News about Amstrad CPC, PCW, Notepad NC100 NC150 NC200, PDA600 and also Amstrad PC

Deported ISA riser for Sinclair PC200 by Dedion30


Dedion30 is showing his Sinclair PC200 configuration, the first one to the left in qwerty (not on), the PC200 in the middle is his latest buy in Azerty which is using his ISA riser showed in the System.CFG link.

Nice configuration including a MIDI tower at the start of the video avec Roland expanders MT-32 and SC-88 pro, and a Yamaha expander at the top. The riser is a prototype and isn't yet available.

Caprice Forever v2024-06, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Frédéric Coste for Windows


Caprice Forever v2024-06 by Frédéric Coste is a modified version of the Caprice emulator (by Ulrich Doewich) for Windows (32/64 bit) and also a 2022-06 for Windows XP.

Axelay's interview by RetroManiac


One more interview by Retro Maniac, this time about Axelay. As always the interview is bilingual, first in spanish then just after in english, so hit this Page Down key as much as needed.

WIP Transversion by David Moore, an action Amstrad CPC game


Transversion is an Amstrad CPC by Dave Moore using the CPCTelera library. It's a port of the 1983 Solar-Fox/Gridrunner game originally for the ZX Spectrum.

He is also writing a remake of the great classic Wizardry 1 (originally on Apple 2).

Programming in basic on many computers with ugBASIC by Marco Spedaletti with an IDE (v1.16.2)


ugBASIC by Marco Spedaletti is a compiled basic which works on many computers including the Amstrad CPC(+). In fact this compiler write the code so a program works whatever the features of the targeted computer, a feature which doesnt exist in hardware will be managed by software. For ugBASIC's github it's here, an official Facebook group of ugBASIC and even an ugBASIC forum.

There is also an IDE for ugBASIC v1.16.2 still by Marco Spedaletti available on Itch.IO for Windows.

SOH Tactics GX by SOHDE, a cartridge game for Amstrad GX4000 and CPC+ (2023)


After BEARS!, a new cartridge game for Amstrad GX4000, 464+ and 6128+ by SOH Digital Entertainments was released in February 2023 : SOH Tactics GX.

It's a strategy/puzzle game with RPG elements. Don't forget to read the instructions. There is a version 1.1 for real hardware (GX4000 and CPC+) and v1.2 only for WinAPE v2.0b2.

In January 2024, there were still physical editions of BEARS! and SOH Tactics GX. Contact the author on his web site if there is still some and you want one.

The Youtube video of the complete game SOH Tactics GX was made by Amstrad Maniaque.