The Vintage Computing Christmas Challenge 2023 is a programming challenge for all retro computers. The goal is to produce a specific picture on the screen with the smallest program possible. The competition closes at the 25th of December 2023.

Other events: Commodore Events Page.
2023-12-08 - 12:19:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11916 - Category: Commodore, Competition
Bart Venneker has made a new YouTube video (Dutch language). In this episode: Bart Venneker and Theo van den Beld have been working on a new version of the chat cartridge for the Commodore C64 computer. They also have a new web page online for the Chat64 system.
2023-12-08 - 12:18:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11915 - Category: C64, Program
Abbey(s) of the Dead is a new game for the Amiga computer. The game is developed by UltraNarwhal and the music is from Songerson. The Cathars were being expelled out of the Languedoc by the crusaders. Jean & Joan Raymond need to run to escape the crusaders.
2023-12-08 - 12:17:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11914 - Category: Amiga, Game
Dive back into the golden era of 8-bit with this desktop-friendly monochrome pixel font editor. This online editor has the following features: Undo/Redo, Delete, Insert, Copy, Invert, Clear, Flip X/Y, Load/Save .64c / .bmp.
2023-12-08 - 12:16:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11913 - Category: C64, Program
You can now watch a new video from the RetroTV Reaction YouTube channel. In this episode: The story about Jack Tramiel and his company Commodore.
2023-12-08 - 12:15:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11912 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
FREEZE64 is a fanzine for Commodore 64 gamers and hackers. In this edition: Falcon Patrol, Andrew Braybrook, Julian Rignall's Ccrapback, Secret Squirrel Investigates, Ken Grant, Commodore 64 Scene spotlight, Snake Pit and Inbread - Karl Hörnell.
2023-12-08 - 12:14:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11911 - Category: C64, Magazine
REDPILL is a tool for creating games for Amiga without programming knowledge. It is easy to use but you can also do complex things and create games with the true Amiga feeling. Changes in this version: Improvements for Tile tags, Profiler, Tileset, memory detection, MODs, Print Tekst, Copper and sound effects.
2023-12-08 - 12:13:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11910 - Category: Amiga, Program
Blastopia DX - Special Edition is an updated version of this game for the Commodore C64 computer. The game is developed by Richard (code & music) and Saul Cross (pixels). You must take your spaceship, Blastopia, and fly to alien planets to destroy the aliens and save the camels the aliens captured on earth.
2023-12-08 - 12:12:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11909 - Category: C64, Game
A new version of the Mod-Player: HippoPlayer for the Amiga computer is available. This program is developed by Kari-Pekka Koljonen. Changes in this version: Improvements for Patternscope, Info window, Playlist and Commandline. New: Scopes, MED/OctaMED, STIL, PSID, MIDI, Console music playback and MDX.
2023-12-08 - 12:11:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11908 - Category: Amiga, Program
Devolution - Global Warming is a new strategy game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by WindigoProductions. Earth has become a hot and dry place. The struggle for food and water has led to a breakdown of civilization and caused devastating wars and destruction.
2023-12-08 - 12:10:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11907 - Category: C64, Game
You can now watch a new video from the ANT&TEC YouTube channel. In this episode: Repairing a Commodore CBM 8050 disk drive. The self-test is indicating a fault with the MOS 6502 CPU or the MOS 6530 RRIOT IC.
2023-12-08 - 12:09:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11906 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Soul Crystal is an adventure game for the Commodore C64 computer. The original German version has now been translated to English by CSixx, Arcane, Jazzcat and Bieno.
2023-12-08 - 12:08:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11905 - Category: C64, Game
You can now watch a new video from the Commodore Computer Museum YouTube channel. In this episode: all kinds of old Commodore television ads.
2023-12-08 - 12:07:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11904 - Category: Commodore, YouTube
Gregory Naçu released a new version of his C64 OS. This C64 OS comes bundled with over 25 useful utilities. Changes in this version: Fast app switching, fast reboot, usage utility, updated about this app and new keyboard shortcuts.
2023-12-08 - 12:06:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11903 - Category: C64, Program
You can watch a new video from the Yawning Angel Retro YouTube channel. In this episode, an explanation about using sound samples in the AMOS programming language.
2023-12-08 - 12:05:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11902 - Category: Amiga, Information
The Ghosts of Blackwood Manor is a new adventure game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by 8bit_era. The game is written with Inform 6, that uses the Ozmoo interpeter.
2023-12-08 - 12:04:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11901 - Category: C64, Game
Nicola Caulfield and Anthony Caulfield started a Kickstarter campaign for making a documentary on how the Amiga 500 computer saved Commodore and what happened next.
2023-12-08 - 12:03:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11900 - Category: Amiga, Video
Tetris Recoded is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer. The game is developed by Courage and TheRealWanderer (code), fieserWolf, Nordischsound and Wally Beben (music), Shine and SIT (pixels), LazyJones and Schorsch3000 (help). The game reached the first place in the Mixed Game Competition at LuheCon3.
2023-12-08 - 12:02:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11899 - Category: C64, Game
The AMI Tech-Gazette is a magazine like a user group newsletter, with that personal, not-fully-professional touch, covering the Amiga and its relatives: A500 Mini (2), Graphics Workshop, Shallow Games, News & Views, Nostalgia Bait, Publication Recap - Antic's Amiga Plus, Classic arcade games, Pitfall II (Atari 2600), TF:Prime Wheeljack and Dayton Duke.
2023-12-08 - 12:01:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11898 - Category: Amiga, Magazine
You can now listen to a new episode of the Zapped to the Past podcast. In this episode: Rainbow Islands, Inner Space, Gemini Wings, Red Heat, The Running Man and Licence to Kill.
2023-12-08 - 12:00:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 11897 - Category: C64, Podcast
SIDKick pico is an inexpensive SID-replacement without making compromises regarding quality. It is based on an extended reSID 0.16 emulation and uses a Raspberry Pi Pico (or compatible clone). It supports dual-SID, paddles/mice, has a built-in configuration tool, and outputs via PWM and DAC.
2023-12-01 - 12:21:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11896 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new edition of the Commodore Free magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, Morcambe and Retro, CEX (Complete Entertainment eXchange), News, Why did we use tape, SID software, Vic games review, Amok Vic 20, Super Amok, Bezerk 2010, Soundpaint and Alternitaves.
2023-12-01 - 12:20:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11895 - Category: Commodore, Magazine
The web page has many high-quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Word Perfect Printing Guide and Programmering i BASIC.
2023-12-01 - 12:19:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11894 - Category: Commodore, Book
Amiga Future is looking for reinforcements for the magazine and the webpage. The magazine needs more editors and translators for the Applications area, Games section, Hardware area and the News section. Also, the webpage can use some help for the News section.
2023-12-01 - 12:18:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11893 - Category: Amiga, Magazine
You can now watch a new video from the GadgetUK164 YouTube channel. In this video, Chris is showing how to repair an Amiga 1200 computer. Chris also replaced the electrolytic capacitors.
2023-12-01 - 12:17:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11892 - Category: Amiga, Repair
You can now listen to a new episode of the Chip SID show with Max Hall. An hour long classic and new SID music.
2023-12-01 - 12:16:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11891 - Category: C64, Podcast
Yewdow is a new game for the Commodore Plus/4 computer, developed by Inufuto. In the game, you must guide the car around the screen, and collect all the flags.

Yewdow for the VIC20 and the C64.
2023-12-01 - 12:15:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11890 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Game
The web page c64Intros has updated its intro database and added more new intros. Updates: 30 new intros and 5 new groups.
2023-12-01 - 12:14:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11889 - Category: C64, Demo
Videntium Picta is an image viewer program for the Amiga, made with Hollywood. Videntium Picta can show many image formats. Features: Rotate, mirror, resize, sharpen, negative and zoom.

The AROS version of Videntium Picta.
2023-12-01 - 12:13:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11888 - Category: Amiga, Program
Single Screen Dash is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by Iceout. The size of the game is only 2 kB.
2023-12-01 - 12:12:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11887 - Category: C64, Game
You can listen to new episodes of the Amigos: Everything Amiga podcast: Powerdrome brought 3D space racing to the Amiga in 1989, Myth - BRUTAL Amiga Platforming and Narco Police.
2023-12-01 - 12:11:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11886 - Category: Amiga, Podcast
Laserscape is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer developed by Vector5 Games. The object of the game is to paint all the floor tiles to the same colour as the door. You must do this by avoiding the moving lasers.
2023-12-01 - 12:10:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11885 - Category: C64, Game
On the web page you can see many cracker intros within your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to the browser. The most recent flashtro's are: Flasht-Ross -The Plague and Flashtro - Frogger 500.
2023-12-01 - 12:09:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11884 - Category: Commodore, Demo
Diamond Geezer is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by Arlasoft. The aim is to collect all the diamonds on each level. When you move, you will continue moving in that direction until blocked by a wall. If you buy the game the money will be donated to the Spark and HSTAR charities.
2023-12-01 - 12:08:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11883 - Category: C64, Game
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Zener Drive and Eon. Update: Time Bandit, Alien Legion, Traders, Campaign, Hammerfist, Super Hang-On, Crash Garrett, Total Recall, Nathan Never, Butcher Hill, Reshoot Proxima 3 and Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters.
2023-12-01 - 12:07:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11882 - Category: Amiga, Game
Ben from the Nordischsound YouTube channel is making SID music on the Commodore C64 computer. The latest addations are: Eternal Warriors of Light, Super Mario Galaxy, Bloodhound Gang - The Bad Touch, Outrun Radio, Peek A Boo and Nordischsound - Fighting in the Past.
2023-12-01 - 12:06:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11881 - Category: C64, Music
The Versatile Amiga Test Program is developed for all Amiga computers. The available tests are: Screen, Audio, Sprite, Blitter, CD32 joypad, Keyboard, CIA, ROM, CPU, FPU, RTC, Memory, Address-line, Real Interrupt, Interrupt Request, Disk-drive, Parallel-port and Serial-Port.
2023-12-01 - 12:05:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11880 - Category: Amiga, Program
Penguin Tower is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by d'Arc (code & pixels), Scapegoat (code) and AudioMaster J (music).
2023-12-01 - 12:04:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11879 - Category: C64, Game
If you want more information about the new Amiga console, the A600GS, from AmigaKit Ltd, you can now visit the A600GS Wiki-page.
2023-12-01 - 12:03:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11878 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Z64K is a pixel exact emulation of the Commodore 128, C64, VIC20 and Atari 2600 written entirely in Java. The emulators should run on any platform with an updated Java Runtime environment. Recent changes: Enabled the tape recording for the VIC20 computer.
2023-12-01 - 12:02:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11877 - Category: Commodore, Emulator
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: New formats: DCP and DIM. And improvements for image import and flux reading.
2023-12-01 - 12:01:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11876 - Category: Commodore, Program
GAAC64 is a Graphic Adventure Assembler for the Commodore C64 computer. You can write a script file that defines rooms and objects, writes code for the objects, and provides graphical assets. The program then creates the C64 game file.
2023-12-01 - 12:00:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11875 - Category: C64, Program
There are new versions available (version 4) of the uLIGHTBOX64, uHELD64, UAX64 and the uEliteBoard64. And a brand-new product, the u2600+8 "FANTASY", which uses the original chipset of the VCS 2600 console developed by ATARI in 1977.

Black Friday sales
2023-11-24 - 12:20:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11874 - Category: C64, Hardware
Blue-64 is a plug & play Bluetooth adapter for the Commodore C64 computer. The goal of the project is to support two Bluetooth controllers and a Bluetooth keyboard simultaneously, in order to be able to control the C64 completely wirelessly.
2023-11-24 - 12:19:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11873 - Category: C64, Hardware
The Amiga Future website has new (full) downloads available: Disk Salv 3, Moonbases, Supaplex, Tritus and Zodes.
2023-11-24 - 12:18:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11872 - Category: Amiga, Game
Briley Witch Chronicles 2 is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by SarahJaneAvory. The game continues Briley's story and will cover books 5 and 6 of the Briley Witch novels, The Fallen Witch and Grey Waters.
2023-11-24 - 12:17:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11871 - Category: C64, Game
WLA DX is a multi-platform Cross Macro Assembler, developed by Ville Helin. The WLA DX assembler supports the following CPU's: GB-Z80, Z80, Z80N. 6502, 65C02, 65CE02, 65816, 68000, 6800, 6801, 6809, 8008, 8080, HUC6280, SPC-700 and SuperFX.
2023-11-24 - 12:16:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11870 - Category: Amiga, Program
Bart Venneker has made a video about repairing a Commodore C64 computer. He also installs a dual Kernal option (Dutch language.)
2023-11-24 - 12:15:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11869 - Category: C64, Repair
This older edition of Amiga Future is now online available. In this edition: Editorial, News, Playfield, Richard Löwenstein, Dominik "Nick" Tonn, Hibernated, Labyrinth, SkillGird, The Battle for Wesnoth #5, GoADF, AmiKit XE, MorphOS Camp, Aminet, AmigaOS 3.1.4 Update 34, AmigaOS 3.1.4 - That's how it's done! #2, XCopy, Trevors Soapbox, Demoscene, GUIs with Hollywood #1 and Kuna.
2023-11-24 - 12:14:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11868 - Category: Amiga, Magazine
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a look at the new Raspberry Pi 5. The Raspberry Pi 5 can be used as a desktop computer, but also as a platform for emulating retro-computers.
2023-11-24 - 12:13:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11867 - Category: Commodore, Hardware