CRASH

Issue 42 JULY 1987

CRASH 42 cover

FEATURES


  • STONEHENGE IN SPACE
    Richard Eddy went to talk to PETE COOKE about the new Nexus Game Micronaut One
  • OINK! SPECIAL
    In the centre of this CRASH sits an exclusive 16-page piggy pull-out publication. Piggs root, OK!
  • FOUR LEGS GOOD
    Graeme Kidd goes behind the scenes at the pen to talk to the swineherds behind the irreverent Oink! comic — plus a preview of the game by CRL
  • THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS
    Curtis Hutchinson does his ‘behind the scenes’ bit too, and talks to JOHN RICHARDSON, SFX wiz on the new Bond film — plus a preview of Domark’s game
  • ARCADE MACHINE IN YOUR HOME
    A look at the Mattel NINTENDO games console and we review the games
  • VIDEO REVIEWS
    Some of the recent buy’n’hires in your shops now

REGULARS


  • EDITORIAL
    Even more new reviewing faces, plus a ratings change
  • NEWS
  • FEAR AND LOATHING
    In which Hunter S goes boating...
  • LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM
  • ON THE SCREEN
    Rainbird’s Art Studio and the CRASH Gallery return
  • LUNAR JETMAN
  • LLOYD MANGRAM’S PLAYING TIPS
    Auf Wiedersehen Monty mapped, plus full supporting cast
  • DEREK BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL
    Fresh from the rigours of last month’s supplement, Derek delves deep and deftly dungeonwards
  • PBM MAILBOX
    Brendan updates, answers letters and offers a new directory
  • PHILIPPA IRVING’S FRONTLINE
    Gone with the wind and in Conflict
  • TECH NICHE
    Simon Goodwin and Jon Bates on matters technical and musical
  • COMPETITION WINNERS
  • CRASH READERS’ CHARTS
  • PREVIEWS
    Merely Mangram looks at forthcoming releases including Exolon, The Last Ninja and Catch 23
  • TERMINAL MAN

DO IT YOURSELF


  • MICRONAUT ONE COMP
    A superb Photon Double Warrior Kit and 20 copies of the new game from Nexus!
  • CRL’s OINK COMP
    The comic cover framed! mugged! dressed! and pigged!
  • DRILLER THRILLER
    Incentive have an exciting new technique for Driller, and you can be a part of it. £300 worth of computer equipment in return for special FX!
Oink cartoon

OINK! Special -
pull out comic and game preview

Killed Until Dead screenshot

Killed Until Dead — Smashed mind-bender

Zynaps screenshot

Zynaps — Smashed action

The next issue of CRASH goes on sale from 30 July, simply stuffed and bunged full to the brim with little letters arranged in comprehensive groupings which, to the intelligent, sort of mean quite a lot. So if you’re clever, buy it — if you don’t, well... you’ll always be unhappy. That’s told you.

REVIEWS

See all reviews for this issue at zxspectrumreviews.co.uk

Editor Roger Kean
Assistant Editor Barnaby Page
Staff Writers Richard Eddy, Lloyd Mangram, Ian Phillipson
Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
Strategy Editor Philippa Irving
Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, John Minson, Nik Wild
Production Controller David Western
Art Director Gordon Druce
Illustrator Oliver Frey
Production Tony Lorton, Mark Kendrick, Tim Croton, Seb Clare
Process and Planning Matthew Uffindell, Jonathan Rignall, Nick Orchard
Photography Cameron Pound, Michael Parkinson
Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
Advertisement Assistant Nik Wild
Subscriptions Denise Roberts
Mail Order Carol Kinsey
Cover By Oliver Frey

  • Alien Encounter Gremlin Graphics
  • Ball Crazy MAD
  • Best of Vortex Vortex
  • Conflict PSS
  • The Crown — Journey Wrightchoice
  • Deathscape Ariolasoft
  • Down to Earth Firebird
  • Earthshock Eighth Day
  • Falcon Virgin Games
  • F-15 Strike Eagle Microprose
  • Frightened Fantasy Dented Designs
  • Kick Boxing Firebird
  • Killed Until Dead US Gold
  • Mag Max Imagine
  • Metrocross US Gold
  • Milk Race Mastertronic
  • O Zone Compass
  • President Addictive
  • Pulsator Martech
  • Quartet Activision
  • Shake Music Magazine Keep
  • Stormbringer MAD
  • Temple of Terror US Gold
  • Thing Bounces Back Gremlin Graphics
  • Triaxos Ariolasoft
  • Wiz Melbourne House
  • Yankee CCS
  • Zynaps Hewson