Links

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Software-related



Hardware-related



Document resources




FTP sites


  • NVG
  • CPM - related Amstrad things


Commercial sites




User Groups


  • CSA8
  • WACCI (Worldwide Amstrad Computer Club Incorporated) - WACCI was a UK based user group that supported the Amstrad CPC computer. It was a subscription-only, printed English magazine published bi-monthly and available throughout the world. The current issues of the magazine are now reproduced on this website.
  • Amigos y Usuarios Amstrad (ES) News website that has lessons on software development and hardware restoration. It also has a forum, and reviews on software and hardware.

Chat


  • IRC-channel #cpc on irc.freenode.net (a big IRC-network), one cpc-channel among many others out there on various networks.
  • IRC-channel #cpc-fr on irc.freenode.net, french scene channel (replacing #cpc on Neoxys and #cpc on Europnet)
  • IRC-channel #phenixinformatique on proxy.epiknet.org, french channel.
  • Flash-chat Browser chat in Flash.


Emulators




Others


  • The Snake Becomes the Key is a very nicely-written blog with reviews and thoughts on various CPC games. Very well done but not updated any more.
  • Genesis 8 - Genesis 8 is a spartan, but often-updated Amstrad-related news site.
  • CPC Rulez (FR) (Alternative Link) A great french site, updated frequently, with software reviews, utilities, games, demos, hardware info. A treasure and a must-visit if you speak french (though not necessarily so).
  • CPCCRACKERS - French site about crackers for the CPC.
  • Octoate.de - English site which features news, some articles and meeting pictures.
  • Programming Turbo Pascal on a CPC! - A collection of Turbo Pascal programs with some CPC Specific programs.
  • Oldschool gaming - Games reviews of recent games for the CPC!   
  • GX4000.co.uk, a new site devoted to the hardware and software of the oft-neglected games console.
  • NoRecess/Condense Homepage of an Amstrad CPC demoscene group.
  • Roland Radio CPC Amstrad chiptune streaming 24/7
  • Bitstream Podcast on chiptune and the demoscene. Includes CPC Amstrad
  • ACME It's basically a depository of files of all things Amstrad CPC, including books, software, games, manuals, technical information, etc. Great place to download stuff from.


DEAD


  • CePeCe (ES) Spanish CPC portal and web-hosting facilities for your CPC webpage.
  • Amstradeus (FR) Lots of interviews, manuals for download and much more.
  • The CPC Demoscene Optimus website about the CPC demoscene with a list of some of the best CPC demos with reviews and screenshots.
  • CPCGamesCD homepage
  • CPC Zone Home of the Gamebase, the ultimate collection of information (with screenshots, cover scans, reviews etc) on all games CPC. Also home of the Zone Forum.
  • CPC Hardware (FR) Forum, nice downloads, hardware projects; also an online store for hardware stuff like RS232 interfaces etc.
  • CPC Zone Forum (FR) One of the most popular and active forum on the net.
  • CPC-Forum (DE) The new most important discussion forum for the German-speaking part of the CPC scene.
  • CPC 6128 Europe European portal
  • CPC Oxygen Home of the same-name great fanzine and AA scan repository. Not updated in a long time.
  • Various Amstrad stuff Including instructions on how to fit or connect a 3.5" drive, hot to connect your CPC to your PC and how to transfer files, among others.
  • Push'n'Pop Amstrad Demoscene.
  • CPC Scene - Various stuff. Of much interest: The CPC online radio station!
  • The Kilobyes Podcast Home of the Kilobytes Podcast. Dedicated to playing chip tunes and covering the retro computing scene in general
  • CPC scene map
  • Grimware is a really nice site with hardware info and hacks for the CPC machines... give it a try!