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CapriceESP32 by Millim, an Amstrad CPC emulator on Odroid Go

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Seen on Odroid's forum (there also), there is finally an Amstrad CPC emulator for Odroid Go by Millim : CapriceESP32 !

You must put the directory /cpc at the base of the SD card (especially /cpc/dsk), the .FW will be in /odroid/firmware as usual.

I recommand to read the documentation of CapriceESP32. You must use the Menu key + B to access the .DSK directory then Menu + right arrow to go to the file list, select file with A, press Menu + B once again to launch the selected file. To use the virtual keyboard, press Menu + A and once again to remove it. There is no sound mute at the moment. If you want to reset the emulator, just choose another disk and file to execute.

the Amstrad CPC emulator CapriceESP32 runnin Throne Legacy



dMagnetic v0.28, a Magnetic Scrolls emulator by Dettus for various BSD and Linux distributions

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dMagnetic v0.28 by Dettus is available for several versions of Unix (BSD, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo) with ANSI drawing in a terminal. This utility lets you play adventure games by Magnetic Scrolls. This version adds support for extended DSK.

The emulator is using the original files of the games for Amstrad CPC, C64, msdos, windows (1991 compilation), .MAG et .GFX files on the magnetic scrolls memorial.




CPCEPower v2011, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Megachur (linux, windows)

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The last version of the Amstrad CPC emulator CPCEPower by Megachur is available on cpcwiki.

The goal of this emulator is to emulates as best is possible the Amstrad CPC, like ACE.




Program some Locomotive Basic with Visual Studio Code and test directly with Basic Unchained

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Visual Studio Code is a programming IDE for many languages and now also thanks to an extension by Cebe74 the Locomotive Basic with syntaxic coloring, renumbering and running thanks to CPCBasic Unchained by Marco Vieth directly inside VSC.

CPCBasic Unchained is an interpreter of Basic Locomotive written in javascript, so you can add it on a web site if you wish.

There is another possibility to write Locomotive Basic programs : using CPC Basic 3 by Dinoneno which I wrote about earlier. There is a forum about CPC Basic 3.




dMagnetic v0.27, a Magnetic Scrolls emulator by Dettus for various BSD and Linux distributions

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Magnetic Scrolls is an english editor known for his adventure games :

  • The Pawn (1985)
  • The Guild of Thieves 1987)
  • Jinxter 1987)
  • Fish! (1988)
  • Myth (1989)
  • Wonderland (1990)

Today you can emulate the Magnetic Scrolls games thanks to dMagnetic v0.27 by Dettus which you must compile for several versions of Unix (BSD, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo) with ANSI drawing in a terminal.

The emulator is using the original files of the games for Amstrad CPC, C64, msdos, windows (1991 compilation), .MAG et .GFX files on the magnetic scrolls memorial.




ACE v1.22, an Amstrad CPC(+) emulator for MorphOS and Haiku by Philippe Rimauro (Offset)

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ACE v1.22 by Philippe Rimauro (Offset) has been released the 22th October. It's an Amstrad CPC emulator for MorphOS.

PulkoMandy has ported ACE for Haiku since 2017, current version is v1.15.0 beta. You can download on the same page than ACE.




An Amstrad PCW core for Mister FGPA by Steddyman

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Steddyman did develop an Amstrad PCW core for the Mister FGPA project.

Version two of this core is out since today, it features :

  • Turbo support to 32Mhz
  • Expanded memory support to a maximum of 2MB
  • 3" and 3.5" disk support
  • Dual disk drives
  • PCW 8xxx and PCW9xxx model support
  • All hardware Joysticks and Mice supported
  • 4 colour mode support

You can see a youtube video of this core running an adventure game in 4 colours.



CPCEC, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows by CNGSoft, 18th release (fix)

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CPCEC (windows) is a new Amstrad CPC emulator by CNGSOFT first released in 2019, which replaces CPCE (dos/windows). This 18th version (fixed) was released yesteray the 20th October 2020.

This new version fixes two bug, one about supporting the Dandanator, another about the CRTC letting running the Camembert demo, and also adding mouse support for GUI.



AlbiDOS v0.58 for the Amstrad CPC expansion card Albireo (PulkoTronics)

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AlbiDOS v0.58 par Philippe Rimauro is available for the expansion card Albireo for Amstrad CPC to use USB mass storage.

Pulkomandy is working on supporting USB hubs with the Albireo card.



Caprice Forever v2020-10, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Frédéric Coste for Windows

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Caprice Forever v2020-10 by Frédéric Coste is a modified version of the Caprice emulator (by Ulrich Doewich) for windows (32/64 bit).

  • Add Action Replay to filter RAM memory content
  • Audio devices list review
  • Fix some keyboard issues with CTRL key
  • Fix crashes when CSW tape is inserted
  • Fix autotype issues in hardware mapping mode
  • Improve PPI emulation using Arnold PPI tests
  • Improve Input/Output decoder with PPI settings
  • Fix minor bugs


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