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CPC Related News
- 29/04/20: Dirk Headstrong and the Martian Madness, a new game by Zoë Robinson, is released
- 16/04/20: Kitsune's Curse, new game by usebox.net
- 03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched Block 9 fanzine is now available!
- 25/01/20: The Queen's Footsteps, new adventure by Davide Bucci
- 06/01/20: Roland Goes Rescuing, a new game by Zoë Robinson, is released
- 01/10/19: Pinball Dreams, new game by the Batman Group
- 07/08/19: FutureOS, Apps and Wallpaper update
- 09/06/19: The Arbiter: Episode 1, a new text adventure coded live on YouTube, has been released!
- 01/05/19: Uploaded Amstrad CPC 664 Floppy Disc Drive Plate (SVG, PDF and PNG formats)
- 13/04/19: Imperium Solo released!
- 01/03/19: Operation Alexandra released!
- 26/01/19: Text adventure The Quest For The CPCine Disk of Power! released!
Did you know?
- 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 x 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