Reset is an pdf magazine (English language) for the Commodore C64 user. In this edition: Editorial, Reviews: Soulless, The Adventures of Scooby Doo and Leisure Suit Leo II. They were our gods, Paper Plane, News, Return of the King, From bedroom to billions, C64 a visual compendium, C64 power supply and more.
The Sunteam web page has made calendars for retro computer fans. You can print out the calendar and use a old CD case as a holder of your calendar. The following calendars are available: ZX-81, ZX-Spectrum, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive and Commodore Amiga.
In this episode of the Scene World Podcast the following: Matt Falcus and Sven Vößing (Cinemaware), Rocket Ranger Reloaded, Wings! Remastered Edition, Sven's Retro Hunter, John Draper and more.
SVS-calc has been updated. New in this version: Password for files. Export function for PlusGraph files. New horizontal 3D graphs. Improvements for the Symbolic Names. Faster video output by using faster machine language routines.
Achim Kern released a new game for the Amiga. In the game you need to build ladders and collect yellow spider eggs. This is very dangerous because the mother spiders will drop blue eggs with green acid gas to destroy your ship and ladders. The game is available for: AmigaOS 3, AmigaOS 4, AROS, Mac OS X, MorphOS, Windows, Linux and Android.
Martin Maly has built an online development tool for retro computers. The features are: Code editor, Simulated workspace for your files, Compiling engines for 8080/8085, Z80, 6502, 6800 and 6809 CPU. Embedded emulators for all these CPUs and emulators for PMI-80, PMD-85, JPR-1, ZX Spectrum, KIM-1 and the Grant Searle Single Board computers.
Roy Fielding made a new game for the Commodore C64. In this game you must guide your paper plane through the hazards. You can use left / right to steer and adjust your speed. The music in the game is from Timo Taipalus.
The web page c64games.de had an update. You can now find 6207 games on this web page. The new games are: 3D Roam, Boxmatch, Burnin Pen 64, Ciphoid 9, Donkey Kong Junior, Eggland, Fifth Axis, I can remember, Indoor Games Pack, Krakout - Doreco-Edition, Mega-Pack (Prism Leisure), Savage Island (Savage Island 1+2), Sports Mix, The Dogs and The Lost Caves 9.
Mini-Mag is a German diskette magazine. In this edition: Editorial, Forum, Doreco, Leo 2, Protector v1.7, Scumm!, Burger Time, Turbo Chameleon 64, Retrobright, Top 5 Games and Demos.
Mr. Pacman is a 8-bit hero gangsta rock band from Denver, USA. Mr. Pacman performance with retro-futuristic outfits, and their Commodore 64 inspired electronic music with a rock attitude. Mr. Pacman uses a SidStation, controlled by his keytar, and Silver Ghost uses a Commodore SX-64 as a bass synthesizer.
In this English D64 magazine the following items: The Charts, News, World of Demos, Market, Last days of Comoland, X2014, The X-Factor, CHCC Medieval, Sceners in the Sun, Matt Gray, Anders Reutersworld, The Crime Scene, Donkey Kong Jr., Hardware corner, het C64GS project and the list.
The Cassiopei now supports VIC-20's that have a memory expansion. The menu program does a small analysis regarding the load-ability of the selected program and relocates the BASIC program where possible. Available are the firmware update (v20141018.hex), a menu program and a user manual.
Amigakit made a kit to install a Compact Flash hard drive in your A1200. The kit includes a IDE to CF adaptor, a plastic rear trapdoor back plate with Compact Flash cut-out and a IDE cable. You can also order a 4 GB Compact Flash hard drive with an complete OS installation.
Donkey Kong Junior is a new game for the Commodore C64. The programming is from Mr. SID, the music was made by Encore and the graphics are from STE'86. The game is a accurate port of original Arcade version from the year 1982. In the game Donkey Kong Jr. must rescue his father from Mario. On his way to his father he must avoid the obstacles and dangerous animals.
After the success of the first batch of the Furia card, the developer decided to make another batch. The Furia EC020 is an accelerator card for Amiga600 with a Motorola MC68EC020 CPU, Motorola MC68882/40 FPU and 9.5 MB of fast memory. The Furia makes the Amiga over 10 times faster, than the original Amiga 600.
Mastertronic Chronicles is a blog of witchfinder dedicated to the Mastertronic games for the Commodore C64. The most recent reviews are: Kentilla (1986), Fist II: The Legend Continues (1989), Kickstart 2 (1987), Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers (1989), Kane 2 (1988), Dan Dare II (1989), Space Walk (1984) and UCM: Ultimate Combat Mission (1988).
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: Latest version of MUI Royale. Check for AISS installation and improvements for the installer script.
GeekTunes is a music player for Andriod. You can use the player to play the following music files: Amiga MOD files included .IT .XM and .S3M, C64 SID files and MP3 files. The recent changes are: Support for Internet radio streaming. A new tool to mark tunes that you like so that you can email yourself a list of favourite tunes from the radio stream.
Olaf Schönweiß has started a new Amiga form (English language) for all Amiga users. The forum has the following sections: News, General Discussion, Events, Amiga, AROS, MorphOS, AmigaOS, FPGA hardware, Articles, Downloads and more.
The Codetapper web page had a interview with Ricardo Puerto. Ricardo Puerto programmed the Amiga game Risky Woods. He used a new technique to create a smooth scrolling 16 colour parallax layer behind the action. You can read all bout the game Risky Woods in the interview.
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: Rebels - Trilogy Intro, Skid Row - Tom Landry Football, Hoodlum - Impossible Mission 2025, Shoot - BBS Intro, Infect - Flashback, Tribe & Unique - Vroom, The Bass, Invisible Crime - Speedball, TRSI & Zenith - Heimdall 2, Anthrox - Naughty ones, The Band - MegaPack, The Band - Excellence, The Band - Compilation, LSD - Archer Macleans Pool, Eclipse - Magic Marbles, Angels - Kind Words, Bronx - Presenter 500, Paradox - Italy 90, Pseudo ops - Zool, Cave - King of the Barbarians, Mystic - Firma and Zombie Boy - IK Plus.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Reviews: AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition Dr. Vector - Made In Italy, Beach Volley, Where Time Stood Still, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Spider Cave, Mad Crash Racing, Boxx, 4096, InstallerGen, GenesisPlus, DigiBooster 3.1, Amiga Forever 2014. Special: Demoscene, Classics (18), Village Tronic Marketing, MorphOS & Office. Workshops: Programming with AmigaOS4 (9). Interviews: Toni Wilen (WinUAE) and Amigastore.eu.
Alf Yngve made a new game for the Commodore C64 with the help of SEUCK. The city of London is taken over by UKRAP (United Kingdom's Robots Against People). You must help Vikram and his dog in the fight against those evil robots. Vikram can shoot water at the robot's and the dog can scare the robots away.
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Voxelnoid - Amiga/MorphOS, USB card RapidRoad, 68020 CPU clone, Computer-Meeting in Wolfsburg, Rys USB adapter, AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition, Amiga Meeting 2014, Petro Tyschtschenko, Axel Knabe, Alinea Computer, Marcom Computerhandel, ArtBase and XoXo.
Richard Bayliss made a new game for the Commodore C64 with the help of SEUCK. In the game you must escape from a glass prison with the help of your laser beam. When you have escaped the prison you must find your space ship and fight the aliens. You must fly through 16 different zones in the underworld.
Oricutron (formerly known as Oriculator) is an emulator for the Oric series of computers. This emulator is available for AmigaOS 4, MorphOS, MacOS and Windows. Changes in this version: Improved memory access and auto-booting of Jasmin disks. Added a virtual on-screen keyboard and the remapping of keys. And ACIA 6551 serial port emulation including a virtual modem over TCP/IP.
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, number 56.
The Dutch Commodore User Group had a meeting on October 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.
Censor Design and Oxyron released a new demo for the Commodore C64 at the X-2014 party in the Netherlands. Code: Axis, Bob, CRT, Lavazza, Mirage, Peiselulli, Swallow and The Human Code Machine. Music: Fanta and Magnar Harestad. Graphics: Bitbreaker, Creeper, DeeKay, Mirage, N3XU5, Sphinx, Veto and Yazoo. Linking & Loader: Bitbreaker. Sampling: Magnar Harestad, Swallow and The Human Code Machine.
The video of Comaland on YouTube.
The video of Comaland on YouTube.
TOSEC has been updated. TOSEC, or The Old School Emulation Center, is a group of people dedicated to the preservation of games and other programs for home computer and console systems. In this update: 8 new, 131 updated and 7 removed.
Wiebo de Wit is writing a blog (English language) about the Ultimate II cartridge for the Commodore C64. The Ultimate II is an cartridge that can emulate the 1541 disk drive, it has SD / USB storage, a real-time clock, REU emulation, SID player and tape emulation. Wiebo has written the following articles: Floppy Copy, Software!, File use and Hardware.
The web page c64endings.co.uk has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: Sgt Slaughters Mat Wars (Mindscape), Terror of the Deep (Mirrorsoft), Ultima III: Exodus (Origin Systems), Vegas Jackpot (Mastertronic), The Wombles (Alternative Software), Whistler's Brother (Br0derbund), Wheelin' Wallie (Interceptor Software), Weird Dreams (Rainbird), Warlock's Quest (Infogrames) and War in Middle Earth (Melbourne House).
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).
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.