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Commodore Retro Magic Dream: Pyc64 supports I/O on real emulation

I am happy to announce pyc64 now supports save and load programs on top of real emulation. Irmen point me to the right code to look, and I implemented the fix in the weekend; happy hacking!   Commodore-64 simulator in pure Python https://github.com/irmen/pyc64 5 forks. 37 stars. 1 open issues. Recent commits: Merge pull request …

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RetroGames TheC64 (BIG)

It is already history, and you can read my review there. But if you like to try it yourself, you can order the C/64 Replica below. PS: if you wait some time, I predict it will ha a sale price of 40% of more, in a couple of months…versus the current 104€ retail price.

Commander X16: retro magic dream

Some time ago I mentioned the Pyc64 project, a “differently emulated” C/64. There’s a much more ambitious project that’s going under pressure, it’s called Commander X 16. Commander X 16 has been started by David Murray and three other guys. David’s desire was to create an 8-bit computer similar to the C/64 but a little …

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Coming soon 8 Bit computers: from 1977 to 1985

Hi all! I decided to write a book called “8-Bit Computers: Retro computer history in the ’80”. It is my first book on this topic, so I need you comments & advices! A small extract is right here for download. You will be able to buy the Kindle edition for little as € 0,99 by …

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C64 Kernal and ROM Hacking

Michael Steil just published a repository you can actually USE to hack C64 Kernal and ROM. A nice idea you can play with using VICE emulator… Commodore 64 BASIC and KERNAL Source https://github.com/mist64/c64rom 15 forks. 87 stars. 2 open issues. Recent commits: Makefile: fix checksum generation for basic.bin (#1)The Makefile executes some shell commands to …

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Georg Rottensteiner C64Studio

Ok this is a bit embarassing! Even in 2019, there is a IDE for C/64 which is still mantained! C64 Studio is a full .NET IDE which can connect to [Win]Vice for debugging. It seems Deutsche guys are very strong on C/64 Developmenet on these days….

Z80 Retro Computing with Arduino

The ZilogZ80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor. It was introduced by Zilog in 1976 as the startup company’s first product. The Z80 was conceived by Federico Faggin in late 1974. The Z80 was software compatible (!) with the Intel 8080 machine language. It added several extensions and was the heart of the ZX Spectrum. Zilog Z80 is the chip who powered half of the ’80 microcomputers. …

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