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8 bit annual magazine is the new project of George Bachaelor and John Kavanagh.
It's a paper magazine of 250 pages with content for Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and MSX.
The Amstrad CPC part will cover : Hardware (DDi3 USB Floppy Drive Emulator & 512kb Memory Expansion), Previews (Babaliba, Galactic Tomb Golden Tail - Kitsune's Curse, Jarlac, Ninjajar - The Lost Levels, Robbie Strikes Back, Street Fighter 2, Space Moves 2, Sudoplus, Super Mario Bros, The Shadows of Sergoth) and reviews (Chibi Akumas Episode 2, Combat Pilot, Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Finding Red, Lost CPC Games (Frogger, Acolyte, Ninja Grannies and Unpredictabal), The Lost Treasure of Cuathemoc, Pentomino 4, Turn Quest, Try To Run Away, XALK, PLUS: All 29 games form CPC retrodev reviewed).
Eight Bit Magazine will print this Eight Bit Adventurer column by Stuart Williams about the adventure games on 8bit compouters. Stuart is already writing in Eight Bit Magazine about Apple computers, and an article the apple adventurer will be in the incoming issue 3. For more informations, go read Retro Computing News.
Issue 3 of Eight Bit Magazine can be pre-ordered.
This issue has 40 pages of Amstrad CPC content :
- A feature on cart conversions for the GX4000 with C4CPC
- An in-depth look at the M4 board expansion
- An exclusive preview article from the forthcoming 8-bit Memoirs (thanks Mr_Lou!)
- Part two of our floppy emulation feature - adding an LCD display and buzzer to the GoTek
- A look at new website Everygamegoing Reviews of the latest CPC games including Magica, Imperial Mahjong, Adios a la casta and more!
- Part two of our exciting action/drama serial, The (Alex) Van Damm Chronicles
In the past CPCOxygen has written an online newspaper about Amstrad computers : CPC Oxygen.
Today he is doing the real thing, magazine on paper and Eight Bit Magazine issue 2 is available on Kickstater.
A new video by ChinnyVision, informations from the Alan Michael Sugar biography : The Amstrad Story by David Thomas (I did read it and found it interesting).
Christophe Coupez put his son Stanislas in front of an Amstrad CPC 464, what should be the final verdict ?
The french newspaper Hebdogiciel published many computers listings, for all computers of the 80 era in this weekly newspaper by Shift Editions.
It was available between 1983 and 1987, and survived only with its sales, disallowing ads to stay independent.
Today, all its listing are available on Hebdogiciel.
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