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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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Commodore News
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25.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
C64 fighting game 'SNK vs CAPCOM' - More footage and new demo version for download
Updates in the development of the new WIP game SNK vs CAPCOM: There are some changes in the engine features and a new demo version for download (link in the video description). The update contains a lot of stuff: 3 new fighters, 2 new bonus rounds, tournament mode, new graphic effects and special moves, one and two buttons configurations and new intermission screens.

25.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
MEGA 65 Unboxing, History & Teardown! - new video from 'Retro Recipes'
Let’s explore the history of the ill-fated Commodore 65, back from the dead as the MEGA 65, & unbox it & do a mega teardown invitin including the microscope!

25.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
Vintage Computer Festival Midwest 2022 - VCFMW17 - new Video from '8-Bit Show And Tell'
When Robin said goodbye to his friends after the 2019 Vintage Computer Festival Midwest, he had no idea that he wouldn't be seeing them again for THREE YEARS. Due to the pandemic, the 2020 show was cancelled outright, and ongoing travel restrictions made my attendance in 2021 unfeasible. So it was with great excitement, when he returned for the 2022 show, which in one form or another has been an annual highlight for me since 1998. Join him as he takes a tour around the show, meets some old and new friends, including some faces that will be familiar to many of you.

25.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
Amiga Floppy Drive Swapper from AmigaKit Review - new video from '10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast (10MARC)'
This week on 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast, Doug is reviewing the new Floppy Drive Swapper from AmigaKit. This little guy can be used to turn your external drive into DF0: just by holding down Amiga-Amiga-Ctrl for six seconds.

23.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
C64 Round Up: September 2022 featuring Eye of the Beholder. - new video from 'RetroGamerNation'
The September 2022 edition of the RGN Commodore 64 (C64) Round Up featuring the latest game releases, pixel art, demo and add-on items.

21.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
'Games That Weren't 64' (GTW64) September 2022 Update
As the summer draws to a close, GTW64 presents 4 new entries, and 17 updates overall to various titles. They’ve added a new entry for Visualize’s Kung-Fu Warrior, which oddly we haven’t added until now. A strange C64 conversion of a C16 classic that had limited release in Spain and a number of tidy ups for many titles.

21.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
'Kung Fu Flash' Firmware v1.43 released
'Kung Fu Flash' is a cartridge for the Commodore 64 by Kim Jorgensen that packs a punch. It can emulate different cartridge types, load PRG files and use D64 disk images. Just place your desired CRT, PRG or D64 files on a FAT formatted microSD card and use the built-in launcher to execute them. New in Update 1.43: - Super Snapshot 5 performance optimization. - NTSC timing adjustments.

21.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
Incredible new Commodore 64 Operating System! C64 OS Review - new video from 'Retro Recipes'
Exclusive review of the new operating system for the 40 year-old Commodore 64 computer - C64OS! Is it better than GEOS?

20.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
Preview of '3D Monster Maze' port for C64 released
'3D Monster Maze' is a game for the Sinclair ZX81 by Malcolm Evans, which was released in 1981. Now there is a preview of a version for the C64, made by Max of Flat 3 Hackers. There are still a few bugs to iron out with the monster chase routine, but most of game working okay now. Also there is a need to add better chase routine and more mazes for when you complete level.

19.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
C64 game 'Captain Ishtar' - Release as Collector's Edition announced
Psytronik Software is proud to present yet another superb C64 release from master game designer Alf Yngve. Travel to the future and take the role of 'Captain Ishtar' in this exciting four part space action adventure and will be available to buy as a Collector's Edition in a full colour printed glossy box that contains the C64 game on 5.25" floppy disk. A Premium+ disk edition and Budget disk version of the game will also be available along with tape versions of the game.

18.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
C64 game 'Flaschbier' - Final version found and released after 37 years
Coder Peiselulli found the final version of his game, that was leaked and spread back in 1985 as unfinished version, on an old tape. Now he was able to release it as it was supposed to be, including: - level editor added, - game could be saved, - annoying ingame music removed, - GFX polished a bit, still coder colors.

18.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
'Lotek64 #63' released
Lotek64 is a free .pdf magazine in german language for older game consoles and home computers. Due to its widespread use, the Commodore 64 forms a "natural" focus of reporting, but no systems are excluded. Articles (besides others): - Interview mit Cracker-Legende Galahad (Amiga). - Action-Adventure für den Commodore 64: Metal Warrior ist zurück. - Das Museum in der Hosentasche (Game Boy). - Mit Pfefferminze gegen Bedrohung aus dem All: SEUCK Camp. - Ein erstaunlicher C64-Port des Sega-Klassikers: Sonic the Hedgehog. - Gold Quest VI: Im Bann der sieben Drachen (C64)

17.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
'Kung Fu Flash' Firmware v1.42 released
'Kung Fu Flash' is a cartridge for the Commodore 64 by Kim Jorgensen that packs a punch. It can emulate different cartridge types, load PRG files and use D64 disk images. Just place your desired CRT, PRG or D64 files on a FAT formatted microSD card and use the built-in launcher to execute them. New in Update 1.42: - Support 128k Super Snapshot ROM.

17.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
Commodore Amiga CDTV Upgrade Extravaganza - new video from '10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast (10MARC)'
This week on 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast Doug is upgrading his Amiga CDTV with some awesome goodies. Join him as we add memory, Keyboard, Mouse and a SCSI Hard drive to his fantastic CDTV that he got a while back.

17.09.2022 -
Commodore News - cascade64.de
K&A Plus Magazine #21 released and ready to be ordered
Komoda & Amiga Plus, or K & A+ for short, is a paper magazine dedicated to Commodore's range of home computer systems produced between 1977 and 1994. 82 pages (A4) on chalk matt paper offer in issue #21: - Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, Commodore in space, Enforcer: Fullmetal Megablaster, Get More Diamonds, Star Trek: games reviews, Jovian Moon Lander, Wormhole, Rigel Attack, Mob City, Bruce Lee Anniversary Edition, Strike Back, Tutankham, Subsonic, How to create an own game?, The epic Epyx, pt. 1, Ball and Chain, Demoscene by Wacek, pt. XI, Trek War XC=Basic coding guide, pt.2, MEGA65. First impressions, Alien Breed, Alien Breed 3D Demo Hack, UFO: Enemy Unknown, B.A.T., Emulation Zone: Kick Off 2 Online, Atarenium Falcon, What is an Amiga in 2022? pt. 2, A500 Mini – Amiga in a keychain, Junior`s Great Adventure, Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator, PiMiga, Wing Commander, Duckstroma, Amiga on NASA`s service, Console Zone: Uridium 2 CD32, My very own floopy battles

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