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Display Devices • "Jumpy" video on a CRT (Philips CM8833-2) with SOME cores only.

MISTerFPGA about 12 days ago

Hi,The SCART output of my MiSTer Multisystem is connected to a Philips CM8833-2 CRT monitor (15KHz, similar to Commodore 1084S) using a SCART to RGB DB9 adapter.It works perfectly with most cores, but for several of them the picture "jumps" vertically by …
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Jail Break (Konami, 1985)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 23 days ago

Developed by Konami for the arcades.Directed by Oolong Sugimo.Produced by Kagemasa Kozuki and Soft Second Development Room.Music and sound effects by Sound Effect Study Room.Originally published as an arcade game kit in North America by Konami Industry Co. …
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'Beyond The Ice Palace' Is Getting A Sequel, 36 Years Later

Time Extension about 1 month ago

For Steam, Switch, Xbox Series X|S, and PS5.The publishers PQube Games and PixelHeart are partnering up with the Ganryu 2 and Golden Force developer Storybird Studio to release Beyond the Ice Palace II — a new sequel to the 1988 Commodore 64 game Beyond …
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Anniversary: The Amstrad CPC Just Turned 40, And We Almost Didn't Notice

Time Extension about 1 month ago

40 years of Alan Sugar's baby.Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the Amstrad CPC home computer – and it almost slipped us by.Were it not for a tweet (spotted half a day after publication) by Revolution Software co-founder Tony Warriner, this moment …
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Pub Games (Alligata Software, 1986)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 1 month ago

Sinclair ZX Spectrum version:Programmed by Richard Stevenson and David Wright (as Dollarsoft)Published by Alligata in 1986.Commodore 64 version:Programming by John StevensonGraphics by JLM (?)Music by Ben DaglishPublished by Alligata in 1986.Amstrad CPC ve …
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30 Years Later, P47's Cancelled Mega Drive Port Is Finally Being Released

Time Extension about 2 months ago

The announcement was made at this year's Shooters Fes.During this year's Shooters Fes in Japan, City Connection revealed the news that it will be releasing the Mega Drive port of Jaleco's horizontally-scrolling shooter P47: The Phantom Fighter — almost 3 …
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'Mighty Street Fighter' Is A New Fanmade Street Fighter For The Amstrad

Time Extension about 2 months ago

More specifically, the Amstrad 128k & GX4000.The Amstrad CPC 128K & GX4000 are getting yet another Street Fighter game, though this time it's of the fanmade variety.Mighty Street Fighter, as spotted by IndieRetroNews, is an upcoming game from Maitrejoe …
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Zynaps (Hewson Consultants Ltd., 1987)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 2 months ago

Sinclair ZX Spectrum version:Designed and written by Dominic Robinson; In-game graphics by Stephen J. Crow; Loading screen by John M. Phillips; Music by Steve Turner.Commodore 64 version:Designed by John Cumming and Dominic Robinson; Programming by John Cu …
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Iconic Issues: CVG's Complete Guide To Consoles

Time Extension about 2 months ago

The magazines which started a revolution.Back in the early late '80s and early 1990s, the NES / Famicom dominated living rooms in North America and Japan, but the situation was a little different in the United Kingdom.Home computers like the ZX Spectrum, C …
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Lord Alan Sugar Just Revived Amstrad

Time Extension about 3 months ago

...but as a "performance marketing agency".The legendary Amstrad name has been revived by Lord Alan Sugar, but it sadly won't be adorning any home computers. Instead, Sugar has announced that the new-formed Amstrad Digital will be a "performance marketing …

I'm Ben

VCFed about 3 months ago

Greetings VCF, I've recently started rebuilding my collection of vintage and nostalgia-inducing items, focusing on systems from the late 80s to the 90s. My journey began with an Amstrad CPC that I acquired from a family friend, who upgraded to an Atari ST …
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Gothik (Firebird, 1987)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 3 months ago

Game concept and design by Paul Hutchinson.Sinclair ZX Spectrum version written by Paul Hutchinson, with loading screen by Drew Northcott. Published by Telecomsoft (Firebird) in 1987.Amstrad CPC version written by Paul Hutchinson, and published by Telecoms …
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Beloved TV Show Knightmare Is Getting A New Fan Game For The ZX Spectrum

Time Extension about 3 months ago

Coming 2024.A brand new computer game based on the classic children's TV show Knightmare is currently in development for the ZX Spectrum and is expected to arrive later this year in either April or May.The unofficial project is the work of the hobbyist dev …
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Chickin Chase / Cock' In (Prism Micro-informatique S.A., 1984)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 3 months ago

Developed by JAWXWritten by Francois LionetOriginally published as "Cock' In" by Prism Micro-informatique S.A. for Oric Atmos in 1984.Amstrad CPC version by JAWX, released as "Chickin Chase" by Firebird in 1985. Also released in Fra …
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Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future (Virgin Games, 1986)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 4 months ago

Developed by Gang of Five for Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and Sinclair ZX Spectrum, and released by Virgin Games in 1986.Sinclair ZX Spectrum version:Written by Dave B. Chapman, Martin Wheeler, Neil Strudwick and Irwan Owen.Amstrad CPC version:Programming by …

Hi from Romania!

VCFed about 5 months ago

Hi all! I'm originally from the UK, but have lived in nothern Romania for over 8 years now. I'm very passionate about my retro computers. I have my very first Amstrad CPC 464 (and the insurance replacement after I broke it as a kid!), a ZX Spectrum 48K, t …