Mega65
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: A keyboard prototype.
Commodore.software
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: C64Studio v5.8, D71 - D81 Writer, Print PETSCII, SIDTitle Big-Char Editor v2.1, SIDTitle Editor v7.1, SIDTitle Editor v5.0, Extended Words Creator v2.0, Turbo Term II, C64 Power Pack, Keypunch Write & File Pak, Ledger 64 and LD Quick Notes v1.0.
IECHost
Luigi Di Fraia has added more functionality to his IECHost device. With this device you can connect a Commodore IEC disk drive via USB to a PC. This time he added 40-tracks support.
The Retrogaming Times #16
The retrogaming Times is een retro computer magazine (Engelse taal) voor alle retro computer fans. In deze editie: Prepare to Qualify, Upcoming Events, More C64! - The Legend of Atlantis, Organism, Apple II Incider, Nintendo Switch Outsider, Sly Spy, The Magical Reunion, One Man's , Pac-Games - Atari 5200, California Extreme 2018, A Pirate's Life For Me (CoolBoy 198 in 1), The Controller Chronicles - Sega Master System, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
C256 Foenix
Stefany Allaire is working on a successor for the Commodore C64/128. Recent changes: The video output (VGA/DVI) is now working.
RetroCengo - Ocean disk drive repair
RetroCengo made a video about the repair of an Ocean disk drive.
Retrogame Talkshow
Bob Engstrand and Jari Karjalainen talk about the world of retro games, 8-bit music and much more: In this episode: The Last Ninja trilogy.
CommVex 2018
The CommVex 2018 meeting was held on August 11th in Las Vegas USA. You can now watch the photos and videos from this Commodore meeting.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Koala Paint, LightPen and Tablet manuals.
Dutch Commodore User Group
The Dutch Commodore User Group had a meeting August 18th. This Commodore user group is a very active group with six meetings every year with around a hundred or more visitors at each meeting. You can look at the photos and see how the meeting was.
The Guru Meditation - SceneWorld
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: An interview with Joerg Droege about the first Amiga issue of SceneWorld disk magazine.
Retrochallenge 2018/09
The Retrochallenge competition will be held from 01-09-2018 until 30-09-2018. Everybody with a retro computer project can compete, but your computer system must be older than 10 years.
Iz8dwf - 1571 repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of Commodore 1571 disk drive. This time the problem is a defective track 0 sensor.
Commodore.software
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: Kracker Jax Elite v2, Disk Invader v9.9, 17 Seconds 40 Track, Alf Utilities, Chrome Utility Disk 1, Scene World - Issue 28, C64 Archiv v4.0 and CBMPrgStudio v3.13.0.
MorphOS Storage
An update for the MorphOS Storage web page: GIT_2.16.2.lha, MCE_10.41.lha, WHDLOpener_1.0.lha, Frogatto_1.3.1_data.zip, Frogatto_1.3.1_exe.lha, WormWars_9.11.lha, AmiArcadia_24.8.lha, cabextract_1.7.lha, ReportPlus_7.5.lha, AminetReadmeMaker_1.2.lha, RTF-Riddle_3.97.lha, UniLibDev_10.21.lha, AIBOT_1.0.zip, Iris_beta33.lha, Google_Accounts_Fix.lha, Clock_Standard.image, Clock_Standard_2.image and determ_1.0.lha.
DLH's Commodore Archive
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: Kyan PASCAL Tutorial Manual Commodore Edition, Mirror Disk Copier V3.3, Maxi Golf, Amiga Power, Amiga User International, Amiga Action, Jumpman, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Sphinx, WarGames Defense, Big Mouth, London Blitz, Final Cart MK I and the KCS Power Cartridge.
CBM-Transfer v1.10
Steve J. Gray released a new version of CBM-Transfer. CBM-Transfer is a collection of utilities for transferring files and working with diskette images. New in this edition: Improvements for Load Address, Assembler, Zoom levels, Font Editor, Menus and Code optimizations.
Amiga Users Ireland podcast
Amiga Users Ireland makes podcasts for Commodore and Amiga users. In this episode: Amiga 1200 motherboard mapping - John Hertell, KA 21 Gayle PCMCIA fix, QEMU Sam460, HC533 33Mhz Turbo board, Apollo Core, Briley witch, Higway Sprint, Wonder Girl in Monster Place, AIBOT, Elfie the Unicorn, Tomseditor, Earok and JetPac.
Scene World - John F. Kutcher
The web page Scene World had an interview with John F. Kutcher. John has developed games such as Space Taxi and Solo Flight 2nd Edition.
C256 Foenix
Stefany Allaire is working on a successor for the Commodore C64/128. At the moment the development of the motherboard has been completed.
Iz8dwf - 1541-II repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of Commodore 1541-II disk drive. This time the problems were a defective power supply and the IEC bus.
Retro Ravi - 8-Bit Podcast
Retro Ravi makes a monthly 8-bit mix podcast. In this episode: Hardcore Vibes.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: A601 Ram Expansion Card for the A600, Machine Code Graphics and Sound for the Commodore 64, Advanced BASIC and Machine code for the Commodore 64, Input 64, Commodore Amiga Developers Conference 1988, Sprites and Sound on the Commodore 64, Addendum to A590 User's Guide, A590 RAM test-diskette brugervejledning, A590 Important Safety Notice, A509 RAM Test Disk User's Guide, PC 40 III Service Manual Main Unit, Amiga DOS CLI and Commodore "EA IFF 85" Standard.
Multipaint - 2018
Multipaint allows you to draw pictures with the colour limitations of some typical 8 bit computer platforms. Changes in this version: Improvements for the icons, mouse, import, undo and alternative palette / ratio support.
Bruce Beach - nuclear bunker
Bruce Beach has built a 10,000 square feet nuclear bunker in Canada. The shelter has 50 rooms and he uses Commodore 1702 monitors to watch video tapes.
Scene World - Mike Clarke
The web page Scene World had an interview with Mike Clarke. Mike Clarke is a music composer who made the music for Last Ninja 2 and Lemmings 2 for the Amiga and SNES.
Lotek64 #57
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Editorial, Commodore P500, Andreas Magerl, Sinclair-Computer, Geekinis, The Typing of the Dead, Magnetic-Scrolls, Sidologie, Lo*bert, The Bear Essentials, Steel Ranger, Sam's Journey, Musikecke, Retro-Portale and Videogame-Heroes: Sonic the Hedgehog.
Jan Derogee - Tommygun
With the use of MDF and 3D printed parts Jan has converted his Stack light rifle into a very realistic looking Tommygun. To carry this lightgun in style, he also made a suitcase. In the appropriate 1920's style.
Amiga user Ireland podcast
Amiga Users Ireland makes podcasts for Commodore and Amiga users. In this episode: Enhancer Software, MMULib, WinUAE, Mayhem in Monsterland, KTRL CD32 pad, Versus 8, MorphOS 3.11, Legend of Atlantis, Worthy, Sydney Hunter, Sacred Tribe, Floppy labels, Organism, Chaos Engine, Speedball 2 Ultimate, PixelGlass, Halt & Catch Fire TV show and Edgar Vigdal.
Commoflage - English Edition 05
A new episode of Commoflage is now available. This podcast is in the English language and you can hear lots of SID music.
The Retro Hour - Chris Abbott
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: Chris Abbott.
Scene World Podcast #49
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Neohabitat with Steve Salevan.
The Guru Meditation - VCFE 2018 (2)
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: Bill and Anthony are at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2018 (part 2).
DLH's Commodore Archive
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: GVP G-Force 030 Combo Users Guide, CCC2008.ISO, Clark Kent Reset Cartridge, Cribbage, The Nomad of Time - Adventures of Oswald Bastable, Computer Eyes Manual, Koala-Pad, Felix-Draw, Doodle, Printshop, Quizam, PSI 5 Trading Company, Advance to Boardwalk, Censtible PD Pack 23 Utilities, Super Disk, Kracker Jax Program Buster and Amiga Power.
BitJam #219
In this BitJam: 4-mat - Back Again, Aceman - Land of Flying Cubes, Blaizer - Drugstore Cowboy, Bruno - Oneway, Chaser - CyberBoogie, Chromag - Marionator, Curt Cool - Karate Geishas, Dascon & Virgill - Sphinx, Dizzy - Allnite Groove, Dluxe - Radical Insanity, Dubmood - Ninja Starts School, Esau - BlackEnuff, Frequent - Personal Breakdown, Heatbeat - City Lights, Hoffman - Hot Dots, Jazzcat - Boogie Town, Jogeir Liljedahl - Physical Presence, lug00ber - Spaceballs Emperor, Magnar - Rink-a-Dink, Moby - Bounga, Mygg - Mushroom Baby!, Obbe - Stuffbiten, Response - Inside My Brain, Subi - You Can't Control, Tecon - Childhood Glades, Triace - Spring Breeze, Wasp - Retrobution and X-Ceed - Lost. Total playing time: 1:18:32.
BBC - Computer Literacy Project
The BBC made 267 videos available from old computer TV programs. A few examples from the Computer Literacy Project: The Silicon Factor, Managing the Micro, The Computer Programme, Making the Most of the Micro and Micro Live.
CGR Basic Demos Compo 2018
You can now compete in the CGR Basic Demos Compo 2018. The rules are: Only Basic programs, PEEK, POKE and ROM routines are allowed but the maximum time is 5 minutes.
The Centre for Computing History - Commodore C65
The Centre for Computing History made a video about the Commodore C65. Jason Fitzpatrick and Adrian Graham talk about the rare and never released Commodore 65 computer.
The Guru Meditation - VCFE 2018
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: Bill and Anthony are at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2018.
Amiga user Ireland podcast
Amiga Users Ireland makes podcasts for Commodore and Amiga users. In this episode: An interview with Marco Pappalardo, the developer of the Tower 57 game.
Scene World Podcast #48
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: C64 Keyboard, Atari VCS, IDE64 Project, FM-YAM, Vintage Computer Festival East, The Guru Meditation, Tanglewood, The C64 Mini, Ultimate 64, 1541 Ultimate II+, C64 Reloaded, MEGA65 and Puffin Browser.
The Retrogaming Times #15
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! - THEC64 Mini, Arcade Obscure - Great Swordsman, Master System Memories - Star Wars Episode Master - (Not) A New Sequel, A History of Pac-Games on the Atari 2600, The Controller Chronicles - ColecoVision, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
CBM prg Studio v3.13.0
Arthur Jordison has released a new version of CBM prg Studio. Changes in this version: Improvements for the Assembler (spaces, screen codes, breakpoints & zero page), BASIC (renumber, PI & import) and the Screen Code tool (CBM key).
Komoda & Amiga Plus #10
Komoda & Amiga Plus is a printed and a pdf magazine (English and Polish language) for the Commodore user. In this edition: Assembloids Basic, Shield Command, Pets Rescue, Excavation zone: Battle, Slicks, Wasteland, System MACS, Sam's Journey, Chester Kollschen, Genius 2 - Into The Toy Caves, Iceblox Plus, Dr. Wuro Industries, Christian Gleisner, How I got to The Island, C64 football, Starfysh, SuperKernal, Nibbly '92, Else We Get Mad!, José A. González, Highway Sprint, Neverball, Eye of the Beholder, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Amikit 8, CD32 Xmas Disc 2017, MF Tanks, Kingdoms of England II - Vikings, Thomas Boissé, RLS, C64 vs Amiga: David against the Goliath..., Europe in 8 bits, Mike Battilana, A letter to Cosmo, Memories from the past, Pekka Kana 2, Talking Heads: Crossing the technical boundaries and Johnny presents: Metacom.
PaCommEx 2018
You can now watch photos from the Pacific Commodore Expo NW 2018 meeting in Seattle, WA.
Return #33
Return magazine is a German printed magazine for classic computers and consoles. In this edition: Fußballspiele, Bosconian, GEM, Rocky Memphis, L'abbaye des Morts, Baba's Palace,Time Machine Arcadestick, Ring Frei!, Tower 57, Computerspiele im Brettspiel Design, SaGa, Marble Madness Arcade, Continental Circus, Slipstream and Super Mario Encyclopedia.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: KIM-1 Commercial, Computermalschule Trickfilmzeichnen, PC10/20-III Commercial, Amiga 1060 Sidecar User Manual, FlashLoad and Panel for Lattice C v6.20.
That 3D Print Guy - C64 Joystick
That 3D Print Guy made a video about the joystick he is building for the Commodore C64. The plans will be available soon.
The Retro Hour - Peter Liepa
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: Peter Liepa - Boukderdash.
C256 Foenix
Stefany Allaire is working on a successor for the Commodore C64/128. The specifications are: CPU: 65C816 @ 14Mhz, 512 KBytes (code), 1 MByte (video), 640 x 480 / 256 colours, DVI, Sprites, Blitter, Sound (6581 / YM3812), Midi, Joystick, RS-232, Serial, 3.5" Disk drive, Cartridge and PS2 mouse & keyboard.