Wizard of Wor is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET, Plus/4 and C64 computers. The game is developed by Kornel Kolma (Ko-Ko). To play the game on a CBM/PET computer, you will need 32 kB of RAM memory.
2024-07-05 - 12:13:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 12531 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
You can now watch a new YouTube video from André Fachat. In this episode of 8-bit-times: How does a Commodore CBM/PET computer, with a CRTC chip, create the video output.
2024-07-05 - 12:11:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 12529 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Video
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the using special parts to diagnose and repair Commodore PET computers. The parts are: PET 6550 Video RAM replacement, 2114 Video RAM replacement, PET 6540-010 Character ROM replacement and the PET Video Out.
2024-06-28 - 12:17:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 12515 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
ORAC is a Draughts (Checker) playing program. Its was originally written a long time ago for the PET, then later adapted for the Commodore C64 and Commodore C16 computers. The source-code of the game is available.
2024-06-21 - 12:13:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 12489 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
You can watch a new video from the Commodore History YouTube channel. In this video, you can see how to replace the power supply and the clock generator in a Commodore B128 computer.
2024-05-31 - 12:14:00 - Week: 22 - Item number: 12429 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
You can now watch a new video from the Rudy's Retro Intel YouTube channel. In this episode: The repair of a Commodore SuperPET computer.
2024-05-31 - 12:09:00 - Week: 22 - Item number: 12424 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
KIMplement is a KIM-1 emulator for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by Oldvcr. This emulator is used on a Commodore C64 computer and supports TTY and 16 kB of expanded RAM.
2024-05-17 - 12:17:00 - Week: 20 - Item number: 12390 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Emulator
You can now watch a new video from the Tech Time Traveller YouTube channel. In this episode the repair of a Commodore KIM-1 computer.
2024-05-03 - 12:20:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 12351 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Rotor Rampage is a fresh and exciting video game designed specifically for the Commodore PET and Commodore C64 computers. The game is developed by Ken McIlveen and Dave Duke. The features are: Joystick and sound support (PET & C64), map-editor and disk & tape versions.

An introduction to the game on YouTube.
2024-05-03 - 12:19:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 12350 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
Mike Naberezny wrote a blog about an expansion for the Commodore PET/CBM computers. The Z-RAM adds 64 kB of RAM and a Z80 coprocessor to allow the PET/CBM computer to run the CP/M operating system.
2024-04-19 - 12:17:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 12308 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Norbert Landsteiner wrote a blog about the chip select and jumper settings R and S on Commodore PETs with the dynamic system board.
2024-04-19 - 12:02:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 12293 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Blog
You can now watch a new YouTube video from André Fachat. In this episode of 8-bit-times: Sound for the Ultra-CPU board, Micro-PET V3 - DAC and the dual SID board.
2024-04-12 - 12:05:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 12273 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Michael Gardi made a modern replica of the Commodore CHESSmate. He developed a printed circuit board for the switches and 7-segment displays. The CHESSmate is emulated with a ESP32, and he also 3D printed a new case for the CHESSmate to complete the project.
2024-03-29 - 12:04:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 12232 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Slimed is a new game for the Commodore PET 2001 computer, developed by milasoft64. The game is based on the original game from Jim Summer from the year 1982. The game can be played on a PET 2001 with 8 kByte of RAM memory.

Another game from milasoft64: Space Invaders in colour, for colour PET computers.
2024-03-22 - 12:20:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 12227 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
A new video is available from the Iz8dwf YouTube channel. In this video: The design of a CBM IEEE-488 floppy disk drive. Part1: Drive mechanism choices and testing.
2024-03-22 - 12:07:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 12214 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Rudy's Retro Intel YouTube channel. In this episode: The repair of a Commodore PET2001 computer.
2024-03-15 - 12:01:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 12188 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the repair of a Commodore PET 2001 computer. The problems were a MC3446 IC, two 6550 RAM chips (video) and a 74LS08 IC.
2024-03-08 - 12:12:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 12178 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a look at the CBM D9060 hard drive for the Commodore PET/CBM computers. The original hard disk will be replaced with a modern solid state hard drive.
2024-02-16 - 12:19:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 12122 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Spyders is a new game for the CBM/PET 8032 / SuperPET computers. The game is developed by milasoft64, and is based on the original CBM 4032 version from Mr. NOP.
2024-02-16 - 12:10:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 12113 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
Trainyard is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET 4032/8032 and the C64 computer, developed by Jimbo. In the game, you must control the switches to get your trains to the right stations.
2024-01-12 - 12:17:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 12017 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
You can now watch a new YouTube video from André Fachat. In this episode of 8-bit-times: The Micro-PET has now support for USB keyboard / mouse and a SD-Card. The graphics for the Ultra-CPU board have been improved.
2024-01-12 - 12:01:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 12001 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the ANT&TEC YouTube channel. In this episode: Repairing a Commodore CBM 8050 disk drive. The self-test is indicating a fault with the MOS 6502 CPU or the MOS 6530 RRIOT IC.
2023-12-08 - 12:09:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11906 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is talking about the Commodore PET Companion. This is a composite video output device for the PET computer.
2023-11-24 - 12:11:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11865 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the repair of a Commodore PET 8032 computer. The problems were a faulty 74154 chip, damaged circuit board traces and a bad ROM chip.
2023-11-10 - 12:08:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 11819 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about building a Mini PET B kit. The Mini PET B is the version of the Mini PET designed to act as a drop in upgrade / replacement board for a Commodore PET or CBM.
2023-11-03 - 12:02:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 11793 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the updated version of his diagnostic-tool for the Commodore PET/CBM IEEE-488 port.
2023-10-27 - 12:09:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11780 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
PETSCII Side-Scrolling Platformer is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET computer, developed by jimbo. In the game you must jump, collect coins, crush henchmen, battle the bosses and rescue friends.
2023-10-13 - 12:03:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11731 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is talking about the repairing a 12 inch monitor from a Commodore PET computer.
2023-09-29 - 12:04:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11691 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
You can watch a new YouTube video from Dave Bradley. In this video: Dave is cleaning the keyboard from a Commodore PET computer.
2023-09-29 - 12:00:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11687 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
You can listen to, and watch, music that is made on a Commodore PET 8032 computer. The song is called "Some Like Em Curvy Like a Mountain Road".
2023-09-22 - 12:01:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 11667 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Music
You can watch a new video from the Commodore History YouTube channel. In this video, you can watch a tutorial to transform 6502 binary code into assembly code.
2023-09-15 - 12:19:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 11665 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, YouTube
You can now use an updated version of the online PET 2001 emulator from Norbert Landsteiner. The changes are: Support for ROM installation (drag & drop).
2023-09-15 - 12:14:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 11660 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Emulator
PETSTRIP is a new game for the PET/CBM 3032 and 4032 computer. This game uses a special graphics-mode called PECBM11 which provides a resolution of 88 x 200 pseudo-hires pixels.
2023-09-15 - 12:05:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 11651 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
You can watch a new video from the Bill Fixes Everything YouTube channel. In this episode, the repair of a C2N datasette.
2023-09-08 - 12:06:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 11632 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
PETaxian is a new game for the Commodore CBM & PET computers. The game is developed with prog8 by Milasoft64, and is tested on the 3032 and 4032 models.
2023-08-25 - 12:12:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 11597 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
Norbert Landsteiner wrote a very comprehensive blog about the keyboard in a Commodore PET 2001 computer.
2023-08-11 - 12:12:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 11557 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Blog
Hans Otten released a new version of his KIM-1 simulator. Recent changes: Improvements for the K-1008 memory and video display (File/tapeload & debugger).
2023-08-11 - 12:05:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 11550 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Program
You can now watch a new video from the ANT&TEC YouTube channel. In this episode: Repairing an PET/CBM 8032 computer with a bad filter in the power supply.
2023-08-04 - 12:02:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 11527 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Hans Otten released a new version of his KIM-1 simulator. Changes in this version: The Write memory is now restricted to real RAM areas.
2023-06-23 - 12:19:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 11421 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Emulator
Last year shiru8bit released a demo for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. The demo reached the first place in the category LowEnd at CAFePARTY 2022.
2023-06-23 - 12:15:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 11417 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Demo
Super Star Trek is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET (40 columns) computer. The game is based on the mainframe terminal-based games from the 70s, and is developed by electron.greg.

The game is also available for the Commodore C64, Plus/4 and the VIC20.
2023-06-16 - 12:13:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 11393 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
A new video from Iz8dwf. In this video: The repair of a Commodore 8050 disk-drive.
2023-06-16 - 12:06:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 11386 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is talking about the power supplies in the Commodore PET computer.
2023-05-19 - 12:01:00 - Week: 20 - Item number: 11298 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
André Fachat made a new YouTube video about benchmarking the Micro-PET computer. He also explains how the Commodore PET is measuring time, and how we can use that to measure benchmark execution.
2023-04-21 - 12:16:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 11227 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, YouTube
A new video is available from The Commodore Room YouTube channel. In this video the cleaning and repair of a PET/CBM keyboard.
2023-04-07 - 12:12:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 11182 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
André Fachat has made an update to his xcbm emulator for Commodore computers. This new version supports the C64, CBM/PET and the CS/A computer. It also has a monitor, and you can use GeckOS 1.3 with it.
2023-03-31 - 12:05:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 11154 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Emulator
Tower and Dragon is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET computer, developed by Jason Cook. Tower and Dragon is a classic dungeon crawling adventure with weapons, armour, quest storyline, moving walls, teleportation and monsters for each dungeon level.
2023-03-10 - 12:16:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 11098 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
You can watch a new video from the Commodore History YouTube channel. In this video, the repair of a Commodore 8050 disk drive that belongs to former Commodore employee Neil Harris.
2023-02-17 - 12:15:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 11035 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
PET Panic! is a new game for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. The game is developed by jimbo and is based on the game Space Panic.
2023-02-17 - 12:13:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 11033 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game
The Commodore GameBase is a web page with a large collection of software for the Commodore CBM/PET computer. At the moment there are 750+ CBM/PET games available. The web page also provides links to Gamebase 64.
2023-02-03 - 12:22:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 10997 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Game