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 "Q: What's the difference between a blonde and a supermarket
     trolley?
  A: The supermarket trolley has a mind of its own."


           SOON COMING IN "ST NEWS" - VOLUME 9 ISSUE 1
              (THAT'S THE NINTH UNDEAD ISSUE TO YOU)
               (OR LIKELY IN ANOTHER FUTURE ISSUE)
                      by Richard Karsmakers

 In the upcoming issue of ST NEWS (probably Volume 9 Issue 1)  as
well as the once thereafter I hope to be in the exalted  position
of offering you the following:

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                       ADVENTURE SOLUTIONS
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                        An American Tale
                          Arazok's Tomb
                 Arthur, the Quest for Excalibur
                Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
                            Brimstone
                      The Colonel's Bequest
                     Conquest of the Longbow
                            Countdown
                            Dark Seed
                          Demon's Tomb
                            Dreamzone
                         Fatal Heritage
                           Future Wars
                             Geisha
                            Goldrush
                         Heart of China
                         Hero's Quest II
                          Ingrid's Back
                     The Island of Lost Hope
                     The Legend of Kyrandia
                       Martian Memorandum
                         Mask of the Sun
                       Personal Nightmare
               Search for the King, Les Mansley in
                 The Secret of Monkey Island II
              Sex Vixens from Outer Space (oo-er!)
           The Sorcerer gets all the Girls (I and II)
                           Time Quest
                          Willy Beamish
     (I realise many of these games are not even out on ST)
           (But who cares - you can brag at PC people)

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                        SOFTWARE REVIEWS
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                            Hardcore
  (Which is the provisional name of Jeff Minter's future game)
                    Pinball Jam (A Lynx Game)
 (As soon as the ST NEWS Lynx specialist, Alex Pustan, gets it)
                            NeoDesk 4
           (Probably the definite alternative desktop)
                           Basic 4.00
          (Previously known as "GfA Basic" version 4.0)
                          Diamond Edge
         (A utility on the cutting edge of the possible)
                  Ultimate Muzak Demo Volume IV
         (If they care about sending it to me, that is)
                             Geneva
     (The exciting new Multitasking Environment by Gribnif)
                       TCB Flashback Demo
           (Part of the Megademo That Never Happened)
                           Warp 9 3.8
                 (The Falcon-compatible version)
                            Llamazap
            (This review as postponed due to my still
                      not having a Falcon)
                   Bill Aycock's Utility Disk
  (I already have it, but couldn't get around to reviewing yet)
                       XBoot (new version)

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                        HARDWARE REVIEWS
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                      Amstrad NC100 Notepad

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                           CD REVIEWS
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        New material by a variety of bands amongst which
                    Rage Against the Machine
                            Metallica
                           Queensrÿche
                            Obituary
                        Yngwie Malmsteen
                            Anathema
                    (And probably loads more)

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                            REGULARS
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           Probably some stuff about viruses on the ST
                           (As usual)
                    Perverts Monthly Issue #4
           (And very witty it will no doubt again be)
             And all the other regulars, of course!
                            (Indeed)

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                         CONCERT REVIEWS
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                         My Dying Bride
                          Aardschokdag
       (With, among others, Paradise Lost & Dream Theater)
                           Deep Purple

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                             FICTION
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                       Brainwalk - Part II
     (Perhaps Alex will eventually do it after three years?)
            (Although this is highly unlikely indeed)
                    More Fiction by Roy Stead
                          Fatal Fam II
                      (By Martijn Wiedijk)
             And a whole lot more by others as well
                          (What else?)

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                            FEATURES
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      A revised edition of the Disk Magazine Encyclopaedia
(The third revisit of this may be expected in Volume 10 Issue 1)
                  An interview with Jeff Minter
         (Who is definitely the most interesting person
                     in the software world)
           (This may take a while yet; the man's busy)
                   An article on Beast Keeping
 (By John Weller, most esteemed colleague from "STEN" magazine)
            (Although he seems to be taking his time)
               The Panultimate Cheat Encyclopaedia
 (About 400 ST and Lynx cheats, over 130 Kb of passwords, cheat
                       keys and whatnot!)
          (Probably to be expected in Volume 9 Issue 2)
    An article about the dayly occurrences of the number "42"
(Which will most likely be published in ST NEWS Volume 9 Issue 1)
             Some interesting complete film scripts:
                         Erik the Viking
                            Star Wars
                     The Empire Strikes Back
                     The Return of the Jedi
                    (Sounds OK, doesn't it?)
          An Article on "How to get More from MultiTOS"
   (By Atari Benelux Software Support Dude Wilfred Kilwinger)

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                            EDUCATION
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                       GfA/MC680x0 Tricks
                   (Likely, but not certainly)
   Various interesting reference/education bits for the Falcon
 (Such as how to program the DSP, use new XBIOS functions, etc.)
     The third part of our assembler GEM programming course
      (Which is not half as useless as it may sound to you)
               Fractals - the Magic of Mandlebrot
           (In GfA Basic and - hopefully - assembler)
                Programming XCONTROL CPX modules
                             (Yeah)

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                         FILMS REVIEWED
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                           Robocop III
                            Fugitive
                             Crusade
  (Starring Arnold Shcwarzenegger, directed by Paul Verhoeven)
                          Frankenstein
   (Starring Robert DeNiro, directed by Francis Ford Coppola)
                        Wayne's World II
                          Die Hard III


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                        SOFTWARE ON OFFER
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            The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Real World
       (The ST version of this near-legendary enterprise)
      (To be features in the same issue as the "42" article
        that was mentioned in the 'features' department)
                            Flipside
          (A neat little ex-commercial Microdeal game)
                             Plutos
   (And possibly some other old and compact Micro Value games)
                    Brain Replacement Utility
    (The most powerful and extensive calendar/diary utility)
                           New Depack
(The latest version of Mike Watson's reincarnated "Mega Depack")
                           ST ZIP 2.3
     (The latest version of the definitive archive utility)

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 That's  it,   folks!  I  hope  nonetheless  that  this  list  of
forthcoming  (or not) stuff will cause you to harass your  Public
Domain  Librarian for ST NEWS Volume 9 Issue 1  (i.e.  the  Ninth
Undead  Issue).  Do  not  expect it until late  winter  or  early
spring!
 If  you feel this is too much time between two issues,  do  feel
free to write a lot of interesting stuff yourself and send it  to
me.  You know the address (and if you don't then simply read this
issue's "Correspondence Address" article). 

Disclaimer
The text of the articles is identical to the originals like they appeared in old ST NEWS issues. Please take into consideration that the author(s) was (were) a lot younger and less responsible back then. So bad jokes, bad English, youthful arrogance, insults, bravura, over-crediting and tastelessness should be taken with at least a grain of salt. Any contact and/or payment information, as well as deadlines/release dates of any kind should be regarded as outdated. Due to the fact that these pages are not actually contained in an Atari executable here, references to scroll texts, featured demo screens and hidden articles may also be irrelevant.