A new version of cc1541, the cross platform command line tool for the creation and editing of disk images, is now available. Changes in this version: Removed the large tail gap handling. Added configurable track skew and support for BAM messages.
2022-08-26 - 12:06:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 10493 - Category: Commodore, Program
Z64K is a pixel exact emulation of the Commodore 128, Commodore 64, VIC 20 and Atari 2600 written entirely in Java. The emulators should run on any platform with an updated Java Runtime environment. Recent changes: Improvements for the Virtual FS, disk-drive and JiffyDOS.
2022-08-19 - 12:13:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 10480 - 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: Gridiron Strategy, Disk Wizzard Modul 1988, The Commodore 64 Music Book, Graphics Converter by Cardinal Software, Cell Defense Science Notebook, CSM Program Protection Manual Volume I and Logo & More for the Commodore 64.
2022-08-19 - 12:10:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 10477 - Category: Commodore, Book
Radio Paralax is an Internet radio station with original or remixed music from computer games. The music is from the demo scene, from the C64, Amiga, NES, SNES, Sega Megadrive, Playstation etc.
2022-08-19 - 12:00:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 10467 - Category: Commodore, Music
You can now watch a video from VCF East 2022 with many former Commodore Business Machines employees: Andy Finkel, Al Charpentier, Benny Pruden, Bil Herd, Bob Russell, Cary Sagedy, Dave Esposito, Dave Haynie, Hedley Davis, Joe Myshko, Neil Harris and Von Ertwine.
2022-08-12 - 12:19:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10465 - Category: Commodore, Event
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: Lazy Jones (Terminal Software, 1984), Ivan "Ironman" Stewart's Super Off-Road (Leland Corporation, 1989), Dizzy (Codemasters, 1987) and Splat! (Incentive Software, 1983).
2022-08-12 - 12:15:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10461 - Category: Commodore, Blog
A new YouTube video from Adrian Black. This time he is repairing an Amiga 1080 monitor that was dropped on the floor.
2022-08-12 - 12:14:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10460 - Category: Commodore, Repair
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: Martin Edmonson: Shadow of The Beast, Destruction Derby and Driver, WinAMP, Final fight, Space War, Compound and Pinball Fantasies.
2022-08-12 - 12:06:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10452 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Here is a video of a vintage online Spelling Bee that was held in the Q-Link Tutoring Center in 1987. Margaret Morabito, the designer and director of the Tutoring Center, recorded this real-time spelling bee and has put it into a 12 minute video for those of you who are interested in looking back in time and seeing a bit of what Commodore users were doing on Q-Link.
2022-08-05 - 12:20:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10443 - Category: Commodore, Video
Old School Gamer is a magazine for retro consoles gamers. In this (free) edition: iiRcade, Mortal Kombat History, The Genesis - Jeff Peters, Mortal Kombat Artist Stories, Long Live Mortal Kombat, 100 Greatest Console Games, Combat before Mortal Kombat, Pinball, End of Days: Atari 520ST and Retro Gaming Events.
2022-08-05 - 12:15:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10438 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
Mark Sawicki has made a new video. In this video Mark shows how to repair a Commodore 1084 monitor with a bad flyback transformer.
2022-08-05 - 12:01:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10424 - Category: Commodore, Repair
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Improvements for gw read, gw convert and fallback. Support for Kryoflux info block.
2022-08-05 - 12:00:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10423 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The Curse of Rabenstein is a graphic adventure from Stefan Vogt. This special (point & click) edition is made to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Commodore C64. The game is available for C64, Plus/4, CPC, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari ST, MSX1, MSX2, DOS and PC.
2022-07-29 - 12:18:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10421 - Category: Commodore, Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Lär dig programmera Commodore VIC 64 Steg för Steg GRAFIK Fjärde boken, The Commodore 64 Kernal and Hardware Revealed and Amiga Info 1993, 30/4, May, 1/7, 23/8.
2022-07-29 - 12:17:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10420 - Category: Commodore, Book
The Commodore Show is a podcast for all Commodore users. In this episode: Repairing the Commodore C64 by replacing capacitors, voltage regulators and chips.
2022-07-29 - 12:15:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10418 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
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 the browser. The most recent flashtro's are:Cytax - dos manager and Flashtro - duckstroma.
2022-07-29 - 12:12:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10415 - Category: Commodore, Demo
Back In Time is a 2-day event dedicated to the great music of retro games from the golden era on the Commodore 64 and Amiga. As usual there will be live acts, DJ's and sid's and mods in all their glory!
2022-07-29 - 12:08:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10411 - Category: Commodore, Event
Tentelian Retro is a YouTube channel for retro computer users (German language). In this episode: Holger shows his personal Computek joystick collection.
2022-07-22 - 12:18:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10400 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
You can now look at the official compilation diskette from the Reset 64 magazine 4 kB Craptastic game competition.
2022-07-22 - 12:11:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10393 - Category: Commodore, Competition
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Support for new IMG formats: ibm.1680, ibm.dmf, akai.800, akai.1600, ensoniq.800 and ensoniq.1600. Improvements for FM/MFM.
2022-07-22 - 12:03:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10385 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Return magazine is a German printed magazine for classic computers and consoles. In this edition: The A500 Mini, WHDLoad, Amiga: Eine Erfolgsgeschichte aus der Not geboren, Interview mit Jeff Porter und Dave Haynie, Neue Amiga-Spiele der letzten 10 Jahre, Demos auf dem Amiga, Aktuelle Amiga-Zeitschriften, 39 Jahre Competition Pro, Amiga VS Atari, Thalion, Instant Remedy, Moonstone, Amiga 500, Commodore - The Amiga Years and Dr.Future: Lost Patrol.
2022-07-15 - 12:10:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10372 - 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: The Professor Manual, Label Wizard, Quest for Quintana Roo Instructions, Rock-N-Rhythm Manual, Go-Sprite Instructions, The Baker Street Kids, Disc Disector V5 Box, The Disk Surgeon Manual, DiskPatch Manual and SuperCat Disk Catalog Manual.
2022-07-15 - 12:09:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10371 - Category: Commodore, Book
You can now watch videos from CLASS 2022 - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show: Bernardo - Vampire 500, Roach - C64 Religious games, DiNunzio - PET 2001 Music, Bernacchia - Art in Amiga game screens, Goedeken - C64 Demos, Rifkin - Amiga Music apps, Kress - 8/16-bit Music and Van Pelt - GigaCAD-to-Blender.
2022-07-15 - 12:08:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10370 - Category: Commodore, Event
Retrohax has written a blog about replacing old ROM chips with a more modern ROM chip with the help of an adapter. The original design is from Nicolas Welte and is now available as a DIY kit.
2022-07-15 - 12:00:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10362 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new episode of the FairLight TV YouTube channel. In this episode: Bacchus talks about Commodore 8-bit disk drives.
2022-07-08 - 12:14:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10356 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
You can watch a new video from the Basic Bites YouTube channel. In this episode how to connect a Commodore disk drive to your Windows PC, and using OpenCBM & NIBTOOLS.
2022-07-08 - 12:10:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10352 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
ZuluSCSI is a SCSI to SD-card interface. The ZuluSCSI can emulate a SCSI (1 &2) hard disk or CD-ROM drive and stores the data on a SD-card.
2022-07-08 - 12:05:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10347 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
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! - Personal Journeys, Apple II Incider - Super Mario Bros. and Dragon's Lair, StarTropics (NES) - See the Southern Cross for the First Time, SMS Memories: Mastering Friendship, Peripheral Paradise, The Unsung Brilliance of Super Mario Bros. 2 (USA), Eleven More Retro Characters for the Next Super Smash Bros., Caught On Film - Tron (1982) Forty Years of Fighting For the User, Retrogaming Ceramics,Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
2022-07-08 - 12:03:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10345 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
Delve!: The Goblin's Grotto is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer. The game is developed by Ant Stiller and Cal Skuthorpe. In the game you must defeat the goblins and collect the potion bottles.
2022-07-08 - 12:02:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10344 - Category: Commodore, Game
Denise is a cycle accurate and platform independent C64 / Amiga emulator. This emulator is developed by piciji. The recent changes are: Improvements for tape loading sounds, UI, disk loading sounds, joysticks and added a Spanish translation.
2022-07-08 - 12:01:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10343 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: 1930 VGA Color Monitor, The Commodore 64 Music Book, The Advanced Commodore 64 Handbook, Logo and more for the Commodore 64, EGA Wonder Operations Manual, MPS1200 User's guide, C16 Machine Language for the absolute beginner and Citizen 120-D User's Manual.
2022-07-01 - 12:18:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10340 - Category: Commodore, Book
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: Synergy - Risky Woods, The Undertakers - Sherman M4, Rog - Vision Factory, Tycoons - Crazy Sue, ROG - Star Wars and ROG - Bobs.
2022-07-01 - 12:13:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10335 - Category: Commodore, Demo
You can now watch a new video from the Arctic retro YouTube channel. In this video the repair of a Commodore 1540 disk drive.
2022-07-01 - 12:08:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10330 - Category: Commodore, Repair
You can now watch a new YouTube video from Steve Guidi. In this video Steve talks about building a replica of an Commodore 1581 disk drive.
2022-07-01 - 12:06:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10328 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
UNI-joy started a Kickstarter campaign to make the UNITHOR. A brand new joystick for retro computers.
2022-07-01 - 12:05:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10327 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Z64K is a pixel exact emulation of the Commodore 128, Commodore 64, VIC 20 and Atari 2600 written entirely in Java. The emulators should run on any platform with an updated Java Runtime environment. Recent changes: Improvements for VDC, Mouse, c1541, c1571, g71, C128 chargen ROM and IMD.
2022-07-01 - 12:02:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10324 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
Luigi Di Fraia has made a new YouTube video. In this video Luigi shows a new version of CBM Flux Studio.
2022-06-24 - 12:05:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10307 - Category: Commodore, Program
Arok is an annual demo scene event (01-03 July 2022) for retro computer and video game console fans. This is the oldest gathering of this kind in Hungary, organized for the 22nd time now. It attracts over 150 enthusiasts to Ajka/Hungary from all around Europe.

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2022-06-24 - 12:00:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10302 - Category: Commodore, Event
You can now watch the TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group) April meeting. This time Kevin Vance talks about his Pico 64 Cartridge.
2022-06-17 - 12:18:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10300 - Category: Commodore, Event
Denise is a cycle accurate and platform independent C64 / Amiga emulator. This emulator is developed by piciji. The recent changes are: Improvements for newtronics drive, FPS counter, rendering, sync, scrolling, window size, datassette, auto fire and support for FreeDSB / MacOS M1.
2022-06-17 - 12:16:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10298 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about creating Commodore tapes for the Datassette.
2022-06-17 - 12:14:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10296 - 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: Moog Song Producter Technical Service Information, SECC Sioux Empire Commodore Club, 6502 Professional Development System Instruction Manual, President Elect Manual, The Speris Legacy Manual, Gadget II Carolina, Blitz Basic 2.1 User's Guide and Blast Off with BASIC Games for you Commodore 64.
2022-06-17 - 12:10:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10292 - Category: Commodore, Book
JSIDPlay is a Commodore C64, cycle-exact, emulator optimized for SID sound reproduction. It is also a SID player for music collections like HVSC and CGSC. Changes in this version: Improvements for USB drivers, SID Recordings, SID Player, Live videos and C64 Jukebox.

JSIDDevice v4.6
2022-06-17 - 12:07:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10289 - Category: Commodore, Program
The Commodore Los Angeles Super Show will be held on 25 & 26 June 2022 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.

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2022-06-17 - 12:01:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10283 - Category: Commodore, Event
Old School Gamer is a magazine for retro consoles gamers. In this (free) edition: The retro computers of the 80s such as the: Commodore C64, Tandy-1000, Apple II, etc.
2022-06-10 - 12:10:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10270 - 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: Milk Race (Mastertronic, 1987) and The Island of Dr. Destructo (Mastertronic, 1987).
2022-06-10 - 12:07:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10267 - Category: Commodore, Game
In this video from Hey Birt! the refurbishment of a Commodore 1581 disk drive. Birt also found a problem with reading and writing to the diskette.
2022-06-10 - 12:06:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10266 - Category: Commodore, Repair
ReMETA is a diskette magazine for the Commodore C64. In this episode: Moonshine Dragons 2022.
2022-06-10 - 12:01:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10261 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The Core32 is a device that emulates a Datassette for the Commodore 8-bits computers (Commodore PET, C64, VIC20 & Plus/4). The Core32 stores the files on a Micro SD card and can connect via Wi-Fi to a PC.
2022-06-10 - 12:00:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10260 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The web page Scene World had an interview with David Pleasance. David worked for Commodore and talks about his book "Commodore - The Inside Story" (German translation).
2022-06-03 - 12:19:00 - Week: 22 - Item number: 10257 - Category: Commodore, Interview

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