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CharPad Pro V3.09 released
CharPad is a graphics data editing tool that facilitates the production of graphics data in a format compatible with the legendary Commodore 64 home computer. CharPad Pro is an evolution of the original CharPad tool that contains useful additional features, many of which have been commissioned by Thalamus Digital Publishing during the latter half of 2019 to assist in the development of their own games. New in V3.09: - Char/tile/map editing for retro games. - Supports ALL standard C64 display modes. - High quality import for bitmap modes.
This has to be the ultimate retro chip tester - new video from 'Adrian's Digital Basement'
Keeping old computers running can sometimes be a difficult task due to the fact old chips fail. Having something that can quickly test the myriad of chips on in these old computers would be really helpful in keeping these machines alive. This device promises to do just that, watch to find out if it delivers.
Mail Day - C128, TI99/4A, ZX Spectrum Clone and Lots More! - new video from 'Noel's Retro Lab'
Quite the interesting backlog of mail this week: A Commodore 128 and a TI99/4A to fix for a Patreon supporter, an eastern-European ZX Spectrum clone, a Dragon PSU replacement, a composite-to-component device for the C64, and probably the most special of all of them: A 1986 Radio Shack catalog full of obsolete tech and nostalgia.
Commodore 64: A Visual Compendium by Bitmap Books Overview - video from 'GRay Defender'
This is a review of 'Commodore 64: a visual compendium', that celebrates one the most popular home computers of all time, taking you on a journey through the C64’s varied and colourful gaming library, starting in 1982, with early releases like Jupiter Lander and Beach Head, and travelling forward through the decades.
Video: THEA500 - Production update - November 2021
If you might like to see some of the first plastics coming out of the machines, and some ‘keyboard’ plastics being laser etched at the factory, watch this video. For pre-ordering visit here or search THEA500 on your regional Amazon store. Also available at many other retailers. Visit retrogames.biz for more info.
New C64 game 'Seaquest' released and free for download
This is a remake of Atari 2600 game Seaquest for C64. The aim is to rescue stranded divers, avoid sharks and enemy submarines, and not run out of oxygen. You can refill your oxygen by going to the surface at the cost of one diver. If you surface with no rescued divers, you lose a life. However if you surface with six divers, you get a nice bonus based on how much oxygen you have left.
Protovision Shop: 'Multimedia Breakout' boards available
Looking for a neat way to more connectivity for your C64? With the small multimedia breakout boards from Protovision, you can connect your C64 to a wider range of audio and video peripherals without the need of many cables!
Scene World Podcast Episode #128 - Gunnar Von Boehn (Apollo Team)
In this new episode we welcome Gunnar van Boehn from the one and only Apollo Team. They are known for their stellar Vampire cards which are a must for every Amiga fan! In our podcast he talks about what they're up to next and some further insights
PDF Retro magazine REV'n'GE issue #128 for download
REV'n'GE (Retro Emulator Vision and Game) is an Italian and English-languaGE PDF magazine, not only for Commodore fans, that mainly focus on game REViews.
One-Line PET Emulator for Commodore 64 - new Video from '8-Bit Show And Tell'
We take a look at a single line of BASIC from Jim Butterfield, published in The Transactor magazine in 1984, that re-configures the Commodore 64 to be able to run some Commodore PET software. We type it in, test it out with a few PET games, and figure out how it works.
C64 Games on CD with the Rainbow Arts 1st CD Edition | Tech Nibble - new video from 'RMC'
The Commodore 64 was a hit in the UK and cheap, pocket money priced games on cassette tape (and perhaps some piracy) allowed us to build a healthy games library. But what if we could use a compact disc to put many games on one disc instead of filling our drawers with tapes? Enter, the Rainbow Arts 1st CD Edition. A rare collectors item and perhaps the first ever example of commercially released games on an 8bit micro computer (not a console) on CD. Lets try it out!
Amiga Germany Fan'zine - #2 - new issue ready for pre-order
Here is issue #2 of this new fan magazine with even more content. It's currently only in german language though. The contents of #2, on 48 A5 pages, are a banging 80s/90s design and the following topics: - Review „Inviyya“ incl. developer interview. - Re-play Review „Quik und Silva“. - Re-play Review „Pinball Game Series“. - Re-play Review „Robin Hood“. - cool demo tips for your Amiga. - Amiga Fun without Amiga? - Interview with former KAIKO team. - tons of memories...
Protovision Shop: 'SaRuMan-TED RAM expansion' available to order again
The SaRuMan-TED is the perfect solution for those looking to expand your C16/C116 computer to 64K RAM. Featuring a switch to toggle between 16K and 64K of memory, the SaRuMan-TED is an easy Do-It-Yourself solution that requires no soldering. Order yours now before they sell out again!
'Ray Fish Deluxe' for C64 released and free for download
The New Dimension is very proud to present a brand new vertical scrolling underwater shoot 'em up called "Ray Fish Deluxe". The game was originally made in the Shoot Em Up Construction Kit earlier on this year, as part of the Official C64 SEUCK Compo 2021. Several months later, T.N.D and Alf Yngve have teamed up to bring you a special deluxe digital edition of "Ray Fish". This beautifully colourful underwater shoot 'em up hopes to consist the following features: - New front end presentation with hi score table. - Awesome Ray Fish sound track remixes done in Sid Factory 2. - Smooth scrolling with an enhanced sprite multiplexor. - Smartl in game background animation. - Random power ups for both players. - Enemy smart aim functions. - Mean end of level bosses. - and much more.
'Cosmic Combat Deluxe' for C64 released and free for download
The New Dimension, in co-op with Alf Yngve are both proud to present Cosmic Combat Deluxe. A fun arcade blaster for one or two players. This game was originally created and designed using the Shoot Em Up Construction Kit and has been majorly transformed into the SEUCK Redux engine. The game also features the following: - Brand new front end presentation. - Uptempo 90s style music. - Hi score table. - No SEUCK slowdown syndrome. - 1 or 2 player action. - Original Cosmic Combat also included with a new title screen made by using the SEUCK Title Maker
Axis/Cascade is no more. We are all still shaken by the unexpected death of our friend and group mate Patrick aka Axis/Cascade. We wanted to express our sorrow, so I coded a little intro, which you can find in the C64 demo section of this page. The following text is a rough excerpt taken from the scroller:
Dear Patrick, may this be the condolence from the the group that was co-founded by you long time ago. We want to give you our last salute. I (Zeldin) know how much you were breathing the spirit of the scene. That's why I thought a goodbye demo would have made you happy. You and me exchanged lots of mails about how much we both enjoyed the good ol' days and of course: how much we miss them... It was this tie that emotionally connected us for over 15 years. Thanks for all your help in supporting the group and your indefatigable endeavour in spreading our name. Your tattoos were legendary! Thanks for your work on fb and youtube. Your channels were appreciated by a lot of people. Thanks for being such a good chap. You'll be sorely missed!!!
Mach's gut, Patrick... den Adler im Herzen, sge4ever!
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