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Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 December 1985

Publication Date : 5th December 1985 to 11th December 1985

Publication Contents :

Page Item
1 Amstrad sets its sights on IBM [News Item]
Launching an IBM PC compatible machine next year
1 Lord of the Rings [News Item]
Part 1 to be released this week
2 Commando [Advert]
The smash hit No.1 Arcade Game!
4 Sinclair turns in 18.3m loss [News Item]
4 Sub-1,000 Amiga? [News Item]
7 Children's Christmas Crackers [Advert]
The giddy game show and Crack it! Towers
9 Cyberun [Advert]
Ultimate play the game
10 Zoids [Advert]
The battle begins
11 Beyond the blip [Article]
Graham Taylor
Micro Music Power
14 Moving up to 16-bit [Interview]
Christina Erskine
16 Their Finest Hour [Advert]
Century Communications
20 MS-2000 Mouse [Review]
22 Data Protection [News Item]
Jonathon Darks
The Data Protection Act is in the process of being implented.
27 London Adventure [Advert]
Tour London from your armchair
34 Breaking into the BIG time! [Advert]
Skywave Software
35 3-D plotter on Spectrum by Paul Rhodes [Article]
Paul Rodes
36 Name: Sandy White [Advert]
Sandy White
Author of Ant Attack and I, of the Mask
37 Make money with your Micro! [Advert]
P.W. Promotions
42 Trivia U.K. [Advert]
44 Touch Pad Screen Artist [Advert]
48 Charts [News Item]
Gallup/ Microscope
Top 20 & Readers' Chart No 55
55 No.1 Swords & Sorcery [Advert]
MIDAS Adventure Concept
56 Sweevo's World [Advert]
Gargoyle Games
"The funniest cartoon adventure you'll ever take part in"
58 Only the bravest fly... Tomahawk [Advert]
60 Pick of the week - Think! [Review]
62 Alternative World [Article]
George Simmers
63 There's never been a better reason for looking forward to Winter! [Advert]
Winter Games
64 Roller Coaster [Advert]
The world's first theme park game with numerous hair-raising attractions.

Creator : Sunshine Publications

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH28817. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
Article: Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 December 1985

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