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You can download Soleil vert by Supersly (les sucres en morceaux), a graphic made for the Breakpoint 2010 meeting. By the way, Soleil vert is the french name of the science-fiction film Solyent Green with Charlton Heston in 1973. A very good film, I recommend seing it if you didnt yet.
This picture uses flipping to get 31 shades of green (CT65 monitor).
Be fast to get the C64 emulator for Iphone free for a short duration.
On Press Play Then Any Key, you will find the Amstrad CPC screenshot catalog and the Amtrad CPC load screen catalog by Lex Sparrow and ZX4Ever. But the link below will permit you to download latest version (v1.2).
If you were late for last HxC pre-sale, here is another SDCard HxC Floppy Emulator pre-sale on Ebay. Price is 60 pounds sterlings plus shipping (about 78 €). The cards are made by Lotharek (Poland) with the permission of the HxC author.
Beware, you will also need the proper cable sold on Ebay :
- cable for plain CPC (not Schneider, neither CPC+),
- cable for CPC+,
- cable for Schneider CPC (not CPC+).
And of course, you will also need a 5 volts alimentation for the HxC.
An update of GrafX (v2.2) is available.
CPC Scene got also a relooking, with now news, forums and articles.
The online magazine for Amstrad CPC, PCW, NC and PC CPC Oxygen moved to a new web address.
PhrozenC has been updated to v1.1 :
- CC (Win32) Fixed crash when included file does not exist
- Fixed crash when calling CC with a C file entirely created on a CPC
- Fixed CS RSX-command usage. Now only ROM-based, but 100% safe
- Updated documentation with compiler internal section
PhrozenC is a C compiler for Amstrad CPC and PC by NoRecess. On PC it compiles a .C file in .ASM ready to compilewith WinAPE. On CPC the .ASM file can be compiled with Maxam.
For Amstrad CPC it exists a ROM version, a 64 Kb version (stand-alone application), 128 Ko (RSX).
PhrozenC is released with a manual (PDF-format, 33 pages), covering all the things you have to know about to start programming using PhrozenC.
There is even a small tutorial about learning C for the newcomers. Example sources are available, as also a small set of library files handling file management, graphics, memory management, string concatenation, etc..
It's version 1.0, NoRecess plans to get your feedback and provide better versions with time...
Caprice v2.6 for Palm OS is out.
CPCGamesCD is a live CD by MiguelSky with emulators and the NVG Amstrad game collection. It has been updated :
Orion Prime is again available in its original french package, but also in english and spanish package. If you have to offer a gift to a geek, what about Orion Prime and a sdcard HxC floppy emulator (few left for pre-ordering, maybe at this time no more, be quick...) ?
You will be able to order Orion Prime till the 30th April (payment by check or paypal). All orders will be sent by the 25th May, then the 30th june 2010, all versions will be available as a download.
Sadly there will be no german version of the package, and a german download isnt even sure, I dont know the reasons though.
DevilMarkus has written a new utility in java : Cdt2Wav, so you can use it on Windows, Linux and Mac.
For Linux and Mac users, launch the cdt2wav.jar with the following parameters : cdt2wav.jar -Xms512m -Xmx512m -XX:MaxPermSize=512m (or set all to 256 if you want only 256 Mb max. ram usage).