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kamelito 12 November 2017 11:48

Amstrad CPC/CPC plus "fanboy" thread
 
Mod edit:

This thread will be used to post/discuss interesting things about the CPC.
Comparisons with other machines can be posted in other threads.

Thread title changed accordingly
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It is Amstrad plus/ GX 4000 but not bad right ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPCyF71098o

dlfrsilver 12 November 2017 19:35

Amstrad CPC plus Thread
 
Hello,

Our Logon System demo friends did it again on Amstrad CPC plus cartridge :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPCy...ature=youtu.be

It works with GX4000 and CPC 6128 plus.

Enjoy!

lilalurl 12 November 2017 20:58

Threads merged. :great:

Great minds think alike. Thank you both for sharing this video.

Some impressive stuff for the CPC+.

Megol 12 November 2017 21:30

Impressive!

dlfrsilver 14 November 2017 12:37

you loved the C64 remake of GNG ? you will love the coming/in prepare version of GNG on CPC plus cartridge :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAgU...ature=youtu.be

It's basically the coin-op version with a lower resolution. but everything is in there :)

Aladin 14 November 2017 12:57

This demo CPC plus: Eerie Forest ("Shadow of the Beast" one-screen intro) Overflow / Logon System
Has arrived 2nd at the Alchemie 2017

At the first place:
CRTC³ by Flower Corp., Futurs' & X-Men, 2017 | Amstrad Plus Demo
https://youtu.be/hciIw_52GaU

Retrofan 14 November 2017 13:52

Incredible, @dlrfsilver :great

Neil79 21 November 2017 01:06

Ghosts 'n Goblins - Overhaul in development for the Amstrad CPC Plus gets an update v
 
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-9xtadb2Mn...snGoblins0.jpg

Quote:

The Amstrad more especially the plus range including the GX4000, is really starting to impress especially with the Shadow of the Beast demo shown off on the Amstrad CPC Plus, which amazed pretty much everyone who saw it. But today's update video is once again showing us just how good the Amstrad is, as thanks to a new video by Stab1l0b0ss, he has shown us better footage of the Ghosts 'N Goblins overhaul that is being coded by Golem13, Graphics by Winner and Sound/FX by Ixien!
http://www.indieretronews.com/2017/1...aul-in_20.html

Lorfarius 21 November 2017 10:20

I did a full video blog for the system last year. Covered every released game for it:

http://amstradgx4000.blogspot.co.uk/

drHirudo 22 November 2017 15:39

The Amstrad CPC is a very nice machine. One of the best 8-bits - even better than the C64, but not better than the Sam Coupe. And the GX 4000 is even nicer, but as game console is didn't succeed well in the NES/SNES, Master System/Mega Drive space. As shown on the videos above if programmed well it can do near Amiga ECS quality.
One of these Amiga like demos is the Batman Forever demo from Batman Group:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVj7MxB-7T8
Very nice Amiga effects there.

Also check out the recent #CPCRetroDev Game Creation Contest - http://cpcretrodev.byterealms.com/20...retrodev-2017/
Very nice games, that can be pretty good candidates for Amiga ports with enhanced graphics and sound. For example Babas Palace, Basket Cases, Bitume etc..

s2325 22 November 2017 16:11

Atari ST quality maybe, but not Amiga ;)

roondar 23 November 2017 14:44

I wonder, are there are other good Amstrad Plus/GX4000 demo's?

I always thought that machine was underrated, it'd be nice to see what coders got out of it in the mean time.

(I know Batman Forever is not Amstrad Plus btw)

s2325 23 November 2017 14:55

CRTC3 by Flower Corp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hciIw_52GaU

alexh 23 November 2017 17:18

Quote:

Originally Posted by s2325 (Post 1201569)

You're 10 days too late. See above.

Quote:

Originally Posted by roondar (Post 1201566)
I wonder, are there are other good Amstrad Plus/GX4000 demo's?

http://www.pouet.net/prodlist.php?pl...&order=thumbup

dlfrsilver 30 November 2017 14:19

another update for SF2 CPC :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6lY28jNGE8

lilalurl 30 November 2017 19:38

Locking the thread for now.

I will split it into a "fanboy" thread and a "soundchip" thread in which people will be able to have disagreeing opinions.

Edit : split done

Soundchip discussions can be found there:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=89646

Retrofan 30 November 2017 21:44

Oh, I love this fanboy thread now, and it's also for CPC users :great

dlfrsilver 12 December 2017 21:45

Update : One new table for Pinball Dreams CPC :

https://twitter.com/BATMAN_GROUP/sta...28855051685888

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQ3I77-X0AAcp7x.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQ3I770X0AASpZx.jpg

s2325 12 December 2017 21:48

great, thank you

Devlin 12 December 2017 22:21

yay, I love my amstrad so much, not quite as much as my amiga but it's very close sometimes!


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