A new edition of the English pdf, text, seq, d64, html and Ebook magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Retro Innovations, QuadPortIEC, MUIbase, AmiWest, UNP64, VIC20 C16 Game/Compilation, Amigula, ffmpeg, C128, Asteroids Emulator, Obligement, Revival Studios, Turbo Chameleon, Vampire A600. Reviews: Down! (PET), The Hype Game and Little Sara Sister.
Moebius Goatlizard is a new game for the Amiga made by Andrew Gillen and Jaco van der Walt. In the game you must collect all the aliens in a level. You can use a teleport pad and you can bend space and time. But watch out for the guards and bombs. The game is tested on a Amiga 600, 1200, 3000, 4000 and the CDTV.
Steve Gray started a new project. He uses a 80 column (monochrome) CBM/PET to display a 40 column screen with colour. A normal 80 column CBM/PET uses two RAM banks for the text. Steve now uses one RAM bank for the text (40 columns) and the other RAM bank for the colour information. You can read all the details on Steve's web page.
FS-UAE is a multi-platform Amiga emulator for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X based on UAE/WinUAE. Changes in this version: Log option for debugging. New translations. Better support for A3000 and A4000 with the game database. And several bugs are removed.
Exomizer is a program that compresses files with efficient decompress time and file size. It can produce stand-alone self-decrunching files. This version is dedicated to 264 machines. This version repairs several problems for the 264 series and there is now also a c16 target.
Brian Bagnall has finished a new book with the title Commodore: The Amiga Years. The book will be available from July 01, 2013. In the book Brian talks about the Commodore Amiga, a computer that was five years ahead of its competition. Besides the Amiga, other product such as the C128, Geos, game consoles, and the C65 are also examined in depth.
You can now vote for your favorite game in the SEUCK Compo 2013. The games for 2013 are: The Dark Within, Dante's Department Store, Gold Quest 5, Sheer Earth Attack, Spy Rider, Realms of Midgard, Zombie Brain Eaters, Aufwaerts (Going Upwards), Dodo's Deep Doo-Doo, Synergy and Amazon Gold.
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: Alpha Flight - Dari, The Silents - Bionic Commando, The Star Frontiers - Tetris, The Star Frontiers - Uridium, Alpha Flight - NorthSea Inferno, Cleveland Cracking Service - StarForce Fighter, Alpha Flight - Klepkomania and Eagle Soft Inc - Mini Putt.
Dan Wood made a video about SD card readers for the C64. In his 12 minute video he explains how to use a SD card reader for the Commodore C64. He demonstrates loading C64 games, demos and applications from SD cards. Transfer software from PC to Commodore 64 via SD cards and a SD2IEC reader.
Mfilos has written an article over the overclocking of a Amiga 600. He used a ACA630 with an alternative oscillator of 75 MHz in his A600. During his test of 3 hours the Amiga was running stable. To keep the ACA630 cool he used an extra fan on the heat sink. You can read all details his blog.
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: 12 new, 96 updated and 2 removed.
A new version of the Amiga emulator WinFellow is now available. Recent changes: Improvements for the interrupts, the debugger and the audio. Emulation of a battery backed real-time clock (Oki MSM 6242). Support for 2 joysticks and the PDF user guide is updated.
Robby from the web page MOS 6502 had an interview with Petro Tyschtschenko. Petro worked for Commodore and later became president of Amiga Technologies. Petro talks about his time with Commodore, Amiga, Escom and Gateway.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Improved: Fallen Angel (Emerald Software Ltd). Improved: Rainbow Islands (Ocean), Tennis Cup (Loriciel/Electronic Zoo), Tennis Cup (Loriciel/Electronic Zoo), Metal Mutant (Silmarils), Maya (Silmarils), Ishar 1/2/3 (Silmarils), Manhattan Dealers / Operation Cleanstreets (Silmarils), Wind Surf Willy (Silmarils), Boston Bomb Club (Silmarils), Bunny Bricks (Silmarils), Targhan (Silmarils), Maya (Silmarils) and Colorado (Silmarils).
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: Improved: Import / export, graphic screen editor, Basic string macros, the disassembler output and the debugger. New: Saving and export of graphic screen editor data. External functions for the assembler, Code labels and Binary display for Media Manager.
Mike Johnson (Mr. NOP) released a game for the Commodore PET/CBM 30xx and 40xx models. In the game you must navigate through a maze and collect food. You can change the doors to keep away the predators. Some levels have faster enemy speeds and level 4 has an invisible maze.
Ladybug video on YouTube.
Ladybug video on YouTube.
Robert Broglia released c64.emu for Android. C64.emu is an advanced Commodore 64 emulator based on VICE 2.4.3. Features: Cart/Tape/Disk auto-start. Save states. FastSID and ReSID. NTSC and PAL support. Generic Bluetooth/USB gamepad and keyboard support and more. Remark: No ROMs/disk images are included.
The web page ADA (Amiga Demoscene Archive) has added new demo's. The new demo's are: Straff (Spaceballs), Fracture (Focus Design & In-Sect), The machinist (Elude), Rink a dink redux (Lemon), Smoke & mirrors (Ghostown & Loonies), Thrice (Dekadence) and The electric skater (Focus Design).
Mini-Mag is a German diskette magazine. In this edition: Editorial, letters from readers, Interview: Sebastian "Mac of Tugcs", Review: Ma Tsu, Party: Doreco #36, Retrotreff #08, Marburger Stammtisch and Retrogames e.v. Charts, Manual: Adressmaster. And a puzzle.
KJetil Hvalstrand released a new version of Excalibur. Excalibur is a taskbar / start button for AmigaOS4. Changes in this version: Improvements to the GUI. Save and load of font settings and RGB colour options for clock and screens. Improved the check_ext() function and disk.info is now ignored. Font shadow option and max icon size option changed to menu and toolbar instead of global and much more.
Amazon Gold is a new game for the Commodore C64, made by IndyJR/FanCA. This game is an of the competitors in the SEUCK 2013 competition. In the game your are in the Amazon jungle searchin for a temple of gold. But you must travel a dangerous road to the temple.
Edition 86 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: News, Interview: Petro Tyschtschenko. Hardware: ZorRAM. Show: Amiga Event Essen. Reviews: NTP Commander, FreeDink, Gianas Return, Gish, Ooze, Archmage, BosWarrs, A/NES Pro, AAMP & Gimp, Digital Univers, MorphOS 2.5, Timberwolf, FFmpeg and Screen Recorder. Workshops: Rhinghio and C-Workshop (3). Special: Amiga Retrospective (20).
Aufwaerts (Going Upwards) is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by Sonny Top (Bamse). The game is one of the competitors in the SEUCK 2013 competition. In the game you must memorise a map and then you have to guide your bubble safely through the course. If you make a mistake your bubble will burst.
Martijn from Revival Studios released a new game for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. In this game you need to help Wizzy to reach the top of each building. But all the elevators are out of control. The game can be played on all CBM / PET computers except the 2001. The game is available on a real cassette or as an digital download.
Payton Byrd released a new version of CBM Command. The recent changes are: CBM Command is now available in D64 and D80. Side-By-Side panels or Top-And-Bottom panels on 40 column systems. Batch diskette image creation. User can select drive or partition number.
You can now listen to a new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language). You can listen to the following articles: A-EON: HD-Audio driver, Turbo-card: Vampire 600 is now working stabile, Prototype: Minimig housing in A1000 design, BBoAH: continues with a new internet address, TCP-Stack: Roadshow 1.9, Papa Petro: Amiga-1200 motherboards, ACA 500: New prototype, Retro housing X500 Plus, Hyperion and Individual close license deal, AmigaOS 4: Personal Paint, Leona's Tricky Adventures, Velocity for AGA Amiga's, SuperFrog, Ball Breaker, Frogatto, VirusKiller, Apple Lisa / Macintosh, Amiga 1000, Atari ST, Omnibus, Commodore A570, Maestro Professional, AD 516, GVP A530, Masoboshi Video Digi, Retina and Boeder PCMCIA cards.
The web page c64endings.co.uk has added new endings of Commodore C64 games. The most recent additions are: Bobby Bearing (The Edge), Altered Beast (Activision), Battle Through Time (Artworx Software) and Strangeloop (Virgin Games).
In this English pdf and html magazine about the retro gaming computers the following articles: Sega vs. Nintendo Throwdown - Khelvin's Team, Des Gamer - Fanboyism, The 16-Bit Console Wars (1): The "Preamble Ramble", Retro Collecting 101 - Midwest Gaming Classic & The Changing Of The Times, Apple II Incider - Apple II Sound And Music, Gaming Studies With The Tomy Tutor - Pooyan, NES'cade - Pooyan, The Retro Junkies Talk Baseball, More 64! - C64 Cult Classic: Card Sharks, Dual Perspective - Q*Bert (Arcade), MAME Reviews - Lost Tomb + More!
Synergy is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by Alan Simek. In the game you are the pilot of a space ship. You need to escape the space station of Synergy. The game has quality graphics, sprites and great music from Fanta and Wacek.
A new edition of the German pdf magazine Lotek64 is now available. The articles in this edition: Lo*bert, Editorial, News, Zockotron 4, Commodore Hardware Retrocomputing, Street Fighter X Mega Man, Noctropolis, Breakoutparadies C64, Retrowelle - YouTube (2), Retro Treasures: Computer TitleBout (C64), The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, Captain Crunch, Home Computing extrem, SuperMarioScapes, Forgotten Worlds, Chipmusik, SIDologie and Videogame Heroes #10: Guybrush Threepwood.
Zombie Brain Eaters is a new game for the Commodore C64, made by Andy Vaisey/Arkanix. This is on of the games in the SEUCK 2013 competition. In the game you must fight against zombies to save your city. But be careful, if you use up all your energy you will become a zombie yourself.
SJD41 (S-JiffyDOS 1541) is an extension for the original Jiffy DOS operating system. SJD41 can be used as a EPROM inside the 1541, but also with emulators, the 1541 Ultimate, or the Turbo Chameleon64. Features: Faster loading and saving. 40 Tracks compatible. GEOS validation and scratching. Extended disk drive status, and much more.
AmiArcadia is a emulator of early game consoles like the PHUNSY, Elektor TV Games Computer, Interton VC 4000, Emerson Arcadia 2001, Central Data 2650 and others. Ami Arcadia is available for the 68k Amiga, Amiga OS4, MorphOS and Windows. Recent changes are: Ravensburg Selbastbaucomputer emulation. Improvements: Restart playback. Interrupt flag, COS/COR files. Game info sub-window. Greek menu short-cuts.
Steve Morrow made a video about game design. In the video he explains the following subjects: Programming with Basic and assembly language. Working with character sets and sprite definitions. Reading the joystick and writing on the screen.
All the videos from Steve Morrow.
All the videos from Steve Morrow.
Spy Rider is a new game for the Commodore C64 made by Alf Yngve. The game is inspired by the US Gold classic "Spy Hunter". In the game two players can work as a team. One by car, and also one by air. In the game you are a secret agent and are under attack from assassins in cars and helicopters.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Star Crusader (Human Soft/Gametek), Morton Strikes Back (Confused Pelican), Graham Taylor's Soccer Challenge (Krisalis), Discovery (Micro Illusions), Ghosts'N'Goblins (Elite), MiG-29 Fulcrum (Domark) and MiG-29M Super Fulcrum (Domark). Improved: X-Out (Rainbow Arts, Lupo Alberto (Idea), Snow Bros (Ocean), 1000 Miglia (Simulmondo), Ghosts'N'Goblins (Elite), Babylonian Twins Demo (Mesopotamia), Babylonian Twins Demo (Mesopotamia), John Barnes European Football (Krisalis) and Hybris (Discovery Software).
C64-Archiv is an easy to use file manager for C64-files on your PC. This program can work together with emulators such as VICE, CCS64, HOXS64 and EMU64 to start programs. New in this version: Preview of files with the C64 charset, Creation of vice-flipfiles (vfl files), Optimisation of the loading time when loading from the list and the GUI has been improved.
Hugues Nouvel made a AmigaOS4 version of the game Super Tirititran. Super Tirititran is a shoot em up game in the city of Cadiz (Spain). In the game you can use a force-fields, bombs and other weapons. In the game you can collect more weapons and extra lives. The language of the game is Spanish.
You can now see the names of the authors of the SID's from the C64.sk Cover Compo #2. For all the SID's you can now download the original files and complete credits.
For the voting result and comment you can visit the CSDB website.
For the voting result and comment you can visit the CSDB website.
The web page Retro Asylum made a podcast about games for the Amiga. Swanny tells about music from Amiga games, including music from Dave Lowe, Jason Page, Barry Leitch, Jolyon Myers and others.
Realms of Midgard is a new game for the Commodore C64, made by Anthony Burns. In the game you must protect your own city against the enemy. You play the game with two players, and you can use a galleon with canons. The game is one of the entries in the SEUCK 2013 competition.
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: Sign - IK+, Snake - Plissken - Herz As, Vision - Fun School 3 and New Stuff, Pseudo-Ops - Super Hang on, Hunter and X-Copy II 99 Tracks Version.
The GTW64 web page has had an update. New: Kult: The Temple of Flying Saucers, Rescue Mission, Speed Trap, Toi Acid Game, Vicious Circle, Ball game and Xykik. Update: 10th Dan, Opera House and The Pay Off, Purple Saturn Day, T-Wrecks, Turbo Cup Challenge, Speed Trap, Unnamed trailblazer clone and Vicious Circle.
Russel Comte worked for Melbourne House. Russel worked on the following games: The Hobbit, Fist 2, Samurai Warrior: The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo, Rock'n Wrestle, Asterix and the Magic Cauldron, Bop'n Rumble (Street Hassle), Shadows of Mordor, Fighting Warrior and Sgt. Slaughter's Mat Wars. You can read the complete interview on the C64.com web page.
Vicman has made a compilation of games. You can now watch more than 1600 video's of Commodore VIC20 games. A few recent examples are: Star Frog, Star Trek, Storm, Sub Command, Swarm, Tank Battle, Terminal Invaders, Tic Tac Toe, Timebomb, Tron, U-Boat, Ufo Pilot, VICMan, Villain, Voodoo Castle, Wall Street, Warlock, Workman, Zap!! and Zyklo.
The web page c64games.de had an update. You can now find 5922 games on this web page. The new games are: Alpha Omega Run, Asteroids Emulator, Big Birds Special Delivery (Hi Tech Expressions), Castle Master II - The Crypt, Centauri Alliance, Counting Parade, Dantes Department Store, Die Festung, Fischertechnik C64, Galaxy Force II, Radius (Kingsoft), Radius (Players), Rattler (Atlantis), Realm (Firebird), Rebel (Virgin Games) and T-Bird.
A new edition of the English pdf, text, seq, d64, html and Ebook magazine is now available. In this edition the following: Editorial, Commodore Free E-Cover Tape #4, News: Asteriods Emulator, TrackmoLinker, Bongo Cruncher, Revenge of the Tomato, Picture Ripper, Hoxs64, Blok Copy, Sheep vs. Fox, Retro Asylum, Plus/4 Hires Pictures, Fluffy Amiga Boing Ball, VideoClipper, Edition 30, Street Battle, Forest Glider, Olympic Dash, Don't Blow It , magiTOOL, Retron Phase On, DT96, S-Blox, Diesel Duel, IndieGO!, Dickinson, Altman, TAPClean, Cinemaware, SuperPet, Revival Studios, C64List, C64 File Browser, Floppy Disk Table, Vintage Computer Festival SE, THYX - Below The City, 64 Commercial, SUECK Compo Game, Assembloids, Spike/Minestorm and The Last Amazon Trilogy.
The AROK party for this year is scheduled for 05-07 July 2013 in Ajkarendek, Hungary. This year they have the following competitions: Demo (Max: 10 minutes), Graphics (Runnable, no animation), Music (Runnable, no covers, max 3 minutes), Streamed music (mp3, 128kbit) and Wild (anything else).
Asteroids Emulator is a new game for the Commodore Plus/4 made by Norbert Kehrer. The game is based on the classic arcade game released in November 1979 by Atari Inc. The original Asteroids uses a vector display. The object of the game is to shoot and destroy all the asteroids and saucers.