1 2 1 Random Access A whole new section lor you to peruse, ponder and puzzle over Just make sure you have a pencil ready.,. Sure, we're not all programmers and those of us who prefer to play than poke have good reason to be grateful to those who produce the games so effi- ciently.But isn't there just the teeniest hankering for a bit more variety?3 | li t Clean out thai oak iree with Ramaird S Virmmtor. Champ floors ,he old balls' 130 The Blitter End This month's issue goes out with a bang, and no kidding SIGHT... AND SOUND 83 The Food Of Love From first sight to first night - an honest, no- holds-barred guide to the delicate subject of buy- ing your first synth.
ISSUE SEVEN - APRIL 1988 • £1 .50 ADVANCED- COMPUTER.
ENTERTAINMENT CAPTAIN BLOOD Inlogrames' Clone Ranger DEAD • REVIEWED CERT!
An Atari spokesman expressed satisfaction with ST sales last year, describing the machine as Ihe fastest-seling home computer t around within a month or two.
Quaflorba W Jon Elway leans on Ouarletba Advanced Computer Entertainment 9 METAL MOGGIES TAKE OVER Steve Cooke reports from the Earls Court Toy Fair...
AFTERBURNER Sega scotched PINK PAGES INTERVIEW iii-m'jf'Ni'j Midnight man's pla Atari have always had the greatest arcade games in the galaxy, now they're adding even more winners to the collection. W.1 biplane, to the brain-aching Archon battle of wits.
Whether you're landing the punches with Fight Night or using the awesome power of Thunderfox to blast the enemy, Atari give you the best com- bination of graphics speed and skill this side of Alpha Centauri.
26 Arcade Ace The Leaderboard hole-in-one controversy prompis certain readers to reach tor their clubs. 64 Updates We cast a critical eye over the latest conversions for your machine, including ST Test Drive.
Time Ban- dit on the Amiga - plus three new versions of the excellent Tefrrs.
Unlimited time on Que** BUY LINES 91 Adventures Bard's Tale II reviewed, together with news of Info- corn's Sherlock Holmes and Electronic Arts' Return to Atlantis Plus a Danish adventurer's tale ol toil and trouble as he plays an English game... when computers were regarded as 'hobbyist', we ali relied on the man in the street to provide us with software.
100 Subscription Save up to £4 o H a single game - and every one's a winner 1 99 Special Offers You reader, we crazy. The back pages of magazines were crammed full of ads for programs to do practically anything, from horoscopes to stock market options.
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