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Retrohax is doing one more refurbishment on an old Computer. This time it is a badly neglected Commodore C64.
2020-02-21 - 12:16:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7838 - Category: C64, 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
AutoDocViewer is a program for the Amiga that is developed by Glenn Hisdal and Costel Mincea. Features: ReAction GUI, read autodoc files, search and print.
2020-02-21 - 12:13:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7835 - Category: Amiga, Program
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
Mark Sawicki has made a video about the Keelog power supply replacement for the Commodore C64.
2020-02-21 - 12:11:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7833 - Category: C64, Podcast
Jan Beta has made a video about transfering files form a PC to an Amiga computer. He talks about the following subjects: PCMCIA, ADFer, ADFBlitzer, ImageMount, WinUAE and Gotek.
2020-02-21 - 12:10:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7832 - Category: Amiga, Podcast
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
AmiArcadia is a emulator of early game consoles like the PHUNSY, Elektor TV Games Computer, Interton VC 4000, Emerson Arcadia 2001, Central Data 2650 and others. Ami Arcadia is available for the 68k Amiga, Amiga OS4, MorphOS and Windows. Recent changes are: Improvements for Musical keyboard and Sprite editor.
2020-02-21 - 12:08:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7830 - Category: Amiga, Emulator
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
Bucket Wars is anew strategy game for the Commodore C128. The game has been developed by Oziphantom (code & graphics), Mibri (music) and Robin Levy (graphics).
2020-02-21 - 12:06:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7828 - Category: C128(D), Game
Koen De Brabander has started a new Kickstarter campaign. He is going to put all 21 chiptune songs of the game Hessian on Vinyl and CD. Hessian is a C64 game written by Lasse Öörni and Péter Nagy-Miklós.
2020-02-21 - 12:05:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7827 - Category: C64, Music
The Queen's Footsteps is a new text adventure game for the Commodore VIC20 (+32KB). The game is developed by Davide Bucci and is written in C and Assembler. In the game you are Emilia Vittorini and you responsible for an Egyptian treasure from Queen Nefertari.
2020-02-21 - 12:04:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7826 - Category: VIC-20, Game
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
A new version of IBrowse is now available. Changes in this version: AmiSSL 4.4 (https), OpenSSL 1.1.1d and TLSv1.3. Improvements for disk cache and the PNG decoder.
2020-02-21 - 12:02:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7824 - Category: Amiga, Program
BMC64 is a C64 emulator for the Raspberry Pi. Recent updates: Support for Dual SID and Maxi keyboard. Improvements for CP|M keyboard, VDC video cache, border and PET video.
2020-02-21 - 12:01:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7823 - Category: C64, Emulator
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
RetroSpector78 has made a video of THEC64 maxi from Retro Games Ltd. In this video he is looking for the differences between THEC64 and the original C64 from Commodore.
2020-02-14 - 12:18:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7821 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Podcast
Virtual Consoles is a web page that offers online emulators for retro computers. The emulators are written in JavaScript and work in any modern browser like Chrome or Firefox. Beside the C64 there are also emulators for Apple II, Atari 2600, Chip-8, DOS, Game boy, NES, PDP-1, Super NES and the ZX Spectrum.
2020-02-14 - 12:17:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7820 - Category: C64, Emulator
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
Jan Beta has made a video about upgrading a Commodore C16 from 16 kB RAM to 64 kB RAM.
2020-02-14 - 12:13:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7816 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
An update for the Hall of Light web page: R.E.R.O., Starquake, Shaun Watters, Mindfighter, La Aventura Espacial, Jabato, Chichén Itzá, Aventuras AD, Los Templos Sagrados, La Diosa De Cozumel, Tim Gilberts, Super Hang-On, Tin Toy In The House Of Fun Adventure, Zareh Z. K. Johannes, XP8, Mutation, Midnight Banana and Adrian Robert Cummings.
2020-02-14 - 12:12:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7815 - Category: Amiga, Web page
Ovesen.net made a new video about repairing a Commodore C64. The problems were a defective SID and the power connector. He also replaced the electrolytic capacitors.
2020-02-14 - 12:11:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7814 - Category: C64, Repair
An update for the MorphOS Storage web page: Leu_0.08.lha, Screenshot_1.1.lha, Runaway_1.14.lha, bchunk_1.2.2.lha, AmiArcadia_26.2.lha, eDuke32_20190829-8064.lha, VidentiumPicta_2.20.lha, LosChinos_3.41.lha, MorphOS_1.4.5_PowerUp.lha, AtomicBomberMan_1.2.lha, Bingo_1.43.lha, HydraCastleLabyrinth.lha, Hode_0.2.8.lha, ReportPlus_7.7.lha and UAE4ALL_rc3_0.32-src.lha.
2020-02-14 - 12:10:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7813 - Category: Amiga, Program
Greg Naçu is working on an operating system, C64 OS, for the Commodore C64. He wants to implement a RTC (Real Time Clock) to the operating system. He is now working on communicating with a RTC via the I2C bus.
2020-02-14 - 12:09:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7812 - Category: C64, Program
The cheats database of Amiga Future is updated weekly by David Jahn. The database contains cheats, solutions, tips & tricks and Freezer addresses. The latest updates are: Bermuda Project and Beneath a Steel Sky.
2020-02-14 - 12:08:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7811 - Category: Amiga, Game
The Marina64 is a 1MB banked ROM cartridge for the Commodore 64, 128 and SX-64. The cartridge is Magic Desk compatible and uses a 27C080 EPROM with 128 banks of 8 kB.
2020-02-14 - 12:07:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7810 - Category: C64, Hardware
Videntium Picta is a image viewer program for the Amiga, made with Hollywood. Videntium Picta can show almost all image formats. Features: Rotate, mirror, turn and scale. Changes in this version: Full Screen, Window or external window. And improvements of the program code.
2020-02-14 - 12:06:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7809 - Category: Amiga, Program
The game "Spearhead" is a new game in the SEUCK Competition 2020. The game is developed by Alf Yngve, and it is a horizontal scrolling jet fighter game.
2020-02-14 - 12:05:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7808 - Category: C64, Game
Major Blink is a new game for the Commodore C64. In the game you are a painter but your work is being destroyed by blind bears. The game has been developed by Nojeee, Grass, The Overkiller and Flavioweb.
2020-02-14 - 12:04:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7807 - Category: C64, Game
A new version of MorphOS is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for text rendering, stability, performance, security, fan / temperature and skins.
2020-02-14 - 12:03:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7806 - Category: Amiga, Program
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 .d81, GEOS, .cvt and BAM view.
2020-02-14 - 12:02:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7805 - Category: C64, Program
Agnes Heyer made a video about making hires/standard bitmap image for the Commodore C64.
2020-02-14 - 12:01:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7804 - Category: C64, Podcast
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: Advanced Arcadeware 4 Pack, Anteater, Cargo run, Creepy Corridors, Double Dragon V1, Geister, Monkeybuilder, Phoenix Lair, Sphinx, Typo, Wheeler Dealers and Stratos. Update: Adam Caveman, Albedo, Amazon Tales, Capitaly, Escape From Colditz, Guardians Of Time, Hangman, Joust, Megatree, Mumbles - Superspy, Super Scramble and Unnamed helecopter game.

VIC20 Games That Weren't
2020-02-14 - 12:00:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7803 - Category: C64, Game
Chuck Hutchins developed a device a to add sound and a serial port to his Commodore PET 2001. With this device you play games with sound, listen to the Datassette loading and communicate with a modem.
2020-02-07 - 12:18:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7802 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
In 2019 Eric Hill had an interview with Margaret Gorts Morabito, the author of the book Vintage Commodore 128 Personal Computer Handbook: 2019 Survival Edition. In this interview Marg talks about her time at RUN Magazine and her book about the Commodore 128.
2020-02-07 - 12:17:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7801 - Category: C128(D), Interview
Debuglive made a video about collecting electronic music with your Amiga computer and a sampler. After sampling he also looks at tracker programs for the Amiga to make your own electronic music.
2020-02-07 - 12:16:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7800 - Category: Amiga, Podcast
You can now listen to a collection of SID music that was made in the year 2019. A few examples are: Here Everywhere, 64 Dwarfs on XTC, La Chevre and Innervasion.
2020-02-07 - 12:15:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7799 - Category: C64, Music
Retro Ravi made another mix of Amiga music. In this episode: SWAG 2020.
2020-02-07 - 12:14:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7798 - Category: Amiga, Music
A new video from Adrian Black. This time the repair of three Commodore C64 computers.
2020-02-07 - 12:13:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7797 - Category: C64, Repair
Ovesen.net made a new video about replacing the electrolytic capacitors in a Amiga 500.
2020-02-07 - 12:12:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7796 - Category: Amiga, Repair
Geek With Social Skills is making a video series about restoring a 1978 Commodore PET model 2001-16 N computer.
2020-02-07 - 12:11:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7795 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
A new video from Retro Recipes. In this episode: Team17 with Worms cult scene artist Cris Blyth.
2020-02-07 - 12:10:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7794 - Category: Amiga, Interview
Virtual Dimension has made a video (German language) about repairing an Amiga 600 and an Amiga 4000 (battery leakage).
2020-02-07 - 12:09:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7793 - Category: Amiga, Repair
Report+ is a utility for the Amiga. The features are: Bug reporting tool, Edit A3000/A4000-type battery-backed memory. Edit manufacturer and product ID registries. View IFF/RIFF files, Batch processing on icon files and a ASCII converter.
2020-02-07 - 12:08:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7792 - Category: Amiga, Program
Crackpots is a new game for the Commodore C64. The game is a conversion of the Activision game Crackpots for the Atari 2600.The conversion was done by Antonio Savona (code), Saul Cross (music) and STE'86 (graphics).
2020-02-07 - 12:07:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7791 - Category: C64, Game
Niklas is working on a flicker fixer/scan doubler for inside an Amiga 500 or Amiga 2000. He uses a FPGA to read the CSYNC (composite sync) and the 12-bit RGB signals from Denise. After reading the signals, they are converted to a VGA output signal.
2020-02-07 - 12:06:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7790 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Retrohax - ThEDRetrohax and Willy are working on a new project for the Commodore 264 series. The ThED will be a replacement for the TED chip in the Commodore C116, C16 and the Plus/4. You can follow the progress of ThED on the Retrohax web page.
2020-02-07 - 12:05:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7789 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware