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[[File:Wacci 105 200x200.pdf]] - October 1996
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== Covers ==
== Covers ==

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The CPC's longest-running fanzine and user group, WACCI was based in Britain and catered mostly for serious users.

Its acronym has never been satisfactorily explained.

According to Jeff Walker, who was the original founder.

He had always thought that name would be good for a magazine and used it without any intention of it being an acronym at all.

(The official WACCI explanation is that it stood for World Amstrad Computer Club International)

As well as a (more or less) regular magazine, WACCI also provided a PD library (of mostly CP/M software) and a 'homebrew' library.

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 spin-off disczine, EuroWACCI, existed for six issues.

WACCI editors


File:Wacci 82 200x200.pdf - September/October 1994

File:Wacci 83 200x200.pdf - November 1994

File:Wacci 84 200x200.pdf - December 1994

File:Wacci 85 200x200.pdf - January 1995

File:Wacci 87 200x200.pdf - March 1995

File:Wacci 103 200x200.pdf - August 1996

File:Wacci 104 200x200.pdf - September 1996

File:Wacci 105 200x200.pdf - October 1996

File:Wacci 107 200x200.pdf - December 1996