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<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
 
<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
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[[File:compo2013.png|thumb|256px|[[Amstrad_CPC_16KBs_ROM_Game_Development_Competition_2013|16 KBs ROM competition]]]]</center><br>
 
*06/12/13: '''Relentless''' now [http://www.binaryzone.org/retrostore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=87_99&products_id=622&zenid=aocogo14j25nkoh191et40mqv7 available on tape] from Psytronik! Only 100 copies available.
 
*23/11/13: '''[http://pcwwiki.amstrad.es/doku.php?id=en:start PCW Wiki]''' now open :)
 
*20/10/13: Interview with developer '''[[Stephen_Curtis|Stephen N. Curtis]]''' ([[Chopper Squad]],[[Into Oblivion]],[[Nonterraqueous]],[[Nonterraqueous_2_(Soul_of_a_Robot)|Soul of a Robot]],[[Terra_Cognita|Terra Cognita]]) added!!!
 
*27/09/13: Collaboration to convert CPC games to ROM, find all your favourites here:[[ROM_List#Game_ROMs|ROM Games]]
 
*17/07/13: New '''[http://cpcwiki.eu/index.php/CPCGamesCD-CPCLoader CPCGamesCD]''' version, with PCW support :)
 
*01/07/13: '''16KB ROM competition ended. [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/cpcwiki-rom-game-competition-voting/ Vote here!]'''.
 
*08/06/13: '''[http://www.norecess.net/ Phortem]''', the new Condense demo is here.
 
*31/03/13: '''Revision 2013: [http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=61177 Still Rising]''', the Vanity's answer to Batman Forever.
 
*07/01/13: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/'teodoro-no-sabe-volar'-for-amstrad-cpc-is-here!!!!/ Teodoro No Sabe Volar] '''released!
 
*01/01/13: Announcing the first '''[[Amstrad_CPC_16KBs_ROM_Game_Development_Competition_2013|Amstrad CPC 16KBs ROM Game Development Competition]].'''
 
*01/12/12: Major CPCWiki software upgrade; please report any bugs in the forum.
 
*28/10/12: [http://www.futureos.de Update] available of '''[[FutureOS]]'''.
 
*03/10/12: '''Australian magazines''' ('89 & '91) [http://cpcwiki.eu/index.php/The_Amstrad_User here] & '''New Zealand''' ones ('''Bits & Bytes''') [http://cpcwiki.eu/index.php/Bits_and_Bytes here].
 
*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.
 
  
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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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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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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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*01/05/19: Uploaded Amstrad CPC 664 Floppy Disc Drive Plate ([http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.svg SVG], [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.pdf PDF] and [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.png PNG] formats)
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*13/04/19: [http://www.spinpoint.org/2019/04/13/imperium-solo/ Imperium Solo] [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/usb-game-controllers-and-mice/msg173181/#msg173181 released!]
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*01/03/19: [https://www.4mhz.es/operation-alexandra/ Operation Alexandra] released!
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*26/01/19: Text adventure '''''[[The Quest For The CPCine Disk of Power!]]''''' released!
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*01/10/18: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/applications/cubeios-fat16fat32-rom-for-the-cpc's-with-xmass/ CubeMDOS / FAT16+FAT32-IDE-OS - for XMASS  *** NEW: Symbiface 3,HXC/Gotek ***]
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*20/08/18: [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/dawn-of-kernel/ The Dawn of Kernel] released!
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*02/07/18: Uploaded [[Media:Manual_parados_espanol.pdf|ParaDOS Manual in Spanish]] (pdf)
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Image:phortem01.png|[http://www.norecess.net/ Phortem]
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Image:Pentomino.jpg|[http://cpc.scifinet.org/ Website] - [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/pentomino Forum]
Image:stillrising04.png|[http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=61177 Still Rising]
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Image:ImperialMahjong.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/imperial-mahjong-cargosoft-new-game/ Imperial Mahjong]
Image:teo1.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/'teodoro-no-sabe-volar'-for-amstrad-cpc-is-here!!!!/ Teodoro No Sabe Volar]
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Image:MariaB.png|[[FutureOS]]
Image:pacman_emu.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/april-fool/ Pacman] emulator
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Image:Golden-tail.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/new-game-golden-tail/ Golden Tail]
Image:Rtype.jpg|[http://cpc.rtype.fr/ R-Type] remake
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Image:MultiPlay.jpg|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/multiplay-mx4-expansion/ MultiPlay topic]
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Image:M4board_front.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/M4_Board CPC-WiFi]
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