Retrohax: Amiga 500
On the Retrohax web page you can see how to modify your Amiga 500 computer. Modifications: 1MB, FAT AGNUS, S-Video & Composite, Dual KickStart - 1.3 / 3.1 and a GOTEK.
VicPi
Jagged Path made a modern version of the Commodore VIC-20 with the help of a Raspberry Pi and the Keyrah keyboard and joystick adapter.
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.
Wicher 500i - software update
There is new software available for the Wicher 500i. The Wicher 500i turbo card has been designed for installation inside Amiga the A500 / A500+ computer. Features: 68000/68010 CPU, 50 MHz, 8 MB Fast RAM (SIMM72), IDE controller and SPI controller.
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.
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.
U36 Multi-ROM - C128
Pyrofer developed a new option ROM for the Commodore C128. This system has a menu and space for 7 ROM images. The selected ROM will be the default ROM even after switching the C128 off and on.
GadgetUK164 - Terrible Fire CD32
GadgetUK164 made a video about the TF328 from Terrible Fire, and a quick look at games "Time Gal" and "The Dream of Rowan" too.
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.
Retrohax - EasyFlash 3
Retrohax wrote a blog about the assembly of a EasyFlash 3 cartridge for the Commodore C64. He also installed the firmware and loaded a cartridge image into the EasyFlash 3.
Wicher 500i - software update
There is new software available for the Wicher 500i. The Wicher 500i turbo card has been designed for installation inside Amiga the A500 / A500+ computer. Features: 68000/68010 CPU, 50 MHz, 8 MB Fast RAM (SIMM72), IDE controller and SPI controller.
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.
VIC-20 Fusion
Radical Brad is working on a multimedia expansion for the Commodore VIC-20. Features: No modifications to the VIC-20, VGA 400 x 300 with 4096 colours and a blitter system, 4 channel sound, SD and USB.
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.
6561 Die-shot reversing explorations
Lance Ewing is exploring the MOS 6561 chip (Video Interface Chip). He is working on the Y-decoder and X-decoder logic.
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.
geoRAM
GGLabs reversed engineered the Berkely softworks geoRAM. The schematics and all files are now available to build one yourself.
C64 FM Radio v2.0
Listen to your favourite radio stations on your Commodore C64. Timo Voutilainen developed a system that uses a DA5807 FM Radio module which is connected to the user-port of the Commodore C64. Changes in this version: Channel pre-set list, loop through channels, I2C, RTC and a RDS decoder.
SD-BOX v1.20
The SD-BOX is a cartridge with an SD card interface for the Commodore C64. The cartridge has many functions for the disk drive and the Datassette. Recent updates: Improvements for SD2IEC, delete, cassette, manual, tape protection, C128 mode, copy menu and the loader for Exos v3 / FC3.
C64 Robot Guitar
Steve Smit has made a robotic guitar using 24 servo motors that are controlled by a Arduino Mega that is connected to the user-port of the Commodore C64.
MindFlareRetro - C64 S-Video Adapter Box
MindFlareRetro made a video about how to make an adapter box with s-video to connect a Commodore C64 to a LCD screen.
Checkmate A1500 Plus
The Checkmate A1500 was a desktop upgrade to the Amiga 500. Stephen Jones is now designing a new version of the Checkmate A1500.
External Gotek adaptor
Arananet-net made a custom adapter for the Gotek. Features: 3 buttons, USB port, screen (segments, LCD or OLED), loudspeaker connection and LED indicators.
Universal C64 cartridge - 256 KB ROM
Engraved64 developed a new universal cartridge for the Commodore C64. The cartridge has a 256 KB ROM. In the ROM you can store your favourite programs and a start menu.
VIC-2000 Expander
Radical Brad is working on a modern expansion for the Commodore VIC-20. The features are VGA video, 4096 colours, 16 Megabytes of fast audio / video memory, a blitter system (sprites) and 4 channels of 8 bit sound.
Internal SD2IEC
Tynemouth Software has written a blog on how to install a SD2IEC device internally in a Commodore C64c.
A3660 CPU board
John Hertell has made a replica of the Amiga A3660 CPU board. All the files for making a CPU board will be open source. The working CPU board will be demonstrated at Amiga32 meeting in Neuss.
SDHost-64
Luigi Di Fraia is working on his project SDHost-64. He now demonstrates loading a program from a SD-card via the user-port into the Commodore C64.
THE64 - Mini
Retro Games Ltd. has announced THEC64 Mini. The features are: HDMI, USB, Built-in games such as California Games, Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, Paradroid and Impossible Mission.
Amiga CD 1200
Andy Spencer tells us about the Commodore Amiga CD 1200, a prototype of a peripheral for the Amiga 1200 that would allow it to play Amiga CD32 games.
Keyman64 v1.6
Keyman64 is an hardware expansion for the keyboard on your Commodore C64. With Keyman64 you can assign actions to key combinations. These action could be a series of keystrokes or hardware switches. The possibilities could be: assign commands to (function) keys, do a reset, switching a Kernal, switch on/off LED's etc. The configuration or firmware update is possible via a USB connection.
Teensy64
Frank Bösing is working on a Commodore C64 emulator with the Teensy 3.6. The Features are: IEC Bus, ILI9341 SPI display, USB keyboard, reSID, a simple disk drive emulation and joystick support. The latest changes are: Added a VGA output.
Wicher CD32
The Retro 7-bit web page announced the Wicher CD32. This expansion card for the Amiga CD32 has the following features: 8MB RAM, IDE controller and a clock port.
Arduino Amiga FD reader/writer v2.0
A new version is now available for the Arduino Amiga Floppy Disk reader / writer system of Robert Smith. Changes in this version: Support for writing diskettes and improvements for reading diskettes.
ADF-Drive v0.621
ADF-Drive is an enhancement for the ADF-Copy system. With ADF-Drive it is possible to access the diskette data via the MTP protocol. The MTP protocol is supported by Windows, MacOS, Linux and AmigaOS.
VR64
Jim 64 is working on a VR goggles for the commodore 64. He uses two almost the same images of 152X200 pixels. If the object on the screens are in slightly different positions you will experience a 3D effect.

Street Defender - VR64 game
Uni Gen Converter
Segasonicfan developed a converter that makes it possible to use a Sega Genesis controller on a Commodore 64, Amiga or Atari computer. Features: Adjustable auto-fire, zero lag and low power consumption.
New C64c cases
The new Commodore C64 cases are now available. The package consists of a C64c case, logo, set of screws, rubber feet and a Commodore cardboard box. The available colours are breadbin grey, classic beige, SX-64 style and retro black.
Bart Venneker - C64 cartridge (Dutch)
Bart Venneker has made a video about building a cartridge for the Commodore C64. This time he shows how make the case and put a program inside the cartridge.
FlashFloppy v0.6a - Gotek
Keir Fraser developed new firmware for the Gotek hardware. This firmware is open source and is an alternative for the HcX firmware. With a Gotek you can replace your floppy disk drive in your Amiga with an USB drive. Changes in this version: Improvements for PC Floppy Interface and the OLED screen.
ADF-Copy
ADF-Copy is a small device with a Teensy 3.2. This device connects to USB and a 3,5" PC floppy drive. This device makes it possible to read and write ADF's from or to a real Amiga diskette.
FM-YAM - C64
FM-YAM is a new Sound Expander compatible cartridge for the Commodore C64. Features: YM3812 (or YM3526), Audio-in (mini-jack, FM / Audio-in mix-out (mini-jack) and a 3D printed black case.
Bart Venneker - C64 cartridge (Dutch)
Bart Venneker has made a video about building a cartridge for the Commodore C64. He shows how to design the circuit board and adds an extra connector for an Arduino.
MNT VA2000 - Firmware v1.7
Lukas F. Hartmann is developing a graphics card for the Amiga 2000. He build an adaptor card with a FPGA that fits into a Zorro II slot. Changes in this version: It is now possible to boot from the SD card.
C64Net Wi-Fi Card
With the C64Net Wi-Fi Card you can connect your Commodore C64, VIC20 or C128 to Wi-Fi. Features: Wi-Fi 802.11bgn, 300 - 9600 Baud, User port, AT-Hayes, support for FTP, IRC, WGET, TELNET, CBMTERM, CONFIGURE, TELNETD64, WEATHER64 and Q-Link!
Bart Venneker - EEPROM programmer (Dutch)
Bart Venneker has made a video about building an EEPROM programmer with an Arduino Mega. With this programmer he makes cartridges for the Commodore C64.
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: On-screen keyboard display, Fast boot kickstart and ROMs, 1080p 50Hz, Hypervisor boot display and utility menu.