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The 15 Best Old and New Games for the Amstrad CPC featuring Amstrad YouTubers by Kim Justice

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I dont know yet Kim Justice, but she did a video of her 15 best old new new games for Amstrad CPC featuring Amstrad youtubers including Top Hat Gaming Man, Novabug, DJ Slope, Yellow Belly and Xyphoe.




Retrogaming, between nostalgia and business on Amstrad.EU

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I invite you to read the french article on Amstrad.EU which title is Retrogaming, between nostalgia and business.

See below the two youtube video mentionned in this article about the Amstrad CPC games featuring the Roland character :




Would you care for a drink with your Amstrad CPC 6128 ?

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Started since 1971 computer science was being introducted in french schools (6 years to 18 years). In 1985 the plan Informatique pour tous was bringing Thomson MO5 and TO7/70 computers linked in a network controlled by a PC with two 5,25 inc disk drives (later with a hard disk). What most of people like me didnt know, there was a definitive plus for technology classes : Youpi is a robotic arm with 5 liberty degrees made by JD Productique. It is controlled through the parralel port with a basic program and assembler routines on a Thomson MO5. You will find below two french interesting links :

Youyoudid was able to get a Youpi which he wanted since his young age. He wrote about it on CPCRulez. In a frist video he is controlling the arm in basic, but the movement is slow so he wanted to accelarate it with a basic compiler :

But finally thanks to the Turbo-Pascal compiler (CP/M) he is able to give a new youth to the robotic arm to let it serve a drink from a plastic bottle.









Merry Christmas 2019

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Merry Christmas 2019, happiness and health for all people you are caring for.

Below there is the Christmas tree done at my work place. I did buy an Amstrad PCW 9512, dont ask me why my colleagues thought it could be the Christmas crib at the foot of the tree...

Christmas crib





A WIP Toki Amstrad CPC 6128 game by AmstradGPP, shown at RGC 2019

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GGP is working since 2018 on an Amstrad CPC version of the well know arcade game Toki.

Oldschool is beautiful did interview his two authors at the RGC 2019 meeting.

In this video you learn what GGP means : Gros Gland Production, which translates to Big Acorn (oaknut) Production, yes really.