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*12/04/21: '''''Oil Panic''''',  new game by [https://crazypiri.itch.io/oil-panic Crazy Piri] is released. CPC port of the well known ''Game & Watch'' game.
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*07/01/21: '''[[CPCemu]]''' has been released as [https://cpc-emu.org/news.html version 2.0] after 11 years.
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*23/12/20: '''''[[Ninja Carnage]]''''', new adventure by [http://games.resistance.no/ninjac/ Resistance], has been released
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*10/11/20: '''[[FutureOS]]''' update
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*15/10/20: '''''Crazy Blaster''''', an action game by [https://www.thefuturewas8bit.com/cas011.html Misfit]
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*13/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://media.assembly.org/gamedev/2020/CORSAIR_TRAINER.zip Corsair Trainer]''''', shoot'em up by Bitplane Technomantes
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*08/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://github.com/shaymanjohn/aticatac-cpc/releases/download/v0.5/aticatac.dsk Atic Atac]''''', CPC port by John Ward
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*10/09/20: '''''CPC Soccer''''', Kick Off like game published by [[Bitmap Soft]]
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*12/07/20: '''''[[Mimo's Quest]]''''', a new game by [[:User:Evenmore|Chris Perver]], is under development
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*29/04/20: '''''[[Dirk Headstrong and the Martian Madness]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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*16/04/20: '''''Kitsune's Curse''''', new game by [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/kitsunes-curse/ usebox.net]
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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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*25/01/20: '''''The Queen's Footsteps''''', new adventure by [http://davbucci.chez-alice.fr/index.php?argument=varie/queen/queen.inc Davide Bucci]
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*When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
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*The [[472|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.
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*With a possible total amount of '''832 × 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
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*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.
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*The transfer speed of the [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster +]] serial interface is faster than a standard '''DSL connection'''.
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*[[SymbOS|SymbOS]] can handle more than '''50 times''' bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
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  • 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 × 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