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Volume 6

Number 9

November 1988

Managing Editor
Derek Meakin

Group Editor
Alan McLachlan

Features Editor
Peter Davidson

Production Editor
Peter Glover

Assistant Features Editor
Steve Turnbull

News Editor
Mike Cowley

Technical Editor
Mike Cook

Promotions Editor
Christopher Payne

Promotions Coordinator
Robin Nixon

Reviews Coordinator
Pam Turnbull

Advertisement Manager
John Snowden

Advertising Sales
Peter Babbage

Gail Blincow

Published by:
Database Publications Ltd.

ABC 59,727
January-June 1986

FEATURES

  • News
    All the latest events in the ever-changing world of your BBC Micro.

  • Problem Solved
    A helping hand with some of those mind-testing hardware problems.

  • Library
    More high quality routines which you can use in your own programs.

  • Ceefax Guide
    What's coming this month on the telesoftware pages of BBC TV.

  • Rubik's Clock (*)
    Discover the secret of this mind-boggling puzzle and amaze friends.

  • Body Building
    Our hardware guru shows some more experiment board techniques.

  • Expert Systems (*)
    Now your BBC Micro can enter the world of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Leaky Listing
    We give the solution to last month's bug-ridden brain-teaser.

  • Hac Man (*)
    A wealth of useful hints and news from our resident games expert.

  • Key to Success
    We interview a BBC Micro games writer. Will he make it to the top?

  • Mad Hatter
    Our monthly look at adventure games - old, new and revamped.

  • Palace of Magic
    Find out where you're going using this full map of the great game.

  • Letters
    The chance to get your news, views, moans and name into print.

GAMES

  • Space Escape (*)
    Collect all the blueprints in this brain-taxing arcade adventure.

UTILITIES

  • Logo Pix (*)
    A handy routine to enhance your FontStyle letters with a logo.

  • Colour Set (*)
    Make the right selection out of the 4,096 colours of the Archimedes.

  • Word Puzzles (*)
    Baffled by word squares? This program will unravel the problem.

  • Mousing About
    We invite you to experiment with your Archimedes input device.

REVIEW

  • Software Scene
    Our reviewers cast their eyes over the very latest games releases.

  • Food for Thought
    Is a new book on the BBC Micro needed? We take a thorough look.

  • Minerva Business
    Some new Archimedes packages come under the microscope.

  • Chromalock
    A new interface to combine video signals with the micro's output.

EDUCATION

  • Education Reviews
    Looking at the best in software for the BBC Micro series in schools.

Z88 Section

  • Bridg-It
    Try our fascinating game of strategy for either your Z88 or BBC Micro.

  • Z88 Letters
    Having trouble with your Z88 micro? We solve some of your technical queries.

  • Spell-Master
    Now typos are spelling errors on your micro can be a thing of the past.

(*) The Type-it-in symbol indicates that the feature contains al least one full length listing for you to key in on your micro.

(c) 1988 Database Publications Ltd.

The Micro User is an independent publication and neither the BBC nor Acorn Computers Ltd are responsible for any of the articles in this issue or for any of the opinions expressed.

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