Artic Computing ZX80 & ZX81 Advertising & Links
Some early Artic Computing mentions and links to other sources.
Earliest advert (May/June 1981) found to date for various ZX-80 software...
Source: Sync Magazine Volume 1 Number 3
June 1981 mention of Artic's ZXbug for ZX-80...
Source: Your Computer (June 1981)
August 1981 mention in Your Computing of what would be known as Adventure A being available for ZX-80 with 16K RAM pack (and coming soon for ZX-81)
Source: Your Computer August 1981
Source: Personal Computer World - August 1981
Another early mention of Adventure A from Sync Magazine, September/October 1981
Source: Sync Magazine Volume 1 Number 5
An early version of Charles Cecil's Artic logo in Practical Computing, November 1981
Source: Practical Computing November 1981
First mention of Charles Cecil's Adventure B, in Your Computer Magazine January 1982
Source: Your Computer Magazine January 1982
January/Feburary 1982 advertising from Sync, showing the first three Artic Adventures available for ZX80 and ZX81
Source: Sync Volume 2 Number 1
May 1982 advert from C&VG... (earlier appearance March 1982)
Source: Computer & Video Games (Issue 7) May 1982
also C&VG Issue 6 April 1982 & Your Computer April 1982 & Your Computer March 1982
A big advertising campaign in August 1982...
Source: various, including...
Your Computer Magazine August 1982
Personal Computing Today August 1982
ZX Computing August 1982 / C&VG Issue 11 Sept 82
Your Computer Magazine May 1982
Your Computer Magazine June 1982
Other early advertising...
ZX Computing December 1982 (nice full page advert with ZX81 & Spectrum)
Links to other useful sites...
ZX81 versions of Artic Adventures on ZX81stuff.org.uk (playable online)
Adventure A - Adventure B - Adventure C - Adventure D
Later promotional material on Spectrum Computing