Club Penguin Archives:About
Club Penguin Archives was created on December 12, 2010 after the removal of the swf.cpcheats.info mirror. This site is an archive of Club Penguin's files. From our homepage:
Club Penguin Archives is a site dedicated to preserving Club Penguin's history by archiving the files that made up the game prior to its closing.
This is our goal.
swf.cpcheats.info, part of a Club Penguin cheats forum and blog, was the primary source of old SWFs until it was taken down in December 2010. Refractor compressed a copy of the site before the shut down, and Tux uploaded the mirror to the server and created the Club Penguin Archives Wiki as part of the (then just a month old) Club Penguin Wiki Network.
ClubPenguinMaster was one of two administrators and was the main editor on Archives for years, until mid-2012, when a few new users from the network started to edit. Around June and July 2012, new users started to join Archives, and the file count on the wiki began to increase. In September 2012, Cp kid and Nando144 became administrators, and Mario Rk won the rights after a vote in November. Along with the "revived" administration, many new things came to light on Archives. One of the notable things that came to light was the "foreign language project", which urged users to upload SWFs of all languages rather than just English. By November and December, Archives had a small but active community. Also, to give the wiki a "fresh new look", it was renamed to Club Penguin Archives (dropped the "wiki"), received a fresh new main page, and even a new logo designed by Cp kid (with elements made by Wboys14) for the wiki's second anniversary. One other significant change in Archives was the promotion of Archives' first bureaucrat (ClubPenguinMaster) at Cp kid's request to CPWN staff so the staff wouldn't have to promote and demote everyone on Archives anymore. Unfortunately, ClubPenguinMaster had fallen inactive, and was demoted a few months later via community vote. Cp kid then also resigned in April 2014 and Juca replaced him in May. A year after that, in May 2015 we expanded from archiving just SWFs to archive also JSONs and Club Penguin App's Files. By 2017, Juca and Nando had unfortunately faded away over the years, leaving Mario Rk alone. Thus, on April 14, 2017, Juca and Nando were both demoted for inactivity and Mario Rk was promoted to bureaucrat. Two days prior on April 12, the Club Penguin media database had been taken down, although the mission of Club Penguin Archives continues.