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Permis de Tuer by ChinnyVision
Ghostbusters II by Xyphoe
Ghostbusters II by Jgonza
Killer Cobra by Amstrad Maniaque
Mot by Amstrad Maniaque
World of Barbarian (the) by Jgonza
Shadow Warriors by Khomenor
Mario Bros by Amstrad Maniaque
Donkey Kong by Amstrad Maniaque
Harrier Attack by Amstrad Maniaque



Late for Xmas, so happy good year 2008

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It's a bit late for wishing you a merry christmas, so I will wish you a happy good year 2008 instead, and much CPCing.



CPCGamesCD updated by MiguelSky (December 2007)

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CPCGamesCD is a live CD with emulators and the Amstrad games collection of NVG by MiguelSky. It has been updated :

  • Frontend CPC Loader v2.0 beta by TroelsK and a lot of new features
  • NVG games update 06/11/2007
  • Snap-Pack with ALL the captures (3.491)
  • New version of CPCE (1.85) and WinApe (2.0a15) emulators
  • Improved categorization
  • Apps (utils/cpc) and Cartridg folders of NVG are now included


New update for PSPCAP32, an Amstrad CPC emulator for Sony PSP by ZX-81

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PSPCAP32 par ZX-81 has again been updated, with now support for the green screen of the Amstrad CPC.






Blassic, an Amstrad CPC basic interpreter for windows, linux and Yopy PDA

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Blassic is a basic language interpreter for windows, linux and Yopy PDA. It can interpret Amstrad CPC basic, I didnt try it though.



CPCE v1.85, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows

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CPCE v1.85 fixes a serious bug in the Symbiface 2 IDE (reported by Jarek Adamski), allows disabling the tape speedup if CPCE does it wrong (for example with "Balloonacy") and the Win32 version is a bit smarter now to handle ZIP archives.




Conversion from C64 of Balloonay on Amstrad CPC by Kevin Thacker

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Kevin Thacker has made a conversion of Balloonacy, a C64 game. The complet game will be sold by Cronosoft . You can donwload a démo of the game for tape and disk.





Invitation of the Amstrad CPC meeting Castellum 2

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You can download the invitation for the Castellum meeting 2. The meeting already took place.



SymbOS v2.0 is out, for Amstrad PCW too

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Symbos v2.0 is out :

  • SymbOS has been ported completely to the Amstrad PCW/Joyce (screensaver works now, too).
  • 1024KB support on all platforms; 24 applications can be loaded and executed now at the same time.
  • "SymbOS extensions": This module can optionally be loaded during the booting process and adds new functions like the "Security" dialogue to the operating system.
  • Richtext support and additional 16 colour controls
  • SymbOS supports the handling of shared services. These are processes, which run in the background and provide their functions like accessing external hardware and other things to multiple applications at the same time.
  • The file selection, info and confirm windows have been enhanced with several new options.
  • SymShell includes new control codes for better VT100, VT52 and ANSI terminal emulation.
  • The CPC version includes an optimized Mode2 screen driver and now operates nearly as fast in 640x200x2 as in 320x200x4.

Read allnews here, and PCW/Joyce screenshots here.



BSkyB is buying Amstrad company

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Rupert Murdoch owner of the U.K. media group BskyB has launched an amical OPA on Amstrad for 185 millions €, it will permit to BskyB to lower its costs, as it was buying satellit numerical video decoders from Amstrad. Alan Michael Sugar will stil be the manager at Amstrad, and will still keep 28% Amstrad actions d'Amstrad after selling a part of his actions for 34,5 millions of pounds. Alan Michael Sugar is now 60 years old.