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[[Image:Wacci139_9.jpg|right|thumb|250px|A page from WACCI issue 139]]The CPC's longest-running fanzine and user group, WACCI was based in Britain and it catered mostly for serious users.
Its acronym has never been satisfactorily explainedalthough the official WACCI explanation was that it stood for World Amstrad Computer Club International.
According to However, [[Jeff Walker]], who was the original founder, said he always thought the name would be good for a magazine and that he used it without any intention of it being an acronym at all.
He had always thought that name would be good for As well as a (more or less) regular paper-based magazine , WACCI also provided a [[PD library]] (of mostly [[CP/M]] software) and used it without any intention of it being an acronym at allalso had a 'homebrew' library.
(The official WACCI explanation is that it stood for World Some of the CPC's best writers, such as [[Auntie John]], were contributors to early WACCIs and one of Amstrad Computer Club International)Action's finest journalists, [[ChaRleyTroniC|Richard Fairhurst]], was its final editor.
As well as The decline in serious use of the CPC inevitably led to a (more or less) regular magazine, WACCI also provided a PD library (petering out of mostly CP/M software) the publication and a 'homebrew' librarythe last issue - number 140 - was published in the Summer of 2003.
Some of the CPC's best writers, such as [[Auntie John]], were contributors to early WACCIs. However, the decline in serious use of the CPC inevitably led to a petering out of publication. The last issue was summer 2003, issue 140. Though WACCI was solely a paper fanzine, a A spin-off disczine, [[EuroWACCI]], existed for six issues.
== WACCI editors ==
* [[Dave Stitson]]
* [[ChaRleyTroniC|Richard Fairhurst]]
 
==Issues==
The following issues have been scanned (PDF 200x200 format):
*[[Media:Wacci 82 200x200.pdf|September/October 1994 (Issue 82)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 83 200x200.pdf|November 1994 (Issue 83)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 84 200x200.pdf|December 1994 (Issue 84)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 85 200x200.pdf|January 1995 (Issue 85)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 86 200x200.pdf|February 1995 (Issue 86)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 87 200 x 200.pdf|March 1995 (Issue 87)]]<!-- wasn't concentrating when put space characters in filename -->
*[[Media:Wacci 103 200x200.pdf|August 1996 (Issue 103)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 104 200x200.pdf|September 1996 (Issue 104)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 105 200x200.pdf|October 1996 (Issue 105)]]
*[[Media:Wacci 107 200x200.pdf|December 1996 (Issue 107)]]
== Covers ==
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139.jpg|Issue 139 (Spring 2003)Image:Wacci 140.jpg|Issue 140 (Summer 2003)
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* [http://www.wacci.org.uk WACCI homepage]
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