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Farewell Patrick!
Author: Zeldin - written on 31.12.2014

Farewell Patrick!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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Author: Zeldin - written on 19.12.2013
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I hate moving...
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Commodore News
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01.04.2020 - New video from 'Retro Recipes' - Commodore 64 Program stored on a Postage Stamp??
Remember that old wive's tale of a cancelled Royal Mail stamp holding a harmful C64 program on it?? 'Perifractic' from 'Retro Recipes' is exploring the myth...

01.04.2020 - eBook 'Commodore Tape Recorders' as free download
This is a booklet about the tape recorders used or produced by Commodore for its 8-bit computers, from the first one in the PET 2001 case to the model 1530 that many of us used to load games on the Commodore 64. You can get the .pdf version for free as a limited time offer.

01.04.2020 - eBook 'Commodore VIC 20: A Visual History' for free
A book about the computer that made Commodore enter the home market (PDF edition). Many pictures of the VIC 20 revisions and peripherals, plus restored box art images of all the cartridges sold by Commodore for the system. You can get the .pdf version for free as a limited time offer.

31.03.2020 - Amiga game 'Bridge Strike' as free download
'Bridge Strike' is a redux version of Activision's River Raid for Amiga and available as neat boxed version since 2019. Now you can get it as downloadable .adf for free now, though you should really consider to support the developers by buying it using the link <a href="https://amiga.net.pl/index.php?kwt=9956&lng=eng&fit=.505.504.503.408.407.405.404.403.402.">here</a>.

31.03.2020 - New C64 game 'Merge 64' released and available as free download
This game was written while watching Shallan's 16-hour charity steam in which he built the C64 game 'LUMA', and raised over $1,200 for Extra Life. If you like this game please consider also donating to the cause he is supporting using the link <a href="https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=405838">here</a>

31.03.2020 - New Video from '8-Bit Show And Tell' - 10 PRINT RACER: My New PET Game
Robin from '8-Bit Show And Tell' wrote a little game for the Commodore PET. It's a free download, so you can play it too, and walk through the code with him during the video.

30.03.2020 - Firmware update for 'Ultimate 64' and 'Ultimate 64' Elite available
Version 1.28 contains besides several bug-fixes the following new features: Debug stream over Ethernet, which logs CPU / VIC access real time, also possible to log C64 CPU and 1541 CPU alongside. U64 only. - ACIA (MOS 6551) emulation - Modem Layer emulation (6551 <-> LAN), supporting both outbound and inbound connections - REU load / save commands from UCI, using the preload settings - File append mode for Software IEC. - Support for SuperGames cartridge

29.03.2020 - New firmware for 'ARM2SiD / ARMSID' available
ARM2SiD v3.8 / ARMSID v2.10 firmware fixes a bug from older versions in the values generation of the register OSC3 during a noise waveform. ARMSID/ARM2SiD are replacement devices of the MOS6581 and MOS8580 used in the Commodore C64 - minimalistic in simplicity of circuit and use, not in function and power.

28.03.2020 - Update of C64 game 'DKJ Game & Watch' released
'DKJ Game & Watch' is a C64 port of the Game & Watch version of Donkey Kong Junior. The now released update brings the C64 version up to the same level as the Plus/4/VIC 20/Pet versions, with a high-score counter, title screen and correctly awarding a point for jumping from a vine over an approaching snapper.

28.03.2020 - Lotek64 issue #60 released
A new edition of the German .pdf magazine Lotek64 is available for download. Some of the articles in this edition: Der C64 spielt jetzt auch Gitarre - Robot Guitar, Ein C64-Spiel auf Schallplatte - Heartware-Piggy, Bewerb: Spiele mit nur zehn Programmzeilen - BASIC 10-Liners, Umfangreiches Adventure für den Commodore 64 - Methodist, Die österreichische Games-Forscherin im Interview - Johanna Pirker, Adventure-Klassiker neu aufgelegt - Jinxter Remastered

28.03.2020 - New C64 game 'City Bomber 4k' released
'City Bomber 4k', developed by Megastyle, is a single button game for the Commodore 64. The game is based on the good old Blitz game that some of you might remember from the VIC20. The game is available as free download.

28.03.2020 - New video from 'Retro Recipes' - Can we save this Commodore 64? EXTREME Refurb!
Pete from 'Retrohax.net' (aka Drygol) and 'Perifractic' from 'Retro Recipes' are showing us another incredible Extreme Refurb! Is it possible to bring this completely rotten, devastated and raped Commodore 64 back to life?

26.03.2020 - PDF Retro magazine REV'n'GE issue 108 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.

25.03.2020 - New video footage of WIP C64 game 'Fix It Felix Jr.'
This video shows the first cutscene of the upcoming Commodore 64 conversion of 'Fix It Felix Jr.'. The game was the game featured in the film 'Wreck It Ralph'. While there is already a browser version of the game from Disney and some homebrew versions for consoles, now a C64 port (WIP) was recently announced.

24.03.2020 - New C64 puzzle game 'Luma' released on itch.io
Luma is a laser based sliding puzzle game for the Commodore 64. Slide batteries, lasers and mirrors around to light the targets within the given shift count. With 128 levels Luma will keep you occupied for hours and test your puzzling skills to the max.

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