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Issue 58
January 1987

Editor
David Kelly
Deputy editor
John Gilbert
Senior staff writer
Graham Taylor
Staff writer
Jim Douglas
Designer
Gareth Jones
Adventure help
Gordo Greatbelly
ZapChat
Jon Riglar
Helpline
Andrew Hewson
Contributors
Richard Price
Andy Moss
Gary Rook
Hardware correspondent
Rupert Goodwins
Advertisement manager
Louise Fanthorpe
Deputy advertisement manager
Jacqui Pope
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 Courtesy of 2000AD magazine

SOFTWARE
ADVENTUREAdventure
ALIENSElectric Dreams
ALIENBug Byte
BETTER BASIC (QL)Digital Precision
BLACK HAWKCreative Sparks
BREAK THRUUS Gold
CITY SLICKERHewson
COBRAOcean
CONTACT SAM CRUISEMicrosphere
DEFCOMQuicksilva
DEMON FROM THE DARKSIDECompass
DOME TROOPERMatand
DONKEY KONGOcean
DON'T PANIC, PANIC NOWDented Designs
DOUBLE TAKEOcean
DRACULACRL
DR WHATCRL
FAT WORM BLOWS A SPARKYDurell
FROSTBITEMikro-Gen
GRAPHICS TOOLKIT (QL)Pyramide
HERCULESAlpha Omega
HIGHLANDEROcean
INVESTMENT MONITORMichael Slatford
KINGS KEEPFirebird
NOSFERATUPiranha
OBLIVIONAlpha Omega
PARADISE CONNECTIONBirdseed
PHANTOMASCode Masters
PREHISTORIC ADVENTURECrusader
QLIBERATION (QL)Liberation
QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN ORANGE PEELDual Dimension
ROGUE TROOPERPiranha
SAMURAICRL
SHAO-LIN'S ROADThe Edge
SHARESCottage Computing
TERRA COGNITACode Masters
THE ARCHERSMosaic
THE PAWNRainbird
THEY STOLE A MILLIONAriolasoft
VALTRAK 4Morely Davis
ZUBMastertronic
COVER SMASH
Judge Dredd
PREVIEWS

The programs of tomorrow, today! What's HAPPENING in the wonderful world of software. With Scalextric, Jail Break, Tempest, SAS Strikeforce, Kayleth, Super Soccer, Deep Strike, Legend of Kage ...

FEATURES

Independent Adventures
Some of the best Quilled amateur efforts revealed

2000AD heroes
Judge Dredd - the law in Megacity One - and Rogue Trooper have both been tempted away from their cult comic and on to the little screen

Judge Dredd

Big Bang
Did you go for British Gas, BT or TSB shares? If so your micro can help you unravel the intricacies of the stock market

NEW FEATURE

MapChat
Maps of the hottest games - in incredible 3D colour

SURVEY

Simulations
We pick the all-time top six

THE YEAR 1986

1986 SU Readers Poll
Your chance to vote for your picks of the year - and to enter our real mega-compo

The hack's eye view
Find out what we thought of the year!

HARDWARE

Pistols at dawn
Mastertronic's Magnum and Britannia's Phasor 1 joysticks shoot it out face to face

Cheetah's MK5
Is this professional music on a budget?

RamPrint
Ram's printer interface has hidden depths

DIAGNOSTICS

Fault Finder
Hardware on the blink? Follow our easy-to-follow guide and find out what's up with your Spectrum

SEASONAL STUFF

Festive quiz

Santa Clive

Could you make it in the software world?

PRINTOUT

Crisis at Christmas
Ron and Nancy have a problem this Christmas with our festive machine code text adventure

COMPETITIONS

Top Guns - go for it
We've got copies of Ocean's new high-flyer plus copies of the film soundtrack, posters, and a chance for one special winner to see a real flight simulator in operation

Murder off Miami
Who dun it? Delta 4 and CRL that's who. And we've got an exclusive chance to go on a special murder-mystery weekend. It's just Cluedo comes to life

REGULARS

News
Charts
Letters
Code Talk - Anita Sinclair
The Write Stuff
Competition Winners
ZapChat
Hewson's Helpline
Gordo's Adventure tips
Sinclair Surgery
Next Month
Gremlin

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© Copyright 1986
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458


Issue 57 Main Contents Festive Quiz