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Shadow on the Beast on Amstrad CPC+ and Amiga soon, and already on PC


Shadow of the Beast was released in 1990 by Psygnosis. Megachur is working on an Amstrad CPC+ version. Five videos are available on Megachur's Youtube channel.

Also, as seen on MO5.COM, an unfinished PC version already exists : EON released in 2014 by François « Wonderboy Bobi » Perez (Aggelos). And an Amiga port is being written by a spanish team : AmigaWave.

CP/M Box v1.8 by Habi Soft, an Amstrad PCW emulator


CP/M Box by Habi Soft, an Amstrad PCW emulator, is available in version 1.8, with a lot of new things : new video system (with color support), new languages system, actions, video recording, a new better debugger, more hardware options, light pens, mass storage, test PCBs, fast loading, keyboard redefinition...

Lemmings by Sony on mobile phone, and energy is missing you


Sony just released Lemmings on mobile phone.

The game seems to be nice, but there is just a little problem. Each action needs energy and you can fall to 0 energy in the middle of a level. Or of course you can pay 6 euros for 2 hours of tranquillity...

Interview of Stefan Walker (2015) who wrote the Amstrad CPC conversion of Pirates ! (Micropose)


A short but interesting interview of Stefan Walker who did the conversion of the game Pirates ! (Micropose) on Amstrad CPC in 1987. He even worked in the united states for 6 months with Sid Meier himself !

Not stated in the interview but in the CPCWiki's thread, the program was written in BASIC with RSX, which did ease the port to the X-Mass.

There is a longplay (very long at 6 hours) made by Amstrad Maniaque of Pirates !.

Deeper Warrens and Bitume by Arnaud Bouche (CPCRetroDev 2018 and 2017)


Arnaud Bouche is the author of both Bitume (CPCRetroDev 2017) inspired by Asphalt and Deeper Warrens (8th place at CPCRetroDev 2018) inspired by the classic Gauntlet with RPG elements (experience and buying equipment) on 25 levels !

A corrected version of Deeper Warrens is available after the initial release for the CPCRetroDev 2018.

Dont hesitate to download Bitume also, see a youtube video of Bitume if you are curious.

Operation Alexandra by 4Mhz, first place at the CPCRetroDev 2018 (download, music, trailers)


4Mhz is the winner of the CPCretroDev 2018 competition with its game Operation Alexandra (local download). It's a beautiful platform game, you are a russian soldier patrolling outside (minus 23 celcius degrees) near the North Pole at the terra of Alexandra, and you must inspect a place where a signal was emitted. You enter what looks like an old base, without a doubt a nazi base... The rest is in your hands.

You can listen to the original music by McKlain on Soundcloud and also a synthwave mix of the music.

There are at least two trailers : the first and the third.

A gaming video by vidéo de jeu par Oldschool is Beautiful will let you discover the start of the game, lets say that it will you bring some light about the game.

Operation Alexandra, an Amstrad CPC game by 4mhz

Barbarian plus, a remake for Commodore Amiga


Barbarian plus v1.0 by Christophe Romagnoli (graphism), Colin Vella (programmer) and Simone Bernacchia (musician) is a remake for Commodore Amiga which is just available, with 2 more characters for example.

You can see it in this video of Barbarian plus.

screenshot of Barbarian on Amstrad CPC

A 32 years old bug in The Trap door, fixed by Nicholas Campbell, video by Novabug


The fixed version by Nicholas Campbell of the Trap Door is availble on NVG. It allows to finish the game which couldnt be since 32 years, whereas you could finish it on ZX Spectrum and C64. A robot had to burn slimies in a cauldron, and it's now possible. Novabug just finished The trap Door on Youtube.

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