Your Spectrum
Issue 21, December 1985
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Frontlines 128k Spectrum launched in Spain (Sinclair Research)
Bounces / Enigma Force / Spy vs Spy (Beyond)
Costa Capers / Gerry the Germ / Rasputin / Runestone (Firebird HOT)
Robin of Sherlock (Silversoft)
Scooby Doo in the Castle Mystery (Elite)
The Way of the Tiger (Gremlin Graphics)
Operation Caretaker azimuth alignment kit (Global Software)
Your Spectrum to be replaced by Your Sinclair
Advice Hacking Away
It's just not Fairlight ... well, not any more it isn't as Chris Wood presents more hundred percent hacks and guaranteed no-joke POKEs. Fairlight, Pheenix, Jet Set Willy, Jumping Jack, Birds and the Bees, Glug Glug, The Empire Strikes Back, Herbert's Dummy Run, Gyron.
Hack Free Zone
More uncensored solutions to your favourite games. Hi, Hi, Hi games-playing hexperts. It's me Hex Loader with another helpful heap of your trips and ticks for winning at those wacky games ... Dun Darach, Pud Pud, Pyjamarama, The Way of the Exploding Fist, Dragontorc, Fairlight.
Software Reviews Joystick Jury
Where do you go for arcade action? Rick, Ross and Dougie are game for a graft as they tackle this month's hot new releases. Astroclone, Big Ben Strikes Again, Critical Mass, The Custard Kid, Fighting Warrior, The Great Fire of London, Grumpy Gumphrey Supersleuth, Hacker, International Rugby, Marsport, Maze Craze, Orm and Cheep - The Birthday Party, Riddler's Den, Rupert the Bear and the Toymaker's Party, Starquake, World Series Basketball.
Spectrum Adventures
It's a Spain in the ass! Terrormolinos and Adrian Mole plus adventure help and hope! The game in Spain falls mainly as a pain and we knock the spots off Adrian Mole ... Teresa Maughan lived to tell the tale ... Erik the Viking, Eureka, Sherlock, Warlord, Gremlins. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Terrormolinos.
Better, Bigger, Faster
Speccy Basic compilers have been no big thing but the choice is getting bigger and the packages are getting better. Dave Janda has his finger on the stopwatch ... Blast, Colt, Mcoder III.
Software Features Impossible Dream
Phil South your mission ... should you decide to accept it ... is to penetrate US Gold's new blockbuster ... discover amazing secrets ... complete the Impossible Mission ... reveal all ... should you fail, you'll never write for YS again ... this tape will self-destruct in 5 seconds ... 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ...
Rasputin from Firebird is the game that has everything. The programmer, Paul Hibbard, describes it as a 3D platforms and Pacman style game with a strong plot and a difficulty rating that goes right off the scale. But you don't have to take his word for it - this month you can check out Nick Davies' version of the storyboard and next month you can play the game. That's right, there's a demo version free on the cover of the new-look YS!
Peter Shaw - no man, no law, no war could stop him. Flown to the far north-west and dropped behind enemy lines. His mission - to discover how well Ocean is coming along with the game based on his troubleshootin' rival, Rambo!
Beyond Midnight
Sorderon's Shadow is a major new epic, complete with a cast of thousands and glorious landscaped sets. Peter Freebrey becomes the un-named one and prepares for adventure ...
Hardware Features The Spectrum With No Name
The 128K Speccy hits the streets in Spain this month but we still don't know if and when we'll see it over here. Beyond the call of duty free, Max Phillips flew to Spain to try out the secret Sinclair.
Reader's Programs Opportunity Knocks
Blast off to the 21st century with Conor O'Neill's entry in the Opportunity Knocks fame trail. Can you beat it? Can you save the human race at all? Your're gonna have to face ... The Grid
Books Paperdata: Advanced Z80 Machine Code Programming (Interface Publications)
Odds & Ends Go for Gold & All Time Top 10 Chart
YS High Scorers ... can you beat 'em? Ready, steady ... Go! Are you in on the great race to find the YS champ - the Greatest Gamesplayer of the Year?! Make your break, and be our Gold Medallist!