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== '''AA 001 - October 1985''' ==
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Like most other Amstrad CPC magazines, '''''[[Amstrad Action]]''''' published listings, or Type-Ins. Information about the type-ins in each issue, including downloads and screenshots, is provided in the links below.
  
''No listings published in this issue''
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Type-ins ran from issue 3 to issue 108 and covered a vast range of programs, from serious utilities to full games.
  
== '''AA 002 - November 1985''' ==
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== 1985 ==
  
''No listings published in this issue''
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1985 Type-Ins|December 1985]] (#3)
  
== '''AA 003 - December 1985''' ==
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Note that no listings were published in the October 1985 (#1) and November 1985 (#2) issues.
  
* [[Media:AA_003_-_Listings.zip|Disk Image]] - instructions and screenshots are also included
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== 1986 ==
* Screenshots:
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{| class="gallery FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
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* [[Amstrad Action Christmas 1985 Type-Ins|Christmas 1985]] (#4)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1986 Type-Ins|February 1986]] (#5)
| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb"><div>[[Image:AA003_Screenshot_001.gif]]</div></div><div class="gallerytext">
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1986 Type-Ins|March 1986]] (#6)
001 - Zebra Windmills
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1986 Type-Ins|April 1986]] (#7)
</div></div>
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1986 Type-Ins|May 1986]] (#8)
| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb"><div>[[Image:AA003_Screenshot_002.gif]]</div></div><div class="gallerytext">
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1986 Type-Ins|June 1986]] (#9)
002 - Lissajoux Figures
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1986 Type-Ins|July 1986]] (#10)
</div></div>
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1986 Type-Ins|August 1986]] (#11)
| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb"><div>[[Image:AA003_Screenshot_003.gif]]</div></div><div class="gallerytext">
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1986 Type-Ins|September 1986]] (#12)
003 - Dionysian Spiral
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1986 Type-Ins|October 1986]] (#13)
</div></div>
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1986 Type-Ins|November 1986]] (#14)
|}
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1986 Type-Ins|December 1986]] (#15)
  
== '''AA 004 - Christmas 1985''' ==
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== 1987 ==
  
* User Defined Graphics (David Muir)
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* [[Amstrad Action Christmas 1986 Type-Ins|Christmas 1986]] (#16)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1987 Type-Ins|February 1987]] (#17)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1987 Type-Ins|March 1987]] (#18)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1987 Type-Ins|April 1987]] (#19)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1987 Type-Ins|May 1987]] (#20)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1987 Type-Ins|June 1987]] (#21)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1987 Type-Ins|July 1987]] (#22)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1987 Type-Ins|August 1987]] (#23)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1987 Type-Ins|September 1987]] (#24)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1987 Type-Ins|October 1987]] (#25)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1987 Type-Ins|November 1987]] (#26)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1987 Type-Ins|December 1987]] (#27)
  
* [[Media:AA_004_-_Listings.zip|Disk Image]] - instructions and screenshots are also included
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== 1988 ==
* Screenshots:
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{| class="gallery FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1988 Type-Ins|January 1988]] (#28)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1988 Type-Ins|February 1988]] (#29)
| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb"><div>[[Image:AA004_Screenshot_004.gif]]</div></div><div class="gallerytext">
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1988 Type-Ins|March 1988]] (#30)
004 - User Defined Graphics
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1988 Type-Ins|April 1988]] (#31)
</div></div>
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1988 Type-Ins|May 1988]] (#32)
|}
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1988 Type-Ins|June 1988]] (#33)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1988 Type-Ins|July 1988]] (#34)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1988 Type-Ins|August 1988]] (#35)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1988 Type-Ins|September 1988]] (#36)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1988 Type-Ins|October 1988]] (#37)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1988 Type-Ins|November 1988]] (#38)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1988 Type-Ins|December 1988]] (#39)
  
== '''AA 005 - February 1986''' ==
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== 1989 ==
  
* Music Composer (Simon Selway)
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1989 Type-Ins|January 1989]] (#40)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1989 Type-Ins|February 1989]] (#41)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1989 Type-Ins|March 1989]] (#42)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1989 Type-Ins|April 1989]] (#43)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1989 Type-Ins|May 1989]] (#44)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1989 Type-Ins|June 1989]] (#45)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1989 Type-Ins|July 1989]] (#46)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1989 Type-Ins|August 1989]] (#47)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1989 Type-Ins|September 1989]] (#48)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1989 Type-Ins|October 1989]] (#49)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1989 Type-Ins|November 1989]] (#50)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1989 Type-Ins|December 1989]] (#51)
  
=== Download ===
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== 1990 ==
  
* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_005.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1990 Type-Ins|January 1990]] (#52)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1990 Type-Ins|February 1990]] (#53)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1990 Type-Ins|March 1990]] (#54)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1990 Type-Ins|April 1990]] (#55)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1990 Type-Ins|May 1990]] (#56)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1990 Type-Ins|June 1990]] (#57)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1990 Type-Ins|July 1990]] (#58)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1990 Type-Ins|August 1990]] (#59)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1990 Type-Ins|September 1990]] (#60)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1990 Type-Ins|October 1990]] (#61)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1990 Type-Ins|November 1990]] (#62)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1990 Type-Ins|December 1990]] (#63)
  
=== Screenshots ===
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== 1991 ==
  
<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1991 Type-Ins|January 1991]] (#64)
Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_005_MusicComposer.png|<center>Music Composer</center>
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1991 Type-Ins|February 1991]] (#65)
</gallery></center>
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1991 Type-Ins|March 1991]] (#66)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1991 Type-Ins|April 1991]] (#67)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1991 Type-Ins|May 1991]] (#68)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1991 Type-Ins|June 1991]] (#69)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1991 Type-Ins|July 1991]] (#70)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1991 Type-Ins|August 1991]] (#71)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1991 Type-Ins|September 1991]] (#72)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1991 Type-Ins|October 1991]] (#73)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1991 Type-Ins|November 1991]] (#74)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1991 Type-Ins|December 1991]] (#75)
  
== '''AA 006 - March 1986''' ==
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== 1992 ==
  
* Amstrad Drumkit (John Keneally)
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1992 Type-Ins|January 1992]] (#76) - The type-ins for this issue were in a cover-mounted booklet rather than the magazine itself
* Psychedelic Plot (John Keneally)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1992 Type-Ins|February 1992]] (#77)
* Disk Menu (Mike Singleton)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1992 Type-Ins|March 1992]] (#78)
* Graphic Patterns (Martin Scarland)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1992 Type-Ins|April 1992]] (#79)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1992 Type-Ins|May 1992]] (#80)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1992 Type-Ins|June 1992]] (#81)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1992 Type-Ins|July 1992]] (#82)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1992 Type-Ins|August 1992]] (#83)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1992 Type-Ins|September 1992]] (#84)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1992 Type-Ins|October 1992]] (#85)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1992 Type-Ins|November 1992]] (#86)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1992 Type-Ins|December 1992]] (#87)
  
''Amstrad Drumkit'' would later appear on the covertape included with the [[Amstrad Action, Issue 74, Nov 1991|November 1991]] issue (#74).
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== 1993 ==
  
=== Download ===
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1993 Type-Ins|January 1993]] (#88)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1993 Type-Ins|February 1993]] (#89)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1993 Type-Ins|March 1993]] (#90)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1993 Type-Ins|April 1993]] (#91)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1993 Type-Ins|May 1993]] (#92)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1993 Type-Ins|June 1993]] (#93)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1993 Type-Ins|July 1993]] (#94)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1993 Type-Ins|August 1993]] (#95)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1993 Type-Ins|September 1993]] (#96)
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* [[Amstrad Action October 1993 Type-Ins|October 1993]] (#97)
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* [[Amstrad Action November 1993 Type-Ins|November 1993]] (#98)
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* [[Amstrad Action December 1993 Type-Ins|December 1993]] (#99)
  
* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_006.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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== 1994 ==
  
=== Screenshots ===
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* [[Amstrad Action January 1994 Type-Ins|January 1994]] (#100)
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* [[Amstrad Action February 1994 Type-Ins|February 1994]] (#101)
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* [[Amstrad Action March 1994 Type-Ins|March 1994]] (#102)
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* [[Amstrad Action April 1994 Type-Ins|April 1994]] (#103)
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* [[Amstrad Action May 1994 Type-Ins|May 1994]] (#104)
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* [[Amstrad Action June 1994 Type-Ins|June 1994]] (#105)
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* [[Amstrad Action July 1994 Type-Ins|July 1994]] (#106)
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* [[Amstrad Action August 1994 Type-Ins|August 1994]] (#107)
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* [[Amstrad Action September 1994 Type-Ins|September 1994]] (#108)
  
<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Note that no listings were published from October 1994 (#109) onwards.
Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_006_AmstradDrumkit.png|<center>Amstrad Drumkit</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_006_PsychedelicPlot.png|<center>Psychedelic Plot</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_006_DiskMenu.png|<center>Disk Menu</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_006_GraphicPatterns.png|<center>Graphic Patterns</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 007 - April 1986''' ==
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[[Category:Amstrad Action Type-Ins]]
 
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* Codebreaker (Paul Taylor)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_007.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_007_Codebreaker.png|<center>Codebreaker</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_007_Codebreaker_GreenScreen.png|<center>Codebreaker, modified for use on green screen monitors</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 008 - May 1986''' ==
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* Conveyor Belt (Roger Wilson)
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* Swirl (Paul Fairhurst)
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* Rotating Sphere (James Cadwallader)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_008.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_008_ConveyorBelt.png|<center>Conveyor Belt</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_008_Swirl.png|<center>Swirl</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_008_RotatingSphere.png|<center>Rotating Sphere</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 009 - June 1986''' ==
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* Drumkit Revisited (Peter Newman) - a modification to ''Amstrad Drumkit'' that allows each sound channel to be reset
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* Unerase (Alexander Clark)
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* Etch-a-Sketch (Dick Ruck)
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* Typing Tutor (Dick Ruck)
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* Trix (Philip Gardner)
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* Key-RSX (Philip Pepperell)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_009.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_DrumkitRevisited.png|<center>Drumkit Revisited</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_Unerase.png|<center>Unerase</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_Etch-a-Sketch.png|<center>Etch-a-Sketch</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_TypingTutor.png|<center>Typing Tutor</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_Trix.png|<center>Trix</center>
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_009_Key-RSX.png|<center>Key-RSX</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 010 - July 1986''' ==
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* Speed 3K (Chris Rollo)
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* CAT#8 (Justin Macklin)
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* Blitter (Paul Bond)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_010.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_010_Blitter.png|<center>Blitter</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 011 - August 1986''' ==
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* Bouncers (Justin Hedden)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_011.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_011_Bouncers.png|<center>Bouncers</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 012 - September 1986''' ==
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* Letter Puzzler (Simon Watson)
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* Manuscript (Colin Powell)
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=== Download ===
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* [[Media:AmstradActionType-Ins_012.dsk.zip|DSK file]]
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=== Screenshots ===
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<center><gallery style="clear: both">
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Image:AmstradActionType-Ins_012_LetterPuzzler.png|<center>Letter Puzzler</center>
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</gallery></center>
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== '''AA 013''' ==
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== '''AA 014''' ==
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== '''AA 015''' ==
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== '''AA 016''' ==
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== '''AA 017 - February 1987''' ==
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* [[Media:AA_017_-_Listings.zip|Disk Image]]
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* Screenshots:
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{| class="gallery FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
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|-
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 001.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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001 - 3D Loops
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 002.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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002 - 3D World
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 003.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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003 - AGRAL - 86
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 004.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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004 - Budgie
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</div></div>
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|}
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{| class="gallery FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
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|-
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 005.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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005 - Electronic Rainbow
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 006.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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006 - Landscapes
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 007.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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007 - Multi-coloured Modes
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 009.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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008 - Rotating Triangle
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</div></div>
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|}
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{| class="gallery FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"
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|-
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 008.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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009 - Screen Flip
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 010.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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010 - Variable Height
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</div></div>
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| <div class="gallerybox"><div class="thumb">[[Image:AA017 Screenshot 011.gif]]</div><div class="gallerytext">
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011 - Window Saver
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</div></div>
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|}
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== '''AA 018''' ==
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== '''AA 019''' ==
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== '''AA 020''' ==
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== '''AA 021''' ==
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== '''AA 022''' ==
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== '''AA 023''' ==
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== '''AA 024''' ==
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[[Category:Type_Ins]]
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Latest revision as of 09:53, 26 October 2013

Like most other Amstrad CPC magazines, Amstrad Action published listings, or Type-Ins. Information about the type-ins in each issue, including downloads and screenshots, is provided in the links below.

Type-ins ran from issue 3 to issue 108 and covered a vast range of programs, from serious utilities to full games.

1985

Note that no listings were published in the October 1985 (#1) and November 1985 (#2) issues.

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

Note that no listings were published from October 1994 (#109) onwards.