This year, Swivel Creations Ltd will release a remake of Bounder on Iphone and Android with 3 graphic modes (C64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC).
Archives of Genesis8 Amstrad Page from 1999 to 2018 about game, page 2 / 31
Like CPCRetroDev, they was a contest for creating adventure games organized by Bytemaniacos at the end of 2017, and three games were released for Amstrad CPC (download link below) and two for ZX Spectrum :
Jack the Nipper (1986) is well know in U.K. as it's inspired by a comic : Sweeny Toddler. You play a small kid which must do foolishness without being punished. It was ported on several 8bit computers except Atari. SO Mariusz Wojcieszek who has also ported Gunfright (1985) and Skool Daze (1984) has ported this game just at the end of 2017. The port was done based on the original game on ZX Spectrum and not on the C64 version. But the sound part comes from the Amstrad CPC version. The game in version 1.1 is available on AtariAge.
A fan book of 300 pages for the price of 25 € is available at Côté Gamers about the Makaimura games : Ghosts'n Goblins (1985), Ghouls'n Ghosts (1988) and Super Ghouls'n Ghosts (1991) and all the ports. The book details all the monsters, invtory of each game, les differents derived products and the clones of the Capcom licence. There are others versions of the book with goodies (see the source link below).
The third video by Keith56, author of Chibi Akumas (episode 1 et 2) which is about Z80 programmation on Amstrad CPC, Spectrum and MSX is this time about Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum screen layout and memory mapping and MSX Slots.
Bo Jangeborg is the creator of 2 well know games I think : Fairlight 1 (a prelude) and Fairlight 2 (a trail of darkness). He was interviewed by Gear of Games.
Richard Jordan had an advanced project of a remake of Fairlight in 2015, but it seems that Bo asked it to be stopped from what I understand from a commentary of the remake video.
After the revelation of the game box of Athanor 2, here is a music tune by Hervé Monchatre.
Between McKlain and him, we can talk about ubiquity in the Amstrad CPC productions.
Keith56, the author of Chibi Akumas (episode 1 and 2) has released another video after the first video showing his setup for cross-developpment : second part of this video detailing some of the challenges and solutions he has found while developing in assembly for multiple Z80 systems during development of his Chibi Akumas game.
Emmanuel Viau the creator of ERE Informatique became a honorary member of the MO5 association.
You can read a bit of history about him (french only) and look a video interview of Emmanuel Viau on Youtube for about 2 hours (MO5 link here). The video was done in octobre 2017 by retrogamer.ca
Jose Javier Garcia Aranda shows us a preview of 8BP v32 (8bits de poder : 8bits of power), a RSX library to write Amstrad CPC games in basic (26 Kb max) with a video of a 3D car racing game. You can download 8bp on github.
Here is the third video of the solution of Orion Prime by Arkos and les Sucres en Morceaux, made by JB Le Daron on Youtube. Then you will be able to see the parts 4, 5 and 6.
After the first Athanor (graphical adventure game), Eric Safar is working on Athanor 2 since 2015. The box of the game has been done this summer 2017 (illustration by Angel Bautista), now it's the production of the manual and the material clues.
Pssst is a ZX Spectrum game by Ultimate Play the Game in June 1983. You play Robbie the robot which must protect plants from insects, each one needing a specific weapon. It was written by Chris Stamper (programmation) and Tim Stamper (graphics).
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