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Merry Christmas 2019

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Merry Christmas 2019, happiness and health for all people you are caring for.

Below there is the Christmas tree done at my work place. I did buy an Amstrad PCW 9512, dont ask me why my colleagues thought it could be the Christmas crib at the foot of the tree...

Christmas crib





A WIP Toki Amstrad CPC 6128 game by AmstradGPP, shown at RGC 2019

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GGP is working since 2018 on an Amstrad CPC version of the well know arcade game Toki.

Oldschool is beautiful did interview his two authors at the RGC 2019 meeting.

In this video you learn what GGP means : Gros Gland Production, which translates to Big Acorn (oaknut) Production, yes really.




MIDI remix of 5 Amstrad CPC games's music on @vgmusic

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Seen on VGMusic, there are MIDI remix of five Amstrad CPC games's music :

  • 3D StarFighter
  • AirWolf II
  • Chuckie Egg (less than 5 seconds of music !)
  • Deflektor
  • Monte Carlo Casino


A VGA adaptator for Amstrad CPC by Edu Arana, and more !

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ATTENTION, you need a VGA monitor which supports 15 khz !

On a saturday morning when you start the day seing an Operation Wolf remake, you can feel that the day will be a good one.

And then comes a VGA adaptator for Amstrad CPC by Edu Arana and from the same person a card to let use Amiga joysticks and a TZXDuino included.

Will I found more goodies today (send me some sun rays, lacking in this respect) ?



a remake WIP of Operation Wolf by Adolfito for Android

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Adolfito has already written several remake of Amstrad CPC games, this time it's all about of a WIP remake of Operation Wolf on Android. I am not really fond of playing on ANdroid (either phone or tablet), but this time it's really gorgeous and I will certainly try it when it's out.

There is another youtube video of the wip.





Robin Hood was an Amstrad CPC user

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I do think that Robin Hood was using already in his time an Amstrad CPC, and that I think he would be proud of these following arrows fired today (4 x 10 et 2 x 9), especially the arrow feathers :

Better but purely accidental (last 20th November) :

3 x 10 and 2 x 9 poor arrow feather, near poor arrow feather, bis

For this I had to wait 6 years... This result due to the many and good advices from the other people in my club, thanks to them !




Sapiens v3.0 for windows/MacOS by Didier and Olivier Guillion

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It's a long time since I didnt come back to Myriad Online by the brothers Didier and Olivier Guillion. Their game Sapiens for windows (95 to 10) and MacOS (10.5 and more) has been updated last time in April 2017 with the version 3.0, which is also now a freeware (shareware before). Of course with the original music written by Gilles Soulet.

Check the older informations below about Sapiens, especially the video by Le Daron with Didier Guillion and Gilles Soulet, ainsi que les remix de la musique de Gilles.



CPCEC, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows by CNGSoft, 13th release (bugfix)

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CPCEC (windows) is a new Amstrad CPC emulator by CNGSOFT released in 2019, which replaces CPCE (dos/windows).

A bugfix of the 13th release is available since the 30th November.