A new edition of the Commodore Free magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, Morcambe and Retro, CEX (Complete Entertainment eXchange), News, Why did we use tape, SID software, Vic games review, Amok Vic 20, Super Amok, Bezerk 2010, Soundpaint and Alternitaves.
2023-12-01 - 12:20:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11895 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Word Perfect Printing Guide and Programmering i BASIC.
2023-12-01 - 12:19:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11894 - 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 the browser. The most recent flashtro's are: Flasht-Ross -The Plague and Flashtro - Frogger 500.
2023-12-01 - 12:09:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11884 - Category: Commodore, Demo
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: Enabled the tape recording for the VIC20 computer.
2023-12-01 - 12:02:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11877 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: New formats: DCP and DIM. And improvements for image import and flux reading.
2023-12-01 - 12:01:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11876 - Category: Commodore, Program
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a look at the new Raspberry Pi 5. The Raspberry Pi 5 can be used as a desktop computer, but also as a platform for emulating retro-computers.
2023-11-24 - 12:13:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11867 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch the November 16, 2023 TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group) meeting on YouTube. Special guest: Jeri Ellsworth.
2023-11-24 - 12:09:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11863 - Category: Commodore, Event
Retrohax has written a blog about cleaning and modifying a set of 10 Wico Boss joysticks. If you want to modify your own Wico Boss joystick, you can use the STL files for 3D-printing the new parts.
2023-11-24 - 12:07:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11861 - Category: Commodore, Repair
Keir Fraser released a new version of the Greaseweazle hardware. The new features are: New PCB with better mounting holes, USB-C port and input protection (ESD, overcurrent).
2023-11-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11860 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: An interview with Richard Löwenstein (Spieleschreiber). He's very well known for his Amiga game Reshoot Proxima 3 or Reshoot R and being an editor for Amiga Joker.
2023-11-24 - 12:03:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11857 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
Return magazine is a German printed magazine for classic computers and consoles. In this edition: Gargoyle's Quest, Veggies vs Undead, Wonder Boy, Castle Escape, Grimace's Birthday, The Computer & Games Museum Helmond, Koutetsu Yousai Strahl, The History of Copy Protection, Drive Alternatives for the CPC, Dango Dash, Mortal Kombat 3, Mega Man Battle Network and Super Mario RPG.
2023-11-24 - 12:01:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11855 - 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: 90's Gaming & Computer Magazines.
2023-11-24 - 12:00:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11854 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Micro World MW701a Power Supply Schematic, Captain Blood Manual, Summer Games Instruction Manual, Abacus Super Pascal Manual, GPIO Tracker v1.0, PuzzlePanic Instruction Manual, PITSTOP II Instruction Manual, Winter Games Instruction Manual, Ultimate Wizard Manual, Jumpman Instruction Manual, Into the Eagles Nest Manual, Action Service Manual, Compute!'s Commodore Collection, Compute!'s Machine Language for Beginners, Commodore 64 Step-by-Step Programming Book 1, 2, 3 & 4, Adventures in Colorland: Space Sagas, Adventure Master Program Guide and A Bee C's Manual.
2023-11-17 - 12:18:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11850 - 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: La Bible du Commodore 128, Commodore 128D Introductory Guide, Commodore 128 Guide Systeme, Commodore 64 Manuel, Commodore 64 BASIC Programs in Minutes, The Commodore 64 Book of Sounds and Graphics, The Guide to Commodore 64 Software and The Commodore 64 for Kids of all Ages.
2023-11-17 - 12:14:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11846 - Category: Commodore, Book
You can now listen to a new episode of the Retro Asylum Podcast. In this episode: The RA team takes a look at the game Bruce Lee on different retro computers.
2023-11-17 - 12:11:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11843 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a more detailed look at the MasterTracker for the Commodore 1541 disk drive. With the MasterTracker you can view track data, density and much more.
2023-11-10 - 12:18:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 11829 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
During the next TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group) meeting, there will be an interview with Jeri Ellsworth. You can join the Zoom meeting on November 16th 2023.
2023-11-10 - 12:03:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 11814 - Category: Commodore, Interview
RECOIL is a viewer of pictures in native formats of Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari Portfolio, Atari ST, Atari Falcon, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum computers. The program is available for Andriod, Windows and Linux or as plugin for XnView, Imagine or Paint.NET. New in this version: PIC v2, PETSCII BOT (PBOT), C64 OS screenshot v2 (PET), Commodore Grafix (CGX), PC-88: KTY and KT4.
2023-11-10 - 12:01:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 11812 - Category: Commodore, Program
Mark Sawicki has made a new video for his YouTube channel. In this video, Mark installs and test the LumaCode VIC-II-dizer for the Commodore C64 computer. With the LumaCode VIC-II-dizer and a compatible up-scaler device, you can get an HDMI signal from your C64.
2023-11-03 - 12:18:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 11809 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Arthur Jordison has released a new version of CBM prg Studio. Changes in this version: Improvements for Project Explorer, Debugger, Watch directive, Decimal mode and Breakpoints.
2023-11-03 - 12:11:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 11802 - Category: Commodore, Program
Robin Harbron made a new YouTube video. This time he talks about the secret PETSCII- message on the cover of the 1984 solo album IF THEN from Björn Skifs.
2023-11-03 - 12:07:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 11798 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Tekno Amiga Elektronik Skolen Grundbog, Tekno Amiga Haandbog and Tekno Amiga Manual.
2023-10-27 - 12:15:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11786 - 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 the browser. The most recent flashtro's are: Network - Super C, Quartex - Top Wrestling Preview, Flashtro - Reshoot 3, Thrust & Quadlite - Intro and Flashtro - Boxx 2, 3 & 4.
2023-10-27 - 12:12:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11783 - Category: Commodore, Demo
Ben from the Nordischsound YouTube channel is making SID music on the Commodore C64 computer. The latest addations are: Ski or Die, Mario World - Ghost House, C64 Chiptune Goat tracker tutorial (3), Mega Man 2 Metal Man, Outrun 2 - Risky Ride, Secret of Mana - Angel's Fear, Buddy Holly - Learning the Game, Richtig Party! - Held - Gothic II and Outrun - Magical Sound Shower.
2023-10-27 - 12:08:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11779 - Category: Commodore, Music
Linus Akesson has already made a number of musical instruments, based Commodore devices. This time he uses four modified Commodore Datassettes to play a song.
2023-10-27 - 12:06:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11777 - Category: Commodore, Music
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 Aric Wilmunder (SCUMM Engine).
2023-10-27 - 12:00:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 11771 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
David Youd wrote a puzzle book for people who like to use the 6502 assembly-language. There are 64 examples of 6502 code without an explanation, and the task is to understand out what the code does. If you can’t find the answer, there is an explanation in the back of the book.
2023-10-20 - 12:17:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11766 - Category: Commodore, Book
Stinger is a new game for the Commodore PET/CBM, VIC20, Plus/4, C64 and C128 computer, developed by Fabrizio Caruso. The game is a shooter game with power-ups, 6 different levels, 5 different enemies, and several items to pick up.
2023-10-20 - 12:16:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11765 - Category: Commodore, Game
Robin Harbron made a new YouTube video. This time he talks about the hidden logos in games from the software company Electronic Arts.
2023-10-20 - 12:07:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11756 - Category: Commodore, Game
There is a new YouTube video available from Doktor64. This time, he shows how to clean and test a Quick Shot II Plus joystick.
2023-10-20 - 12:06:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11755 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new episode of the FairLight TV YouTube channel. In this episode: Bacchus tells us about using DumpDiff.
2023-10-20 - 12:04:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11753 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
InsaneDruid has made a replacement printed circuit board for the Competition pro mini and pro star mini joysticks, to easily replace failing microswitches.
2023-10-20 - 12:01:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11750 - 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 Ross Tregenza, who made music for games such as TimeSplitters, Crysis, and Team Sonic Racing.
2023-10-20 - 12:00:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 11749 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a first look at the MasterTracker for the Commodore 1541 disk drive. With the MasterTracker you can view track data, density and much more.
2023-10-13 - 12:20:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11748 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Commodore 64 Troubleshooting and Repair Guide, Clone Machine for the 1571, The Hitchhikers Guide to GEOS, The Official GEOS Programmer's Reference Guide, How to Get the Most out of GEOS, GEOS Inside and Out, Color 64 BBS, Magic Mouse, EBBS 64, Better Working Power C, CMD Turbo232 User's Guide and The KoalaPad Book.
2023-10-13 - 12:18:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11746 - Category: Commodore, Program
LukHash makes music with the help of retro computers like the Commodore C64 and the Amiga. His new album is called Virtual Burnout and has the following music: Keygen, Video Games, Amiga, The Kingdom, Virtual Burnout, Alone Together, 8-Bit Warrior, Cyberpunx, Invaders, Shooting Star, Demoscene, Modchips and Robot Uprising.
2023-10-13 - 12:17:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11745 - Category: Commodore, Music
Tom Lokovic wrote a comprehensive blog about the Commodore 1351 mouse. He writes about how the mouse works and how you can repair or improve it.
2023-10-13 - 12:10:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11738 - Category: Commodore, Information
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: VIC-20 User's Association, ICPUG, The Infinite Loop 64/128, Facsimle Manual and Alcazar The Forgotten Fortress Instructions.
2023-10-13 - 12:09:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11737 - Category: Commodore, Book
SID Factory II is a cross-platform editor for composing music that will play on a Commodore C64 computer. SID Factory II uses the reSID emulator and is still in development.
2023-10-13 - 12:01:00 - Week: 41 - Item number: 11729 - Category: Commodore, Program
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: Yie Ar Kung-Fu (Konami, 1984/1985) and Scuba Dive (Durell, 1983).
2023-10-06 - 12:16:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 11723 - Category: Commodore, Game
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video, Jan talks about the Commodore 797D calculator, takes a look inside and cleans the contacts of the switches.
2023-10-06 - 12:15:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 11722 - Category: Commodore, Repair
Furnace is a chiptune tracker for the PC (Linux, MacOS and Windows). Furnace can make chiptunes for almost every 8/16 bit retro computer including the Commodore PET, VIC20, C64, Plus/4 and the Amiga.
2023-10-06 - 12:09:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 11716 - Category: Commodore, Program
You can watch a new YouTube video from Bil Herd. In this video, Bil, June and Albert Charpentier talk with Jeff Schaap about the new documentary I Adore My 64.
2023-10-06 - 12:08:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 11715 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
You can now watch the videos from the most recent online meeting of the Commodore Users Europe. The topics are: The PET CBM diagnostic clip - Sven Petersen, Gekko Amiga emulator - Gennaro Gekko Coda, PET light cycles - Jessica Petersen, I adore my 64 - Jeff Schaap and pl/0 compiler in BASIC on C64 - Marc Dendooven.
2023-10-06 - 12:07:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 11714 - Category: Commodore, Event
It’s an 8-bit world, and we’re 8-bit girls, it’s true, oh yeah
It’s an 8-bit world, and we’re 8-bit girls, it’s true, yeah

6502

Now I got this chip from MOS
Coding BASIC like a boss
This RF-jack what's it for?
Hooking up my Commodore

6502
2023-09-29 - 12:19:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11706 - Category: Commodore, Music
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Jeff Schaap - I adore my 64, Männerquatsch Podcast - Gamescom 2023, Cyberpunk 2077, F-Zero 99, Remute's PC DOS music album, QIXSCII, Retro Computing Festival 2023, Clock Signal Multi-Platform Emulator, IcyTerm, Giana Power Edition 2023 and Starfield.
2023-09-29 - 12:17:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11704 - 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: Flashtro - Boxx 4 V 1.04, Flashtro - Boxx 3 remake v1.0, Flashtro - Boxx 2 remake V1.0, Flashtro - Oooze, Progress - High Seas Trader and Jism - Intro.
2023-09-29 - 12:14:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11701 - Category: Commodore, Demo
Denise is a cycle accurate and platform independent C64 / Amiga emulator. This emulator is developed by piciji. The recent changes are: Improvements on the Amiga for files, disk drives, Wasapi, accuracy and speed, and added DMS, EXE and RTC. Improvements on the C64 for multi SID, and added the cartridges: Dinamic, Diashow Maker and Super Snapshot V5.
2023-09-29 - 12:11:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11698 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
You can now watch a new YouTube video from TPUG (Toronto PET Users Group). In this video, Jeff Schaap with a talk about his new film project: I Adore My 64.
2023-09-29 - 12:08:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11695 - Category: Commodore, Interview
The Commodore Free webpage is back online. And a new issue is in the process of being written, Nigel Parker is currently collecting news and stories.
2023-09-29 - 12:06:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 11693 - Category: Commodore, Magazine