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== Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!  ==  
 
== Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!  ==  
<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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<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]] | <br>[[CPCWiki:Portal|CPCWiki Portal]] · [[Photo Gallery]] · [[About|About]] · [[Special:Statistics|Statistics]]</center><br>
 
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<center> '''CPC Related News''' </center>
 
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*27/04/12: [http://cpcrulez.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4852 Interview] with '''Marc Maulin''', co-author of legendary '''[[Discology]]'''!
 
*27/04/12: [http://cpcrulez.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4852 Interview] with '''Marc Maulin''', co-author of legendary '''[[Discology]]'''!
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*26/12/11: '''Bubble Bobble''' remake [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/bubble-bobble-remake-(bb4cpc)/msg36311/#msg36311 released]!!! Happy holidays!
 
*26/12/11: '''Bubble Bobble''' remake [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/games/bubble-bobble-remake-(bb4cpc)/msg36311/#msg36311 released]!!! Happy holidays!
 
*14/11/11: '''[http://www.windowsphonegeek.com/news/xnacpc-xbox-360-amstrad-cpc-emulator-released?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed XNACPC]''', a CPC emulator for the Xbox 360, released!
 
*14/11/11: '''[http://www.windowsphonegeek.com/news/xnacpc-xbox-360-amstrad-cpc-emulator-released?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed XNACPC]''', a CPC emulator for the Xbox 360, released!
*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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*31/10/11: [http://lotharek.pl/ '''Lotharek'''], supplier of the Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulators, has been interviewed on [http://pushnpop.net/articles-66.html '''Push'N'Pop'''].  
*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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Image:Megaflash.png|[[MegaFlash]] off the production line!
Image:NTWICCT01.jpg|Now That's What I Call [[Chip Tunes]]
 
 
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=== CPCWiki updates  ===
 
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*03/01/2012: 2011: an '''[http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/cpcwiki-discussion/cpcwiki-2011-statistics/ excellent year]''' for the CPCWiki!
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*15/12/2011: Yet another server move completed.
 
*18/08/2011: Server move complete, hunting bugs down... Currently Uploads are not possible.
 
*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!
 
*05/08/2011: Sorry for the downtime - hardware failure on the host side!
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=== Top contributors from the last 60 days ===
 
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CPCWiki updates

  • 03/01/2012: 2011: an excellent year for the CPCWiki!
  • 15/12/2011: Yet another server move completed.
  • 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!
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Top contributors from the last 60 days

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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 go to pay the hosting expenses with full transparency. You can check out this year's donors here.

Thank you!

Donors from earlier years

  • Bryce, Prodatron, Nurgle, Serge Querné, Roald Strauss, Bert Post Uiterweer, Rex of BENG!, Robcfg, Gryzor, Ervin
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