Igor Majstorovic has given an presentation about the Vampire 500 v2. You can watch the 40 minute presentation on YouTube. He also tells about the plans for the Vampire 1200. English sub-titles are available.
KiloByte magazine is a pdf magazine (English language) for 8-bit home computers and game consoles. In this edition: Alan Sugar (Amstrad), Floppy disk sleeves, NES, TED (FPGA), Jens Schönfeld, Gamescom, Shotgun, Barnsley Badger, Eye of the Gods, Maze of the Mummy and My Life.
In this English D64 magazine the following items: Who is hot and who is not?, the latest news, best demo reviews and most recent charts. Booze Design, X, Datastorm, Gubbdata, Cruzer, Dane, Steel, Uncensored, Nafcom, Genesis Project, RGCD 16kb Game Compo, The Masters of C64 Pixel Art and The Market.
MUIbase (Magic data BASE with User Interface) is a relational, programmable database with a graphical user interface for Amiga, Linux, Mac and Windows. Steffen Gutmann has released a new version for the Amiga. The changes are: Improvements for printing, save, structure editor (records), dates, French translation, ImportSample and many other small improvements.
A small auto repair shop in Poland is still using an Commodore C64c. The C64c is being used for balancing drive shafts. And it is in use for more than 25 years!
Komoda & Amiga Plus is an pdf magazine (English and Polish language) for the Commodore user. In this edition: Blocky Skies, Back to the Golden Age, Boxx 2, Cinnamon Writer, Dungeon Master, Mp3info, Fresh News, Following the footsteps of Ghosts'n Goblins, Resurrection: Shadow of the Beast, Pixel Heaven 2016, Talking Heads: To cheat or not to cheat?, Johnny presents, Doom, Werewolves of London, Night of the Valkyrie, Game Over II, The Lands of Zador, SID Adventures: Linus, Platman, Qwak. Vortex Crystals. Soulless and Fast bitmap plotting.
The current entries of the 2016 Reset C64 4KB Game Coding Comp are: M4573RB4G3L5 (Cout Games), Colon 10 (Cout Games), Dog (Vanje Utne), Granny's Teeth (Richard Bayliss), Goblin (Vanja Utne), Valentine's Day Shopping Simulator (Karmic), Watschinator (Endurion), Antarctica (Antarctica), Picross 4k (Oziphantom), Zombie Massacre (Wanax), Lumberjack (Majikeyric), Bonkey Kong (Graham Axten), Super Ski (Andreas Gustafsson) and ? (Paul Koller).
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.
FREEZE64 is an magazine for the Commodore 64 gamers and coders. In this edition: Bruce Lee - Datasoft, Coder's Corner: Trevor Storey, Walk Throughs, Pokes & Cheats, Game Endings: Rolands Rat Race. Action Replay Cartridge, Hidden messages and The Hackersoft's Pad.
Slavia 2 Deluxe is a new game for the Commodore C64. In the game you choose your tribe: Polans, Pomeranians, Moravians or Drevlans, you can buy things , hunt, trade and go into battle. The game is made by Minimoog (code), H3R0, Krolik, Minimoog (test) and Dziuras98 (translation).
Richard/T.N.D released Mix Box #1. An old-school music selector demo, inspired by the Music Pot Pourri demos and the Apex Music demos.
Stefan Egger is writing a book about the history of Commodore. He started an Indiegogo campaign to finance the book. In the book you will find all the Commodore and Amiga models and interviews with Michael Tomczyk, Hedley Davis, Bil Herd, Chuck Peddle and Yash Terakura.
On the Retrohax web page you can see how to refurbish a Commodore C64. This time Drygol repairs the motherboard, the metal shielding, broken keys from the keyboard and he does a PDWPE (Prolonged Dark Warm Perhydrol Exposure).
Worm Wars is an advanced Tron / Snake-style arcade game for up to 4 simultaneous players. There are 36 types of creature and 32 types of Power-Up objects. There is also a level editor for making your own levels. New in this version: Five new kinds of fruit and a number of small improvements.
Thibaut Varéne is working on the exSID. This device makes it possible to play SID music from a modern PC, but with real SID hardware. Features: 6581 and 8580, 44.1 kHz digis and near cycle-accurate playback.
In this episode of the Reset Podcast: The people behind the Reset Magazine talk about the background and features of issue 9 with the games of Hewson Consultants. And a few hints about issue 10.
Calimero is a powerful DTP program for MorphOS. The program can import and export many different formats. The program supports multi page, columns, header, footer, separators, hyperlinks, text-warp, table of contents, background texture and much more. Changes in this version: Improvements for settings window, editor class, key input handler and mui layout.
Steve J. Gray is working on a new 8-bit project. He want to build a new VIC-20 cost reduced motherboard. The ideas at this moment are 32K RAM, one single ROM, extra colour RAM, SID chip and a second joystick port.
Gaia released WinMTAP 1.0. This is a Windows front-end for TAP2WAV. The program makes it easy to convert TAP files for the Commodore 8-bit computers.
Retro Asylum Podcast is an English podcast for the retro computer fans. In this episode: P.C Fuzz for the Commodore 64 and Apidya for the Commodore Amiga.
Dodo is an engine for creating text adventures for the Commodore C64 in BASIC. You can use this program to make your own text adventures, a manual for dodo is included.
Hamster released LISP for the Commodore C128. The LISP programming language is one of the oldest programming languages and was introduced in 1958. LISP is used for artificial intelligence and for scripting.
Luigi Di Fraia is working on the C2NEmu. This device connects to a Commodore 64/VIC 20 Datassette port to a PC through a USB cable. The possibilities are "playback" a TAP file (PC to C64/VIC20) and "record" (C64/VIC20 to PC).
Return magazine is a German print magazine about the 8-bit computers from A (Atari) to Z (ZX Spectrum). In this edition: Reshoot, Legend of Zelda, D42 Adventure System, Secret Of Mana, Jocopod, Game magazines from the 80s and 90s (1), Tronimal, Amstrad NC-100 / NC200, Vintage Computing Festival, Scooby Doo Mystery, Bobby Bearing, Wonderland Dizzy, Atari Multijoy, Shadow of the Beast II, Pooyan and Joust.
You can now use an online logo generator with the character sets of the Commodore C64. Idea and code by Chris Heilmann. Charset ripping, credits and clean-up by Dejan Petronijevic and Daniel Kottmair.
Skoro made a music collection of Commodore Plus/4 music. A few examples are: Auf Wiedersehen Monty, Daley Thompson's Star Events, Hollywood Poker, Icicle Works, Kazik And The Ghosts, Leaper, Skyhawk, Terra Nova, Treasure Island, Winter Events, Adventures In Time, Get It, Majesty Of Sprites, Pac-Pac, Sgt. Helmet Zero and Xplode Man.
Roberto Ricioppo made another SEUCK game for the Commodore C64. In this game you must guide your space ship through the Silicom Tunnel, but watch out for the nasty alien ships.
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: Amiga Format Magazine.
In this German language d64 magazine for the Commodore C116, C16 and the Plus/4 the following articles: Forum, Scene, Tips & Tricks, C16 Diskmonitor, Pac-Pac, Pentagram, Frutty Man, Verwuerfelt, Rebound, Computer Spass, Hardware, Spionagelehrling, Turm von Hanoi, Monster Hunter, Borrowed Time, Dateimanager and other systems.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. Improved: Pool Of Radiance, Giganoid, Extension, Nitro Boost Challenge, The Adventures Of Willy Beamish, Clown'o'mania, Cabal, Worldcharts 9, Dyter-07, Art and Go, Tower of Babel, Ziriax, Switchback, Extension and Lotus 2.
The Richard Bayliss archive of TND Goat Tracker v2 music is now available. If you want to start making music on the Commodore C64 you can use this archive to experiment with.
An update for the Hall of Light web page: The Real Ghostbusters, Time Bandit, Quiwi, Alien Breed: Tower Assault, Picsou: Chasseur de Trésor, Fire Power, Garfield: Big, Fat, Hairy Deal, Garfield: Winter's Tail, Tex 07: El Morisco, Bonanza Bros., BMX Simulator 2, Beach-Head II: The Dictator Strikes Back, Astro Marine Corps (A.M.C.), Answer Back: Junior Quiz and Basket Island.
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: IDE64 v4.1 Release, Catweasel MK4 Short Manual and Mini X-Pander - Arkanix Labs.
A new episode of the Personal Computing podcast is available. In this episode: Jason Compton, vcfmw.org, starbase, vcfed.org, Commodore World magazine, Info magazine and Jason Timmons.
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore SX-64 Executive. The problem was a bad Kernel and Chargen ROM. He also modified the user port pins that are reserved for the 9 VAC on a standard C64.
Another repair: C64 black screen.
Another repair: C64 black screen.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Playfield, Chaos Guns, Crystal Kingdom Dizzy, Vampire: Curse Of The Night, Total Pattern, Blocky Skies, Lila, Center Court 2, WinUAE, OS4 Depot, Sum, VS 1011 MP3 Player, Furia 33, Trevors Soapbox, FPGA, Classic Reflections: Eyetech Group (1), Demoscene, Blitz Basic (1), Richard Löwenstein, Matthias Heinrichs and Christoph Gutjahr.
A new edition of the English pdf, text, seq, d64, html and Ebook magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, news, Growing Pains Part Fin, Fast Load Cartridge Comparison, Growing Pains Part Quad and interviews with Alessandro Abbruzzetti, Christian Krenner and Tomas Pribyl.
Demons of Dex is a new game for the Commodore C64. The game is a port of a VIC-20 game made by Petri Hakkinen. Code: q0w. Music: Snabel. Graphics: q0w. Idea: The Overkiller. Documentation: q0w and Snabel. Test: Domspitze, E$G, Nafcom and Snabel.
C64 Debugger is a code and memory debugger that works in real time. The program works together with the VICE v2.4 emulator. Changes in this version: New keyboard shortcuts, cycler-view, loading and viewing Vice labels, autojmp and 0-cycle background value action for breakpoint.
The Vampire600 turbo card uses the Apollo FPGA-core to emulate the 68000 CPU and the SAGA graphics chip. The changes for Apollo are: Improvements for MOVE/EXT, MPU, TRACE, CHK2, CMP2, MOVEM, CAS, LOOP, TRAPcc and MOVEQ/MOVE.l.
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! - Akalabeth, Shotgun & Barnsley Badger, Retrogaming Feels - Yars' Revenge, Apple II Incider - Sundog: Frozen Legacy, A Pirates Life For Me - Third Journey, The Controller Chronicles - NES Controller, Show Report - California Extreme 2016, The Paths We Are Lead Down, TriForce Johnson and See You Next Game.
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Aaron Smith (Online-Shop "Amiga On The Lake").
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: Abyss Zone, Aliens, Blaster Twins, Bomb Mania 2, Bongo King, Commando Libya - part 2, Final Lap, Freebooter, Heroquest V1, Karate, Mythos, Pet Person, Race with the Devil, Scarabaeus 2 and Space Invadaz. Update: Armalyte V1, Astaroth: Angel Of Death, Attack On Centralis, Baja Buggies, Beavers, C64GS cartridge titles, Chicago, Custodian, Cyber Tank, Dork's Dilemma, Dynablaster, Edward Randy, Enterprise, Escape From Colditz, Flashpoint, Forbidden Planet, Gargantuan, Graeme Souness Vector Soccer, Habitat, Hydrogenese, London Exchange, Maelstrom, Mag Max V1, Mario Bros, Paddle Mania, Piper Software games, Purple Saturn Day, Quadrillion, Quondam, Restrictor, Roadstar Xri, Robin Hood, Tangram, The City of Ehdollah, Tour De Force, Tycoon Tex, Up Up And Away and Zorro In Wonderland.
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: Kickstart, disk menu and double tap the Restore key to enter Hypervisor "freezer".
On the Breadbox64 web page you can now see a Commodore C64 that has flashing lights inside the transparent case. The LED light scan be controlled via a remote control.
After a pause of several years, fans of classic computers worldwide can look forward to a series of Commodore PCs. The company "Individual Computers GmbH", based in Germany has licensed the rights of the Commodore trademarks from Polabe Holding N.V.
The web page Amigos added new articles last month: Alien Breed, Ruff 'n Ready, Amigo Scour, The Hound of Shadow, CD32 TV, New Star Electronics, Prince of Persia, Water bombs at dawn, They sold a million, No Turrican is an island, Connecting the Amiga to a BBS, Populous and The Amiga is good for your mental health.
The web page c64endings.co.uk has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: On The Farm 3 (Achim Volkers), The Neverending Story 2 (Linel), MASK III: Venom Strikes Back (Gremlin Graphics), Last Ninja 2 (System 3), Killed Until Dead (Accolade) and Jet Set Willy (Software Projects).
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: 1942, Lepani, Galacto II, Galactoid, Raid, Echo Groove 2, Electric Drug, End Theme 2, Neo Drink, Nitro Acid, No Sex, Not Just Any Trip, Over The Rainbow, That Old Magic, Xstatic Magic and Zine 8.
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Datassette C1530/1531 Bedienungshandbuch, Commodore +4 Manuel d'instruction du logiciel intégré, The Einstein Assembler, Scala 500 Manual, Professional Page, Communicator III + Communicator III Lite Manual, VIC-1541 User's Manual, Commodore Printer Model 4023, COMputer, Textomat Plus manual (and disk) For C128, M.R. Gruppen I/S Priskatalog forår/sommer 1994, Rossmöller VBS Manual, 64'er, Joystick, Amiga User Guides, Commodore MPS-802 Brugervejledning, Commodore MPS-801 User's Manual, Worms Code booklet, Guldkornexpressen manual and Trackman Marble on the Amiga.