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<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
 
<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
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*27/04/12: [http://cpcrulez.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4852 Interview] with '''Marc Maulin''', co-author of legendary '''[[Discology]]'''!
 
*07/04/12: '''[http://pouet.net/prod.php?which=59073 Wake Up!]''' by '''[http://bnd.pushnpop.net Benediction]''' (and associates) reached the 3rd place in Olschool demo compo at the '''[http://www.revision-party.net/ Revision Party 2012]''' in Germany.
 
*01/04/12: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/april-fool/ Pac-Man Emulator]''' released!
 
*18/03/12: '''[[Wolfenstrad]]''' demo released!
 
*15/03/12: New version of [[BASIC|Basic]] released for the Amstrad CPC. Check it out here: [[CPC Basic 3]]
 
*08/02/12: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/applications/dsktools-0-2-3-can-write-r-type-128k dsktools 0.2.3]''' can copy '''R-Type!
 
*06/02/12: '''R-Type''' remake [http://cpc.rtype.fr/ released] finally - and is awesome!
 
*26/12/11: '''Bubble Bobble''' remake [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/bubble-bobble-remake-(bb4cpc)/msg36311/#msg36311 released]!!! Happy holidays!
 
*14/11/11: '''[http://www.windowsphonegeek.com/news/xnacpc-xbox-360-amstrad-cpc-emulator-released?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed XNACPC]''', a CPC emulator for the Xbox 360, released!
 
*31/10/11: [http://lotharek.pl/ '''Lotharek'''], known as the supplier of the Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulators, has been interviewed on [http://pushnpop.net/articles-66.html '''Push'N'Pop'''].
 
*23/10/11: Definite, CPCWiki version of '''Zynaps''' [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2821.msg32849#msg32849 released] by '''tastefulmrship'''!
 
*09/10/11: Hidden music from '''Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles''' [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2685.msg31741#msg31741 ripped] by '''SyX'''!
 
*01/10/11: '''NoRecess''' [http://www.norecess.net/3/post/2011/09/quickcmd-v23-released.html released v.2.3] of '''QuickCMD''', now with command history support!
 
*22/09/11: '''NoRecess''' released v2.4 of his '''[http://www.norecess.net/hxc-floppy-emulator-manager.html HxC Floppy Emulator Manager]''' and '''TFM''' updated his '''[http://www.colorado-boys-muenchen.de/users/futureos/ ROManager]''', now both work with HxC set as drive B!
 
*18/09/11: NEW GAME!!! '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2724.0 Edge Grinder]''' by '''Paul Kooistra'''!
 
*17/09/11: '''[http://www.norecess.net/3/post/2011/09/quickcmd-v22-released.html QuickCMD 2.2]''' released - support for '''[[MegaFlash]] added!
 
*15/09/11: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2714.msg27881;topicseen#new Call] for a Megademo to celebrate the CPC's '''30th anniversary'''!
 
  
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[[File:Dez80_intro.png|thumb|256px|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/DEZ80 Mastering Z80 Assembler Course]]]
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Image:Wolfenstrad.png|[[Wolfenstrad]] demo
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Image:Rtype.jpg|[http://cpc.rtype.fr/ R-Type] remake
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Image:Bb4cpc3.png|Bubble Bobble remake
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Image:Edge_grinder_cpc.png|[[Edge Grinder]]
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*13/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://media.assembly.org/gamedev/2020/CORSAIR_TRAINER.zip Corsair Trainer]''''', shoot'em up by Bitplane Technomantes
Image:Megaflash.png|[[MegaFlash]] off the production line!
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*08/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://github.com/shaymanjohn/aticatac-cpc/releases/download/v0.5/aticatac.dsk Atic Atac]''''', CPC port by John Ward
Image:NTWICCT01.jpg|Now That's What I Call [[Chip Tunes]]
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*10/09/20: '''''CPC Soccer''''', Kick Off like game published by [[Bitmap Soft]]
Image:BatmanForever.png|[[Batman Forever]]
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*12/07/20: '''''[[Mimo's Quest]]''''', a new game by [[:User:Evenmore|Chris Perver]], is under development
Image:Subhunter2.png|[[Sub Hunter]]
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*29/04/20: '''''[[Dirk Headstrong and the Martian Madness]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
Image:Uwol2b.png|[[Uwol 2]]
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*16/04/20: '''''Kitsune's Curse''''', new game by [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/kitsunes-curse/ usebox.net]
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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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*25/01/20: '''''The Queen's Footsteps''''', new adventure by [http://davbucci.chez-alice.fr/index.php?argument=varie/queen/queen.inc Davide Bucci]
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*06/01/20: '''''[[Roland Goes Rescuing]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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*01/10/19: '''Pinball Dreams''', new game by the Batman Group
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*07/08/19: '''[[FutureOS]]''', Apps and Wallpaper update
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*09/06/19: '''''[[The Arbiter: Episode 1]]''''', a new text adventure coded live on YouTube, has been released!
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Image:Pentomino.jpg|[http://cpc.scifinet.org/ Website] - [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/pentomino Forum]
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Image:ImperialMahjong.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/imperial-mahjong-cargosoft-new-game/ Imperial Mahjong]
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Image:MariaB.png|[[FutureOS]]
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Image:Golden-tail.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/new-game-golden-tail/ Golden Tail]
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Image:MultiPlay.jpg|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/multiplay-mx4-expansion/ MultiPlay topic]
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*22/09/2009: The CPCWIKI moves to new domain [http://cpcwiki.eu CPCWIKI.EU]  
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*14/08/2009: The CPCWIKI moves (temporarily) to new domain [http://cpc-wiki.com CPC-WIKI.COM]  
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*14/07/09: Forum updated to 2.0RC1-1, Wiki updated to 1.15.1!
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*The [[472|CPC 472]] was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
 
*The [[472|CPC 472]] was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
  
*With a possible total amount of '''832 x 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
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*With a possible total amount of '''832 × 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  
 
*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.  
 
*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.  
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*[[FutureOS|FutureOS]] can load 178 KB in '''9 seconds''' from floppy disc and manages up to '''4 MB''' of RAM  
 
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'''2009:''' Prodatron (€1000)<br>Nurgle (€30)<br>Serge Querné (€30)<br>Roald Strauss (€50)<br>
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*Bert Post Uiterweer, [[Rex|Rex]] of [[BENG!|BENG!]], [[Robcfg|Robcfg]], [[Prodatron|Prodatron]], [[User:Gryzor|Gryzor]], [[User:Ervin|Ervin]]
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  • When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
  • The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
  • With a possible total amount of 832 × 288 pixel (576 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  • OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
  • The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
  • SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
  • FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc and manages up to 4 MB of RAM