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Here you'll find Commodore news - mostly related to C64 / Amiga - containing notice of actual video and pod cast uploads, announcements of new games and hardware releases, trivia and product info. There is also a RSS feed available!
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: Shred With Me, Allright!, Fezz, Peace & Code, Danys Voice, The Driver, Mere Assumption, Divine Incarnation, Misty Thoughts, Last Request, Jonas Fulstrand, P-GWIN, Return To Earth, T-Racer (Demo), Infrared, John Freedom, Speed Racer FX, Super Bumper, CCI, Chip In Paris 1, 2 & 3, The Party 1995, Oepir Risti 6, Act Of War, Aisle, Cubical Worlds, Cutesy The Bear and Galleons.
The web page retro-commodore.eu has many high quality scans available for the Commodore user. The latest additions are: Commodore Service Training material for CBM 4022P and 4023, Commodore Service Training material for CBM 40xx/80xx, Cinemaware Warp Speed manual, Interactivision InterBase 2.0 Amiga manual, Interactivision InterTalk 2.0 manual, Interactivision InterPrint 2.0 Printer Manager manual, Interactivision InterPaint manual, Public Domain Amiga in der Tasche Band 1, Betafon Amiga & TilbehÃ¸r Prisliste, Comal 80 cartridge for C128, Interactivision InterSpread 2.0, Commodore AmigaVision Authoring System User's Guide and User's Reference, Logic Diagram Dynamic PET CBM 3032-4032, Schematic Diagram Commodore Printer 4022, Schematic Diagram Printer Commodore MPP-1361, Schematic Diagram Printer Commodore 8023P, DeluxePaint Art & Utility Disk Volume 1, Trident Software 64-TRAN User's Manual, Commodore Service Training for CBM 3040, 4040, 3001, 8050, 8250, 8250LP and 8296D, Commodore Matrixdrucker MPS-803 Bedienungshandbuch, Commodore Dot Matrix Printer Technical Manual Model 8023P MPP-I36I and Amigas and Monitors Engineering Change Request, 31 August 1993.
Istvan Varga released an update for his Commodore Plus/4 emulator for Linux, MacOS and Windows. Changes in this version: Fixed a preview bug in p4fliconv.
On the 13rd and 14th January there was a retro gaming party, organized by retromania.pt, at an university in Portugal. Several retro computers were there ready to use by the visitors, including the Commodore 64 and the Amiga.
AmigaMAD is an English and Norwegian pdf magazine for the Amiga user. In this edition: MacOSX / MorphOS, AROS, AmigaOS 4.1 FE, Jay Miner, Jack Tramiel and the AmigaOneX5000.
Jan Beta made a video about repairing a Commodore 1541 disk drive. In the video he explains how to find the fault and how to correct it.
AK Real is a 16 colour version of AmiKit adjusted to work with real Amiga AGA computers. AKReal is maintained by Retrofan.
A new Kickstarter campaign has been started to produce a Blu-ray disk and printed book with The Commodore Story - Changing the world 8-bits at a time.
Potrace is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap and the output is an PostScript file. Changes in this version are: Improvements for speed, mkbitmap and the test suite.
Retro Asylum Podcast is an English podcast for the retro computer fans. In this episode: Steve Erickson & Mads Kristensen play Bubble Bobble (Amiga).
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Metamorphosis, Black Energy, Atmospherical Melodies, Rock Box 1, Music Disk 2, Kakburk, Strange Music 1, 2 & 3, Here We Are and Rock Box 2. Update: Die Drachen von Laas, PP Hammer, Gobliiins, D/Generation and Super Stardust.
Trevor Dickinson writes a blog about the Amiga. This time he writes about the AmigaOne A1222.
Dan Wood from kookytech.net made a video about MorphOS. MorphOS is an Amiga-like modern operating system and Dan tells about what you can do with it.
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Markus Tillmann (Amiga32.de), Hyperion, A1222, AmigaOS 4.1 FE, HC508 - A500, KA37, Laser Amiga mouse, The Amiga Story, Acryl case ACA500 and the Amiga Game Award 2016.
Games That Werent 64 had another few more bits and pieces come through over the past week or so â€“ another digest of recent updates â€“ including two new full games (Equinox + Soda Shop) that were recovered by Peepo, Tom Roger Skauen and Triad. Furthermore another 3 new entries and 5 updates were added.
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