CBM prg Studio v3.2.0
Arthur Jordison has released a new version of CBM prg Studio. Changes in this version: New: PTEXT and NULL directives, Colour printing and a source overview. Improvements for: Assembler reformatting, Renumbering TRAP keyword, Mixing upper/lower case in DATA statements, Turkish language and Auto-complete.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: 42, Infinite Dreams, Back 2 Base, Don't Panic, Nightshade's Harmony, Project Beat, Visual Intensity 1, The Party 2 Slideshow, P.E.N.I.S 1/2/3, McDisk 1/2/3, Scene Talk 4-8, Upstream 1, Cracker Journal 1-22, Bass-O-Matic, Kuglepolen, Despair, 3D Balls, Cutcreations, Megademo, Demodisk 1 and Color Crime. Improved: Legalise It, Megademo, Chase H.Q. 2, Zine 5-7 and Seeing is Believing.
FRGCB (Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog) is a new 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: Batman the Movie (Ocean, 1989), Invasion of the Zombie Monsters (Relevo Videogames, 2010), Killed Until Dead (Accolade/US Gold, 1986), Unique Games: Horror! and The Evil Dead (Palace Software, 1984).
Renegades 2104 - Amiga
Wayne Ashworth released a new version of his game Renegades. Renegades is a clone of Alien-Breed and is played with two players. Changes in this version: New title screen artwork and music (Marcus Becker). Improved screens for character selection and character stats. New tile-set, maps, jammed doors, fake walls, random pick-ups, injury and randomised winner and loser messages.
The results of the X-2014 competitions are available. C64 Demo: (1) Comaland by Censor Design, (2) Uncensored by Booze Design, (3) RGB by Fairlight. C64 Music: (1) 64 Forever by Linus, (2) Featuring Daft Punk by Randall, (3) Title Needed by 6R6. C64 Graphics: (1) Duck it! by Pal, (2) Tentacles by redcrab, (3) Fakers Home Boobs Palace by Yazoo.
Petro Tyschtschenko - Saku 2014
Petro Tyschtschenko is interviewed by Janne Sirén. Petro tells about Commodore, Amiga, Jack Tramiel, Mehdi Ali and Commodore's bankruptcy. Petro also tells about his favourite Commodore computer, his career at Escom and later on at Gateway and how the A1200's and A4000T's production was continued.
Agnes64 - iOS
Jarle Berntsen released an app for the iPad that makes it possible to edit pixels in the same style as on a real Commodore C64. This editor uses single pixels in multi-colour mode instead of the double size pixels in the real Commodore multi-colour mode. You can click on the mailbox to get stuff and tools.
GeekTunes - Andriod
ParkyNZ released a music player for Andriod. You can use the player to play the following music: Amiga MOD files included .IT .XM and .S3M, C64 SID files and MP3 files. The app has big buttons for easy use in your car and also comes with advanced features for searching for music, artists or albums.
Return #19
Return magazine is a German print magazine about the 8-bit computers from A (Atari) to Z (ZX Spectrum). In this edition: Altair 8800, Q*Bert, 60 Years computer music, Paul Norman, Remix-Szene, German Remix Group, Atari BASIC 10-Liners 2014, Rock Star ate my Hamster, Code Monkeys, Protracker Digital Turntable, Apidya, Darkness, Forever 2014, NES-Games and the news.
TileWorld - Aros
TileWorld is a game made by Brian Raiter and is a clone of the game Chip's Challenge. TileWorld is a puzzle/logic game where the aim is to collect computer chips and solve puzzles. The game includes the freely distributable content, but you can use the chips.dat file from the original game.
International Karaoke + - C64
A new karaoke game made by Björn Odendahl, Thomas Koncina, Ass it, Brian, dalezy, Harmony Productions, Hein, Hithouse, Lyon, ne7, Static and Cadaver is now available. The SIDs are: Adeste Fideles, Alle Jahre Wieder, Greensleeves, Helle Lieder, Ihr Kinderlein, IK+, Jingle Bells, Kling Glöckchen, Laßt Uns Froh, Leise rieselt, O christmas tree, The Jesus Band, Twinkle Twinkle and X-MAS Music.
Icaros Desktop 2.0
Paolo Besser released the Icaros Desktop 2.0. New in this version: New AROS core system, DirectoryOpus 5, ScalOS, Enhanced M68K Support, ArTorr, MUI-AYlet, DaySleeper, Subversion (SVN), Viewbox, PictureAlbum, zunzip, arzip, AROS Debug View and much more.
Propaganda #28
Propaganda is an English diskette magazine for the Commodore scene. In this edition the following articles: Latest gossip, the charts, an interview with Spelpappan, wanted, feedback, miscellaneous, awards and the list.
Commodore C64 - ZX Spectrum
At the Play Expo 2014 one of the biggest battles took place. The big question which one is better the Commodore C64 or the ZX Spectrum. In this debate for the ZX Spectrum are: John Gibson and Ste Pickford, and in for the Commodore C64: Andy Walker and Jeff Minter.
Memwa Project
The Memwa Project is a hardware project from Staring Lizard. The hardware that he developed is a replacement for the Commodore C64. The MCU is an STM32F407, the display controller is an SSD1963, the memory is a H27UBG8T2BTRBC and a the display is an 7" TFT 4-WRT. The whole C64 is emulated and for the sound a real SID chip is added to the design. You can follow the whole development on his blog.
YAPE v1.0.5
A new version of YAPE is available. YAPE is a Windows emulator for the Commodore Plus/4. The changes in this release are: Full IEC path in directory listing, Direct3D 9.0 support, A improved full screen mode, Adjustable video oversampling in DX mode. Improvements for file association, auto-start and the Datassette motor controls.
EPub Reader - MorphOS
Carsten Siegner has developed a EPub reader for MorphOS. EPUB (Electronic Publication) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). New in this version: Support for background pictures. Support of HTML 5 Media Tag
C64 / C128 Power supply
Ray Carlsen has built a replacement power for the Commodore C64, 128, VIC-20CR and Plus4 power supplies. The specifications are: Input = 120V, 60Hz or 220V, 50 Hz. Output = 5VDC / 5A, 9VAC / 1A. Built-in surge suppressor (Computer Saver). Metal case and a one-year warranty.
The Ace
Miro from Mirkosoft is still working on the Ace operating system for the Commodore C128. His goal is to have the first version available on the 30th anniversary of the Commodore C128 on January 4th 2015. You can follow his progress on his blog page.
GuideMaker - Amiga
GuideMaker is a program for the Amiga that can make context-sensitive help documents for Amiga programs. New in this version: Improvements for the User Interface. More Program Settings. Updates for the documentation and a few errors are removed.
Games That Weren't 64
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: 3D Snooker, Hooray for Henrietta, Mix and Match with Maggie, Rick Dangerous 3 and Samurai Warrior V1. Update: 7 Minutes To Midnight, Batman Returns, Cable Run, Crystal Chamber, Fireblaster, Great Giana Sisters, Money Minefield, Reach For The Moon, The Tripods and Xybots.
Game Corner Q3/2014
Games Corner is an English diskette magazine about new games and about cracking games. In this edition: Alter Ego, Burnin'Pen '64, Die Ringe von Coplar, Foren Huren, Lunar Blitz RX, Krakout - Doreco, Power glove and Warflame RX.
Wacky Waste - C64
Alf Yngve released a new SEUCK game for the Commodore C64. In the game "Wacky Waste" you play a rat. You must compete against the enemies of Garbageville. Between the competitions you must keep the street clean of enemies by throwing goo at them.
1541 Ultimate - firmware
For the 1541 Ultimate is a new version of the firmware available. Changes in this version: A new function to make it possible to write a .tap file to a real cassette. Supports for the new Flash chip (revision D). Improvements for the configuration screen (USB module).
Galaxians of Xiabex - C64
Galaxians of Xiabex is a new SEUCK game for the Commodore 64 made by Roberto Ricioppo. In the game you must guide your drone across the planet of Xiabex and fight against the Galaxian empire. Don't think your drone can survive for long, you must be very careful.
Afterlife #9
Afterlife is a English language diskette magazine for the Commodore C64 users. The topics in this edition are: Always Rants, Vaping Time, Spread disk (4 diskettes), Phreaky times, Hardware news and Diskette cracking 101.
RapidRoad USB - Amiga
RapidRoad is a new device that makes it possible to use USB on your classic Amiga computer. RapidRoad is a dual-port USB2.0 High-speed (480MBit) host module. It comes with the USB stack Poseidon by Chris Hodges. Requirements: 68020 or higher processor, 2.5 MB free fastmem, free clock-port or X-Surf-100 networking card and OS3.0.
SID Duzz' It v2.1.7 - C64
SDI is a music tracker system for the Commodore 64 and is written by Geir Tjelta and Glenn Rune Gallefoss. The system has the following features: Sequencer, tracker and a sound editor. Load, save and dump menu. DOS commands. Vibrato, pulse, filter, arpeggio and tempo. Changes in this version: Improvements for the filtercutoff routine and the play routine had a problem with the gatetimeout setting.
Jack v4.6 - Amiga
Jack is a multi-purpose program for AmigaOS, AROS and MorphOS. Features: Preferences, Screen snapshot, Knowledge Base, Image editor, Music player, Slideshow, File-management, Auto-updates, etc. Changes in this version: An update of MUI Royale 1.1, New functions: Promote to Screen, Execute Command menu item, Column sorting and Icon Tabs.
Ultimate Opus
Ultimate Opus is an application for the Ultimate cartridge for the Commodore C64. The program is developed by Lft an can be used for managing files on the SD card or via the USB connection. You can download the program from the Commodore Scene Data Base web page.
SysMon v4.3 - Amiga
Sysmon is a system monitor for AmigaOS 4 made by Guillaume Boesel. Recent changes: Settings window, BlockSize column in Volumes tab, an Quit button at the bottom of each tab, Position/size of child windows are now saved. And two new Bench results: OS 4.1 Classic under WinUAE 2.9.0b17 on a i7-4770k 3.5 GHz (Windows 8.1) and OS 4.1 Classic under FS-UAE 2.5.18dev on a MacBook 2006 2.0 GHz (MacOS 10.8).
C65 - FPGA
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. In the last month he has been working on a small problem with the CPU code, but also on the sprites and the RR-NET.
Digital Audio Player - Amiga OS4
The program Digital Audio Player is developed by Thomas Rap and it can play audio files on the Amiga. Digital Audio Player supports the following formats: mp3, aiff, wav, flac, ogg, CDDA raw data, midi, dbm, mod, s3m and xm. It can also read ID3 tags, CDDB data and CD text from audio CDs.
Tape loader tune competition 2014
You can now vote for the Tape loader tune competition 2014. The aim of the music competition is simply to compose a tune which would be suitable to listen to when loading a game from tape or disk. You can choose from more than 30 SIDs.
Rock Dodger - AROS
Rock Dodger is a new game for AROS made by Paul Holt and Robert Krawczyk. In the game you must dodge the rocks that come flying in from the right. You can destroy the rocks by shooting at them with your laser and heat them until they explode. You can also use your protective shield.
Bitzah Retro Pixel Camera
Kicaco has made an Andriod app that shows the world in a retro picture. You can take pictures with your camera and the result will be like a picture on your favourite retro computer. Available computers are: NES, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC20, Atari 2600, Tandy, ZX Spectrum etc.
Kim Uno
Oscar from Obsolescence Guaranteed made an replica of the Commodore KIM-1. For this project Oscar uses a Arduino Uno and a expansion shield with LEDs and a small keyboard. The project is now finished and is a 10 USD open source KIM-1 mini replica and a 6502 programmable calculator.
Boingsworld #56
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Radio Amiga, Playlist Amiga Vibes (m3u), Amiga-dealer in Rio de Janeiro, DVI-Anschluss, Games from Inutilis available again, Amiga Game Creator in development, Putty Squad Limited Edition, Amiga Version Solomons Key 2, indieGO! App Store and MIGs Yesterchips.
Commodore Free #83
A new edition of the English pdf, text, seq, d64, html and Ebook magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, Cover Tape 15, News for the C64, Plus/4, VIC20 and Amiga users. Internet - VICE, Jargon Free - Dumbo Music!, Reviews: Shack, Roll, The Vice Squad, Shoot 'Em Up Destruction Set 3 and a interview with Michał Pleban.
AROS Vision 2.8.1
A new version of AROS Vision is now available. AROS is based on concepts and ideas of the Amiga and the 68000 processor. AROS supports X86, ARM, PPC and 68k. Changes in this version: Improvements for themes, transparent menu's, improvements for Arexx and play lists for Web-Radio.
KryoFlux v2.5
The software for the KryoFlux system has had an update. KryoFlux is a USB-based floppy controller. The system can be used to read a diskette, at low-level, and store the data from this diskette. New in this version: Preview of the RepliFlux technology. Updated G64 generator, Improvements for cell band detection and noise detection. Faster DTC, Improvements for the GUI and support for the wild cards ? and *.
Amiga Power #54
Amiga Power is a printed magazine in the French language for the Amiga user. In this edition the following articles: AFTP Sever OS4 v1.6, AmiKit 7 for Android, AmiPad OS4 v3.2, aTunes OS4 v2.0, USB AmiKit, Odyssey v1.16 / v1.23 OS4, X1000 - AmigaOne XE, GBS 8200 v4.0, Vampire 600, Jim Drew, 68k Solid Gold and Open Forum: The Amiga 1200.
Games That Weren't 64
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: 7 Minutes To Midnight, Grey Slayer, King, Legendary Wings, London Exchange, Money Minefield, Test Match Special, The Sentinel 2, Fireburner and Crystal Chamber. Update: All Terrain Gardener, Cycleburner, Gold Runner, Lock On, Nimitz and Pimple Panic.
Commodore 128 forum
If you are a Commodore C128 user you should visit the C128 forum. The sections in the forum are: General, Herdware, Wheel and Deal, C128 programming, .D?? Depo, Cross platform, Emulation, c128 Demo scene, Useful Links, Alternate OS's and Go64.
TedPlay V1.2.3
TedPlay is a Commodore 264 family music player for the PC. The program supports the following formats: PRG, PSID/RSID and C8M, a new versatile 8-bit computer music file format. Changes in this version: Individual channel selection for SID tunes, improvements for the play list view and the elapsed time.
Retro Asylum Podcast 98
In this episode, Sam (mrsid), Steve (press play on tape) and Paul (the drisk) talk about the history of the budget game kings, Mastertronic. They talk about the key games, milestones in the companies history and there is also a "History of Mastertronic" PDF available.
Ryś USB adapter - Amiga
This USB adapter makes it possible to use and USB HID devices on your Amiga. Features: Support for USB mouses, joysticks and pads, Compatible with every Amiga, Internal USB stack, Boot-loader for firmware updates, Status LED and a 16-bit micro-controller. On the web page is a list of tested devices available.
C64Studio v3.8
C64 Studio is a assembly development environment which is dependent on VICE. You can write assembly code and test this with the VICE emulator. Recent changes: Improvements for: Comments, DASM, Files, Pseudo op's, Dependencies, External commands and Images. Added: Symbols/tokens of dependencies and included files are now also updated after successful compile, !warn pseudo op, Binary not operator (!), CHARVERT, COLORVERT, CHARCOLORVERT, COLORCHARVERT, CHARSET and !mediasrc.
Berusky v1.7 - Amiga
Szilárd Biró released a new version of Berusky. Berusky is a logic game based on the puzzle game Sokoban. The game has 120 levels and in each level you must find the five keys and the exit. Changes in this version: Added extra levels from players and double-size mode question at game start.
Commodore Fan Gazette #004
Commodore Fan Gazette is a pdf Commodore magazine in the Italian language. In this edition: Ready ... Return!, Super Powers A 8 BIT!, Emulate all Amiga's, AmiBridge, Darkness, C64 16KB Cartridge Game Development Competition, Commando Arcade, TETRIS, VICE Squad, PowerGlove, Viccy Bird, Flappy Bird, Blitz, 1541 Ultimate II, Game Parade, You go ON STAGE! and CommVex 2014.