The World of
Spectrum (WoS), maintained by Martijn van der Heide.
Absolutely essential. As its name express, *everything* in the World of
Spectrum. If you don't already know it, what in hell are you doing here?
Go for it!!
The TZX Vault,
maintained by Steve Brown.
Steve is one of the key figures in the current Spectrum scene. Among
other things, he is responsible for the
project, along with Andrew
Barker. His site holds every single TZX you'd ever dream of. A
maintained by Josetxu "Horace" Malanda.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Spanish Spectrum software is
found here. A very thorough piece of work. Don't miss its section
"Qué fue de..." ("What happened to...")
Andy's ZX Spectrum Pages, maintained by Andrew Barker.
Andrew Barker is one of the most popular people in the current Spectrum
scene. He is co-mantainer of WoS and co-responsible of the STP and SDP
projects. His site holds a lot of Crash, Your Sinclair
and Sinclair User cover tapes (transferred by him), info about tape
loading schemes and other interesting stuff.
Other sites which have kindly provided us TZXs,
DSKs, inlays scans or instructions.
El Trastero del
Spectrum, maintained by José Manuel Claros.
Arguably, the most interesting Spanish site about the ZX Spectrum,
mostly due to its frequent updates.
Its name (it means Spectrum's junk room) says it all: you'll find
here all that unclassifiable stuff we love to re-discover, along with
ten new programs every week.
Even if you don't understand Spanish, it's worth the visit
translator can do the rest).
Computer Emuzone, maintained by José Luis "Karnevi"
Every Spanish comercial game ever released (for every known platform) is
cointained in this huge site. Also remakes and lots of info related to
the titles. Outstandingly complete.
Bytemaniacos, maintained by Miguel Ángel "Radastan" Montejo.
Bytemaniacos isn't just the website for the project "Castlevania
ZX", but also a great service for the ZX Spectrum community, since it's
feeding us with lots of new games through the interesting programming contests that
are regularly convoked there.
Proyecto B.A.S.E., maintained by Enrique Pimpinela Santos.
Proyecto B.A.S.E is another Spanish project, aimed to the retrieval and
collection of every Spectrum text adventure in Spanish.
Spectrum Power!, maintained by Javier "ICEKnight" Baldo.
Lots of original Spectrum tapes transfered by ICEKnight, which mostly
belong to his personal collection. Also some home-made programs.
Proyecto B.A.S.E., maintained by Luis Felipe Morales and Enrique Pimpinela Santos.
A Spanish project aimed to the preservation of every text adventure in Spanish for the ZX Spectrum.
Retroinformática, maintained by Colossus.
ZONADEPRUEBAS aims to be a meeting place for enthusiasts,
users and collectors of retrocomputers, pastime electronics, and
other devices of the 80s and earlier.
MICROHOBBY.COM, maintained by Chema "Stalvs" Matas.
Lots of interesting information about Sinclair computers and
peripherals, along with a really curious section called MHR
(MicroHobby Revisited), maintained by Albert Valls. Astounding collection
of scanned Spanish Spectrum magazines in the "Project Scanner"
section. It's much worth the visit.
Lo más retro... lo mejor, maintained by Juan Domingo
"The place for the classics". Here you'll find lots of info about
retrocomputing, an interesting section of type-in programs and a large
repository of ZX Spectrum games. Also a lot of curiosities in this
Club de Aventuras AD,
maintained by Carlos Sánchez.
Nice site where you'll find anything you ever wanted to know about the world of
conversational adventures in Spain.
revistas, maintained by yoxxxoy.
A nice project aimed to hold every cover tape from Spanish Spectrum
magazines. Currently you'll find MicroHobby Semanal, MicroHobby Cassette,
Load'n'Run and Stars.
Metsuke Zone, maintained by Metsuke. [CLOSED DOWN]
Metsuke Zone was probably one of the first Spanish sites in striving to get and archive scans of game
instructions in Spanish.
Spectaculator, by Jonathan Needle.
[Windows] A commercial emulator for PCs running Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4, 2000, XP & Vista. Spectaculator emulates the 16K/48K/128/+2/+2A/+3 Spectrums, the Russian Pentagon 128 and Scorpion ZS256 clones, and lots of additional hardware.
SPIN, by Paul Dunn, Mark Woodmass and Mark Boyd.
[Windows] One of the best freeware alternatives for Spectaculator. It's powerful, highly configurable and works over any Windows system, from Windows 95 to Vista.
EightyOne, by Mike Wynne.
[Windows] Freeware emulator emulating ZX80, ZX81, the whole ZX Spectrum and Timex family, several clones, Jupiter Ace and others. EightyOne is designed to run on Windows XP, but should work on Windows 98 and above (DirectX 7 or above required)
ZX Spectrum Emulator (a.k.a. ZX-32), by Vaggelis
[Windows] A freeware emulator for Windows having the most basic options, but being very easy to use. It handles the TZX format.
Fuse, by Philip Kendall.
[UNIX] Freeware emulator for UNIX and Mac Os X. Working 16K, 48K, 128K, +2, +2A, +3, +3e, SE, TC2048, TC2068, TS2068, Pentagon 128 and Scorpion ZS 256 emulation, running at true Speccy speed on any computer you're likely to try it on.
by Sergio Costas.
[UNIX] An open source 128K, +2, +2A emulator for Linux/SDL designed to work at full screen using the FrameBuffer.
ZZ Spectrum, by Triels Noergaard.
[Java] 16/48/128K/+3 Spectrum emulator. Play ZX Spectrum games online: Select a game from the drop down list below and press load. It's used at The World of
Spectrum to play online.
JaS, by Alberto Sánchez Terrén.
[Java] Spanish freeware Spectrum emulator written in Java. It also emulates 128k models, supports the TZX format, and features a superb debugger. Source code available.
X128, by James McKay.
[MS-DOS] A freeware 48, 128, +2, +2A, +3, Pentagon, and Scorpion emulator for DOS. Also available is an older open source Unix port.
R80 Spectrum Emulator, by Raúl Gómez
[MS-DOS] Another good freeware MS-DOS emulator. Although it's not been updated during the
last years, it keeps being a reasonable option.
Real Spectrum, by RAMSOFT ZX Spectrum demogroup. [CERRADO]
[MS-DOS] A freeware 16K, 48K, 128K, +2, +2A, +3, Pentagon, and Scorpion emulator for DOS and Windows. Also emulates Multiface 128, Interface-1, Kempston joystick, and mouse, DISCiPLE and +D, TRDOS and +3DOS support, and the Sinclair Network of the Interface-1 and MGT DISCiPLE via TCP/IP over the Internet.
Speccy.org: El Portal del Spectrum,
maintained by Santiago Romero.
The home site where SPA2 (this site) is hosted. Here you'll find some
recent news, a monthly poll and links to other valuable sites. Don't miss it.
El hardware del Spectrum, maintained by José Leandro Novellón.
The home for the Spanish hardware preservation project for the ZX Spectrum.
Documentation, photos, schematics, and everything you can think of!. Nonetheless,
José Leandro also runs a very interesting hardware repair service for the
maintained by Chris Owen.
Lots of information about anything related to Sinclair Research
(including their computers, obviously). Everything is very well
documented and shown in a nice style.
maintained by Bethany Carlton, among others.
Although it was initially intented to be a FAQ document for the
comp.sys.sinclair newsgroup, it turned out to be an excellent place
to look for almost any kind of information related to the Speccy.
Don't miss it!!!
Spectrum hardware page, maintained by Paul Jenkinson.
Are you looking for technical information about the ZX Spectrum and/or
its peripherals? Don't look any further! Check this out...
maintained by Cyberpoint Ltd.
If you thought that Sinclair Research was dead, guess again! This is his
current official site, where you'll find their latest devices.
K y Enter,
maintained by Elfo Oscuro.
An archive of every MicroHobby type-in program.
maintained by Gerard Sweeney.
A central archive for hints, tips, cheats, pokes and maps for Spectrum and SAM games.
Sinclair Rock 'n' Roll Years, maintained by Nick Humphries.
Your Sinclair tribute site, with game reviews, and loads of other groovy stuff.
The Online Edition, maintained by Matthew Wilson.
Site dedicated to CRASH, the ZX Spectrum magazine which was published from 1984 to 1991 by Newsfield.
El Spectrumero, maintained by Tony Brazil.
WWeekly updated, El Spectrumero features sections such as "El Juego de la Semana" (Game Of The Week), where Tony, a devote gamer, offers personal suggestions.
Spectrum Forever, maintained by Ferrán Criado.
Another Spectrum gaming review site, with a very cute design and cleverly organized.
maintained by Magazine ZX Team.
Spanish fanzine about the ZX Spectrum. Available both online and in PDF format.
ZX Spectrum Files,
maintained by Ignacio "RDisky" Prini.
Spanish fanzine about the ZX Spectrum, directed by Ignacio Prini. Available in PDF format.
maintained by Imagine Publishing Ltd..
"The essential guide to classic games". Website of Britain's most important mag on retro videogames.
maintained by Colin Woodcock.
Wonderfully presented and exquisitely written, Colin Woodcock's mag would arguably be the best-selling Spectrum magazine if it wasn't free!
maintained by ZX Shed Team.
The homepage for the one, the only, the original ZX Shed, ZX Spectrum fanzine.