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Amstrad CPC Forever

Amstrad CPC Forever is the definitive book about Amstrad 8-bit computer, with 200 essential games reviewed and much more.

Atila Merino

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What is Amstrad CPC Forever?

• This is a full color book about the history of the Amstrad CPC, its models, its best video games and the most important developers.

• The initial print run will be 500 hardcover copies with 250 full color pages, although if we achieve the following goals, 306 pages may be reached.

  • 250 full color illustrated pages

  • Hard cover

  • A4 size (210x297mm)

  • Prologues: Roland Perry and José Luis Domínguez.

Amstrad CPC Forever, the book
Amstrad CPC Forever, the book

Amstrad CPC Forever pages 1
Amstrad CPC Forever pages 1

Amstrad CPC Forever pages 2
Amstrad CPC Forever pages 2

Amstrad CPC Forever pages 3
Amstrad CPC Forever pages 3

Amstrad CPC Forever pages 4
Amstrad CPC Forever pages 4

Movie games.
Movie games.

Gauntlet by U.S. Gold.
Gauntlet by U.S. Gold.

Game Over by Dinamic.
Game Over by Dinamic.

Donkey Kong by Ocean
Donkey Kong by Ocean

Crafton & Xunk by Ere Informatique
Crafton & Xunk by Ere Informatique

Viaje al Centro de la Tierra by Topo Soft.
Viaje al Centro de la Tierra by Topo Soft.

Freddy Hardest by Dinamic.
Freddy Hardest by Dinamic.

Who are we?

For some years now, Atila Merino and Ángel Luis Sánchez, both passionate about the Amstrad CPC and the retro world in general, have been working together on various projects.

Atila Merino

• Founder of the blog A Better Past and president of Amstrad Eterno, as well as an editor in the magazines RetroGamer Spain and Yo Tenía un Juego, and author of the books Amstrad Eterno, A Better Past: The Golden Age of Spanish Software and A Better Past: Memoirs of the Spanish Videogame, and co-author of the three volumes of the Homebrew Encyclopedia and Super Nintendo Legends. Coordinator of the book A Tribute to Juan Giménez.

Angel Luis Sanchez

• Illustrator and graphic designer, known mainly for his video game covers in the Golden Age of Spanish Software for Zigurat, among which are El Poder Oscuro, Jungle Warrior, Senda Salvaje or Comando Quatro. In addition, he is the author of the illustrations for the posters of the Amstrad Eterno 2020, 2021 and 2022 fairs, and of the book covers A Better Past: The Golden Age of Spanish Software, A Better Past: Memoirs of the Spanish Video Game and Unlimited Colony. Designer and layout artist for the book A Tribute to Juan Giménez.

Ángel Luis Sánchez and Atila Merino, the authors
Ángel Luis Sánchez and Atila Merino, the authors

Goals

These are the goals and the extensions that will be made if they are achieved.

All the goals.
All the goals.

Other Rewards

• In addition to the Amstrad CPC Forever book, other rewards can be obtained, such as the CPC Soft Pack, which contains 8 games (2 of them unpublished) for Amstrad CPC with a deluxe box and an 50-page manual. This pack emulates the style of the classic Amsoft label in which Amstrad published its first video games. You can also get 4 CNGSoft games released for the first time physically as stand-alone games.

CPCSoft pack box.
CPCSoft pack box.

CPCSoft pack box.
CPCSoft pack box.

Pack CNGSoft and their 8 games included.
Pack CNGSoft and their 8 games included.

Pack CNGSoft and their 8 games included.
Pack CNGSoft and their 8 games included.

Pack CNGSoft manual.
Pack CNGSoft manual.

Basket Cases physical edition in tape.
Basket Cases physical edition in tape.

Frogalot physical edition in tape.
Frogalot physical edition in tape.

Hire Hare physical edition in tape.
Hire Hare physical edition in tape.

The Adventures of Timothy Gunn physical edition in tape.
The Adventures of Timothy Gunn physical edition in tape.

The 4 CNGSoft games for Amstrad CPC.
The 4 CNGSoft games for Amstrad CPC.

What will we allocate your contributions to?

• The money raised will be used to print the work and produce 500 copies with the best possible quality.

• It will also be used to acquire the appropriate packaging and to make shipments, always by private transport or certified mail.

• In the case of reaching the last goal, the money will be used to pay a translator for the English version.

Planned schedule

• If no unforeseen event arises and we achieve the goal, the books will be delivered approximately in June 2023.

+ Info

You can follow us on these accounts to see news about the campaign:

Twitter Atila Merino
Twitter Ángel Luis Sánchez
Twitter Amstrad Eterno

Instagram Atila Merino
Instagram Ángel Luis Sánchez
Instagram Amstrad Eterno

Facebook Amstrad Eterno

Web de Ángel Luis Sánchez
Web de Amstrad Eterno

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29 comments

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  • JCORR76

    JCORR76

    1 days

    ¡Ojala el proyecto salga adelante!

  • ErSorro

    ErSorro

    2 days

    Vamos para adelante!

  • Eduardo Arana

    Eduardo Arana

    3 days

    Lo quiero con autógrafo incluido.

  • Pablo Sanchez

    Pablo Sanchez

    5 days

    Aportación realizada, desde Grecia esperando que se alcance el objetivo!

  • Samuel Jimenez Llanes

    Samuel Jimenez Llanes

    6 days

    Aportación hecha! Qué ganas de tenerlo. Gracias por el buen trabajo como siempre Atila!

  • Duroweek

    Duroweek

    6 days

    para que llegue a buen término este nuevo proyecto Atila

  • Duroweek

    Duroweek

    6 days

    Para que llegue a buen término este nuevo proyecto Atila

  • Sergi88

    Sergi88

    8 days

    Mucha suerte!!

  • Carlos A. Díaz de Castro

    Carlos A. Díaz de Castro

    10 days

    "Amstrad CPC Forever"... Promete ser apasionante!!

  • Ignacio Esteban Diaz

    Ignacio Esteban Diaz

    10 days

    Mucha suerte y ánimo!!!

#03 / ¡OS MOSTRAMOS UNA PÁGINA NUEVA!

¡Hola a todos!

Como ya estamos a punto de alcanzar el 50% del objetivo principal, os queremos obsequiar con una nueva página, así que aquí os dejamos con ella. ¡A disfrutarla!

Gauntlet de U.S. Gold.
Gauntlet de U.S. Gold.

#02 / ALCANZAMOS EL 41% DEL OBJETIVO

¡Hola a todos!

Ya podemos decir que hemos alcanzado el 41% y todavía quedan 26 días por delante. Si llegamos al 50% en los próximos 6 días os mostraremos un par de páginas más como agradecimiento. ¡Entre todos, podemos conseguirlo!

¡Abrazos!

Atila y Ángel

#01 / CASI UN TERCIO DEL OBJETIVO LOGRADO

¡Hola, amigos!

Nos alegra deciros que ya hemos alcanzado casi un tercio del objetivo principal en tan solo una semana. Pero no nos confiemos, necesitamos todo vuestro apoyo para alcanzar la meta y que el libro se haga una realidad. Por ello os pedimos que hagáis correr la voz entre vuestros amigos, familiares y conocidos para que el libro llegue a todo el mundo y el mayor número de personas pueda disfrutar de Amstrad CPC Forever.

¡Mil millones de gracias!

Atila y Ángel.

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