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CPC related news

  • 15/05/2008: A new game release, Capers in Cityland!
  • 21/04/2008: CPCEmu 1.6b released!
  • 12/04/2008: Got a Nintendo DS? Make it play some real games with AmeDS 2.1!!!
  • 31/03/2008: CPCE 1.90 re-released, with even more bugfixes in the FDC emulation and LPTCPC's new ability to send extended disc images from a real CPC through the parallel cable.
  • 27/03/2008: JavaCPC updated to 3.9 and gone open source!
  • 17/03/2008: Bergtreffen_2008 at Erlangen in Germany has taken place from 16. - 18. of May in 2008. A Traditional CPC-Meeting with a visit of a great Beerfest.
  • 23/02/2008: [hERMOL] has released a CPC conversion of [Street Fighter II]
  • 15/01/2008: Dedicated book about the CPC in progress [Follow it here!]
  • 14/12/2007: New CPCGamesCD out

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Did you know?

  • With a possible total amount of 768 x 270 pixel (540 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.

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