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Three Shades of Gray by Terwiz (Alumni), a PC demo in Hercules video mode


While reading Scali's blog, I saw this demo by the finnish group Alumni written by Terwiz : Three shades of Grey (local download) which is using the Hercules video mode which isnt often used (see video below using an Amstrad PC 1640). I invite you to see their other productions including Wild Scene which is an humorous video. I don't know but I feel I like this person, but why ?

EGX Martine's slideshow by Impact for Amstrad CPC+ (April 2023)


An information that I missed in April 2023, the release by Impact ofEGX Martine's slideshow for Amstrad CPC+ available on Pouet and here on Genesis8bit.

You can see EGX Martine's slideshow on Youtube in a by Xenomorph.

Still the one, an Amstrad CPC demo by Impact


Still the one by Impact is their latest Amstrad CPC demo for a CRTC 1 and 512 Kb of RAM, available on Pouet. Also available here on Genesis8bit.

The demo was made by :

  • AST (code, graphics)
  • Hwikaa (graphics)
  • Kris (graphicse)
  • Tomchi (music)

Musik200 xmas 2023 xmas edition by BSC, an Amstrad CPC music disk


musik200 xmas 2023 xmas edition by BSC is a music disk using his sound engine presented in his demo Musik100 by BSC about which you will find more details on CPCWiki.

You can see and listen to this demo on Youtube (video by Xenomorph).

You can check his Soundcloud page.

Xmas2023, an Amstrad CPC+ demo by the group Impact


Seen on CPCWiki, Xmas2023 by Impact is their latest production, an Amstrad CPC+ demo that you can download download here.

The demo has been written by :

  • Demoniak (code)
  • Kris (graphics)

All productions made for the Benediction Coding Party #3 organized by Eliot


The meeting Benediction Coding Party #3 organized by Eliot took place from Friday the 27th to Sunday the 30th October 2023 at the Salle polyvalente, 44 rue de la Poterie, Gavray sur Sienne (50450).

All productions made for the meeting are now available in a compilation with a menu that you can download there and soon certainly on Pouet too (link will be added then).

DSC #4, an Amstrad CPC demo by Logon System (Longshot and CeD)


DSC #4 by Logon System is their latest demo for Amstrad CPC released the 26th October 2023. It needs 128 Kb of RAM and works on every CRTC but the CRTC 1 will get a surprise.

Download DSC #4 on Pouet.

Memory Full, history of the Amstrad CPC demo scene by Hicks (printing done)


Last information was 9 days ago (13 October 2023), the books of Memory Full, history of Amstrad CPC demo scene by Hicks are now printed. All shipping should be done for October and should have already started.

Turbo Rascal SE v0.17, Pascal programmation for Amstrad CPC, 8086 and more


Turbo Rascal SE (TRSE) v0.17 is out. It's a complete suite (IDE, compiler, programming language, image sprite level resource editor) intended for developing games/demos for 8 / 16-bit line of computers, with a focus on the MOS 6502, the Motorola 68000, the (GB)Z80 and the 8086. TRSE supports application development for the C64, C128, VIC-20, PLUS4, NES, Gameboy, PET, ZX Spectrum, TIKI 100, Amstrad CPC, Atari 2600, 8086AT, Amiga 500 and the Atari ST 520 (complete list here). With the benefits of a modern IDE (error messages, code completion, syntax highlighting etc) and a bunch of fast built-in tools, it has never been easier to program for your favorite obsolete system !

You can join the TRSE group on Facebook.

The video below is a gorgeous Amstrad CPC demo programmed with TRSE : Morketid.

The Picomem card by FreddyV for all 808x computers in video by Rodrik Studio


The Picomem ISA card created by FreddyV is for all 808x computers and brings additionnal RAM (if you don't have 640 Kb), EMS memory, hard disk and disk drive images support, thanks to a Raspberry Pico (like the PicoGUS sound card). It's still work in progress. Rodrik Studio did two videos about the Picomem, one in english, the other in french :

Memory Full, history of the Amstrad CPC demo scene by Hicks (soon)


Informations about the availability (24th September 2023) of Memory Full, history of Amstrad CPC demo scene by Hicks : all the work will be sent to the printer this week, and you will received a message as soon as the shipping delay will be known. Then 80 kilogrammes will need to be shipped by the post office.

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