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== Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!  ==
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<br><center>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.<br><br>'''[[Special:Random|Random Page]] | [[#Become an Author!|Contribute]] | [[Help:Editing|Editing help]] | [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum Forum]'''<br>[[CPCWiki:Portal|CPCWiki Portal]] · [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum Forum] · [[Photo Gallery]] · [[About|About]] · [[Special:Statistics|Statistics]] · [[CPCWiki:General disclaimer|Disclaimer]]</center><br>
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<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
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{{#ev:youtube|YJosZfm560Q|500}}<br>20/03/11: Amazing new '''Batman Forever''' demo [http://cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php/topic,2085.new.html#new released]!!!! [UPD] Read an '''[http://www.norecess.net/interview-rhino.html interview] with Rhino'''!
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*31/10/11: [http://lotharek.pl/ '''Lotharek'''], known as the supplier of the Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulators, has been interviewed on [http://pushnpop.net/articles-66.html '''Push'N'Pop'''].
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*23/10/11: Definite, CPCWiki version of '''Zynaps''' [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2821.msg32849#msg32849 released] by '''tastefulmrship'''!
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*09/10/11: Hidden music from '''Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles''' [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2685.msg31741#msg31741 ripped] by '''SyX'''!
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*01/10/11: '''NoRecess''' [http://www.norecess.net/3/post/2011/09/quickcmd-v23-released.html released v.2.3] of '''QuickCMD''', now with command history support!
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*22/09/11: '''NoRecess''' released v2.4 of his '''[http://www.norecess.net/hxc-floppy-emulator-manager.html HxC Floppy Emulator Manager]''' and '''TFM''' updated his '''[http://www.colorado-boys-muenchen.de/users/futureos/ ROManager]''', now both work with HxC set as drive B!
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*18/09/11: NEW GAME!!! '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2724.0 Edge Grinder]''' by '''Paul Kooistra'''!
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*17/09/11: '''[http://www.norecess.net/3/post/2011/09/quickcmd-v22-released.html QuickCMD 2.2]''' released - support for '''[[MegaFlash]] added!
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*15/09/11: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2714.msg27881;topicseen#new Call] for a Megademo to celebrate the CPC's '''30th anniversary'''!
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*15/08/11: Benediction and Brainstorm's demo named '''[http://pouet.net/prod.php?which=57525 Bloc Us!]''' ranked 9th at the Evoke 2011 this week-end.
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*15/08/11: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2572.new#new JavaCPC Desktop]''' 1.0 official release!
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*06/08/11: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2527.0 Megaflash]''', the programmable 512kb ROMbox by '''Bryce''' finally begun production!
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*05/08/11: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2522.0 PC-CPC]''', a lovely new emulator has been released by '''Demoniak'''!
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*05/08/11: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2514 Winape]''' at last updated to v2.0a18, too many changes to list here :)
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*05/08/11: '''[http://genesis8.free.fr/index.php#caprice-v28-and-copacabana-v075-for-palm-os Caprice v28 and Copacabana v075]''' for PalmOS!
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*05/08/11: '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php?topic=2243 Roland]''', the Javascript emulator, has been updated - now with a huge online games archive!
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Image:Edge_grinder_cpc.png|Edge Grinder
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Image:Megaflash.png|First Megaflash off the production line! :)
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Image:NTWICCT01.jpg|Now That's What I Call Chip Tunes
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Image:Arquimedes.png|Arquimedes XXI
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Image:Hora bruja.jpg|Hora Bruja
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Image:BatmanForever.png|Batman Forever
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Image:Subhunter2.png|SubHunter
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Image:Uwol2b.png|Uwol 2
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Image:xmas_2010_demo_screenshot.png|Xmas 2010 Demo
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Image:Ilogical.png|Ilogical
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=== CPCWiki updates  ===
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*18/08/2011: Server move complete, hunting bugs down... Currently Uploads are not possible.
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*05/08/2011: Sorry for the downtime - hardware failure on the host side!
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*12/01/2011: 2010: An '''[http://cpcwiki.eu/forum/index.php/topic,1865.0.html excellent year]''' for the CPCWiki!!!
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*22/09/2009: The CPCWIKI moves to new domain [http://cpcwiki.eu CPCWIKI.EU]
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*14/08/2009: The CPCWIKI moves (temporarily) to new domain [http://cpc-wiki.com CPC-WIKI.COM]
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*22/07/09: Wiki & Forum moved to a new server
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*14/07/09: Forum updated to 2.0RC1-1, Wiki updated to 1.15.1!
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*Add the CPCWiki to '''your Homepage'''. Check out [[About#Wiki-Napping|About#Wiki-Napping]] and start napping this Wiki.
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=== Become an Author!  ===
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* [[PDW|PDW]] (unknown what this article shall be about...) (Note: PDW is believed to be German group of programmers who wrote CPC Demos)
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#Top 5 Contributors from the last 60 days:
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<div style="text-align: right;"><small>'''All [[Special:Wantedpages|wanted articles]]''' &#124; [[:Category:Stub|Extendable Stubs]]<br>'''[[Special:ContributionScores|List of most active contributors]]'''</small></div></div>
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=== Did you know?  ===
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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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*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.
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*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.
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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.
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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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=== Donors  ===
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These people were kind enough to donate. All contributions went '''directly''' to our previous host, not our own pockets!
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'''If you would like to donate us, please contact the admin-team in our forum. This will ensure the continuation of the project.'''
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Thank you!
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'''2011:''' [[User:Bryce|Bryce]] (€75)<br>
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'''2009:''' Prodatron (€1000)<br>Nurgle (€30)<br>Serge Querné (€30)<br>Roald Strauss (€50)<br>
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'''Donators from earlier years'''<br>
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*Bert Post Uiterweer, [[Rex|Rex]] of [[BENG!|BENG!]], [[Robcfg|Robcfg]], [[Prodatron|Prodatron]], [[User:Gryzor|Gryzor]], [[User:Ervin|Ervin]]
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=== Where are CPC users from?  ===
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Click [http://www4.clustrmaps.com/user/7804b163 here] for the big map! Smaller map was removed to keep loading times down.
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Revision as of 05:48, 1 January 2012

Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!


This site hopes to evolve into an encyclopaedia on all things Amstrad CPC related. There are now 4,647 articles around the CPC available.

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CPC Related News

{{#ev:youtube|YJosZfm560Q|500}}
20/03/11: Amazing new Batman Forever demo released!!!! [UPD] Read an interview with Rhino!


  • 31/10/11: Lotharek, known as the supplier of the Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulators, has been interviewed on Push'N'Pop.
  • 23/10/11: Definite, CPCWiki version of Zynaps released by tastefulmrship!
  • 09/10/11: Hidden music from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ripped by SyX!
  • 01/10/11: NoRecess released v.2.3 of QuickCMD, now with command history support!
  • 22/09/11: NoRecess released v2.4 of his HxC Floppy Emulator Manager and TFM updated his ROManager, now both work with HxC set as drive B!
  • 18/09/11: NEW GAME!!! Edge Grinder by Paul Kooistra!
  • 17/09/11: QuickCMD 2.2 released - support for MegaFlash added!
  • 15/09/11: Call for a Megademo to celebrate the CPC's 30th anniversary!
  • 15/08/11: Benediction and Brainstorm's demo named Bloc Us! ranked 9th at the Evoke 2011 this week-end.
  • 15/08/11: JavaCPC Desktop 1.0 official release!
  • 06/08/11: Megaflash, the programmable 512kb ROMbox by Bryce finally begun production!
  • 05/08/11: PC-CPC, a lovely new emulator has been released by Demoniak!
  • 05/08/11: Winape at last updated to v2.0a18, too many changes to list here :)
  • 05/08/11: Caprice v28 and Copacabana v075 for PalmOS!
  • 05/08/11: Roland, the Javascript emulator, has been updated - now with a huge online games archive!
...Older News...

CPCWiki updates

  • 18/08/2011: Server move complete, hunting bugs down... Currently Uploads are not possible.
  • 05/08/2011: Sorry for the downtime - hardware failure on the host side!
  • 12/01/2011: 2010: An excellent year for the CPCWiki!!!
  • 22/09/2009: The CPCWIKI moves to new domain CPCWIKI.EU
  • 14/08/2009: The CPCWIKI moves (temporarily) to new domain CPC-WIKI.COM
  • 22/07/09: Wiki & Forum moved to a new server
  • 14/07/09: Forum updated to 2.0RC1-1, Wiki updated to 1.15.1!
  • Add the CPCWiki to your Homepage. Check out About#Wiki-Napping and start napping this Wiki.

Become an Author!

We are searching for authors of the following articles:

  • PDW (unknown what this article shall be about...) (Note: PDW is believed to be German group of programmers who wrote CPC Demos)



  1. Top 5 Contributors from the last 60 days:

Last 60 days (Top 5)

Did you know?

  • 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

Donors

These people were kind enough to donate. All contributions went directly to our previous host, not our own pockets!

If you would like to donate us, please contact the admin-team in our forum. This will ensure the continuation of the project. Thank you!

2011: Bryce (€75)

2009: Prodatron (€1000)
Nurgle (€30)
Serge Querné (€30)
Roald Strauss (€50)

Donators from earlier years

Thanks so much guys!

Where are CPC users from?

Click here for the big map! Smaller map was removed to keep loading times down.



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