New loading screen for the Tank game by Alexandre Nauguet
After Eric Cubizolle (Titan) who made several superb new loading screens for Amstrad CPC game, it's the turn for Alexandre Nauguet who made this beautiful loading screen for the game Tank by Choice Software in 1987 (edited by Ocean Software), the original screen is the following :
And here is the new one which keeps the original informations :
Amspirit v0.677b, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Dmanu78
A new version of Amspirit, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Dmanu78 is available on the System.CFG forum for windows. There is a 32 and 64bit version. Reading all the thread is a good idea if you didnt read it already as it's a complete genesis of this emulator.
Virtual keyboard : adjustable (position, size, transparency), persistent (saves position, size, transparency automatically, separately for portrait and landscape on Android and iOS), visual and acoustic (switchable) feedback
Virtual joystick in two different sizes
Virtual mouse (selectable instead of joystick): AMX, Reisware/Gerdes or Symbiface II (PS/2)
Original sounds of disk drive, cassette relay and keyboard (can be switched on and off)
Zoom function (display without border), alternating with and without full screen; persistent (separately for portrait and landscape on Android and iOS)
Audio emulation deeply revised; output quality significantly improved (you can select from 4 output frequencies)
Vortex memory extension SP64-SP512
Jarek memory extension 576-4096 Kb
Bank-switching speed dramatically improved; correct emulation of C3 mode
IPv6-enabled web server similar to M4 board (upload and download into/from the emulator via web interface)
Autostart behaviour improved (automatic file selection and deactivation)
Minimal audio latency on Android (Oboe)
User interface improved on Android/iOS
Setup settings are saved immediately
First preparations for new user interface
Adjusted to SDL version 2.0.22 (which needs to be installed manually on Linux)
Fixed bugs: background-foreground-changing behaviour on Android, real-time speed, video output speed (in particular on Android, iOS and MacOS, I think also on the Raspberry Pi), memory leaks, M4 sockets, file access on Android and iOS
Updates on Amstrad Noob's blog
New articles has been added lately on Amstrad Noob's which I recommand to read to fight the current heat...
CP/M is really open source now
In 2001 a limited licence for using CP/M was given to Tim Olstead (The Unofficial CP/M Web site) by Bryan Sparks who was (and still is) CEO of Lineo (successor of Caldera).
tacha : music and sound effects (I personally like the music)
masterklown : cover illustration
WIP Revenge of Trasmoz by Volcano Bytes on Amstrad CPC
Revenge of Trasmoz by Volcano Bytes is a WIP Amstrad CPC conversion of their game Curse of Trasmoz originally for ZX Spectrum. It's a 2 player arcade platform game on one screen.
The game is written by Carlos Pérezgrin and Borja de Tena, music and sound FX by Beyker and A. Pérez, cover art and graphics by Dani Diez, loading screen by BitFans. It is written with the CPCTelera framework by Francisco Gallego.
Using an USB drive on any PC XT-AT being an Amstrad PC or not