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Issue 23
February 1984

Bill Scolding
Deputy editor
Nicole Segre
Consultant editor
Mike Johnston
Managing production editor
Harold Mayes MBE
Software editor
John Gilbert
Program reviewer
Rebecca Ferguson
Brian King
Group advertisement manager
John Ross
Sales executive
Annette Burrows
Production assistant
Dezi Epaminondou
Editorial assistant
Colette McDermott
Managing editor
Nigel Clark
Managing director
Terry Cartwright
Richard Hease

Sinclair User is published monthly by ECC Publications Ltd.

  • SINCLAIRVOYANCE Once again we look into our crystal ball.

  • SINCLAIR USER CLUB Make the most of the latest Club special offers.

  • NEWS The new business machine from Sinclair Research, and software piracy are in the limelight this month.

  • SINCLAIR SIMON Our hero runs into trouble.

  • LETTERS Selected tips and opinions from our postbag.

  • HARDWARE WORLD An American printer, clip-on joysticks and other reviews.

  • ROBOT COMPETITION Your chance to win a robot and many other great prizes in the first part of our challenging contest.

  • DIY SOFTWARE John Gilbert's round-up looks at games designer packages.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE Five pages of reviews for the ZX-81 and Spectrum. [two parts]

  • USER OF THE MONTH Canoeing enthusiast Keith Ratcliffe brings a breath of fresh air to his ZX-81.

  • KNITTING PATTERN Let your ZX-81 help you knit a woolly hat.

  • PROGRAM PRINTOUT The best of our readers' programs in a special pull-out section.

  • MACHINE CODE John Kerrigan introduces some more machine code routines.

  • HIT SQUAD In the second of our series on top programmers, Nicole Segre talks to the author of Jungle Trouble.

  • STARTER PACK A regular feature for beginners.

  • MICRO-PROLOG John Gilbert looks at a new language from Sinclair Research.

  • FORTH This month we explain some simple input routines.

  • EDUCATION Theodora Wood assesses reading programs for young children.

  • HELPLINE More expert answers to your queries from Andrew Hewson.

  • MIND GAMES Quentin Heath delves into the depths of Valhalla in his round-up of animated adventures.

  • SOFTWARE DIRECTORY A comprehensive list of currently available cassettes.

  • PLUS: CENTRE PAGES Sinclair Business User, our special business software insert.


We bring you the second part of our great robot competition and offer a mammoth free software review insert.

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.

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Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458

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Issue 22 - Mind Games Main Contents Sinclairvoyance