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Issue 75 : October 1988

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News - Euro TV Database
Subsidy scheme causes concern, secrets of the PC Show.
Comms Column
Competition Results
Reader Service
PMS' Publisher, Clares' Alphabase, Tubelinks's DoubleView and an Arc 4-slot backplane.
Puzzle out Don Scales' three dimensional challenge.
Joe's Jottings - Joe Telford
An 'ideas processor' is a wordprocessor to organise your thoughts and help you plan more effectively.
Arthur's Menus - Chris Adie
Chris concludes our tutorial on the Archimedes WIMP system with a look at menus.
Just Imagine - Peter Voke
Construct your own exciting adventures with Peter's Imagen interactive adventure game generator.
In the Beginning - Carol Atack
Carol tells the story of the early years at Acorn Computers. How it began and how it has survived.
Games Page - Sam Greenhill
The hot gossip from the games world.
Games Reviews
Our testers take a peek at Tynesoft's Saigon, Time and Magik from Manderin, and Audiogenic's Shark.
Arc games
Dabs' Alerion, Go-dax's Fireball and Minerva's Hoverbod come under scrutiny.
Masterpiece - Chris Dobbing
Healthdata sysop Chris tries out the long-awaited new Beebug internal modem for the Master 128.
Pipedream - Graham Bell
How good is the Arc's all-in one wordprocessor spreadsheet database.
Education News
Graphs on the Arc, Snatch.
Key Ideas - Chris Drage and Nick Evans
Chris and Nick discuss the ready-made datafiles for ITV's low priced Key database manager.
Silence is Golden - Marshall Anderson
Marshall explores 4Mation's latest, World Without Words.
Naval Archaeology - David Marshall
David describes some of the classwork inspired by the latest Mary Rose package.
Hints and Tips - David Atherton
David brings you help and advice on colour printing, ADFS, Electron keywords and STRING$.
Arc Agora - David Acton
A *FIND utility, advice on podule software, and a giant clock are covered this month.
Desktop Publishing - Tony Quinn
Tony goes back in time and takes a look at typefaces and how they're measured.
Music - Ian Waugh
Ian presents a new, regular column, full of hints, tips and news on the BBC micro music scene.
Yellow Pages
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