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Computer Gaming World Issue 8

ISSUE: 8Content

Features:

  • Test Pilot (Short fiction by John Vornholt)
  • The Learning Game (Bob Proctor looks at the world of educational software)
  • The Atari Arena (Allen Doum examines four new games for the Atari 400/800: Protector II, Claim Jumper, Picnic Paranoia, and Tax Dodge)
  • Real World Gaming (Dan Bunten discusses the development of simulation games)
  • Route 80: The Road to TRS-80 Gaming (Dick McGrath reviews eight different TRS-80 games: Time Runner, Apple Panic, Mad Mines, Black Hole, Babel Terror, Demon Seed, Jovian, and Cyborg)
  • The Silicon Cerebrum (Bruce Webster talks about simple techniques for helping programs 'learn')
  • Microcomputer Mathemagic (Dr. Michael W. Ecker delivers a program listing for the logical math game 'Fifty')
  • Reader Input Device #6 (And overview of R.I.D. #5)
  • Index of Volumes 1 & 2 (Where did that article appear? Use this handy index to the first two volumes of CGW and find out!)

Departments:

  • Inside the Industry (Dana Lombardi invites you to cast your vote for best computer game of 1982)
  • Letters (Everybody's got an opinion these days)
  • Taking A Peek (Micro-looks at goodies CGW has received at the offices):

Reviews:

  • Stratos (TRS-80/Atari 400/800)
  • Seadragon (Apple)
  • Lovers or Strangers (Apple)
  • Mike Caro's Video Poker (Apple II)
  • Millionaire (Apple II/IBM PC/Osborne)
  • Choplifter (Atari)
  • Bank Street Writer (Apple)
  • A.E. (Apple II)
  • Aztec (Apple II)
  • The Elementary Apple (Book)
  • Tubeway (Apple II)
  • Vortex (not listed)
  • Cribbage Solitaire (Apple II)
  • Prisoner 2 (not listed)
  • Empire I - World Builders (not listed)
  • Empire II - Interstellar Sharks (not listed)
  • Rescue at Rigel (VIC-20)
  • Sword of Fargoal (VIC-20)
  • Super Tax Man 2 (Apple II)
  • Bulldog Pinball (Atari 400/800)
  • GRAPPLE (Apple)
  • Spider Raid (Apple)
  • Zargs (Apple)
  • Wordtrix (IBM PC)
  • Ice Demons (Apple II)
  • Night Falls (Apple II)
  • Jawbreaker (Apple II)
  • Golf Challenge (Atari 400/800)
  • Lunar Leeper (Apple II)
  • Pest Patrol (Apple II)
  • Bandits (Atari 400/800)
  • The Blade of Blackpoole (Apple II)
  • Free Fall (Apple II)
  • Wayout (Atari)
  • Repton (Atari 400/800/Apple II)
  • Galactic Attack (Apple II)
  • Rune Fight (Apple II)
  • Pillbox (Apple II)
  • Micro Mother Goose (Apple II)
  • Bomb Alley (Apple II)
  • Evolution (Apple)
  • Crisis Mountain (Apple II)
  • Bolo (Apple II)
  • The Survival Kit for Apple Computer Games (Book)
  • Thrax Lair (Atari)
  • The Predictor (Apple II)
  • Serpentine (Apple II)
  • Cosmic Balance (Apple II/Atari 400/800)
  • S.E.U.I.S. (Apple II)
  • Armor Assault (Atari 400/800)
  • The Arcade Machine (Apple II)
  • Flockland Island Crisis (Apple II/DOS)
  • Night Mission (Apple II)
  • Probe One: The Transmitter (Atari 400/800)
  • Atari Games and Recreations (Book)
  • Valley of the Kings (Atari 400/800)

Notable Stuff:

  • The Psalm 9:1-2 reference appears on the masthead.
  • Subscription prices have gone up slightly to $12.50 per year in the US, $16.50 per year in Canada, and $26.50 per year anywhere else in the world.
  • Robert Woodhead of Sir-Tech Software has a letter printed in this issue. Cool!
  • The Star Maze Contest from last issue looks like it has one winner, but the second and third place prizes remain unclaimed...



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    Title: Computer Gaming World Issue 8
    Month: January/February
    Year: 1983
    Publisher: Ziff Davis Media
    Editor: Russell Sipe
    Pages: 52
    Price: $2.75
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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