Fresh Amstrad CPC, PCW, Notepad NC100 NC150 NC200 and PDA600 news






WinAPE v2.0 alpha 16, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows

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The Amstrad CPC emulator WinAPE offers a new floppy controller and drive emulation, CPC Symbol fonts and a stack of minor enhancements and bug fixes.



AmeDS v2.1, an Amstrad CPC emulator for the Nintendo DS

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The Amstrad CPC emulator AmeDS v2.1 for Nintendo DS allows you to download Amstrad CPC games from the web, a nice new feature.



Meeting at Coutances

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Elliot once again is organising a meeting at Coutances (France, Normandy), from friday 11th April (after 12:00am) to sunday 13th April (till end of the day) at the Foyer des Jeunes Travailleurs (Espace Hugues de Morville - 103 rue Geoffroy de Montbray - 50200 COUTANCES). Rooms will be available and meals will be delivered at 12:00am and 7:00pm. Financial participation will be 8 Euros 1 person/1 day. A programming contest will take place as usual with gifts. For more information and to inform Elliot (eliot a t cpcscene . com) about the number of people coming, what you bring, when you arrive and leave, please mail him.



CPCE v1.90, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows

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The Amstrad CPC emulator CPCE v1.90 brings a new LPTCPC.BAS to allow sending by parallel port extended .DSK (supporting more copy protection) and corrects FDC commands to be able to read these new extended .DSK, and some improvements to Z80 seach function and ZIP files management.



ASM sources of compression engines on Tom & Jerry's site

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You will find on Tom & Jerry's site 2 ASM sources (maxam) for compressing Amstrad CPC binaries (better than pucrunch and bitbuster) : Exomizer et Aplib, coming from the PC world. He found them in a forum thread of Amstrad.ESP (spanish site).



PSPCAP32 v1.3.4, an Amstrad CPC emulator for Sony PSP par ZX-81

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The Amstrad CPC emulator PSPCAP32 for Sony PSP by ZX-81 has been updated once again, with mostly emulation speed increase, new hotkeys, and auto-fire.



Spanish FAQ v1.32 of comp.sys.amstrad.8bit

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Thanks to MiguelSky, the spanish FAQ has been updated to the latest version (from 2005, some updating work needing to be done).



PSPCAP32 v1.3.3, an Amstrad CPC emulator for Sony PSP by ZX-81

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The Amstrad CPC emulator PSPCAP32 by ZX-81 has been updated :

  • improved speed (+3 fps at 222Mhz)
  • add new hotkeys : settings such as fps, delta_y or render mode can now be directly modified inside the emulator (no need to enter in the settings menu), and quick save / quick load current state (no need to enter in the main menu)
  • bug fix in green/monochrome default settings


Magical Drop v1.1 for Amstrad CPC

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A new version of the Magical Drop game is available on CPC Mania. Some new features, and the correction of the keyboard management with a CPC+.



Late for Xmas, so happy good year 2008

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It's a bit late for wishing you a merry christmas, so I will wish you a happy good year 2008 instead, and much CPCing.



CPCGamesCD updated by MiguelSky (December 2007)

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CPCGamesCD is a live CD with emulators and the Amstrad games collection of NVG by MiguelSky. It has been updated :

  • Frontend CPC Loader v2.0 beta by TroelsK and a lot of new features
  • NVG games update 06/11/2007
  • Snap-Pack with ALL the captures (3.491)
  • New version of CPCE (1.85) and WinApe (2.0a15) emulators
  • Improved categorization
  • Apps (utils/cpc) and Cartridg folders of NVG are now included


New update for PSPCAP32, an Amstrad CPC emulator for Sony PSP by ZX-81

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PSPCAP32 par ZX-81 has again been updated, with now support for the green screen of the Amstrad CPC.