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Personal Computer Games (GB)

Personal Computer Games was a British multi-format magazine published by VNU Business Publications. It was predominantly games-oriented. A total of 15 issues were produced: issue 1 was dated Summer 1983, issue 2 was bi-monthly (Dec 1983-Jan 1984), then it was published monthly from issue 3 (Feb 1984) to the final issue (Feb 1985). The editors were Deirdre Boyd (issue 1), Kathryn Custance (issue 2) and Chris Anderson (issues 3-15).

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Personal Computer Games.d64

4 programs (100% complete)

Program Author Requirements Files Info
Stellar Run

Issue 3 (Feb 1984),
Pages 116-117.
? Unexpanded stellar run.prg
Screenshot
Pilot your ship through a dangerous asteroid field, where contact with any of the objects means instant death.
Controls:
A (left), S (right), W (up), Z (down).
Mud Bath

Issue 5 (Apr 1984),
Pages 146-148.
K. Osborne Unexpanded mud bath.t64
Screenshot
Catch your clothes as they fall from the washing line. Don't let them land in the mud bath below.
Controls:
J (left), L (right).
Olympiad

Issue 7 (Jun 1984),
Pages 88-91.
Keith Whittaker Unexpanded olympiad.t64
Screenshot
Gambling game. Place bets on which athlete will win the race.
Controls:
Follow on-screen prompts.
Blockbuster

Issue 15 (Feb 1985),
Page 65.
James Sullivan Unexpanded blockbuster.prg
Screenshot
Breakout-style game. Try to demolish the bricks with your bat & ball.
Controls:
Joystick, or keys A (left), L (right).

Notes

  1. Stellar Run (84-02) was originally published in Sixty Programs for the VIC 20.

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