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Sending a SMS with an Amstrad CPC and a bit of humor !

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We are in 2020, and at least it is possible to send a SMS using an Amstrad CPC thanks to Kiragregis. It uses an RS232 interface (by Amstrad) connected to a GSM A6 module bought on AliExpress.

If you understand french, you should really listen to the vidéo by Kiragregis, it's a funny one. If you dont understand, maybe the youtube subtitle will be good enough to understand it.




SDCC v4.0.0 (C programming for Amstrad CPC) on PC and MacOS

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A new version of the ANSI-C compiler SDCC v3.8.0 is available since the 30th January 2020 for windows, linux and MacOS.



CPCEC, an Amstrad CPC emulator for windows by CNGSoft, 15th release

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CPCEC (windows) is a new Amstrad CPC emulator by CNGSOFT released in 2019, which replaces CPCE (dos/windows). This version adds Amstrad CPC+ support.

The 14th release is available since the 1st March 2020.





Help needed to finish an Amstrad CPC game : Takedown by Sigh

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Sigh has finished all the artworks for his game Takedown (inspired by the game Dive Kick) for Amstrad CPC in mode 1 with 128 Kb of RAM. He is needed help from programmers to finish his game. If you can help him, just click on the source link just below.





8BP v039, a RSX library to create Amstrad CPC games in Basic

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Jose Javier Garcia Aranda has released a new version of 8BP v39 (8bits de poder : 8bits of power), a RSX library to write Amstrad CPC games in basic (26 Kb max). You can download 8bp on github.

A new game comes with this new version : Blaster Pilot, an arcade game inspired in part by Time Pilot (Konami).






Shinobi remastered by Fmtrx

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Shinobi is an arcade game made by Sega. It was released on Amstrad CPC in 1989 by the editor Virgin Games.

Fmtrx did decide to remaster it and this new version is available on CPCWiki.

He was helped by Fano for his Patch utility and also Yves Rizoud and Sigh (sprite).

The changes are :

  • sprite of the principal character
  • color change
  • new textures

You can see this new version on Youtube.