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Title: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: beaker on 23:39, 26 March 12
Does anyone know if CPC Oxygen is coming back, or where I can download all the Amstrad Action issues from now megaupload is no more?
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: genesis8 on 00:21, 27 March 12
Hmm both http://www.cpcoxygen.net (http://www.cpcoxygen.net) and cpcoxygen.fxwebdevelopment.com dont exist anymore, not good indeed.

Someone knows the email of his webmaster to know the status of the web site ?
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: CPCOxygen on 02:27, 27 March 12
Sorry, both websites will be back up online soon. I recently opened a computer repair business so things have been a little nuts of late. Which reminds me, I haven't been on here lately, got a bit of catching up to do.


Thanks to everyone who emailed me about the CPC Oxygen site,


John
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: genesis8 on 02:59, 27 March 12
Sorry, both websites will be back up online soon. I recently opened a computer repair business so things have been a little nuts of late. Which reminds me, I haven't been on here lately, got a bit of catching up to do.

Thanks to everyone who emailed me about the CPC Oxygen site,

Good. Well, do you repair Amstrad CPC ?

Sadly cpcoxygen.fxwebdevelopment.com has been taken over by someone else, but not http://www.cpcoxygen.net (http://www.cpcoxygen.net), you have to be quick with your DNS registar.

BTW, seing you are from Italy, where do you live ? I visited Italy 2 times, last time I went to Firenze (Florence). Best pasta and pizzas I ever eat was in Italy, no doubt about it.
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: CPCOxygen on 04:47, 27 March 12

I don't get any work for Amstrad CPCs  :'(  Just laptops, desktops, oldest being Windows 98 stuff. I'm not going to re-register cpcoxygen.fxwebdevelopment.com, instead I'm linking it all into cpcoxygen.net

I'm from Ireland, not Italy. I know, similar colours. If anyone wants to relocate me to Italy I'll accept  ;D  Better weather!
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Bryce on 10:44, 27 March 12
If any of those issues went missing, I think I still have a complete copy of all the magazines that were on cpcoxegen. Although it's a lot of data, probably easier to send a DVD than upload them.

Bryce.
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Gryzor on 19:44, 27 March 12
Same here - don't forget that I offer the service of sending the DVDs for just the cost of them plus postage - a few euros (soon to be worthless?).


But I've been having an email exchange with a community member, maybe I'll put them online again... what say you guys?
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: genesis8 on 19:55, 27 March 12
I don't get any work for Amstrad CPCs  :'(  Just laptops, desktops, oldest being Windows 98 stuff. I'm not going to re-register cpcoxygen.fxwebdevelopment.com, instead I'm linking it all into cpcoxygen.net

I'm from Ireland, not Italy. I know, similar colours. If anyone wants to relocate me to Italy I'll accept  ;D  Better weather!

Doh, shame on me, send me some coffee then. Let us know here when CPC oxygen will be available again.
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Sykobee (Briggsy) on 15:08, 09 January 13
Looks like the domain has gone to an asian website now.


Can't find any online browsable amstrad actions now :-(
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Gryzor on 15:11, 09 January 13
...But you can certainly download them!
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Sykobee (Briggsy) on 15:23, 09 January 13
Found them at archive.org, e.g: Amstrad Action Issue 084 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive (http://archive.org/stream/amstrad-action-084/Amstrad_Action_084#page/n11/mode/2up) (was looking at my pictures on page 13).
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Gryzor on 15:27, 09 January 13
Oh imagine that!
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: beaker on 16:02, 09 January 13
Found them at archive.org, e.g: Amstrad Action Issue 084 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive (http://archive.org/stream/amstrad-action-084/Amstrad_Action_084#page/n11/mode/2up) (was looking at my pictures on page 13).

Trip down memory lane hey? I remember being well impressed with the top right one back in the day. Do you still have the one with the waterfall where the water appears to move you can upload (I assume not as you're looking at them in a mag)? I always wondered what that looked like in real life.
Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Gryzor on 17:32, 09 January 13
"How did you do it, GB?" :D

Title: Re: CPC Oxygen / Amstrad Action
Post by: Sykobee (Briggsy) on 18:01, 09 January 13
Trip down memory lane hey? I remember being well impressed with the top right one back in the day. Do you still have the one with the waterfall where the water appears to move you can upload (I assume not as you're looking at them in a mag)? I always wondered what that looked like in real life.


Alas the CPC 6128 and those disks was sold back in the day to fund an Amiga 1200.


But Advanced OCP Art Studio allowed colour palette cycles to be defined, and the CPC had a lot of blues... and of course Amstrad Action were using AOCPAS to view the pictures, et voila.


The picture that won the entire tenner was inspired by another game which I never had but had seen in a mag - Savage IIRC. I wanted to replicate the glass sphere look, and then added a load of stuff around it.


(To be honest I thought they picked some of the weaker pictures on the disk, but they always showed a preference for the mode 0 screens)