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  • Compute! (March 1987)

    Source: Compute! – Issue Number 82 – March 1987

    Compute! was, in my opinion, the best multi-format computer magazine of the 1980s. I still preferred the Commodore 64 specific magazines but if you were looking for coverage of multiple computers, this was a great magazine. The March 1987 issue includes:

    Features

    • Commodore’s New, Expandable Amiga 2000: A Hands-On Report
    • New Peripheral Technologies
      • An introduction to Hard Disk Drives
      • The New High-Quality Dot-Matrix Printers
      • The Big Picture: Advances in Screen Display
    • A Buyer’s Guide to Printers
    • Euchre

    Reviews

    • Little Computer People
    • Certificate Maker and Walt Disney Cart & Party Shop
    • Roadwar 2000

    Columns and Departments

    • The Editor’s Notes
    • Readers’ Feedback
    • Computers and Society: Demons and Events, Part 2
    • Microscope
    • Telecomputing Today: Packet-Switching Rule Changes
    • The World Inside the Computer: When Buying a Computer: Don’t Ask Me!
    • The Beginner’s Page: Getting Started with a Printer
    • ST Outlook: Who Is That Man, and Why is He Smiling?
    • AmigaView: The Sidecar Arrives
    • IBM Personal Computing: Two Winners and a Laser
    • INSIGHT: Atari – Corrected File Conversions

    The Journal

    • 3-D Surfaces for Amiga
    • Fixing Atari Revision-B BASIC
    • Custom Characters for Atari XL and XE
    • Applecoder
    • 128 File Viewer
    • Filedump for IBM PC/PCjr
    • DOS Calc
    • Diskcheck: Apple Sector Editor for DOS 3.3
    • 128 Editing Functions for Commodore 64
    • Amiga Banner Printer
    • Using PUT and GET on the PC/PCjr
    • Superplotter

    …and more!


  • PC Player (April 1994)


    Source: PC Player – April 1994



    PC Player was a U.K. based magazine for PC games. PC in this case means DOS. The April 1994 issue includes a cover featuring one of my favorite game series of all time and includes:

    Regulars

    • News
    • Competition: US Gold
    • Games Round-Up
    • Column: CD Revolution
    • Back Issues
    • Subscription Offer
    • PC Problems
    • Letters

    Features

    • John Nichol Interview
    • Book Review
    • Intercept

    Reviews

    • Air Force Commander
    • Archon Ultra
    • Championship Manager ’93/’94
    • City 2000
    • Conspiracy
    • Doom
    • Evasive Action
    • Gettysburg
    • Great Naval Battles
    • Hired Guns
    • Hornet Naval Strike Fighter
    • In Extremis
    • Merchant Prince
    • Nomad
    • Operation Desert Storm
    • Pro League Football
    • Reunion
    • Shadows of Darkness
    • The Journeyman Project
    • Wizard

    Previews

    • Al Qadim
    • Star Trek: 25th Anniversary CD
    • Sim City CD
    • Tie Fighter
    • Theme Park

    Players’ Guide

    • Shadowcaster
    • TFX

    …and more!