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Offline spyros.s

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newbie....to the forum!
« on: 14:57, 04 April 21 »
Greetings from Greece!!!
I am an amstrad cpc 6128 user since christmas 1986!
I had a spectrum 48k since then and kept my cpc till 1991! I have so many nostalgic memories!!!
 Then i moved to the amiga  500 and later to the 1200! At 2008 a retro nostalgia was risen in me and brought back to life my 1200, my spectrum, i bought a spectrum+3 and  a c64. Finally i tried to do so with my beloved cpc but it was destroyed so i bought another 6128 from a friend here in Greece.  I was lucky enough to have almost all my old 3 inches diskettes working but also used a 3 1/2 drive for more games. I even used a converted pc psu and a scart cable to use it in a crt tv!!! I hope we will share many common memories here!!!


P.S  Although i love the Amiga as overall the best retro home machine, my favorite 8 bit computer was and still is Amstrad cpc!!!


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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #1 on: 23:10, 04 April 21 »
Welcome and have fun here  8)

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #2 on: 00:26, 14 April 21 »
Hello, that's very similar to my journey. I ended up with an amiga and it's been my main obsession until finding my way back to the CPC.   Now I've got access to more information and am finally learning what it can do the Amstrad is pretty awesome and more intuitive (on the command line) than the amiga, I hope you're enjoying it as much as I am.

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #3 on: 01:54, 14 April 21 »
Welcome!

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #4 on: 00:10, 15 April 21 »
I was lucky enough to have almost all my old 3 inches diskettes working
Super lucky!!! :D :D Welcome! Καλωστονε!
Web: https://amstradsakis.blogspot.com
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My programs (only BASIC):
RETRO-LOADSHEET ON AMSTRAD CPC!
PENALTY KICKS!
CAPITAL QUIZ!
CAPITAL QUIZ 2! (Reverse edition)
HEADS OR TAILS (ΚΟΡΩΝΑ/ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ)
HEART CHASER 1,2,3!
BARBOUTI!
STROOPIE!

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #5 on: 16:46, 03 May 21 »
Γεια σου φίλε μου!
Very similar path, but I went the Atari ST way instead of the Amiga, not enough money to buy the Amiga...

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #6 on: 12:25, 06 May 21 »
@spyros.sWelcome, also I started with my CPC6128 and after I had my Amiga 500. Still I have the Amstrad CPC games, but I don't know if the disks are fine or dead after of 30 years.

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #7 on: 15:51, 07 May 21 »
Καλώς ήρθες φίλε!

Your story reminded me of the time I sold a 464 to a guy here in Athens... he almost fainted because it turned out it was his 464 from when he was a little boy!  Amazing memories...

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #8 on: 21:45, 07 May 21 »
Welcome @spyros.s
There are a lot of friendly people on here  :D

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #9 on: 10:48, 08 May 21 »
Hi @spyros.s
  Started out with a ZX81 clone at the beginning of 84, instantly hooked :P But 2K quickly became to limited for me. Had to upgrade...

First thought was a C64 as all my (looser) friends got one, but then came the CPC which had a real keyboard (pro looking numeric keypad), colors and a dedicated monitor. Got me through college etc. thanks to CP/M (Asm, Protext, Pascal, C, DBase etc.) Used it as my main machine until I defected to the PC! Newer got on the Commodore train, though the Amiga seemed impressive!

Great fun and only good memories... still got my CPC spinning in the attic..
Have fun here!!!  ;D

/Ygdrazil

« Last Edit: 10:51, 08 May 21 by Ygdrazil »

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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #10 on: 14:02, 11 May 21 »

Γειά σου Σπύρο.

Καλώς ήρθες φίλε!

Your story reminded me of the time I sold a 464 to a guy here in Athens... he almost fainted because it turned out it was his 464 from when he was a little boy!  Amazing memories...


Holy Manoli  :o
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Re: newbie....to the forum!
« Reply #11 on: 14:11, 11 May 21 »
Holy Manoli  :o

I think that was his name. I'm not even kidding.