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CPC Related News
- 07/01/13: 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: Update available of FutureOS!
- 03/10/12: Australian magazines ('89 & '91) here & New Zealand ones (Bits & Bytes) here!
- 27/04/12: Interview with Marc Maulin, co-author of legendary Discology!
- 07/04/12: Wake Up! by Benediction (and associates) reached the 3rd place in Olschool demo compo at the Revision Party 2012 in Germany.
- 01/04/12: Pac-Man Emulator released!
- 18/03/12: Wolfenstrad demo released!
- 15/03/12: New version of Basic released for the Amstrad CPC. Check it out here: CPC Basic 3
- 08/02/12: dsktools 0.2.3 can copy R-Type!
- 06/02/12: R-Type remake released finally - and is awesome!
- 26/12/11: Bubble Bobble remake released!!! Happy holidays!
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