FRGCB (Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog) is a web page that writes about retro games. But the difference is that this blog compares the games between the different computers like the C64, Amiga, MSX, NES, CPC, DOS, etc. The most recent comparisons are: Anteater (Tago Electronics, 1982), Ardy The Aardvark (Datamost, 1983), Oil's Well (Sierra On-Line, 1983), Eggard (ScandSoft, 1984), Diamond Mine I & II (MRM Software/Blue Ribbon, 1984-86), Aardvark (Bug-Byte, 1986) and Express Raider (Data East, 1986).
2021-09-24 - 12:18:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9510 - Category: Commodore, Blog
The Commodore Los Angeles Super Show will be held on November 6 & 7, 2021 in Burbank, California USA. At the show you can see demos and presentations on and about the C128, C64, Plus/4, DTV, VIC20, PET and the Amiga.
2021-09-24 - 12:16:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9508 - Category: Commodore, Event
Steve J. Gray released a new version of CBM-Transfer. CBM-Transfer is a collection of utilities for transferring files and working with diskette images. New in this edition: Re-assemble, improvements for diskette reading and support for G71.
2021-09-24 - 12:10:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9502 - Category: Commodore, Program
You can now watch a YouTube video where Michael Steil talks about the Commodore 1541 disk drive. He talked about the 1541 at the Vintage Computer Festival West 2021.
2021-09-24 - 12:07:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9499 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
You can now watch the TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group) September meeting. This time Bil Herd and Margaret Morabito were invited to join the meeting.
2021-09-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9498 - Category: Commodore, Event
The TapuinoNext is a improved version of the Tapuino C64. This is a Datassette emulator based on the ESP32 microcontroller. The improvements are more accurate signal timing and a tape-counter.
2021-09-24 - 12:02:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 9494 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Z64K is a pixel exact emulation of the Commodore 128, C64, VIC20 and Atari 2600 written entirely in Java. The emulators should run on any platform with an updated Java Runtime environment. Recent changes: Improvements for C128 d7xx floating IO, Z80/6502 registers and refresh DRAM in 2 Mhz mode.
2021-09-17 - 12:17:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 9489 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Infiltrator Disassembler V1.0 Manual, Lattice Amiga C Compiler V5.00, Swift Sheet 128, Home Design, Sketch Pad, BASIC 8 Manual Enhanced, Wavemaker User Manual, Pixel 3D Professional Users Manual, Commodore 64 VIC-20 BASIC, Color Craft Users Manual, CMOS CookBook, 68000 Micoprocessor Handbook, 64'er Extra Software, AMOS Books/Supplements, Microcomputer Experimentation with the MOS Technology KIM-1 and X-10 Model CP290 PowerHouse RS232 Computer Interface Owners Manual.
2021-09-17 - 12:15:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 9487 - Category: Commodore, Book
The website of Ray Carlsen has moved to a new address. The info you can find on his website is: Commodore 8 bit Computer repair information, Commodore power supplies, the C64 Computer "Saver" and power adapter cables.
2021-09-17 - 12:13:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 9485 - Category: Commodore, Information
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Cursor, Adam's Software, VICword, VIC Mail, Zak McKracken Hint Book, Zak McKracken Code Book, Zak McKracken Manual, Xetec Super Graphics Jr. Printer Interface Manual, Super Expander Manual and Micro 6502.
2021-09-17 - 12:03:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 9475 - Category: Commodore, Web page
You can now watch a new episode of the FairLight TV YouTube channel. In this episode Pontus Berg talks about making trainers for games.
2021-09-10 - 12:17:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 9469 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
The retrogaming Times is a retro computer magazine (English language) for all retro computer fans. In this edition: Prepare to Qualify, Upcoming Events, More C64! - Atari 2600 to C64, Apple II Incider - The Story of My Unopened Package of Print Magic (Epyx), Anbernic RG300 - The Emulation Handheld That Refuses to Yield, Quake: id Software's End of an Era, Legendary Wings - Go From Zero to Hero in No Time Flat, Konami's Hyper Olympic, Hyper Sports, and Hyper Shot, The Myth, The Legend: Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
2021-09-10 - 12:13:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 9465 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
Mark Sawicki has made a new video. In this video Mark shows how to repair a Commodore 1541-II disk drive.
2021-09-10 - 12:05:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 9457 - Category: Commodore, Repair
Rapid News is a diskette magazine (English language) for the Commodore user. In this edition: Back to..., Atwoods 2021, Excess BBQ 2021 and News & Rumours.
2021-09-10 - 12:00:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 9452 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
LaLa, Waz, and The Shark wrote an article about the history of the High Voltage SID Collection. This year the HVSC celebrates its 25th birthday.
2021-09-03 - 12:13:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 9445 - Category: Commodore, Music
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Andrew Fisher. Andrew is an author, journalist, coder, musician, and scholar of all things Commodore.
2021-09-03 - 12:11:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 9443 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
A new YouTube video from Retro EZ channel is now available. In this video a demonstration of the Greaseweazle V4, reading a Amiga diskette via a PC disk drive and saving it as an ADF file.
2021-09-03 - 12:02:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 9434 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Return magazine is a German printed magazine for classic computers and consoles. In this edition: Resident Evil, Wonderful Dizzy, Simpsons, Metal Warrior Ultra, Outrage, The Darkness Hunter, GameBoy Advance, Xenogears,Astro City Mini, Cyber Shadow, E.G.G. Elemental Gimmick Gear, Tex Murphy, Samurai Shodown and Galaxian.
2021-09-03 - 12:00:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 9432 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Amiga Software Extra, Big Blue Reader Booklet, VIC1212 Programmers AID Pack, EGA User's Manual, WordPerfect 4.1 Manual, DGC Nyhedsmagasinet and 64'er Spiele-sammlung Band 2.
2021-08-27 - 12:12:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 9424 - Category: Commodore, Book
Dissector V1.00 is a disassembler program for 6502 code. The program is developed by fieserWolf and the features are: Linux, MacOS and Windows, illegal opcode support, CPU-cycles / C64 memory map info and ACME and KickAssembler support.
2021-08-27 - 12:05:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 9417 - Category: Commodore, Program
Mike Brixius Is developing a universal power supply for all Commodore and Amiga computers. At the moment he is working on a prototype and you can follow his progress.
2021-08-27 - 12:02:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 9414 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
FRGCB (Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog) is a web page that writes about retro games. But the difference is that this blog compares the games between the different computers like the C64, Amiga, MSX, NES, CPC, DOS, etc. The most recent comparisons are: Inside Outing (The Edge, 1988) and Vixen (Martech, 1988).
2021-08-20 - 12:18:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 9409 - Category: Commodore, Blog
You can watch a new video from the Noel's Retro Lab YouTube channel. This time the Retro Chip Tester Pro from 8Bit-Museum.de.
2021-08-20 - 12:16:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 9407 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from Mark Fixes Stuff. In this video Mark shows how to build a tape copying device for the Commodore C64.
2021-08-20 - 12:14:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 9405 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The Job is a short text adventure game in written in the Z-code format. The game is developed by fredrikr and is available for the Commodore C64, C128 and Plus/4 computer.
2021-08-20 - 12:08:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 9399 - Category: Commodore, Game
John Kavanagh started a Kickstarter campaign for re-printing the 9 editions of the Eight Bit magazine. This is your change if you are missing one of the editions of this magazine.
2021-08-20 - 12:01:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 9392 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: 6502 Reference Guide, The Sensible 64, AmigaBASIC A Dabhand Guide, Amiga Action, 68030 Assembly Language Reference includes the 68020, The Complete Commodore 64, Protecto 80 for the Commodore 64, Programming the 68000, Getting Acquainted With Your VIC-20, 68000 Asembly Language Techniques for Building Programs, Twin Cities 128, PET 2001 Japan and Using and Troubleshooting the MC68000.
2021-08-13 - 12:15:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 9386 - Category: Commodore, Information
You can now watch a new episode of the Handson gaming podcast with Bastich B and Daz. In this episode the game Dropzone (US Gold/1984).
2021-08-13 - 12:10:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 9381 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Bwack has made a new YouTube video. In this video he shows how to use the SKS64 (Switchless Kernal Switcher for the C64) in the 1541 drive.
2021-08-13 - 12:08:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 9379 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video: The installation of SpeedDOS in the Commodore 1541c disk drive.
2021-08-13 - 12:06:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 9377 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Back into the Storm: A Design Engineer's Story of Commodore Computers in the 1980s is a new book written by Bil Herd and Margaret Morabito. The books tells the story of a young engineer (Bil Herd) working at Commodore.
2021-08-06 - 12:19:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 9370 - Category: Commodore, Book
Z64K is a pixel exact emulation of the Commodore 128, C64, VIC20 and Atari 2600 written entirely in Java. The emulators should run on any platform with an updated Java Runtime environment. Recent changes: Improvements for modem, rs232, 1581, keyboard mapping, VIC video and CIA.
2021-08-06 - 12:06:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 9357 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
In this series about assemblers for the Commodore computer Michael Steil writes about the Commodore 6502 Assembler (6502ASM).
2021-08-06 - 12:03:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 9354 - Category: Commodore, Program
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Chris Abbott - The Little Books Of Soundchips, 8bitlegends.com, Meatloaf64, Digital Retro Park and Nostalgia Nerd: The great Commodore Brand Heist.
2021-07-30 - 12:19:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9350 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Neil Thomas has started a Kickstarter campaign to make a colouring book of retro computers. The book will have 30 famous retro computers.
2021-07-30 - 12:17:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9348 - Category: Commodore, Book
You can now watch a new YouTube video from Nostalgia Nerd. In this video: What happened to the Commodore brand-name after Commodore went bankrupt?
2021-07-30 - 12:14:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9345 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intros within your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro's are: Faith - Ballistic Diplomacy, Flashtro - Bean VS The Animator, Paradox - Wings, Oracle - Gary Linekers Hot Shot, Dual Crew - Days of Thunder, Fusion - Crazy Cars III, Crystal - Street Fighter II, Oracle - Pro Flight and Crest - Zombie Massacr.
2021-07-30 - 12:13:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9344 - Category: Commodore, Demo
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: What's really inside the Commodore 64, Commodore Information, Commodore letters to partners, Amiga A3000T Service Manual, C64 Diagnostic, DANAmiga Formatering af ny harddisk, CBMII Diagnostic Source, Reality - Unfinished Code project, Commodore Prisliste 1984-0x-17 and COMAL Handbook.
2021-07-30 - 12:11:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9342 - Category: Commodore, Book
Mike Brixius Is developing a universal power supply for all Commodore and Amiga computers. At the moment he is working on a prototype and you can follow his progress.
2021-07-30 - 12:08:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9339 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The Retro Hour is a professional Podcast made by Dan Wood & Ravi Abbott. The Retro Hour aims to help the world understand the European gaming industry. In this episode: An interview with Richard Spitalny from First Star Software (Spy vs Spy and Boulderdash).
2021-07-30 - 12:05:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 9336 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
The YouTube channel Nybbles and Bytes makes videos about retro computers. In this episode a live stream with questions and answers.
2021-07-23 - 12:15:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 9326 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
A new video from the YouTube channel Retrobits is now available. In this video the MiSTer FPGA.
2021-07-23 - 12:14:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 9325 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Editorial, Mein Leben mit dem Commodore C64, Zeta Wing, Soul Force, Odama, Anaglyph 3D, Backbone, Gemeinsam Retro-Gamen im Netzwerk, Outrage, Bernd Buchegger, Wormhole, Blind Date Gamer and Videogame-Heroes: Lemmings.
2021-07-23 - 12:08:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 9319 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The Retro Hour is a professional Podcast made by Dan Wood & Ravi Abbott. The Retro Hour aims to help the world understand the European gaming industry. In this episode: Jeff Minter and Llamasoft in the documentary Heart of Neon.
2021-07-23 - 12:04:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 9315 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Rob O'Hara has made a new podcast. The subject in this episode is the game Hardball from Accolade (1985) for the Commodore C64.
2021-07-23 - 12:01:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 9312 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Freespin is a demo for the Commodore 1541 floppy drive. Freespin generates sound/music using the floppy drive mechanic. Video is generated through the serial bus.
2021-07-16 - 12:19:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 9310 - Category: Commodore, Demo
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Micro 6502, Apsoft-64, Line Editor, Zapload 64 and VFCopy.
2021-07-16 - 12:13:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 9304 - Category: Commodore, Web page
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Exploring Adventures on the Commodore 64, Mastering the SAT, Business Systems on the Commodore 64, Data Handling on the Commodore 64 Made Easy, Spartan User's Manual, Home and Educational Computing! by Compute!, Assembly Language Subroutines for the 68000 and Filing Systems and Databases for the Commodore 64.
2021-07-16 - 12:11:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 9302 - Category: Commodore, Book
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Jeri Ellsworth - Tiltfive, Pedro Planas, TMR, Human SID Emulator, Kerberos and FM-YAM.
2021-07-16 - 12:01:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 9292 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
You can now watch a new episode of the Handson gaming podcast with Bastich B and Daz. In this episode the game Frankie Goes To Hollywood (Ocean/1985).
2021-07-09 - 12:18:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 9289 - Category: Commodore, Podcast

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