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Title: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: NewsBot on 12:01, 04 July 10
Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can ! (http://genesis8.free.fr/index.php#windows-x-on-amstrad-cpc-464)
26 June 2010, 2:02 pm

Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !

Source: Genesis8 Amstrad Page (http://genesis8.free.fr/index.php)

Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: MacDeath on 09:13, 06 July 10
Do you mean SymbosXP ? 8)
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: robcfg on 11:34, 06 July 10
I think we should seriously consider to tell Prodatron to make a special version of SymbOS for a heavily expanded Amstrad Plus and call it Symbos Vista...  :D
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: TFM on 23:59, 06 July 10
I think we should seriously consider to tell Prodatron to make a special version of SymbOS for a heavily expanded Amstrad Plus and call it Symbos Vista...  :D

If you are so much satisfied with Vista, then you will have you fun with it also on the CPC.
 
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: robcfg on 11:26, 07 July 10
Just kidding  :D


I'm more than happy with Linux Mint 8 right now, I only go back to XP because my scanner is not supported.
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: TFM on 18:51, 07 July 10
Carefull! The Linix drivers for the scanner sometimes activate (accidently?) the digitising function of the scanner. This will throw you into the virtual world:
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3efV2wqEjEY (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3efV2wqEjEY)
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: mr_lou on 08:11, 08 July 10
Tron rules. :)
Looking forward to Tron Legacy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1IpPpB3iWI).
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: Gryzor on 13:09, 08 July 10
I wouldn't hold my breath for it... I don't have much trust in them producing something decent and not totally silly...
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: robcfg on 13:19, 08 July 10
Sure I love the looks of the new film, but it looks like anything but cyberspace...


I'll go to the cinema but I don't expect much as with many remakes lately.
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: Amstari on 16:20, 08 July 10
I'll go to the cinema but I don't expect much as with many remakes lately.

Tron Legacy is going to be a sequel rather than a remake.
 
The virtual world in the trailer looks the same as the original, but the video card has been upgraded  :)
 
Even if the story is silly it should still look really cool in 3D!
 
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: robcfg on 16:41, 08 July 10
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the video card has been upgraded


And we still play with our CPC's, hehehehehe  :D  so graphic quality isn't everything.


I also dislike the remake of Clash of the Titans because it's a bad film despite all the visual effects which are quite ok.


I have to say I have the DVD release of the original Clash of the Titans movie and I managed to get it signed by Ray Harryhausen...  8)
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: TFM on 20:27, 08 July 10
It tooks 28 years to make the second part of Tron. I definitely expect something great.
 
The encom 511 system has evolved now, better gfx, smoother scrolling, technically evolved light cycles and so on. ...  The virtual world is evolving like the real world. And from the trailer I must say... it looks better than expected.
 
On the other hand I can understand if somebody has doubts. If I take a look a the usual remakes of old movies of tv series, it's just sad.
 
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: MacDeath on 05:37, 09 July 10
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And we still play with our CPC's, hehehehehe  (http://cpcwiki.eu/forum/Smileys/akyhne/cheesy.gif)  so graphic quality isn't   everything.
Actually CPC is quite a decent  Graphical computer, compared to what existed in 1984 for such a cheap price.
Title: Re: Genesis8 - Windows XP on an Amstrad CPC 464, yes you can !
Post by: TFM on 21:40, 09 July 10
Actually CPC is quite a decent  Graphical computer, compared to what existed in 1984 for such a cheap price.

So right! And never in the hisory of this world another computer had better colours!