Issue 9 - Mind Games Main Contents Sinclairvoyance

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Issue 10
January 1983

Nigel Clark
Consultant editor
Mike Johnston
Production editor
Harold Mayes MBE
Staff writer
John Gilbert
William Scolding
Editorial director
John Sterlicchi
Advertisement director
Simon Horgan
Advertisement manager
John Ross
Sales executive
Annette Burrows
Editorial/production assistant
Margaret Hawkins
Managing director
Terry Cartwright
Richard Hease

Sinclair User is published monthly by ECC Publications Ltd. It is not in any way connected with Sinclair Research Ltd.

  • SINCLAIRVOYANCE We greet the New Year with a look at what can be expected in the coming months.

  • SINCLAIR USER CLUB With many new Sinclairs being given as presents, we make a special offer to help to learn how to use them.

  • NEWS Strike at Timex in Dundee, sales of Spectrums to schools start slowly, and much more.

  • YOUR LETTERS You keep giving us your opinions on Sinclair User and the state of the Sinclair market. We print a special three pages of your views.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE Games are growing in sophistication and we review some of the latest on the market.

  • HARDWARE WORLD Our regular round-up of the latest improvements for your machines.

  • MAGIC SHOW Frank Adey reveals how to use your ZX-81 in magical ways.

  • STARTING FROM SCRATCH Our regular feature on how to begin getting enjoyment from your Sinclair.

  • PROGRAMMING The first in a new series by John Gilbert giving details of how to learn to write your own programs.

  • BOOKS Exploring your Spectrum is one of the subjects covered in this month's bookshelf.

  • EDUCATION Eric Deeson writes about the uses of Sinclair machines in schools.

  • TEACHING SOFTWARE With the growth of software for schools, Dave Sayers reviews another selection.

  • PROGRAM PRINTOUT Our regular programs section with nine pages of printouts for the Spectrum and the ZX-81.

  • HELPLINE Andrew Hewson answers another selection of problems from his postbag.

  • MIND GAMES An adventure is featured in this month's column by Philip Joy.


We look in-depth at the increasing amount of arcade-quality games and continue our series on good programming.

If you would like to contribute to any of the Sinclair User group of publications please send programs, articles or ideas for hardware projects to:
Sinclair User and Programs
ECC Publications,

Programs should be on cassette and articles should be typed. We cannot undertake to return them unless a stamped-addressed envelope is included.
We pay £10 for each program published and £50 per 1,000 words for each article used.

© Copyright 1983
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458

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Issue 9 - Mind Games Main Contents Sinclairvoyance