Archives for the month October 2009 of Genesis8 Amstrad Page
Remake of Sapiens by the original authors : Didier and Olivier Guillion
It has been ages since I last went on the web site of the 2 Guillion brothers, the authors of Sapiens. There is a newer
(though not recent) version of their windows remake of this nice game, one of the few I finished on my Amstrad CPC. You should download this remake, for the music if only, but
if you want to play it, dont forget the authors, it's a shareware for 10 € only.
remake of Lords of midnight and Doomdark's revenge on PC
LOMJAR is a java implementation of The Lords of Midnight and Doomdark's Revenge originally written by Mike Singleton. Other remakes can be
Since the announce of the last french CPC meeting in May 209 organized by Eliot, I learned that he uses a disk drive replacement based on SD cards. But there are some others too, but
one isnt finished atm, and for the 2 others, the most difficult part is to get one, unless you are good at making your own :
HxC Floppy Emulator, there is an USB version (CPC is connected to a PC) and a standalone sdcard version(which supports writing). The author may
create a batch of these sdcards cards soon, more informations when I have some,
In fact, there is a 4th one, made by RAM7 based on USB key, that he showed to the last meeting, but I have no more informations about it.
Forest, an Amstrad CPC picture by Marlene Johansen (LuBlu Entertainment)
Marlene Johansen, one of the 2 members of LuBlu Entertainment (authors of the Amstrad CPC game Sort'Em), has drawn
a nice picture on Amstrad CPC (mode 1, 4 colors) that you can see below, you will also find 2 others Amstrad CPC pictures on her web site.
Lords of Midnight and Doomdark's revenge on Iphone maybe
Chris Wild is talking with Mike Singleton about a LoM and DDR port to Iphone, that would be nice.
It's a bitmap paint program that allows to draw in more than 60 video resolutions (from 320x200, including most of the standard Amiga resolutions, provided your videocard knows how
to handle them). It was written originally for DOS, but has been modified to use SDL and modern operating systems. Its layout is not very different from Deluxe Paint or Brilliance.
Orion Prime available today as a download
Orion Prime is now available for download (french only at the moment), have fun.