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Issue 24
March 1984

Bill Scolding
Deputy editor
Nicole Segre
Consultant editor
Mike Johnston
Managing production editor
Harold Mayes MBE
Software editor
John Gilbert
Program reviewer
June Mortimer
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 Will the business machine from Sinclair Research revolutionise the market?

  • SINCLAIR USER CLUB Machine code books are among the special offers for members.

  • NEWS Robots and the new QL steal the show.

  • LETTERS We publish the best from our bulging postbag.

  • SINCLAIR SIMON In which our hero is puzzled by the latest computer.

  • HARDWARE WORLD A disc interface, a tape controller and a sound generator are featured among add-on reviews.

  • ROBOT COMPETITION Enter the second part of our competition to win a robot and other fabulous prizes.

  • SOFTWARE SCENE Our writers review the latest ZX-81 and Spectrum games.

  • CARTRIDGE SOFTWARE John Gilbert assesses the software available for the Interface Two.

  • SINCLAIR BUSINESS USER Mike Wright looks at the new Sinclair business machine.

  • HIT SQUAD Our top programmer this month is Adrian Sherwin, author of the Birds and the Bees.

  • PROGRAM PRINTOUT Sixteen pages of the best programs sent by readers.

  • MACHINE CODE More about machine code graphics in John Kerrigan's continuing series.

  • USER OF THE MONTH Nicole Segre finds out how the Spectrum helps a probation officer in Cheshire.

  • BOOKS John Gilbert investigates the latest computer publications.

  • STARTER PACK A regular feature for the benefit of beginners.

  • FORTH The last in John Gilbert's series considers the human factor.

  • EDUCATION Theodora Wood examines programs which help children with their arithmetic.

  • COMPETITION Your chance to win £25 worth of educational software.

  • HELPLINE Andrew Hewson provides more expert answers to your queries.

  • SPECIAL OFFER Half-price Sinclair software.

  • MIND GAMES Quentin Heath uncovers the mysteries of the Big Top.

  • SOFTWARE DIRECTORY A comprehensive list of software available for the ZX-81 and Spectrum.

  • PLUS: SOFT CENTRE A mammoth free pull-out-and-keep software review section. [two parts]


We challenge you to pit your wits against Sherlock Holmes in our great competition, and Quentin Heath does battle with the Lords of Time.

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 1984
Sinclair User
ISSN No. 0262-5458

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Issue 23 - Mind Games Main Contents Sinclairvoyance