Fresh Amstrad CPC, PCW, Notepad NC100 NC150 NC200 and PDA600 news






A golden gun on Ebay

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217 Euros for a Super Pack Gun Stick (Ubi Soft) on Ebay. I hope the buyer will enjoy what he bought.

Super Pack Gun Stick




Amstrad expo 2009 meeting

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The Amstrad expo 2009 meeting will take place from the 29th to the 31th May 2009 at the Espace Jeunes (F.J.T) in Coutances (50 - Normandie - France).

There will be 4 contests :

  • Demo : 3D theme
  • Demo : free theme
  • Games : free theme
  • Graphic : free theme

Cost for meeting, sleeping and eating :

  • Inscription given before 20th may 2009 : 8 Euros
  • Inscription after 20th may 2009 and directly on site : 10 Euros

Contact : eliot (at) cpcscene.com



a RSS flux to let you know when there is some news

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As news doesnt appear as often as before, you now have a RSS flux to be informed when the site is updated.



2 Amstrad CPC meetings at once in Germany and France

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Two meeting will take place at the same time from the 29th to the 31th May 2009 :



Happy Christmas 2008 and happy new year 2009 !

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It's never too late, well I hope.



PSPCAP32 v1.4.3, an Amstrad CPC emulator for PSP by ZX-81

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The Amstrad CPC emulator PSPCAP32 by ZX-81 has been updated :

  • Emulation speed (small improvements)
  • Improve file requester with virtual keyboard to choose sequentially rom files beginning with a given letter
  • Add documentation for settings in help menu


Castellum secretum meeting 3

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You can go on the Castellum secretum 3 meeting site which will occur on friday the 31th October to sunday the 2th November 2008 at Segré (near Angers, 49). More informations on the web site (in french).



WinAPE v2.0 alpha 16, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows

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The Amstrad CPC emulator WinAPE offers a new floppy controller and drive emulation, CPC Symbol fonts and a stack of minor enhancements and bug fixes.



AmeDS v2.1, an Amstrad CPC emulator for the Nintendo DS

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The Amstrad CPC emulator AmeDS v2.1 for Nintendo DS allows you to download Amstrad CPC games from the web, a nice new feature.



Meeting at Coutances

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Elliot once again is organising a meeting at Coutances (France, Normandy), from friday 11th April (after 12:00am) to sunday 13th April (till end of the day) at the Foyer des Jeunes Travailleurs (Espace Hugues de Morville - 103 rue Geoffroy de Montbray - 50200 COUTANCES). Rooms will be available and meals will be delivered at 12:00am and 7:00pm. Financial participation will be 8 Euros 1 person/1 day. A programming contest will take place as usual with gifts. For more information and to inform Elliot (eliot a t cpcscene . com) about the number of people coming, what you bring, when you arrive and leave, please mail him.



CPCE v1.90, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows

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The Amstrad CPC emulator CPCE v1.90 brings a new LPTCPC.BAS to allow sending by parallel port extended .DSK (supporting more copy protection) and corrects FDC commands to be able to read these new extended .DSK, and some improvements to Z80 seach function and ZIP files management.



ASM sources of compression engines on Tom & Jerry's site

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You will find on Tom & Jerry's site 2 ASM sources (maxam) for compressing Amstrad CPC binaries (better than pucrunch and bitbuster) : Exomizer et Aplib, coming from the PC world. He found them in a forum thread of Amstrad.ESP (spanish site).



PSPCAP32 v1.3.4, an Amstrad CPC emulator for Sony PSP par ZX-81

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The Amstrad CPC emulator PSPCAP32 for Sony PSP by ZX-81 has been updated once again, with mostly emulation speed increase, new hotkeys, and auto-fire.



Spanish FAQ v1.32 of comp.sys.amstrad.8bit

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Thanks to MiguelSky, the spanish FAQ has been updated to the latest version (from 2005, some updating work needing to be done).