Archives for the month June 2022 of Genesis8 Amstrad Page




The War of the Solice, a remake of Lords of Midnight (Mike Singleton)

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The War of the Solice is a 3D remake of the Lords of Midnight game (Mike Singleton) made by The Frozen Empire (Andrew Smart and Wayne Britcliffe), for windows and MacOS.

I wrote about it years ago, last version was releasd in 2021, see the interesting trailer on Youtube.




Goody, el regreso by Ivan AVILA, an incoming Amstrad CPC game

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Last game by Ivan AVILA is Goody, el regreso, it has been written with the 8bp library in basic. Good is a platform game.




A remake of Wonder Boy by Benjamin Yoris is now on hold

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Benjamin Yoris was working on a Wonder Boy remake since 2020, but this project is now on hold.

You can download it on CPCWiki to see for yourself. It isn't possible to finish the level as the distance between two clouds are too big.




Two videos : history of Amstrad and of the Amstrad CPC

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Two very recent videos in french about the history of Amstrad :




Using an USB drive on any PC XT-AT being an Amstrad PC or not

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Retro Erik has done a vidéo on the use of a USB key for l'utilisation une clé USB sur un PC XT ou AT sous msdos (voir la page de Lo-tech).

FreddyV is working on a modification of the driver for better speed on a PC XT or AT. It will be easier then using a Compact Flash card with a XT-CF.

Retro Tech Chris has made a 3D model of a bracket for this ISA card.

See the thread on Vogons.




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