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Category : web site

Vote on Push'n'Pop for the best 2013 Amstrad CPC productions

01/12/2014 - 12:37Genesis8

Vox populi,vox dei, so don't hesitate to go vote on Push'n'Pop about what you consider the best 2013 Amstrad CPC productions.

Source : Octoate

Categories : demo - game

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Death Sword for Amstrad CPC(+) 128 Kb tested on Youtube

01/12/2014 - 11:46Genesis8

Just after a few days that Death Sword was available, and you can already find tests of this new Amstrad CPC game on Youtube :

Category : game

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An update (v1.1) of TOTEMS Columns CPC 2, an Amstrad CPC game by ESP Soft

01/05/2014 - 15:06Genesis8

An update of Totems by ESP Soft is out.

It's a columns like game for 1 or 2 players (coop or vs).

You can play Totems online with JavaCPC.

Source : ESP Soft

Category : game

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An alpha version of Elite Dangerous, a kickstarter project by David Braben

01/05/2014 - 14:47Genesis8

One year later, Elite dangerous exists in alpha version, you can also pay to be able to play beta versions when they will be available.

More informations on the Elite Dangerous officiel web site.

Source : MSX Ressource Center

Categories : web site - game

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CPCRSLIB for SDCC, a development library in C for Amstrad CPC

01/05/2014 - 14:35Genesis8

The library CPCRSLIB for the SDCC compiler has been updated :

horizontal scroll sample (011 - Small Sprite Demo (Tile Map) - SCROLL) included. Some tilemap functions updated with minor changes improving the tile drawing speed.

Source : ESP Soft

Category : development

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An interview of Elmar Krieger (Elmsoft / EGS) by NoRecess

01/03/2014 - 18:36Genesis8

NoRecess did interview Elmar Krieger, the author of Amstrad CPC demos and programs (such as Prehistorik).

Source : NoRecess

Categories : demo - programmation

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JavaCPC Desktop v2.3, an Amstrad CPC(+) emulator in java by Markus Hohmann (Devilmarkus)

01/03/2014 - 18:26Genesis8

A new version of the desktop JavaCPC is available. It's an Amtsrad CPC(+) emulator written in Java by Markus Hohmann (DevilMarkus).

Source : CPC Rulez's forum

Category : emulator

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What is the link between Saboteur and the Revenge of the Ninja movie ?

12/31/2013 - 18:29Genesis8

Well it's all about the poster's film which really looks like the Saboteur loading screen, I will let you judge.

loading screen of the Amstrad CPC game Saboteur and movie poster of Revenge of the Ninja

Source : Twitter

Category : game

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Happy new year 2014

12/31/2013 - 18:06Genesis8

Happy new year 2014, I hope you will get what you wish for (for you and all those you love).

Category : web site

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Death Sword for Amstrad CPC(+) 128 Ko (Barbarian updated)

12/26/2013 - 23:05Genesis8

As a Christmas gift, Death Sword is an update of the Barbarian game for Amstrad CPC(+) 128 Kb by Devilmarkus (code), ToTO (Backgrounds Update), MacDeath (additional graphics) and CNGSoft (compression).

Source : CPC Rulez's forum

Category : game

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Happy Christmas

12/25/2013 - 20:45Genesis8

It's a bit late to wish your a merry Christmas, I hope so that you received what you were asking for.

Category : web site

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HxC Floppy Drive Emulator v2.0.18.4 available on Sourceforge

12/16/2013 - 23:10Genesis8

HxC Floppy Drive Emulator v2.0.18.4 is available on Sourceforge (source included of course).

It's an utility to create images to be used by the SDCard HxC Floppy Emulator, to replace the good old 3 inch disks drives of our Amstrad CPC.

Source : CPC Rulez's forum

Categories : hardware - utility

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A remake of Outrun for PC by Barbarian 1987 using basic (QB64)

12/16/2013 - 22:39Genesis8

After a remake of Barbarian and Crazy Cars, F.L. is currently writing a remake of Outrun (beta)

F.L. did program it with in basic (QB64), which is a windows compiler. You can get out your gwbasic or quick basic programs and still run them with QB64, or use the new features bringed by QB64 (like networking).

loading screen of the Outrun Amstrad CPC game

Source : CPC Rulez's forum

Categories : programmation - game

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Billy Run Again by Jean Philippe Biscay (author of Billy la Banlieue and Billy 2)

12/06/2013 - 00:04Genesis8

Jean Philippe Biscay is the original developper of Billy La Banlieue (1986) and Billy 2 (1987), both of them published by Loriciels.

He is programming with his son a new sequel : Billy Run Again for Android, IPhone, Web, Windows, Mac and Linux.

You can subscribe on his web site to know of any advancement.

Source : CPCRulez's forum

Categories : development - game

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Double Dragon available on Nintendo 3DS

12/05/2013 - 23:42Genesis8

Double Dragon is already available in the Nintendo 3DS Eshop (virtual console, black and white game).

Source : JeuxVideo

Category : game

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