ZX Computing
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Launch Editor

Tim Hartnell

Company

Argus Press

ISSN

First Date

Summer 1982

Final Date

June 1987

Total Issues

38

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Taglines[edit | edit source]

"Britains's Biggest Magazine for the Sinclair User"

Editors[edit | edit source]

Tim Hartnell (Apr 1982 - Jan 1983) - 4 Issues

Roger Munford (Feb 1983 - Jan 1984)

Ray Elder (Feb 1984 -

Bryan Ralph

Writers[edit | edit source]

Please see here for a list of writers who are credited with writing articles or reviews in ZX Computing.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Games reviewed in brackets mean that no score was awarded.

Reviews[edit | edit source]

Please see here for a list of reviews processed so far.

Issue Reviews Avg Score High Score Highest Scoring Game Low Score Lowest Scoring Game
7 12 (12) 7.5/10 10/10 3D Tunnel (Spectrum) 4.5/10 Mines of Saturn / Return to Earth
32 24 Great Monster Hit Trailblazer, Uridium, Now Games 3, Football Manager, Sacred Armour of Antiriad, The, Hardball, Light Force Grim Las Vegas Video Poker
33 20 Great Monster Hit Thanatos, Rogue Trooper, Twice Shy, Infiltrator, Avenger Grim Fat Worm Blows a Sparky, Oblivion (Alpha Omega), Swords of Bane, Prehistoric Adventure
34 21 Great Monster Hit Durell Big 4, Starglider, Aliens: The Computer Game (UK), Future Knight, Speed King 2 Groan 180, Doctor What

Other Info[edit | edit source]

Issue Cover Date Release Date Pages Price Editor Publisher
1.1 Summer 1982 April 1982 132 £1.75 Tim Hartnell Argus Press
1.2 Aug/Sep 1982 23rd July 1982 132 £1.75 Tim Hartnell Argus Press
1.3 Oct/Nov 1982 24th September 1982* 132 £1.75 Tim Hartnell Argus Press
1.4 Dec 82/Jan 83 26th November 1982* 132 £1.75 Tim Hartnell Argus Press
1.5 Feb/Mar 1983 28th January 1983* 132 £1.85 Roger Munford Argus Press
1.6 Apr/May 1983 25th March 1983* 140 £1.85 Roger Munford Argus Press
1.7 Jun/Jul 1983 27th May 1983* 132 £1.85 Roger Munford Argus Press
32 December 1986 28 November 1986 92 £1.50 Bryan Ralph Argus Press
33 January 1987 23 December 1986 92 £1.50 Bryan Ralph Argus Press
34 February 1987 23 January 1987* 92 £1.50 Bryan Ralph Argus Press

 * Assumption based on "Published fourth Friday of the month" quote

Issues[edit | edit source]

ZX Computing Index
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