||The year is 1983 and we revisit Sinclair
Research, with interviews with some of the engineers who worked on
the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, including Nigel Searle, Jim Westwood,
Steven Vickers, Richard Altwasser and Rick Dickinson. Later that
same year, Vickers and Altwasser left Sinclair to form a seperate
startup company who later went onto produce the Jupiter Ace
||Climb aboard my time machine. The webmaster
shall whisk you back to the year 1982, when Timex, a former maker
of digital watches teamed up with Sinclair to produce the very fine
"ZX81 microcomputer!". You will even meet some very pretty ladies
who aquainted Sinclair's production line at Dundee in Scotland as
we visit the land of porrage, kilts, haggis, malt whiskey, and
beautiful women. Bagpipes are hereby prohibited. Shhhhh! Their hard
||Interview with Matthew Smith. From Sinclair
User Magazine which was published in 1984. For the curious, Matthew
Smith was the ZX Spectrum programmer behind Manic Miner and Jet Set
Willy. I have added further information towards the end of the
article regarding Matthew's 1983 and 2000 television
||Iain Lee interviews Matthew Smith seventeen
years after Matt wrote Manic Miner! Broadcast from Channel Four
television's 'Thumb Candy' documentary which appeared on British
television in 2000.
||The webmaster analyzes his most memorable
Sinclair Spectrum games from 20 years ago with his top ten
favourites. It's poptastic mate!
||A level designer and editor for the ZX
Spectrum game "Gauntlet". Previously printed in a 1987 issue of
Your Sinclair magazine as a type-in program. Recreated by Hercules.
I have also written some HTML documentation on how to use it.
||A tutorial written by Richard Swann in 1992,
detailing how to hack commercial ZX Spectrum games and loading
systems. Richard was a talented speccy hacker who regularly
contributed to Your Sinclair magazine by providing readers with new
hacks. Here is an HTML translation of Richard's 'How To Hack'
booklet by the webmaster.
||Your Sinclair magazine's 'Smash Tips'
partwork which was first published in 1988 I have completed
transcribing to HTML. It includes hints, tips and hacks for 385
ZX-Spectrum games with 286 hacks available for download.
Painstakingly transcribed over a 14 month period to HTML by Craig