This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-10-15 00:00:00 to 2021-11-02 23:00:00. View results

#CPCRetroDev 2021

9th International retro game creation contest of the University of Alicante 
Best of Amstrad CPC games, now on itchio!

With 2400€ in prizes!

Contest rules

Further information on CPCRetroDev's official webpage




  • Special Mentions: Given by honorific jury members
    • 200€ - Gominola's to Best Music (by César Astudillo)
    • 200€ - Relevo's to Best Overall Product (by Jon Cortázar/Relevo)
    • 200€ - Ariza's to Best AI and Tech Development (by Pablo Ariza)
  • Sponsored Mentions: Given by contest sponsors 
    • 200€ - AUA's Award to most popular game (picked by popular vote)
    • 100€ + 5 museum tickets - Arcade Vintage's Award for best Arcade-themed game
    • 100€ - Gee-k.net ‘s award for the best game with multiplayer options.
    • 100€ - Trusiga's most innovative final product award
    • 70€ - Ready&Play's award to best novice game
    • 50€ - Blast Annual ‘s best Opera Prima
    • AMSTRADSAKIS's and SdA!'s awards:
      • 60€  - Best game made in BASIC
      • 40€ - 2nd Best game made in BASIC
  • PRO Category: Best games ranked by experts' votes
    • 330€ - Best Game
    • 225€ - 2nd Best
    • 150€ - 3rd Best
    • 100€ - 4th Best
    • 50€ - 5th Best
  • UA Category: Best UA games ranked by experts' votes
    • 150€ - Best UA Game
    • 75€ - 2nd Best UA
  • Sponsor contributions: Contrinbute to general contest prizes (already included in previously listed prizes)
    • 300€ - Anonimous contributor
    • 150€ - CPCtelera

Arcade Vintage  AUA  Blast Annual  CPCtelera  Gee-k.net  Ready & Play Amstrad Sakis  OK Somos de Amstrad Trusiga 





Altair (Retro Entre Amigos)  Amstrad Eterno Cepeceros Podcast     El mundo del Spectrum Juanje Juega Novabug Relevo Videogames Retro Virtual Machine  Xyphoe Gaming Videos




Please, do carefully read detailed contest rules before submitting your games:

Contest rules

Then, follow next steps and participate! :)

 HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR GAME

  1. Join #CPCRetroDev 2021 itchio's jam       (JOIN button at the top)
  2. Create your game's webpage on itchio      (next section)
    • Be sure it includes everything required
  3. Submit your project                                                (SUBMIT button at the top)

  HOW TO CREATE YOUR GAME WEBPAGE

To participate, create a game webpage containing at least:

  • Game title.
  • 4 screenshots.
  • An up-to-40 seconds game trailer video.
  • An attached CDT file with your game.
  • These sections on the webpage:
    • Description: a short description of your game.
    • How to play: instructions, controls and anything required to play
    • Authors and licenses: authors' names, contact information, third party contents and license, links and references to originals.
    • Gesture: screenshot and description of the gesture to Rainbow Islands by Ocean.

Additionally, we recommend you to include:

  • Attached DSK/SNA/CPR files with the same game as in CDT format.
  • Attached ZIP file with source code (including a MIT/GPL or similar free software license) 
  • Attached PDF user manual.
  • Attached PDF making-of: description on how the game was created, technologies used, problems and solutions found, learned lessons, pictures and screenshots of the development, etc.
  • Explanations on how to run on real hardware.
  • More videos (gameplays, promotional, etc).
  • Any other goodies, images, videos, sections or contents the developers want to add.

  TAKE INTO ACCOUNT

Other important rules to take into account:

  • All your content should respect itchio's community and cpcretrodev's rules.
  • Your game should be freely available during contest. Itchio's options:
    • Pricing: No payments
    • Visibility & access: Public
    • Kind of project: Downloadable
  • Decorate your page as much as you want. (Here is a sample game page as reference). 
  • Don't ever modify/delete your page after submission deadline.
    • Any changes to your submission (game page/attachments) during evaluation period may result in disqualification.
    • These includes distributing new versions outside itchio or modifying external linked stuff.

On submission you will be asked to specify game page, game namegroup name and a contact email.

Further information on CPCRetroDev's official webpage






University of Alicante Transformación Digital 

Escuela Politécnica Superior UA   ByteRealms Cheesetea

Submissions(37)

All submissions
·
Browser playable (1)
·
Windows (5)
macOS (3)
Linux (7)
·
Yes (26)
No (11)

No submissions match your filter

Egypt, pyramids, mummies, treasures, you and your shovel.
The little mage has to escape his homeland, that has been corrupted by strange monsters
Puzzle
🪐🤠 Space sheriff, you have ONE mission: DESTROY. ALL. THE ROBOTS. 🤠🪐
Shooter
Kick those nasty invaders out of your store!
Action
Locomotive Basic breakout style arcade game for the Amstrad CPC 8-bit computer
Action
Play in browser
Eliminate the invaders to protect the earth!
Action
Fight as a fungus to protect your woods from the corrupted fungus. Control your bullets to became the LAST fungus
Fighting
This game is going to turn your Amstrad RED!
Action
Will you be able to escape your deepest nightmare?
Platformer
Game for Amstrad CPC developed in BASIC and 8bp Library. Get Ready. Survival, Rol and Action packed game !!
Survival
Fitzroy's latest adventure, a platform game played on land and underwater.
Platformer
A ninja style arcade game. Kill many ninjas as you can, do you think you'll be capable?
Action
You are a little mouse perched on a mountain. Climb to the top and discover the real history about the Holy Blue Cheese
Adventure
Exodus_Escape
Survival
Can you rescue all the hostages before time and energy run out?
Action
Avoid the asteroids in this Amstrad CPC464 videogame
Action
Get all the red and blue keys
Puzzle
Try to run away from evil ants!
Adventure
Our first game made in CPCTelera for Amstrad
Survival
Defeat the Quantum AI of the MCPC to Regain Control over your CPC!
They say till death do us part or should i say, till the Cyb3rApe do us part? Welcome to The Cap(e)ture!
Adventure
A tower defense game for Amstrad CPC
Strategy
An exciting game with a simple objective: grab the diamond and escape the level
Platformer
Will you be able to help this old lady to get out of her own house? Enemies, traps, and platforms to exit.
Platformer
You are a frog. And what do frogs do? They hop.
Platformer
A crazy shooter in space has landed on your computers!
Platformer
Into The Darkness is a runner for the Amstrad CPC Z80 464
Alcoholic survival game. How many shots can you avoid?
May the light guide you
Survival
A kid defending his castle from a horde of enemies under the order of the giant skull.
Action