PET Diagnostic
Tynemouth software has developed a new diagnostic system for the PET / CBM computer. The diagnose system is placed in the socket of the 6502 CPU and runs a number of tests.
Vampire 2 Review
Dan Wood made a review of the Vampire 2 accelerator for the Amiga A600. He demonstrates how to install the hardware and how fast the A600 is with this new accelerator.
Bunkerparty 2016
Dienstagstreff organises a Commodore meeting from 9 until 11 September in Bochum - Germany. You can stay for three days and the food and drinks are included in the entrance fee. You can also participate in the Mixed-compo (demos, graphics or games).
Lotek64 #53
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Lo*bert, Editorial, News, Retro-Publishing: poly.play, Mirco Geldermann/Magic Disk 64, Diskdrive - C65, PLLUG, Amiga-Prototyp Velvet, USB-Adapter Unicorn - Atari ST, TV-Gameshow, DK Bongos, Resume, Youtube-Channels, Star-Wars, Quod Init Exit, Nerd-Roadmovie, Coco-Notes, U-Bahn-Kunst, Commodore Meeting Wien 2016, Chipmusik, GameBoy-Music, SIDologie and Videogame Heroes #19: Q*bert.
Scripted Amiga Emulator v0.9
Rupert Hausbergers made an Amiga Emulator with the help of Javascript and HTML 5. This emulator can be used inside a modern browser such as Chrome. Changes in this version: Improvements for the CPU, Audio, Blitter, CIA, Config, Copper, Custom, Disk, Drawing, Events, Expansion, Filesys, Gayle, Hardfile, IDE, Memory, Roms, Playfield, RTC en Serial
Maze Of The Mummy - C64
Psytronik Software released a new game for the Commodore C64. In the game you can explore 15 separate pyramids with in total 225 playable levels. The game is made by Michaelangelo Carbonara (code), Federico Sesler (graphics) and Sascha Nagie (music).
ACE v1.12 - MorphOS
ACE is an Amstrad CPC emulator developed by Philippe Rimauro. The emulator is written in the language C and its GUI is based on MUI 4. The changes in this version are: Update from gcc4 to gcc5. Improvements for CRTC 0/1, VSync, Kempston mouse, AMX mouse, Tape2HD and the disc drives.
VChar64 v0.1.0
Ricardo Quesada developed a character editor for the Commodore 64. The features are: Import, export, rotate, invert, clear, shift to left, right, up and down. Changes in this version: Improvements for Export, Save, Recent Files and Multicolour.
VIC MIDI cartridge - VIC-20
Kevin Casteels (Alterus) made a reviews of the VIC MIDI cartridge with ULTIMEM for the Commodore VIC 20 computer. The VIC MIDI cartridge offers a MIDI-IN, OUT and THRU support, but also 512kB FLASH ROM and 128kB RAM.
Sprite Castle
Rob "Flack" O'Hara has a web page for all his podcasts. Besides the podcast you can also find the links of web pages mentioned in the podcast. The most recent games are: Ghostbusters (Activision, 1984) and Complete Computer Fireworks Celebration Kit (Activision, 1985).
WHDLoad
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. Improved: Assassin Special Edition, Hard'n'Heavy, The 100 Most Remembered C64 Game-Tunes, John Madden Football, Flimbos Quest, Manhunter, Fire Force, Beyond Dark Castle, F-16 Combat Pilot, Strip Poker, Strip Poker 2 / Deluxe Strip Poker, Line of Fire, Rock Challenge and Final Fight.
Fort Django - C64
Fort Django is a new game for the Commodore C64. The game has been developed by Dr. TerrorZ. In the game you must shoot the bad guys, collect the bags and find the exit. If you play faster you will get more bonus.
20 Years HVSC
The High Voltage SID Collection is now 20 years! For this occasion a special music collection has been compiled.

There is also an update available of the High Voltage SID Collection. There are now more than 48,500 SIDs in the collection. In this update 1022 new SIDs, 811 fixed/better rips, 791 SID credit fixes, 143 SID model/clock info's, 60 tunes identified and 74 tunes moved. You can download the update from the HVSC web page.


HVSC - Update #65
Amiga Future #121
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Spielfeld, BAUERSoft, Sqrxz 4, Voodoo Nightmare, Oubliette, OS4 Depot, Starships, Free PlayStation Emulator, VICE, SL-6602 Retro-Joystick Competition Pro, GBAPII++ - Grafikkarte, USB-Adapter: Rys MKII, TOM 32, Trevors Soapbox, Amiga-Spiele-Retrospektive: 1985 & 1986, Cheats, Amiga Future Webpage, Developers Log Reshoot, RBM Digitaltechnik, Demoscene and Matthias "Mazze" Rustler.
Pac-Pac - Plus/4
The Assassins crew release a new game for the Commodore Plus/4. The game is made by Skoro (code), KiCHY (grafix) and Csabo (music). In the game you guide Pac- Pac through 64 different screens. The game has a smooth gameplay and beautiful colours.

Pac-Pac - Plus/4 on YouTube.
Happiga
Happiga is a emulation system that can be used on a very small computer such as a Raspberry Pi. It uses the UAE4ARM emulator to emulate an Amiga 4000 AGA including Picasso96. You can use a real keyboard and joystick via the Keyrah V2. Changes in this version: An update for Raspbian, support for 128 MB Z3 RAM, a new menu and other small improvements.
SID Known v1.12
Wilfred Bos released an update of SID Known. This version is compatible with the latest HVSC (#65). SID Known is a tool which you can use to identify SID tunes from SID and PRG files.
Vampire600 / Apollo - Silver7
The Vampire600 turbo card uses the Apollo FPGA-core to emulate the 68000 CPU and the SAGA graphics chip. The changes for Apollo are: Added CHK2, CAS2, CMP2, EXTW/L, FAST-IDE and a HDMI boot-pic. Improvements for BFEXTU, BFEXTS, MOVES, NCBD, PACK, TRAPcc and SUBQ/BNE.
Retro Asylum Podcast 144
Retro Asylum Podcast is an English podcast for the retro computer fans. In this episode: Matt Wilsher & Mad’s Kristensen talk with Mark Hardisty about his book on Gremlin Graphics.
Virtuoso 0.99 - C64
Hein has released an update for his music tool for the Commodore C64. The features are: Main editor: sequencer, patterns, instruments, step and FLO programs. Jam mode: mono, poly or layered. Selection of instruments, song, octave or song speed and a diskette menu.
The Retro Hour #27
The Retro Hour web page had an interview with the legendary C64 and Amiga musician Chris Hülsbeck, the man behind classic game soundtracks like Turrican 2, R-Type and The Great Giana Sisters.
Regenerator 1.7 - C64
Regenerator is a program made by Tomaz Kac, that will disassemble a Commodore 64 machine code program on your Windows PC. Changes in this version: Multiple system support, improvements for JMP/JSR and Immediate Load in $00 - $ff.
AmigaRemix
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. The following Amiga music is added to the web page: Assassin Special Edition - Title, Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 - Title, Agony - Loading Mountain (Breathless RMX), Turrican 2 - The Greath Bath, Pinball Dreams - Beatbox Theme (daXX Remix), Human Target (daXX Remix), Monday (Maf remake) and Another World Ending (Another Rebelcitizen Ending Remix).
CGSC v1.33
The CGSC (Compute's Gazette Sid Collection) has had an update. The COMPUTE!'s Sidplayer was a music system, created by Craig Chamberlain and Harry Bratt, for the Commodore 64. The aim of the Compute's Gazette Sid Collection is to preserve as many of those Sidplayer music files in one location as possible. The current collection contains 15311 MUS, 4208 STR and 5224 WDS files.
The Retrogaming Times #3
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! - Amidar Clones, The Controller Chronicles - Atari 2600 Joystick, Retrogaming Feels - Dungeons of Daggorath, A Pirate's Life For Me - Second Journey, SHOTGUN - Four Player Action On C64! - Cover Story, Jason Knigge Collection Profile, Carly A. Kocurek Interview and See You Next Game.
Commodore.software
The web page Commodore.software has had an update with many new items: HxCEdit, Pro Fills Volume 3, Gamesmith Development System Reference Manual, Pagesetter Users Guide, Ham It Up Addendum V1.02, Amigavision, Hisoft Basic Professional, Bbs-Pc Electronic Bulletin Board System Addendum, Prowrite V3.2.2 Users Manual, Express Copy Operators Manual, Superjam! V1.1 Users Guide Addendum, Organize!, Superjam!, The Director, Animouth Manual, Thinker Users Guide Release 2.2 Supplement, Bbs-Pc Electronic Bulletin Board System V4.03 and Blitz Basic 2 Addendum.
Botticelli Bilderdisk #41
Erich released a new Botticelli Bilderdisk for the Commodore C16 and the Plus/4. This double-sided diskette is filled with pictures in the Botticelli format. The Magica viewer is used to display the pictures. The pictures are a mix of handmade and digitized pictures.
Karl Hörnell interview
The C64.com web page had an interview with Karl Hörnell. Karl worked on the following games for the Commodore C64: Fruity, Ronald Rubberduck, Velocipede, Clean-Up, Velocipede II, Fungus, Melonmania, Toad Force and Clean-Up Service.
Dual Core C64
Telmo Moya replaced the standard 6510 CPU of the Commodore C64 with a dual core CPU. The first core is a 6510 and the second core is a Z80. This makes it possible to use CP|M on the C64 without the original CP|M cartridge.
WonderVIC
MCes is working on a modified Commodore VIC20. This modification includes a full expansion RAM (37K) and an alternative kernal. And the cartridge expansion is still available for the user. Configuration is done via the function keys, and no extra switches are required.
AMIcast #013
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Daniel Müßener / Daytona, known from Wings Battelfield, Tower 57 and Wings Remastered.
C64 Intros Reorganizer
K.C. released a new version of the C64 Intros Reorganizer. This script copies or moves the intros available from intros.c64.org to a folder structure that is more convenient when using a 1541Ultimate or another C64 storage solution.
Retro Academy - MiST
Francesco Sblendorio wrote an review about the MiST. In this review he writes about the hardware, connections, configuration, performance, compatibility and a field test. The English translation is from Ignazio Palmisano.
C64Studio v4.8
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 highlighting, memory information, sprite editor, key mapping, Pi and lots of other smaller improvements.
Micro VICious
R'zo made a synthesiser program that allows you to shift the tone, tune and the octaves of the 4 voices of the VIC20 across 2 playable octaves. Micro VICious can be used on a unexpanded VIC20.
Frutty Man - Plus/4
Frutty Man is a Basic game for the Amstrad/Schneider CPC from Andreas Leicht. Roland Kunz converted the game to the Commodore Plus/4, C16 and the C64. In the game you must collect all the fruit but your opponent will try to prevent this.
Check64
Thomas developed a new test-system for the Commodore C64. The test-system will be available as a kit: printed circuit board, electronic parts and a EPROM (programmed). The available tests are: C64 Dead Test ROM, C64 Diagnostic ROM, 1541 DIAG (worldofjani.com) and C128 Diagnostic ROM.
Boingsworld #77
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amiga Meeting Bad Bramstedt, AmigaTec Birthday, Mediator PCI 3 Volt version, Startpage for Amigafans, Commodora Amiga in pixels, Wings and Daniel Müßener.
Yatzy - C64
Yatzy is a new game for the Commodore C64. The game is made by Ron (code /graphics), Fredrik (music) and shine (graphics). The game can be played with 1 to 4 players.
Reset #09
Reset is an pdf magazine for the Commodore C64 user. In this edition: Hyper Sentinel, Four5Six Pixel, Andrew & Rob Hewson, News, Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers, Barnsley Badger, Tiger Claw, Paradroid Redux, GTW64, 3D Lunattack, Hessian, Rack-It, Freedom Expansion Board and Insects in Space.
Attitude #17
In this English diskette magazine the following: Editorial, Scene news, News from the groups, Ultimate II+ cartridge, interview with HCL/Booze Design and the Gubbdata 2016 party report.
SEUCK competition 2016
You can now submit your games for the SEUCK competition 2016. The latest entry is F-Clash 64 from Canseco. In the game you must fight with your jet-plane over the city and the sea.
Athanor - VIC20
Majikeyric made a new adventure game for the Commodore VIC20. The game can be played on a Commodore VIC20 with a 32K RAM expansion. In the game you are a Franciscan Monk and must discover the mysteries in the abbey.
ZX-Live - Amiga
Dmitriy Zhivilov released a new version of the ZX-Spectrum 48/128k and Pentagon 128k emulator for the Amiga. Features: Emulation of all Z80 instructions, flags, registers and interrupts. Support for keyboard, Kempston joystick / mouse, border, sound, 1818VG93 and load & save in many formats. In this version improvements for Tape: Fast auto LOAD and Fast with delays.
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: FRGR #06: Octapolis (English Software, 1987), Test Drive (Accolade, 1987), APB (Atari Games/Tengen, 1987), SWIV (Storm, 1991) and FRGR #05: Space Satellite (Teknopiste, 1985).
Amigos
The web page Amigos added new articles last month: Trivai Night, Amigo Scour, Mouse Trap, James Pond, Flood, Gurus meditating, The Great Giana Sisters, Buggy Boy, Pac-Mania, Rambo III, Boat and Flack talk Retro Gaming, Flashback, 8 piracy killers that weren't, Street Fighter II, A bundle of dreams and Mortal Kombat II.
C64 Endings
The web page c64endings.co.uk has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: Mancopter (Datasoft), The Last Ninja 3 (System 3), KGB Agent (Pirate Software), Jaws (Screen 7), Imagination (Firebird), Hawkeye (Thalamus), Gates of Dawn (Virgin Games), Fighting Soccer (Activision), Elvin (Rainbow Arts), Dark Caves (CP Verlag), Captain Power and The Soldiers of the Future (Box Office) and Barbarian (Psygnosis/Melbourne House).
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: Computer Conflict, Moria, Parodia Adventure, Senseless Violence, Soccer Cards - FA Cup, Mangled Fenders ACE, UChess, Wipe Off, WipeOut!, Yatcy, Demon Wars, TurboRaketti and UFOs.
Sprite Castle
Rob "Flack" O'Hara has a web page for all his podcasts. Besides the podcast you can also find the links of web pages mentioned in the podcast. The most recent games are: Sword of Fargoal (Epyx) and One on One (Electronic Arts).
Retro Commodore
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: How to connect your VIC (20), COMputer, Learning through LOGO, Simon's BASIC op de Commodore 64, Het muziekboek voor de Commodore 64 and Het grafiekboek voor de Commodore 64.