Viva Amiga
The documentary Viva Amiga is now world-wide available. Subtitles for Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish are available.
FREEZE64 - 06
FREEZE64 is a fanzine for Commodore 64 gamers and hackers. In this edition: Mastertronics, Paul Koller, Hackers Tutorial, Free Cheat Card (3), Games in the making, Hackersioft pads, Game Ending Focus: The Human Race, New Pokes 'n'Codes, Next Level: Chiller and Secret Squirrel's Enigma Code.
Amiga Future #124
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Spielfeld, RedPill, Resume, Sensible World Of Soccer 2016-17, APool, Enemy 2 Missing in Action, WarpSNES, OS4 Depot Qt, MorphOS Software, Emerald Mine, Matze's 030er Turbokarte, Trevors Soapbox, Classic Reflection: Commodore UK (1), Demoscene, Frying Pan, Amiga WHDLoad Machine (1), Blitz Basic (3), AmiWest and EntwicklerX.
GadgetUK164: Neo Geo to Atari, C64 & Amiga Joystick
GadgetUK164 made a video about how to use a Neo Geo joystick with a Commodore 8-bit or an Amiga. In this video you can see how to connect a 9 pin connector to a Neo Geo joystick.
Commodore 64 SDrive 1564 review
Steve Morrow made a review of the SDrive 1564. The device looks like an 1541 disk drive but uses a SD card for data storage. The device has a LCD display with information about the files and drive.
BlitterWolf - Jamie Krueger & Niko Tomatsidis
The web page BlitterWolf has had an interview with Jamie Krueger and Niko Tomatsidis. Jamie is the owner of BITbyBIT Software Group LLC and develops software for the Amiga. Niko is the man behind the AROS distribution called AspireOS.
Luna 3 - C64
Luna 3 is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by Rulas International (code), Baron Ashler (music), Bieno64 (graphics), Errazking (paper art) and Laddh (help).
SD2IEC Kernal v1.0
Clause made a modified kernal for the Commodore 64. This kernal supports the SD2IEC devices that based on the design of Ingo Korb. The kernal provides a file browser and a fast loader (10x).
Hoxs64 v1.0.9.0
David Horrocks released a new version of his Hoxs64 emulator. The latest changes are: Support for the Benjamin Rosseaux P64 1541 file format. Improvements for the CIA Time Of Day clocks and accesses to address $DD0D.
NinjaTracker v2.04
Cadaver and Spider Jerusalem made a new version of the NinjaTracker. Changes in this version: Added pause for long directories, F-keys in goattracker/sidwizard style and a new colour scheme.
CCGMS 2017 Final
A new version of CCGMS is now available. Features in this version: User Port / UP9600 / Swiftlink / Turbo232 / Comet64 (300-38400 Baud). Support for 17xx REU, Phone Book, Ansi colours, Themes, Drive #8-15 and sd2iec/uIEC.
SDBrowse - C64
SDBrowse is a new program for the Commodore C64. With SDBrowse you can browse drives, copy files, edit filenames, etc. The program uses a special font (6 x 8) and the side borders to display the information.
The web page Amigos added new articles last month: Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O' Fun, The Sword and the Rose, Trap 'Em, Litil Divil, Christmas Lemmings, Fire & Ice Christmas, Elve's Dreamland, Rock Star Ate My Hamster, Amiga 600 Capacitor Replacement, Cannon Soccer, Santas Xmas Caper, Amigos Christmas Spectacular, Gary Bracey, Santa & Rudolph Do Christmas, Stunt Car Racer, Pop Quiz, Neighbours, Psycho Santa, All Terrain Racing - Christmas Edition, Hostages, Robocod and Paddles.
C64 Endings
The web page has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: T-Bird (Virgin Mastertronic), Satan (Dinamic), Rastan (Imagine), The Bear Essentials (Pond Software), Pharaoh (CP Verlag), Oops! (The Big Apple), The New Zealand Story (Ocean), Mask of the Sun (Brøderbund), The Last V8 (Mastertronic), Killerwatt (Alligata), Jet Set Willy 2 (Software Projects), Impossible Mission (Epyx) and Heartland (Odin Computer Graphics).
The Games-Coffer
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: Double Shuffle, Galactic Predator, Puzlex, Tautrix, Audio/Animation Studio, Brotherhood Utils #1, mCAD, Multiplot XLNe V1.1, Opti-Comms 1, Opti-Comms 2, Pointers Pack, Breaker!!!, Hack Lite II, Speed-Ball, Total War, Towers Of Hanoi, Rusty Junk Box, Alpha and Omega 2, Beyond Cyberspace, Beyond Imagination, Divgjester, Dreams N Fantasies, Elhit, Exchange.porph, No Name, Noy Hozo, Over The Moon, Promenade, Radical Fun Scout, Sumner Time, Hard Feelings, Hysteria, Street Gang, Undersea, Performance, Hideaway Blues, Defloration, Like A Sweet Dream, Metal Synth, Jammin Cindy, Black Knight, Blasted, Julgubbe, Spatial Hyperdrive and Starbuster.
Retro Commodore
The web page has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Commodore 2058 Installation Guide, Commodore plus/4 guide d'utilisation, SpeedDOS manual, VLab RealTime Video Digitizer for the Amiga User's Guide, BMP Bladet, Lords of the Realm, Amax II User's Guide, Bards Tale II Clue book, Dr. T's Music Software - Midi recording studio, Sensible Soccer Manual and RocTec RocHard RH800C User's Manual.
Mastermind - C64
Mastermind is a new puzzle game for the Commodore C64 made by Ron (code & charset), Fredrik (music) and Shine (graphics). The game can be played with the joystick.
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. The following Amiga music is added to the web page: Chambers Of Shaolin - Test Of Balance, Kohinoor (future version), Kohinoor (guitar version), Pinball Dreams Intro Remix, Twintris - Audiokraft Sbiriguda Remix, Defloration Antanix, Twintris - We are the Devils of Antani, Twintris - Those AntaNine, Second Samurai -EMX Remix, Another World [Rework], Turrican 2 (Freedom), Lords of the Rising Sun - Antanux, Lotus Turbo Challenge 2, Speedball 2 - Brutal Antanux and Gods - Into the antanifull.
The HVTC or High Voltage TED Collection is an collection of music for the Commodore C16, 116 and the Plus/4. The files that are available, are the original programs that produce the music with the TED music chip. At the moment there are 502 files available in the database.
Kick Assembler v4.6
The last couple of months there have been updates for Kick Assembler. The recent changes are: Improvements for the null-pointer exception, symbols, variables, directives, error messages and the bytedump option.
No More Secrets v0.91
No More Secrets is a documents that describes the so called 'illegal' op-codes for the NMOS 6510 microprocessor. The document is maintained by Groepaz and gives you information on op-codes such as: RLA, LAX, ANC, ARR, TAS and many more.
Commodore 64 Machine Language Game Project
Steve Morrow is making a series of YouTube video about programming machine language on the Commodore C64. In this series he explains how to program games.
Dutch Commodore User Group
The Dutch Commodore User Group had a meeting December 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.
Vincent John printed a case for the CHIP minicomputer. The case is in the shape of the Commodore C64.
Hot Style #5
Hot Style is a polish diskette magazine for the Commodore C64 user. In this edition: 2016 C64 4kb Game Coding Competition, RetroKomp 2016, Silesia Party 8 invitation and X'2016.
Amiga 500 Online
A new article on the AmigaLove web page explains how to get an Amiga 500 online. With the help of a modern PC connected to the internet the Amiga 500 can connect to a BBS.
YAPE v1.1.0
A new version of YAPE is available. YAPE is a Windows emulator for the Commodore Plus/4. The changes in this release are: OpenGL video mode, improvements for the monitor, sound sampling, tape signal and the ACIA 6551.
Adam Gilmore - Interview
The web page had an interview with Adam Gilmore. Adam writes music for computer games. A few examples are: The Day of the Jackal, Mutiny, Retire to Zork After Burner, Ninja Commando, Sabotage, International Tennis, Elvira: The Arcade Game and Ball-Blasta.
AmigaAMP v3.20
Thomas Wenzel released an update of his music player for the Amiga. AmigaAMP is a GUI based MPEG audio player, but it can also play AIFF, WAV and FLAC files. Changes in this version: Support for AAC streaming and improvements for AHI and mpega.
2016 Reset C64 Craptastic Game Competition
The results of the 2016 Reset C64 Craptastic Game Competition are:
1. Goblin - Vanja Utne (30)
2. Dog - Vanja Utne (29.86)
3. Lumberjack - MajikeyriC (28)
4. Bonkey Kong - Graham Axten (27.57)
5. Super Ski - Andreas Gustafsso (27.29)
Happy 2017
I wish all Commodore users a very happy 2017. I hope that we all can enjoy our Commodore hobby in 2017, play games, develop software or hardware, watch demos, visit meetings or just chat about Commodore.

HVSC #66
There is an update available of the High Voltage SID Collection. There are almost 48,000 SIDs in the collection. In this update 430 new SIDs, 50 fixed/better rips, 201 SID credit fixes, 26 SID model/clock info's, 12 tunes identified and 32 tunes moved. You can download the update from the HVSC web page.
VICE 3.0
A new version of VICE (Versatile Commodore Emulator) is now available: Android, Windows RT and Sortix version. SCPU64 and KoalaPad emulation. New or improved: DAC based audio devices, tape, light pen, Commodore 1520, 1540, keyrah, RS232 net, IDE64 v4.2, RGCD, Final Cartridge III+, rrnet mk3, easy calc result, GMod2, MMC64, MMCReplay, RetroReplay, RRNET, MP3@64, joy-port, user-port, Swiss ROM, CP/M (Z80), UltiMem, BehrBonz, VFLI, PET HRE, Kipper Basic, Basic on Bails, The Tool 64, Eve Basic, RSID BASIC, CG-SIDplayer and psid.
Chameleon 64 - 9f
An new core is available for the Chameleon. Changes in this core: Remote reset, improvements for the Pagefox Cartridge, KCS Power Cartridge (BLOAD), disk-drive (write protection & variable track length), VIA timer 1, REU, menu system, bootloader, freezer, file browser and tools.
AMIcast #19
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: Hans de Ruiter (Warp3D - Radeon HD Driver).
Lotek64 #54
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Bukowski-Diskette, Raging Beast, C128D/81 Prototype, Pitfall!, Pix-Mas, Game City 2016, Conan , Amiga CDTV-CR, Super Cat Bros, Homebrew-Games, Ich habe das Internet gelöscht , Chipmusik, Newsticker and Roger Wilco.
WinUAE 3.4.0
A new version of WinUAE is now available. Changes in this version: ColorBurst, Harlequin, OpalVision, Blizzard 1230 MK II & III, IVS Vector 68030, Blizzard 1230 MK II & III SCSI Kit, Buddha, Expansion Systems Dataflyer Plus, FileCard 2000/OSSI 500, Mainhattan A-Team, Microbotics HardFrame, AmigaNet, Ariadne, Ariadne II, LAN Rover/EB920, NE2000 compatible PCMCIA & ISA, X-Surf and X-Surf 100 (Partial) and American Laser Games.
Super Silverfish - C64
Super Silverfish is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by Alf Yngve. In the game you must fight against a terrorist who has just built a giant offensive weapon to take over the world.
SimpleMail 0.43 - Amiga
SimpleMail is a mail program for the Amiga platform (classic and OS4) and compatible systems (MorphOS). Changes in this version: Update to OpenSSL (v1.0.1u), improvements for folder rescanning, error window an many more small improvements.
Games That Weren't 64
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: Alloyrun, Tronscii, FX, Kinetix, Poseidon - Planet Eleven, Bigfoot V1, Bubbles, Buggy Ranger, Championship Golf at Pebbles Beach, Diskovery titles, Katia, Little People Software games, Number Jotto, Space Wars, Tunes n Trivia and The Brainies. Update: Apprentice, Bible Baseball, Bounch!, Brides Of Dracula, C64GS cartridge titles, Caveman Ninja, Champions, Dandy The Comic, Davka Software, Dungeons, Alchemists And Everything, Edward Randy, Forbidden Planet, Gauntlet 3, Giana 2 - Arthur And Martha In Future World, Jimmy's Grandprix, Jupple Dust, Maelstrom, Orbyte Software titles, Orel Hershiser's Strike Zone, Play and Learn series, Player Manager, Salvage 1 and 2, Scooby Doo V1, Silver Surfer, Sleepwalker, Sonic The Hedgehog, Sturmtruppen, Sungem Educational Adventures, Suzuka GP, The Last Stuntman, Tour De Force, Transmuter, Trazers, Wizards Dominion and Wizerior 2.
X-bEnCh v1.00
X-bEnCh can be used to replace the Workbench when you only want to load games with WHDLoad. You can use X-bEnCh with all Amiga's, OCS or AGA and with 68000 to 68060 CPU's. Changes in this version: Display Mode switch support and screenshots for games. Improvements for the Mod player and the audio playlist.
Nano SwinSID Ultimate
GadgetUK164 made a review about the Nano SwinSID Ultimate from Máté "CodeKiller" Sebők and Mihály "Hermit" Horváth.
Recap Service
Paul Rezendes (Acill) has a re-capping service for the Amiga computers. The old capacitors on an Amiga motherboard can stop working or start to leak with age. Paul removes all old capacitors and replaces them with new high quality capacitors.
Scene World Podcast #29
Scene World Podcast is a podcast about the Commodore scene. In this episode: Individual Computers - Jens Schoenfeld, Tronimal's "Hello World" Gameboy Album, A Winner Is You Cartridge, Sergio Elisondo, Rad Rodgers, David Crane, Chris Grigg, Tectoy, Joe Lewandowski, 64Bites Assembler Tutorial and the Reloaded.
Netsurf 3.6 - m68k
A new version of the web browser NetSurf is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for YouTube playback, dithering, loading, scale, copy text, fonts and much more.
Matatu - C64 & Plus/4
Matatu is a card game for the Commodore C64 & Plus/4. The game is original from Uganda. The game is made by Bytebreaker (code), Grass (graphics), Bugjam (idea & linking), Haubitze (charset), Sink (help) and RKSoft (Plus/4 version).

Commodore Plus/4 version.
Easter Egg - Amiga
Easter Egg is a 2D arcade game with 31 levels. The game is made by Czesław Mnich (code & graphics) and Andrzej Drozd (music). In the game you must collect all eggs and avoid your enemies.
SID Hero - C64
SID Hero is a new music game for the Commodore C64. The game has been developed by A-Man, Cody, Danko, Fegolhuzz, Jeff, Jeroen Tel, Linus, MCH, Vip, Wiklund (music) and Zbych (graphics).
The web page Siliconpron has added another die shot of a MOS chip. This time the 8372r3, better known as the Agnus chip in the Amiga. Other available chips are: 6510, 6522, 6526, 6551, 6581r2, 6581r3, 6581r4, 8520 and the 8580r5.
TapEx - v1.05
TapEx is a tool for analysing, verifying and cleaning Commodore 64 tape images (TAP V0, TAP V1 and DC2N RAW files (16, 24 & 32 bit). Changes in this version: Super Pavloda, Bleepload, Macmillan loader, Alternative loader, Procass loading system, Turrican loader, TDI-loaders , Guerrilla War, Snakeload V5 / V5.1, Ocean T2, Action Replay loader, CBM ROM SEQ-files, Trilogic loader, Atlantis loader, Trap loader, Palace T1 / T2, Rainbow Arts T1 / T2 loaders, Tai-Pan, Rainbow Islands, Freeload format 2, 3 & 4, Dragon Load, Hewson loader and Freeze Frame Tape.