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Issue 110 - May 11th 1985
COVER STORY
Atari's Attack 10
Has Tramiel come up trumps with the new range of Ataris? PCN hotfooted it out to Slough to give the new 520ST an exclusive hands-on test. And if that's not enough, we also have a Pro-Test of the 130XE. Who else could give you all this and more?
OUTPUT
Adventurous moves 16
In the second part of our article on writing your own adventure, Mike and Pete Gerrard explain how to put printed page to screen.
ATMOS anatomy 20
After last week's Oric class, here comes a duo of delicious utilties for the Atmos.
QL ROMs on 21

As the latest version of QL's ROM (JS, to those in the know) hits the shops, we show where the improvements can be found.

HARDWARE
130XE Revs up 18
With a price tag of just under £170, 128K of memory and a wealth of games already released, the 130XE appears to be on a winning streak. We take a look.
SOFTWARE
QC on trial 27
At last, a C compiler for the QL. GST has leapt to the rescue and it's an eminently usable package indeed.
Turbo charged BBC 28
Cheap, cheerful and excellent value - Altor Computer's fast Pascal package is a bargain that Beeb owners shouldn't miss.
REGULARS
Monitor 1
Commodore announces losses; Atari support grows; Compaq launches new machines; and what price portable computers?
PCN Charts 5
Random Access 7
Fight out the war of words on our pages. More readers share their views.
Microwaves 9
Software Pre-View 23
Latest releases from the software houses.
Gameplay 24
Even the Apple gets a look-in this week.
Billboard 29
Quit 32
After the good buys, a few humerous goodbyes.
 
 
 
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