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graphics | The Amstrad CPC news portal
Aug 042016
 

Rhino released a new graphics tool for the Amstrad CPC called Perfect Pix. Perfect Pix supports 3 different extended graphics modes with extended colours and resolutions:

  • Mode R
    • Up to 384×272 pixels and 16 freely selectable colors from a palette of 27.
  • Mode B0
    • Up to 192×272 pixels and 136 colors from a palette of 378.
  • Mode B1
    • Up to 384×272 pixels and 307 colors, divided into color 0 + up to 34 palettes of 9 colors per line.

Perfect Pix comes with an awesome documentation (english and spanish) and of course with the source code to use the pictures in your own production. If you need graphics for your next project, be sure to have a look at it. You can download the latest version from Pouet.net and the CPCWiki forums.

Perfect Pix by Rhin / Batman Group

v1.00

  • First release.

v1.01

  • Added message if upper memory is full by too many ROMs.

v1.02

  • Bug fixed in the converter exporting overscan screens.
  • More upper memory free for greater ROMs compatibility.

v1.03

  • Improved controls in Paint tool by adding CONTROL + keys to move the pointer to scroll the zoom window (similar to OCP Art Studio).
  • Added warning message in the converter when source image exceeds the image size limits managed with the Paint tool.
  • Additional upper memory free for greater ROMs compatibility.

 

Jul 132015
 

The ReSeT #20 demoparty in Coutances, France is over and it is time for the releases and the meeting reports. You can find the releases from the party – as always – on the Push’n’Pop homepage. Here are the results of the competitions:

Intro/Demo

  1. Slideshow Paint ASCII CPC (24)
  2. Intro ASCII 1K (6)

Graphics

  1. Mammouth by Barjack & Grim (168)
  2. Condense loves Pulpo Corrosivo by CeD / Condense (136)
  3. Bat-Moule by Beb / Vanity (127)
  4. ReSeT XX by CeD / Condense (93)
  5. Bubbles of the mind by MacDeath (83)
  6. Lines Up Forms Fill Yeah!! (Amstrad Plus) by Kukulcan (29)
  7. Bora-Bora by Sicca (24)

Music

  1. Two Years by Brink (47)
  2. Chemin by Madram / Overlanders (36)
  3. Tigres et Pirates by Garvalf (7)

You can discuss the competition entries in the CPCWiki forums.

Jan 042015
 

Like last year, Push’n’Pop creates charts of the best releases for our beloved Amstrad CPC in 2014. And – like last year – you can again participate and vote for your favourite production in the categories demo, intro, game, technical achievement, graphics and soundtrack. The votes are open till the 31st January 2015, so don’t hesitate and fill out the form at Push’n’Pop (you need to be logged in).

Jan 022015
 

Norecess did some interviews during Xmas and put them on his website. This time, he interviewed BSC of Symbiosis (Soundtrakker, AYAY Kaeppttn), Made of Bomb (graphician for many CPC demos) and Thriller of Cadjo Clan (demomaker).

You can find the interviews here:

Mar 242014
 

Pulkomandy and Bonefish wrote a meeting report for the FOReVER 2014 party, which was held from 14th-16th March 2014 in Horna Suca, Slovakia. On the FOReVER 2014 party, Brink participated in the “Other platforms graphics” competition and ranked first with his picture “French Garden” (see below). He also ranked 1st in the “Other platform Music” with his song “Jive Turkey”. Congratulations!

You can read the full meeting report, see images of the party and download the competition entries at Push’N’Pop.

French Garden by Brink

French Garden by Brink

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