KSL

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Hi, I am Dimitrios Karalis and I am very happy being part of the CPCWiki community. I live in Athens and I was born in 1974. During the period 1987-1992 I developed several applications for the CP/M-80 and the CPC6128. To name a few: Hotel Manager, Technical Dictionary, CPCWrite, Basket Game Monitoring Tool, Music Metronome, The Doctor's Database and Mission-1990 (a text adventure game similar to the games of Magnetic Scroll). Although I still have got the source codes, I never managed to release any of them! Pixel magazine (see N.60, page 32) was the inspirational guide for all this work...Nowadays I have got a 6128 with a CTM and GT monitor, a double 3.5”/5.25” floppy drive unit, ParaDOS, X-DDOS and R-DOS ROMs, Dobbertin 512 KB RAM expansion, an EPSON LX printer, an AMX mouse, a RS232C, a KONIX Joystick and a hand made reset button. I am mainly interested in collecting all CP/M-80 applications and OverScan Demos/Games for the CPC.

I still make programs for the CPC and CP/M just for fun and in order to deal with some of my everyday problems (budget, car maintenance, etc). In 2005 I released my first demo, the "Monkey Island 2 demo" (see cpcrulez.fr), a 600 KB screen demo on the basis of the well known famous adventure game.

COSMOS, the personal cost monitoring system, which runs under CP/M-80 was my biggest project for the CPC. Its final version (v.27) was released in November 2021. My future plan is to release a screen based database for the CPC and CP/M-80....