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=== Software-Houses ===
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This page covers important facts concerning the Amstrad CPC/Plus games.
* [[Alligata Software]]
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* [[AMSOFT]]
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With a list of Software houses, and the various and notable technics used in well known games.
* [[Anco Software]]
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* [[Anirog]]
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'''''For a more complete list of games or game related topics, check the "category:games" (and all its subcategories) at the bottom of this page.'''''
* [[Ariola Soft]]
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* [[Beau Jolly]]
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==All games scores as reviewed by Amstrad Action==
* [[Cobra Soft]]
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*[[Amstrad_Action_ratings | Amstrad Action Ratings]]
* [[Codemasters]]
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* [[CRL]]
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== All-time top games  ==
* [[CRONOSOFT]]
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* [[Digital Integration]]
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Article moved [[Top games|here]]
* [[Dinamic]]
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* [[DMV]]
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== Software Houses  ==
* [[Domark]]
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* [[Durell]]
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*[[A&F Software]]
* [[Electric Dreams]]
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*[[Ace Software]]
* [[Electronic Arts]]
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*[[Activision|Activision]]
* [[Elite]]
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*[[Advanced Software Promotions]]
* [[Epyx]]
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*[[Alligata Software|Alligata Software]]
* [[Firebird]]
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*[[Alternative Software]]
* [[ERE Informatique]]
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*[[Americana|Americana]]
* [[Grandslam]]
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*[[AMSOFT|AMSOFT]]  
* [[Gremlin Graphics]]
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*[[Anco Software|Anco Software]]  
* [[Hewson]]
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*[[Anirog|Anirog]]  
* [[Hi-Tec Software]]
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*[[Argus Press Software]]
* [[Image Works]]
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*[[Ariolasoft]]
* [[Imagine]]
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*[[Artic Computing]]
* [[Incentive]]
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*[[Atlantis Software]]
* [[Infocom]]
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*[[Beau Jolly|Beau Jolly]]
* [[Infogrames]]
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*[[Blaby Computer Games]]
* [[Konami]]
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*[[Blue Ribbon]]
* [[Krisalis]]
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*[[(BES) Bourne Educational Software]]
* [[Kuma Computers]]
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*[[Bubble Bus Software]]
* [[Loriciel]]
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*[[Budgie]]
* [[Lankhor]]
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*[[Bug-Byte]]
* [[Leisure Genius]]
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*[[Byte Back]]
* [[Level 9]]
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*[[Cascade Games|Cascade Games]]
* [[Magic Bytes]]
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*[[CDS Software]]
* [[Magnetic Scrolls]]
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*[[Cobra Soft|Cobra Soft]]
* [[Martec]]
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*[[Codemasters|Codemasters]]
* [[Mastertronic]]
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*[[CP Software]]  
* [[Melbourne House]]
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*[[CRL|CRL]]  
* [[Microids]]
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*[[Cronosoft|Cronosoft]]
* [[Microprose]]
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*[[Cult]]
* [[Microstyle]]
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*[[Database Software|Database Software]]
* [[Mikro-Gen]]
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*[[Data Media]]
* [[Mindscape]]
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*[[Delta Software]]
* [[Mirrorsoft]]
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*[[Design Design]]  
* [[New Age Software]]
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*[[Digital Integration|Digital Integration]]  
* [[Ocean]]
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*[[Dinamic|Dinamic]]  
* [[Opera Soft]]
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*[[DMV|DMV]]  
* [[Palace Software]]
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*[[Domark|Domark]]
* [[Players]]
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*[[Dro Soft]]  
* [[PSS]]
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*[[Durell|Durell]]
* [[Psygnosis]]
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*[[Edisoft]]  
* [[Radical Software]]
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*[[Electric Dreams|Electric Dreams]]  
* [[Rainbird (software house)|Rainbird]]
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*[[Electronic Arts|Electronic Arts]]  
* [[Rainbow Arts]]
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*[[Elite Systems|Elite Systems]]  
* [[Silmarils]]
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*[[Epyx|Epyx]]  
* [[System 3]]
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*[[Firebird|Firebird]]  
* [[The Edge]]
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*[[ERE Informatique|ERE Informatique]]  
* [[Titus Software]]
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*[[Grandslam|Grandslam]]  
* [[Topo Soft]]
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*[[Gremlin Graphics|Gremlin Graphics]]  
* [[Tynesoft]]
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*[[Hewson|Hewson]]  
* [[UBI Soft]]
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*[[Hi-Tec Software|Hi-Tec Software]]  
* [[Ultimate Play The Game]]
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*[[Iber Software]]
* [[US Gold]]
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*[[Image Works|Image Works]]  
* [[Virgin]]
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*[[Ocean|Imagine]]  
* [[Vortex Software]]
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*[[Incentive Software|Incentive]]
* [[Weeske]]
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*[[Indescomp]]
* [[Zeppelin Games]]
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*[[Infocom|Infocom]]  
* [[Zigurat]]
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*[[Infogrames|Infogrames]]
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*[[Interceptor Software]]
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*[[Kixx|Kixx]]
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*[[Konami|Konami]]  
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*[[Krisalis|Krisalis]]  
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*[[Kuma Computers|Kuma Computers]]  
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*[[Loriciel|Loriciels]]  
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*[[Lankhor|Lankhor]]  
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*[[Leisure Genius|Leisure Genius]]  
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*[[Level 9|Level 9]]  
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*[[Magic Bytes|Magic Bytes]]  
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*[[Magnetic Scrolls|Magnetic Scrolls]]  
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*[[Martech]]  
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*[[Mastertronic|Mastertronic]]
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*[[MBC|MBC]]  
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*[[Melbourne House|Melbourne House]]  
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*[[Microids|Microids]]  
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*[[Microprose|Microprose]]  
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*[[Microstyle|Microstyle]]  
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*[[Mikro-Gen|Mikro-Gen]]  
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*[[Micro Power Ltd.]]
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*[[Mindscape|Mindscape]]  
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*[[Mirrorsoft|Mirrorsoft]]  
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*[[New Age Software|New Age Software]]  
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*[[Ocean|Ocean]]  
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*[[Opera Soft|Opera Soft]]  
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*[[Palace Software|Palace Software]]  
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*[[Players|Players]]  
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*[[PSS|PSS]]  
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*[[Psygnosis|Psygnosis]]  
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*[[Radical Software|Radical Software]]  
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*[[Rainbird (software house)|Rainbird]]  
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*[[Rainbow Arts|Rainbow Arts]]
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*[[Romik]]
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*[[Silmarils|Silmarils]]
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*[[Silverbird|Silverbird]]
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*[[Software Projects]]
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*[[System 3|System 3]]  
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*[[The Edge|The Edge]]
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*[[The Power House]]
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*[[Titus Software|Titus Software]]  
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*[[Topo Soft|Topo Soft]]  
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*[[Tynesoft|Tynesoft]]  
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*[[Ubi Soft|Ubi Soft]]  
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*[[Ultimate Play The Game|Ultimate Play The Game]]  
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*[[US Gold|US Gold]]  
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*[[Virgin Games|Virgin Games]]  
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*[[Vortex Software|Vortex Software]]  
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*[[Weeske|Weeske]]
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*[[WoW Software|WoW Software]]  
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*[[Zeppelin Games|Zeppelin Games]]  
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*[[Zigurat|Zigurat]]
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== Copy Protection ==
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* [[Lenslok]]
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* [[Loaders]]
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== Loaders ==
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* [[Loaders]]
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== Games that can be started by joystick ==
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This is a list of games that can be started from joystick. There are not as many as you would think.
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* Anarchy
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* Nebulus
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* Puzznic
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* Ranarama
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* Ping Pong
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* Donkey Kong
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== Programming methods used in games ==
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* [[Programming methods used in games]]
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* [[Guidelines for Programming games]]
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== Porting ==
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The method of converting game/data from one system to another, often with results that are not as good as if the game had been made/designed for the CPC from the beginning.
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*[[C64 Port]]
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*[[Speccy Port]]
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*[[Direct Disk to Cartridge Port]]
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== Scene conversions ==
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* [[Converted_GX4000_games| Games converted to Cartridge format]]
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* [[ROM_List#Game_ROMs | Games converted to ROM format]]
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== External links ==
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* A look at 464 CPC games by Novabug
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{{#ev:youtube|Vh9ZpaPbfsw|340}}
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[[Category:Games| ]][[Category:Games Programming]][[Category:Stub]]

Latest revision as of 20:31, 8 April 2016

This page covers important facts concerning the Amstrad CPC/Plus games.

With a list of Software houses, and the various and notable technics used in well known games.

For a more complete list of games or game related topics, check the "category:games" (and all its subcategories) at the bottom of this page.

All games scores as reviewed by Amstrad Action

All-time top games

Article moved here

Software Houses

Copy Protection

Loaders

Games that can be started by joystick

This is a list of games that can be started from joystick. There are not as many as you would think.

  • Anarchy
  • Nebulus
  • Puzznic
  • Ranarama
  • Ping Pong
  • Donkey Kong

Programming methods used in games

Porting

The method of converting game/data from one system to another, often with results that are not as good as if the game had been made/designed for the CPC from the beginning.

Scene conversions

External links

  • A look at 464 CPC games by Novabug

{{#ev:youtube|Vh9ZpaPbfsw|340}}