Ptyerman has made 3 new calendars for the year 2017. The theme of the calendars is the Amiga computer. You can print the calendars in the sizes 450x582 mm / 582x450mm.
The new Retro invaders calendar is now available. The theme this time is: PETSCII art. The calendars are available in many languages.
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: Improved the saving of the window position and the DIRECTORY ToolType. And extended support for BufferSize=File to more file types.
Csaba released a new game for the Commodore Plus/4. The game 1010! is a puzzle game. The game can be played with the joystick or the keyboard.
On the Retrohax web page you can see how to repair your Commodore C64. This time the C64 got a new paint-job too.
Edition 99 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: Audacious, Agent Lux, ADOM, Sqrxz, Hurrican, KOG, Ami-Ingenious, Amiga Parachute, Cybergames, AmiSystemRestore, Zormanita, AmigaOS 4.1 Update 5, Audio - OS4Depot, Data processing with AmigaDOS (3), Mercurial (2), C-Workshop (16), Classic Reflections (7) - NewTek, Caanoo (2), ACube, Classic Computing, Geit@Home #3 2012, Modding A600GT, Editorial, News and Up2Date.
Intric8 from the blog AmigaLove wrote a blog over how to connect your Commodore C64 to Wi-Fi and run a BBS system.
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: Crystal - PP Hammer, The magnum Force 0 Chips Challenge, Silents - Wacky Races, Fairlight - BugMon, Hybrid - Astro Fire, Crystal - Gunboat, Legend - Micromachines, Jism & Fast - Legends, Paradox - Fifa occer, Napalm - Virtua Fighter, TRSI - Theatre of Death, Flashtro - Warp, Cracking Tutorial, Razor 1911 - Space Quest 5, Razor 1911 - Quake 2 and ACU - Import.
Zaadii (Sadi Yigit) released a new game for the Commodore C64. The game "Hack Attack" is an strategy game that reached the first place at the Forum64 Game Competition 2016: Strategy. In the game you must prevent that a secret organisation takes over all networks on earth.
Forum64 Game Competition 2016: Strategy.
Forum64 Game Competition 2016: Strategy.
It is now possible to make a pre-order for the FPGA-Turbocard: Vampire V500 V2+. When the cards are available you will be contacted. The price for a Vampire V500 V2+ will be 300 Euro.
Bergbert III - The Blue Knight is a new SEUCK game made by CFS (code / graphics) and Response, Richard and Rob Hubbard (music). In the game you must save the environment.
SEUCK competition 2016
SEUCK competition 2016
The Wicher 500 is a turbo card for the Amiga 500. The specifications are: MC 680000 processor, clock 7/14MHz, Fast RAM max. 8 MB EDO SIMM, IDE controller and SPI controller. The prototype is ready and a speed test is available.
FREEZE64 is a fanzine for Commodore 64 gamers and hackers. In this edition: Hunchback, Lasse Öörni, free cheat card (2), 4K Crap game competition cheats, an Xmas download, Hackersoft tutorial: Level skip, Games in the making, Next level: The Bear Essentials, Game ending focus: Last Ninja 3, and lots of exclusive pokes
Jeff Harris developed a Slack Client for the Commodore C64. He connected an Raspberry Pi via an RS-232 to the user port of the Commodore C64. He also wrote an application in 6502 assembly for the C64 and a NodeJS app which talks to the Slack RTM API.
The web page Amigos added new articles last month: Popeye 2, Pray For Death, Fightin' Spirit, Amiga CD32 repair, Amiga 2000 Weird Mouse Issues, A1200 Power Supply Option, James Pond, Simon the Sorcerer, Huckleberry Hound, Archon II, A600, A1200, RJ Mical - Simpsons, A2000 floppy, Stunt Car Racer TNT, Bar Games, Hardball! and Doody.
The web page c64endings.co.uk has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: Gerry the Germ (Firebird), Final Fight (U.S. Gold), Enduro Racer (Activision), Dark Lord (Datasoft), Castle Master (Domark), The Bard's Tale: Tales of the Unknown (Electronic Arts) and Aigina's Prophecy (Unknown).
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: Apple Hunt, Edd Schiester, Karate Worm 2, Merc Sim, Mutant Penguin, Power Games 20, Space Panic, Message Center 9, Oepir Risti 8, ROM 3, Using AMOS Issue 1, Warriors Inn 12 (German), Kids Disk 2, 3 & 6, Snowy, Chain Reaction/CPU, Frantix & Mutant Pigs, Litterbusters, Snake In The Grass, Tonys Glider Game, Worm Hole, Childrens Favourites 2, Key Quick II, Kids Only 1, Night Math Attack, The Gallows and The Weather Guide.
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 PSID, diagnostic system, manual, SID player and copying from a cassette to a diskette.
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: AlterImage Genlock Manual, The Publishers Choice Manual, COMputer, Commodore Computing, Amiga Hardware Reference Manual, Commodore 1801 Monitor User's Guide, Gunship 2000 Manual, Star LC10c User's Manual, Commodore plus/4 Commercial (Danish), Commodore C16 Commercial (Danish), Blasters Party Invite, HiScore and CU Amiga Magazine.
Rob Cranley release an update of ADFBlitzer. With ADFBlitzer it is possible to transfer ADF images to and from the Amiga. Changes in this version: Progress bar, cancel function, AB3 format, error checking (file & drive), low memory mode and improvements for the GUI and read / write routines.
Merlin released a construction set for the game Great Giana-Sisters. He also added new features: moving platforms (elevators), Giana can swim, many new enemies and more.
A video of the Great Giana-Sisters Construction-Set.
A video of the Great Giana-Sisters Construction-Set.
In this German language d64 magazine for the Commodore C116, C16 and the Plus/4 the following articles: Forum, Scene, Tips & Tricks, Arcanoid, Fakultaet, Minefiled, Bombrunner, Knack dem Code, Binominalkoeffizienten, Primzahlermittl., Computerspass, Hardware, Crazy Worms,Space Invaders, Convoy, Climb-It, Rich Freddy, Borrowed Time (9) and Music Composer Synth.
Are you tired of playing the original Boulderdash game again and again? There are lots of people who create their own Boulderdash versions. Firefox released his newest Boulderdash game called "Yellow Dash".
The Altiworld BBS has had an update and a new tutorials on effectively navigating the system is now available. The BBS has a sub-board for almost every system. You can use a modern browser to access the BSS.
A new version of YAPE is available. YAPE is a Windows emulator for the Commodore Plus/4. The changes in this release are: Improvements for tape (signal detection), hue phase (CRT), sound, speedometer and the monitor.
Riq released the UniJoystiCle v0.4. Changes in this version: ESP8266, mini webserver, two c64 joysticks with one game controller and updates for the iOS Client, Android Client and the documentation.
The Uni Games V0.4.
The Uni Games V0.4.
ZeHa made a X-Mas edition of his Commodore C64game Shotgun. The game can be played with four players! In the game you can collect guns and shoot at each other, but each gun only has 3 bullets. It is a very fast game and perfect for a retro or demo party.
A new edition of the English pdf, text, seq, d64, html and Ebook magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, news, Commodore SID chip, Andreas Beermann, FPGASID, Growing Pains, DUBCRT, Tim Koch and Space Chase (PET).
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amiga 32 Germany, MorphOS, Enemy2, Prisma Megamix, Viva Amiga, Hyperion - WB 3.1, A500+, Deepwood Castle, BB 2016: Petro Tyschtschenko, Jens Schönfeld & Bizcocho, Amiga MADF Manager and Bad Bramstedt 2016.
Arthur Jordison has released a new version of CBM prg Studio. Changes in this version: Added a TARGET directive, ifdef and import of SEQ files. Improvements for constants, label names, status bar, sprite editor and the character editor.
A new version of the web browser NetSurf is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for time handling, CSS, SVG, GIF, BMP, web-search, scheduler, tabs and AmigaOS3 support.
A new version of the Windows based D64 editor is now available. The features of this program are: Reading of D64 files, display the directory, move files around in the directory and rename files. Export from D64 to PRG. View/Edit the BAM and the data blocks.
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: Amibian (Raspberry Pi / Amiga) with Gunnar Kristjánsson and Thomas Navarro Garcia.
Steve Morrow made an Excel sheet with the memory map of the Commodore C64. At the moment he has documented the memory addresses 0 - 62097. He is still working on the last part of the memory map.
Bobbi is working on a scripting language for the Commodore VIC20. At the moment he is still developing VICScript but if you find a problem or have a suggestion please contact Bobbi.
Return magazine is a German print magazine about the 8-bit computers from A (Atari) to Z (ZX Spectrum). In this edition: Lemmings, Secret of Evermore (SNES), Maze of the Mummy (C64), Zeit der Stille (C64), Philips CD-i, Indiana Jones Greatest Adventures (SMD), Rainbow Six: Black Ops (PC), Keyman64, Game magazine from the 80s & 90s (2), AmigaOS (6), Old Bits, Pixelkunst, Crystal Castles, Forgotten Worlds and Dr.Future - Auf Wiedersehen Monty.
Mase64 made a YouTube video about SEUCK games, a few examples are: 1917, 1941, 2000 Kung Fu Maniacs, Abyssonout, Action Tank II, Alaste, Alian Kill II, Anger, Argon and many more.
An update for the Hall of Light web page: DeLuxe Galaga, Abandoned Places: A Time For Heroes, Miklós Tihor, Hawkeye, PacMan '96, Crystal Dragon, Violator, Jürgen Schober, Christopher Dissauer, Andreas Oberdorfer, SmurfHunt, SuperTed: The Search For Spot, Smurf Rescue, José Antonio Herrán Martin, Bundesliga Manager Hattrick, Antti Kallioinen, Mortal Kombat, Blutrausch, Jacco Van't Riet, Pete Dabbs and King Of Karate.
The last couple of months there have been updates for Kick Assembler. The recent changes are: Added an errorif directive. Improvements for referencing variables and a small update for the manual.
Philippe Lang started a new Kickstarter project to produce new keycaps for the Amiga computer. The project will include 96 keycaps for the Amiga 1200, 12 extra keycaps for the other Amiga models (A500, A600, A2000, A3000 & A4000), 100 springs and 16 plastic clips.
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: TWOFER #14: Formula 1 Simulator (Mastertronic, 1985), Maniac Mansion (Lucasfilm Games, 1987), Ghostbusters (Activision, 1984), NGOTM: Reaxion (Cosine, 1994) and Anarchy (Hewson Consultants/Rack-It, 1987).
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: Adam Zalepa and AmiWest 2016.
C64 Studio is an assembly development environment which is dependent on VICE. You can write assembly code and test this with the VICE emulator. Recent changes: Improvements for the Sprite editor and nested IFs. Added the <> operator, !pseudopc (ACME) and build chains.
The Game Show made a video review of the Armiga, the Amiga 500 hardware emulation console. The Armiga has a Dual Core ARM CPU, 720p video, 3D-printed case, microSD, USB ports and an original Kickstart 1.3.
Crazy Music is a new game for the Commodore C64. The game is developed by The Mad Scientist and The Overkiller.
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: A problem was solved that could occur during the changing of the settings.
Vic Porter made a Commodore VIC20 version of the C64 game Hat Trick. The game is an ice hockey game for two players with support for two joysticks (via userport). The source code is included in the download.
In this English diskette magazine the following items: Interviews: Lman, Oziphantom and Goto80. World of demo’s, Hardware corner, Crackers map, X206, Gamescom, Thunder from down under, Spanish game dev scene and The list.
DLH's Commodore Archive is a web page for Commodore documentation. You can find magazines, books and manuals. The latest additions are: 64 Doctor, Chipwits, Z-Pilot, Alien Destruction Set, The Mandroids Files, Omnitronic The Hot Shot Graphics Printer Interface, Blue Chip Commodore Printer Interface, Astro Talk, Intrigue!, Kartridge Kracker, COCO, Tower Toppler, Circus Charlie, Action City, BASIC Lessons, Mind Shadow, Gameware 2-on-One BMX Trials, 1985 The Day After, Pinball Construction Set, Stocker Capcom Disk Pak Captain Commando Series, Simon & Schuster Catalog, The Commodore 64 Program Book, Pastfinder, Graphics Basic, Computer Tutor Basic Learning Series Grade 4-6 and Hack Driver.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Spielfeld, Alarcity, Tower 57, Synergy, Giana Sisters S.E., Reshoot, Tales of Gorluth 2, OS4 Depot, Infection, Amibian, FryingPan, Trevors Soapbox, Eyetech Group, Demoscene, Blitz Basic (2), Gamescom 2016, Classic Computing 2016, Commodore Expo Las Vegas 2016, Evoke 2016 and Amiga Waves.