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Cheman, the next Amstrad CPC game by the Mojon Twins

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Cheman is the next Amstrad CPC game by the Mojon Twins. It's a mix of platform and adventure.

It will be available as a tape physical edition at the RetroZaragoza 2019 which will take place the 28th October at the Delicias Civic Center in the Zaragoza town.




Paket, an engine to create graphical adventure games, demo included

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Seen on Twitter, Santi Ontañón (code) and Jordi Sureda (graphics) have written a new engine to create graphical adventure games as made by Lucas Arts or Sierra : Paket (Point And Klick Engine Tool).

A demo in spanish and english is available on their site.




Remake of the game Head over Heels on Steam

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Head over Heels is a classic game released in 1987 by Ocean Software and written by Jon Ritman and Bernie Drummond. A remake was written in 2003 by Tomaz Kac (without IP rights) and freely available on Retrospec.

This remake is also on Steam by Piko Interactive which bought the IP rights. Below a longplay of this remake on Youtube.




Interview with Mevlut DINC, programmer of Enduro Racer on Amstrad CPC

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An interview with Mevlut DINC on retrogamesmaster who is the programmer of Enduro Racer on Amstrad CPC (made in 2016). See a longplay video on youtube by Xyphoe.



Demo of Amstrad CPC+ sprites by Arnaud for CPCTelera, and about WinCpctelera

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Arnaud Bouche is the author of Bitume inspired of Asphalt and Deeper Warrens inspired of the classic gauntlet with some RPG elements.

He is also the author of the WinCpctelera utility which lets you program quickly under windows a program using the CPCTelera framework which will compile also on Amstrad CPC with this CPCTelera library.

And it's with CPCTelera that he programmed a demo of Amstrad CPC+ sprites.



Richard Aplin's games longplay by Xyphoe with an interview

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A night with Xyphoe playing all the games by Richard Aplin (Fly Spy, Shinobi, Double Dragon I and II 128k versions, Final Fight) including a longplay of Fly Spy), with an interview withj Richard Aplin himself.




Euclides XXI by ESP Soft, following of Arquimedes XXI (2011)

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After a first release in spanish, ESP Soft just released the english version of Euclides XXI, the following of the adventure game Arquimedes XXI (released in 2011).




Remake of Slap Fight (Alcon) by Abalore W.I.P., second level

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Slap Fight (A.L.C.O.N.) is a shoot them up already existing on Amstrad CPC since 1987. Abalore started to work on a remake in 2016 and today another video of this remake is available with the second of the game. Check the other videos on his Youtube channel.

Abalore accepts every help possible to make this new remake.



Michael Archer has released the source code of his C64 games

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Michael Archer is the author of several known games on C64. He did release their source code on Github, an interesting move :

  • Nemesis the Warlock (Martech)
  • Slaine (Martech)
  • Rampage (Activision)
  • Altered Beast (Activision)
  • Atomic Robokid (Activision)
  • Alien3 (Acclaim Entertainment)


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