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Issue 51
June 1986

Editor
David Kelly
Deputy editor
John Gilbert
Staff writer
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
Jerry Muir
Gary Rook
Skip Austin
Advertisement manager
Louise Fanthorpe
Senior sales executive
Rory Doyle
Production assistant
Alison Morton
Advertisement secretary
Linda Everest
Subscriptions manager
Carl Dunne
Publisher
Terry Pratt

Sinclair User is published monthly by EMAP Business and Computer Publications

Cover illustration Lee Sullivan

SOFTWARE
30 GAMESArgus
ALIEN HIGHWAYVortex
BALLBLAZERActivision
COMPUTER HITS 2Beau Jolly
CYBERUNUltimate
DELTA WINGCreative Sparks
GREEN BERETImagine
HEAVY ON THE MAGICKGargoyle
HOT SHOTSThe Force
KIRELAddictive
LEGEND OF THE AMAZON WOMENUS Gold
MARIE CELESTEAtlantis
OFF THE HOOKOff The Hook
POWER PRINT IIButtercraft
QUESTPROBE 3US Gold
RASPUTINFirebird
RED HAWKMelbourne House
SPACE HUNTERMastertronic
SPORT OF KINGSMastertronic
STARSTRIKE IIRealtime
THE COMET GAMEFirebird
THE TAROTPsychic
THE YOUNG ONESOrpheus
VOcean
WAY OF THE TIGERGremlin Graphics
WHICH? TAX GUIDEConsumer's Association
WHO DARES WINSAlligata
PREVIEW!

All the dirt on all the latest software releases
With Adventure Creator, Nexus, World Cup Carnival, Laser Genius, Super Bowl, Price of Magik, Equinox, Advanced Art Studio, Tujad, Biggles, Dynamite Dan II, Dark Sceptre and Toad Runner!

NEWS SCOOP!

Amstrad's Sinclair Secret

SuperSpectrum drawing

As well as the rights to the Spectrum Plus and 128K, Amstrad also bought the rights to Sinclair's secret project - the SuperSpectrum. Startling power in Amstrad's hands

FEATURES
Sir Clive

Tools of the Trade
Four of the top programmers' toolkits and Basic extension packs taken apart

Sir Clive bows out
As Sinclair prepares to take a back seat John Gilbert assesses his achievements from the ZX80 in the earliest days of the micro world right up to the QL and the C5

HARDWARE

AGF Teletext adaptor

Multiface 1

Spectrum Doodler light pen

Sandy Super-Q QL expansion board
All you ever wanted for your QL, in the Sandy Super-Q board

Sunset Video digitiser

QLINK

What the future holds
In the wake of the Amstrad deal John Gilbert looks at how the QL shapes up - plus new programs and support

Reviews

3D Slime Datalink Systems

Dragon Hold Rubicon

TechniQL Talent

PRINTOUT

Adventure Builder System
Design and run your own adventures with this easy-to-use Basic adventure development program to type in

COMPETITIONS
Heavy on the Magick

Super Bowl
The fridge is cool! A hundred tapes of US Gold's hefty American Football sports simulation to be won

Heavy on the Magick to win
150 copies of Gargoyle's latest biggie we need to lose

REGULARS

News
Top 30
Letters
ZapChat
Adventure Helpline

Gordo grabs another bouquet of nettles
Hewson's Helpline
More advice from where you most expect it
Sinclair Surgery
Next Month
Gremlin

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© Copyright 1986
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458


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