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
AGABlaster is a video player for the Amiga computer. With AGABlaster it is possible to watch video on your Amiga computer without gfx or sound card.
2020-02-07 - 12:04:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7788 - Category: Amiga, Program
The last couple of months there have been updates for Kick Assembler. The recent changes are: Improvements for asminfo, .lohifill and address mode indirect x.
2020-02-07 - 12:03:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7787 - Category: C64, Program
The Curse of Rabenstein is a game for the Amiga computer. The game has been developed by Stefan Vogt. You can now buy the collector's edition with a 3.5" Diskette, MicroSD, manual (English), Sticker and Poster.
2020-02-07 - 12:02:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7786 - Category: Amiga, Game
The web page c64games.de had an update. You can now find 6905 games on this web page. The new games are: 8-Bit Slicks, Castle Nightmare, Crackpots, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Pimples Dog, Flax, Goldrake, Goldrake 2019 - Robotika 80, Graphic Basic v1.07 (HES Basic), Indigoo, Into Hinterland World, Jai Alai 2020, Katabatia, Kings Valley, Kkniffel v2.32, Major Blink, Northstar, Pac-Man 25th Anniversary 64 Edition, Street Cred Football, The Towers of Hanoi, Toop, Wipeout (Sharedata) and Words8.
2020-02-07 - 12:01:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7785 - Category: C64, Game
Popular Retro is a English magazine for the retro computer user. In this edition: Retro News, Cereal Fillers, Crossword, Masters of the Universe: A Comic Book History, Spot-the-Difference, Ocean on the Oric, Word Search, Chicken-Heads-Up!, THEC64 F.A.Q and Puzzle Answers (3).
2020-02-07 - 12:00:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7784 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Directory Opus, Source code listing for Commodore 1571 Disk Operating System and Controller Routines, Service Manual for Commodore DPS 1120 matrix printer, Amiga External Drive 1010 Assembly Level Repair, PET BASIC Version 2.2 Source Code Listing for Commodore 10/16/64, Amiga 1081 Monitor Schematic, Schematics for Amiga Power Supply, European Version Model CA1000PS/EC, Schematics for Amiga External Drive, 5.25", Battletech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception manuals and Deep Space.
2020-01-31 - 12:19:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7783 - Category: Commodore, Web page
DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library, which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox is available for Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X and Amiga. Changes in this version: Added PowerPC Dynamic Recompiler (JIT), improvements for driver_fat.cpp, stack cookie and version support.
2020-01-31 - 12:18:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7782 - Category: Amiga, Program
Mark Sawicki is making a video series about restoring a Commodore C64. He is looking for the faults and replaces the electrolytic capacitors.
2020-01-31 - 12:17:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7781 - Category: C64, Repair
The Amiga Paradise web page preserves the musical heritage of the Commodore Amiga since 1997. On this web page you can find more than 800 game / demo music titles. New: Ice Runner, Fields of Glory, F1 Tornado, DNA Warrior, Crime Time, Cosmic Pirate and Bedroom Olympiad.
2020-01-31 - 12:16:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7780 - Category: Amiga, Music
FREEZE64 is a fanzine for Commodore 64 gamers and hackers. In this edition: Head Over Heels, Niterider, Steve Collins - Badlands, ZZAPBACK, Secret Squirrel, Colin Porch, Chris Stanley - Chris Stanley, Pokes 'n' codes and Daniel Borge.
2020-01-31 - 12:15:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7779 - Category: C64, Magazine
The web page Everything Amiga added new articles last month: Hook, Steven Fletcher, Dave Haynie, WWF Wrestlemania, Insert Disk 2 - Ask the Amigos!, Imperium USB, Apidya, Rygar, Pagemaster, No Escape, Terminator 2, Valhalla, Wipe Out and Bangers and Mash.
2020-01-31 - 12:14:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7778 - Category: Amiga, Web page
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Welle:Erdball, Jim Drew's Keycaps, 8-Bit Show & Tell, CPC Contest, Paprium, Witcher 508i, Chuck Peddle, Randy Seuss, Wolfgang Back, Vaughan Oliver, Afterlife BBS, Sam's Journey, MEGA65, Super Turrican Winter Holiday Medley, C64.tv, FriendOS, Nano SwinSID and SoundMonitor 1.0.
2020-01-31 - 12:13:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7777 - Category: Commodore, Podcast
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro's within your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro's are: The Ultimate Warrior - Walker, Future Composer Redux, Australian Crackers United - Infestation, Scoopex - Hacker, Scoopex - Recoil, Pseudo-ops - Sorcerer Lord and Prologic - Mini Golf.
2020-01-31 - 12:12:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7776 - Category: Amiga, Demo
Timo Voutilainen is working on a 1-wire network for his Commodore C64. With this network you can connect to sensors, relays, motion detector, switches, etc.
2020-01-31 - 12:11:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7775 - Category: C64, Hardware
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: Abcab, Andante, Blow Up, Elysium, Funk It Up, Voices, Phantasy, Rhetoric, Overload, Epsonic, Uboat, Starter, American Football, Crossover, T-Triz 2, Znyk, Crack Issues 1/2/3, Dreamers Issue 5.1, Midnite Mess Issues 1/2/3 and Top Secret #08.
2020-01-31 - 12:10:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7774 - Category: Amiga, Web page
The Reset 64 magazine 2020 4KB game coding competition has started. This year's competition theme is once again... Craptastic! The deadline is 23:59 GMT on the 30th June, 2020.
2020-01-31 - 12:09:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7773 - Category: C64, Competition
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Sol Negro. Update: Ruff'n'Tumble, Global Trek / Evil Dawn, Lorna, B.A.T., Fire and Forget, Fire And Forget 2, Limes & Napoleon, Thunder Jaws, Streetfighter 2, Skærmtrolden Hugo, Hugo, Hugo - På Nye Eventyr 2, Hugo - På Nye Eventyr and Lemmings 2.
2020-01-31 - 12:08:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7772 - Category: Amiga, Game

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