The Guru Meditation - Commodore Amiga Genlocks
Bill and Anthony dig out their collection of genlocks for the Commodore Amiga and demonstrate why the Amiga was a huge advancement in desktop video production.
Paul Gardner-Stephen is working on a FPGA version of the Commodore C65. His goal is to make an 8-bit computer for the 21st century. Most recent updates: Improvements for sprites and the VIC-III. Support for a cartridge, 1351 mouse, paddles, GEOS and a serial disk-drive.
Modern Vintage Gamer - Wicher 500i Ex
Modern Vintage Gamer made a video about at a new internal accelerator card for the Amiga 500 - The Wicher 500i Ex.
SJL264 Light v0.3 - Plus/4
BSZ released SJL264 Light for the Commodore C16, C116 and Plus/4. This program works together with JiffyDOS equipped devices (1541, SD2IEC, etc.). Changes in this version: Support for 16K, 32K and 64K machines, for PAL and NTSC.
WinFellow v0.5.7
A new version of the Amiga emulator WinFellow is now available. Recent changes: Improvements for the disk-drive, DirectDraw, screenshot, region/size settings, CPU instructions and the CIA.
Iceblox Plus - C64
Iceblox Plus is a new puzzle game for the Commodore C64. The game is made by Karl Hörnell.
Vasm 1.8b & Vlink 0.16b
Vasm is an assembler to create linkable objects in various formats. The following CPUs are supported: M680x0, ColdFire, 80x86, PowerPC, ARM, Jaguar RISC, Z80, C16x/ST10, 6502 and the 6800. Visit the web page to read about the changes in this version.

New version of Vlink.
Interlox - C64
Interlox is a new puzzle game for the Commodore C64. The game is made by Cout.
Amiga NetBSD v7.1.1
NetBSD/amiga is the port of NetBSD to the Amiga computers. Currently, NetBSD/amiga runs on any Amiga with Motorola 68020 or better CPU with some form of MMU. In this version a number of errors are removed and the security has been improved.
Wireless joystick
Teemu Leppänen is developing a wireless joystick transmitter and receiver. This system is based on a XBee wireless radio and can be used for Atari style joystick for almost all retro computers.
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. The following Amiga music is added to the web page: Gods - Into the Wonderful, Wings of Death - Level 2, Stardust Memories (MDK remix), Memorial Theme (Before and After) and Cousin's Song (Megaforce).
CGSC v1.34
The CGSC (Compute's Gazette Sid Collection) has had an update. The COMPUTE!'s Sidplayer was a music system, created by Craig Chamberlain and Harry Bratt, for the Commodore 64. The aim of the Compute's Gazette Sid Collection is to preserve as many of those Sidplayer music files in one location as possible. The current collection contains 15441 MUS, 4319 STR and 5348 WDS files.
AmiModRadio is a system that makes it possible to play all 20,000+ mods on Aminet. AmiModRadio is composed essentially of four parts: A small FTP client (download), a XAD client (unarchive), a ARexx program and a MUI interface to control the various parts of AmiModRadio. In this version several small errors are removed.
Superfluid v0.5 - C64 / Retro Replay cartridge
Superfluid is a basic extension, freezer and machine language monitor for the C64 or C128 with a Retro Replay (or compatible) cartridge. Changes in this version: Improvements for freeze, monitor (IO, R and G) and the 1541u2.
The Retro Hour
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: Dimitris Giannakis - Modern Vintage Gamer.
GadgetUK164 - Amiga CD32
GadgetUK164 made a video about the repair of a Amiga CD32.
Else we get mad - Amiga
Else we get mad is a new Amiga game for 1 or 2 players. The game is made by Alex Brown, Jojo073 and Estrayk. The game is made for Amiga computers with 1 MB of RAM. A limited boxed version is also available.
KiloByte magazine 2017/3
KiloByte magazine is a pdf magazine (English language) for 8-bit home computers and game consoles. In this edition: Floppy-sleeves, LOGO!, VR-64, Atari games, Interton VC4000, Signetics 2650A, Sam's Journey, Nox Archaist, Argus and Starfysh.
AMIGArama is a weekly podcast about the classic line of Commodore Amiga computers. Covering games, utilities and all sorts of extras. The recent episodes are: Flight of the Amazon Queen, Xmas Lemmings, Worms, Ork and Dungeon Master.
Retrohax - EasyFlash 3
Retrohax wrote a blog about the assembly of a EasyFlash 3 cartridge for the Commodore C64. He also installed the firmware and loaded a cartridge image into the EasyFlash 3.
Retro Commodore
The web page has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Commodore 128 Peeks & Pokes, Commodore 128 Tips & Tricks, Professionelles Arbeiten mit DeLuxe Paint II, Beginners Assembly Language Programming for the Vic20, 1701/1702 Stickers and Vic Computing.
Blok Copy RX - C64
Blok Copy RX is a new version of the game Blok Copy for the Commodore C64. The game is made by The Magic Roundabout (code and graphics) and Odie (music).
Hot Style #7
Hot Style is a polish diskette magazine for the Commodore C64 user. In this edition: Scene, REU, Crack Intro Compo, Plain PETSCII Compo, RKLE 2017, BMP2HIRES, Retro games 2017, Surgeon, Sharki, Stary Piernik 6.66, Silly Venture 2k17, Gielda 80/90 Sopot, 64reloaded, Ultimate64, Wolfenstein II, Traz and Rozwalić mur.
VDC Mode Mania V1.11
Tokra released an improved version of VDC Mode Mania. This demo shows the possibilities of the VDC (MOS 8563 Video Display Controller) chip in the Commodore C128.
Dungeon of Htam - C64
Dungeon of Htam is a new adventure game for the Commodore C64. The game is made by Cout. In the game you can collect pieces of gold by answering questions.

Another adventure game by Cout: Monster Combat.
SEUCK competition 2018
You can now submit your games for the SEUCK competition 2018. This year the game must be a vertical scrolling or a horizontal scrolling shoot 'em up with the theme Science Fiction / Futuristic or Fantasy /Adventure.
The web page Amigos added new articles last month: Game of the Year and 2018 Predictions, Christmas Special, Shaq Fu, The Double Dragon Series, John Madden American Football and Kick Start 12.
C64 Endings
The web page has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: House of Usher (Anirog), Castlevania (Konami) and Barry McGuigan Championship Boxing (Sportsware).
The Games-Coffer
On the "Games Coffer" web page you can find games, demos, animations, slideshows, diskette magazines, history, FAQ, emulators, reviews and advert Scans. The new additions for this month are: ACE Cheat Disk I, Cheat Em Up 1 (DE), Cheat Em Up 2 (DE), Orient Cheat Disk, The Ultimate Cheat Disk, Asokoban & SS Wars, Crave, Blockster and Mugsies Revenge.
Overshadow #32
Overshadow is a diskette magazine in the Hungarian and English language. In this edition: Jokes, football, scooter, movies, JiffyDOS, Function 2017 and Arok 2017.
I wish all Commodore users a very happy 2018. I hope that we all can enjoy our Commodore hobby in 2018, play games, develop software or hardware, watch demos, visit meetings or just chat about Commodore.


The program of the demo.
Jürgen Wothke release an update of the Tiny'R'Sid music player. With this player you can listen online to your favourite SID music. The changes in this version: The code for the waveforms and filters was completely re-written. And the whole web page now supports the latest WebAudio.
Amiga user Ireland podcast 10.1 & 10.2
Amiga Users Ireland makes podcasts for Commodore and Amiga users. In this episode: Arstate Digital and the Christmas special.
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: Delta (Thalamus, 1987), Stardust (Bloodhouse, 1993) and Bomberman.
X-Bench v1.1
X-Bench can be used to replace the Workbench when you only want to load games with WHDLoad. You can use X-Bench with all Amiga's, OCS or AGA and with 68000 to 68060 CPU's. Changes in this version: Improvements for speed and error handling, more screenshots and better support for the Vampire.
RetroManCave - C64 repair
RetroManCave made a video about the repair of a Commodore C64c. He replaced the electrolytic capacitors and added heatsinks to the chips. And he also replaced the original case with a brand new case.
Wicher 500i - software update
There is new software available for the Wicher 500i. The Wicher 500i turbo card has been designed for installation inside Amiga the A500 / A500+ computer. Features: 68000/68010 CPU, 50 MHz, 8 MB Fast RAM (SIMM72), IDE controller and SPI controller.
Rapid News #4
Rapid News is a diskette magazine (English language) for the Commodore user. In this edition: Lukecon 2017, Venlo X-Mas 1992, Excess news and Scene news.
SID Known v1.14
Wilfred Bos released an update of SID Known. This version is compatible with the latest HVSC (#68). SID Known is a tool which you can use to identify SID tunes from SID and PRG files.
Iz8dwf - Commodore 128D (1571) repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore C128D computer. This time he repaired the internal 1571 disk drive, replaced the MOS 6581 SID and he cleaned the keyboard contacts.
Boingsworld #89
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amiga News, Ernie & Locke (14), Alex Engelhardt (Acryl A500), Malibu 1.4, Roadshow CD-Version, Heroes of Gorluth, FPGA 68080 and MIGs Yesterchips - PET 2001.
Games That Weren't 64
The GTW64 web page has had an update: Q*Bert's Qubes, New Zealand Story V1, Big Top, Outrun 2, Flock, Traffico, Memo, Take Em Out, Garfield V1, Runner, Molecale, Egy kis kiruccanás, Spellcast, Competition Karate, Alien Garden, Alpha Runner, American Dream, Avant-Garde titles, Commando 88, Drive, Italian pirated games, Kukulcan, Learning and Training Systems software, MicroLeague Sports titles, Monster Maths, Playful Professor - Word Factory, Pontoon, Pop Quiz 85, Secrets of the Magi, Sherwood Forest, Squire, Sword of Sodan, Tangram, The Elysian Fields and an unknown football game.
The Guru Meditation - Christmas special 2017
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: Bill and Anthony talk about the year 2017.
Digital Talk #101
In this German language d64 magazine the following articles: Computer Szene, News, Jason Aldred - Galencia C64, Games Corner and Retropie Tutorials - PETSCII-Kids.
No More Secrets v0.92
No More Secrets is a documents that describes the so called 'illegal' op-codes for the NMOS 6510 microprocessor. The document is maintained by Groepaz and gives you information on op-codes such as: RLA, LAX, ANC, ARR, TAS and many more.
Firefox Boulderdash - Orange Dash
Are you tired of playing the original Boulderdash game again and again? There are lots of people who create their own Boulderdash versions. Firefox released his newest Boulderdash game called "Orange Dash".
FREEZE64 - 15
FREEZE64 is a fanzine for Commodore 64 gamers and hackers. In this edition: Nick Taylor, Planet Golf, Bee 52, Mike Dailly, The Bear Essentials, cheats, Games in the making, news and Secret Squirrel.
C64 Debugger v0.64
C64 Debugger is a code and memory debugger that works in real time. The program works together with the VICE emulator. Changes in this version: JukeBox, BASIC auto run, 64tass code labels and improvements for the SID, sprites and screen saving.
Retro invaders calendars 2018
The new Retro invaders calendar is now available. The theme this time is: Games. The calendars are available in many languages.
Captain Cloudberry, Helium - C64
Captain Cloudberry - Episode IV: "Helium" is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by the group Megastyle. Code: Docster and Majikeyric, music: Drumtex and Rotteroy, graphics: FX, Rotteroy, Shine and Sparkler.