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Magnum Light Phaser
1987

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Typical value:  £10-£20
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The Magnum Light Phaser, with its echoes of Clint Eastwood and Star Trek, was Amstrad's last peripheral for the Spectrum. It was a Sinclair-badged Far Eastern product which was included in promotional bundles such as the "James Bond 007 Action Pack", along with a small number of lightgun-compatible games. It was also available separately in a £29.95 pack along with six games. Only a few games bothered with lightgun compatibility (Operation Wolf, the original arcade lightgun game, was the most notable) and fewer still were produced specifically for use with the Magnum. Even so, the lightgun was widely available, largely because Amstrad's bundling policy ensured wide distribution.


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Chris Owen 1994-2003