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Issue 50
May 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 Rowe

SOFTWARE
128 MUSIC BOXMelbourne House
ADVENTURE GAME PACKCentral Solutions
ARC OF YESOD 128Thor
BACK TO THE FUTUREElectric Dreams
BATMANOcean
BOMBJACKElite
BOUNCESMonolith
CRACK IT! TOWERSMirrorsoft
DUNGEON DARECentral Solutions
FA CUP FOOTBALLVirgin
FALKLANDS 82PSS
FATHER OF DARKNESS/MURDERCentral Solutions
FLYER FOXBug Byte
FOURMOST ADVENTURESGlobal
MAX HEADROOMQuicksilva
MUGSY'S REVENGEMelbourne House
NODES OF YESOD 128Odin
QUAZATRONHewson
ROBIN OF THE WOOD 128Odin
SODOV THE SORCERERBug Byte
SAI COMBATMirrorsoft
TURBO ESPRITDurell
FEATURES

The Last Word
Saga's Classic word processing system is tailored to suit your every need

The Writer
Drop-down menus, a Help facility and Word Star compatability, this program from Softechnics has it all

Tasword Three
Tasman puts its established word processor on microdrive

HARDWARE
Digit kit

Software from Germany
EASE and Giga-Basic - two mouse-driven operating systems from Europe

Digit keyboard kit
Add extra spring to your keys with this upgrade kit from Frel

QLINK
Scrabble

Blast from the past
John Gilbert blows away the cobwebs and reviews two excellent games with themes from the dark ages

Windows, Icons, Fonts
Create your own icons and windows with Eigen's upgraded screen dump routine

QL Super Astrologer
Digital Precision takes a look at the stars

Nemesis
Alchemist goes adventuring in a tale of the dark arts

QL Scrabble
Classic entertainment from Leisure Genius

LISTINGS

Fleapit
Dice with death down a deep pit as Freddie the Flea tries to jump his way out of trouble

Patterns
There's not a great deal to do but watch as this tiny program produces some beautifully complex programs

Escape from the Underworld
Blast your way out of the caves in this action-packed alien-blasting program. We have added notes to help you understand what each section does as you type it in

COMPETITION

Quazatron brain-teaser
100 copies of Hewson's superb Classic game are up for grabs if you can solve the mysteries of the wordsquare

REGULARS

News
Top 30
Letters
ZapChat
Adventure Helpline

Gordo solves some problems
Hewson's Helpline
Andrew Hewson reviews the history of Sinclair machines and describes the uses of Peek and Poke
Sinclair Surgery
Next Month
Gremlin

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© Copyright 1986
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458


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