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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>
 
*30/03/14: A new Picross-style game, '''Superpix''' was [http://www.cpc-power.com/index.php?page=detail&num=10000 released].
 
*23/03/14: [[PSX controller mod for Amstrad CPC]] by [[User:Forcy|Forcy]]
 
*03/02/14: '''La Guerra de Gamber''' [http://www.amstrad.es/juegosamstrad/decargajuegos/la-guerra-de-gamber.php released] by ESP Soft!
 
*30/01/14: A CPC homebrew dedicated website is born: [http://homebrew.amstradtoday.com/index_uk.htm Homebrew.AT]
 
*16/12/13: [[Cyber Huhn|Cyber Chicken]] released on disc. Only 111 unique boxes available.
 
*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.
 
*05/12/13: '''Billy La Banlieue''' remake [http://www.billy-la-banlieue.com/index.html in the works]. Amazing
 
*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.
 
  
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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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*07/01/21: '''[[CPCemu]]''' has been released as [https://cpc-emu.org/news.html version 2.0] after 11 years.
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*23/12/20: '''''[[Ninja Carnage]]''''', new adventure by [http://games.resistance.no/ninjac/ Resistance], has been released
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*10/11/20: '''[[FutureOS]]''' update
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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
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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
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*10/09/20: '''''CPC Soccer''''', Kick Off like game published by [[Bitmap Soft]]
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*12/07/20: '''''[[Mimo's Quest]]''''', a new game by [[:User:Evenmore|Chris Perver]], is under development
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*29/04/20: '''''[[Dirk Headstrong and the Martian Madness]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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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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Image:Gamber4.jpg| La Guerra de Gamber
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Image:Pentomino.jpg|[http://cpc.scifinet.org/ Website] - [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/pentomino Forum]
Image:phortem01.png|[http://www.norecess.net/ Phortem]
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Image:ImperialMahjong.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/imperial-mahjong-cargosoft-new-game/ Imperial Mahjong]
Image:stillrising04.png|[http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=61177 Still Rising]
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Image:MariaB.png|[[FutureOS]]
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:Golden-tail.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/new-game-golden-tail/ Golden Tail]
Image:pacman_emu.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/news-events/april-fool/ Pacman] emulator
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Image:MultiPlay.jpg|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/multiplay-mx4-expansion/ MultiPlay topic]
Image:Rtype.jpg|[http://cpc.rtype.fr/ R-Type] remake
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Image:M4board_front.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/M4_Board CPC-WiFi]
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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  
 
*[[FutureOS|FutureOS]] can load 178 KB in '''9 seconds''' from floppy disc and manages up to '''4 MB''' of RAM  
 
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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