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TUNE IN TO FM TOWNS
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Fujitsu have produced a 32-bit games computer that comes
with a built-in CDROM as standard. The graphics are red-hot
and the software base features some stunning conversions
of familiar titles. Drool over the details and start saving._
SHOCK HORROR!
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There you are, cowering behind the sofa in a cold sweat,
trembling violently, stomach churning, and screaming for
Mummy_ Too bad everyone else is out for the evening.
You knew it was foolish, but you just had to load up that
game one more time, and now you're very, very
sorry.. Just a nasty dream? Or could software houses
really give us the jitters?
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E di t or
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De put y E di t or
triterphase. Da mo cle s, a n d S t a r
Trek V are amongst this month's big-
gies crowding out a red-hot autumn
Screentest...
BOMBER Activision
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CLOUDMASTER Sega
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DAMOCLES Novagen
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DAY OF THE PHARAOH Rainbow Arts75
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DOUBLE DRAGON 2 Virgin
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GRAND PRIX MASTER Dinamic 9 5
INTER PHASE Imageworks
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NINA WARRIORS Virgin
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NORTH 8. SOUTH infogrames
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OMNICRON CONSPIRACY Epyx 6 0
POWER DRIFT Activision
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ROCK 8, ROLL Rainbow Arts.
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Re v i e w s E di t or
Eugene Lacey
S t a f f Wr i t e r
Laurence Scottord
De s i gn E di t or
M ACHINE DREAMS
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Cont r i but or s
The Photographers' Gallery set professional artists and
photographers loose on sophisticated computer scan-
ning equipment. This is the result...
SPACE ROGUE Origin
STAR TREK V Mindscape
STORMLORD Hewson
WANTED Sega
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Tony Dillon
Kati Hernia
John Minson
John Cook
Riyad Emeran
Lee Witek
Duncan Evans
Addi t i ona l De s i gn S y
STUFF THIS!
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Everyone makes jokes about turkeys at Christmas, but
it's no joke if you end up buying one. ACE checks out the
heavyweight game contenders for Xmas '89.
FRUIT CASE
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Phil Hendy
I l l us t r a t i on
Geoff Fowler
Steiner Lund
Adv e r t i s e m e nt
Ma na ge r
That innocent-looking fruit machine has the same sound
chip as your ST, more memory than a Spectrum, and is
carefully programmed to swallow your cash. Fruit coder
Lee Witek opens the case...
Garry Williams
Adv e r t i s i ng P r oduc t i on
Japan can now play & B u rn e r on the first machine with
built-in CD-ROM...
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Emma Ward
P ubl i s he r
Terry Pratt
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Ever since we first printed a picture of Fujitsu's FM Towns computer.
we've been inundated with demands from readers for more informa-
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from Japan's famous Log In magazine, we ve been able to bring you
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So h r i s t m a s is on t h e way, b u t th at's still no e x c u s e f o r bombarding you
with all the goodies w e 'v e p a c k e d into this issue. F in d out about Tetris II; t h e
extraordinary FM Towns co mp u t er; a s imu la t o r th at plunges you into t h e depths
of the h u man i mmu n e system; a coin-op t h at co n tain s a PC Engine; wh ich o f this
mo n t h s g a me s you've g o t to grab; an d much, mu c h mo re .
Not only that, b u t w e 'v e gone o verb o ard on t h e g iveaways. Yo u can win an At a ri
Lynx, o r (co u rtesy of Anco) a stunning Sony video c a me ra , a n d pin up on your
wall th e u lt ima t e n e w technology wa lic h a rt .
The ACE T ech n o ch art c o me s f re e wit h this issu e an d gives you d etails
on almost all the h a rd w a re you're likely to fi nd in th e shops in Brit ain - and quite
a f ew t h at you wo n 't. I t gives you a c o mp le t e guide to c o mp u t e r e n t e rt a in me n t
in o n e glorious full colour exp erien ce. Ea t turkey, Sa n t a ..
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A C64 game that looks as if it's running on an Amiga? A
game about cigarettes?? Visit Rainbow Arts in Germany
and find out for yourself...
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SOUND SENSATIONS
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Get your paws on one of the world s most desirable
hand-held consoles - absolutely free!
ion Bates checks out the latest musical developments
for micro owners and discovers, amongst other things,
why the games we play are going to sound better and
better.
ANCO BANCO!
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FEEL THE M OVIE
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New simulator technology is being used by Walt Disney to
give punters the experience of a lifetime, including a jour-
ney through the human body_
G A M E P L AY
SCREEN TEST
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Danger! This month's Screentest section is positively
scorching! The long•awaited Damocles from Novagen
clashes with the superlative Interphase from Mirror soft;
Rainbow Arts' Rock & Roll proves devastatingly playable,
and Star Trek takes off.. .for the fifth time.
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PINK PRIZES
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If you thought Tetris was addictive, wart till you try Well-
tris - Old Groper reports from San Francisco...
THE OUTER LIMITS
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There's always something to win in the Pinks. A reputa-
tion, by sending in your lists, your jokes, your cartoons...-
and some prizes as well. Check the Pink Page index on
page 161 for details.
At last The new ACE adventure and fantasy section kicks
off with five glorious pages and reviews of Swords of Twi-
light, and much, much more...
REGULARS
NEWS
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Find out more about the CD-I version of the Guinness
Book of Records - the first of a deluge of interactive
entertainment products.. plus news of the Great Game-
boy Success...
T ANK BUSTING!
COIN-OP ENGINE
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ACE visits the Bovingrton Tank Museum and gets to grips
with Microprose's superb M/ Tank Platoon.
News from the arcades, including details of a new arcade
console based on the PC Engine.
LETTERS
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ACE readers from around the world sound off on the
burning topics of computer entertainment.
T RICKS AND TACTICS 1 1 4
Maps, cheats, hints, and tips enable you to kick ass
where you might otherwise wimp out...
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