine code all action game

Hall of Slime
Fight the good fight against the crawling slime. We've added notes to help you understand each section

COMPETITIONS

Show Jumping Quiz
Win a Spectrum 128 in our great new show-jumping contest - a challenge your horse certainly can't refuse

REGULARS

News
Top 30
Letters
ZapChat
Adventure Helpline

Gordo Greatbelly expands!
Hewson's Helpline
Andrew Hewson examines arithmetic on the Spectrum and provides some pointers for 128 programmers
Sinclair Surgery
Next Month
Gremlin

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© Copyright 1986
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458


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