Jim "Keyring" Douglas
Like all Editors, Jim's absolutely loaded with cash and his car is a luxury status symbol that goes with his high-flying ulcer-inducing job editing Sinclair User. You know you've hit it big when Jim asks if the keys to his Nissan Micra will fit in your handbag!
Alison "Toot Toot" Skeat
Al drives the SU Bus! Every morning she honks the horn and collects the rest of the team and drives them off for another day at the office. Here she is, bright and early on a Monday morning, ready to get "on the case" (alright, so she's in the office on a Friday afternoon holding a plastic bin lid).
Osmond "Brake, Brake!" Brown
Oz, our new design wizard, is preparing for his test at the moment, and seems to be having trouble reversing around corners, but he firmly believes that in no time he'll be behind the wheel of his very own DeLorean Snowstorm.
Garth "Firestone" Sumpter
Always on hand to steady a sometimes rocky and panic-ridden ship, Garth soothes the worries of the team away with his stories of articulated lorry racing 'round Silverstone. "Which reminds me of the time I hit the chicane at 90 with no steering ..."
I've Got This Problem
Cover Illustration Clive Goodyear
|DOUBLE DRAGON II||Virgin Mastertronic|
|ELVEN WARRIOR||Players Premier|
|FANTASY WORLD DIZZY||Code Masters|
|FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR 2||Gremlin|
|GREGORY LOSES HIS CLOCK||Mastertronic|
|JONAH BARRINGTON'S SQUASH||Mastertronic|
|LEISURE GENIUS COMPILATION||Leisure Genius|
|MOVING TARGET||Players Premier|
|PING PONG||Hit Squad|
|SAIGON COMBAT||Players Premier|
|SUPER WONDER BOY||Activision|
|THE GREAT ESCAPE||Hit Squad|
|TURBO OUTRUN||US Gold|
|WAR MACHINE||Players Premier|
What have we in store this ish? A veritable hubcap of motoring stuff, that's what. On the A side you'll find Nightmare Rally in all its glory - while on the B side there's a full fabby level of Chase HQ for your delight - verrroooooom!
Newies getting the eagle-eye treatment this time around are Crackdown from US Gold, Thunderbolt and Chase HQ from Ocean.
Dirty Tricks Dept
Look what we've got for you this month. In the TIPS bit there's Hard Drivin', Continental Circus and Power Drift. In the MAPS bit there's a Myth map (exclusive to SU) as well as a Cauldron II and New Zealand Story map. And in the POKES bit we've got Power Drift, New Zealand Story, Sanxion and Tusker - what more can we say?
Fancy storing ALL your games on one easy-to-load disk? Well, now you can in the shape of a CD disk from those mad chaps Code Masters.
Everything you wanted to know about the SAM Coupe but were afraid to ask - we give you the lowest of the low downs.
This month we go behind the scenes to find out just what went in to making that Gauntlet-type runaround-a-maze jobby, Crack Down from US Gold.
Ed For A Day
All golly gosh fun and jolly japes (hohum) as 10 lucky bleeders spent a day with the SU journos and found out just how grotty and discusto EMAP Towers really is. We've picked the best of the bunch's reviews.
Win The Bean Machine
The Jelly Belly Jelly Bean Company have given us an ultra bloomin' great Bean Machine and it could be yours - just answer one divvy little question.
Win A Karaoke
I bet you don't even know what a Karaoke is do you? Find out how you can win this ingenious device.
Win A Mountain
Ooops, sorry, that should read win a Mountain Bike - gosh wow a brilliant skillo give away if ever there was. What do you have to do to win - just guess the rather easy mystery screen-shots - pah nuffink to you lot.
Win A Ferrari
We're not going to pretend that we're offering real Ferraris, because every other magazine says pathetic things like that don't they? They're remote controlled dooberrys, so you either want one or you don't, OK?
Win A Rather New Joystick
Never let it be said that SU give away piles of crap, 'cos we've got 20 beautiful Kempston sticks up for grabs in our special maze game - 'Cyril the Ninja Loony in the Maze of Doom'.
Dirty Tricks Dept
Tell It To Wayne
I've Got This Problem
Nene River Press
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ISSN No. 0262-5458
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