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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|Amstrad]] [[CPC|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]!
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[[File:Dez80_intro.png|thumb|256px|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/DEZ80 Mastering Z80 Assembler Course]]]
  
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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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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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*07/08/19: '''[[FutureOS]]''', Apps and Wallpaper update
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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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*01/05/19: Uploaded Amstrad CPC 664 Floppy Disc Drive Plate ([http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.svg SVG], [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.pdf PDF] and [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.png PNG] formats)
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*13/04/19: [http://www.spinpoint.org/2019/04/13/imperium-solo/ Imperium Solo] [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/usb-game-controllers-and-mice/msg173181/#msg173181 released!]
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*01/03/19: [https://www.4mhz.es/operation-alexandra/ Operation Alexandra] released!
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*26/01/19: Text adventure '''''[[The Quest For The CPCine Disk of Power!]]''''' released!
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*01/10/18: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/applications/cubeios-fat16fat32-rom-for-the-cpc's-with-xmass/ CubeMDOS / FAT16+FAT32-IDE-OS - for XMASS  *** NEW: Symbiface 3,HXC/Gotek ***]
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*20/08/18: [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/dawn-of-kernel/ The Dawn of Kernel] released!
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*02/07/18: Uploaded [[Media:Manual_parados_espanol.pdf|ParaDOS Manual in Spanish]] (pdf)
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Image:MariaB.png|[[FutureOS]]
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Image:Golden-tail.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/new-game-golden-tail/ Golden Tail]
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Image:MultiPlay.jpg|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/multiplay-mx4-expansion/ MultiPlay topic]
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Image:M4board_front.png|[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/M4_Board CPC-WiFi]
  
[[Image:Ndth screenshot.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Nanako Descends to Hell]] [[Image:Marsport.PNG|thumb|right|150px|Marsport]]
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[[Image:Eternal.PNG|thumb|right|150px|Eternal Light]]
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*11/07/2009: New game [[Color lines]]
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*17/06/2009: A [[Return_of_the_Sisters|Tribute to the Sisters]] WIP has been released!
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*16/06/2009: [[Sewer Rat|Sewer Rat]] by Lachlan Keown has been released!
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*01/06/2009: New game by Mojon Twins: [http://www.mojontwins.com/juegos/nanako-in-classic-japanese-monster-castle-v2/ Nanako in Classic Japanese Monster Castle]!
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*05/05/2009: [http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=53130 Cpctro], a demo for the CPC made by ZX Spectrum guys released&nbsp;:)
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*21/04/2009: New [http://cpcgamescd.amstrad.es CPCGamesCD] release<br>
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*27/03/2009: The Mojontwins are back have released another game:[http://www.mojontwins.com/?page_id=248 Nanako Descends to Hell]
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*20/03/2009: [[WYZTracker|WYZTracker]] released!
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*11/03/2009: Yet another new game released: [http://www.mojontwins.com/?page_id=171 Phantomas Tales #1: Marsport]
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*10/03/2009: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php/topic,107.msg826 Eternal Light] released!
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*07/03/2009: [http://starsabre.bigblog.com.au/index.do Star Sabre 128k]&nbsp;enhanced version now available!
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*27/02/2009: '''[http://www.cpczone.net CPCZone] is down due to extreme spamming. Read about it [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=53.msg709#msg709 here]!'''
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*24/02/2009: [http://cpcrulez.fr/GamesDL_free/index.php?list=B Bubble Bobble 4] non-playable demo released, a must-see...
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*19/02/2009: [http://computeremuzone.com/ficha.php?id=19&l=en Betiled] released for the CPC and looking great!
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*22/01/2009: [[CPCDiskXP|CPCDiskXP]] updated to v.2.0 with an impressive change log
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*13/01/2009: New game released: [http://www.lublu.dk/filer/sortem.dsk Sort'em]!
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*12/01/2009: [http://gelide.sourceforge.net/index.php?sect=screenshots&lang=en Gelide], the Linux emu front-end now supports the GX4000&nbsp;:)
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*23/12/2008: The CPC-Klassentreffen 2009 ([[CPC Reunion 2009|CPC_Reunion_2009]]) will take place from 29.05.2009 to 31.05.2009 in Erlangen, Germany! Join us!
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*When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
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*The [[472|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.
  
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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 the law that stipulated a spanish keyboard for all machines with up to 64 KB memory
 
*With a possible total amount of '''832 x 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
 
 
*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.  
 
*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.  
*The transfer speed of the [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster +]] serial interface is faster than a standard '''DSL connection'''.  
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*The transfer speed of the [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster +]] serial interface is faster than a standard '''DSL connection'''.
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*[[SymbOS|SymbOS]] can handle more than '''50 times''' bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.  
 
*[[SymbOS|SymbOS]] can handle more than '''50 times''' bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.  
*[[FutureOS|FutureOS]] can load 178 KB in '''9 seconds''' from floppy disc and supports up to 4 MB of RAM
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*[[FutureOS|FutureOS]] can load 178 KB in '''9 seconds''' from floppy disc and manages up to '''4 MB''' of RAM  
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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 x 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