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BMC64 is a C64, C128, VIC20, Plus/4 and PET emulator for the Raspberry Pi. Recent updates: Added davej's CRT shader and improvements for PET video and audio.
2020-03-27 - 12:18:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7937 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Amiga Release 2, Using the System Software, FlashFloppy OSD Adapter, Heroes of the Lance, Pool of Radiance, Loom, Homemade magazines, Schematics for Commodore 16v AC Adapter, AmigaExpo Exhibition Flyer, Commodore Händler-Verzeichnis, Eye of the Beholder, Pagefox, Airborne Ranger, Vi og VIC, Commodore Amiga 500 Power Supply schematic, Commodore Amiga 500 Netzteil, Ferrari Formula One, Diskette Diagnostic Manual 1571 Version 1.0 Preliminary, Amiga 4000 Pilot Production Release #300 and Amtorsoft Operations Manual for the VIC-20 and COM-64.
2020-03-27 - 12:11:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7930 - Category: Commodore, Web page
If you are in Ramsgate in the United Kingdom don't forget to visit the Micro Museum. The Museum is run by Carol and Mike Deer.
2020-03-27 - 12:08:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7927 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
C64 Studio is an assembly development environment which is dependent on VICE. You can write assembly code and test this with the VICE emulator. Recent changes: Improvements for the Charset screen editor, PETSCII editor, !hex, Files, C64Debugger, Map Editor, !mediasrc, Export and Character Editor.
2020-03-27 - 12:02:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7921 - Category: Commodore, Program
Ravi is taking a look at the boardgame Civitas Nihilium. This game has been made with the help of an Amiga computer.
2020-03-20 - 12:14:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7913 - Category: Commodore, Game
DirMaster is a Windows-based GUI tool useful for the management of emulator formats such as: .d64, .d81, .t64, etc. as well as archival formats such as .arc, .sda, .lnx, etc. New in this version: Improvements for BAM, 40 track disks and PrologicDOS disk-names.
2020-03-20 - 12:03:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7902 - Category: Commodore, Program
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Programmeren van de 6502, 64 Doctor, Twin Cities 128, Amiga OS 3.1 ARexx, 35 ausgesuchte Spiele fur Ihren Commodore 64, Problem Solving and Structured Programming in BASIC, Problem Solving and Structured Programming in PASCAL, Programming the Commodore 64 The Definitive Guide, Micro Music for the Commodore 64 and BBC Computer, Games for your Commodore 64, AMTORSOFT Cart SYS32768 Kantronics, HAMtext Kantronics, Shadowfire Operators Manual and CP|M Techniques.
2020-03-13 - 12:14:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7893 - Category: Commodore, Web page
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Twin Cities 128/64, Forms Maker and Filler User Manual, Forecast - Your at Home Weather Station Guide, Forecaster Manual, Font Master File Converter Addendum, Font Master User Manual, Font Master II User Manual, Font Master II Quick Reference Guide, Font Master 128 Manual, Font Master 128 Quick Reference, Fleet System 4 User Guide and Fleet System 3 Thesaurus Addendum.
2020-03-13 - 12:12:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7891 - Category: Commodore, Web page
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: Video game piracy.
2020-03-13 - 12:01:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7880 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
The COREi64web page offers a IEEE "L" RRIOT daughterboard. This board makes it possible to replace the original RRIOT chip with a standard 6532 RRIOT chip and an EPROM with the specific code for the device. The following disk drives are supported: 2040, 3040, 4040, 8050, 8250, 8250-LP and the SFD-1001.
2020-03-06 - 12:17:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7876 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
There is a new Kickstarter campaign for a book about retro game platforms. The articles in this book are: Retro events, Stephen Wrenn Smith, Scene World, THEC64, ZX NEXT, Sega, Victor Parada, Gunnar Kanold, Carleton Handley, Israel Roman, Ryan Burger, Santiago Ontanon and many game reviews.
2020-03-06 - 12:14:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7873 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
In this episode of the Retro Asylum Podcast: Chris, and Mads discuss the 1990 game classic Loom from LucasArts.
2020-03-06 - 12:12:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7871 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
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: Ian Grieve from Psygnosis and the games like Shadow of The Beast, G-Police, Microcosm and Colony Wars.
2020-03-06 - 12:06:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7865 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
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! - Capcom USA, Don's Desk - Namco Museum / Galagon, A New Forecast For the Intellivision Amico, Continuing a Retrogaming Dynasty - Shenmue III, The Controller Chronicles - Power Glove (NES), Video Game Haiku, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
2020-03-06 - 12:04:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7863 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
Ms Mad Lemon is building a SIDBoombox. She is combining a modern SID player and a 80s portable radio cassette player. You can follow the progress on her YouTube channel.
2020-02-28 - 12:16:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7855 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Nostalgia Nerd visited a large home computer museum in the Netherlands. This museum specializes in home computers from 1977 to 2005. And of course there are many Commodore and Amiga computers on display.

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2020-02-28 - 12:12:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7851 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Sprite Grafik med Comal på Commodore, Hypra Tape Modul, Conflict Europe manual Amiga, Anarchy game manual, DigiView User's Manual Software Version 4.0, Commodore 1802 User's Manual, Technical Manual Commodore 1801 Monitor, Commodore 4023 1526 Technical Manual, Terminalbord Model TB-7, Pirates, Commodore Printer MPS 801, Epyx Fastload RELOADED Quick Guide, RGCD, BTX Decoder Modul II, GEOS Bedienungshandbuch, Commodore 1351 User's Manual, Commodore 1351 User's Manual, Amiga Anwender-Handbuch, Amiga Oberon Compiler, Textomat Plus 64, Simons BASIC Modul Version, Het printer boek voor de Commodore printers and PEEK & POKE Adressenboek.
2020-02-28 - 12:07:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7846 - Category: Commodore, Web page
A new video from Iz8dwf. In this video: The use of a NOP generator as a repair tool for boards with a MOS6502 or Zilog Z80 processor.
2020-02-28 - 12:06:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7845 - Category: Commodore, Repair
BASIC 10Liners 2020 is a competition for making a game in BASIC with only 10 lines of code. The rules are: The computer system must be 8-bit, the BASIC is line orientated and there is no machine code allowed. There are three categories: 80, 120 or 256 characters per line.
2020-02-21 - 12:15:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7837 - Category: Commodore, Competition
The YouTube channel Nybbles and Bytes makes videos about retro computers. In this episode: Jump and Subroutine Instructions.
2020-02-21 - 12:14:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7836 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Ovesen.net is making new video series about using the user-port of the Commodore C64 to control devices.
2020-02-21 - 12:12:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7834 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Stewart Wilson from Subchrist Software released a new version of CharPad. With this (Windows) program you can edit your own characters. Changes in this version: Improvements for Image import, Text export, Map editor and the Tile editor.
2020-02-21 - 12:09:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7831 - Category: Commodore, Program
V1541Commander is a program for the Commodore C64. Features: Read and write D64, 40/42 tracks, SpeedDOS, DolphinDOS and PrologicDOS, import / export, ZipCode and LyNX. Changes in this version: Drag & Drop support and improvements for the UI.
2020-02-21 - 12:07:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7829 - Category: Commodore, Program
Eight Feet Under is a text-adventure that was a bonus game for the game Hibernated. The game is now available for C64, Plus/4, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, MSX and the PC.
2020-02-21 - 12:03:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7825 - Category: Commodore, Game
The JoyDivision is an Atari style joystick to USB converted, developed by Stefan Blixth. Changes in this version: Support for the THEC64 and the Edu Arana joystick adapter.
2020-02-21 - 12:00:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7822 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Morse Coach, Touch Point Graphics Tablet, The Body Transparent, Temperature Lab Experimenters, Biology Quiz Humans, Picture Parts, Quickbyte-II, Commodore MAX, CP/M-80 Programmer's Guide, Where in the USA is Carmen SanDiego, Fordors USA, The Commodore Compenduim, Commodore Pet Users Club, Programming the Commodore 64, Hacker, Microtronics M-65 HAM Interface, Peek & Poke Westbrook, Computer File Central Kentucky, WCUG User Amuser Westmoreland and The CHCUG Interface.
2020-02-14 - 12:16:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7819 - Category: Commodore, Web page
A new video from Adrian Black. This time the repair of a Commodore 1541 disk drive.
2020-02-14 - 12:15:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7818 - Category: Commodore, Repair
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Cassiopei v2.0 PETSCII Video Player, Cassiopei v2.0 - PETSCII Video Converter v1.0.0.5, Bangs & Crashes Manual, AwardWare Manual, BackBit, Action Replay DemoMaker Manual, Cassiopei v2.0 - BBS Terminal Beta, The Everything Book for Commodore Computers, The Commodore Compendium, Commodore 64 Whole Memory Guide, Denise, Math Challenge 128, Attitude and V1541Commander.
2020-02-14 - 12:14:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7817 - Category: Commodore, Web page
Popular Retro is a English magazine for the retro computer user. In this edition: Retro News, Cereal Fillers, Crossword, Masters of the Universe: A Comic Book History, Spot-the-Difference, Ocean on the Oric, Word Search, Chicken-Heads-Up!, THEC64 F.A.Q and Puzzle Answers (3).
2020-02-07 - 12:00:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7784 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Directory Opus, Source code listing for Commodore 1571 Disk Operating System and Controller Routines, Service Manual for Commodore DPS 1120 matrix printer, Amiga External Drive 1010 Assembly Level Repair, PET BASIC Version 2.2 Source Code Listing for Commodore 10/16/64, Amiga 1081 Monitor Schematic, Schematics for Amiga Power Supply, European Version Model CA1000PS/EC, Schematics for Amiga External Drive, 5.25", Battletech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception manuals and Deep Space.
2020-01-31 - 12:19:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7783 - Category: Commodore, Web page
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Welle:Erdball, Jim Drew's Keycaps, 8-Bit Show & Tell, CPC Contest, Paprium, Witcher 508i, Chuck Peddle, Randy Seuss, Wolfgang Back, Vaughan Oliver, Afterlife BBS, Sam's Journey, MEGA65, Super Turrican Winter Holiday Medley, C64.tv, FriendOS, Nano SwinSID and SoundMonitor 1.0.
2020-01-31 - 12:13:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7777 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: An interview with Trevor Dickinson, live from Amiga Ireland.
2020-01-24 - 12:07:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 7753 - Category: Commodore, Interview
Iz8dwf has made a video of the repair of a 1541 disk drive motherboard. This time a few small components were defective.
2020-01-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 7752 - Category: Commodore, Repair
The web page Scene magazines has had an update. The collection now has scene magazines from 942 groups.
2020-01-24 - 12:03:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 7749 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
Jan Beta is building an adapter to connect a digital joystick to an USB. With this adaptor you can use your favourite joystick for example on TheC64 Mini / Maxi.
2020-01-17 - 12:23:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 7743 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Peek & Poke Westbrook, Computer File Central Kentucky, WCUG User Amuser Westmoreland, The CHCUG Interface, 3-D World 64 - Editron Software Systems, 1985 Tax Return Helper (KSOFT), HamText Cart, Turbo 232 Interface Manual, 1571 Clone Machine Manual, Parameters-R-Us, Burst Nibbler, Elite-V4 Manual Kracker Jax, Red Beards Disk Cracking Arsenal, Mirror Disk Copier V3.3 Manual, Parameter-X-Ref Instructions Kracker-Jax, Random Access, War in Middle Earth Instruction Manual, Virgin-Games Free Games, Keyboard Controlled Sequencer Users Guide, The Infinate Loop 64/128, 64 Accounting Owner's Manual, Home Journal 64 Manual, BetterWorking Word Publisher Manual and Packende Spiele für Ihren Commodore 64.
2020-01-17 - 12:22:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 7742 - Category: Commodore, Web page
Denise is a cycle accurate and platform independent C64 / Amiga emulator. This emulator is developed by piciji. The recent changes are: Added EasyFlash support and a Japanese translation. Improvements for screenshots, disk drive, RF Modulation, fast-forward mode, joystick and savestate.
2020-01-17 - 12:15:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 7735 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
MiSTer is a port of well-known MiST project, but with a larger FPGA and a faster ARM. Examples of "cores" are: Commodore PET, VIC20, C16, Plus/4, C64 and the Amiga. The recent changes are: Improvements for C1541, joysticks 3/4, Minimig, mouse, PET2001, TG68K, HDMI and SDRAM.
2020-01-17 - 12:08:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 7728 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The Commodore Los Angeles Super Show will be held on April 25 & 26, 2020 in Chatsworth, 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.
2020-01-17 - 12:07:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 7727 - Category: Commodore, Event
KiloByte magazine is a pdf magazine (English language) for 8-bit home computers and game consoles. In this edition: The art of floppy disk sleeves, Squeezing electrons, Collecting craze, The queen's footsteps, Prepper os, Tweet it, One man and his banjo, Cry me a valley and Pedal to the metal.
2020-01-10 - 12:17:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7715 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
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: Dragonfire (Imagic, 1982) and Slicks 'n' Slide (Digital Footmark, 1993-2017).
2020-01-10 - 12:14:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7712 - Category: Commodore, Blog
In this episode of the Retro Asylum Podcast: Mads, Chris, and Dean talk about the classic Matthew Smith game: Manic Miner.
2020-01-10 - 12:08:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7706 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Petscii Cola is a program for the PC that makes it possible to draw pictures with PETSCII characters. The program is developed by TheTom.
2020-01-10 - 12:03:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7701 - Category: Commodore, Program
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! - Parker Brothers (2) - The Board Games, A Post-Holiday Idea Guide For Retrogaming Purchases, Game Tunes - Vic Viper - Launch (2016), Galaga's Top Pilot at Galaga Forum, Walter Day's Gaming Superstars Volume One, Happy Australian 20th Anniversary and Japanese 21st Anniversary, Sega Dreamcast!, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
2020-01-10 - 12:01:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7699 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
A new version of VICE (Versatile Commodore Emulator) is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for Autostart, Snapshot, Monitor, vdrive, C128 MMU, C128 VDC, VIC, VICII, SID and 6510. Added: MAX Basic cartridge and more keymaps.
2020-01-03 - 12:17:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 7690 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
On December 15, 2019 Chuck Peddle passed away at the age of 82. Chuck was an American electrical engineer best known as the main designer of the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor, as well as the KIM-1.
2019-12-27 - 13:21:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7672 - Category: Commodore, KIM-1, PET, CBM
CBM Tape Pi makes it possible to transfer programs to and from a Commodore computer via the cassette port. A Rapberry Pi is used as an emulator for the Datassette. Changes in this version: Read/write directly from/to SD, and support for the Raspberry Pi 2.
2019-12-27 - 13:19:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7670 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from Doktor64. This time he shows how to repair a power connector on a 1541 diskdrive. He also shows how to replace the transformer with a SMPS.
2019-12-27 - 13:13:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7664 - Category: Commodore, Repair
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Amiga A500/A2000 Diagnostic Kit User's Manual and Commodore 64 MicroGuide.
2019-12-27 - 13:09:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7660 - Category: Commodore, Web page
This time a number of small projects from Retrohax: 1084S case repair, GOTEK, A500 case repair and custom paint and a Commodore Plus/4 joystick repair.
2019-12-27 - 13:00:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7651 - Category: Commodore, Repair