Kick Assembler v4.19
The last couple of months there have been updates for Kick Assembler. The recent changes are: Improvements for the nodelist, numberoperators (< > & ^ << >>), toHexString, toIntString, toOctalString, toBinaryString and Modify.
MindFlareRetro - PLAnkton
MindFlareRetro made a video about the presentation of Francois Leveille (eslapion) at the World of Commodore 2017 show in Toronto. This presentation is about the PLAnkton, a replacement for the Commodore 64 PLA.
Scene World Podcast #43
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Talking Bitpop with Gavin Graham.
Jan Derogee - More adventures
Jan Derogee made more videos about his adventures. This time problems with spies, a loose board and a cat...
The Retro Hour - DMA Design
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: DMA Design - Steve Hammond.
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 can format a disk in under 20 seconds.
Amiga user Ireland podcast 12
Amiga Users Ireland makes podcasts for Commodore and Amiga users. In this episode: Andrzej Wilk, Amiga Future, AmiModRadio, Wicher 500i, Highway Sprint, Last Ninja, Starfysh, SEUCK 2018, Else We get Mad, BBS, Kickstarter A500, VGER-20 and Amiga City Radio.
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: Improvements for 16-colour sprite mode, ethernet adapter, SD card, freezing & unfreezing, DMAgic and support for the Amiga mouse.
RetroManCave - Retrobrite
RetroManCave made a video about Retrobrite. The items he is using are: 1000w Full Spectrum Grow Light, Albert Austin Sous Vide Stick, ElectriQ Vacuum Sealer, BeBlonde 40vol Cream Peroxide and Super Star Crystal Clear Peroxide.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Commodore Service Manual for Slimline Series 286-16/386SX-16/20 Computers, PC - AT 60/40 60/80 Technical Manual, Diagnostic Manual 1571/C128D Version 1.2, COMputer, Mastering the VIC20, BASIC på VIC= 20, KCS Power Cartridge Manual, UJ Copystick, Samling af "Commodore Information" papirer, NCS Skat - Commodore 128 Brochure, Leg og Hobby, Commodore VIC 20 farve computer, Commodore Prisliste C64/VIC20, Commodore C64 Brochure, Amiga Kataloget, BetaClub News, NewSletter from Schultz Boghandel, CBS Electronics Software price catalog, Klub C64/C128 / Amiga Letter, Macro Assembler Development System, Transmodem Instructions, Phase 5 Cybervision 64, Phase 5 Blizzard 1260, Amiga Bladet, XTreme Racing, Chuck Yaegers advanced flight trainer 2.0, VI og VIC, ADB På Folkdator VIC, Regneark og Kartoteker i BASIC, Compute!s second book of machine language, C16 Italian 3D box, Mapping the Commodore 64, TopSecret - Tillæg til Soft, Commodore 1084S farvemonitor, NEC Pinwriter P6/P7 Plus, etc.
X500 Pro computer case
Loriano Pagni started a new Kickstarter campaign for a computer case that is inspired by classic machines such as the Amiga, Atari and Sinclair, but designed for modern hardware.
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: Ardy the Ardvark, Turtle Toyland Junior, Tri-Math, VIC Tape Computing, Computer Direct, Assembler Monitor 64, Nick's Swift Copy, Sound and Graphics for the Commodore 64, Tips and Tricks, Mastering the Commodore 64, Graphics for the Commodore 64 Computer, 100 Programs for the Commodore 64, BASIC Programming for the Commodore 64, BASIC Fun for the Commodore 64 Beginner, Let's Learn BASIC Commodore 64, Commodore 64 BASIC Made Easy, VIC-BASIC A User Friendly Guide, Vicsoft Commodore 64 Catalogue, Videotex Decoder Software II, 50 Simple Ready-to-Run VIC-20 Programs, Introducing Commodore 64 Machine Code, Explorer's Guide to Commodore Logo, Amnesia, CBM Personnal Computer Guide, VIC-20 The Affordable Learning Tool for the Mature Adult, A2090 Hard Disk SCSI Controller, Kids and the Amiga, etc.
Jan Derogee - Diskettes
Jan Derogee made videos about diskettes. Jan, the inventor of the 1541-III and the Cassiopei (1 & 2) is trying to use real diskettes for his Commodore computers.

Part 2 of the diskette adventures of Jan Derogee.
CBM prg Studio v3.12.0
Arthur Jordison has released a new version of CBM prg Studio. Changes in this version: Added SaveBlock, Repeat - EndRepeat and IfDef. Improvements for export, go to, cursor, debugger, assembler and the screen editor.
DC2N
Luigi Di Fraia has made a new video of his web-based tape analysis tool. It supports standard TAP files and the DC2N's DMP format.
The Retrogaming Times #12
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! - More Than The Human Body, Apple II Incider - Star Wars Memories, The Controller Chronicles - TurboGrafx-16, The Retrogaming Times Newsletter Legacy Archive Is Live, The Magical Vacation - Starring Uncle Edward and the Sega Master System, Classic Xbox - TRON 2.0 Killer App, Weekly Retrogaming Trivia Recap and See You Next Game.
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: Improvements for sprites and the VIC-III. Support for a cartridge, 1351 mouse, paddles, GEOS and a serial disk-drive.
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.
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.
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.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu 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.
2018
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.

Richard

The program of the demo.
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
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.
The Guru Meditation - Christmas special 2017
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: Bill and Anthony talk about the year 2017.
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.
Retro Commodore - 2018 calendar
Retro Commodore has made a calendar for the year 2018 with a retro theme. There are month and year calendars available with a Sunday or a Monday as the first day of the week.
DC2N4-LC
Luigi Di Fraia has made a new video of the DC2N4-LC. You can now use the multi-threaded GUI client under Windows 10.
Iz8dwf - Keyboard cleaning
Iz8dwf made a video about cleaning the contacts inside a keyboard. The example is a keyboard from a Commodore VIC-20.
Karl Dunkerley interview
The Centre for Computing History had an interview with Karl Dunkerley about his experiences as an early adopter of the Commodore PET computer.
Retro Runner - 1084 repair
Retro Runner made a video about the repair of a Commodore 1084S-P1 monitor. The fault of this monitor was the vertical deflection.
Komoda & Amiga Plus #9
Komoda & Amiga Plus is a printed and a pdf magazine (English and Polish language) for the Commodore user. In this edition: Rescuing Orc, Turrican, Galencia, C=Rex Offline, Dark Destroyer 2117, Who dares wins I & II, Space Chase, Legend of the Last Catacombs, SIBUGA games, Roman Werner, Bertie the Ball, Sid Adventures: Gaetano Chiummo, Lode Runner, Genius, H.P. Lovecraft, Power Sisters, RPG Quest - Minimae, SID hero, C64 Power Game Mod Compo 2, There was once a swapper, Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio, Gobliiins, Lumberjack, Arctic Moves, The last memories of LucasArts, Folio, Space Hulk, Fresh News, Re-Imagined loading screens, Magical memories, David Pleasance, Theatre Europe, Sid Meier's Pirates!, Godzilla and friends, Aye aye Shoonay - Bye bye Shoonay, 10th Muse and 4th generation, Castlevania, Hi, I'm Edd!, Atom Ant & Steel Eagle, Talking Heads: not just games and Johnny presents: Tytus 2017.
Lotek64 #56
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Amiga 3500, Vortex Crystals, Gamer City 2017, Play Austria 2017, Eisiges Screenshot-Quiz, The 8-Bit Guy, Commodore Treffen Graz, Wipeout (MBO), Sega prototype, Sidologie, Lo*bert, Sport games, New games for C64, NES and Co, Music-corner and Frogger.
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: Amiga CD32 Gamer, Amiga Action, Vic Computing, Graphics for the Dot-Matrix Printer, Structured Programming Revised 1977, 6800 FORTH Reference Manual, Software Design Techniques, Projects in Machine Intelligence for your Home Computer, Computers - How to Break into the Field, Commodore 64 Advanced Game Design, Mastering VisiCalc, KCS PowerCartridge Instruction Manual, Computer Art and Animation A Users Guide to Commodore 64 Logo, AmigActive, SUNCOM six pack plus, Amiga Desktop Video and The BASIC Explorer for the Commodore 64.
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: Automatic 4502 / 6502 Instruction set switching.
Scene World Podcast #41
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: David Fox, Thimbleweed Park, AtGames, Megadrive Flashback HD, Commodore 64 Reloaded Mark II, Project SIDFX, FPGA SID, Planet Golf, Argus and Quantumlink Reloaded.
Flashtro
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro's with your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro's are: Hokuto Force - KillerWatt, Hokuto Force - Feud, Mechanix - Acid Runner, The LightForce - Cataball, Ikari - Total Eclipse, Hokuto Force - Sinbad, Genesis Project - Wizards Dominion, Dytec - CyberBlocks, SubSoftware - Web of Terror, SubSoftware - Sliders, SubSoftware - Edd the Duck, SubSoftware - Exterminator, Subsoftware - Twintris, BusSoft - Hybris, FutureSoft - Bionic Commando, DCDA - Trolls, Mystic - Firma, etc.
Commodore Monitor Information
Gona updated his web page with technical information about Commodore monitors. This web page has information about: manufacturers, connectors, resolutions, introduction year and application. Recent updates: Commodore RANGER 15 & 21.
Commodore exhibition Braunschweig
Thilo made a video in the Commodore exhibition Braunschweig - the history of Commodore with the C64 & Amiga.
Wiebo de Wit - C64 Reloaded mk2
Wiebo de Wit has written a blog about the C64 Reloaded mk2. He placed the chips on the motherboard and installed the motherboard in a transparent case. And after that he also installed Jiffy-DOS.
Return #31
Return magazine is a German printed magazine for classic computers and consoles. In this edition: Discs of Tron, Retroguru, Ys, Galencia, Philips Videopac G7000 / 7400, Time Pilot, Spellbinder, Diamondz 2, Commodore Plus4: 3-plus-1 Software, Alice Dreams Tournament, SEGA, Dragon Quest, Tec Toy, Hermes, Potpourri and Strider.
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: 3D boxes / hardware: A600HD, C1541-II, 1081 monitor, Amiga Dataflyer, Amiga Tandem IDE and Amiga Alcotini Sound Sampler.
Retrohax - 1541
A new project from Retrohax, this time many 1541 Commodore disk-drives. In this project a case repair, cleaning and replacing a few components.
Jan Beta - Suncom TAC-2
Jan Beta made a video about the inspection and repair of a Suncom TAC-2 joystick. This joystick was very popular in the 80s.
VCF East XII videos
You can now watch videos from the recent Vintage Computer Federation East XII meeting: Dean Notarnicola - Tandy TRS-80, Jeff Salzman - Commodore 64 PAL Assembler, Evan Koblentz - VCF Tales, Brian Stuart - Forth, Dave Test - Vintage Computing with Raspberry Pi, Todd George - Commodore PET Repair, Corey Cohen - Apple II Repair and David Gesswein - DEC PDP-8 Overview.
FRGCB
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: Sabre Wulf (Ultimate Play The Game, 1984), Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (Accolade, 1990), Tom (Kingsoft, 1984) and TWOFER #17: Unique Games Corrections.
Scene World Podcast #40
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Gamescom, Aquanox 4 - Deep Descent, SmartBoy, Need For Speed, PES 2018, The future of retro and gaming in general, Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind, Anabel Anderson, Sonic Mania, Thimbleweed Park, Ron Gilbert, QLink Reloaded, Nick Vivid's WIFI and Pond Soft.
AlomWare 64 v2.00
AlomWare 64 is a Windows wallpaper in the style of a Commodore C64 screen with live information about the PC. In this version you can now configure your own colours.
8-BIT Stuff
8-BIT Stuff is a web page for 8-bit computers and the gaming software. These 8-bit computers from the 1980s and early 1990s are Atari's, Commodore's, (Sinclair) ZX Spectrums and others.
Eight Bit Magazine 5
Eight Bit Magazine will celebrate early eight bit microcomputers from the 1970's to the early 90's. In this episode: Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 65, games from the movies, adventure zone, sprites (3), interviews, game reviews and more!