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[[Image:Cpcserieb.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Amstrad CPC Range]]
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== Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki! ==
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This site hopes to evolve into an encyclopaedia on all things [[Amstrad]] [[CPC]] related. There are now '''[[Special:Allpages|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles]]''' around the CPC available. Feel free to [[Help:Editing|contribute]] or post your suggestions in the [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum Forum]!<br><br>
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*10/11/20: '''[[FutureOS]]''' update
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*13/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://media.assembly.org/gamedev/2020/CORSAIR_TRAINER.zip Corsair Trainer]''''', shoot'em up by Bitplane Technomantes
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*08/10/20: Preview of '''''[https://github.com/shaymanjohn/aticatac-cpc/releases/download/v0.5/aticatac.dsk Atic Atac]''''', CPC port by John Ward
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*10/09/20: '''''CPC Soccer''''', Kick Off like game published by [[Bitmap Soft]]
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*12/07/20: '''''[[Mimo's Quest]]''''', a new game by [[:User:Evenmore|Chris Perver]], is under development
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*29/04/20: '''''[[Dirk Headstrong and the Martian Madness]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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*16/04/20: '''''Kitsune's Curse''''', new game by [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/kitsunes-curse/ usebox.net]
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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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*25/01/20: '''''The Queen's Footsteps''''', new adventure by [http://davbucci.chez-alice.fr/index.php?argument=varie/queen/queen.inc Davide Bucci]
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*06/01/20: '''''[[Roland Goes Rescuing]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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*01/10/19: '''Pinball Dreams''', new game by the Batman Group
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*09/06/19: '''''[[The Arbiter: Episode 1]]''''', a new text adventure coded live on YouTube, has been released!
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The last CPC related news.
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Image:Pentomino.jpg|[http://cpc.scifinet.org/ Website] - [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/pentomino Forum]
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Image:ImperialMahjong.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/imperial-mahjong-cargosoft-new-game/ Imperial Mahjong]
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Image:Golden-tail.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/new-game-golden-tail/ Golden Tail]
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* 29/10/2007: [http://www.winape.net WinAPE] 2.0 Alpha 15 released. Configuration Profiles, Improved Sprite emulation, assembler and debugger improvements. Stacks of minor enhancements and bug fixes.
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* 18/10/2007: * 04/08/2007: [http://cpcrulez.free.fr/coding_src_freeOCP.htm FreeOCP] v0.015b released
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* 18/10/2007: [http://cpcrulez.free.fr/Scene_Demos/index.php?list=H Hate Beats]&nbsp;: new Amstrad CPC Plus demo released by [http://ukonx.free.fr Ukonx]
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* 06/10/2007: NEW game for Amstrad CPC available for download&nbsp;: [http://cpcrulez.free.fr/GamesDL_free/index.php?list=D Delirium Tremens] by Antonio Elic , Bernardin Katic et Alen Blazevic. D
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* 04/10/2007: an invitro for [http://www.secretum-meeting.pixnet.fr/ Castellum Secretum 2] meeting has just been released and is available [http://www.amstradcpc.info here].
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* 01/10/2007: [http://zx81.zx81.free.fr/ GP2XCap32 and PSPCap32] released, with major improvements (close to fullspeed, sound is now played in 16 bits and stereo, new speed limiter function and much more)
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* 30/09/2007: [http://www.secretum-meeting.pixnet.fr/ Castellum Secretum 2] meeting will be held in Segré, France, from 26 to 28th october.
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* 17/09/2007: [http://cpce.emuunlim.com CPCE 1.84] released, with assorted bug fixes and enhancements. A hotfix was released on 23/09/2007.
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  • When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
  • The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
  • With a possible total amount of 832 × 288 pixel (576 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  • OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
  • The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
  • SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
  • FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc and manages up to 4 MB of RAM