Archives for the month August 2009 of Genesis8 Amstrad Page
Hate Beats, an Amstrad CPC+ demo by Ukonx (October 2007)
Hate Beats is a demo released in October 2007 for Amstrad CPC+ by Ukonx, code by Power, code
divers by Deemphasis, original graphics by Unison/Ozane, modified graphics by Grim (Semilanceata) and music by Deemphasis.
Ukonx is a french demo group, created in 1992, programming first on Amiga then on PC.
Arome Tomate is a new Amstrad CPC demo by Overlanders : Candy (code), Beb (logo), Barjack (font) et Tom & Jerry (music).
From Scratch, an Amstrad CPC demo by Vanity
From Scratch is a french Amstrad CPC demo by the Vanity demo group (Hicks and Beb) with sound by
Tom & Jerry, a 6 mn multipart demo needing a CRTC 1 to run due to hardware tricks, also disable "Plus PPI emulation" if used with the WinAPE emulator (Go Settings then General).
Following news arent exactly new (2007 and 2008 when I wasnt very active). I am still doing them for those who wouldnt know it, and to add the files on the site. It's also a prelude
for new features on this site.
Sappy, an Amstrad CPC+ demo by Semilanceata (January 2007)
Sappy is a french Amstrad CPC+ demo by the Semilanceata group, released in January 2007.
CCZ80 v2.07 by Emilio Guerrero. This compiler can be used for developping Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum and MSX
programs on windows (command line application, with a GUI included).
Gommy, Defensor Medieval a ZX Spectrum game has been programmed with CCZ80. There are 2 Amstrad CPC librairies usable for CCZ80 : cpcrslib (adapted from cpcrslib for Z88dk) and sprutilcpc (
included with CCZ80), but no Amstrad CPC program seems to have been programmed yet with CCZ80. If you have, let me know please.
CPC Wiki has moved
CPC Wiki has moved, dont forget to change your bookmark. Beware, you cant edit the wiki at the moment.
Archon classic v1.5 update for Iphone
Archon classic the remake for Iphone of
has been updated, featuring a new board layout, characters can level up and gain new abilities, new particles effects for weapons and characters, smarter AI, visual bugs fixed.
Multiplayer isnt still available.
The game costs 2,39 € but there is also a free lite version if you want to try the game (with limited features as 6 characters instead of 18 for example).
Antibug has ported
Sorcery+ for windows with the original graphics. For the moment it's a very nice playable beta. The first level where you have to rescue several sorcerers isnt totally completed, lacking the end
screen for example, and the second level where you have to kill the evil sorcerer isnt available yet.
CPC Game Reviews used to review only commercial games. Good news is now they will also review newly released games, so go read the last update.
I will myself report the games in the following news later (and add them to the amstrad database).
Betiled!, an Amstrad CPC reflexion game by Computer Emuzone Games Studio
Betiled! by Computer Emuzone Games Studio is an Amstrad CPC reflexion game, a clone of the famous
game Bejeweled. The time is limited to remove tiles on the board by swapping 2 of them.
Sort'em, an Amstrad CPC game by LuBlu Entertainment
Sort'Em by LuBlu Entertainment is an Amstrad CPC game programmed with Z88dk and
cpcrslib. You must sort blue and red balls which falls down the screen, putting them to the left or
the right according to the color just with the space bar, simple to play, but not so easy with the 3 levels of difficulty. It was first seen on portable phones.
CPC Oxygen issue 14 out in January 2009, and more...
Issue 14 of the online magazine for Amstrad CPC, PCW, NC and PC CPC Oxygen is out since January 2009. You will also
be able to browse all 117 issues of the U.K. Amstrad CPC newspaper Amstrad Action.
2CDT and its GUI, a windows utility to create .CDT files (tape files)
2CDT by Kevin Thacker, a line command windows utility to add files into a .CDT file (image of a tape) with a GUI by DevilMarkus in java.
Alien 8 remake for windows/mac by Ignacio Pérez Gil.
Ignacio Pérez Gil. has released a remake of Alien 8 for windows/mac with a nice graphic touch.
Robotron 6128, Sewer Rat for Amstrad CPC, AMSprite for windows/linux/mac by Lachlan Keown
Lachlan Keown, who lives in New Zealand, just released its latest Amstrad CPC production :
Robotron 6128, a conversion of the classic arcade game, if you use keyboard, WASD to move and cursor keys to shoot.
He is also the author of Sewer Rat, take the cheese before the aliens does (poor aliens, eating cheese is awful).
He has also written AMSprite for windows (using .Net framework v2.0) or
AMSprite for linux/mac (using MONO), which is a cross-development GUI tool to
generate ready-to-use sprites and loading screens for the Amstrad CPC in assembly language (CPC+ hardware sprites supported).