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Issue 13
April 1983

Nigel Clark
Consultant editor
Mike Johnston
Production editor
Harold Mayes MBE
Staff writer
John Gilbert
William Scolding
Editorial director
John Sterlicchi
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.

  • SINCLAIRVOYANCE We look back at our first year and reveal some of our plans for the future.

  • SINCLAIR USER CLUB More offers and news about our popular club for readers.

  • NEWS Sinclair Research has sold its one millionth computer; the Oric is launched; more uses found for the Sinclair machines; and much more.

  • YOUR LETTERS Another wide range of views from our readers.

  • HARDWARE WORLD Stephen Adams looks at the latest add-ons reaching the market.

  • MAZE GAMES Many versions of the maze-cater games have been produced and John Gilbert has put them all together to test the standard.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE The software market is again dominated by new releases for the Spectrum in a larger-than-usual review section.

  • STARTING FROM SCRATCH This month we have expanded our regular section to include a glossary of the most common jargon of microcomputing.

  • SINCLAIR SIMON Our new hero takes another view of the Sinclair world.

  • USER OF THE MONTH Meet Eric Ansell, a retired shipbuilding manager, who is the first in our new series of users who have found something special in their machines.

  • INSIDE SINCLAIR We visit Camberley to look behind the scenes at the distribution system.

  • DISABLED AID A club at Bognor Regis decided to try to find a way to help severely handicapped people and produced a one-fingered typewriter.

  • PROGRAM PRINTOUT Eleven pages of listings for the Spectrum and the ZX-81.

  • SPECIAL OFFER Save almost £20 on our anniversary ZX printer package offer.

  • PROGRAMMING John Gilbert writes his next instalment in the series helping beginners to get to grips with Basic programming.

  • MEMIC 81 Battery-backed RAM for micros is here at last. Stephen Adams finds it cheap at the price.

  • HELPLINE Andrew Hewson answers your problems and provides advice to help you obtain the most from your machines.

  • MIND GAMES Quentin Heath looks at a three-part adventure game which has been reissued by Quicksilva.


John Gilbert completes his series on programming for beginners and considers some of the other computer languages which can now be put on Sinclair machines. Stephen Adams reviews the graphics board from DK'tronics.

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© Copyright 1983
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458

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Issue 12 - Mind Games Main Contents Sinclairvoyance